Special Event

The Legend of St. Nicholas

Dec 20 2018 6:30 pm
Dec 20 2018 8:00 pm

                                                                                              

 

You’d better watch out! The Old English Father Christmas tells the stories of St. Nicholas, the protector of children throughout the ages on Thursday, December 20 at 6:30 p.m. Learn the origin of St. Nicholas characters in various countries, popular Christmas symbols, and Worldwide Christmas Traditions.

 

Charles B. Phillips Library Fundraiser -- Charlie's Fall Fling

Oct 13 2018 10:00 am
Oct 13 2018 10:00 am

Bring your family and friends to Charles B. Phillips Library's Fundraiser, Charlie's Fall Fling on Saturday, October 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (rain or shine) at 13820 County Line Road Newark, IL (Meadowlands Farm). Play old-fashion games, stop by the Redbud Creek Farm stand, enjoy great music by Kevin & the Infinite Possibilities, free popcorn provided by Heartland Bank, purchase taffy apples from Newark PTO, get lost in a corn maze, create festive fall crafts, go on a hay ride and much more!

                                                                                                        

                                                                                                                                              

Admission fee is $5 and food will be available at an additional cost. For any questions contact the library at 815.695.5851. Help raise funds for Charles B. Phillips Library's programming.

National Night Out

Aug 7 2018 5:00 pm
Aug 7 2018 8:00 pm

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out is Tuesday, August 7 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at the Front Street Park in Newark.

                                                                                     

Join us at the library at 6:00 p.m. for a special Storytime with Kendall County Deputy and Newark Fire Fighter.

Dave DiNaso's Traveling World of Reptiles

Jul 18 2018 2:00 pm
Jul 18 2018 3:00 pm

Join us at the library for Dave DiNaso's Traveling World of Reptiles on Wednesday, July 18 at 2:00 p.m. 

                                                                      

 

Free event tickets can be picked up at the library starting July 5. Tickets must be presented day of program.

Meet Louisa May Alcott

Jul 19 2018 6:30 pm
Jul 19 2018 6:30 pm

 

                                                                                                      

In celebration of the classic book Little Women turning 150 years old, Leslie Goddard will be portraying the author, Louisa May Alcott on Thursday, July 19 at 6:30 p.m. Miss Alcott will share stories of her poverty-filled childhood, her struggles to succeed as a writer, and how Little Women came to be. Open to the public.

 

                                                                                                                     

T-Rexplorers

May 31 2018 1:45 pm
May 31 2018 3:00 pm

Come and have the opportunity to hold authentic dinosaur bones like those seen in museums at the library on Thursday, May 31 at 1:45 p.m. T-Rexplorers will take you on an adventure straight from the cretaceous period with a peek into the world dinosaur science and paleontology. See dinosaur fossil types from numerous species including favorites like Triceratops and T-Rex.

                                                                                    

Free event tickets can be picked up at the library starting May 17. Tickets must be presented day of program.

Author Talk: Growing Up Hall and Tall By Lynnette Diane Hall Johnson

May 31 2018 6:30 pm
May 31 2018 7:30 pm

“Newark High school was indeed a family affair.” Local author, Lynnette Diane Hall Johnson will be at the library on Thursday, May 31 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss her memoir; Growing Up Hall and Tall: A Memoir of Living in the Bosom of a Large Family. Her book addresses living on a farm, memories of attending Newark High, to other memories of local towns including, Lisbon and Morris. 

                                                                                           

Author Talk

May 31 2018 6:30 pm
May 31 2018 7:30 pm

“Newark High school was indeed a family affair.” Local author, Lynnette Diane Hall Johnson will be at the library on Thursday, May 31 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss her memoir, Growing Up Hall and Tall. Her book addresses living on a farm, memories of attending Newark High, to other memories of local towns including, Lisbon and Morris.

                                                                                                        

Breakfast with the Bunny!

Mar 24 2018 9:30 am
Mar 24 2018 11:00 am

                                                                                  

Hop on into the library and spend your morning with the Bunny on Saturday, March 24 at 9:30 a.m. Gather around for a story, eat yummy treats, take a photo with the Bunny and go on an egg hunt. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required.

 

Your Best Garage Sale Yet!

Mar 1 2018 6:30 pm
Mar 1 2018 7:45 pm

                                                                             

Garage sale season is just around the corner. Beth Randall will outline the best tips and ideas for making your garage sale successful on Thursday, March 1 at 6:30 p.m. You will learn how to price your items, how to get the crowds to come to your sale, and most importantly how to get the customers to make a purchase! Beth is very knowledgeable on the art of garage sales and will share all the  inside secrets with you.

 

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