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Join the Youth Services department for a program out of this galaxy!

On May 4th @ 3:30 p.m. in the Carnegie North room Pre K - 5th graders can get Jedi training and create Star Wars themed crafts. For more information please contact the Youth Services department at (217) 753-4900 x5612.

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Join the Youth Services department on Wednesday, May 4th from 5-6 p.m. in the Bicentennial Conference Room for OTAKU CLUB!

Otaku Club is for tweens and teens and is all about anime, manga and cosplay! Come and join in the fun!
Note: Any tween ages 10-12 must have a permission slip signed by a parent or legal guardian to be able to attend club meetings. Permission slips available upon request.

Electronic Resources
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Need to do research for that homework assignment or get free online tutoring? Want to read reviews about that appliance you might buy? Need help finding business or consumer information?

The library offers access to online electronic resources, such as Brainfuse (homework help & online tutoring), Consumer Reports (online searchable database) and ReferenceUSA (online business and consumer information) that anyone can use while in the library and library card holders can access at home for free.

Check out all the library electronic resources!

Read It and Reap!
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a program to have parents or caregivers read 1,000 books to their child before kindergarten to prepare them and have them exceeding in school.

Prizes will be handed out at the library for every 100 books read by parents or caregivers. There is no time limit and the program will continue year round. Please register in person at the Youth Services desk.

For more information about the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program please visit their official website or stop by the Youth Services desk.

Come into the library and browse the shelves or search the catalog to find our latest additions.
Below are some of the titles added this month or click here to view a complete list of new items.

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