Reading is the perfect way de-stress after the holiday season! Adults age 18 and older are invited to participate in CHILL OUT & READ, our adult winter reading program. It’s easy! Pick up or download a participation log between January 2 and February 28. Read books and magazines, listen to audiobooks, and/or attend Fondulac District Library programs during that time. Fill out your participation log, then turn it in to staff at the checkout desk by February 28, 2013, to receive a surprise and a chance to win one of several other prizes! Read the CHILL OUT & READ webpage for all of the details…
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The holidays are over, school is still out, and the kids are bored! What are you going to do? Bring the entire family to Fondulac District Library January 3 at 2 p.m. for an entertaining show by the talented Chris McBrien. He delights audiences of all ages with his magic show, comedy, ventriloquism, and puppets. Don’t miss out on the fun!
The Winter 2013 issue of Fondulac District Library’s Community Connection newsletter, covering programs and library happenings from January to March, is now available. Watch for your copy in the mail, read it online on our website, or pick up a copy at the library.
The latest library newsletter includes:
- Info on upcoming events for all ages, including family fun with The Magical Storyteller and a teddy bear sleepover, as well as programs on Medicare and the Affordable Care Act, hauntings at the Peoria State Hospital, young adult novels headed to the big screen, and more.
- Ch-ch-ch-changes! Notes from our Director on all of the new and exciting things coming to the library in 2013 and the many new things that are already here.
- Announcements for the Adult Winter Reading Program and a NEW book club for young adults
- It’s Tax Time! Find out more about tax prep assistance at the library.
AND SO MUCH MORE!
Holiday Prize Basket Drawings
To welcome the holiday season, the Friends of the Library will be sponsoring holiday prize basket drawings from December 1 to December 21. Each week, a lucky winner will be drawn. People may enter each free weekly drawing at the Fondulac District Library at 140 East Washington Street in East Peoria. The baskets include prizes such as gift certificates from area businesses, a voucher for the Winter Wonderland light display, and a reservation for the library’s popular Gingerbread House Construction event.
The Friends also will host a bake sale featuring homemade treats from 10 am to 4 pm on Friday, December 7, in the library’s foyer. The public is invited to purchase and enjoy homemade holiday goodies and support the Friends group and the library.
The Friends of the Fondulac District Library support the mission of the Fondulac District Library through advocacy, financial support, and volunteerism. More information about the group, its activities, and membership is available on the Fondulac District Library website or by calling (309) 699-3917.
Why should you take a driver safety course? Cars have changed. So have traffic rules, driving conditions, and the roads you travel every day. Additionally, people 50 years and older can reduce insurance premiums and become safer drivers. Join us in December 4 and 5 for the Senior Driver Safety Program, sponsored by AARP, RSVP, and Fondulac District Library. The fee is $12 for AARP members or $14 for non-members for the eight hours of instruction. Registration is required.To register, call 682-8521. Learn how to refresh your driving skills, save money, volunteer and find useful information and guidance about getting around at aarp.org/driversafety.