Events

September 21, 2018
  • TAG

    September 21, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pmLibrary Meeting Room

    Description: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 22, 2018
  • Peruvian Purlers

    September 22, 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 24, 2018
  • Tech Savvy Teens

    September 24, 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.

  • Adult Book Discussion

    September 24, 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.

September 25, 2018
  • Color Me Calm

    September 25, 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.

September 27, 2018
  • Wiggles and Giggles

    September 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10:20 am

    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.

September 29, 2018
  • Peruvian Purlers

    September 29, 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.

October 4, 2018
  • Wiggles and Giggles

    October 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10:20 am

    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.

October 5, 2018
  • Teen Game Night

    October 5, 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.

October 6, 2018
  • Peruvian Purlers

    October 6, 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.

October 8, 2018
  • TEEN READ WEEK Make It Work!

    October 8, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pmLibrary Meeting Room

    Make It Work Designers! Come in for a Project Runway style mask making/design night! Design a mask and get a costume started for our Friday night After Hours costume party!

October 9, 2018
  • Color Me Calm

    October 9, 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.

  • TEEN READ WEEK Silent Library Challenge

    October 9, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmLibrary Meeting Room

    Loosely based on the nearly retro TV show on MTV "Silent Library", come in and play some really fun and ridiculous games with your friends! Try to make it through the whole game without laughing to be one of our winning challengers!

  • 20 & 30 Something Book Club

    October 9, 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.

October 10, 2018
  • TEEN READ WEEK Cupcake Wars

    October 10, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pmLibrary Meeting Room

    Try your hand at frosting and decorating cupcakes in a cake wars-esque challenge! Each participant will get at least one cupcake to decorate and impress the judges with.

October 11, 2018
  • Wiggles and Giggles

    October 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10:20 am

    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.

  • TEEN READ WEEK Creative Writing Workshop

    October 11, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmLibrary Meeting Room

    IVCC instructor Tracy Lee will be here for a creative writing workshop to inspire us to create and begin NaNoWriMo projects!

  • Board Meeting

    October 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmLibrary meeting room

    The meeting of Peru Public Library Board of Trustees

October 12, 2018
  • TEEN READ WEEK Costume Party

    October 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pmMain Library

    An after-hours costume party for area teens ages 12–18. Come in a costume and enter for a chance to win Peru Mall movie tickets! Meet up with friends for fun, food, dancing, video games, contests, prizes, and more!

October 13, 2018
  • Peruvian Purlers

    October 13, 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.

October 16, 2018
  • Alzheimer's Caring Friends Support Group

    October 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pmthe Grove Center, La Salle, Illinois

    Teepa Snow is the featured speaker at the October meeting. The program is on Tuesday evening at the Grove Center in La Salle.

October 18, 2018
  • Wiggles and Giggles

    October 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10:20 am

    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.

October 20, 2018
  • Peruvian Purlers

    October 20, 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.

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