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:
Thursday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m.
2nd & 4th Thursday of each month
Join IDES experts for a variety of workshops and topics.
Use this link to see what is offered for this month at Effingham Public Library.
http://www.ides.illinois.gov/Pages/EventsandWorkshops.aspx
No Registration Required.
Sensory Play
Thursday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m.
Join us for messy, mushy, sensory play.  We'll have activities available throughout the children's area.
Ages 2-5 with an adult
No Registration Required.
Thursday, Oct. 24, Noon
or call 217-342-2464.
Wondering how to navigate a new tablet, computer or phone?  Have a quick question or technology issue?  Our Reference Desk is happy to help.
Adults
Registration Required.
Thursday, Oct. 24, 6 p.m.
or call 217-342-2464.
Planning for Long Term Care
Oct 24, 6:00 PM

Join Jackie Witges as she explains the differences of the long term care facilities and what you need to look for, what you need to know about in-home care and other information. Sponsored by Effingham Area Alzheimer’s Awareness.
Encore Story Time
Friday, Oct. 25, 10 a.m.
Join us for an encore performance of our regular Tuesday Store Time fun!
Ages 0-5 with an adult
No Registration Required.
Hocus Pocus Interact
Friday, Oct. 25, 5:30 p.m.
or call 217-342-2464.
Get in the Halloween mood with an interactive movie! Costumes encouraged!
We're opening it up to the everyone!
Recommended Ages 10+
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2 to 4 p.m.
Look out for Effingham Public Library at this downtown event! 
*free books while supplies last.
Saturday, Oct. 26, 4 to 7 p.m.
Look out for Effingham Public Library at this Halloween Event!
 
Downtown Effingham
Sunday, Oct. 27, 2 p.m.
Look out for Effingham Public Library at this Halloween Event!
Nonfiction Book Club
Monday, Oct. 28, 6 p.m.
or call 217-350-0821.
Join us at the Fresh Digs to discuss this month's book, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt.  Pick up your copy at the Checkout Desk.

Registration Required.
*This event does not take place at the library.  Please join us at Fresh Digs, 210 N. Banker St, Effingham.
Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 10 a.m.
Join us for stories, songs and lots of fun!
We will also do a fun craft.
Ages 0-5 with an adult
No Registration Required.
Tuesday, Oct. 29, Noon
or call 217-342-2464.
Wondering how to navigate a new tablet, computer or phone?  Have a quick question or technology issue?  Our Reference Desk is happy to help.
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 1 p.m.
Sponsored by My Memory Worx there is no registration required for attending. Those with a Parkinson’s diagnosis, caregivers and anyone interested in learning more about this disease are welcome to attend.
The group will continue to meet on the last Wednesday of each month (except December) and will host speakers, peer tips and socialization.
No registration is required.
Sponsored by My Memory Worx.
Lego Club Jr.
Thursday, Oct. 31, 10 a.m.
Come play with all the library's Duplos!
Ages 2-5 with an adult
No Registration Required.
Thursday, Oct. 31, Noon
or call 217-342-2464.
Wondering how to navigate a new tablet, computer or phone?  Have a quick question or technology issue?  Our Reference Desk is happy to help.
Adults
Registration Required.
Encore Story Time
Friday, Nov. 1, 10 a.m.
Join us for an encore performance of our regular Tuesday Story Time fun!  
Ages 0-5 with an adult
No Registration Required.
Day of the Dead Craf
Friday, Nov. 1, 2 p.m.
or call 217-342-2464.
It's Day of the Dead and there's just a half day of school!  Join us at the library to make yummy Dia de los Muertos snacks.
Ages 6-9
Registration Required.
Day of the Dead Craf
Friday, Nov. 1, 4 p.m.
or call 217-342-2464.
It's Day of the Dead and there's just a half day of school!  Join us at the library to make yummy Dia de los Muertos snacks.
Ages 10-15
Registration Required.
SWAG - Seniors with
Monday, Nov. 4, 11 a.m.
Beginning November SWAG will have a new start time of 11 a.m.
Lisa Gradel, from st. Anthony's Memorial Hospital will give a presentation about nutrition.
Join our Seniors with Attitude Group for a monthly meeting.
Monthly door prize.
No Registration Required.
Story Time
Tuesday, Nov. 5, 10 a.m.
Join us for stories, songs and lots of fun!
We will also do a fun craft.
Ages 0-5 with an adult
No Registration Required.
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