Events

February 18, 2017
  • Peruvian Purlers

    February 18, 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.

February 20, 2017
  • Income Tax Preparation

    February 20, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 2:45 pmLibrary meeting room

    AARP-sponsored tax preparers are back! Contact the library to schedule your income tax appointment. You MUST bring picture ID (for example your Drivers License) and health insurance or Medicare Card. You MUST also bring your paper copy of last year's taxes.

  • Tech Savvy Teens

    February 20, 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.

  • Alzheimer's Caring Friends Support Group

    February 20, 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

    February 20, 2017 @ 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.

February 21, 2017
  • Free Resources for Genealogy - Genealogy Basics

    February 21, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmLibrary meeting room

    On a tight budget? You can still work on your family tree. This class focuses on the hundreds of free resources available for genealogy.

    The second of a 4-part series meeting on the third Tuesday of the month. Registration is required for this intimate class of six. To register, call the library at 815-223-0229, email to perulibrary@perulibrary.org, or stop by the circulation desk.

    The class is repeated from 6-7:30 later this evening for those wanting an evening session.

    Genealogy 101 series includes 1) Starting your genealogy - January 17th; 2) Free resources for genealogy - February 21st; 3) Using the Census - March 21st; and 4) Using the library's World Vital Records account - April 18th. Take one class or take them all.

  • Free Resources for Genealogy - Genealogy Basics

    February 21, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmLibrary meeting room

    On a tight budget? You can still work on your family tree. This class focuses on the hundreds of free resources available for genealogy.

    The second of a 4-part series meeting on the third Tuesday of the month. Registration is required for this intimate class of six. To register, call the library at 815-223-0229, email to perulibrary@perulibrary.org, or stop by the circulation desk.

    The class is repeated from 6-7:30 later this evening for those wanting an evening session.

    Genealogy 101 series includes 1) Starting your genealogy - January 17th; 2) Free resources for genealogy - February 21st; 3) Using the Census - March 21st; and 4) Using the library's World Vital Records account - April 18th. Take one class or take them all.

February 23, 2017
  • Income Tax Preparation

    February 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pmPeru Public Library, 1409 11th St, Peru, IL 61354, USA

    AARP-sponsored tax preparers are back! Contact the library to schedule your income tax appointment. You MUST bring picture ID (for example your Drivers License) and health insurance or Medicare Card. You MUST also bring your paper copy of last year's taxes.

  • Wiggles and Giggles

    February 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 10:20 am

    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.

  • Doggie Tales: Reading with Sara

    February 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmChildren's Room

    Ms. Pam brings Sara the 4th Thursday of the month. Sara loves to listen to children read. She doesn’t mind when words are sounded out, skipped over, or misspoken. Sara just loves to listen! Children read for 5-10 minutes to Sara. Kids must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Call Children's Services at (815) 223-0229 x 5 to sign up.

February 24, 2017
  • TAG

    February 24, 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.

February 25, 2017
  • Peruvian Purlers

    February 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.

February 27, 2017
  • Income Tax Preparation

    February 27, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 2:45 pmLibrary meeting room

    AARP-sponsored tax preparers are back! Contact the library to schedule your income tax appointment. You MUST bring picture ID (for example your Drivers License) and health insurance or Medicare Card. You MUST also bring your paper copy of last year's taxes.

  • Tech Savvy Teens

    February 27, 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

    February 27, 2017 @ 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.

  • Adult Book Discussion

    February 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.

February 28, 2017
  • Color Me Calm

    February 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.

  • Using your Smartphone

    February 28, 2017 @ 12:13 pm - 1:43 pmAdult reading area

    Rodney Tennison and the IV Celluar gang share tips on using your smartphone. Doesn't matter which phone you have, Rodney can help you! The session is in the library's adult reading area. This class is repeated on Thursday, March 2nd from 5:30-7:30pm.

    Times and dates may change due to weather conditions.

March 2, 2017
  • Income Tax Preparation

    March 2, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pmPeru Public Library, 1409 11th St, Peru, IL 61354, USA

    AARP-sponsored tax preparers are back! Contact the library to schedule your income tax appointment. You MUST bring picture ID (for example your Drivers License) and health insurance or Medicare Card. You MUST also bring your paper copy of last year's taxes.

  • Wiggles and Giggles

    March 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 10:20 am

    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.

  • Using your Smartphone

    March 2, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pmAdult reading area

    Rodney Tennison and the IV Celluar gang share tips on using your smartphone. Doesn't matter which phone you have, Rodney can help you! The session is in the library's adult reading area. This class is a repeat from Tuesday, February 28th.

    Times and dates may change due to weather conditions.

March 3, 2017
  • Teen Game Night

    March 3, 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.

March 4, 2017
  • Peruvian Purlers

    March 4, 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.

March 6, 2017
  • Teen Tech Week

    March 6, 2017 - March 11, 2017

  • Income Tax Preparation

    March 6, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 2:45 pmLibrary meeting room

    AARP-sponsored tax preparers are back! Contact the library to schedule your income tax appointment. You MUST bring picture ID (for example your Drivers License) and health insurance or Medicare Card. You MUST also bring your paper copy of last year's taxes.

  • Teen Tech Week After School

    March 6, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmLibrary Meeting Room

  • Wiggles and Giggles

    March 6, 2017 @ 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.

March 13, 2017
  • Income Tax Preparation

    March 13, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pmLibrary meeting room

    AARP-sponsored tax preparers are back! Contact the library to schedule your income tax appointment. You MUST bring picture ID (for example your Drivers License) and health insurance or Medicare Card. You MUST also bring your paper copy of last year's taxes.

  • Fashion Club for 3rd thru 5th graders

    March 13, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pmLibrary 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. Students will register for either 5:30 pm-6:30 pm or 6:30pm -7:30 pmsession or To register, please call 815-223-0229 ext 5. or stop by the Peru Library.

  • Wiggles and Giggles

    March 13, 2017 @ 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

    March 13, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmLibrary 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.

March 14, 2017
  • Color Me Calm

    March 14, 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

    March 14, 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.

March 16, 2017
  • Income Tax Preparation

    March 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pmPeru Public Library, 1409 11th St, Peru, IL 61354, USA

    AARP-sponsored tax preparers are back! Contact the library to schedule your income tax appointment. You MUST bring picture ID (for example your Drivers License) and health insurance or Medicare Card. You MUST also bring your paper copy of last year's taxes.

  • Wiggles and Giggles

    March 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 10:20 am

    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.

  • Doggie Tales: Reading with Willow

    March 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmChildren's Room

    Ms. Theresa brings Willow the 3rd Thursday of the month. Willow loves to listen to children read. She doesn’t mind when words are sounded out, skipped over, or misspoken. Willow just loves to listen! Children read for 5-10 minutes to Willow. Kids must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Call Children's Services at (815) 223-0229 x 5 to sign up.

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