Coming up at the Library…



Saturday Oct. 27th from 12 PM- 4 PM is Bordertown Hauntings at the Library. Come visit us for a FREE creepy craft for all kids, games to play, and spooky (but not TOO spooky) stories read in the Reading Room. Join us for a fun time for the whole family.



Wednesday, November 7th 6 PMConquer healthy eating this holiday season! Join us for a presentation of tips and tricks on adding tasty, healthier options to your holiday menu. Presentation & Food Demonstration presented by the Riverside Diabetes Wellness Center Dietitians’ and ONU Dietetic students.  This class is FREE, but space is limited. Please call the Library to reserve your spot 815-472-2581.


Grab your team of friends, family, and master builders….and become our next Lego Club Champion! Build a creation based on a theme to be revealed that night. Team creations will be displayed in the library and voted on throughout the month. The winning team will be announced at our next Lego Night. Plan to join us Monday, October 29th at 6PM for a new theme, more fun, and a chance at winning that trophy!




Join us every Wednesday at 11:00 am for Storytime and Sing-A-Long for all young children. We will have a fun Sing-A-Long for the first half an hour and Mother Goose will read stories for the last half an hour.


Join us every Tuesday from 1pm – 2pm for our free knitting and crocheting classes. Learn a new skill or have assistance with a troublesome stitch or two. Stop in weekly or as often as your schedule allows. Bring your needles and yarn for a fun time of learning and socializing. Beginners to experts, all skill levels welcome!




The Edward Chipman Public Library announces a partnership with, a company dedicated to driver safety and education, to offer free Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) practice tests to library patrons. This partnership allows the Edward Chipman Public Library to harness the power of’s specialized practice exams to turn new drivers into safer drivers.

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