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Program Events for the Byron Public Library

Program Events for the Byron Public Library



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    • 100 S. Washington St.
      Byron, IL 61010
      Fax: 815-234-5582
    • Hours
      Monday 9 - 8
      Tuesday 9 - 8
      Wednesday 9 - 8
      Thursday 9 - 8
      Friday 9 - 5
      Saturday 9 - 5
      March 20
      3:00-4:00 p.m.
      6th-8th grade
      Come to the library to discuss your favorite manga and for a fun Japanese-inspired activity.
      Pick up your copy of Hikaru no Go, Vol. 1 at the circulation desk.
    • Senior Trivia
      First & Third Friday of Each Month
      9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
      90 minutes of fast paced trivia!
      Join a team and win prizes for your trivia knowledge.  
    • Speed Scrabble
      When: Monday, March 22
      Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
      Who: Adults 21 and over
    • Library Bridge Club
      Mondays 1-3pm
      Beginners and lifelong bridge players:
      Get together with other card enthusiasts to learn and practice.
    • Write and illustrate your own story!
      Young Authors
      1st – 5th graders
      March 20
    • Children’s Author Signing
      Saturday, March 20
      10:00-11:00 am
      Jude McCanse, local Rockford author will make an appearance at Young Authors to talk about her new children’s book,
      “The Disappearance of Dawn”.
    • Art Academy
      March 10-March 24
      Grades K – 2
      New session starts in March!
      To register your child please call:
      Byron Public Library District
    • Saturday Scraps
      K – 4th graders
      March 6
      5th – 8th graders
      March 20
      To register, please call:
      Byron Public Library District
    • Lego Land Trip Schaumburg, IL
      March 30 9:00am-4:00pm
      $25 per person (Lunch not included)
      If you enjoy Lego's and want to see more, join us on a Spring Break trip to the suburbs. We will visit Lego Land Discovery Centre at the Streets of Woodfield and have a late lunch at Moretti’s before heading home.
    • March Story Hours
      March 11, 18, 25
      Toddlers ages 24 – 36 months
      9:30 – 10:15 am, 11:00 – 11:45
      Preschool ages 3 – 5
      9:30 – 10:30, 11:00 – 12:00,
      & 1:00 – 2:00
    • Baby Boogies
      Playtime for babies
      ages 7 – 23 months
      March 9-23
      10:30am – 11:15am
      Registration Required
      *Ages will vary: class is
      designed for babies who
      are crawling or walking.
    • Chess
      March 6th and March 27th
      2:00 – 3:00pm
      For adults, children and families. Learn from experts or just play!
    • Toy & Stuff Drive
      Skip the garage sale!
      Drop your stuff off at the library!
      We are looking for the following things to incorporate in
      our programs:
      Gently used toys with washable surfaces (balls, blocks, musical toys or noisy toys)
      Recyclables/ Craft Supplies
      Stuffed monsters, scary animals, mad scientist stuff for our summer reading program.
    • Getting Your Garden Ready
      March 27th
      Learn gardening techniques from a Master! Margo Ackland, a U of I Extension Master Gardener, will help you determine what kind of garden is best for you and the plants that will thrive there.
    • Cartoons & Cereal
      Saturday morning cartoons
      and cereal…all ages welcome!
      March 27th
      9:30 – 11:00
    • Boy’s Book Club
      April 7
      3rd-5th grade
      Not your typical book club… an hour of hands-on activities that relate to the book.
      Pick up your copy of Dragonwingsat the circulation desk.
    • Mother-Daughter
      Book Club
      March 13
      1:00-2:00 pm
      Grades 3-5
    • Mother-Daughter Book Club
      March 13
      2:00-3:00 p.m.
      Grades 6-8
    • Wednesday Night Readers
      March 17, 2010
      6:30-7:30 p.m.
    • Photo Preservation
      Wednesday, March 31st 6:30-7:30
      Tips and tricks for preserving film or digital photos!
    • Heart Smart For Women
      February 9 – April 28
      Tuesdays, 12:00- 1:00
      A 12-week program that provides information and support for women of all ages to increase and maintain physical activity, make dietary improvements, and overcome obstacles.
    • Mouse Skills
      Friday, March 12
      Learn how to do basic functions using the mouse.
    • Read to a Lab!
      Thursday, March 11th
      1st—4th grades
      Did you know that dogs like books too? Come and show off your reading skills with friendly black labs. Call to reserve your dog.
    • Recipe Club
      Friday, March 12
      Come with a dish and the recipe, try new foods, and learn about food blogging.
    • Starlight Stories
      Monday, March 15
      A family story time with sing-along songs and finger plays. Children age 2-5 and families welcome.
    • E-mail Basics
      Tuesday, March 16 1:30-2:30
      Learn how to set up and manage your email account.
    • Computer Basics
      Wednesday, March 241:30 – 3:00 p.m.
      Sign up required.
      Learn computer functions and manage files and folders.
    • The Princess and The Frog
      Wednesday, March 17
      Come in and watch it on our big screen.
      Refreshments served. All ages welcome.
    • Lucky Library Reading Club
      March 17- April 14
      For adult readers: Starting St. Patrick’s Day, read 3 books in 4 weeks and enter the drawing for prizes. Tons of small prizes awarded to our Lucky Readers!
    • Fancy Nancy Party
      Friday, March 19 3:30-4:30
      Grades K-2
      Ooh la la! Join us for a splendiferous time making gorgeous tiaras and monogrammed accessories. R.S.V.P. please.
    • Stamping
      Easter & Spring cards
      Make a homemade card to give to someone special.
      When: Thursday, March 18
      Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
      Call to register
      All Supplies Provided