Events

November 25, 2017
  • Peruvian Purlers

    November 25, 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.

November 27, 2017
  • Wiggles and Giggles for Children 1 to 3 Years of Age

    November 27, 2017 @ 6:15 pm - 6:35 pmYouth Services Lower Level of the Library

    Families engage in the fun of finger plays, movement, and music. Although best for children ages 1-3, siblings are welcome to attend. Play activities follow each session. This class is offered free. Call Youth Services at (815) 223-0229 x 5 to sign up.

  • Adult Book Discussion

    November 27, 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.

November 28, 2017
  • Drop-in Baby Play

    November 28, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pmYouth Services Lower Level

    Meet up, talk, & connect with other caregivers with babies at the library's Drop-in Baby Play every Tuesday morning. Browse the library’s board & picture books, nursery rhyme, & lullaby collections. Baby toys are provided & bring a small baby blanket for floor play.
    Siblings are welcome & drop in at your family’s convenience.
    Call (815) 223-0229 x 5 or stop by Youth Services for more information.

  • Color Me Calm

    November 28, 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.

November 30, 2017
  • Wiggles and Giggles for Children 1-3 Years of Age

    November 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 10:20 amYouth Services Lower Level of the Library

    Families engage in the fun of finger plays, movement, and music. Although best for children ages 1-3, siblings are welcome to attend. Play activities follow each session. This class is offered free. Call Youth Services at (815) 223-0229 x 5 to sign up.

  • Doggie Tales with Willow and Ms. Sara

    November 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmYouth Services Lower Level of the Library

    Help your child gain confidence in reading by reading to Willow, a certified therapy dog. Kids read to Willow for 5-10 minutes. Non-readers may also participate by telling Willow a story from pictures. Register by calling 815-223-0229 ext. 5. An adult must attend with the child.

December 1, 2017
  • Teen Game Night

    December 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.

December 2, 2017
  • Peruvian Purlers

    December 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.

  • Barbershop Quartet - Harmony Guaranteed

    December 2, 2017 @ 12:45 pm - 1:15 pmPeru Public Library, 1409 11th St, Peru, IL 61354, USA

    Stop by the Peru Library to hear Harmony Guaranteed, the award-winning barbershop quartet. Then enjoy the city of Peru's Christmas parade, beginning at 1:30 pm.

December 4, 2017
  • Tech savvy Teens

    December 4, 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.

  • Wiggles and Giggles for Children 1 to 3 Years of Age

    December 4, 2017 @ 6:15 pm - 6:35 pmYouth Services Lower Level of the Library

    Families engage in the fun of finger plays, movement, and music. Although best for children ages 1-3, siblings are welcome to attend. Play activities follow each session. This class is offered free. Call Youth Services at (815) 223-0229 x 5 to sign up.

December 5, 2017
  • Drop-in Baby Play

    December 5, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pmYouth Services Lower Level

    Meet up, talk, & connect with other caregivers with babies at the library's Drop-in Baby Play every Tuesday morning. Browse the library’s board & picture books, nursery rhyme, & lullaby collections. Baby toys are provided & bring a small baby blanket for floor play.
    Siblings are welcome & drop in at your family’s convenience.
    Call (815) 223-0229 x 5 or stop by Youth Services for more information.

December 7, 2017
  • Wiggles and Giggles for Children 1-3 Years of Age

    December 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 10:20 amYouth Services Lower Level of the Library

    Families engage in the fun of finger plays, movement, and music. Although best for children ages 1-3, siblings are welcome to attend. Play activities follow each session. This class is offered free. Call Youth Services at (815) 223-0229 x 5 to sign up.

December 8, 2017
  • Anime Manga Appreciation Club

    December 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.

  • Friday Flix

    December 8, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmMain Library

    to be announced

December 9, 2017
  • 2nd annual Peruvian Purlers Knitting Sale

    December 9, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pmPeru Public Library, 1409 11th St, Peru, IL 61354, USA

    The Peruvian Purlers invite you to their Knitting Sale 2017. After knitting all year, the Peruvian Purlers are ready to sell their projects! Shop for hand-crafted scarfs, hats, and other items, a perfect way to begin your holiday shopping. See a preview of some of their work at the library. 100% of the sale proceeds defray part of the library’s adult program costs.

    Interested in joining the Peruvian Purlers, learning a new craft, or reviving an old one?
    The Purlers meet Saturday mornings from 10-12 in the library's meeting room.

  • Peruvian Purlers

    December 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.

December 11, 2017
  • Tech Savvy Teens

    December 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.

  • Wiggles and Giggles for Children 1 to 3 Years of Age

    December 11, 2017 @ 6:15 pm - 6:35 pmYouth Services Lower Level of the Library

    Families engage in the fun of finger plays, movement, and music. Although best for children ages 1-3, siblings are welcome to attend. Play activities follow each session. This class is offered free. Call Youth Services at (815) 223-0229 x 5 to sign up.

December 12, 2017
  • Drop-in Baby Play

    December 12, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pmYouth Services Lower Level

    Meet up, talk, & connect with other caregivers with babies at the library's Drop-in Baby Play every Tuesday morning. Browse the library’s board & picture books, nursery rhyme, & lullaby collections. Baby toys are provided & bring a small baby blanket for floor play.
    Siblings are welcome & drop in at your family’s convenience.
    Call (815) 223-0229 x 5 or stop by Youth Services for more information.

  • Color Me Calm

    December 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

    December 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.

December 14, 2017
  • Wiggles and Giggles for Children 1-3 Years of Age

    December 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 10:20 amYouth Services Lower Level of the Library

    Families engage in the fun of finger plays, movement, and music. Although best for children ages 1-3, siblings are welcome to attend. Play activities follow each session. This class is offered free. Call Youth Services at (815) 223-0229 x 5 to sign up.

  • Teens Talk Books

    December 14, 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.

December 16, 2017
  • Peruvian Purlers

    December 16, 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.

December 18, 2017
  • Alzheimer's Caring Friends Support Group

    December 18, 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.

  • Wiggles and Giggles for Children 1 to 3 Years of Age

    December 18, 2017 @ 6:15 pm - 6:35 pmYouth Services Lower Level of the Library

    Families engage in the fun of finger plays, movement, and music. Although best for children ages 1-3, siblings are welcome to attend. Play activities follow each session. This class is offered free. Call Youth Services at (815) 223-0229 x 5 to sign up.

December 19, 2017
  • Drop-in Baby Play

    December 19, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pmYouth Services Lower Level

    Meet up, talk, & connect with other caregivers with babies at the library's Drop-in Baby Play every Tuesday morning. Browse the library’s board & picture books, nursery rhyme, & lullaby collections. Baby toys are provided & bring a small baby blanket for floor play.
    Siblings are welcome & drop in at your family’s convenience.
    Call (815) 223-0229 x 5 or stop by Youth Services for more information.

December 21, 2017
  • Wiggles and Giggles for Children 1-3 Years of Age

    December 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 10:20 amYouth Services Lower Level of the Library

    Families engage in the fun of finger plays, movement, and music. Although best for children ages 1-3, siblings are welcome to attend. Play activities follow each session. This class is offered free. Call Youth Services at (815) 223-0229 x 5 to sign up.

December 23, 2017
  • Library Closed - Christmas Eve

    December 23, 2017

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