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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, June 12th at 1:30.

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Sign up for Summer Reading Now!

Sign up for our Summer Reading Program that runs every Tuesday in June starting June 4th. Cost is $3.00 per child, and children up through middle school are encouraged to attend. Crafts, science experiments and reading...what could be any better?? Email the library at hcadams1@yahoo.com or phone us at 309-714-2699 for more info or to sign-up. Payment due before sessions begin.

July Story and Craft Hour

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All school age kids are invited to our July Story and Craft Hour on Saturday, July 13th at 10 a.m. at Henry C. Adams Memorial Library. This event is for all school age kids of any age! This month for July, we will be creating something special in honor of the birthday of our country!

This month during the week of July 15th-July 20th 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 firecracker cupcake to help America celebrate her birthday!

Our Tiny T Toddler hour will restart on Monday, August 5th, so stayed tuned for details!~


Try our New Catalog

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Book Club

The next library book club meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 18th at 2:00 p.m. and make the book "West with Giraffes" by Lynda Rutledge. 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.