Events

August 16, 2017
  • Kidz Flix: Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life

    August 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmMain Library

    Get ready for junior high with this 2016 movie based on a popular book series. Children not yet completed 2nd grade must be accompanied by an adult. Families may bring a snack to enjoy during the movie. Movie running time is approximately 90 minutes and the movie begins promptly at 6:00pm. Registration for this free movie is appreciated and may be made by calling 815-223-0229 ext. 5.

August 17, 2017
  • Teens Talk Books

    August 17, 2017 @ 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.

  • An evening with Hamilton's Women

    August 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmPeru Public Library, 1409 11th St, Peru, IL 61354, USA

    The musical Hamilton has revived our interest in Alexander. but what about the women in his life? Leslie Goddard brings to life Elizabeth, his wife, and her sisters Angelica and Peggy too!

August 18, 2017
  • Maud Powell Arts Celebration

    August 18, 2017 - August 19, 2017

    Details to be announced

August 21, 2017
  • Alzheimer's Caring Friends Support Group

    August 21, 2017 @ 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 22, 2017
  • Color Me Calm

    August 22, 2017 @ 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 25, 2017
  • TAG

    August 25, 2017 @ 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.

August 26, 2017
  • Peruvian Purlers

    August 26, 2017 @ 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 28, 2017
  • Adult Book Discussion

    August 28, 2017 @ 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.

September 1, 2017
  • Teen Game Night

    September 1, 2017 @ 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 2, 2017
  • Peruvian Purlers

    September 2, 2017 @ 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, 2017
  • Library Closed - Labor Day

    September 4, 2017

September 8, 2017
  • Anime Manga Appreciation Club

    September 8, 2017 @ 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.

September 9, 2017
  • Peruvian Purlers

    September 9, 2017 @ 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 11, 2017
  • Tech Savvy Teens

    September 11, 2017 @ 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 12, 2017
  • Color Me Calm

    September 12, 2017 @ 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 12, 2017 @ 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 14, 2017
  • Board Meeting

    September 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmLibrary meeting room

    The meeting of Peru Public Library Board of Trustees

September 15, 2017
  • Friday Flix: The Force Awakens

    September 15, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmMain Level Reading Area

    Our 3rd annual Star Wars Day kicks off with a showing of the 2015 Disney-Lucasfilm The Force Awakens. Guests may bring a snack to enjoy during the movie.

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