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Friday September 14, 2018
Start: Sep 14 2018 10:00 am

Free playtime for children ages 2 - 6. This is a drop-in program. No registration required.

Start: Sep 14 2018 6:00 pm

Enjoy movies? How about books?

Well here is a book club that combines both!

Saturday September 15, 2018
Start: Sep 15 2018 10:00 am

Want to learn Excel?

This is the place to be!

Sign up at the front desk today!

Start: Sep 15 2018 11:00 am

3rd Saturdays, 10 to 11:30 a.m.  Donuts provided.  Activites and topic discussion.  Registration required.

Start: Sep 15 2018 2:00 pm
End: Sep 15 2018 3:30 pm

Adult Coloring every 3rd Saturday of the month 2 p.m to 3:30 p.m.

Monday September 17, 2018
Start: Sep 17 2018 9:30 am

Mondays OR Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.

Start the morning with stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays, especially for ages 18 months to 3 years. Stick around for bubbles and a fun craft project.

Start: Sep 17 2018 10:30 am

Mondays OR Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.

Play, Explore, and Learn. We will ahve fun learning together through storytime, adventures, crafts, and activities. Ages 3 - 6 welcome!

Start: Sep 17 2018 4:30 pm

Comprehension and reading skills made fun to encourage children and grow their love for books. Grades K-2 welcome!

Tuesday September 18, 2018
Start: Sep 18 2018 9:30 am

Mondays OR Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.

Start the morning with stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays, especially for ages 18 months to 3 years. Stick around for bubbles and a fun craft project.

Start: Sep 18 2018 9:30 am

Tuesdays 9:30 to 10:15 a.m.

 

Bradley Public Library is offering a 55+ Fall Into Step program, utilizing the Leslie Sansone's Walk Away Pounds DVD fitness program.

So lace up your walking shoes and let's get started for a low impact walk!

Please wear appropriate clothing.

This class is free and open to the public.

Please see a doctor before starting any new exercise program.

The Bradley Public Library is not responsible for the outcome of this fitness program.

Start: Sep 18 2018 10:30 am

Mondays OR Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.

Play, Explore, and Learn. We will ahve fun learning together through storytime, adventures, crafts, and activities. Ages 3 - 6 welcome!

Start: Sep 18 2018 1:00 pm
End: Sep 18 2018 4:00 pm

Sign up for a 1 hr. time slot and have your computer needs addressed, one-on-one, working at your pace. Tell us if you need help with the basics (keyboard skills, the Internet, email accounts) or something more specific like adding attachments to emails, posting a resume to career websites, formating documents, or using the Internet for maps and directions. Choose your time slot and specify your computer needs.

Start: Sep 18 2018 4:30 pm

Learn a variety of art techniques with Ms. Betty. Grades K and up welcome.

Start: Sep 18 2018 6:00 pm

The world is your stage, the library being no exception. Every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. you'll get to learn and show off the skills of theater. And at the end of the year, you'll perform in a grand show. 5th grade and up are welcome.

Start: Sep 18 2018 6:00 pm

Join us for a fun-filled family board game night!

Wednesday September 19, 2018
Start: Sep 19 2018 9:30 am

Baby Storytime is unique, in that the focus of the program is as much directed at the caregivers as it is for the children. This program is about giving caregivers fun ideas of things they can do with their babies that encourage interaction and early literacy. Ages 0 - 18 months welcome!

Start: Sep 19 2018 10:00 am

Wednesday book discussion group meets every third Wednesday of the month at 10:00 a.m. Members are asked to read and be prepared to discuss the selected book for the month. Books can be checked out or reserved at the Circulation Desk. For further information contact the library at 815-932-6245.

Start: Sep 19 2018 11:00 am

We will be laying the ground work for Kindergarten with socialization, fine motor, gross motor, and use our emerging literacy. Children heading to Kindergarten in the fall are welcome!

