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Friday December 07, 2018
Start: Dec 7 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: Dec 7 2018 6:30 pm

See you on Broadway!

Saturday December 08, 2018
Start: Dec 8 2018 9:30 am

Santa Claus is coming to the Bradley Library! Join us for stories, cookies, and a visit with Santa.

Sunday December 09, 2018
Start: Dec 9 2018 2:00 pm

Join us for story time!

Monday December 10, 2018
Start: Dec 10 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: Dec 10 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: Dec 10 2018 4:30 pm

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

Start: Dec 10 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 December 11, 2018
Start: Dec 11 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: Dec 11 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: Dec 11 2018 1:00 pm
End: Dec 11 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: Dec 11 2018 4:30 pm

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

Start: Dec 11 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: Dec 11 2018 9:30 pm

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.

Wednesday December 12, 2018
Start: Dec 12 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: Dec 12 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: Dec 12 2018 1:00 pm
End: Dec 12 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: Dec 12 2018 6:00 pm

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

Thursday December 13, 2018
Start: Dec 13 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: Dec 13 2018 4:30 pm

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

Start: Dec 13 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: Dec 13 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: Dec 13 2018 6:00 pm

Make a Book-Page Wreath!

Spaces are limited, so sign up at the front desk today.

Friday December 14, 2018
Start: Dec 14 2018 10:00 am

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

Start: Dec 14 2018 6:00 pm

Enjoy movies? How about books?

Well here is a book club that combines both!

Saturday December 15, 2018
Start: Dec 15 2018 9:30 am
End: Dec 15 2018 11:00 am

Join us for gingerbread house decorating. We provide the houses and the candy, you provide the creativity! There are limited houses, so please sign up at the front desk.

Start: Dec 15 2018 11:00 am

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

Start: Dec 15 2018 1:00 pm
End: Dec 15 2018 4:00 pm

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

Monday December 17, 2018
Start: Dec 17 2018 3:00 pm

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

Tuesday December 18, 2018
Start: Dec 18 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: Dec 18 2018 1:00 pm
End: Dec 18 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: Dec 18 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 December 19, 2018
Start: Dec 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: Dec 19 2018 1:00 pm
End: Dec 19 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.

Thursday December 20, 2018
Start: Dec 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.

Sunday December 23, 2018
Start: Dec 23 2018

Happy Holidays Everyone!

The library is closed Sunday the 23rd through Tuesday the 25th for the Christmas Holiday.

The Book-drop and Audio/Video drop are both open during this time.

Monday December 24, 2018

Happy Holidays Everyone!

The library is closed Sunday the 23rd through Tuesday the 25th for the Christmas Holiday.

The Book-drop and Audio/Video drop are both open during this time.

Tuesday December 25, 2018
Start: Dec 23 2018
End: Dec 25 2018

Happy Holidays Everyone!

The library is closed Sunday the 23rd through Tuesday the 25th for the Christmas Holiday.

The Book-drop and Audio/Video drop are both open during this time.

Wednesday December 26, 2018
Start: Dec 26 2018 1:00 pm
End: Dec 26 2018 1:00 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 December 27, 2018
Start: Dec 27 2018 11:00 am
End: Dec 27 2018 12:00 pm

Join us for a New Year Celebration complete with stories, songs and crafts all leading up to the New Year countdown!

Ages 3 and up are welcome!

Friday December 28, 2018
Start: Dec 28 2018 6:00 pm
End: Dec 28 2018 8:00 pm

Bring your Nerf weapons for a showdown at the library! Ages 10 and up are welcome!

Saturday December 29, 2018
Start: Dec 29 2018 10:00 am
End: Dec 29 2018 3:30 pm

Can you save Santa?

For Adults and Teens 12+

Limit 10 people per group

Sign up for your time slot at the front desk.

Monday December 31, 2018
Start: Dec 31 2018

Happy New Year!

The library is closed on Monday, December 31st & Tuesday, January 1st for the New Year's Holiday.

The Book-drop & Audio/Visual drop are both open at this time.

Tuesday January 01, 2019
Start: Dec 31 2018
End: Jan 1 2019

Happy New Year!

The library is closed on Monday, December 31st & Tuesday, January 1st for the New Year's Holiday.

The Book-drop & Audio/Visual drop are both open at this time.

Thursday January 03, 2019
Start: Jan 3 2019 10:00 am

For grades 3rd through 5th.

Sign up at the front desk.

Start: Jan 3 2019 1:00 pm
End: Jan 3 2019 3:00 pm

For grades 6th and up.

Sign up at the front desk.

Saturday January 05, 2019
Start: Jan 5 2019 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.

Start: Jan 5 2019 1:00 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: Jan 5 2019 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.

Sunday January 06, 2019
Start: Jan 6 2019 2:00 pm

Yoga is back! Join Elizabeth every 1st and 3rd Sunday through March for a relaxing time!

Sign ups available at the front desk. 

Please bring a yoga mat or towel and a water bottle.

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