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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Story Time
10 a.m.
 Story Time
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 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.
Evening Story Time
7 p.m.
 Evening Story Time
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 7 p.m.Evening Story Time
EPL Children's Programming Room
Families of all ages welcome!
All Ages
No Registration Required.
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Windows 10
6 p.m.

Currently full.

 Windows 10
Wednesday, Feb. 10, 6 p.m.
EPL Computer Lab
Wondering about making the switch to Windows 10? Learn how to navigate the updated Windows processes.
Currently full. Please check later.
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Drop In Technical Assistance
noon-1 p.m.

Registration Full -- Waiting List
 Drop In Technical Assistance
Thursday, Feb. 11, noon-1 p.m.
(Thursdays, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25)

EPL Computer Lab
Have a computer or mobile device question that isn't covered with computer classes? Try our Drop In Technical Assistance option. Register online and then bring your laptop or mobile device and visit the Computer Lab in the library on any Thursday in February between noon and 1 p.m.
or call 217-342-2464.
CD Weaving
4 to 5 p.m.

Currently full.

 CD Weaving
Thursday, Feb. 11, 4 to 5 p.m.CD Weaving
EPL teen department
All teens and tweens are welcome to drop in our teen department for a guided  CD weaving activity.  
Ages 10-17
No Registration Required.
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Homeschool Happening
1 p.m.

Currently full.

 Homeschool Happening
Friday, Feb. 12, 1 p.m.
EPL Children's Programming Room
Calling all homeschoolers! Join us for a story and fun activities.
All Ages
No Registration Required.
 
Read to Clyde
3 to 5 p.m.

Currently full.

 Read to Clyde
Friday, Feb. 12, 3 to 5 p.m.Read to Clyde
EPL Children's Programming Room
Your favorite furry valentine is in the house, just in time for the holiday weekend!
All Ages
No Registration Required.
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Card Stitching
10 a.m.

Registration Full -- Waiting List
 Card Stitching
Saturday, Feb. 13, 10 a.m.
EPL Workman Room
Card Stitching with Nancy Fearday
Saturday, February 13
10 a.m. Workman Room
Ages 16 and up
Card Stitching is a great way to unwind and create something beautiful.  Come learn how with craft expert Nancy Fearday.
Registration Required.
 
 
or call 217-342-2464.
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Story Time
10 a.m.

Currently full.

 Story Time
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 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.
Word 2010 and 2013 Basics
1 p.m.

Registration Full -- Waiting List
 Word 2010 and 2013 Basics
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 1 p.m.
EPL Computer Lab
Practice includes typing a very brief letter. Topics include the quick access toolbar, saving, print preview, undo and redo, spell check, vertically centering a page, editing, different ways of selecting text, dragging, cut and paste, and copy and paste.
or call 217-342-2464.
Home Safe Home with the Effingham Area Alzheimer’s Awareness
6 p.m.
Home Safe Home with the Effingham Area Alzheimer’s Awareness
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 6 p.m.
EPL Workman Room
Effingham Area Alzheimer's Association Event
Tuesday, February 16
6 p.m. Workman Room
Join Drew Kirkley, Director of Education and Quality at Willowbrook Memeory Homes,  as he shares how to keep your loved one safe at home.
Registration Required.
 ...read more
or call 217-342-2464.
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TEDxEffingham at Effingham Public Library
7:30 and 10:30 a.m.
TEDxEffingham at Effingham Public Library
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 7:30 and 10:30 a.m.TEDxEffingham at Eff
EPL Workman Room
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Daytime Book Discussion
10 a.m.
 Daytime Book Discussion
Thursday, Feb. 18, 10 a.m.
EPL Luttrell Room
Join us for The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan.  The ncredible story of the young women of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, who unwittingly played a crucial role in one of the most significant moments in US history. 
or call 217-342-2464.
Drop In Technical Assistance
noon-1 p.m.
 Drop In Technical Assistance
Thursday, Feb. 18, noon-1 p.m.
(Thursdays, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25)

EPL Computer Lab
Have a computer or mobile device question that isn't covered with computer classes? Try our Drop In Technical Assistance option. Register online and then bring your laptop or mobile device and visit the Computer Lab in the library on any Thursday in February between noon and 1 p.m.
or call 217-342-2464.
Excel 2010 and 2013 Basics
1 p.m.

Registration Full -- Waiting List
 Excel 2010 and 2013 Basics
Thursday, Feb. 18, 1 p.m.
EPL Computer Lab
Practice includes creating a basic monthly budget. Topics include the workbook, quick access toolbar, saving, print preview, undo and redo, worksheets, navigating, auto fill formulas, editing and formatting, and conditional formatting.
or call 217-342-2464.
Spin Art
4 p.m.
 Spin Art
Thursday, Feb. 18, 4 p.m.Spin Art
Effingham Public Library
Recycling can be fun and beautiful!  Come use old CDs to make spinning artwork.
Ages 5-8
Registration Required.
or call 217-342-2464.
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Baby Bounce
10 a.m.
 Baby Bounce
Friday, Feb. 19, 10 a.m.
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 with an adult
No Registration Required.
 
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Songwriting 101
1 to 4 p.m.
 Songwriting 101
Saturday, Feb. 20, 1 to 4 p.m.
EPL Workman Room
Songwriting 101 with Bill Passalaqua
Saturday, February 20
1 to 4 p.m. Workman Room
Join nationally known songwriter, Bill Passalaqua as he shares how to write songs.
Registration Required.
 
 
or call 217-342-2464.
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Story Time
10 a.m.
 Story Time
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 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.
More with Excel 2010 and 2013
7:30 a.m.
 More with Excel 2010 and 2013
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 7:30 a.m.
EPL Computer Lab
Practice includes learning to use 3D References, statistical functions, and absolute addressing as well as inserting rows and columns.
or call 217-342-2464.
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Managing Files and Folders
9:30 a.m.

Registration Full -- Waiting List
 Managing Files and Folders
Thursday, Feb. 25, 9:30 a.m.
EPL Computer Lab
Work with a collection of various practice files and pictures with the instructor's help. Practice and discussion includes creating, renaming, moving, copying, deleting, restoring, and searching for files and folders.
or call 217-342-2464.
Drop In Technical Assistance
noon-1 p.m.
 Drop In Technical Assistance
Thursday, Feb. 25, noon-1 p.m.
(Thursdays, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25)

EPL Computer Lab
Have a computer or mobile device question that isn't covered with computer classes? Try our Drop In Technical Assistance option. Register online and then bring your laptop or mobile device and visit the Computer Lab in the library on any Thursday in February between noon and 1 p.m.
or call 217-342-2464.
Avoiding Big Mistakes When Saving for Retirement
6 p.m.
Avoiding Big Mistakes When Saving for Retirement
Thursday, Feb. 25, 6 p.m.
EPL Workman Room
Avoiding Big Mistakes When Saving for Retirement with Joe Fearday
Thursday, February 25
6 p.m. Workman Room
When it comes to funding your retirement, you have to watch your step.  What seems reasonable today may not ultimately help you reach your goals.  Join us as Joe Feard...read more
or call 217-342-2464.
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Uncorked Book Discussion
7 p.m.
 Uncorked Book Discussion
Monday, Feb. 29, 7 p.m.
Village Wine Store
Join us for a discussion of I Shall Be Near You by Erin McCabe at Village Wine and Gifts.  Rosetta doesn't want her new husband, Jeremiah, to enlist, but he joins hoping to make enough money that they'll be able to afford their own farm someday.  when Jeremiah leaves, Rose...read more
or call 217-347-0477.
     
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