Start: Sep 19 2018 1:00 pm
End: Sep 19 2018 4:00 pm

Sign up for a 1 hr. time slot and have your computer needs addressed, one-on-one, working at your pace. Tell us if you need help with the basics (keyboard skills, the Internet, email accounts) or something more specific like adding attachments to emails, posting a resume to career websites, formating documents, or using the Internet for maps and directions. Choose your time slot and specify your computer needs.

Start: Sep 19 2018 1:00 pm
End: Sep 19 2018 4:00 pm

Sign up for a 1 hr. time slot and have your computer needs addressed, one-on-one, working at your pace. Tell us if you need help with the basics (keyboard skills, the Internet, email accounts) or something more specific like adding attachments to emails, posting a resume to career websites, formating documents, or using the Internet for maps and directions. Choose your time slot and specify your computer needs.

Start: Sep 19 2018 6:00 pm

Library Board meets every 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:00 pm

Thursday September 20, 2018
Start: Sep 20 2018 9:30 am

One hour chair yoga for seniors.

Bring resistant band and light hand weights.

Due to sensitivities, no perfumes or strong deodorants.

Start: Sep 20 2018 9:30 am

Shake & Shimmy is an interactive music and movement program where children ages 3-6 and care givers will learn about music, sing, move and  more!

Start: Sep 20 2018 4:30 pm

Book club for girls grades 3 - 6 that includes a book discussion, games and crafts.

Start: Sep 20 2018 5:30 pm

Join us on Thursdays from 5:30 -  6:15 p.m. for our evening Family Storytime. We will have a fun filled night of storytime, activities, and an occasional craft.

Start: Sep 20 2018 6:00 pm

Code Club is for grades 6 and up. There will be some laptops available, but if you have your own, please bring it!

Friday September 21, 2018
Start: Sep 21 2018 10:00 am

Little Steamers is a place for children ages 3 - 6 to explore early concepts of science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics with interactive learning stations.

Start: Sep 21 2018 4:30 pm

Whether you're a beginner or a novice, you're welcome to join us for chess and checkers club. Grades K and up are welcome!

Start: Sep 21 2018 7:00 pm

Come relive the days of the radio show with the Radio Players!!

Saturday September 22, 2018
Start: Sep 22 2018 1:30 pm

Do you know a little about Excel but want to learn more?

This is the class for you!

Sign up at the front desk.

Start: Sep 22 2018 5:30 pm

Sign up at the front desk.

Adults only; non-refundable $10 deposit required.

Monday September 24, 2018
Start: Sep 24 2018 9:30 am

Mondays OR Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.

Start the morning with stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays, especially for ages 18 months to 3 years. Stick around for bubbles and a fun craft project.

Start: Sep 24 2018 10:30 am

Mondays OR Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.

Play, Explore, and Learn. We will ahve fun learning together through storytime, adventures, crafts, and activities. Ages 3 - 6 welcome!

Start: Sep 24 2018 3:00 pm

Meets the 4th Monday of the month at 3:00 p.m.

Start: Sep 24 2018 4:30 pm

Read the book listed for the month and come join a fun discussion while doing a book related activity. Grades K - 2 welcome!

Tuesday September 25, 2018
Start: Sep 25 2018 9:30 am

Tuesdays 9:30 to 10:15 a.m.

 

Bradley Public Library is offering a 55+ Fall Into Step program, utilizing the Leslie Sansone's Walk Away Pounds DVD fitness program.

So lace up your walking shoes and let's get started for a low impact walk!

Please wear appropriate clothing.

This class is free and open to the public.

Please see a doctor before starting any new exercise program.

The Bradley Public Library is not responsible for the outcome of this fitness program.

Start: Sep 25 2018 9:30 am

Mondays OR Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.

Start the morning with stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays, especially for ages 18 months to 3 years. Stick around for bubbles and a fun craft project.

Start: Sep 25 2018 10:30 am

Mondays OR Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.

Play, Explore, and Learn. We will ahve fun learning together through storytime, adventures, crafts, and activities. Ages 3 - 6 welcome!

Start: Sep 25 2018 1:30 pm

Come learn how to make your perfect cover letter.

