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Take a Look at our Nook!
We now have Nook Simple Touches that you can place holds on and checkout with pre-loaded books- titles include GONE GIRL, THE HUNGER GAMES trilogy, FIFTY SHADES OF GREY trilogy and many more. Ask the Adult Services Desk or the circulation desk - take one for a "test drive" today!
Street Release: My Bookshelf
Never sure when your favorite author is coming out with a new book? Want to be notified automatically when your favorite, newest fiction releases are ready for you to pick-up at the library. Join our Street Release by either printing out the form then bringing it into the library or stop in and fill one out. It's that easy! (To ensure enough materials, we encourage you to pre-register.)
Coffee and . . .
For retirees and seniors, the library is open on Mondays at 9:30 a.m. for you to enjoy a cup of coffee and...while you glance at the local newspapers, magazines, etc.
The Casual Crafter
Join us every 2nd Friday of the month (1:30-3 p.m.) for craft time! We are a group of ladies who enjoy crafting and socializing. Each month we make a new craft; it's a fun way to end your week. If this sounds like it interests you, we would love to have you! Call Ann at (815) 478-3987 to sign up, or there is a sign up sheet at the circulation desk. (To ensure enough materials, we encourage you to pre-register)
Library Perks for Adults
Library Perks for Adults are available every day over by the newspapers and magazines. Have a cup of coffee or tea on us!
Just the Basics (Free Computer Tutoring)
We can offer computer tutoring on an as needed basis. please call (815) 478-3987 with any questions.
Manhattan-Elwood Quilting Group
So much going on that we have created a separate page - right side tab - to keep us sewing on the right path.
If you would like more information or to get added to our Group contact Pam by email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Movies at the Library for Adults
We will meet on Fridays every month at 1 p.m. starting in September. Popcorn and drinks are provided.See the fall/winter schedule for movie dates. Our next movie will be on Friday, October 24th at 1 p.m. and we will be watching "Million Dollar Arm"
It's All About the Yarn
Join us on Wednesday's in January 2015 from 2-4 p.m. with Dale Ann, our knitting/crocheting mentor, as she helps new or experienced yarn addicts with projects/questions. Grab your needles and meet us at the library! The dates will be Wednesday, January 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th.