Register for Activities and Events

Art Series

January 5 – April 6 • Registration Begins Two Weeks Before Each Workshop

We’re happy to announce that, thanks to a Town of Normal Harmon Arts Grant, NPL will be hosting art workshops featuring local artists throughout the year.

Take a look at the flyer for more information.

Paper Playground Sculptures Family WorkshopJanuary 55:30 – 7:00 pm

This class is for families with children and teens ages 6 to 17. Artist Chelsea Koechle will help you to plan and create your very own 3D playground while seeing all of the awesome things paper can do. Registration begins at 9:00 am on Monday, December 22. Call the Children’s Department at 309.454.4668 to register. These classes fill up quickly!

Additional workshops will be held on the following dates: Jan. 19 & Feb. 2 • Feb. 16 • Mar. 2 & Mar. 16 • Apr. 6. Projects and intended age groups will vary, so check back for more information.

Registration will begin two weeks before each workshop.


Lego WeDo Robotics

December 22 • Registration Starts December 8 at 9:00 am 

This is a free activity for children ages 8 to 12.  We will build and program different robots using the Lego WeDo Robotic Kits.  All children must be registered to attend.

Classes are full


Partners in Reading Fall 2014

Registration is closed for children. Registration for children will begin again on January 5 for Spring 2015.

College Students may still register by contacting

Sign up for our library newsletter to receive information about dates for Spring 2015.

Learn more about Partners in Reading.


Story Hour for Three, Four, and Five-Year-Olds

January 13 – February 12 • Registration Starts January 5 at 9:00 am 

Check back for more information.


Upcycled Magazine Baskets

January 8 • 10:00 am to noon in the Cafe • For adults ages 18 and up

Take a look at the flyer for more information.

Registration begins Monday, December 29 at 8:00 am