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For kids of all ages...

Renovated in Memory of Bruce Hart, Janice Hart contributed the funds to replace carpeting, light fixtures, safer short stacks, furniture and artwork to create the exciting space that children are enjoying now and long into the future!

Read Beyond the Beaten Path

Summer Reading Events 2022




Summer Reading  2022 Kick off in the park

June 18, 2022


No registration required

Bird Bingo

June 18 to July 23, 2022

Explore your back yard or local park, they are everywhere! Bird Bingo is for fun or if you get bingo you will get a extra raffle ticket for summer reading! Be sure to ask about our new binoculars and bird identification book kits!

They are free to check out to any card holder.

No Registration required 

Take and Make Craft

July 11:  Family Tree Leaf Craft - Piece together your family history with this week's take-home kit

July 18: Passport craft - Do you dream of traveling the world? Our take and make passports will inspire you to make it happen

No Registration required 

Scavenger Hunt:  Stop by the front desk to get your check list. 

July 11 to 16: Hunt for coal at the library! Find them all and pick a prize from our prize box!

July 18 to 23: Hunt for small vehicles at the library! Find them all and get a prize from our prize box!

No Registration required 


Mondays at 4:30 PM

July 11: At the Lake

July 18: If I Built a Car

No Registration required 

Weekly Club Meeting Dates and Times!

Play Dough Club

10:00 AM

July 16

July 23

Pre K play time with play dough. We provide the playdough and toys - bring your little one to have fun at the library!

No Registration required 

Lego Club

Buckets of Legos! Help us put them all together. Make your own project or try our weekly challenge.

Tuesdays at 3:00 PM

July 12

July 19

No Registration required 

Anime Club

4:00 PM

July  13

July  20

Calling all manga and anime fans; our way to have multimedia fun!

Registration required

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Thursdays at 4:00 PM - Registration required

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July 14: Cookie Coal Mining

Experience the harsh realities of mining with toothpicks and chocolate chips. Don't worry: you'll get to eat the cookies.

July 21: World Landmark LEGO Building

Use LEGOs to test your creativity & your engineering skills

Movie Matinee

Family movie times at the library are free!

Saturdays at 11:00 AM

July 16: Hopalong Cassidy Documentary

July 23: Turning Red - Join the ride as a young girl struggles with tradition and the choices she has to make!

No Registration required 

One Time Events

After Hours Laser Tag

Laser tag: MineCraft style

July 16

Saturday, 1:00 PM

Registration required

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Streatoropoly Game Night

July 11, 2022

3:00 PM

We have limited space for this special game event, register soon!

Registration required

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Streator's Haunted History

July 13, 2022

5:00 PM

Come learn about Streator's ghost stories and scary legends.

Registration required

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Tie-dye in the Library Yard!

July 18, 2022

2:00 PM

Bring your own cotton tee, we supply the rest!

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Where the Sidewalk Ends Story Walk

July 22, 2022

Enjoy a walk around the library yard while reading selected poems by Shel Sylverstein. 

You can couple this adventure with SideWalk Chalk Art! Stop by the front desk for the chalk!

No Registration required 

Sidewalk Chalk Art

July 23, 2022

We provide the chalk. You provide the imagination. Don't forget to do our Shel Sylverstein story walk at the library too!

No Registration required