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Library Corner 12-26

PRINCETON — Today, Thursday, Dec. 26, the library is closed.

Monday, Dec. 30, the Monday Night Movie begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Matson Meeting Room and will feature a man who wishes he had never been born. An angel grants his wish and gets something in return.

Tuesday, Dec. 31 and Wednesday, Jan. 1 the library is closed for the New Year’s holiday.

Thursday, Jan. 2, the Creative Crafters will meet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, contact Sandra Rieker 815-879-4091.

SPRING VALLEY — The Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 31 and Wednesday, Jan. 1 for the New Year’s holiday.

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.

WYANET — Coming up on Thursday, Jan. 9, Ron Bluemer will visit and talk about the 1950s in the Illinois Valley, beginning at 6:30 p.m. for the 2nd Thursday@the Library program.

Bluemer, who is an Illinois author and Granville resident, will discuss his book, “Back to the 50s: Impact on the Illinois Valley.” Bluemer is also an Illinois historian and has written several books on gambling places, prohibition and coal mines in the Illinois Valley.

Tuesday, Jan. 14, the library’s computer class will meet at 1 p.m. Dorene Stalter will be back after the holidays with all sorts of computer wisdom. Any and all are invited to come with questions and concerns about computers.

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 — The LaMoille-Clarion Library will be closed Thursday, Dec. 26. Normal hours will resume at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 27. The library will also be closed Tuesday, Dec. 31 and Wednesday, 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.

WALNUT — The Walnut Public Library will be closed Thursday, Dec. 26 and from 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 Tuesday, Dec. 31 and Wednesday, Jan. 1.

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