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.

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Coloring for Adults
10 a.m.

Currently full.

 Coloring for Adults
Saturday, May 7, 10 a.m.
EPL Luttrell Room
Color yourself calm with Nancy Fearday.
Currently full. Please check later.
Lyric Workshop for Beginning Songwriters
1 p.m.
Lyric Workshop for Beginning Songwriters
Saturday, May 7, 1 p.m.
EPL Workman Room
Join nationally known songwriter Bill Poss as he helps you work through the process of beginning to write songs.
or call 217-342-2464.
Song Writing Workshop for Advanced Songwriters
2 p.m.
Song Writing Workshop for Advanced Songwriters
Saturday, May 7, 2 p.m.
EPL Workman Room
Advanced instruction for those who have song writing experience.  Participants are welcome to bring songs that they are working on.
or call 217-342-2464.
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Introduction to Meditation for Stress and Anxiety
6 p.m.
Introduction to Meditation for Stress and Anxiety
Monday, May 9, 6 p.m.
EPL Workman Room
Join Wellness Educator Kaycie Reuters as she shares how improve your health using simple breathing techniques.
or call 217-342-2464.
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Story Time
10 a.m.
 Story Time
Tuesday, May. 10, 10 a.m.Story Time
EPL Children's Programming Room
Join us for stories, songs and lots of fun!
Ages 0-5
No Registration Required.
Inside the Shelton Gang - Meet the Author - Ruthie Shelton
6 p.m.
Inside the Shelton Gang - Meet the Author - Ruthie Shelton
Tuesday, May 10, 6 p.m.Inside the Shelton G
Effingham Public Library
Inside the Shelton Gang
Meet the Author - Ruthie Shelton
Tuesday, May 10
6 p.m. Workman Room
Find out about Shelton's "journey of discovery" as she learns the true identity of the man who ra...read more
or call 217-342-2464.
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Communication and Alzheimer’s
6 p.m.
Communication and Alzheimer’s
Thursday, May 12, 6 p.m.
EPL Workman Room
Alzheimer’s and Dementia changes the way your loved one communicates. However, knowing the importance of verbal and nonverbal communication is more important than ever as you take on the role of caregiver. Join Amy and Shannon of EAAA as they discuss common communication issues ...read more
or call 217-342-2464.
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Baby Bounce
10 a.m.
 Baby Bounce
Friday, May 13, 10 a.m.Baby Bounce
EPL Children's Programming Room
Join us for this program just for babies and caregivers.  We'll enjoy rhymes, bounces, songs and sensory play.
Ages 0-2
No Registration Required. 
 
Homeschool Happening
1 p.m.
 Homeschool Happening
Friday, May. 13, 1 p.m.
EPL Children's Programming Room
Calling all homeschoolers! Join us for a story and fun activities.
All Ages
No Registration Required.
 
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Clay Turtles
4 p.m.

Currently full.

 Clay Turtles
Monday, May 16, 4 p.m.Clay Turtles
EPL Children's Programming Room
Learn some new techniques and make a turtle out of air dry clay.
Ages 8-12
Registration Required.
Currently full. Please check later.
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Story Time
10 a.m.
 Story Time
Tuesday, May 17, 10 a.m.Story Time
EPL Children's Programming Room
Join us for stories, songs and lots of fun!
Ages 0-5
No Registration Required. 
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Windows 10
6 p.m.
 Windows 10
Wednesday, May 18, 6 p.m.
EPL Computer Lab
Wondering about making the switch to Windows 10?  Learn how to navigate the updated Windows processes.
 
or call 217-342-2464.
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Mom and Tot Art
10 a.m.
 Mom and Tot Art
Thursday, May 19, 10 a.m.Mom and Tot Art
EPL Children's Programming Room
Enjoy a good book and a fun art project with your little one.  We will read Little Blue and Little Yellow and learn about color mixing through play dough.
Ages 2-5 with an adult
No Registration Required.

 
Teen Volunteer Meeting
6 p.m.
 Teen Volunteer Meeting
Thursday, May 19, 6 p.m.
Effingham Public Library
We're looking for teen volunteers for Summer Read!  Attend a meeting then be ready to beat summer boredom, get experience working with kids, or log some service hours.  Or all three!  Volunteer assignments are created around your availability and interest.  Many options exist...read more
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Encore Story Time
10 a.m.
 Encore Story Time
Friday, May 20, 10 a.m.Encore Story Time
EPL Workman Room
School is out so Friday Encore Story Time is back!  Join us for a repeat performance of the fun stories, songs and craft from our regular Tuesday Story Time.
Ages 0-5
No Registration Required.
*During the Summer Reading Program, story time will be held in the Workman Room.
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Registration begins for SRP 2016 "Read...for the win!"
Registration begins for SRP 2016 "Read...for the win!"
Monday, May 23,
Effingham Public Library
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Story Time
10 a.m.
 Story Time
Tuesday, May 24, 10 a.m.Story Time
EPL Children's Programming Room
Join us for stories, songs and lots of fun!
Ages 0-5
No Registration Required. 
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Encore Story Time
10 a.m.
 Encore Story Time
Friday, May 27, 10 a.m.Encore Story Time
EPL Workman Room
School is out so Friday Encore Story Time is back!  Join us for a repeat performance of the fun stories, songs and craft from our regular Tuesday Story Time.
Ages 0-5
No Registration Required.
*During the Summer Reading Program, story time will be held in the Workman Room.
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Story Time
10 a.m.
 Story Time
Tuesday, May 31, 10 a.m.Story Time
EPL Workman Room
Join us for stories, songs and lots of fun!
Ages 0-5
No Registration Required. 
*During the Summer  Reading Program, story time will be held in the Workman Room.
    
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