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FOIA Officer Jeffrey Stafford
Robert R. Jones Public Library
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?
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The Library Will Be Closed
Monday May 25th
In Observance of Memorial Day
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
The Concept Is Simple, The Rewards Are Priceless. Read a book (any book) to your newborn, infant and/or toddler. The goal is to have read 1,000 books (yes, you can repeat books) before your child starts kindergarten.
When you register you will receive a log to track all 1000 books. When you've completed 100 books, bring your log into the library for a sticker. We have special prizes at milestones including:
200 Books-Finger Puppet 400 Books: Set of Number Magnets 600 Books: Plush Animal Friend
800 Books: Set of Alphabet Magnets 1000 Books: A Backpack
Stop By the Library and Sign Up And Pick Up Your Book Log Today!
May Story Hour Themes:
May 7: I Love My Mama: This week is all about moms! Listen to stories about the special relationship between mothers and their children. sing songs about your mom and make a special gift to give to her.
May 14th: Clap, Tap and Drum! Let's celebrate the rhythm all around us! This week our focus is on music! We'll hear and sing songs to help us tap our feet! We'll make a musical craft, and enjoy a healthy snack.
May 21st: Morning, Noon and Night - During morning the sun rises, during dusk the sun sets, and at night the moon and stars are all that we see. This week we'll focus on different times of day. Come hear stories, sing songs and make a craft!
May 28th - Star Light, Star Bright - Twinkle Twinkle Little Star - Do you make a wish on the first star at night you see? Do you ever dream of what it would be like in space? Come to s story hour focused on the stars in the sky. We'll sing songs, hear stories and make a fun craft!
New! New! New!
LIBRARY LEGO CLUB
Next Club Meeting Mon. June 8, 2:00-3:30pm !
Hear a story, design an amazing creation with a weekly theme, and let your imagination run wild. The Lego Club Will Meet June 8th & 26th and July 6 From 2:00pm - 3:30pm in the Children's Room.
This club is suitable for boys and girls grades K - 5. Legos will be supplied (donations are always welcome). To register, stop by the library circulation desk or call 309-799-3047.
Parking Lot Policy
The Village of Coal Valley has installed signage that designates the section of the parking lot from the south end to the village entrance for library patron use only.
Parents who are waiting to pick up children after school or attending school functions should refrain from using these spaces. The Coal Valley Police Department is authorized to warn and ticket those who violate this policy.
Please help us keep these parking spaces available for our patrons, especially those who are elderly or have difficulty walking. Remember, you are welcome to park here if you are using the library but those picking up children should find alternate parking....Jeffrey Stafford, Library Director.
FREE E-BOOK AND AUDIO-BOOK
HOW TO DOWNLOAD CLASS AT R.I. PUBLIC LIBRARY: Jun 3, 6:00pm