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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
June 6, 5:30 pm
June 13, 5:30 pm
June 20, 5:30 pm
June 27, 5:30 pm

Widmark Wednesday Movies
June 8, 5:30 pm

Summer Reading begins June 13 – Click Here for Programs and to Sign Up!

Tuesday, June 7, 6:30 pm Adult Craft Night: Red, White, and Blue Clothespin Wreath
Start your summer decorating with this patriotic Red, White, and Blue clothespin wreath. Join us for a PPL craft night to assemble yours and take it home. There are a limited number of spots available. Please call or stop in to reserve your place.

Thursday, June 9, 6:30 pm Page Turners Book Club The book selected for Thursday, June 9, will be The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller. 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!

Saturday, June 11, 1:00 pm Northern Illinois Raptor Rehab and Education This is a live bird of prey educational and entertaining event open to the public without registration. Best for children preschool age and older as younger children may become overwhelmed by the birds of prey. Representatives from Northern Illinois Raptor Rehabilitation and Education showcase non-releasable birds of prey and the audience will:
•Learn what makes a raptor a raptor and the basic anatomy and physiology of a raptor
•Develop an understanding of the role raptors play at the top of the food chain.
•Understand how some species have learned to coexist with humans and how w can live and thrive together.
•Gain knowledge about rehabilitation and conservation.
•Be inspired by what we each can do to ensure these magnificent creatures are with us always.

Saturday, June 18, 10:00 am Medicare 101 Tim Burgess from Physicians Mutual, will talk about and answer questions on Medicare.

Thursday, June 30, 6:00 pm Abraham Lincoln: A New Birth of Freedom Kevin J. Woods presents a program appropriate for all ages (adults and children about 6 years old and up), consisting of a first-person presentation of President Abraham Lincoln in period dress, talking about his own life and the history of the United States of America from Independence through the Civil War; the formal program will be followed by up to 30 additional minutes of Q&A, photos, and informal interaction​. This event is free and open to the public.