Events for October 2023

Board Meeting – Rescheduled – Thursday, Oct. 19th 6:30 pm

5th Annual Library Crawl – October 1-31.  Come to the library to pick up your passport.  There are 158 libraries to visit this year.  Here is the link to the Guide Book with attractions in each town.  https://midd.me/d7ky

Clinton County 4-H projects display.  October 1-31.

Cemetery Walk – Saturday, October 21st – starts at 1:00 – Meet at the main entrance of the Cemetery in Germantown. 

Story Night – Tuesday October 24th – 6:30 Pumpkin stories and crafts.

Trunk or Treat – Friday, October 27th at Jansen Chevrolet 6:00-8:00

Lego Club – Fridays at 4:00 – October 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th.

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Events for September, 2023

Closed – Monday, September 4th for Labor Day.

September is Library Card Sign-up Month.  If your card has expired stop by and we will update it for you.  If you don’t have a card and live within the Germantown Library District boundaries we can issue a card to you.  Once you have a card you can use it at any library in Illinois.

Thursday, September 21st  – 6:30 PM ***Terrific Trees*** Story Night – Join us for stories, crafts and lots of fun!!

Lego Club: Fridays at 4:00 – September 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th.

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Events for August 2023

Thursday, August 17th – 6:30 PM ***Back to School BINGO***  There will be prizes!!

Lego Club: Fridays at 4:00 – August 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th.

Germantown Historical Society Display – Spassfest History

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FREE GED Tests

The IL Community College Board is picking up the tab for anyone who wants to take the GED test this summer! Normally it’s a 4-part test at $25/each section. The coupon code is ILSAVE to save $100 total. (For retakes of tests, where the test is already free, use the promo code ILRETAKE to cover the test center cost.)  Here’s the website: https://www2.iccb.org/divi/freegedil/

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Events for July 2023

The Summer Reading Program – Find Your Voice – We are still going strong.  You can still register to participate.  You have through July 31st to complete the program.

Monday July 17th – 6:00-7:30 – Robert Kellar with the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Southern Illinois will be here to provide Epilepsy First Aid Training.  To register for training contact the library at 618-523-4820 or gma@gtownlibrary.org

Tuesday, July 11th – 6:30 pm The library’s finance committee will hold the annual budget meeting.

Thursday, July 20th – 6:30 PM ***Shark Week Story Night*** Join us for stories and a shark craft.

Lego Club: Fridays at 4:00 – July 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th.

Germantown Historical Society Display – St. Boniface School Graduation Photos from the 1960’s

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Library Board Meeting

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Events for June 2023

The Summer Reading Program – Find Your Voice – Registration is under way.  Join us for reading, crafts, and prizes.  More information will be included in the registration packet.  Storytime will be held Monday mornings at 11:00 am.

Tuesday June 6th – Robert Kellar with the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Southern Illinois will be here with educational materials and will answer questions.  Stop by between 3:00 – 6:00 to get more information.  There will be an opportunity for Epilepsy First Aid training on Monday, July 17th from 6:00-7:30.  To register for training contact the library at 618-523-4820 or gma@gtownlibrary.org

Thursday, June 8th – 6:30 pm The library will hold it’s first meeting of the Decennial Committee on Local Government Efficiency.  This will be held in conjunction with the regularly scheduled library board meeting.  The public is welcome to attend.

Thursday, June 15th – 6:30 PM ***Silly Sing-A-Long Story Night*** Join us for all of your favorites – Wheels on the Bus, Itsy-Bitsy Spider, Row Row Row Your Boat, and MORE!!!

Lego Club: Fridays at 4:00 – June 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, & 30th.

Germantown Historical Society Display – St. Boniface School Graduation Photos from the 1950’s

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Summer Reading Program

Find Your Voice!! – Summer Reading Program – Registration begins Friday, May 26th.

Read and earn prizes June 1st– July 31st!!

Ice Cream Coupons for Slots and Scoops (while supplies last)

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Events for May 2023

Monday May 8th –  Robert Kellar with the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Southern Illinois will be here with educational materials and will answer questions.  Stop by between 11:00 – 1:00 to get more information.  There will be an opportunity for Epilepsy First Aid training this summer on July 17th.

Thursday, May 18th – 6:30 PM  ***Gone Fishing Story Night*** We will read stories and make a craft. 

Lego Club: Fridays at 4:00 – May 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th

Germantown Historical Society Display – St. Boniface School Graduation Photos from the 1940’s

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Events for April 2023

Thursday, April 20th – 6:30 PM  ***Pete the Cat Story Night*** We will read stories and make a craft. 

Lego Club: Fridays at 4:00 – April 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th

Germantown Historical Society Display – St. Boniface School Graduation Photos from the 1920’s

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