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HCGS October


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2016 Art Show


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Lego Saturdays


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Horror Book Club


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Opening Night will be Monday, October 17th and run through October 21st. Applications are available here or at the library. Art will be accepted Monday & Tuesday, October 10th & 11th.

Tickets have gone on sale for "The Nifty Fifties & Sixties" performed by the The Legacy Girls on Saturday, October 29. Social Hour 6pm, Dinner 6:30pm, Music 7:30pm

The Henry County Genealogical Society, Kewanee Historical Society and Kewanee Public Library District are requesting donations to digitize the Kewanee newspapers now on microfilm here at the library. Once digitized, the newspapers will be able to be searched from your computer. The project will be on-going until all of the available microfilm has been done.

Bring your family to Monster Family Night @ 6pm on October 3. Homeschoolers meet on October 5. Kids can stop in on October 1 & 15 between 10am and noon for LEGO Drop-In Saturdays in the Youth Department on the second floor. 5th-8th grades are invited to the "Return of the Severed Zombie Hand" craft on October 26. The 2nd annual Halloween Lock-In for ages 13-18 will be October 22. Mark your calendars to come in for crafts and treats during the Halloween Open House on October 29 between 10am & Noon. See Sarah Barth in the Youth Services Dept. to find out about the "Horror" Book Club! Also, the Henry County Genealogical Society is presenting "Witches" by Cleta Riggens on October 24. Check the events calendar for details.

Check out two of our newest continuing programs!
Relax with Colors Adult Coloring Time
We have two different times scheduled during October so stop in and relax with us while you color!

Friends of the Library present "Creativity @ the Carnegie". Come "sit & sew" with your knitting, crocheting, embroidery, cross stitching or quilting. We had a nice turn out so far but we have room for more!

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Our October theme is "Gluten Free". Find a recipe that fits the theme, make it and bring it along with copies of the recipe to the KPLD Community Room on Thursday, October 20 at noon to share with our Recipe Round Up members! Join us for good food, friendship, and lots of laughter! NOTE: DATE CHANGE - THIS IS 1 WEEK EARLIER


Don't know what to do with those bins of LEGOS the kids have outgrown? The Youth Department is looking for donations of LEGOS. We are happy to take used LEGOS that are in good condition to use for a monthly program for elementary school students.

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Check out our
Fall Brochure of Events

Lego Drop-In Saturday
October 1 & 15
10 am-Noon

Monster Family Night
October 3 @ 6pm

PreK Story Time
October 4, 11, 18 & 25
11:30am - Noon

Homeschoolers Afternoon
September 5 @ 1:30pm

Artwork Drop Off
for Art Show
October 10 & 11

Library Board Meeting
October 10 @ 4pm

Friends of Library
Board Meeting
October 10 @ 5pm

Adult Book Club
October 17
2 & 7pm
@ Country Morning Coffee Cafe
"Everything I Never Told You"

KPLD 7th Annual Art Show
Opening Night
October 17 @ 6pm
Open for viewing
October 18-21

Recipe Round Up
October 20 @ Noon
"Gluten Free"

Friends of the Library present
Creativity @ the Carnegie
Come "sit & sew"
October 20 5-7pm

Pick Up Artwork
October 22 9am-1pm
October 24 9am-Noon/4-6pm

2nd Annual
Halloween Lock-In
October 22 from 8pm until
October 23 @ 8am

Henry County Genealogical Society
by Cleta Riggens
October 24 @ 1:30pm

Relax with Colors
Adult Coloring Time
October 24 5:30-7pm

Return of the Severed Zombie
Hand Craft
October 26 @ 3:30pm
5th-8th grades

Relax with Colors
Adult Coloring Time
October 27 1:30-3pm

Horror Book Club
October 27 @ 4pm
High School & YA
Agatha Christie's
"And Then There Were None"

Halloween Open House

Music @ the Carnegie
The Legacy Girls
"Nifty Fifties & Sixties"
October 29
6pm Social Hour
6:30pm Dinner
7:30pm Music

Happy Halloween!
October 31

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