JULY PROGRAMS

Due to distributor contracts, we cannot list movie titles here. Please call the Circulation Desk if you would like more information about a particular movie night: 815-875-1331, ext 200. All movies are free and open to all.

Monday Night Movies
July 4, CLOSED
July 11, 5:30 pm
July 18, 5:30 pm
July 25, 5:30 pm

Widmark Wednesday Movies
July 13, 5:30 pm

Summer Reading continues through July 30 – Click Here for Programs and to Sign Up!

Thursday, July 14, 6:30 pm Page Turners Book Club The book for discussion will be Monica Hesse’s historical YA novel The Girl in the Blue Coat. Patrons should call the library to reserve a copy of the book.  Bring a book title and author that you would recommend to the group for future monthly selections.  The Page Turners Book Club is open to all library card holders looking for their next great read!

Monday, July 11, 6:00 pm Virtual Program Invitation The LaSalle Public LIbrary will host a Zoom presentation with two NASA Solar System Ambassadors who will look back on the long and tumultuous journey of the James Webb Space Telescope, the most powerful telescope ever built, from concept to launch, its “30 days of terror,” and the science and discovery it promises to deliver, as we await the first images to be released on the 12th. This program will appeal to adults as well as older youth.  Register – https://bit.ly/3ub3wMS.

Tuesday, July 12, 10:30–11:00 am Summer Reading Outdoor Storytime Miss Jacqui will read two stories and lead everyone in some scarf and action rhymes in the greenspace near the library. Bring sunscreen and something to sit on (lawn chair or blanket/beach towel). NOTE: This is the only in-person storytime this month; we will continue to post storytime videos each Tuesday on the Princeton Public Library Facebook page.

Tuesday, July 12, 6:00 pm Virtual Program Invitation The LaSalle Public Library will host author William Hazelgrove for a Zoom talk on his newest book, Greed in the Gilded Age: The Brilliant Con of Cassie Chadwick, a Gatsby-esque tale of mystery, money, sex and scandal. Using newspaper articles, Hazelgrove will tell the story of one of the greatest cons in American history.  Register –https://bit.ly/3y9Mnpp.

Tuesday, July 12, 5:30–7:30 pm The Return of Board Game and Card Playing Night! Come for a social evening with your favorite board game and/or easy-to-play card games.

Saturday, July 16, 10:00 am Medicare 101 Tim Burgess from Physicians Mutual, will talk about and answer questions on Medicare.

Tuesday, July 19, 1:30 pm Summer Reading Program: Brent Allan presents “Camp Iwannareedabuk” Get ready to have a FUN TIME when Brent Allan and his puppet pals visit the library! This show has magic, comedy, stories, and tons of silliness! (And did we mention the puppets?)

Tuesday, July 19, 5:30–7:30 pm The Return of the Music Jam! Bring your instrument or a song to sing, or just come to listen and enjoy a casual evening of (mostly folk) music.

Tuesday, July 19, 6:00 pm Virtual Program InvitationGodspeed, John Glenn, Historic Flight of Friendship 7
On Tuesday, July 19th, at 6:00 p.m. central, the LaSalle Public Library will virtually host NASA Solar System Ambassador and LaSalle resident, Scott Pellican, for a presentation commemorating John Glenn’s historic flight in 1962 where he became the first American to orbit Earth,
Scott will provide background on Glenn, how the political events of the time led to the flight, the flight itself, and the reaction and celebration of the nation afterwards. After the program, Scott will answer questions posed by the virtual audience. To register: https://bit.ly/3neoer
For more information, please contact the LaSalle Public Library at 815-223-2341.

Friends of the Library Book in the Sale Room at the back of the library
Thursday, July 21, 10:00 am–6:00 pm
Friday, July 22, 10:00 am–5:00 pm

Tuesday, July 26, 4:00–7:00 pm ImpactLife Blood Drive Sign up directly at https://www.bloodcenter.org to reserve your place and time.


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