Sign up at the front desk.

Start: Sep 25 2018 4:30 pm

Learn a variety of art techniques with Ms. Betty. Grades K and up welcome.

Start: Sep 25 2018 6:00 pm

The world is your stage, the library being no exception. Every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. you'll get to learn and show off the skills of theater. And at the end of the year, you'll perform in a grand show. 5th grade and up are welcome.

Start: Sep 25 2018 6:30 pm

Do you enjoy Teen Fiction but you're all grown up? Well then this is the club for you! Crossover club meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month at various local restaurants at 6:30 p.m. Come into the library to pick up a copy of this months book and be sure to sign up at the front desk to find out where we are meeting.

Wednesday September 26, 2018
Start: Sep 26 2018 9:30 am

Baby Storytime is unique, in that the focus of the program is as much directed at the caregivers as it is for the children. This program is about giving caregivers fun ideas of things they can do with their babies that encourage interaction and early literacy. Ages 0 - 18 months welcome!

Start: Sep 26 2018 11:00 am

We will be laying the ground work for Kindergarten with socialization, fine motor, gross motor, and use our emerging literacy. Children heading to Kindergarten in the fall are welcome!

Start: Sep 26 2018 1:00 pm
End: Sep 26 2018 4:00 pm

Sign up for a 1 hr. time slot and have your computer needs addressed, one-on-one, working at your pace. Tell us if you need help with the basics (keyboard skills, the Internet, email accounts) or something more specific like adding attachments to emails, posting a resume to career websites, formating documents, or using the Internet for maps and directions. Choose your time slot and specify your computer needs.

Start: Sep 26 2018 1:00 pm
End: Sep 26 2018 4:00 pm

Sign up for a 1 hr. time slot and have your computer needs addressed, one-on-one, working at your pace. Tell us if you need help with the basics (keyboard skills, the Internet, email accounts) or something more specific like adding attachments to emails, posting a resume to career websites, formating documents, or using the Internet for maps and directions. Choose your time slot and specify your computer needs.

Thursday September 27, 2018
Start: Sep 27 2018 9:30 am

One hour chair yoga for seniors.

Bring resistant band and light hand weights.

Due to sensitivities, no perfumes or strong deodorants.

Start: Sep 27 2018 9:30 am

Shake & Shimmy is an interactive music and movement program where children ages 3-6 and care givers will learn about music, sing, move and  more!

Start: Sep 27 2018 4:30 pm

This is not your typical book club. Games, activities, and no boring teacher. Young ladies and gentlemen, join your friends with the cream of the crop of great teen books. No text books included. Grades 6 -8 welcome!

Start: Sep 27 2018 5:00 pm
End: Sep 27 2018 7:30 pm

Friends of the Bradley Public Library are  welcome to peruse our selection of books for sale before the sale officially opens.

 

Not a Friend?

 

Not to worry!

 

You can join and pay your dues at the sale!

Start: Sep 27 2018 6:00 pm

Code Club is for grades 6 and up. There will be some laptops available, but if you have your own, please bring it!

Start: Sep 27 2018 6:00 pm

Join us on Thursdays from 5:30 -  6:15 p.m. for our evening Family Storytime. We will have a fun filled night of storytime, activities, and an occasional craft.

Friday September 28, 2018
Start: Sep 28 2018 9:00 am
End: Sep 28 2018 6:00 pm

So many books!

So little space!

And so, So cheap!

Saturday September 29, 2018
Start: Sep 29 2018 9:00 am
End: Sep 29 2018 1:00 pm

So many books!

So little space!

And so, So cheap!

Monday October 01, 2018
Start: Oct 1 2018 9:30 am

Start the morning with stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays, especially for ages 18 months to 3 years. Stick around for bubbles and a fun craft project.

Start: Oct 1 2018 10:30 am

Play, Explore, and Learn. We will ahve fun learning together through storytime, adventures, crafts, and activities. Ages 3 - 6 welcome!

