February Filger Library Events

Know some special Illinois destinations?  Help celebrate the Bicentennial with our special display of Best Places in Illinois!

Date with a Book!  Check out a wrapped book from our display, and try something different.  Blind dates can be fun – try reading the book and let us know what you think!  Also enjoy the Vintage Valentines on display!

$$FOOD FOR FINES IN FEBRUARY!  CLEAR UP THOSE OLD BILLS AND START FRESH!$$

 Feb.1  Thurs. 4 pm  Weight loss Group. Meeting Thursdays throughout February.             Come find out how to get to a healthy weight!  Register at 432-2929.

Feb.3  Sat. 9-12 noon  Take Your Child to the Library Day!  Free stuffed animal      for each child who comes in with an adult.  Library Card sign-up, wordfinds, coloring pages, bookmarks, and stickers!  Plus finger painting at 9:30 and 10:15. Sign up at 432-2929.

Feb.5  Mon. 1:30-3:30 pm   Adult Coloring.  Come in for a relaxing time!

Feb.6  Tues. 3:30 pm Kids with Heart Cardmaking.  Celebrate Valentine’s by making      fun and easy cards for soldiers and the nursing home! Plus make one to take!                      Register at 432-2929.

Feb.8  Thurs. 3 pm   Movie Chat.  Discuss your picks for best of the past year!

Feb.8   Thurs.  4 pm  Weightloss Group.  Check in for progress!

Feb.8  Thurs. 5:30 pm  Wool Gathering.  All knitters welcome!

Feb.8  Thurs. 5:30 pm  Thailand Adventure.  Join Debra Blunier for a look at             beautiful Thailand, from her recent visit.  Sign up at 432-2929.

Feb.10  Sat. 10-12 noon  Valentine and Spring Card making Workshop.  Join Karen        Podzamsky to make lovely cards.  Materials fee $5.

Feb.12  Mon. 1:30-3:30  Zentangles for Adults,  with Barb Bauman.  Come to color, and to learn a new skill for relaxation!

Feb.13  Tues. 3:30  Zentangles for Kids.  Led by Barb Bauman.  A fun way to doodle and create art!

Feb.14  Wed. 9 am  Babytalk.  For the littlest library users!  Ages 0-3.

Feb.15  Thurs. 4 pm  Weight loss Group.  Come in and get support for successful dieting!

Feb.15   Thurs. 5:30  Wool Gathering.  Get that knitting project on its way!

Feb.15  Thurs. 5;30-7  Learn about Organ Donation.  Rescheduled from January. So easy     and so needed.  Q and A Session, presented by Karen Kohnke of Sec. Jesse White’s staff.

Feb.19  Mon. 1:30-3:30 pm  Adult Coloring. Come in for a relaxing time!

Feb.20  Tues. 3 pm    Book Club – Discussing A House Without Windows  by Nadia   Hashimi.  Call   432-2929 to join.

Feb.21  Wed. 10 am  Old MacDonald Storyhour for Preschoolers.  It’s all about farming, tractors, and animals!  Stories, craft, and snack.  432-2929.

Feb.26  Mon. 1:30-3:30 pm Adult Coloring. Come in for a break in the wintertime!

Feb.28  Wed. 9 am  Babytalk.  For ages 0-3.  Special fun for your littlest one!                       Filger Library, 261 E. 5th St., Minonk, IL 61760  Phone: 309-432-2929

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“Get Ready” for Tax Season

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With tax season coming this year, you can be fully prepared to fill out taxes and send them in with this helpful resource. IRS.gov/getready gives you the answers that you have been asking. From When taxes are due and how to send them in. Click on the picture above to go to the IRS website today to get ready and be prepared for taxes!

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January Programs at Filger Library

The New Year is here! Lots of fun activities will be happening at Filger Library this year. We hope you stop in and enjoy the library.

Jan. 1   Closed for New Year’s Day

Jan. 2-10       Ho-Ho-Hold the LineCome in to see how you’ve done!

Jan. 3, at 10 am      PreK Story Hour   Snowy stories, craft, and a snack!  Sign up at 432-2929.

Jan. 8, 1:30-3:30 pm      Adult Coloring.  Get creative!

Jan. 10, at 9 am    Baby Talk. Ages 0-3. Start the year right for your little one!

Jan. 10, anytime         Final Weigh-In for Ho-Ho-Hold the Line.  Be sure you’ve checked how  you’ve done!  The drawing for the Grosenbach’s Grocery Giftcard will be tomorrow –   we’ll be calling the lucky winner!

Jan. 11, 3 pm  Movie Chat

Come talk about the newest releases, as well as classic films worth your watching!

Jan. 11, 4 pm  Loser’s Book Club.  Do something about your weight loss resolution!  Come in or call for details, 432-2929.  Organizational meeting – group will meet weekly.

Jan. 11, 5:30-7 pm          Learn about Organ Donation! So easy and so needed.  Q and A Session, presented by Karen Kohnke of Sec. Jesse White’s staff.

Jan. 11, 6 pm      Wool Gathering.  Learn to knit or to knit better.  All levels welcome. Those with crochet projects or any other handwork welcome, too. Sign up at 432-2929.

Jan. 15, 1:30-3:30          Adult Coloring.  Stay creative!

Jan. 17, 10 am   PreK Story Hour   Elephant stories, craft, and a snack!  Sign up at 432-2929.

Jan. 18, 4 pm     Loser’s Book Club.  Weigh-in, learn about helpful books, and make progress!

Jan. 22, 1:30-3:30 pm    Adult Coloring.  Practice creativity!

Jan. 23, 3 pm  Book Club       Ask for the Book Club Bookmark, showing each month’s selection!  Discussing You Will Not Have My Hate by Antoine Leiris.  All are welcome – discover new books!  Register at 432-2929.

