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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Monday, June 01, 2015
Location
Kinzel Room
Library
Mattoon Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 04, 2015
Time
5:30 PM
Description
coloring As adults we can live very hectic and stressful lives. Its time to calm down and de-stress. What a better way than to color yourself calm. We will have adult coloring pages, some drinks, and snacks. Think of it like a great book group, but we color instead of discuss books. Okay we can discuss books too, but only if you want. Event registration is preferred but not required.
Library
Mattoon Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 05, 2015
Time
8:30 PM
Description
We will kick off the season with Disney's Big Hero 6. The Show will start as soon as it is dark enough to see the screen.

Location
Lytle Park - Behind the Tennis Courts
Library
Mattoon Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Time
5:30 PM
Description
coloring As adults we can live very hectic and stressful lives. Its time to calm down and de-stress. What a better way than to color yourself calm. We will have adult coloring pages, some drinks, and snacks. Think of it like a great book group, but we color instead of discuss books. Okay we can discuss books too, but only if you want. Event registration is preferred but not required.
Library
Mattoon Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 12, 2015
Time
8:30 PM
Description
Sing and Dance along to Into the Woods. A musical romp though the land of fairy tales and fables. The Show will start as soon as it is dark enough to see the screen.

Location
Lytle Park - Behind the Tennis Courts
Library
Mattoon Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, June 13, 2015
Time
12:00 AM
Description
The Library is proud to be part of Art Works 2015. We will have a booth where you can drop by and make some crafts. What crafts? You will need to stop by the tent to find out!
Library
Mattoon Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Time
5:30 PM
Description
coloring As adults we can live very hectic and stressful lives. Its time to calm down and de-stress. What a better way than to color yourself calm. We will have adult coloring pages, some drinks, and snacks. Think of it like a great book group, but we color instead of discuss books. Okay we can discuss books too, but only if you want. Event registration is preferred but not required.
Library
Mattoon Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 19, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bunny Party Book Cover
Rosemary Wells will be stopping by the Library. She will give a presentation and then do a book signing.

Rosemary Wells is probably best known for the Max and Ruby Bunny books that have been turned into a popular television show on Nick Jr. She has been writing for years and her works include stories for all ages such as the McDuff, Kindergators, and chapter books like On the Blue Comet.

If you would like to purchase books to be autographed you can pre-select your titles here, include your email in registration and a link for payment will be sent, or can books can be paid for on the day of the event.

We will be selling books at Library cost. The books that we will have available for purchase are as follows:
  • Bunny Money Paperback $5
  • Noisy Nora Paperback $5
  • One the Blue Comet Paperback $6
  • A Visit with Dr. Duck Board Book $5
  • Bunny Cakes Hardcover $11
  • Sophie's Terrible Twos Hard Cover $11
  • Lincoln and His Boys Hard Cover $11
  • My Very First Mother Goose Hard Cover $14
Location
2nd Floor
Library
Mattoon Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 19, 2015
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Good Night Max Book cover
We held a contest and 15 lucky kids are going to win lunch with Ms. Wells. Fliers about the contest went home to Mattoon Schools, or you can check out the contest on Facebook.
Location
2nd Floor
Library
Mattoon Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 19, 2015
Time
2:30 PM
Description
Yoko Write her Name
This is a special visit with Ms. Wells just for preschools, daycare centers, and camp programs. Official invites have gone out in the mail. If we missed your organization please email us at info@mattoonlibrary.org, or call us at 217.234.2621.

We will allow programs and summer care centers outside of Mattoon, but official tickets are required. This event is not being held at the library, but at a partnering organization.
Library
Mattoon Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 19, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description
My Kindergarten Book Cover
Rosemary Wells will be stopping by the Library. She will give a presentation and then do a book signing.

Rosemary Wells is probably best known for the Max and Ruby Bunny books that have been turned into a popular television show on Nick Jr. She has been writing for years and her works include stories for all ages such as the McDuff, Kindergators, and chapter books like On the Blue Comet.

If you would like to purchase books to be autographed you can pre-select your titles here, include your email in registration and a link for payment will be sent, or can books can be paid for on the day of the event.

We will be selling books at Library cost. The books that we will have available for purchase are as follows:
  • Bunny Money Paperback $5
  • Noisy Nora Paperback $5
  • One the Blue Comet Paperback $6
  • A Visit with Dr. Duck Board Book $5
  • Bunny Cakes Hardcover $11
  • Sophie's Terrible Twos Hard Cover $11
  • Lincoln and His Boys Hard Cover $11
  • My Very First Mother Goose Hard Cover $14
Location
2nd Floor
Library
Mattoon Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 19, 2015
Time
8:30 PM
Description
Based on the book Here Be Monsters, The Boxtrolls is a stop motion animation movie fun for the entire family. The Show will start as soon as it is dark enough to see the screen.

New Location: Due to park construction the Movies will be shown over by the East Pavilions. (Behind the oil rig).
Location
Lytle Park - Behind the Tennis Courts
Library
Mattoon Public Library

Title
Date
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Double Wedding Ring QuiltIf you are an avid quilter, or never quilted before but are interested then this may be the group for you. There are advanced quilters, and beginners alike gathering together to work on individual (and sometimes group) projects. We are there to help and learn from each other.

This is an group that is open for all. Just bring your supplies. You DO NOT have to register for this event, but if you do so we will be able to add you to the email list.

Currently we meet on the 3rd Sunday of the Month, but a weekday may be added as well.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mattoon Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Time
5:30 PM
Description
coloring As adults we can live very hectic and stressful lives. Its time to calm down and de-stress. What a better way than to color yourself calm. We will have adult coloring pages, some drinks, and snacks. Think of it like a great book group, but we color instead of discuss books. Okay we can discuss books too, but only if you want. Event registration is preferred but not required.
Library
Mattoon Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, June 26, 2015
Time
8:30 PM
Description
Leave the hard knocks life behind for the night and join us for a showing of Annie (2014 version). The Show will start as soon as it is dark enough to see the screen.

New Location: Due to park construction the Movies will be shown over by the East Pavilions. (Behind the oil rig).
Location
Lytle Park - Behind the Tennis Courts
Library
Mattoon Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
TBA
Location
Kinzel Room
Library
Mattoon Public Library

The program has not started yet but will begin on Monday, June 01, 2015.
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