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Prophetstown, IL 61277
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Sat: 9 am - 1 pm

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Brain Exercise Classes Held Monthly

Experience a monthly journey with Kara Schweitzer, an educator from University of Illinois Extension, as she leads participants through interactive activities crafted to stimulate the brain and enhance cognitive function and memory. Regardless of age, whether you're young or old, it's never too late to embark on the path of brain training. Dive into this enjoyable and informative class with Kara. Next class is Wednesday, March 20th at 1:30.

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Tiny T's Jellyfish Story Hour Planned for March

Prophetstown Library has begun a toddler story hour that will be held on the first Monday of the month.

This month, let’s learn about those magical sea creatures that are called jellyfish!

Our toddler hour is stories and crafts for 2-5 year olds.

Our March Jellyfish story hour will be held on Monday, March 4th at 10:00 a.m.




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Mindful Meditation March

Beginner Meditation Classes to resume on Monday, March 11th at 5:00 p.m. downstairs at The Prophetstown Library. No matter if you've never done this practice before, we invite you to participate. This is a free class and is being taught by a trained coach. Studies show that regular meditation can lower the symptoms of depression, reduce the frequency of negative thoughts, and generate more positivity in life.

Story and Craft Hour

Plan on joining us on Saturday, March 9th at 10 a.m. for our Story and Craft Hour at Henry C. Adams Memorial Library. This event is for all school age kids.

Family Reading

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All school age kids are invited to our March Story and Craft Hour on Saturday, March 9th at 10 a.m. at Henry C. Adams Memorial Library. This event is for all school age kids of any age! This month for March, we will be creating Ninja Warrior Squishies!

This month during the week of March 9th-March 16th we will continue on our Family Reading Initiative, encouraging all kids to read in their households.  ALL children that comes to the library during these dates and checks out books, will receive a Ninja Warrior Cookie!


Try our New Catalog

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Book Club

The next library book club meeting will be held on March 19th at 2:00 p.m. and the book is "Ordinary Grace " by William Kent Krueger. If you would like to join the book club, please email or phone the Library, and we will get the book ordered for you.


New Books!


Wi-Fi Hotspots Available for Checkout

The Henry C. Adams Memorial Library staff is pleased to announce the addition of 4 WI-FI hotspots for checkout at the library. These hotspots allow our patrons access to 4g internet almost anywhere! Stop at the library to check one out today!

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Explore More Illinois is a free service provided by your library that provides instant online access to free and discounted tickets to museums, science centers, sporting events, zoos, park districts, theatres, and other fun and local cultural venues.