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Library Corner Jan. 30

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 1:15 p.m. CST • Updated: Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 1:20 p.m. CST

PRINCETON Tuesday, Feb. 4, the preschool story time will be at 10:30 a.m. and feature a groundhog craft.

Thursday, Feb. 6, adult craft night will be at 6:30 p.m. and is open to anyone from 8 years old or older. The craft will be Valentine’s Day-themed. All materials will be supplied.

Mark the calendar for an upcoming Pride & Prejudice Ball at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13. Come and enjoy an English country dance instruction. Period clothing (Empire/Regency Victorian) optional.

SPRING VALLEY — The library hosts story time for children ages 3 to 8 years old every Tuesday from 5:30 to 6 p.m. This involves a story being read by the librarian and a craft that is associated with the story.

BUDA — New DVDs include “Despicable Me 2,” “Percy Jackson Sea of Monsters,” “Lonesome Dove,” “Perter Pan Returns to Neverland” and “100 Cartoon Classics.”

LAMOILLE — The voting for Rebecca Caudill readers has been moved back to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12. Participants will vote for their favorite nominee at LaMoille-Clarion Public Library. 

A reminder that patrons must be in Grades 4-8 and have read at least three of the nominees to be eligible to vote. Each vote counts, so patrons really do have a say in which book gets the Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award for 2014.

Also on Saturday, Feb. 8, the library will show the movie “Despicable Me 2” at 12:30 p.m. Popcorn will be provided.

The library has added many new titles to its collection. Stop in and find a new favorite today.

PERU — The Peru Public Library has many new children’s programs scheduled for this winter.

Children and their adult caregivers are welcome from 9 a.m. to noon every Tuesday for Cabin Fever Play and Read mornings. Books, toys, puzzles, puppets, coloring sheets, building blocks and bricks will be made available. No registration necessary.

Also, Doggie Tales, readings with Tillie, will be held monthly. This program is for both the beginner and experienced reader. Kids will read for 5-10 minutes to Tillie, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, who is a certified therapy dog through Therapy Dogs, Inc. and Intermountain Therapy Dogs. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and registration is required.

Story time for children 3-5 years old continues though April 30 and is held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Children enjoy stories, sing songs and enjoy crafts. Registration is appreciated.

Wiggles and Giggles is for newborns to children as old as 3 years. Continuing through March 25, the program is held at 10 a.m. Thursdays. Programming includes fingerplays, bounces, tickles and songs. Registration is appreciated.

All programs are flexible and families may bring younger or older children to these programs. Visit www.perulibrary.org or call 815-223-0229, ext. 5, for more information and registration.

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