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By the Book 9-28

PRINCETON Thursday, Sept. 28, 6:30 p.m. board game night.

Monday, Oct. 2, 6:30 p.m., Monday Movies.

Monday, Oct. 2, the fifth annual Art Teachers Art Show will kick-off today and will run through Oct. 21. Artwork will be displayed throughout the library. There will be pottery, acrylic paintings, low relief sculptures, 3D sculptures, pastels, photography, jewelry, fiber and pen and ink.

Tuesday, Oct. 3, 10:30 a.m., Youth Services story time and craft.

Tuesday, Oct. 3, 6:30 p.m., Classical guitarist Peter Fletcher returns to the library for another guitar performance.

Wednesday, Oct. 4, 3:30 p.m., junior high game day.

Wednesday, Oct. 4, 6:30 p.m. Chicks with Sticks meets.

Thursday, Oct. 5, 10:45 a.m. Tigers Read PHS Book Club meets.

Thursday, Oct 6, 6 p.m., Reception for the Art Teachers Show to meet and greet the artists and enjoy refreshments.

The library recently added new nonfiction books to the library collection, including “The Last Fighter Pilot: The True Story of the Final Combat Mission of World War II” by Don Brown with Capt. Jerry Yellin and “The Vietnam War: An Intimate History” by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns. The library also recently added new DVDs to the collection, including “Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Season 4” and “This Is Us, Season 1.”

SPRING VALLEY The adult library has an activity tables for individuals to participate in while at the library. There are jigsaw puzzles, coloring pages and other puzzles. Supplies are provided by the library.

WYANETThe library is starting up its program season for the 2017-18 year. This year, the library is adding a class for budding authors. On the second Tuesday of each month, the library will be sponsoring a self-publishing class.

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

LAMOILLE Friday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to noon, the library will be closed for staff development. Regular hours will resume in the afternoon from 1-5 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 13, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the Bureau County Health Department will be holding a Flu Vaccine Clinic at the library. Call the library for details at 815-638-2356.

Saturday, Oct. 28, at 10:30 a.m., the library will host a children’s Halloween story hour. Show off your Halloween costumes and join the librarians for stories, snacks and fun.

BUDA All fines will be cancelled for patrons who get their overdue books and movies back to the Mason Memorial Library from now through Saturday, Sept. 30. Library Director Peg Foster would be happy to pick up books from shut-ins or those who can’t make it to the library. Call the library at 309-895-7701. The library is open 1 to 5 p.m. Monday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday; 1 to 8 p.m. Wednesday; closed Thursday; 1 to 5 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and closed Sunday.

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

DEPUE 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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