Sherman Public Library District

Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Sherman Public Library District! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 10:30 A.M. (10:30 A.M.)
Join us for an interactive story-time with scarves, shakers, songs, and stories.  Great for ages 0-5. Sponsored by Sherman Public Library District.
Tuesday, Apr. 16, 5-6 P.M.
Sponsored by Sherman Public Library District.
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 5 P.M.
Sponsored by Sherman Public Library District.
Monday, Apr. 22, 10:30 A.M.
What story do your photos tell of your life? Are your photos tossed in boxes or stuck on a device? Megan Johnson from The Sorted Home will show you how to create a photo legacy so that you can enjoy and share these memories with loved ones now and generations to come. Sponsored by Sherman Public Library District.
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 10:30 A.M. (10:30 A.M.)
Join us for an interactive story-time with scarves, shakers, songs, and stories.  Great for ages 0-5. Sponsored by Sherman Public Library District.
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 5-6 P.M.
Sponsored by Sherman Public Library District.
Friday, Apr. 26, 11 A.M.-2 P.M.
Congresswoman Miller's staff will be at the Sherman Public Library District to assist constituents with issues regarding a federal agency. Stop by if you need help with Social Security, the IRS, the VA, or other federal issues. *Subject to change, please call rep Miller's office at 217-640-6210 or 217-703-6100 to confirm latest availability
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 10:30 A.M. (10:30 A.M.)
Join us for an interactive story-time with scarves, shakers, songs, and stories.  Great for ages 0-5. Sponsored by Sherman Public Library District.
Wednesday, May 1, 10 A.M.
Join us for this informal book club.  Chat about whatever you are reading or watching over light refreshments.  Sponsored by Sherman Public Library District.
Thursday, May 2, 9A.M.-12 P.M.
Sponsored by Sherman Public Library District.
Thursday, May 2, 12 PM
Sponsored by Sherman Public Library District.
Thursday, May 2, 6-8 P.M.
Sponsored by Sherman Public Library District.
Tuesday, May 7, 5-6 P.M.
Sponsored by Sherman Public Library District.
Tuesday, May 7, 7 P.M.
Kal Penn (kalpenn.com) is an actor, writer, producer, and former Associate Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement. He is known for his starring roles in Designated Survivor, House, Mira Nair’s The Namesake, the Harold & Kumar franchise, and the Christmas comedy The Santa Clauses for Disney+. His first book You Can’t Be Serious was released on November 2, 2021 from Simon and Schuster/Gallery Books. He also narrates the audiobook.
He was a national co-chair for the Obama/Biden re-election campaign in 2012 and served on the President’s Committee for the Arts and Humanities, focusing on arts education and cultural diplomacy, including the first-ever US Government arts delegation to Cuba. Penn taught courses at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of California, Los Angeles. Originally from New Jersey, he received his undergraduate degree in sociology, theater, film, and television at the University of California, Los Angeles, and received a graduate certificate in international security from Stanford University. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Earlier in the year, Penn wrapped production on the Bloomberg Green climate change docuseries, Getting Warmer, and the Viacom/Paramount + comedy, Surina & Mel. Following the departure of Trevor Noah from The Daily Show, Kal was named as an upcoming guest host.
Kal Penn will be joined in conversation with Bridget Petrites, Evanston Public Library.
Register bit.ly/ILP_KalPenn
This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present (ILP), a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering premier events. ILP is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).
ILP is committed to inclusion and accessibility. To request accommodations, please email illinoislibrariespresent@gmail.com
7 PM, Tuesday, May 7 Sponsored by Sherman Public Library District.
Wednesday, May 8, 5-6 P.M.
Sponsored by Sherman Public Library District.
Thursday, May 9, 11 A.M.-2P.M.
Sponsored by Sherman Public Library District.
Tuesday, May 14, 6-8 P.M.
The Friends of Sherman Library Book Club is open to anyone who wishes to join.  Inquire about the book of the month at the circulation desk.   Sponsored by Sherman Public Library District.
Wednesday, May 15, 5 P.M.
Sponsored by Sherman Public Library District.
Tuesday, May 21, 5-6 P.M.
Sponsored by Sherman Public Library District.
Wednesday, May 22, 5-6 P.M.
Sponsored by Sherman Public Library District.
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