Events

January 20, 2020
  • Alzheimer's Caring Friends Support Group - no January meeting

    January 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pmLibrary Meeting Room

    There is not a January meeting.
    The Illinois Valley Alzheimers group meets monthly at the Peru Library on the 3rd Monday. All are welcome to attend the group.

January 21, 2020
  • Bounces & Tickles for Babies Birth-12 months

    January 21, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 amYouth Services Lower Level

    Caregivers & babies not yet walking enjoy a first group experience and enjoy books, lap bounces, songs, and lifts. Open playtime and socialization follows each class. Registration requested.

  • Brick Builder's Club for kids 5-12 years

    January 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Come for an evening of brick building with Lego's® on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. There is no fee to be in this club. Builders 5-12 years enjoy themed building challenges each session or can build their own designs. Kids build from 6-6:45 pm and each builder can present his/her design to the club members beginning at 6:45 pm. Lego® bricks are provided. Please do not bring Lego® bricks or figures from home. Lego designs remain on display for at least 1 week. Call 815-223-0229 to make an initial registration. Walk-ins welcome.

January 22, 2020
  • Little Tykes for Kids Birth-5 years

    January 22, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 amYouth Services Lower Level

    Kids & caregivers experience the fun of stories, music, movement, and make-and-take activities. Open play and socialization follows each class. Registration requested.

January 23, 2020
  • Wiggles and Giggles

    January 23, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 amMain Library with activities to follow in Youth Services

    A free and fun interactive class for children 1-3 years old. Caregivers and children join in the fun of music and movement combined with the use of shakers, bells, scarves and more. Each class is themed around a short story. Art and make and take crafts along with sensory, dramatic and other play and learn activities follow each session. Older and younger siblings are welcome to attend. Enjoy the flexibility of coming when you can and we understand when families cannot attend.

    Initital registration is appreciated and is made by calling 815-223-0229 ext. 5.

  • Coast to Coast with John Lynn

    January 23, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmMain Library

January 24, 2020
  • Census Bureau

    January 24, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

  • Hot Chocolate Friday

    January 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Stop by for Hot Chocolate! Coffee bar for adults is open! Join in the weekly activity from creative canvas art, perler beads, paint pouring and more! Build with Legos, enjoy our play area, and see all our new books!

January 25, 2020
  • Peruvian Purlers

    January 25, 2020 @ 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.

January 27, 2020
  • Adult Book Discussion

    January 27, 2020 @ 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.

January 28, 2020
  • International LEGO Day

    January 28, 2020

    What's your favorite lego color? Celebrate all things LEGO with the library's LEGO tables in the youth area.

  • Bounces & Tickles for Babies Birth-12 months

    January 28, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 amYouth Services Lower Level

    Caregivers & babies not yet walking enjoy a first group experience and enjoy books, lap bounces, songs, and lifts. Open playtime and socialization follows each class. Registration requested.

  • Color Me Calm

    January 28, 2020 @ 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.

January 29, 2020
  • Little Tykes for Kids Birth-5 years

    January 29, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 amYouth Services Lower Level

    Kids & caregivers experience the fun of stories, music, movement, and make-and-take activities. Open play and socialization follows each class. Registration requested.

January 30, 2020
  • Wiggles and Giggles

    January 30, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 amMain Library with activities to follow in Youth Services

    A free and fun interactive class for children 1-3 years old. Caregivers and children join in the fun of music and movement combined with the use of shakers, bells, scarves and more. Each class is themed around a short story. Art and make and take crafts along with sensory, dramatic and other play and learn activities follow each session. Older and younger siblings are welcome to attend. Enjoy the flexibility of coming when you can and we understand when families cannot attend.

    Initital registration is appreciated and is made by calling 815-223-0229 ext. 5.

January 31, 2020
  • Census Bureau

    January 31, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

  • Hot Chocolate Friday

    January 31, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Stop by for Hot Chocolate! Coffee bar for adults is open! Join in the weekly activity from creative canvas art, perler beads, paint pouring and more! Build with Legos, enjoy our play area, and see all our new books!

  • TAG

    January 31, 2020 @ 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.

  • Game On 17 & Up

    January 31, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pmMain Library

February 1, 2020
  • Peruvian Purlers

    February 1, 2020 @ 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.

February 4, 2020
  • Bounces & Tickles for Babies Birth-12 months

    February 4, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 amYouth Services Lower Level

    Caregivers & babies not yet walking enjoy a first group experience and enjoy books, lap bounces, songs, and lifts. Open playtime and socialization follows each class. Registration requested.

  • Brick Builder's Club for Kids 5-12 years

    February 4, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Come for an evening of brick building with Lego's® on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. There is no fee to be in this club. Builders 5-12 years enjoy themed building challenges each session or can build their own designs. Kids build from 6-6:45 pm and each builder can present his/her design to the club members beginning at 6:45 pm. Lego® bricks are provided. Please do not bring Lego® bricks or figures from home. Lego designs remain on display for at least 1 week. Call 815-223-0229 to make an initial registration. Walk-ins welcome.

