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By the Book 5-18

PRINCETON — Thursday, May 18, 2:30 p.m., iPhone and iPad photography class presented by IV Cellular. Learn the basics: take a picture, adjust lighting, crop, zoom, focus, share and other helpful tips and tricks.

Thursday, May 18, 5:30 p.m., iPhone and iPad photography class presented by IV Cellular. Learn the basics: take a picture, adjust lighting, crop, zoom, focus, share and other helpful tips and tricks.

Saturday, May 20, 10 a.m., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., There will be a tractor show in the library parking lot. The event is co-sponsored with Bureau Valley Antique Club.

Monday, May 22, 6:30 p.m., Monday Movie: This is a true story of a conscientious objector during World War II.

Tuesday, May 23, 10:30 a.m., Youth Services story time and craft. The theme will be colors and monsters.

Tuesday, May 23, 6:30 p.m., the library will host a music jam.

Thursday, May 25, 2 p.m., the library will host a computer class presented by Ethan Sproul of TestPoint II Technologies. Topics he will cover include navigation, security, viruses and protection. Bring a laptop. Windows 10 preferred, however, you can also work with Windows 7 and 8. The class is free and open to the public.

Thursday, May 25, 6:30 p.m., the library will host a computer class presented by Ethan Sproul of TestPoint II Technologies. Topics he will cover include navigation, security, viruses and protection. Bring a laptop. Windows 10 preferred, however you can also work with Windows 7 and 8. The class is free and open to the public.

Monday, May 29, the library will be closed for Memorial Day holiday.

The library recently added new nonfiction books to the library collection, including "The Broken Way" by Ann Voskamp, "The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women" by Kate Moore and "Last Hope Island: Britain, Occupied Europe and the Brotherhood That Helped Turn the Tide of War" by Lynne Olson.  New large print books in the library include, "Golden Prey" by John Sandford, "Fast & Loose" by Stuart Woods and "Miramar Bay" by Davis Bunn.

WYANET — The library is gearing up for its summer reading program — "Reading by Design." Stay tuned for further information.

The library features night computer classes with Ethan Sproul and James Smith of TestPoint II Technologies.These classes meet on the first and third Tuesdays each month at 6 p.m. The classes are learning about Windows 10. There is one Windows 10 computer available with available WI-FI for personal laptops.

The night computer classes are doing so well the staff thought perhaps a writing group or a how-to self-publish class might be interesting. Any thoughts? Please contact the library.

SPRING VALLEY — Every Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. to noon, adult coloring is offered at the library to help you relax and release some of the stress in your life. Coloring pictures and colored pencils are supplied by the library.

The children's library has story time on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 6 p.m. During this time, children are able to read stories, given a craft to put together and are served refreshments.

WALNUT — The library is asking patrons to donate empty ink cartridges and old cell phones. The library is able to recycle them for cash.

LAMOILLE — Think you don't have time to read? The library recently added 30 audio book titles for your enjoyment, so you can be doing other things while "reading" a book.
In addition, the library has many titles nominated for the Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award for 2018.

The library is also gearing up for summer reading and will share more details at a later date.

A gentle reminder to not place donated items in the outside book drop. Please bring items in to the library during regular business hours.

DEPUE — Wednesday, May 17, from 5 to 7 p.m., the library will host their annual open house. The event will highlight some of the new improvements at the library. There will be trivia contests and summer reading sign-ups from 5 to 6 p.m., followed by a program with entertainment. Refreshments will be served. The program is free and open to the public.

On the second Tuesday of every month, the library hosts blood pressure and blood sugar screenings for free. The screenings are administered by St. Margaret's Health from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

TISKILWA — On the first Wednesday of each month at 4:30 p.m., the library's book club for adults meets.

Every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., the library hosts a yoga class, where participants enjoy camaraderie with others and are challenged mentally and physically. Cost is $5 per person.

BUREAU — The Leepertown Township Public Library is open from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday; and from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The library has computers for patron usage, as well as copier, scanning and fax services. Call 815-659-3283 for information. (The fax number is the same as the phone number).

LADD — The library sponsors an adult coloring club on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Wednesdays from 5 to 7 p.m. Adult card club is on Fridays from 1 to 3 p.m.

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