Register for Activities and Events

Visit our Activity Calendar to register for upcoming events.

Please note: The first time you register for an event, you should receive an email verification before you receive your confirmation.

Beaded & Woven Bracelet

Thursday, April 20  • 10:00 – 12:00 & 6:00 – 8:00

Registration starts Monday, April 3  at 9:00 am

Make a beaded & woven bracelet out of beads and hemp grass.

All materials will be provided.

For ages 15 and up.

Register for:

Thursday, April 20 6:00 to 8:00 

Candace Fleming: Giant Squid S.T.E.A.M.

Saturday, April 22 • 11:00 – 11:45 


Award-winning author Candace Fleming will be here to read her book, Giant Squid, and help us explore the depths of the ocean with some fun S.T.E.A.M. activities.

This activity is intended for kids age 5 to 12, but all are welcome.


Register here.

Homemade Mother’s Day Cards

Thursday, May 4  • 10:00 -12:00

Registration starts Monday, April 24 @ 9 am

We will be making Mother’s Day cards using card stock and our new sizzix die cut machine.

Feel free to bring embellishments if you wish.

For patrons age 15 and up.

Register here.

McLean County Arts Center Workshops

Saturday, April 29 • 1:00 – 3:00

The McLean County Arts Center is pleased to present the Spring 2017 Harmon Arts Workshops. Funded by a grant from the Town of Normal, this workshop series is organized by the McLean County Arts Center and hosted by the Normal Public Library.

Workshops are free and open to the public. Online pre-registration is required.

For more information or to register please click here

Story Hour for Three, Four, and Five Year Olds

April 4 – May 4 • Various Days and Times 

Registration starts Tuesday, March 21 at 9:00 am


Three-, four-, and five-year-olds are invited to attend a weekly 45-minute program to enjoy stories, songs, games, and crafts.

If your child turns three during the session, you may call to register on the day of his or her birthday.

If you are registering after classes have already started, please go to the online calendar and click on the next upcoming session of the class you’d like to join.

Teacup Fairy Garden Class

May 13 •10:00 – 12:00

Registration starts Monday, May 1 at 9:00 am

Make a succulent plant fairy garden using a teacup of your choice.

Furniture and accessories will not be provided, but can be found at local craft and nursery stores. Please bring your own teacup.

For patrons age 15 and up.

Register for:

 Saturday, May 13 10:00 to 12:00 

Upcycled Jeans Purse

June 8 10:00 – 12:00 & 6:00 – 8:00

June 13 10:00 – 12:00

Registration starts Monday, April 24 at 9:00 am.

We will be making a purse out of old jeans!

Bring a pair of any size jeans, sewing machine if possible, and 1 yard of liner fabric.

This event is free!
Thursday, June 8 10:00 – 12:00 
Thursday, June 8 6:00 – 8:00
Tuesday, June 13 10:00 – 12:00