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Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Helen Matthes 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, May 5, 10 a.m.Story Time
100 E. Market Ave.
Join us for stories, songs and lots of fun!
Ages 0-5
No Registration Required.
Teen Volunteer Training
4:30 p.m.
 Teen Volunteer Training
Tuesday, May 5, 4:30 p.m.
100 E. Market Ave.
Teen volunteers are needed for the Summer Reading Program!  Each volunteer must attend one training session.  Each training session consists of reviewing techniques and guidelines, a little paperwork to take home and return, and a preview of all the fun to be had this summer!
Ages 13-...read more
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Make Mom’s Card @ the Craft Table
Make Mom’s Card @ the Craft Table
Thursday, May. 7Make Mom’s Car
100 E. Market Ave.
Stop in any time we're open to create a special card for Mother's Day!
All Ages
No Registration Required.
SWAG - Social Group for Seniors
10 a.m.
SWAG - Social Group for Seniors
Thursday, May. 7, 10 a.m.SWAG  - Social Group
100 E. Market Ave.
Join our social group for Seniors.
Monthly Door Prize.
No Registration Required.
Gardening Program
6 p.m.
 Gardening Program
Thursday, May 7, 6 p.m.
100 E. Market Ave.
Gardening Program
Thursday, May 7
6 p.m.
Want to garden, but hate the strain it adds to your joints?  Join the Effingham Master Gardeners as they share best tips for container gardening and demonstrate how container gardening works for everyone especially those with physical limi...read more
Register Online or call 217-342-2464.
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Make Mom’s Card @ the Craft Table
Make Mom’s Card @ the Craft Table
Friday, May. 8Make Mom’s Car
100 E. Market Ave.
Stop in any time we're open to create a special card for Mother's Day!
All Ages
No Registration Required.
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Make Mom’s Card @ the Craft Table
Make Mom’s Card @ the Craft Table
Saturday, May. 9Make Mom’s Car
100 E. Market Ave.
Stop in any time we're open to create a special card for Mother's Day!
All Ages
No Registration Required.
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Creative Kids
4 p.m.
 Creative Kids
Monday, May 11, 4 p.m.Creative Kids
100 E. Market Ave.
Calling all clever, crafty, and creative kids!  Come create a fishy three-dimensional collage inspired by Dr. Seuss' "One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish". 
Ages 5-10
Registration Required.
Register Online or call 217-342-2464.
Evening Story Time
7 p.m.
 Evening Story Time
Monday, May 11, 7 p.m.
100 E. Market Ave.
Join us for a special evening story time.
All Ages
No Registration Required.
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Story Time
10 a.m.
 Story Time
Tuesday, May 12, 10 a.m.Story Time
100 E. Market Ave.
Join us for stories, songs and lots of fun!
Ages 0-5
No Registration Required.
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Story Time
10 a.m.
 Story Time
Tuesday, May 19, 10 a.m.Story Time
100 E. Market Ave.
Join us for stories, songs and lots of fun!
Ages 0-5
No Registration Required.
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Daytime Book Club - Flight of the Sparrow by Amy Belding Brown
10 a.m.
Daytime Book Club - Flight of the Sparrow by Amy Belding Brown
Thursday, May 21, 10 a.m.Daytime Book Club -
100 E. Market Ave.
Daytime Book Club
Flight of the Sparrow
by Amy Belding Brown
Thursday, May 21
10 a.m.
See our Check Out Desk to request a copy of the book.
Registration Required.
 
 
Register Online or call 217-342-2464.
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Encore Story Time
10 a.m.
 Encore Story Time
Friday, May 22, 10 a.m.
100 E. Market Ave.
School is out so Friday Encore Story Time is back!  Join us for a repeat performance of the fun stories, songs and crafts from our regular Tuesday Story Time.
Ages 0-5
No Registration Required.
Homeschool Happening
1 p.m.
 Homeschool Happening
Friday, May 22, 1 p.m.
100 E. Market Ave.
Calling all homeschoolers!  Head over to the library for stories and a fun activity.
All Ages
No Registration Required.
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Monday, May 25,
100 E. Market Ave.
Memorial Day
Library Closed
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Escape the Ordinary Summer Read at Helen Matthes Library
Escape the Ordinary Summer Read at Helen Matthes Library
Tuesday, May 26, Escape the Ordinary
100 E. Market Ave.
Registration for Escape the Ordinary Summer Read begins today!  Keep yourself and your family engaged and learning through the first six weeks of summer by registering to participate in all the fun! 
No library card needed to participate!
Story Time
10 a.m.
 Story Time
Tuesday, May 26, 10 a.m.Story Time
100 E. Market Ave.
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 29, 10 a.m.
100 E. Market Ave.
School is out so Friday Encore Story Time is back!  Join us for a repeat performance of the fun stories, songs and crafts from our regular Tuesday Story Time.
Ages 0-5
No Registration Required.
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