Stop by the Norris City Book Sale! We have hundreds of books at incredible prices, stock up and save. This book sale is a must for lovers of non-fiction. Get them before they are gone! We will be giving away a copy of JD. Robb’s “Shadows in Death”, and James Patterson’s “Texas Outlaw”, so be sure to sign up while you’re here. [Read more...]
For the University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener program, the last four decades can be measured by the millions of volunteer hours given to help bring horticultural help to communities across the state. [Read more...]
The library held its first ever Fall Gardeners Festival on Thursday at 3 p.m. on the back parking lot behind the Norris City library.
October 10th 3:00 to 6:00 PM Library Gardeners Fall Festival
This fun outdoor activity with Milly Pate, Phyllis Wood, Logan Tharp, and the NCOE FFA promises to be fun for the whole family, with face painting, pumpkin painting, FFA reading corner, apple fun with Mrs. Phyllis, recipes, tastings, and more!
October 15th 5:30 PM Stepping into STEM
Calling all kids in grades 3rd thru 8th! Join NCO teacher Gena Cushman for this fun club on the 3rd Tuesday of the month and learn the fundamentals of STEM in a fun and engaging way! A light snack will be provided.
October 17th 5:30PM Fathead Dough
Join presenter Maryanne Salvato as she demonstrates how to make this alternative pizza dough using almond flour! This low carb recipe is gluten free, diabetic friendly, great for people on the Keto diet, and delicious!
October 23th 3:30 to 4:30 PM Pencil Parties with Logan Tharp
Get in touch with your creative side and join NCOE art teacher Logan Tharp and create a fun art project.
October 24th 5:30 PM The Civil War Diaries of William S. Bolerjack
Presenter Phil Shappard serves as the National Operations Manager for Moody Radio in Chicago. He has been an avid student of the Civil War’s Western Campaign and Southern Illinois’ contribution to saving the Union of the United States for twenty years.
There’s a lot to do at the library in October. Plan to join Milly Pate, the NCOE FFA, and Phyllis Wood on October 10 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. for a special Library Gardeners’ Fall Festival. Come and enjoy face painting, pumpkin painting, apple fun with Mrs. Phyllis, the FFA Reading Corner, recipes, and free seeds! This event will have something for everyone in the family.