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Family Story Time

We are excited to announce Family Story Time! We now have time slots available for you to sign your family up for a private Story Time session with our new Youth Director, Jana Schlukebir. These sessions will be held weekly … Continue reading

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Bertolet Memorial Library will be closed Saturday, July 4th

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Insect: Friend or Foe

Virtual program for kids in grades K-5 on July 16 at 10:30. Register by July 8.

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Free Books!

A patron of our library has generously decided to donate 300 of her Harlequin Romance novels from the last 3-5 years to anyone who would like them. If you are interested in some of these books, please call or send … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Program Kickoff

We are kicking off the Summer Reading Program on Monday, June 15! This year there will be no in-person program, but kids in grades K-5 can come in to pick up a take home bag of crafts and a reading … Continue reading

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Logo Competition Top 3 Designs

Bertolet Memorial Library sent a challenge to the art students of Forreston High School this semester: design a new logo for our library. The students accepted! Under the guidance of art teacher Mrs. Dana Russell-Brown, the students learned about graphic … Continue reading

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Holiday Hours

Bertolet Memorial Library will have the following special hours for the Christmas and New Year’s season: Monday, December 24th: Closed Tuesday, December 25th: Closed Wednesday, December 26th: Regular business hours resume: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM Monday, December 31st: Open … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Seed Swap

Our 3rd Annual National Seed Swap Day will be held on Saturday, January 26th from 9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon.  Bring your labeled seeds from this past fall to share with others, and see what new varieties are waiting for … Continue reading

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    Chicago’s first certified KonMari Tidying Consultant, Kristyn Ivey of For the Love of Tidy, will share home organization tips that focus on what you keep (does it “spark joy?”), rather than what or how much you discard. Learn about … Continue reading

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