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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Nonfiction Book Club - A Kim John-IL Production by Paul Fischer
6 p.m.
Nonfiction Book Club - A Kim John-IL Production by Paul Fischer
Monday, Dec. 12, 6 p.m.Nonfiction Book Club
Fresh Digs
Join Joanna Davies and Johnna Schultz at Fresh Digs, 210 N Banker St., to discuss award-winning North Korean history title A Kim Jong-IL Production by Paul Fischer.
Registration Required
See our Circulation Desk to pick up a copy of the book.

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Story Time
10 a.m.
 Story Time
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 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.
Lego Challenge
4 p.m.
 Lego Challenge
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 4 p.m.Lego Challenge
EPL Children's Programming Room
Join us for a story and a Lego building challenge.
Ages 5-12
Registration Required.

or call 217-342-2464.
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Daytime Book Discussion - Little Bee by Chris Cleave
10 a.m.
Daytime Book Discussion - Little Bee by Chris Cleave
Thursday, Dec. 15, 10 a.m.Daytime Book Discuss
EPL Luttrell Room
A haunting novel about the tenuous friendship that blooms between two disparate strangers - one an illegal Nigerian refugee, the other a recent widow from suburban London.
See our Circulation Desk to pick up a copy of the book.

or call 217-342-2464.
Tech Drop-In
12 -1 p.m.
 Tech Drop-In
Thursday, Dec. 15, 12 -1 p.m.
Effingham Public Library
Have a computer question?  Need help with your tablet?  Claim your spot and we'll do our best to help!

Registration required, begins Dec 19.
Polar Express Family Party
6 p.m.
 Polar Express Family Party
Thursday, Dec. 15, 6 p.m.Polar Express Family
EPL Children's Programming Room
Feel free to come in your pajamas to be part of a festive reading of The Polar Express to get in the holiday spirit.  Snack and craft are included in this fun evening.
All Ages 
Registration Required.

or call 217-342-2464.
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Story Time
10 a.m.
 Story Time
Tuesday, Dec. 20, 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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Tech Drop-In
12 -1 p.m.
 Tech Drop-In
Thursday, Dec. 22, 12 -1 p.m.
Effingham Public Library
Have a computer question?  Need help with your tablet?  Claim your spot and we'll do our best to help!

or call 217-342-2464.
Tech Drop-In
12 -1 p.m.
 Tech Drop-In
Thursday, Dec. 22, 12 -1 p.m.
Effingham Public Library
Have a computer question?  Need help with your tablet?  Claim your spot and we'll do our best to help!

Registration required, begins Dec 19.
Wooden Spoon Santas
4 p.m.
 Wooden Spoon Santas
Thursday, Dec. 22, 4 p.m.Wooden Spoon Santas
EPL Children's Programming Room
Come create a cute holiday ornament out of a wooden spoon.
Ages 8-12
Registration Required.

or call 217-342-2464.
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Holiday Break Craft Table
 Holiday Break Craft Table
Friday, Dec. 23
EPL Children's Programming Room
Stop in the Children's Department to make a self-guided craft.
All Ages
No Registration Required.
Read to Clyde
10 a.m. to noon
 Read to Clyde
Friday, Dec. 23, 10 a.m. to noonRead to Clyde
EPL Children's Programming Room
Come read to our registered therapy dog Clyde!  Dogs are non-judgmental listeners, so this is a great program for new or practicing readers.
All Ages
No Registration Required.
 
Movie Matinee - The Secret Life of Pets (PG, 90 minutes)
1 p.m.
Movie Matinee - The Secret Life of Pets (PG, 90 minutes)
Friday, Dec. 23, 1 p.m.Movie Matinee - The
EPL Workman Room
School's out for winter break, and we're starting it off right with a great new release!  We'll provide the popcorn!
All Ages
No Registration Required.
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Saturday, Dec. 24
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Monday, Dec. 26
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Holiday Break Craft Table
 Holiday Break Craft Table
Tuesday, Dec. 27
EPL Children's Programming Room
Stop in the Children's Department to make a self-guided craft.
All Ages
No Registration Required.
Story Time
10 a.m.
 Story Time
Tuesday, Dec. 27, 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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Holiday Break Craft Table
 Holiday Break Craft Table
Wednesday, Dec. 28
EPL Children's Programming Room
Stop in the Children's Department to make a self-guided craft.
All Ages
No Registration Required.
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Holiday Break Craft Table
 Holiday Break Craft Table
Thursday, Dec. 29
EPL Children's Programming Room
Stop in the Children's Department to make a self-guided craft.
All Ages
No Registration Required.
Tech Drop-In
12 -1 p.m.
 Tech Drop-In
Thursday, Dec. 29, 12 -1 p.m.
Effingham Public Library
Have a computer question?  Need help with your tablet?  Claim your spot and we'll do our best to help!

or call 217-342-2464.
Tech Drop-In
12 -1 p.m.
 Tech Drop-In
Thursday, Dec. 29, 12 -1 p.m.
Effingham Public Library
Have a computer question?  Need help with your tablet?  Claim your spot and we'll do our best to help!

Registration required, begins Dec 19.
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Holiday Break Craft Table
 Holiday Break Craft Table
Friday, Dec. 30
EPL Children's Programming Room
Stop in the Children's Department to make a self-guided craft.
All Ages
No Registration Required.
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Saturday, Dec. 31
Effingham Public Library
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