Litchfield Public Library District

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  • Seusstacular Celebration!!!

    Join us in celebrating with Dr. Seuss. Crafts, games, puzzles, prizes and MORE!

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  • China: How to NOT Get Deported

    lecture and book signing by Mike Meier

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  • Library Book Sale

    Over 3000 new and ex-library books for sale! Come early, come often!

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  • Summer Reading Program

    For all those who signed up for the Hands-On Program ONLY

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  • Library Closed

    Happy July 4th! Have a safe and happy holiday!

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  • Litchfield's Party in the Park

    The Library will be CLOSED throughout the Party in the Park. Enjoy!

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  • Summer Reading Program Orientation

    Join Sara for information on the hows, whys, and wheres of the "Reading is Magical" summer program! For all registrants of both the hands-on and on-your-own summer programs.

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  • SRP Night of Swords

    For all participants in the hands-on AND on-your-own summer reading program! Bring your royal servant OR another adult to help with this activity!

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  • SRP Royal Ball

    Here ye, here ye... the finale of the Reading is Magical program will be a BLAST, so be sure to attend! For all participants of the hands-on AND on-your-own program. PS -- this is also Sara's 40th birthday so bring her chocolate!!!!!!

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  • Tom Emery on Illinois & The Civil War

    Join local historian, speaker, and author Tom Emery for an evening about Illinois' role in the Civil War.

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  • Budge & Appropriations Public Hearing

    As required by law, a public hearing will be held on the Library's FY 11/12 budget beginning at 6:15pm.

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  • Santa Celebration

    Join the Library and the Litchfield Chamber of Commerce as they celebrate Santa's arrival to Litchfield! Come make crafts, hear a story, have a snack, and meet Santa @ your library!

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  • E-Books @ Your Library

    Did you get a kindle, nook, or other e-reader for Christmas? Do you need some insight on how to use it with the Library's OverDrive system? Join us for an evening of e-readers!

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  • Author Visit - Don Stankus

    Don Stankus, author of Rimko's Run, will be at the Library to discuss his book, the existence of angels, and more. Join us!

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  • Preschool Story Hour

    Join us for stories, crafts, games, and more each week!

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  • MLK Day -- Library Closed

    In observance of Martin Luther King Day, the Library will be closed.

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  • Seusstacular!

    Join us @ the Library to celebrate Dr. Seuss!

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  • Take Charge Illinois... a program by State Comptroller's Office

    This financial workshop will explain credit and credit cards, as well as monthly budgeting for your family's financial needs.

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  • National Library Week!

    Celebrate Libraries with us during National Library Week.

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  • Movie Night @ your Library!

    Join us for an outdoor movie!

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  • Movie Night @ your library!

    Join us for an outdoor movie!

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  • Movie Night @ your Library!

    Join us for an outdoor movie!

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  • Read Across America - Summer Reading Program Sign Up Week

    Sign up for the Library's 2012 Summer Reading Program THIS WEEK ONLY - June 4 - 9! Children who have completed kindergarten - 3rd grade AND preschoolers, grades 4 & 5 are eligible.

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  • SRP Orientation - for K - 3 participants

    Join us for a detailed description of our summer "ROAD TRIP" for Read Across America!

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  • SRP - Checkpoint Craft

    For the "hands on" summer reading program participants! Weekly craft projects and more!

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  • SRP - Family Fun Night

    Bring your family for a great crafting project! Create a state AND a USA map stepping stone!

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  • SRP - Celebration of Summer @ Litchfield Memorial Pool

    All SRP participants -- both the hands on AND on your own programs -- and their families are invited to celebrate summer at the Memorial Pool!

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  • Preschool Story Hour

    Join us for crafts, stories, and more!

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  • Labor Day - Library Closed

    The Library will be closed on Monday, September 3 for Labor Day.

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  • Library Board of Trustees Meeting

    All meetings of the Board of Library Trustees are open to the public. To address the board, please contact the Library Director seven days in advance to be added to the agenda.

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  • Thomas DeWitt book signing

    Join us in welcoming Thomas "TJ" DeWitt, local author, and his first novel Silent Warrior.

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  • Smash Journal Class

    Make a one-of-a-kind SMASH JOURNAL @ your library!

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  • Technology Petting Zoo

    Kindles and Nooks and iPads... oh my! Come "pet" these and other electronic devices in a hands-on open house where you can check out many products to see what works for you. Also get info on the Library's eBook program, OverDrive.

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  • Veteran's Day Observed -- Library Closed

    In observance of Veteran's Day, the Library will be CLOSED Monday, November 12.

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  • Book Signing & Poetry Reading

    Joshua Graff, former Litchfield resident, will present his book of poetry entitled "My Offering: A Collection of Poems."

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  • Thanksgiving Break - Library Closed

    The Library will be closed Thursday, November 22 through Monday November 26 for Thanksgiving. Enjoy the holiday!

