Earn prizes for reading anything you want! You can even count newspapers, magazines, online articles, and text books!
Learn more about the Adult Reading Program here.
Grownups can get in on the Summer Reading fun, too! Read kids books to earn prizes.
Learn more about ARKS here.
Find great books and support the library at the same time!
We have three Book Sales each year as well as an Ongoing Book Sale that you can check out any time you come to the library.
Learn more about Book Sales here.
Games Aren’t Just for Kids
We welcome ages 25 to 110 to come out on the first Friday of the month to try out a game, chat, snack, and meet a new friend!
Feel free to bring a favorite game or play one of the many provided.
Check the calendar to see when the next Games Aren’t Just for Kids is coming up.
Meet up with other 20- and 30-somethings at various Uptown Normal locations on the third Tuesday of each month for great conversation about a chosen book.
Learn more about the GENre X Book Group here.
Model Railroad Train Show
Every fall, the Normal Public Library invites local model train enthusiasts to bring in their trains and layouts for everyone to enjoy.
Check the calendar to see when the next Model Railroad Train Show is coming up.
Join us on the third Thursday of every month for movies and snacks!
Check the calendar to see when the next Movie Matinee is coming up and what’s showing.
Each year, the Normal Public Library and Bloomington Public Library select a book to be our Community Read.
Patrons can also enjoy related programs and a keynote speaker.
Learn more about Tale for Two Cities here.