Jan. 24, at 9 am    Baby Talk – Ages 0-3.  More fun for your little one, with little friends!

Jan. 25, 4 pm  Loser’s Book Club.  Weigh-in and share what’s working!

Jan. 25, at 3:30 pm     Princess Storyhour. Crowns, stories, craft, and an elegant snack!  Come in costume, if you like!  All princes and princesses welcome!   Sign up at 432-2929.

Jan. 29, 1:30-3:30 pm    Adult Coloring.  Color your world!

Jan. 30, 10 am   PreK Story Hour.  Penguin theme stories, craft, and a snack!  Sign up       at 432-2929.

Computer Saturdays at the Library!  Call to get a personal appointment for tech help!  432-2929

Filger Library, 261 E. 5th St., Minonk, IL 61760

Phone: 309-432-2929

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August Programs

Aug. 2, 10 am            Oceans of Fun Storyhour.   PreK – 2nd grade. Stories, craft, and snack.  Sign up at 432-2929.

Aug. 3, 3 pm              Homeschoolers Meet-Up.  Meet the other area homeschoolers and share ideas and resources.

Aug. 7, 2-4 pm           Adult Coloring.  Join us!

Aug. 8, 2 pm              Junior Book Club.  Discussing How They Croaked.  Grades 4-7.  Join us for the fun of it!  Register at 432-2929.

Aug. 10, 3 pm            Movie Chat.  Come for ideas on what to watch next!  DVDs available to check out through Filger.

Aug. 14, 2-4 pm        Adult Coloring.

Aug. 15, 3 pm            Book Club.  Discussing To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis.

Aug.  16, 10 am         Preschool Storyhour.  Come for stories, craft, and snack!

Aug. 19, 10-12 am    Make an Eclipse Viewer.  Come anytime to make a viewer.  Bring  an empty cereal box. All other materials        provided.  For all ages.

Aug. 21, 11am-1 pm Total Eclipse. Approx. 11:50-1:30.  Stop in for info and to try the special glasses.

Aug. 21, 2-4 pm        Adult Coloring.

Aug. 22, 4 pm            Junior Book Club.  Discussing Saving Zasha.  Grades 4-7.  Join us!

Aug. 24, 5:30-6:45    Medicare 101.  Ideal for anyone interested in Medicare as the  annual open enrollment period approaches. Informational presentation by Julie       Bicksler, followed by chance for all your questions.  Free.  Sign up at 432-2929.

Aug. 28, 2-4 pm        Adult Coloring.

Remember to always either call the library at 432-2929 or come and visit the library to sign up for activities this month!

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July Programs

July 3-4         Closed for Independence Day

July 5 at 10 am Preschool and Kindergarten Storytime. Stories, craft, and snack!

July 6 at 5 pm         Coffee with the Cops.  Drop in to chat and meet the force!

July 10 2-4 pm        Adult Coloring.   Come find out how relaxing it can be!

July 11 at 3 pm       Junior Book Club.   Award-winning books for Grades 4-7.  Sign up at 432-2929. Join us!

July 13 at 3 pm       Movie Chat.  Talk over what’s new and what’s good.  New monthly discussion. Sign up at 432-2929.

July 17 at 2 pm       Lego Lady and Her Lego Fun!  All Lego fans welcome.

July 17 2-4 pm        Adult Coloring .  Celebrate Summer:  the perfect time to color!

July 18 3 pm           Book Club.   Discussing A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner.

July 19 10 am          Preschool and Kindergarten Storyhour.  Stories, craft, and snack!

July 24 2-4 pm        Adult Coloring.  More time to relax!

July 25 2 pm           Junior Book Club.   Award-winning books for Grades 4-7.

July 31  2 pm           Lego Lady and More Lego Fun!  All Lego fans welcome.

July 31  2-4 pm       Adult Coloring.  Come in and chill!

Remember to always either call the library at 432-2929 or come and visit us to sign up for activities for this month!

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Programs for June at Filger Library

Adult Summer Reading at Filger June 5 – July 10.  Sign up for the fun program and see what you win!

June 5  2-4 pm        Adult Coloring and Zentangles   Come learn something new!

June 12 2-4 pm      Zentangles.  As fun as adult coloring – come try it!

June 17  10 am -12 noon  Summer Cardmaking  You will love the designs!  Bring  your best friend! Join Karen Podzamsky and be creative!  $5 fee for supplies.  Sign up at 432-2929.

June 19 2-4 pm      Adult Coloring   Summer:  the perfect time to color!

June 21 at 3 pm     Book Club  Discussing A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’EngleJoin us!

June 26 2-4 pm      Adult Coloring  Fit it into your day – a chance to be creative!

Ask us about free computer training, and the Axis 360 app to check out eBooks!

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December Programs at Filger Library

Dec. 5, 2-4 pm Adult Coloring
Dec. 8, 5:30-7 pm Santa Reads
Dec. 12, 2-4 pm Adult Coloring
Dec. 13, 3 pm Book Club
Dec. 14, 9 am Baby Talk
Dec. 19, 2-4 pm Adult Coloring with Coffee!!!
Dec. 22, 2-4 pm 2-4 pm Christmas Movie for Kids.
Dec. 23, Check out books and movies by noon! Prepare for the long weekend!
Dec. 24-26, Library is Closed for Christmas Weekend
Dec. 27, 2-4 pm Adult Coloring with Coffee!!!

Make sure to call 432-2929 to register for any of the activities you would like to attend or stop by Filger Library to sign up.

COMING SOON! GED Online Review! Contact the library if you or someone you know would be interested in this. Reserve your free enrollment now.

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