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.
 Limit by audience:
Encore Story Time
Friday, Jul. 23, 10 a.m.
Join us LIVE and IN PERSON!  Join us for stories, songs and lots of fun.  Crafts will be pre-packaged and available to take home.  
Ages 0-5
 
Friday Facebook Live
www.facebook.com/EffinghamPL
Friday, Jul. 23, Noon
Join us on Facebook as we talk books and community happenings.
No Registration Required.
Noon
Adults
Story Time
Tuesday, Jul. 27, 10 a.m.
Join us LIVE and IN PERSON!  Join us for stories, songs and lots of fun.  Crafts will be pre-packaged and available to take home. 
Ages 0-5
Peace for Parkinson&
Wednesday, Jul. 28, 1 p.m.
or call 217-342-2464.
Those with a Parkinson’s diagnosis, caregivers and anyone interested in learning more about this disease are welcome to attend.
The group will continue to meet on the last Wednesday of each month, and will host speakers, peer tips and socialization.
Sponsored by My Memory Worx.

Registration is required.
Library Basement
Friday, Jul. 30, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Suzette Brumleve Memorial Effingham Public Library will host a book sale Friday, July 30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday, July 31 from 9 a.m. to noon.

 

The Book Sale will offer a variety of new, lightly used, and vintage books in a wide array of categories.  These include:  fiction, history, mystery, cooking, Christian, large print, politics, military, biographies, nature, sports, travel, gardening, romance, sci-fi, self-improvement, and more. 

 

Children’s books, .25 each or 5 for $1, will be sold in a special area that allows easier access for strollers.

 

Shoppers who have frequented previous sales will find that some genres/categories of books have been moved and some new categories created.  Some of these new categories include:  mind/brain expansion, fun facts/trivia, Pioneer women, graphic novels and preaching guides.

 

Additionally, the book sale will feature a huge selection of DVDs, CDs and audiobooks.  For this sale, they will be priced at .25 each or 5 for $1.

 

No items will be sold prior to the book sale date.  Book donations are accepted at the library Check Out desk during regular library hours.  Proceeds from the sale will go toward special projects at the library.

 

If you have questions about the book sale, please call the library at 217-342-2464 x. 1 or email info@effinghamlibrary.org.

Sponsored by Effingham Public Library.
Encore Story Time
Friday, Jul. 30, 10 a.m.
Join us LIVE and IN PERSON!  Join us for stories, songs and lots of fun.  Crafts will be pre-packaged and available to take home.  
Ages 0-5
 
Friday Facebook Live
www.facebook.com/EffinghamPL
Friday, Jul. 30, Noon
Join us on Facebook as we talk books and community happenings.
No Registration Required.
Noon
Adults
Library Basement
Saturday, Jul. 31, 9 a.m. to Noon

The Suzette Brumleve Memorial Effingham Public Library will host a book sale Friday, July 30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday, July 31 from 9 a.m. to noon.

 

The Book Sale will offer a variety of new, lightly used, and vintage books in a wide array of categories.  These include:  fiction, history, mystery, cooking, Christian, large print, politics, military, biographies, nature, sports, travel, gardening, romance, sci-fi, self-improvement, and more. 

 

Children’s books, .25 each or 5 for $1, will be sold in a special area that allows easier access for strollers.

 

Shoppers who have frequented previous sales will find that some genres/categories of books have been moved and some new categories created.  Some of these new categories include:  mind/brain expansion, fun facts/trivia, Pioneer women, graphic novels and preaching guides.

 

Additionally, the book sale will feature a huge selection of DVDs, CDs and audiobooks.  For this sale, they will be priced at .25 each or 5 for $1.

 

No items will be sold prior to the book sale date.  Book donations are accepted at the library Check Out desk during regular library hours.  Proceeds from the sale will go toward special projects at the library.

 

If you have questions about the book sale, please call the library at 217-342-2464 x. 1 or email info@effinghamlibrary.org.

Sponsored by Effingham Public Library.
Seniors with Attitud
Monday, Aug. 2, 10:30 a.m.

 Join our Seniors with Attitude Group for a monthly meeting.
This month, Emily Debenham, Owner of Joe Sippers will talk about summer drinks and food!
Seniors
No Registration Required.

Story Time
Tuesday, Aug. 3, 10 a.m.
Join us LIVE and IN PERSON!  Join us for stories, songs and lots of fun.  Crafts will be pre-packaged and available to take home. 
Ages 0-5
Basic Computer 101
Wednesday, Aug. 4, 4 p.m.
or call 217-342-2464.
Are you new to computers or just looking to strengthen your computer knowledge? This class will cover the basics of computers step-by-step, including topics like using a keyboard, using the Windows operating system, and navigating the internet safely and securely. All skill levels may attend and questions are welcome.
Attendees are encouraged to bring their own laptop if they have one; otherwise, laptops will be provided.
Registration required. 
Adults
60th Anniversary of
Thursday, Aug. 5, 6 p.m.
or call 217-342-2464.
Join us with Ryan Ervin to learn about the history and construction of the Berlin Wall, along with some daring escape attempts.  August 2021 is the 60th anniversary of the construction of the wall.
Adults
Registration Required
Encore Story Time
Friday, Aug. 6, 10 a.m.
Join us LIVE and IN PERSON!  Join us for stories, songs and lots of fun.  Crafts will be pre-packaged and available to take home.  
Ages 0-5
 
Friday Facebook Live
www.facebook.com/EffinghamPL
Friday, Aug. 6, Noon
Join us on Facebook as we talk books and community happenings.
No Registration Required.
Noon
Adults
Chair Yoga
Saturday, Aug. 7, 10 a.m.
or call 217-342-2464.
Join us for a relaxing chair yoga session with Jessica!
Adults
Registration Required.
Story Time
Tuesday, Aug. 10, 10 a.m.
Join us LIVE and IN PERSON!  Join us for stories, songs and lots of fun.  Crafts will be pre-packaged and available to take home. 
Ages 0-5
Introduction to Micr
Tuesday, Aug. 10, 4 p.m.
or call 217-342-2464.
This class is a perfect way to get introduced to Microsoft Word and Excel! We will cover topics like changing text size and color, making bullet points and numbered lists, creating rows and columns, using the formula function, and other essential basics.
Attendees are encouraged to bring their own laptop if they have one; otherwise, laptops will be provided.
Registration required. 
Adults
 Introduction to Fac
Wednesday, Aug. 11, 4 p.m.
or call 217-342-2464.
This class will cover important topics such as setting up a Facebook account, editing privacy and data settings, and securing your account. Questions are welcome.
Attendees are encouraged to bring their own laptop if they have one; otherwise, laptops will be provided.
Registration required. 
Adults
Encore Story Time
Friday, Aug. 13, 10 a.m.
Join us LIVE and IN PERSON!  Join us for stories, songs and lots of fun.  Crafts will be pre-packaged and available to take home.  
Ages 0-5
 
Friday Facebook Live
www.facebook.com/EffinghamPL
Friday, Aug. 13, Noon
Join us on Facebook as we talk books and community happenings.
No Registration Required.
Noon
Adults
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