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Activities at the Mount Carroll Township Public Library in December, 2013:
CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD AT THE MT. CARROLL TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY.
Throughout the month of December the Mt. Carroll Township Public Library will be celebrating Christmas Around the World with area artist and master gardener, Nancy Gmitro. Nancy will share with us her expertise and knowledge of Christmas customs through the decoration of Christmas trees displaying the crafts, ornaments and customs of the following countries : Holland, Mexico, Brazil, Italy, Ukraine, Japan, Sweden and Pioneer America. Come and visit the library to see Nancy's handiwork and learn about the different cultures and customs of other countries surrounding the Christmas season.
Nancy will conduct 3 workshops for children and adults of all ages on the following dates:
Pioneer America - December 7, 2013 10:30 am
Sweden - December 12, 2013 6-7 pm
Mexico - December 19, 2013 6 -7 pm
Any questions? Call the library at 815-244-1751.
TOT TIME STORYTIME
From November 16 - December 2, 2013, Heartland Pet Welfare and No Kill Cat Shelter will be collecting donations of supplies for its center. A drop box will be available at the library for donations of: Paper Towels, Dish Soap, Bleach, Garbage Bags and other cleaning supplies for the shelter. Stop by the library to donate or for more information call: 815-244-6543 or email: email@example.com
Heartland Pet Welfare
Friends of the Mt. Carroll Township Public Library present:
Muriel Anderson in Concert
Sunday, December 1, 2013 2:00 pm
First Lutheran Church 301 South Clay Street
Mt. Carroll, IL 61053
FREE CONCERT - Donations Accepted
" One of the world's best and most versatile guitar instrumentalists." Chicago Tribune
" Just one hell of a great player....Muriel plays the guitar like we all wish to play" Les Paul
" Muriel deserves National Recognition" Chet Atkins
The Mt. Carroll Township Public Library is forming a Knitting Club!
"Her-Story: The Hands Project" Photographs by Award-Winning Photographer, Elizabeth Chambers of Mt. Carroll is now on display at the Mt. Carroll Township Public Library. (July – August 2013)
"The Hands Project" is a photographic compilation of women’s stories through their hands. “Through this project, I wanted to spread awareness of the struggles, joys, triumphs and passions that are unique to women,” Elizabeth shares. "Her-Story" is the birth of "The Hands Project", which will continue to develop to tell the stories of people across the world, through photographing their hands.
The Mt. Carroll Township Public Library has started another new book club.
Our Breakfast Book Club is now meeting the last Wed. morning of every month at 10:00 am.
We still have openings for a few new members. Call the library at 815-244-1751 if you would like to join us!
For those of you patrons who have a Barnes and Noble Nook Tablet, there is great news!
Barnes and Noble has released a Nook app that you can download to make OMNI LIBRARIES checkout easier.
Here is the link to access the download:
Please call the library 815-244-1751 if you have any questions.
Are you a small business owner? Thinking about opening your own business?
The Mt. Carroll Township Public Library has received a grant from the Illinois State Library to assist you.
Our library has the following materials available for checkout:
Smart Interactive Board
Portable Projector Screen
Training DVDs, Business Plan Software, Sales and Marketing Software, 'How to' guides and Business manuals.
Contact for library for more information - 815-244-1751
The Mt. Carroll Township Public Library is proud to announce the newest members of our Teen Advisory Board:
Tom Watson Jr., Natalie Comeau, Joel Ricketts, Darby Rumler and Quinn Rumler.
Teen Board members will assist in children and teen programming, give input on popular book selections and other issues pertinent to teens.
Come join us for Tot Tales, a story time for toddlers through Kindergarten age children.
We meet the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month ( Sept - May) from 10:00 - 10:30 am.