Events

August 15, 2018
  • Canceled - Caregiver Stress: Alzheimer's

    August 15, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pmPeru Public Library, 1409 11th St, Peru, IL 61354, USA

    Canceled - this program is canceled due to low registration, 8/9/2018
    Providing care for someone with memory loss can be a labor of love, but it can also be exhausting and stressful. This program will introduce participants to the causes, signs and symptoms of stress, and will provide participants with stress-reduction strategies

    Caregiver Stress is presented by the Alzheimer's Association, Illinois Chapter. This program is 1.5 hours, which includes time for questions and answers. Registration is required. Call 815-223-0229, email perulibrary@perulibrary or stop by the library to register.

August 16, 2018
  • Teens Talk Books

    August 16, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pmLibrary Meeting Room

    We meet on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 3:30 in the library meeting room and talk about plenty of books. We choose one (sometimes two) for the book of the month. Snacks are always provided and new members are always welcome.

August 18, 2018
  • Peruvian Purlers

    August 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pmLibrary Meeting Room

    An informal weekly gathering of knitters, crocheters and others at the Peru Library. Doesn't matter if you are beginner or master, all are welcome.

August 20, 2018
  • Alzheimer's Caring Friends Support Group

    August 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pmLibrary Meeting Room

    The Illinois Valley Alzheimers group meets monthly at the Peru Library on the 3rd Monday. All are welcome to attend the group.

August 25, 2018
  • Peruvian Purlers

    August 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pmLibrary Meeting Room

    An informal weekly gathering of knitters, crocheters and others at the Peru Library. Doesn't matter if you are beginner or master, all are welcome.

August 27, 2018
  • Adult Book Discussion

    August 27, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmLibrary Meeting Room

    The group meets the last Monday of each month to discuss their thoughts of that month's book. All are welcome to attend.

August 28, 2018
  • Color Me Calm

    August 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pmLibrary meeting room

    Miss coloring? Listen to your inner child and relax. Drop by between 10 and 12 for coloring, coffee and companionship the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of the month. Coffee, coloring sheets, and colored pens and pencils will be provided. Color Me Calm is held in the library's meeting room on the lower level. This program is for adults only.

August 31, 2018
  • TAG

    August 31, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pmLibrary Meeting Room

    TAG Members:
    Encourage teen involvement in the library
    Promote and encourage reading by teens
    Take a leadership role in the planning and hosting of teen programs, services, and events
    Advise the library on teen interests and trends
    Help library staff choose books teens will need for homework and for enjoyment

    The Peru Library TAG meets on the last Friday of the month at 3:30. Snacks are provided.

September 1, 2018
  • Peruvian Purlers

    September 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pmLibrary Meeting Room

    An informal weekly gathering of knitters, crocheters and others at the Peru Library. Doesn't matter if you are beginner or master, all are welcome.

September 4, 2018
  • Voter Registration at the Peru Library

    September 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pmPeru Public Library, 1409 11th St, Peru, IL 61354, USA

    Staffed by the LaSalle County Deputy Registrars (Illinois Valley March to the Polls), voter registration is available at the Peru Public Library on August 7th from 2-4pm, and again on September 4th from 10am-12pm and 5:30-7:30pm

    To register you must be 1) a U.S. citizen, 2) at least 18 years of age by Election day and 3) reside of your voting precinct at least 30 days prior to Election day

    Bring two (2) forms of identification with at least one showing your current residence address.

  • Voter Registration at the Peru Library

    September 4, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pmPeru Public Library, 1409 11th St, Peru, IL 61354, USA

    Staffed by the LaSalle County Deputy Registrars (Illinois Valley March to the Polls), voter registration is available at the Peru Public Library on August 7th from 2-4pm, and again on September 4th from 10am-12pm and 5:30-7:30pm

    To register you must be 1) a U.S. citizen, 2) at least 18 years of age by Election day and 3) reside of your voting precinct at least 30 days prior to Election day

    Bring two (2) forms of identification with at least one showing your current residence address.

September 6, 2018
  • National Read a Book Day

    September 6, 2018

    Read a book to relax and improve your memory.

September 7, 2018
  • Teen Game Night

    September 7, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmMain Library

    Get Your Game On! We’ve got XBox 360, PS2, PS3, Wii, 5 Gaming Screens, 10 PCs for Interactive Game Play, Board Games, Super Smash Bros, Just Dance, DDR, Guitar Hero. Bring a teen rated game, we’ll play it! Teen Game Night is held on the 1st Friday of every month, is open to ages 12-18, and is a free program.

September 8, 2018
  • Peruvian Purlers

    September 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pmLibrary Meeting Room

    An informal weekly gathering of knitters, crocheters and others at the Peru Library. Doesn't matter if you are beginner or master, all are welcome.

September 10, 2018
  • Tech Savvy Teens

    September 10, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pmLibrary Meeting Room

    We film & take photos and set up gaming & audio visual equipment at teen library events. We also assist with the library’s teen facebook page, help create flyers, and create skits for promotional library videos. Snacks are always provided. We meet twice a month on Mondays in the library meeting room from 3:30 – 4:45. New members are always welcome.

September 11, 2018
  • Color Me Calm

    September 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pmLibrary Meeting Room

    Miss coloring? Listen to your inner child and relax. Drop by between 10 and 12 for coloring, coffee and companionship the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of the month. Coffee, coloring sheets, and colored pens and pencils will be provided. Color Me Calm is held in the library's meeting room on the lower level. This program is for adults only.

  • 20 & 30 Something Book Club

    September 11, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmLibrary Meeting Room

    In your 20s or 30s and love to read? Join us on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:30-7:30 pm to discuss the book of the month. All are welcome to attend.

September 13, 2018
  • Board Meeting

    September 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmLibrary meeting room

    The meeting of Peru Public Library Board of Trustees

September 14, 2018
  • Anime Manga Appreciation Club

    September 14, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pmLibrary Meeting Room

    The Teen Anime Manga Club meets at 3:30 on the 2nd Friday of the month in the lower level of the library. We discuss everything otaku, share original mangas, watch new anime, play Yu-Gi-Oh & Pokemon, & help plan the Peru Library annual Animinicon. New members are always welcome.

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