CHECK OUT OUR FACEBOOK PAGE TO STAY INFORMED ON WHAT IS GOING ON AT THE LIBRARY.

MAY NEWS

HELLO MAY!
Please continue to check back here and on our Facebook page for any updates on added summer events. As always, please feel free to contact us about anything you would like to see us offer in the future. Suggestions from our patrons are always welcomed and encouraged!

AUDIO AND E-BOOKS ARE HERE!!
We are so pleased to finally announce that E-books and audio books are now up and running!! The app is very easy to install and user friendly. Simply click the link below using your phone or tablet and follow the steps to start! Patrons will need to use the last 5 digits of their library card to sign in. Feel free to call us at 815-857-3925 if you need any help setting up your account or for your sign in number. We truly hope our patrons enjoy this new option for reading and hope to possibly attract new patrons!

click this link >> https://www.overdrive.com/apps/libby/

CHILDREN'S LIBRARY IS NOW OPEN!!!
**We have reopened the children's library downstairs as of Monday, April 26th. As of right now, we will not have any of the toys or puzzles available. Be on the lookout for new additions coming soon! Also, please remember to wear a mask and sanitize your hands at our sanitizing station on your way down. Thanks!

**Be on the lookout for information on the Summer Reading Program!!

*** CURRENT HOURS AND GUIDELINES ***

LIBRARY HOURS:
Mondays & Wednesdays 11:30AM-6:30PM
Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:00AM-3:00PM
Fridays & Saturdays 9:00AM-1:00PM

COVID-19 GUIDELINES FOR THE LIBRARY ARE AS FOLLOWS:

1) Face masks are required to be worn when entering the library.
2) We will only have 2 patron computers available with a 30 minute restriction time.
3) Patrons are able to use their smartphones to print to our wireless printer (.25 per page).
4) The Children's Library is NOW OPEN.
5) We are also limiting the amount of new releases to 2 per patron.
6) All in-person programs are cancelled until further notice. Please check back here or our Facebook page as this may be changing soon.

NEW BOOKS FOR APRIL

**ADULT FICTION BOOKS**
The Red Book by James Patterson
Ocean Prey by John Sandford
Animal Instinct by David Rosenfelt
The Wrong Family by Tarryn Fisher
Love Of A Cowboy by Jennifer Ryan
Sugar And Iced by Jenn McKinlay
Dark Chocolate Demise by Jenn McKinlay

**YOUNG ADULT AND GRAPHIC NOVELS**
Max Meow: Cat Crusader by John Gallagher
Max Meow: Donuts And Danger by John Gallagher
Dog Man: Mothering Heights by Dav Pilkey
Sheets by Brenna Thummler
Delicates by Brenna Thummler
Baby-Sitters Club: Dawn And The Impossible Three by Ann M. Martin
Baby-Sitters Club: Kristy's Big Day by Ann M. Martin
Baby-Sitters Club: Boy-Crazy Stacey by Ann M. Martin
Go The Distance: A Twisted Tale by Jen Calonita

**CHILDREN'S LIBRARY - NOW OPEN**
Don't Throw It Away by Keb' Mo'
Hugo And The Impossible Thing by Renee Felice Smith
If You Want A Friend In Washington by Erin McGill
The Office: A Day At Dunder Mifflin Elementary by Robb Pearlman

EXCITING THINGS THIS PAST YEAR

Due to a generation donation, the library has updated the much needed landscaping around the entire building. See the attachment for photos.

WEEKLY UPDATES

CHECK OUT OUR FACEBOOK PAGE TO SEE WHAT'S HAPPENING AT THE LIBRARY WEEKLY!

https://www.facebook.com/pankhurstmemoriallibrary/

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