Events

August 26, 2016
  • TAG

    August 26, 2016 @ 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 27, 2016
  • Daycation - Swashbuckling at the Renaissance Faire

    August 27, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

    The Village of Bristol Renaissance Faire leaving at 7:00 am. Yo Ho me hardies and shiver me timbers. The queen’s gold is being heaved to and scallywagged. It’s swashbuckler weekend at the Bristol Renaissance Faire! Transportation, entry, and entertainment is included, food is not. Cost $49 per person.

  • Peruvian Purlers

    August 27, 2016 @ 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 29, 2016
  • Adult Book Discussion

    August 29, 2016 @ 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 2, 2016
  • Teen Game Night

    September 2, 2016 @ 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 3, 2016
  • Peruvian Purlers

    September 3, 2016 @ 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 5, 2016
  • Labor Day - Library is closed

    September 5, 2016

September 6, 2016
  • Bounces and Tickles for Babies

    September 6, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 10:20 amChildren's Room

    Join us for lap bounces, lifts, songs, and finger plays designed to stimulate babies birth to 12 months. Fun ways to use music, shakers, scarves, and books with babies are demonstrated. Bring a small baby blanket for floor activities. Call Children's Services at (815) 223-0229 x 5 to sign up.

September 8, 2016
  • Wiggles and Giggles

    September 8, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 10:20 amChildren's Room

    Families engage in the fun of finger plays, movement, and music. Although best for children ages 1-3, siblings are welcome to attend. Unstructured playtime follows each session. Call Children's Services at (815) 223-0229 x 5 to sign up.

  • Board Meeting

    September 8, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmLibrary meeting room

    The meeting of Peru Public Library Board of Trustees

September 9, 2016
  • Anime Manga Appreciation Club

    September 9, 2016 @ 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 10, 2016
  • Peruvian Purlers

    September 10, 2016 @ 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 12, 2016
  • Tech Savvy Teens

    September 12, 2016 @ 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.

  • Fashion Club for 3rd thru 5th graders

    September 12, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmLower Level Meeting Room

    Fashion Club meets the second Monday of the month September through May. Registration is limited to 12 students. Fashion design and complimentary nail art, brand identification and merchandising, winter and athletic apparel, fiber arts, jewelry accessories, and introduction to pattern use will be explored this year. This year's club is not in conjunction with 4-H. To register, please call 815-223-0229 ext 5. or stop by the Peru Library.

  • Wiggles and Giggles

    September 12, 2016 @ 6:15 pm - 6:35 pmChildren's Room

    Families engage in the fun of finger plays, movement, and music. Although best for children ages 1-3, siblings are welcome to attend. Unstructured playtime follows each session. Call Children's Services at (815) 223-0229 x 5 to sign up.

  • Fashion Club for 6th thru 8th graders

    September 12, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmLower Level Meeting Room

    Fashion Club meets the second Monday of the month September through May. Registration is limited to 12 students. Fashion design and complimentary nail art, brand identification and merchandising, winter and athletic apparel, fiber arts, jewelry accessories, and introduction to pattern use will be explored this year. This year's club is not in conjunction with 4-H. To register, please call 815-223-0229 ext 5. or stop by the Peru Library.

September 13, 2016
  • Color Me Calm

    September 13, 2016 @ 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.

  • Bounces and Tickles for Babies

    September 13, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 10:20 amChildren's Room

    Join us for lap bounces, lifts, songs, and finger plays designed to stimulate babies birth to 12 months. Fun ways to use music, shakers, scarves, and books with babies are demonstrated. Bring a small baby blanket for floor activities. Call Children's Services at (815) 223-0229 x 5 to sign up.

September 15, 2016
  • Wiggles and Giggles

    September 15, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 10:20 amChildren's Room

    Families engage in the fun of finger plays, movement, and music. Although best for children ages 1-3, siblings are welcome to attend. Unstructured playtime follows each session. Call Children's Services at (815) 223-0229 x 5 to sign up.

  • Teens Talk Books

    September 15, 2016 @ 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.

September 17, 2016
  • Peruvian Purlers

    September 17, 2016 @ 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.

  • May the Force Be with You: 2nd Annual Star Wars Day

    September 17, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmChildren's Room & Main Floor Library

    This is a free family fun Star Wars themed day at the library. This drop-in event includes a Star Wars costume contest, games, trivia, lightsaber training, prizes, and more. Registration is requested. Call Children’s Services at (815) 223-0229 x 5 to sign up. Children not yet graduated from 2nd grade must be accompanied by an adult.

September 19, 2016
  • Tech Savvy Teens

    September 19, 2016 @ 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.

  • Wiggles and Giggles

    September 19, 2016 @ 6:15 pm - 6:35 pmChildren's Room

    Families engage in the fun of finger plays, movement, and music. Although best for children ages 1-3, siblings are welcome to attend. Unstructured playtime follows each session. Call Children's Services at (815) 223-0229 x 5 to sign up.

September 20, 2016
  • Bounces and Tickles for Babies

    September 20, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 10:20 amChildren's Room

    Join us for lap bounces, lifts, songs, and finger plays designed to stimulate babies birth to 12 months. Fun ways to use music, shakers, scarves, and books with babies are demonstrated. Bring a small baby blanket for floor activities. Call Children's Services at (815) 223-0229 x 5 to sign up.

September 22, 2016
  • Wiggles and Giggles

    September 22, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 10:20 amChildren's Room

    Families engage in the fun of finger plays, movement, and music. Although best for children ages 1-3, siblings are welcome to attend. Unstructured playtime follows each session. Call Children's Services at (815) 223-0229 x 5 to sign up.

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