Activity schedule

Putnam County Libraries Announce September Activity Schedule – Shaw Local

Putnam County Libraries has announced its September activity schedule for the following locations.

All district libraries will be hiding golden tickets in select books to celebrate National Library Card Signup Month. Those who find the tickets will receive a prize.

All District locations will be closed on Monday, September 5 for Labor Day.

Hennepin, 214 N. Fourth St.

The bad craft of the month will be scarecrow mason jars and is a take-home craft project. Pickup is during library hours.

Cricut MakerSpace will be held all day Thursday, September 8 and Friday, September 9. Crafty adults are welcome at this one-day event. This month’s craft is Infusible Ink Coasters. Call ahead to reserve a spot.

The PCCC Outreach Worker will be there from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 15 to answer questions and discuss benefits and services available to seniors. No appointment is necessary.

The storytelling workshop will take place from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 17. Megan Baznik of the Putnam County Historical Society Meeting House will lead a storytelling workshop. The audience will have 5-10 minutes to share stories about farming, the military, childhood history or fiction.

At 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21, Bob Steele will discuss DT Suzuki who brought Buddhism to the United States when he lived 10 years in La Salle at the Carus Mansion.

Family Movie Night will be at 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 22; pizza and snacks included.

The Barn Quilt Art on Canvas event will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 29. All ages are welcome to try the art of barn quilt on canvas at the library.

Homework help will be available to students at the library during opening hours.

Granville, 214 S. McCoy Street

September’s Make and Take crafting will be available throughout the month. This month’s trade is the dogman flip-o-rama.

An e-waste recycling event will take place from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, September 3. Put your waste in the garage at the back of the library. No televisions allowed.

Illinois Humanities Road Fellow Bucky Hulker will present This Land is Your Land: The Folksongs of Woody Guthrie at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 10.

Granville Storytime will be at 1 p.m. every Wednesday in September. The event will feature stories and activities.

The Book Discussion Group will meet the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 1 p.m. There is no assigned book to read and the event is led by the group.

Putnam, 105 N. Center St.

Books and brunch will be held the first Saturday of the month during library opening hours. The event will feature food, books and friends.

Magnolia, 112 N. Chicago St.

The Boy in the Fan book signing will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 13. Henry’s Bob Cmolik will be at the library to discuss his book and do a book signing.

Storytime will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 3.

Make & Take Sensory Bottles and Bags will be available at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 17.

M/P Farm Bureau: The Apples program will be at 4 p.m. on Thursday, September 22.

Make and East caramel apple dips will be available at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27.

Homework help will be available to students during library opening hours.

McNabb, 322 Main Street West.

Bad Art Craft, scarecrow mason jars, will be on offer throughout the month. This craft is available for takeout and can be picked up during library hours.

The Dye Tile Coaster Craft will be at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, September 7.

The moon sand crafting event will take place at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21.

Family Movie Night will be at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, September 28

Homework help will be available to students during library opening hours.

Standard, 128 First St.

The Life of Frank Capra event will take place at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27. Jim Gibbons will talk about the man who shot to fame in the 1930s and 1940s and became one of America’s most influential directors, producers and writers of the time.