Our Adult Winter Reading Program is back and better than ever! Several Central Illinois businesses have made generous prize donations this year (thank you, sponsors!),
and you have the chance to win:
Week one: $30 Ancho & Agave gift card + $10 Eli’s Coffee Shop gift card + a teapot set from Fusion Brew:
Week Two: $50 Windy City Wieners gift card + $10 Eli’s coffee shop gift card
Week Three: $10 Eli’s Coffee Shop gift card + $25 AB Hatchery gift certificate +
a free pizza from Monical’s Pizza
Week Four: $10 Eli’s Coffee Shop gift card + $15 Artful Designs gift certificate +
A bucket of range balls from City of Bloomington + a case of Top Fox pumpkin seeds
Week Five: $10 Eli’s Coffee Shop gift card +
a party pack of cookies from Crumbl
We will also have a couple spontaneous bonus drawings for a Fox & Hounds gift certificate and a $20 Theo's Microcreamery gift card.
Every registrant who logs a book all 5 weeks of the program will receive a
$5 Donny B’s gourmet popcorn gift card.
To register, all that you need to do is be a Danvers Township Library user, stop by the library, fill out your personal book log paper, and get reading! Every time that you finish a book checked out from Danvers Township Library, come to the library or contact us and we’ll record it for you.
Each book finished will become a raffle ticket for that week’s prize. There is a maximum of 5 books (5 raffle tickets) per week per registrant.
We will draw for prizes on Fridays at 12 p.m. live on Facebook. Only one winner per week which means the winner takes all prizes for that week! Happy reading!
Please note: eBooks and Audiobooks checked out from Danvers Township Library (Boundless and Libby apps) will also count toward books able to be logged.
Create a self-portrait using torn up magazines, scissors, glue sticks, and cardstock with the guidance of a Central Illinois artist teaching the class. This class is for teens and 12 spots are available. All Youth Art Month programs are free and open to the public. Registration required.
Join us and Rice Creek Studios for a lesson in Polish Paper Cutting! Learn to cut paper into shapes as you navigate positive and negative space. This class is FREE for adults and kids 6th grade and up. Registration required. 12 spots available. At the Historical Society.
Children ages 4—10 are invited to join us and Because I Can Art for a beginner painting class. During the class, little artists can learn paint mixing, drawing skills, and spatial relationships all while painting on wooden sunglasses. All kids should wear clothing appropriate for painting. this class is FREE, open to the public, and 9 spots are available. registration is required.
Learn how to save money by starting your garden from seed, which varieties to plant and when, and how to grow indoors to transplant outdoors when the time is right! This class will be taught by a McLean County Master Gardener. There are 12 spots available and is for adults and children 15 and up. This class is FREE, and registration is required.
Bring your whimsical self to our Fairy Garden Class where we will be creating a fun little world for you to bring home, Kelsey from Casey’s Garden Shop and Florist will lead the class, and she will bring all the necessary items for you to create including real plants. This program is for children ages 6 and up. 15 spots are available and registration is required. This class is free and all materials will be provided.
Join us for a special event with Ruth E. Carter, the first Black person to win an Oscar (let alone two!) for Best Costume Design. She won her first Academy Award for the movie Black Panther and the second for its sequel, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
Learn how to sew your own stuffed animal (plushie) from a Danvers local with years of sewing experience. This class has 6 seats available and is for teens, but children ages 10 and up are welcome. Registration is required for this free class, and all materials will be provided.
Join Bookworms this month as we discuss Bonnie Garmus' hit book (and now AppleTV series) Lessons in Chemistry. We will meet at the library on March 26th at 6:30 p.m.
Join us for a special event with Dr. Temple Grandin, one of the world’s most accomplished and well-known adults with autism. Dr. Grandin has been at the forefront of research and activism for autism and neurodiversity for decades.
Are you going through life on autopilot and feeling stressed out? Find the perfect balance by making your own mindfulness kit! Come learn about mindfulness and how mindfulness practices can help in everyday life. You'll gain experience utilizing hands-on mindfulness techniques and build your own mindfulness kit to take home.
Registration info to come!
Join us virtually on May 7th as we hear Kal Penn speak about a variety of topics including his new book! This is a free event for all Danvers Township Library patrons in good standing. Registration required.
25 spots available.
Free in-person class.
Join us and Ecology Action Center at the Historical Society on Tuesday, May 7th at 6 p.m. for Compost Bin Basics!
Attendees can expect to learn basic techniques to build their compost pile, what materials to include, and what do with compostable materials that don't work in backyard setting! Learn how to monitor and maintain your compost.
Contact library for registration information.