Start: Oct 1 2018 4:30 pm

Comprehension and reading skills made fun to encourage children and grow their love for books. Grades K-2 welcome!

Start: Oct 1 2018 6:00 pm

Learn photography, editing, 2 - D printing and design, and 3 - D printing.

Sign up at the front desk.

Space is limited.

A Project Next Generation Grant funded through Illinois State Library and Secretary of State, Jesse White.

Tuesday October 02, 2018
Start: Oct 2 2018 9:30 am

Start the morning with stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays, especially for ages 18 months to 3 years. Stick around for bubbles and a fun craft project.

Start: Oct 2 2018 9:30 am

Bradley Public Library is offering a 55+ Fall Into Step program, utilizing the Leslie Sansone's Walk Away Pounds DVD fitness program.

So lace up your walking shoes and let's get started for a low impact walk!

Please wear appropriate clothing.

This class is free and open to the public.

Please see a doctor before starting any new exercise program.

The Bradley Public Library is not responsible for the outcome of this fitness program.

Start: Oct 2 2018 10:30 am

Play, Explore, and Learn. We will ahve fun learning together through storytime, adventures, crafts, and activities. Ages 3 - 6 welcome!

Start: Oct 2 2018 1:00 pm
End: Oct 2 2018 4:30 pm

Sign up for a 1 hr. time slot and have your computer needs addressed, one-on-one, working at your pace. Tell us if you need help with the basics (keyboard skills, the Internet, email accounts) or something more specific like adding attachments to emails, posting a resume to career websites, formating documents, or using the Internet for maps and directions. Choose your time slot and specify your computer needs.

Start: Oct 2 2018 4:30 pm

Learn a variety of art techniques with Ms. Betty. Grades K and up welcome.

Start: Oct 2 2018 6:00 pm

The world is your stage, the library being no exception. Every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. you'll get to learn and show off the skills of theater. And at the end of the year, you'll perform in a grand show. 5th grade and up are welcome.

Wednesday October 03, 2018
Start: Oct 3 2018 9:30 am

Baby Storytime is unique, in that the focus of the program is as much directed at the caregivers as it is for the children. This program is about giving caregivers fun ideas of things they can do with their babies that encourage interaction and early literacy. Ages 0 - 18 months welcome!

Start: Oct 3 2018 11:00 am

We will be laying the ground work for Kindergarten with socialization, fine motor, gross motor, and use our emerging literacy. Children heading to Kindergarten in the fall are welcome!

Start: Oct 3 2018 6:30 pm

Friends of the Bradley Public Library will meet at 6:30 p.m

Thursday October 04, 2018
Start: Oct 4 2018 9:30 am

Shake & Shimmy is an interactive music and movement program where children ages 3-6 and care givers will learn about music, sing, move and  more!

Start: Oct 4 2018 9:30 am

One hour chair yoga for seniors.

Bring resistant band and light hand weights.

Due to sensitivities, no perfumes or strong deodorants.

Start: Oct 4 2018 4:30 pm

In Teen DIY, teens grades 6 and up will have the opportunity to create a different do-it-yourself project each month.

Start: Oct 4 2018 5:30 pm

Join us on Thursdays from 5:30 -  6:15 p.m. for our evening Family Storytime. We will have a fun filled night of storytime, activities, and an occasional craft.

Start: Oct 4 2018 6:00 pm

Code Club is for grades 6 and up. There will be some laptops available, but if you have your own, please bring it!

Friday October 05, 2018
Start: Oct 5 2018 10:00 am

Little Steamers is a place for children ages 3 - 6 to explore early concepts of science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics with interactive learning stations.

Start: Oct 5 2018 6:00 pm
End: Oct 5 2018 9:00 pm

Come play our life-size version of the Oregon Trail!

 

Each group will have a chance to blaze the trail to Oregon while facing adversaries such as Cholera and Thieves.

 

Group size limit is 6 pioneers.

 

Appropriate for ages 10 and up.

