Help support the Charles B. Phillips Library District on Tuesday, March 15, 2016.



Any questions about the annexation can be answered at our Open Houese on Thursday, March 3 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, March 12 at 10:30 a.m. at the Charles B. Phillips Library on 6 N. Jackson Street in Newark, Il 60541 or call 815-695-5851.

The Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln

Feb 25 2016 6:30 pm
Feb 25 2016 8:00 pm

Historian Jim Gibbons will take you back to one of the most tragic moments in our nation's history, presenting "The Lincoln Assassination" on Thursday, February 25 at 6:30 p.m. He will engage you in the events leading up to the gripping moment, during, and after.


Morning Book Chat

Feb 16 2016 10:00 am
Feb 16 2016 11:00 am

Striving to be like her heroine, Lucille Ball, Sophie Straw mesmerized her audience with her unlikely wit and becomes a BBC star in the swinging 60's.


Tuesday Morning Book chat featuring Funny Girl by Nick Hornby on Tuesday, February 16 at 10:00 a.m. Books and audiobooks are available one month in advance at the circulation desk.

PJ Storytime

Feb 16 2016 6:30 pm
Feb 16 2016 7:15 pm

Change into your pajamas then head over to the library for Storytime! Settled down for the night with some stories, music, and milk and cookies on Tuesday, February 16 at 6:30 p.m. Registration required.


Lego Club!

Feb 17 2016 4:00 pm
Feb 17 2016 5:00 pm


In honor of President Abraham Lincoln, Lego enthusiasts will be challenged to create their own Lincoln's cabin on Wednesday, February 17 at 4:00 p.m. Ages 8 and older.

Yarn Yoga

Feb 18 2016 11:00 am
Feb 18 2016 12:30 pm

Bring in your yarn and needles and work on that project you have been putting off or start a new one on Thursday, February 18 at 11:00 a.m. Basic knitting help is available and crocheting is welcomed.


Adult Coloring Book Club

Feb 18 2016 6:30 pm
Feb 18 2016 8:00 pm


Enjoy a night of relaxation with soothing music and hot refreshments. Relax and color the stress away on Thursday, February 18 6:30-8:00 p.m. We'll provide coloring books, crayons, markers, and colored pencils.

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