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March Events

Wednesday, March 15--STEM Challenge--1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  This program is for children who are in the 3rd through the 6th grade.

Friday, March 17--Story Time--6:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. This program is for children ages 4 through 7.

Saturday, March 18--Cooking with Anita--11:30 to 1:00 p.m.  Sign up is necessary for this program.  Class size is limited to 10 children who are in the 6th through the  9th grade.

Monday, March 20--First day of Spring and the end of the Adult Winter Reading Challenge.  Stop by the library and pick up your reward for participating and enter the drawing for 4 larger prizes from local merchants.

Saturday, March 25--Matinee--1:00 to 2:30 or the end of the movie.  Everyone welcome.

Thursday, March 30--Adult Program presented by Librarian, Alice Cisna. 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. How Crochet Saved the Irish  If you are interested in crafts this program may be for you.  Everyone is invited.  This is a talk not a demonstration.  Refreshments served.  

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Home school parents

We would like to host a round table for Home School parents.  If you home school your children and would like to be part of that group, please let us know.  The round table will be moderated by an experienced home school parent. 

The group will be limited to 8 members.  Activities will be provided for the children.  We are hoping to begin the first part of March.

Illinois Heartland Library System

We are a member of Illinois Heartland Library System. The library system serves the libraries of central and southern Illinois.  

One of the important services Illinois Heartland provides is delivery service.  They ship 6.4 million items  annually between member libraries throughout Illinois.

They also maintain the Library Catalog

Arthur Public Library District

225 S Walnut Street, Arthur, IL 61911  

Phone:  217-543-2037;  Fax:  217-543-2037

Services we provide

Outreach to Seniors:  The library offers Home Delivery Service to home-bound individuals living in Arthur.  If you or someone you know would benefit from this service,  please contact us.

Preschool craft packets for children 3 to 5 years old:  During the school year our volunteer, Rachel Allen assembles activities parents can use with their preschoolers.  These activities are often book related or help your child acquire a new skill.

Copy, fax and scan to email service available:  We charge standard business rates for these services

Display your collection:  We have a locked display cabinet.  If you would like o showcase a treasured collection at the library, please let us know.

E-Books available from My Media Mall:  Use your Arthur Public Library District library card to download them to your devise.  Chose Illinois Heartland Library System as your location.

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Announcing Tech Day 

The Staff has designated Wednesday's as Tech Day.  If you would like to have help with your device or you have a program you would like to know more about, call and set up an appointment with one of us.  We will set aside time to work with you one on one.  Phone 543-2037  we will schedule an hour to work with you.