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Library Corner Dec. 19

PRINCETON — Today, Thursday, Dec. 19, the youth services area will host a Polar Express pajama party family night at 6:30 p.m. Crafts and activities, with hot chocolate and cookies, will be provided. Pajamas are optional. Call 815-875-1331, ext. 2213, to register.

On Monday, Dec. 23, the Monday Night Movie will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Matson Meeting Room and feature a song, dance team and a sister act trying to save a Vermont lodge.

The library will be closed for the Christmas holiday from Dec. 24 to Dec. 26.

SPRING VALLEY — The Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library will have the following holiday schedule: The library will close at 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23, and will also be closed on Dec. 24, Dec. 25, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.

The library is also hosting a book sale, where items are 10 cents each. The sale includes a lot of books on cassettes for the same price.

TISKILWA — On Monday, Dec. 30, the Tiskilwa Public Library will host a winter break story time at 2 p.m. There will be a story, snacks and a craft for all elementary school ages.

LAMOILLE — On Saturday, Dec. 21, the LaMoille-Clarion Library will hold a Christmas story hour at 10 a.m. Join librarian Joyce Sondgeroth for stories, snacks and fun.

The library has also added many new books to its collection. Stop in and see what’s new.

The library will be closed Dec. 24 to Dec. 26. Normal hours will resume at 10 a.m. Dec. 27. The library will also be closed Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.

In the event of weather related closings, an announcement will be posted on the library’s Facebook page and announced on WZOE radio.

OHIO — The Ohio Public Library has revamped its Facebook page. Search “Ohio Public Library District” to like the page. Events and new items will be posted to the page.

BUDA — On Saturday, Dec. 21, the Mason Memorial Public Library will host a Christmas activity day at 11 a.m. Students in grades kindergarten though eighth grade are invited for crafts, snacks and a story.

WALNUT — The Walnut Public Library will be closed Dec. 24 to Dec. 26 and Dec. 31 to Jan. 2. The library will resume normal hours at noon Jan. 3.

MINERAL — The Mineral-Gold Public Library will be closed on Dec. 24 and 25 and on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.

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