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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Events for March 2023

Thursday, March 16th – 6:30 PM  ***Dr. Seuss Story Night*** We will read stories and make a craft.  Dress up like a Dr. Seuss character!! 

Lego Club: Fridays at 4:00 – March 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st.

Germantown Historical Society Display – St. Boniface School Graduation Photos from the 1930’s

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Events for February 2023

Thursday, February 16th – 6:30 PM  ***Super Hero Story Night*** We will read stories and make a Super Hero craft.  Dress up as your favorite Super Hero!!  We will be giving away prizes!!

Lego Club: Fridays at 4:00 – February 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th.

Germantown Historical Society Display – St. Boniface Confirmation Classes of 1953, 1962, 1969, and 1974. 

Additional information requested.

Germantown Historical Society is looking for pictures of the St. Boniface Confirmation classes of 1950, 1956, 1959, 1966, 1972, 1976, 1978, or 1980.  If anyone has a class photo of any of these classes, please contact Judy Poettker, phone 618-523-8124 or email jpoettker@charter.net.

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Events for January 2023

Thursday, January 19th – 6:30 PM  ***Frozen Story Night*** We will read stories, make snow crafts, and have lots of fun!!  Dress up as your favorite frozen character for some added entertainment.

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

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Holiday Hours

We are open today – Friday, Dec. 23 from 1-5 pm

Open – Saturday, Dec. 24 from 9-11 am

Closed Sunday

CLOSED Monday, Dec 26th for Christmas

Open regular hours Tue. Dec 27 through Sat. Dec 31 (weather permitting)

Closed Sunday

CLOSED Monday, January 2nd for New Years Day.

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Snow Day

The library will be closed today – Thursday, Dec. 22 – due to the predicted weather forecast. Stay safe and warm everyone!!

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Events for December 2022

The Germantown Historical Society display will feature the following family names :  Albers, Brockmann, Horstmann, Husmann, Kreke, Linnemann, Micheel, Robben, and Warnecke.

Tuesday, December 13th: Holiday Craft Night – 6:30 We will read holiday stories and make an ornament.  If you are not able to make it that night the crafts are available as a take and make while supplies last.

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

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Events for November 2022

Come check out the Germantown Family History display at the Library.  Photos from the late 1880’s through the early 1900’s will include surnames such as Albers, Beer, Budde, Eversgerd, Heidemann, Kreke, Lakenburges, Langenhorst, Leonard, Linnemann, Ripperda, Schoendienst, and Welling.

Tuesday, November 8th – 6:30 – Backward Book Club.  You don’t read the same book as everyone else to be a part of this club.  Come talk about your favorite book or author.  Inspire others to read something new.  All ages welcome!!

Thursday, November 17th – 7:00 Family Reading Night- Read Beyond the Beaten Path.  Join us around the campfire for stories, crafts and lots of fun!!

Friday, November 25th – Black Friday Fun Day – We will be open 1pm-5pm.  Stop by anytime during the day to play games, do crafts, work on puzzles, and create something amazing with our collection of Lego pieces.

The Library Board of Trustees has an open seat!!  Application packets can be picked up starting September 20, 2022.  The filing period for the election is December 12-19, 2022.  Stop by the library or call 618-523-4820 with any questions.

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News for October

The October board meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, October 11th at 6:30 pm.

4th Annual Library Crawl – October 1st-31st, 2022.  Stop by the library to pick up your library passport.  Get your passport stamped at 5 or more libraries and bring it back to the library.  We will enter your name into a drawing for a prize when the library crawl is completed.

Would you like to serve on the Library Board of Trustees?  Application packets can be picked up starting September 20, 2022.  The filing period for the election is December 12-19, 2022.  Stop by the library or call 618-523-4820 with any questions.

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