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  • Christmas Break -- Library Closed

    The Library will be CLOSED Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25 for Christmas. Happy Holidays!

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  • New Year's Eve & Day -- Library Closed

    The Library will CLOSE at 2pm on Monday, December 31, and be CLOSED Tuesday, January 31, 2013.

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  • Preschool Story Hour Halloween Bash!!

    Join us at our regular weekly preschool story hour for a SPOOKTACULAR Halloween party! All preschoolers aged 3 - 5 are welcome to attend. Wear your Halloween costume for some added fun!

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  • Winter Reading Program Sign Up

    Attention kids and adults... sign up this week for our first annual WINTER READING PROGRAM!

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  • Winter Reading Program Reception

    Registered participants of our Winter Reading Program, come celebrate with us!

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  • Library Board of Trustees Meeting

    The Board of Library Trustees meets in the Mary Wallace Room on the upper floor of the Library. The public is welcome at all Library Board meetings but anyone wishing to address the board must do so, in writing, 7 days prior to the meeting.

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  • Party in the Park 2013 - Library Closed

    The Library will CLOSE at 3pm on Thursday, July 18 and remain closed through Monday, July 22, at 10am. The book drop box WILL NOT be available during this time but no books are due back on these dates.

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  • Preschool Story Hour

    Join us @ your Library for preschool story hour! Crafts, stories, and fun! All children ages 2 - 5 are welcome!

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  • Library Closed

    The Library will be CLOSED for internet and computer repair and upgrades.

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  • Election Day --- please vote!

    Be sure to exercise your right to vote in this county, city, township, park district, school board, and library board election.

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  • Sign up for Summer Reading

    Preschoolers, kids, adults: sign up THIS WEEK for Dig into Reading!

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  • Movie Night in the Park

    Join us under the stars for a movie! Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and a snack to watch a family friendly film on our 12 foot inflatable screen. Movies will begin at dusk.

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  • Dig Into Summer Reading program

    For those registered for the "hands on" program only.

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  • Touch a Truck

    Summer Readers: join us in Library Park, and the Litchfield National Bank parking lot next door to get up close and personal with some BIG TRUCKS! As an added bonus... K9 officer Shane Grammar will be on hand to do a demonstration with his K9 companion.

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  • Adult Summer Reading Event: DIG into eBooks

    Join us for some hand-on experience with e-Read devices like Kindle Fires, Nooks, and iPads. Learn how to join the Library's OverDrive Library2Go program.

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  • Adult Summer Reading Event: DIG into Your Family History

    Ever wondered about your family history? Interest in genealogy but don't know how to get started? Join us for an informational session on how to begin your family history research. Deanna Reeves, member of the Montgomey County Genealogical Society, will talk about getting started DIGGING into your history!

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  • Minecraft for Kids!

    Join us for some Minecraft fun! Open to all ages!

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  • Local Author Holds Book Signing

    Joshua Amos Graff of Litchfield will be available to sign his newest book of poetry "A Lightbulb in the Darkness." Books are $7.50 each and are available at the Library.

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  • Trick or Treat @ Your Library

    In conjunction with the Parents for Pre-K fundraiser, be sure to stop @ your Library after the Rotary Halloween parade for some FUN! Trick or Treat (mostly treat... but you never know!) will be held after the parade.

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  • Thanksgiving Break -- Library CLOSED

    The Library will be CLOSED Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, November 28 - 30 for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will reopen at 10am on Monday, December 2, at 10am.

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  • Veteran's Day -- Library CLOSED

    The Library will be CLOSED Monday, November 11, for Veteran's Day.

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  • Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas movie

    Join us in the Children's Library to watch this very special Christmas movie.

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  • Rainbow Loom bracelets

    The craze is here! Make your own Rainbow Loom bracelet @ your library!

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  • Crayola Ring

    Wear your own crayola ring! Design in, create it, make it, and take it home!

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  • Couponing Class

    Join mom and grandma Ann Estes to learn how to save your family $$$ with coupons, rebates, and more!

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  • Couponing Class - additional session added!

    Join mom and grandma Ann Estes to learn how to save your family $$$ with coupons, rebates, and more!

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  • Clifford the Big Red Dog's 50th Birthday Party!

    The Litchfield Library and Litchfield Park District had a BLAST as we celebrated 50 years of the BIG RED DOG! We hope you enjoyed it too! Scroll down for pictures and more!

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  • Board of Trustees Meeting

    The Board of Library Trustees meets at 6:30pm. Anyone wishing to address the board must make a written request seven (7) days in advance.

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  • Writers' Group

    Like to write? Join others with the same interest @ your Library!

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  • Library CLOSED - library workshop

    The Library will be CLOSED on April 3 as the Library hosts a workshop from the eRead Illinois program.

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