The outlook for the Watseka Public Library two weeks ago was as follows:
The “Once Upon a Winter” Reading Challenge is still ongoing at WPL! Log your readings in the beanstack app and win tickets to various grand prizes! there is no need.
On Monday, January 9th, the library will launch “Adventure 365,” a year-long reading challenge. This challenge is for all ages and does not require a library card. Record your reading and win prizes and tickets! At the end of the year, we will hold a raffle with gorgeous prizes for all participants!
The library has acquired a scratch-off poster for the “100 Greatest Books of All Genres of All Time.” Be the first to read the classic book on the poster in 2023 and scratch off the poster square to win a ticket to the Kindle grand prize draw!
The week of January 9th, the kids drop-in craft Paper Roll Gnomes will be available.
From January 9th, an adult drop-in craft “Embroidery Diary” will also appear.
On Wednesday, January 11th, at 10:00 am, there will be a preschool storytime “Snowy Animals”.
The library will show all three Chronicles of Narnia for all ages on the big screen in the conference room on the first three Thursdays in January. The first movie, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, will premiere on Thursday, January 5th at 4pm. “Prince Caspian” airs on Thursday, January 12 at 4 p.m. Finally, “Voyage of the Dawn Treader” will play on his Thursday, January 19th at 4pm. As these movies are PG, children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Children must be picked up by 6:30pm.
The Rockin’ Snowman kids drop-in craft will be available the week of January 16th.
The week of January 16th, the first 10 teens can get the next Teen Book Club book, The Unchosen by Catherine Blair, for free. You can also read this book. Stay tuned for the date of the book talk!
On Wednesday, January 18th, there will be preschool story time “Oh Snow!”. 10 am.
On Saturday, January 21st, from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm, we are hosting a Family Fun Day: The Chronicles of Narnia. The program is for all ages and includes crafts, games, photo booths and more.
For those interested in starting a club that meets at the library, please email your proposal to Darcy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Watseka Public Library is now open to the public! If you live within city limits or own property within city limits, there is no charge for your library card. Non-resident cards are also available for a fee.