Saturday October 06, 2018
Start: Oct 6 2018 10:00 am

Learn to transfer photos! It's easier than you think!

 

Sign up at the front desk.

Start: Oct 6 2018 1:00 pm
End: Oct 6 2018 2:30 pm

Do you enjoy knitting and crocheting? Would you like to share your creations with others? Do you want to learn how? Come out every 1st Saturday for Knit/Crochet. 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Start: Oct 6 2018 1:30 pm

Bring a poem to our live poetry reading - from a favorite poet or your own work!

All ages welcome

Start: Oct 6 2018 3:00 pm

Chatty Crafter book discussion group meets every first Saturday of the month at 3:00 p.m. Members are asked to read, be prepared to discuss the selected book for the month. Books can be checked out or reserved at the Circulation Desk. For further information contact the library at 815-932-6245.

Monday October 08, 2018
Start: Oct 8 2018 10:00 am

Sign up at the front desk.

Start: Oct 8 2018 4:30 pm

Explore the fun of science, our inquiring minds will dig in with hands on experimenting. Grades K - 4 welcome!

Start: Oct 8 2018 6:00 pm

Learn photography, editing, 2 - D printing and design, and 3 - D printing.

Sign up at the front desk.

Space is limited.

A Project Next Generation Grant funded through Illinois State Library and Secretary of State, Jesse White.

Tuesday October 09, 2018
Start: Oct 9 2018 9:30 am

Bradley Public Library is offering a 55+ Fall Into Step program, utilizing the Leslie Sansone's Walk Away Pounds DVD fitness program.

So lace up your walking shoes and let's get started for a low impact walk!

Please wear appropriate clothing.

This class is free and open to the public.

Please see a doctor before starting any new exercise program.

The Bradley Public Library is not responsible for the outcome of this fitness program.

Start: Oct 9 2018 10:00 am

Sign up at the front desk.

Start: Oct 9 2018 4:30 pm

Learn a variety of art techniques with Ms. Betty. Grades K and up welcome.

Start: Oct 9 2018 6:00 pm

The world is your stage, the library being no exception. Every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. you'll get to learn and show off the skills of theater. And at the end of the year, you'll perform in a grand show. 5th grade and up are welcome.

Wednesday October 10, 2018
Start: Oct 10 2018 9:30 am

Baby Storytime is unique, in that the focus of the program is as much directed at the caregivers as it is for the children. This program is about giving caregivers fun ideas of things they can do with their babies that encourage interaction and early literacy. Ages 0 - 18 months welcome!

Start: Oct 10 2018 11:00 am

We will be laying the ground work for Kindergarten with socialization, fine motor, gross motor, and use our emerging literacy. Children heading to Kindergarten in the fall are welcome!

Thursday October 11, 2018
Start: Oct 11 2018 9:30 am

Shake & Shimmy is an interactive music and movement program where children ages 3-6 and care givers will learn about music, sing, move and  more!

Start: Oct 11 2018 9:30 am

One hour chair yoga for seniors.

Bring resistant band and light hand weights.

Due to sensitivities, no perfumes or strong deodorants.

Start: Oct 11 2018 4:30 pm

A book discussion of award winning and honor book sfor teens. Grades 9 - 12 welcome.

Start: Oct 11 2018 5:30 pm

Join us on Thursdays from 5:30 -  6:15 p.m. for our evening Family Storytime. We will have a fun filled night of storytime, activities, and an occasional craft.

Start: Oct 11 2018 6:00 pm

Code Club is for grades 6 and up. There will be some laptops available, but if you have your own, please bring it!

Friday October 12, 2018
Start: Oct 12 2018 10:00 am

Free playtime for children ages 2 - 6. This is a drop-in program. No registration required.

Saturday October 13, 2018
Start: Oct 13 2018 11:00 am

Have you ever wanted to learn how to knot? We are starting a new knitting circle where children grades 3 and up will begin with learning the skills of loom knitting.

Sunday October 14, 2018
Start: Oct 14 2018 2:00 pm

Join us for story time!

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