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▪ Library News
▪ Adult Programs
▪ Youth Corner
▪ "New This Week"
Library News
Adult Programs
Youth Corner
"New This Week"
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Library News

Sign-up NOW for the January Jeopardy Trivia Game!!

Have some booktastic fun in January when the cold winds are blowing!! Test your literary knowledge! Receive daily emails and/or FB posts with book related answers for which YOU must provide the question. Weekly categories have increasingly, more difficult questions worth 100 to 500 points. APLD staff will keep track of participants and their points earned through January.

First, Second and Third Place Smarty Prizes will be awarded at the end of the month!

The contest begins on Monday, January 8 with a question released at 9am on Facebook and via email. Questions will only arrive weekdays through Jan. 31. Each question is only open to answer until the next question is revealed. Registration not required. Jump-in-and-answer at any time, but remember, more points puts you closer to the Smarty Prize(s)! Sign up (below) to receive weekday emails with the daily question. Facebook participants check the Allerton Public Library Facebook page for the daily question.

Submit your answer by replying IN THE FORM OF A QUESTION to each email or "Message" the Library in Facebook with your answers. Please do not add your answer as a "Comment" in Facebook.

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Adult Programs

The Library hosts free Adult Programs throughout the year for the education and entertainment of our Adult Patrons. If you would like to volunteer to give a presentation or have an idea for one of our Adult Programs, please contact the Library. Check the Online Calendar for scheduled programs that begin with "Adult..."

UPCOMING ADULT PROGRAMS AT THE LIBRARY...

▪ LIBRARY USED BOOK SALE - Dec. 20 - Jan. 2 in the Program Room. Includes Adult Fiction and Non-fiction, Young Adult, and Children's books.
▪ FIRST FRIDAY TECH TIME – Jan. 5 @2pm. Have your library tech questions answered on the first Friday of the month.
▪ BINGO @ THE LIBRARY– Jan. 8 @ 2pm. Adults (18+) are welcome to attend. Small prizes are awarded.
▪ COMMUNITY SCAN DAY - Jan. 19th from 2pm to 4:30. Share your photographs with the community!! This is a free, monthly event and appointments can be made. Items will also be scanned on a drop-in basis, however, patrons may experience a wait during busy times and if an appointment is not made. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a time to have your items scanned, please contact the Allerton Public Library at (217) 762-4676.
LIBRARY USED BOOK SALE - Dec. 20 - Jan. 2 in the Program Room. Includes Adult Fiction and Non-fiction, Young Adult, and Children's books.
FIRST FRIDAY TECH TIME – Jan. 5 @2pm. Have your library tech questions answered on the first Friday of the month.
BINGO @ THE LIBRARY– Jan. 8 @ 2pm. Adults (18+) are welcome to attend. Small prizes are awarded.
COMMUNITY SCAN DAY - Jan. 19th from 2pm to 4:30. Share your photographs with the community!! This is a free, monthly event and appointments can be made. Items will also be scanned on a drop-in basis, however, patrons may experience a wait during busy times and if an appointment is not made. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a time to have your items scanned, please contact the Allerton Public Library at (217) 762-4676.

NEW STARTING IN JANUARY...

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Youth Corner

News

Big Kids Storytime is Back!!
After school on Wednesdays in January ONLY (Jan. 10, 17, 24 & 31) at 3:45pm. Kindergarten through 2nd Grade kids can come to the Library for stories, crafts and fun. No registration needed.

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Events and Programs

VIEW ONLINE CALENDAR
Year-round Children's Programs Include:
* Baby Laptime - Wednesdays at 9:15am (Birth - 18mos, Siblings welcome)
* Storytime - Thursdays at 10:15am (18mos - 5yrs, Siblings welcome)
No registration necessary.

Register for other events at the Library Main Desk or info@monticellolibrary.org. Include your child's name and age.

▪ NO CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS AT THE LIBRARY DEC. 20 TO JAN. 9
▪ LAPTIME AND STORYTIME RESUME JAN 10th.
NO CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS AT THE LIBRARY DEC. 20 TO JAN. 9
LAPTIME AND STORYTIME RESUME JAN 10th.
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"New This Week" Select Adult Fiction and Non-Fiction

Find more New Titles at:
* New Adult Fiction
* New Adult Non-Fiction
* New Youth Titles
* New Movies

(Updated Monthly)

 
   
 
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