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TOLONO PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT NEWS FOR JUNE 17 – 23, 2022

Election Day is Tuesday, June 28th. Did you know that the Tolono Public Library District is a voting place? Any Champaign county resident can come to the Library to vote! This year, early voting begins Monday, June 13th and runs through Monday, June 27th.

Early Voting Hours:

Monday through Friday: 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Saturdays: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sundays: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

PROGRAMS & EVENTS THIS WEEK

Summer Bingo @ the Library: Wednesdays, 2:30—3:00 p.m. Play this ever-popular game, earn prizes, and enjoy some great company each Wednesday. No registration necessary! Recommended Ages: 5-18.

Electric & Gas Safety: Tuesday, June 21st, 10:00—11:00 a.m. 

Introduction to Crochet: Tuesday, June 21th, 1:00—2:30 p.m. 

Check out our mobile app, Facebook page, or website for our calendar of events and see the new materials available at the Library.

Pick up the latest edition of BookPage, the monthly publication with book reviews, Q&As, feature articles, interviews, and much more. Free copies are located on the round table in our lobby.

TOLONO PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT NEWS FOR JUNE 10—16, 2022

Election Day is Tuesday, June 28th. Did you know that the Tolono Public Library District is a voting place? Any Champaign county resident can come to the Library to vote! This year, early voting begins Monday, June 13th and runs through Monday, June 27th.

Early Voting Hours:

Monday through Friday: 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Saturdays: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sundays: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

PROGRAMS & EVENTS THIS WEEK

Summer Bingo @ the Library: Wednesdays, 2:30—3:00 p.m. Play this ever-popular game, earn prizes, and enjoy some great company each Wednesday. No registration necessary! Recommended Ages: 5-18.

Needlework Club: Monday, June 13th, 1:00—2:30 p.m. Calling all fiber art enthusiasts! Bring your own materials and get ready for some good conversations and a fun place to complete your work. All ages welcome!

Adventures in Nature: Tuesday, June 14th, 10:00—11:00 a.m. Join us at the Library as the Champaign County Forest Preserve District brings hands-on activities and sensory experiences that will take you beyond the beaten path!

Check out our mobile app, Facebook page, or website for our calendar of events and see the new materials available at the Library.

Pick up the latest edition of BookPage, the monthly publication with book reviews, Q&As, feature articles, interviews, and much more. Free copies are located on the round table in our lobby.

TOLONO PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT NEWS FOR JUNE 3—9, 2022

The Tolono Public Library District’s Summer Reading Program begins Saturday, June 4th with a BANG! To kickoff this year’s program, we’ll be having a Science Show hosted by Absolute Science. We’ll have amazing chemical reactions, fantastic fires, and even some “explosions!”

This year’s Summer Reading Program theme is “Read Beyond the Beaten Path.” Anyone from ages 0—18 can sign up.

PROGRAMS & EVENTS THIS WEEK

Summer Bingo @ the Library: Wednesdays, 2:30—3:00 p.m. Play this ever-popular game, earn prizes, and enjoy some great company each Wednesday. No registration necessary! Recommended Ages: 5-18.

Summer Reading Program Kickoff Event: Science Show: Saturday, June 4th, 1:00—2:00 p.m. Kickoff the Summer Reading Program with some “explosive” fun in this high-energy and education science program!

Nature Survival with the Urbana Park District: Tuesday, June 7th, 10:00—11:00 a.m. Test your navigation skills, attempt fire-starting techniques, or learn some knots to get you through a tight spot.

Introduction to Crochet: Tuesday, June 7th, 1:00-2:30 p.m. Come to the Library to learn the basics of crochet from local crochet artist, Cathy Paceley. Register for the eight (8) week class online or by calling the Library.

Coffee Talk: Wednesday, June 8th, 9:00—10:00 a.m. Seniors can enjoy a planned activity, coffee, and light refreshments! This month’s presentation: “Role of Railroads in the Establishment and Growth of Tolono.”

Check out our mobile app, Facebook page, or website for our calendar of events and see the new materials available at the Library.

Pick up the latest edition of BookPage, the monthly publication with book reviews, Q&As, feature articles, interviews, and much more. Free copies are located on the round table in our lobby.

TOLONO PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT NEWS FOR MAY 27-JUNE 2, 2022

The Tolono Public Library District will be closed Monday, May 30th for Memorial Day. The Summer Reading Program is quickly approaching! This year’s theme is “Read Beyond the Beaten Path” and will run from Saturday, June 4th through Saturday, July 16th. More information about this year’s program will be available soon.

PROGRAMS & EVENTS THIS WEEK

Summer Bingo @ the Library: Wednesdays, 2:30—3:00 p.m. Play this ever-popular game, earn prizes, and enjoy some great company each Wednesday. No registration necessary! Recommended Ages: 5-18.

Check out our mobile app, Facebook page, or website for our calendar of events and see the new materials available at the Library.

Pick up the latest edition of BookPage, the monthly publication with book reviews, Q&As, feature articles, interviews, and much more. Free copies are located on the round table in our lobby.

TOLONO PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT NEWS FOR MAY 20—26, 2022

Hooray for HOOPLA! Why the excitement, you ask? Hoopla offers a large selection of e-books, audiobooks, movies, music, tv shows and more! If you have a live internet connection, you can stream materials right to your device. The Hoopla App allows you to download content to your mobile device so you can watch, read or listen off-line. This is a great option for travel. One of the best features of Hoopla is there is no waiting list for content. Click, borrow, and it’s yours. The item automatically returns itself at the end of the lending period. Go to our website or stop in the Library for more details.

PROGRAMS & EVENTS THIS WEEK

Family Backyard Bingo: May 20th, 6:00—6:30 pm. Bring a blanket and get ready for some bingo family fun on the “lawn” behind the Library! Weather permitting. Register online or by calling the Library.

Summer Saturdays in the Park: Explore the Outdoors: May 21st, 9:00—11:00 a.m. (Colbert Park, Savoy) Join us at Colbert Park in Savoy on the third Saturday of each month for some outdoor family fun!

Outdoor Preschool Storytime: Mondays, 10:00—10:30 a.m. Each Monday, preschoolers and their caregivers will read stories and participate in a fun craft and/or activity based on that week’s theme! No registration necessary.

ILP: Jessamine Chan & Emily Maloney (via Zoom): May 25th, 7:00—8:00 p.m. Register @ bit.ly/ILP_JessamineEmily

Check out our mobile app, Facebook page, or website for our calendar of events and see the new materials available at the Library.

Pick up the latest edition of BookPage, the monthly publication with book reviews, Q&As, feature articles, interviews, and much more. Free copies are located on the round table in our lobby.