February 5, 2020
  • Little Tykes for Kids Birth-5 years

    February 5, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 amYouth Services Lower Level

    Kids & caregivers experience the fun of stories, music, movement, and make-and-take activities. Open play and socialization follows each class. Registration requested.

February 6, 2020
  • Cancelled Class-Wiggles and Giggles

    February 6, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 amMain Library with activities to follow in Youth Services

    Only this class has been cancelled. A free and fun interactive class for children 1-3 years old. Caregivers and children join in the fun of music and movement combined with the use of shakers, bells, scarves and more. Each class is themed around a short story. Art and make and take crafts along with sensory, dramatic and other play and learn activities follow each session. Older and younger siblings are welcome to attend. Enjoy the flexibility of coming when you can and we understand when families cannot attend.

    Initital registration is appreciated and is made by calling 815-223-0229 ext. 5.

  • Cupcake Decorating for kids 9-12

    February 6, 2020 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

    Kids 9-12 years complete a decorating project and gain experience using decorating bags, piping tips, and more! Registration is required and may be made by calling (815) 223-0229.Registration is limited to 6 participants. Registered participants who do not show without prior cancellation will be placed on a wait list for the next class. This program is free.

February 7, 2020
  • Hot Chocolate Friday

    February 7, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Stop by for Hot Chocolate! Coffee bar for adults is open! Join in the weekly activity from creative canvas art, perler beads, paint pouring and more! Build with Legos, enjoy our play area, and see all our new books!

  • Teen Game Night

    February 7, 2020 @ 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.

February 8, 2020
  • Peruvian Purlers

    February 8, 2020 @ 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.

February 11, 2020
  • Bounces & Tickles for Babies Birth-12 months

    February 11, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 amYouth Services Lower Level

    Caregivers & babies not yet walking enjoy a first group experience and enjoy books, lap bounces, songs, and lifts. Open playtime and socialization follows each class. Registration requested.

  • Color Me Calm

    February 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pmPeru Public Library, 1409 11th St, Peru, IL 61354, USA

    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.

  • Teen Writer's Club

    February 11, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pmLibrary Meeting Room

  • 20 & 30 Something Book Club

    February 11, 2020 @ 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.

February 12, 2020
  • Little Tykes for Kids Birth-5 years

    February 12, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 amYouth Services Lower Level

    Kids & caregivers experience the fun of stories, music, movement, and make-and-take activities. Open play and socialization follows each class. Registration requested.

February 13, 2020
  • Tax Preparation

    February 13, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

  • Wiggles and Giggles

    February 13, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 amMain Library with activities to follow in Youth Services

    A free and fun interactive class for children 1-3 years old. Caregivers and children join in the fun of music and movement combined with the use of shakers, bells, scarves and more. Each class is themed around a short story. Art and make and take crafts along with sensory, dramatic and other play and learn activities follow each session. Older and younger siblings are welcome to attend. Enjoy the flexibility of coming when you can and we understand when families cannot attend.

    Initital registration is appreciated and is made by calling 815-223-0229 ext. 5.

  • Board Meeting

    February 13, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmLibrary meeting room

    The meeting of Peru Public Library Board of Trustees

February 14, 2020
  • Hot Chocolate Friday

    February 14, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Stop by for Hot Chocolate! Coffee bar for adults is open! Join in the weekly activity from creative canvas art, perler beads, paint pouring and more! Build with Legos, enjoy our play area, and see all our new books!

  • Anime Manga Appreciation Club

    February 14, 2020 @ 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.

February 15, 2020
  • Peruvian Purlers

    February 15, 2020 @ 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.

  • Advocacy and Fraud Protection for Seniors

    February 15, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmMain Library

February 17, 2020
  • Tax Appointments

    February 17, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

  • No February meeting - Alzheimer's Caring Friends Support Group

    February 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pmLibrary Meeting Room

    There is not a February meeting.
    The Illinois Valley Alzheimers group meets monthly at the Peru Library on the 3rd Monday. All are welcome to attend the group.

February 18, 2020
  • Bounces & Tickles for Babies Birth-12 months

    February 18, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 amYouth Services Lower Level

    Caregivers & babies not yet walking enjoy a first group experience and enjoy books, lap bounces, songs, and lifts. Open playtime and socialization follows each class. Registration requested.

  • Brick Builder's Club for kids 5-12 years

    February 18, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Come for an evening of brick building with Lego's® on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. There is no fee to be in this club. Builders 5-12 years enjoy themed building challenges each session or can build their own designs. Kids build from 6-6:45 pm and each builder can present his/her design to the club members beginning at 6:45 pm. Lego® bricks are provided. Please do not bring Lego® bricks or figures from home. Lego designs remain on display for at least 1 week. Call 815-223-0229 to make an initial registration. Walk-ins welcome.

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