CHECK OUT OUR FACEBOOK PAGE TO STAY INFORMED ON WHAT IS GOING ON AT THE LIBRARY.

AUGUST NEWS

!!!!!! COMING SOON - AUDIO AND E-BOOKS!!!!!!
The board has made the decision to remain closed to the public at this time but we are currently in the process of setting up audio and e-books for our patrons! This service would be available through at app using your library card. We understand people may not feel comfortable with curbside service or be able to pick them up so we hope this gives our patrons another option.

**Since we are not able to have an in-house Summer Reading program this year, we are going to try 'Ag in the Classroom!' Join Lee Co. Farm Bureau's summer intern Julia Heller for this summer's reading program from Lee Co. Ag in the Classroom. Julia reads "Winnie Finn, Worm Farm...
Here are the links to the videos for the virtual summer reading program:

For “Compost Stew” and the garden in a glove activity: https://tinyurl.com/AITCSRP

For “Winnie Finn, Worm Farmer” and the slice of soil activity: https://tinyurl.com/AITCSRP2

** SUMMER READING PACKETS AVAILABLE **
We are unable to have our Summer Reading program at the library so we have provided take home Summer Reading packets! If you are interested in a Summer Reading packet please call the library at 815-857-3925 or message us on Facebook. There is no library card requirement for these packets as long as you live in the 272 school district.

** INTER LIBRARY LOANS (ILL) **
ILL is now available but only 1 day a week. Please be aware that books may take longer than usual.

***UPDATE*** CURBSIDE SERVICE AND LIBRARY HOURS

** OUR DOORS WILL STILL REMAIN CLOSED BUT WE WILL BE EXTENDING OUR HOURS ON WEDNESDAY FOR CURBSIDE SERVICE!! OUR HOURS WILL NOW BE MONDAY'S FROM 10:30-3:30 AND WEDNESDAY FROM 2:00-6:00. PLEASE CALL AHEAD OR MESSAGE US FOR WHAT BOOKS YOU ARE LOOKING FOR. THEN WHEN YOU GET HERE PLEASE CALL US AND WE WILL RUN YOUR MATERIALS OUT TO YOUR CAR.

** FEEL FREE TO RETURN ANY BOOKS YOU ARE DONE WITH TO THE OUTDOOR BOOK RETURN.

** PLEASE REMAIN IN YOUR CAR FOR THE CURBSIDE SERVICE.

NEW BOOKS FOR JULY & AUGUST 2020

** Please see our Facebook page for photos of all the new book arrivals.

NEW DVD'S FOR JUNE

** Movies are also on back order. We will update as soon as they arrive.

EXCITING THINGS THIS PAST YEAR

Due to a generation donation, the library has updated the much needed landscaping around the entire building. See the attachment for photos.

WEEKLY UPDATES

CHECK OUT OUR FACEBOOK PAGE TO SEE WHAT'S HAPPENING AT THE LIBRARY WEEKLY!

https://www.facebook.com/pankhurstmemoriallibrary/

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