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Gardening Programs

Seed Science for Families (with Kids Ages 4 to 7 Years) Thursday, April 9 at 6 PM - Come investigate the mysteries of seed science through a series of fun, hands-on activities. We will investigate where seeds are found, edible seeds, and how seeds get from here to there. Come prepared to get your hands dirty.

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 Thursday, 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


Senior Moments - J T Nolan

Senior Moments - J T Nolan

Tuesday, April 14 at 10:30 AM - Vocal and multi-instrumental entertainer JT Nolan will be with us to share his wide range of musical styles featuring saxophone, trumpet, flute, and harmonica.

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



Knit Wits: Teens and Adults

Learn basic knit or crochet skills. Already know how and want to learn a new technique? Bring your own yarn, knitting needles, or crochet hook.

Monday, April 6 at 4 PM
Wednesday, April 15 at 4 PM
Monday, April 20 at 4 PM

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


Computer Bird

Computer Classes @ Your Library

The library offers free basic and intermediate classes for Cherry Valley Public Library cardholders. Registration is required and a $5 refundable deposit reserves your spot. Click to see a full list of classes

Upcoming Classes:
Selling on eBay Basics - Wednesday, April 1 at 6 PM
Facebook Basics (2 parts) - Tuesday, April 14 at 2 PM and Thursday, April 16 at 2 PM

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

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