Effingham Public Library

Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Effingham Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
 Limit by audience:
Online Bedtime Story
Online via Facebook https://www.facebook.com/EffinghamPL
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 7 p.m.
Join us for a special evening story time.  Growing up is tough, especially during a pandemic.  We will share some books and songs to help us get through this together.  We will also create a time capsule for the library to be opened in 2025.
No Registration Required.
All ages.
Encore Story Time
ONLINE
Friday, Jan. 29, 10 a.m.
Join us online in our Effingham Public Library Facebook group for a repeat of our Tuesday Story Time fun!
Recommended for ages 0-5
Friday, Jan. 29, noon
Join us on Facebook as we talk books and community happenings.
No Registration Required.
Noon
Adults
Story Time to Go
ONLINE
Tuesday, Feb. 2, 10 a.m.
or call 217-342-2464.

Join us LIVE on Facebook for stories, songs and lots of fun!  

Register by Friday to receive materials to go along with our story time on the following Tuesday.   You’ll get story pieces, craft materials and copies of the rhymes and songs we use during our story time.  Materials will be ready for pick up on  Monday.
Unclaimed kits will be redistributed after 5 business days.
Recommended for Ages 0-5

Registration Required.

Zoom
Tuesday, Feb. 2, 6 p.m.
or call 217-342-2464.
Shannon Nosbisch of Effingham Area Alzheimer’s Awareness will be discussing the difference between normal aging,memory loss or confusion caused by treatable medical conditions and memory loss due to Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia. She will also discuss how to get a
diagnosis, what to expect at your visit and why it is important to get an early diagnosis. Shannon will talk about what researchers and doctors are saying is the best way to reduce your chances of developing Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia.

Meeting will be held via Zoom.
Encore Story Time
ONLINE
Friday, Feb. 5, 10 a.m.
Join us online in our Effingham Public Library Facebook group for a repeat of our Tuesday Story Time fun!
Recommended for ages 0-5
Friday, Feb. 5, noon
Join us on Facebook as we talk books and community happenings.
No Registration Required.
Noon
Adults
Story Time to Go
ONLINE
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 10 a.m.
or call 217-342-2464.

Join us LIVE on Facebook for stories, songs and lots of fun!  

Register by Friday to receive materials to go along with our story time on the following Tuesday.   You’ll get story pieces, craft materials and copies of the rhymes and songs we use during our story time.  Materials will be ready for pick up on  Monday.
Unclaimed kits will be redistributed after 5 business days.
Recommended for Ages 0-5

Registration Required.

Winter Sown Gardenin
www.facebook.com/EffinghamPL
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 6 p.m.
or call 217-342-2464.
Don't wait until Spring to plant a garden! View a recording by Linda Heynen, Master Gardener, as she shares how to plant your own mini garden in the wintertime.
Registration Required.
Adults
Valentine’s Be
www.facebook.com/EffinghamPL
Wednesday, Feb. 10, 7 p.m.
Valentine’s Day will soon be here.  Join us for some great Valentine’s stories!
No Registration Required.
All Ages
Encore Story Time
ONLINE
Friday, Feb. 12, 10 a.m.
Join us online in our Effingham Public Library Facebook group for a repeat of our Tuesday Story Time fun!
Recommended for ages 0-5
Friday, Feb. 12, noon
Join us on Facebook as we talk books and community happenings.
No Registration Required.
Noon
Adults
Story Time to Go
ONLINE
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 10 a.m.
or call 217-342-2464.

Join us LIVE on Facebook for stories, songs and lots of fun!  

Register by Friday to receive materials to go along with our story time on the following Tuesday.   You’ll get story pieces, craft materials and copies of the rhymes and songs we use during our story time.  Materials will be ready for pick up on  Monday.
Unclaimed kits will be redistributed after 5 business days.
Recommended for Ages 0-5

Registration Required.

STEAM @ Home
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2 p.m.
or call 217-342-2464.
Sign up to receive materials to do a STEAM project at home.  This month you will get materials to make candy heart oobleck!  Check out our youtube channel, Effingham Library, for an instructional video.  
Registration Required.
Ages 5-12
Encore Story Time
ONLINE
Friday, Feb. 19, 10 a.m.
Join us online in our Effingham Public Library Facebook group for a repeat of our Tuesday Story Time fun!
Recommended for ages 0-5
Friday, Feb. 19, noon
Join us on Facebook as we talk books and community happenings.
No Registration Required.
Noon
Adults
Story Time to Go
ONLINE
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 10 a.m.
or call 217-342-2464.

Join us LIVE on Facebook for stories, songs and lots of fun!  

Register by Friday to receive materials to go along with our story time on the following Tuesday.   You’ll get story pieces, craft materials and copies of the rhymes and songs we use during our story time.  Materials will be ready for pick up on  Monday.
Unclaimed kits will be redistributed after 5 business days.
Recommended for Ages 0-5

Registration Required.

Encore Story Time
ONLINE
Friday, Feb. 26, 10 a.m.
Join us online in our Effingham Public Library Facebook group for a repeat of our Tuesday Story Time fun!
Recommended for ages 0-5
Friday, Feb. 26, noon
Join us on Facebook as we talk books and community happenings.
No Registration Required.
Noon
Adults
Zoom Meeting
Tuesday, Mar. 30, 6 p.m.
or call 217-342-2464.

Are you looking for information about becoming a licensed child care program in your home? Are you already a licensed provider but interested in learning about resources to support your business?
This informational session will talk about the requirements to obtain a license, resources to help during and after the licensing process and tips to being a successful business owner.
Registration Required.
Adults.

 
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