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Policy on Carrying Guns on Library Property

"The Robert R. Jones Public Library follows Illinois State Law which prohibits the carrying of any weapon, concealed or partially concealed, in the library building or on library property. Any violators will be reported to law enforcement and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law."


History Tidbit
The Robert R. Jones Public Library was begun as a tax-supported township library by voter referendum in 1967.  However, the Coal Valley Unit, Homemaker's Extension Association began a library as a community service project in the early 1940s.  The library had no permanent home, and the collection was stored in garages and other facilities when no suitable location could be secured.


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900 First Street, P.O. Box 190
Coal Valley, IL. 61240

Newspapers At the Library
Did your know our library currently receives our two local newspapers, the QC Times and the Dispatch, as well as the New York Times and Wall Street Journal?


NOVEMBER STORY HOURS

 

            November 6TH-I AM THANKFUL: November is  a month about giving thanks. Bring your kids to listen to books about being kind, having good manners, and appreciating one another, make a "thankful" pumpkin and have a healthy snack


 

           NOVEMBER 13TH: LETS GO ON AN ADVENTURE: The Pilgrims who first set sail to embark on America were great explorers.  Come hear stories about being brave and adventurous in the face of uncertainty; make pilgrim inspired crafts and have an adventure themed snack.


               NOVEMBER 21ST: THANKSGIVING:  Come learn about Thanksgiving, how it began and why we celebrate.  Make a "pluckable" veggie turkey for snack time and create our own Pilgrim puppet and tissue paper turkey to decorate your Thanksgiving table.



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