Enlightening and Inspiring Generations with Generations of Ideas


Tail Waggers with Pam and Sara
Thursday, March 1st, 5:00 p.m.

Library Night @ KFC
Tuesday, March 6th, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Tail Waggers with Nancy and Elli
Monday, March 12th, 4:30 p.m.

Family Night: Picture Book Puppet Tales
presented by Clothespin Puppets
Thursday, March 15th, 6:00 p.m.

Project Next Generation: Free STEM Programs for Youth 11 - 14

For full details of program, click here

This program is open to all youth, ages 11 through 14.  Participation, however, is limited to a total of 20 students, with 10 participants in each group. There will be eight sessions in each program, meeting for two hours. Because of varying school dismissal times and travel times to the Library or IVCC, students need to be at either location between 3:30 p.m. and 3:45 p.m. to begin class time at 4:00 p.m. 

Group One
Illinois Veterans History Project and 360 Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality
Mondays: 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23, and 4/30. 
Classes will not meet on 2/19 or 4/2. 

Group Two
Illinois Veterans History Project and 3D Design and Printing
Thursdays: 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, and 5/3
Classes will not meet on 2/22 or 4/5.

We are delighted to be collaborating with Illinois Valley Community College faculty and resources to offer youth exceptional STEM learning.  To complete registration, a student and his/her parent/guardian should contact Cristy Stupegia, Library Director, at 815-223-2341. 

Funding for Project Next Generation was awarded bt the Illinois State Library, a Department of the Office of the Secretary of State, Jesse White, using funds provided by the U.S Institue of Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).