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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Story Time
10 a.m.
 Story Time
Tuesday, Jun. 19, 10 a.m.
Effingham Public Library
Summer Story Times Beginning May 29 through Friday July 27
Tuesdays 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.
and Fridays 10 a.m.
Ages 0-5
Join us every Tuesday and Friday for story times in the Workman Room then head upstairs to the Children’s programming room for more toddler fun with an activ...read more
Story Time
11 a.m.
 Story Time
Tuesday, Jun. 19, 11 a.m.
Effingham Public Library
Summer Story Times Beginning May 29 through Friday July 27
Tuesdays 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.
and Fridays 10 a.m.
Ages 0-5
Join us every Tuesday and Friday for story times in the Workman Room then head upstairs to the Children’s programming room for more toddler fun with an activ...read more
Balloon Animals
2 p.m.
 Balloon Animals
Tuesday, Jun. 19, 2 p.m.
Effingham Public Library

or call 217-342-2464.
Balloon Animals
4 p.m.

Currently full.

 Balloon Animals
Tuesday, Jun. 19, 4 p.m.
Effingham Public Library
**SECOND SESSION ADDED**
Come to the library to learn how to twist balloons into animals!
Ages 8-12
Registration Required.

Currently full. Please check later.
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It’s Not What it Looks Like! - Presented by Douglas Hart Nature Center
10 a.m.
It’s Not What it Looks Like! - Presented by Douglas Hart Nature Center
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 10 a.m.It’s Not What
EPL Children's Programming Room

Things aren’t always what they seem...especially if we use a little imagination!  Using “Not a Stick” by antoinette Portis for inspiration, this interactive program will encourae our own creative improvisations!  Book and Live Animal Encounter Included!
Registr...read more

or call 217-342-2464.
Perler Bead Creations
4 p.m.

Currently full.

 Perler Bead Creations
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 4 p.m.
Effingham Public Library

Currently full. Please check later.
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Daytime Book Discussion - the Keeper of Lost Things
10 a.m.
Daytime Book Discussion - the Keeper of Lost Things
Thursday, Jun. 21, 10 a.m.Daytime Book Discuss
Effingham Public Library

or call 217-342-2464.
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Story Time
10 a.m.
 Story Time
Friday, Jun. 22, 10 a.m.
Effingham Public Library
Summer Story Times Beginning May 29 through Friday July 27
Tuesdays 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.
and Fridays 10 a.m.
Ages 0-5
Join us every Tuesday and Friday for story times in the Workman Room then head upstairs to the Children’s programming room for more toddler fun with an activ...read more
Lego Club
2 p.m.

Currently full.

 Lego Club
Friday, Jun. 22, 2 p.m.Lego Club
EPL Children's Programming Room
Come to the library for an hour of free building with the Library’s 1000s of Legos.
Registration Required.
Ages 5 - 12

Currently full. Please check later.
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Book Sale
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
 Book Sale
Saturday, Jun. 23, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Effingham Public Library

A ONE day book sale will take place at the Suzette Bru...read more

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Plant a Story Family Program
6 p.m.
 Plant a Story Family Program
Monday, Jun. 25, 6 p.m.Plant a Story Family
EPL Children's Programming Room
Listen to Jack and the Beanstalk while you plant beans that will climb to your castle in the sky.
Registration Required.
Families of All Ages

or call 217-342-2464.
Teen Book Discussion
6 p.m.
 Teen Book Discussion
Monday, Jun. 25, 6 p.m.
Effingham Public Library
Non Fiction Discussion - Hillbilly Elegy
6 p.m.
Non Fiction Discussion - Hillbilly Elegy
Monday, Jun. 25, 6 p.m.Non Fiction Discussi
Fresh Digs

or call 217-350-0821.
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Story Time
10 a.m.
 Story Time
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 10 a.m.
Effingham Public Library
Summer Story Times Beginning May 29 through Friday July 27
Tuesdays 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.
and Fridays 10 a.m.
Ages 0-5
Join us every Tuesday and Friday for story times in the Workman Room then head upstairs to the Children’s programming room for more toddler fun with an activ...read more
Story Time
11 a.m.
 Story Time
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 11 a.m.
Effingham Public Library
Summer Story Times Beginning May 29 through Friday July 27
Tuesdays 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.
and Fridays 10 a.m.
Ages 0-5
Join us every Tuesday and Friday for story times in the Workman Room then head upstairs to the Children’s programming room for more toddler fun with an activ...read more
DIY Fairy Gardens
1 p.m.
 DIY Fairy Gardens
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 1 p.m.
Effingham Public Library

or call 217-342-2464.
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HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital - Hand Washing
10 a.m.
HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital - Hand Washing
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 10 a.m.HSHS St. Anthony&rsq
EPL Children's Programming Room
How well are you cleaning your hands?  Join us so that you can use our “special lotion” and see just how well you are doing washing your hands.  Students will learn the best way to wash their hands.
Registration Required.
Ages 4-10

or call 217-342-2464.
Harry Potter Potions Class
2 p.m.

Currently full.

 Harry Potter Potions Class
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 2 p.m.
Effingham Public Library

Currently full. Please check later.
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Roots, soil and gardening by the Effingham Farm Bureau
10 a.m.
Roots, soil and gardening by the Effingham Farm Bureau
Thursday, Jun. 28, 10 a.m.Roots, soil and gard
EPL Children's Programming Room
Join Lisa Zumbahlen to learn all about roots, soil and gardening.
Registration Required.
Ages 4-12

or call 217-342-2464.
Would You Rather? - Presented by Douglas Hart Nature Center
4 p.m.

Currently full.

Would You Rather? - Presented by Douglas Hart Nature Center
Thursday, Jun. 28, 4 p.m.Would You Rather? -
Effingham Public Library

Words are powerful tools - and we have the power!  Kids will make the choices that steer our animal adventure and create a unique story.  The choices are yours..and the fun will be too!  What will you choose?  Book and Live Animal Encounter Included!
Registration Requi...read more

Currently full. Please check later.
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Story Time
10 a.m.
 Story Time
Friday, Jun. 29, 10 a.m.
Effingham Public Library
Summer Story Times Beginning May 29 through Friday July 27
Tuesdays 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.
and Fridays 10 a.m.
Ages 0-5
Join us every Tuesday and Friday for story times in the Workman Room then head upstairs to the Children’s programming room for more toddler fun with an activ...read more
Stuffed Animal Sleepover
3 p.m.
 Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Friday, Jun. 29, 3 p.m.Stuffed Animal Sleep
EPL Workman Room
Drop off your stuffed friend for a sleepover party at the library.  Then, come back Saturday, June 30 at 10 a.m. for Books for Breakfast and find out what kind of fun your stuffed friend had at the library.
Registration Required.
All Ages

or call 217-342-2464.
Harry Potter Trivia Treasure Hunt
6 p.m.
Harry Potter Trivia Treasure Hunt
Friday, Jun. 29, 6 p.m.Harry Potter Trivia
Effingham Public Library
Are you a Harry Potter super fan?  Think you can solve tricky puzzles and trivia questions the quickest?  Join us for the Harry Potter Trivia Treasure!  
Ages 10-15
Registration Required.

or call 217-342-2464.
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Downtown Sculpture Walk
9 a.m.
 Downtown Sculpture Walk
Saturday, Jun. 30, 9 a.m.
Effingham Public Library

or call 217-342-2464.
Card Class with Nancy Fearday
10 a.m.

Currently full.

 Card Class with Nancy Fearday
Saturday, Jun. 30, 10 a.m.
Effingham Public Library
Join Nancy for this card making class with a focus on coloring projects.

Currently full. Please check later.
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