Saturday, August 19th
Colchester District Library
Dr. Esteban Araya, assistant professor of physics at WIU, will be here to talk about the upcoming eclipse and how to view it safely. He will also be bringing solar telescopes to view the sun.
For all ages–bring a chair
Free viewing glasses for those that attend.
Summer reading has started already. Not too late to come or participate. Every Monday in June at 1:30 p.m. our summer reading person will have a story, craft, games, activity, and snack. Bring your reading slip that shows you read the your goal to enter weekly drawing for prizes.
Colchester District Library is participating in the eRead Illinois Program, designed to increase access to e-books across Illinois. Illinois Heartland Library Systemand Reaching Across Illinois Library System have partnered with the Illinois State Library and Baker & Taylor to provide this access. eRead Illinois is a two year statewide program designed to increase access to e-books for Illinois residents and grow e-book expertise among library staff, library system staff, and Illinois residents. Initial funding for eRead Illinois was provided by aa grantfrom Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White through the Illinois State Library. Axis 360 is a digital media platform, providing libraries and their patrons with a state-of-the-art system for circulating digital e-books from the eRead Illinois shared collection for Illinois libraries. Patrons at libraries participating in eRead Illinois will the cloud-based delivery across a number ofdevices including iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows, NOOK® and Sony ReaderTM devices, and many more.
You can access Axis 360 Digital Media Library via this url:
WE HAVE 8 COMPUTERS for public use.
WE ALSO HAVE WIRELESS Inet access–just come in and ask for the password!
Book Club–is active now. Go check out our book club page for more information.
Current Board Members: Wanda Utter, President; Nancy Altenbern, Vice President; Craig Rigg, Secretary; Steve Altenbern, Treasurer; Jeff Denney, Trustee; Rachel Louderman, Trustee and Nicole Weaver, Trustee.
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