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Putnam County Public Library District

Upcoming Programs

Books & Brunch—–PUTNAM

10/1/16 9:00 am


Come join us for “Books and Brunch” at the Condit (PUTNAM) Library
October 1st from 9 a.m. – Noon.

The fascinating life of Charles Lindberg—GRANVILLE

10/5/16 6:00 pm

Did you know about the “other” Charles Lindberg plane crash in Illinois?

On October 5th at 6 p.m, Mr. Ron Bluemer, local author, historian, and director of the LaSalle County Museum, takes a fascinating look into the life of Charles Lindberg before his historic Trans-Atlantic flight in 1927.

Join us as we learn more about a little known part of Charles Lindberg’s career and its historical significance to our area.wedroncrash

Wedron Crash – 1926

Invasion Of the Robot—–GRANVILLE

10/10/16 11:00 am

robotRace the Robot!

Who will sort faster…kids or robot?

Linda Garcia, Granville Branch Librarian’s son, Brian Garcia, will be bringing his robot to the library on Columbus Day, October 10th. The program will be from 11 a.m. – noon.

Brian’s robot was first displayed at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.   When the White Sox presented the opportunity to promote the museum’s exhibit, Garcia jumped at the chance.  For full article:  http://www.dailydot.com/debug/robot-opening-pitch-chicago-museum-science-industry/

Brian works for Fanuc Robotics in Hoffman Estates for the last 10 years. 

Granville library will only be open for this program.



Thursday, October 6th from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Be challenged to build an object:  A car….a bridge….or a fish,
free build from your brain, or perhaps a step by step booklet is your speed.

All Lego builders are welcome!

Come at your earliest convenience, stay as long as you wish.

This program is for ages 6 and up.

Pumpkin decorating—MAGNOLIA

decoratedpumpkinsOctober 18th, 20th and 22nd children can come to the Magnolia
Library to paint and decorate pumpkins to their favorite characters.
Supplies will be provided for the children.