Danville Public Library Upcoming Events | New


November 30: Technology course for beginners. Want to use a computer, but don’t know where to start? Come to the library for a series of lessons on all the beginner tips and tricks you need. This week’s course is on Microsoft Power Point. One-on-one tutoring will also be available between classes. Call 217-477-5228 to register. 10:00 am in the 2nd floor conference room.

November 30: Tween It! Tuesdays. Fun programs for tweens every Tuesday. This week: It’s nailed down. Inspired by the Netflix TV series, tweens will be presented with crafts and supplies, but no instructions! 4.30 p.m. in the children’s program room. 10 to 14 years old

November 30: Wee Wigglers Story Time. Nursery rhymes, stories and action songs for ages 5 and under. 10:00 am in the meeting room on the 1st floor.

December 1: Dungeons & Dragons. This program is aimed at teenagers, both those new to the game and those who already know the best way to crack an orc. Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m. in the Teen Zone.

December 1: Wednesday evenings of crafts. Meet up every Wednesday for crafts of all ages. Each week we have a different profession that you can work your creative muscles on. This week let’s make a star ornament. 3:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the meeting room on the 1st floor.

December 2: Anything Tech for Teens: Introducing teens to some of the cool tech in the library. This week we’re covering 3D pens. 4:00 p.m. in the Teen Zone.

December 3: Parade of the Night of Lights. Enjoy the magic of the Night of Lights Parade! The Danville Public Library has a very special float in the parade this year. Make sure to come see us and much more. See spectacular vehicles, tanks, and Santa himself, all dressed in a bright wardrobe! Downtown Danville at 6:00 p.m.

December 3: Senior Coffee Time: Enjoy social time with old and new friends over coffee (or tea!) And games. For seniors aged 60 and over. Friday at 10:00 am in the conference room on the 2nd floor.

December 4: Listen to it, see it, do it, take it: sensory story time. Sensory program designed for young people of different ability levels, including young people with different abilities. Saturday at 11 a.m. in the meeting room on the 1st floor.

Kids Art Challenge: Send us a photo of your (your kid’s) art and we’ll post it on Facebook and our website. The winners will be chosen at the end of the month. Submissions should be suitable for families. The November challenge is “I’m thankful for. . . “To submit your working visit tinyurl.com/DPL-KidArt

Kids ‘Craft Kits: Available on a first come, first served basis, the Danville Public Library has kids’ craft kits at Curbside Pick Up. This week’s craft is a silly acorn magnet. You can also contact the Children’s Department at 217-477-5225 to reserve a kit.

Coloring contest: color a picture, win a prize. Return of entries by the end of the month. Entries will be posted on the slatted wall in the children’s room. The winners will be notified. Preschool to adult ages. The contest starts on November 1st. Pick up coloring sheets at the library or visit danvillepubliclibrary.org/coloring-contest

Explore More Illinois: The Danville Public Library is pleased to participate in this year’s Explore More Illinois, a program that allows cardholders to reserve free and discounted admission, parking, and attraction gift shop purchases cultural attractions of Illinois, including museums, cultural centers, zoos, aquariums, gardens, historical societies, park districts, and more. Learn more about exploremore.quipugroup.net/?Danville

For Your Convenient Mailing Supply Store: If you need to print something to mail, you no longer need to go to the post office for a stamp! The library now offers stamps and envelopes to the reference office for a nominal fee.

Holiday Used Book Sale: We have set up tables with used books for sale throughout the holiday season. Payment is a “pay what you want” gift at the loan counter.

Evening Dress Contest: Come to the Teen Zone to choose an evening dress. Open to all Vermilion County students.

Interactive movie experience: play games while watching your favorite movies! We have game packs available for 101 Dalmatians, Beetlejuice, Black Panther, Coco, Freaky Friday, Frozen, The Goonies, Guardians of the Galaxy, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Home Alone, Hotel Transylvania, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, upside down is the Big Pumpkin Charlie Brown, Karate Kid, Moana, Mulan, The Nightmare Before Christmas and Toy Story. Available on a first come, first served basis. Call 217-477-5225 to reserve your movie package.

Visits to the library: The Danville public library takes to the road … with a bookmobile. We start with visits to local businesses and daycares. If you would like us to visit you, please fill out the form on tinyurl.com/DPL-Visites

Memory Lab: The Danville Public Library Memory Lab is now available. The lab is used to digitize your old photos, home movies, or other old media formats for archival purposes. All details are available on https://danvillepubliclibrary.org/memory-lab/

Museum Adventure Pass: We are delighted to provide this new service to our customers. The Museum Adventure Pass program gives library users access to free or discounted passes to museums in the Chicago area. So before you go on vacation or drive to visit family, check out museumadventure.org for your Museum Adventure Pass!

Personal Shopping: Let our staff be your personal shopper. Give us a ring and we will choose something especially for you! Call 217-477-5228 for adult books and audiovisual materials, 217-477-5225 for children’s books, 217-477-5226 for teenage books and 217-477-5227 for wholesale characters.

Project Next Generation: Thanks to the Project Next Generation grant, we are now offering vocational skills programs for adolescents in veterinary science, vinyl panel manufacturing and hospitality services. People without an appointment are welcome, but registration is preferable: tinyurl.com/DPL-ProjectNG

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