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Prophetstown, IL 61277
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Annual Christmas Card Making Party

Friday, December 8th Prophetstown Library with Lifescape, will be hosting a Christmas Card making event.  Everyone is invited to come and make Christmas cards to mail out to our local nursing homes and Hospices and spread some holiday love. 1:00-3:00 p.m. and snacks will be provided. See flyer for more information...

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Meditation Mondays December

Beginner Meditation Classes to resume on Monday, December 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, November 11th 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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reindeer cakepopAll school age kids are invited to our Christmas Story and Craft Hour on Saturday, December 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 December, we will be making character ornaments!

This month during the week of December 11th-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 Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer Cake Pop!

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Book Club

The next library book club meeting will be held on December 19 at 2:00 p.m. and the book is "A Christmas Memory" by Richard Paul Evans. If you would like to join the book club, please email or phone the Library, and we will get the book ordered for you.


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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.