Jerseyville Public Library

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Holiday Happenings!

Programs & Activities scheduled for December 2017

Food for Fines

During the entire month of December, overdue fines will be forgiven in exchange for a canned good, nonperishable food item, or hygiene product; one donation for each overdue item, please.  Everything collected will be given to the local Salvation Army Food Pantry.  Overdue materials must be returned at the circulation desk.  If you cannot find the lost item, you CANNOT pay for it with donated items.  For existing fines, $1 will be waived for each item donated.

Programs for Kids K through Grade 6
Registration required for each by calling 498.9514

Saturday, December 2 from 10:00 -   NOON-- Minute to Win It Christmas Games

A fun-filled morning of exciting games will have you laughing out loud!

Craft pictured may not be the craft you make.

Saturday, December 9 from 10:00 AM - noon -- Star Wars Christmas

Make a Star Wars craft while watching the film, The Force Awakens.  Refreshments provided.

Saturday, December 16 from 10:00 AM - NOON -- American Girl Christmas

Get your picture taken and make a fun craft while watching An American Girl Holiday featuring Samantha.  Preview of the latest clothes available for checkout for our dolls.
Essay contest:  What I Love About Being an American Girl

Refreshments provided!

Programs for Adults & Teens

Holiday Home Décor with Sandy Meyer on Monday, December 4, 2017 @ 7:00 PM.

Sandy Meyer of Sandy Staging & Design is back again to give some great holiday decorating tips & ideas.  She will also be teaching us all how to make a holiday bow!  If you'd like, bring along 3 to 5 yards of wired Holiday Ribbon to make a bow of your own to take home

Annual Cookie Exchange on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 @
7:00 PM.

Exchange:  Bring 3-dozen of your best cookies/candy along with a copy of the recipe and an empty container for exchanging.  Sample one of each and vote for your favorite; the entry with the most votes will win a prize!

Activity:  Play "Use Your Head" and win prizes!

Matinee Movie on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 @ 1:00 PM

Rated PG-13; runtime = 2 hrs.
Popcorn/snack will be served.

Teen Christmas Party (Grades 6 - 12) on Saturday, December 16 from 2:00 - 3:00 PM.  Registration required.

Join us for some hilarious and fun Christmas Challenge games.  Win prizes, chow down on  holiday snacks, and enjoy our Hot Cocoa bar!

Evening Movie on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 @ 6:30 PM

Rated PG-13; runtime = 1 hr 52 min

Please bring your own drink; popcorn provided.