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Gardening Programs

The Tomato Guys! + The Olive Oil Experience! Thursday, April 16 at 6 PM - John and Benny Falzone present their annual program on all things tomato followed by Brandi and Charles Ducharme from The Olive Oil Experience with tips on how to "dress" your tomatoes

Seed Science for Families (with Kids Ages 8 to 11 Years) Thursday, April 23 at 6 PM - Come prepared to delve into seed science through a series of hands-on experiments. Seed scientists will also be creating their own 3-D plant model, as well as planting seeds to take home.

Emerald Ash Borer - Help for Homeowners Tuesday, May 5 at 6 PM - Learn how to identify signs of infestation, insect identification, treatment options, the future outlook, and where you can find current, up-to-date information. Presented by Jay Solomon, U of I Extension Educator.

Registration is required. Use our online calendar or call 815-332-5161


The Best Years of Our Lives

War and Peace: The Best Years of Our Lives

Friday, April 17 at 2 PM - Join us for this Best Picture winning film, starring Fredric March, Dana Andrews, and Myrna Loy, in which three WWII veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.

Registration is required. Use our online calendar or call 815-332-5161


Book Page Poetry

Adult Craft Night: Book Page Poetry

Wednesday, April 22 at 6 PM - Create a poem and an interesting art piece using a single page from an old book. Examples will be displayed to put your imagination into gear. Finished pieces will be displayed in the library for National Poetry Month.

Registration is required. Use our online calendar or call 815-332-5161


Money Smart Week

Money Smart Week

Medicare 101: Understanding Original Medicare and Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans Monday, April 20 at 6 PM - Learn about eligibility, enrollment, and benefits of Original Medicare (Part A & B) and the standardized Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans (also known as Medigap policies) available in Illinois. Information and resource materials will be provided. Presented by Mary Hallock, Community Relations Specialist, BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois.

Anticipating the Costs of Aging in Place Friday, April 24 at 10:30 AM - What does it cost to hire the supprts and services for a Senior to safely stay in their own home? Join Robin Berkheimer, R.N, B.A, L.N.H.A, to discuss: health care needs, personal care options, social / recreational / spiritual services, home accessibility and accommodations, transportation options, care monitoring and emergency response, and financial / legal considerations.

Elder Care Cost and How to Pay For It Friday, April 24 at 1 PM - How expensive is long term care? What does Medicare really pay for? If you don't have the assets, who pays for the difference? Join Robin Berkheimer R.N, B.A, L.N.H.A, to discuss these concerns.

Registration is required. Use our online calendar or call 815-332-5161


Jane Austen

Jane Austen Speaks

Thursday, May 7 at 6:30 PM - Transport yourself to the autumn of 1815 where we will visit with Miss Jane Austen. At this point in her life, her first three novels, Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, and Mansfield Park are published, and Emma is complete. Actress Debra Ann Miller portrays Jane Austen in this most vibrant and hopeful time of her life. Suited for the both the casual reader and the most devoted “Janeite”.

Registration is required. Use our online calendar or call 815-332-5161

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