Wednesday, September 25 at 11am we’ll hold our first pre-k storytime of the fall season. If you have children ages 1-5, bring them to the library that day for stories, games and crafts involving the alphabet!
The library will be closed Monday, September 2nd in honor of Labor Day. Enjoy any time off you may have and be safe!
This year’s Spassfest Parade begins at 5:30pm on Saturday, August 17th. Watch for the library’s entry. We’ll have German music, plus our staff and board members will be tossing out goodies all along the parade route!
As always, the library will be closed Tuesday, July 30, for the annual St. Boniface church picnic. Feel free to use our parking lot when attending the picnic. Delicious fried chicken dinners are served from 3pm – 8pm, with homemade dressing, fresh tomatoes, green beans and homemade pie. Their famous quilt bingo begins at 6:30 pm. Lots of cold drinks, rides and games. Come to Germantown for the best time you’ll ever have on a Tuesday evening!
Join us Saturday, July 20 at 10:00am for our summer reading wrap party. Magician Rich Landry will entertain us. All kids who attend will receive an attendance prize, possibly St. Louis Cardinals’ tickets! There will be cold drinks and fun for all. You can still continue reading and earning prizes throughout the month of July. Plus our little “theater”, costumes and accessories will stay in the library for playtime fun the rest of the summer. Check out our facebook page for some of this year’s stars!
The library will be closed Thursday, July 4 to celebrate Independence Day. We’ll be open regular hours on Friday and Saturday. Enjoy a safe and free 4th of July!
Our first summer reading event, “Makin’ Music” was a big hit. The kids made maracas, banjos and flutes. Next up, we’ll go fishing at the lake park here in Germantown. Meet at the lake Tuesday, June 25 at 11am. A representative from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources will be there providing equipment, safety tips and showing us how to cast. Kids don’t need a license and will be able to try there luck fishing. You may bring your own gear, if you have it. The library will provide snacks. ALL CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT!!
Sign up now for this year’s summer reading program, “It’s Showtime at your Library!” Our 1st event will be making our own musical instruments on Sat. June 15 at 10am. Free popcorn and attendance prizes!
Wed. May 29 at 11am we’ll hold our last pre-k storytime until September. If you have children ages 1-5, bring them to the library that day for stories, games and fun involving all kinds of bubbles! Then be sure to sign up any youngsters ages 4-12 for our summer reading program, “It’s Showtime at Your Library!” Our first event is June 15 and kids can read on their own time this summer to earn all kinds of great prizes.
All fines and fees collected during the month of May will be donated to Rally for Rae. So this is the time to pay for those lost books or late fees and get your accounts cleared up! You might want to make copies, fax something or get some keepsakes laminated…it all goes to Rae! Even if you owe nothing, any donations will be accepted.