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Art Series

October 6 – 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.

Pop Art Ceramics, for teens ages 12 to 18, is a two-part workshop that will be held on December 1 & 8. Join artist Erin Furimsky in this two-session workshop to create a hand-built ceramic sculpture inspired by your favorite everyday food. Learn about the basics of sculpting, understanding 3-D form, and applying glazes.

Register here beginning Monday, November 17 at 9 am.

Additional workshops will be held on the following dates: Oct. 6 • Oct. 20 • Nov. 3 & 17 • Dec. 1 & 8 • Jan. 5 • 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.


Deco Mesh Christmas Wreaths

December 3 from 10:00 am to noon • Registration Starts November 25 at 9:00 am 

Online registration is encouraged, but you can also call or come in to register.

Library staff will guide you in making a deco mesh wreath to take home for the holidays. Enjoy Christmas music, hot chocolate, and cookies while you work!

The cost for this event is $5, and please bring any embellishments you wish to add to your wreath.

Registration is required and runs Tuesday, November 25 at 9:00 am through Tuesday, December 2 at 9:00 pm.



November 3 – December 9 • Registration Starts October 20 at 9:00 am 

Registration will begin Monday, October 20 at 9:00 am. Online registration is encouraged, but you can also call or come in to register.

Take a look at the flyer for more information.

Classes begin the week of November 3 and will last for five weeks. Please note that there will be no classes on November 24 & 25.

Class days and times are:

Monday evenings from 5:30 – 6:00

Monday evenings from 6:30 – 7:00

Tuesday mornings from 9:30 – 10:00

Tuesday mornings from 11:00 – 11:30

Tuesday evenings from 5:30 – 6:00

Tuesday evenings from 6:30 – 7:00


Partners in Reading Fall 2014

Registration is closed for children. Registration for children will begin again on January 1 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 Two-Year-Olds

November 5 – December 11 • Registration Starts October 22 at 9:00 am 

Classes are now full.


Teen Movie Night & Pajama Party

November 22 • Registration Starts November 6 at 9:00 am and ends November 20 at 9:00 pm

Join us for a showing of Divergent along with snacks and activities.  Feel free to wear your comfiest pajamas.  Please just make sure they’re weather and library appropriate.

Registration begins November 6 at 9:00 am. Register here.


Upcycled Ornament Craft Series

November 6 – 20 • Registration Starts October 22 at 9:00 am and ends October 31 at 5:00 pm

Registration for this event has ended.