Painting Party Fundraiser for Friends of the Library

Image result for painted pots Friday, May 4th at 6:00pm

The Friends of the Library are hosting a fun-filled painting party for kids and adults. There will be flowerpots to paint, just in time for Mother's Day.

All the supplies will be provided as well as instruction for painting.

Cost is $25.00 for two 10 inch pots and $20.00 for two 7 inch pots.

M.A.S.S. Mendota Area Senior Services

There will be no MASS (Mendota Area Senior Services) representative on Wednesday, April 25th.

The representative will resume services on Wednesday, May 23rd at 1:00pm.Announcement

Tea for Two

Image result for tea cup        Tea for Two

Join us for tea and sweets on Thursday, May 10th. Seatings will be at 11:00am or 3:00pm. Please bring a friend or family member to enjoy the refreshments and discuss books on display.

Free Comic Book Day May 5th

Free Comic Book Day

Poetry Contest

April is National Poetry Month and the Library is inviting all aspiring poets to enter our Poetry Contest. The contest begins on April 2 and the last day to submit entries is Friday, April 30th at 5:00pm.

Poetry will be judged in four categories: grades 3rd - 5th, 6th - 8th, 9th - 12th and adults, 18 years and up.


Non-Fiction Readers' Group

Do you like to read non-fiction books? A group has been formed and is called REAL Readers.. The next meeting is on Monday, April. 23th at 12:00pm to discuss the book  "Nothing to Do but Stay" by Carrie Young.


Book love

Gentle Yoga

Have you made a new resolution to excercise more?  The library has started a new program, Gentle Yoga. There are three session a week, Mondays at 9:00am, Wednesdays at 12:00pm, and Saturdays at 9:00am.

Adults 18 and over are welcome.  Please bring your own mat.

Call 815-496-2031 to register.


Extended Hours

As of January 2, 2018 the Robert Rowe Library will extend library hours. The library will be open on Tuesday mornings at 10:00am.

On Tuesdays the library hours will be 10:00am - 8 ;00pm. The hours on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday will remain the same.Breaking News

Anime & Comics Club for Girls

May 8th at 3:45pm.

Come learn to draw big eyes and Anime characters. For girls aged 9 - 12. Call 815-496-2031 to register.


Tots and Toddlers

         Join us on the first Tuesday of  April and May at 4:30 pm.   

    April 3rd, and May 1st.dancing penguin

  This interactive program for ages 0 - 3 years will include singing, ryhmes and stories. Siblings are welcome.

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