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Peotone Library News

Back to Books Grant Awarded to Peotone Public Library District

by Katelyn Boyle Peotone Public Library District is pleased to announce its “Back to Books” $1,500 grant award from the State Library.  This money will serve to support the new bilingual Spanish and English children’s book collection. Recently, the library has seen an influx of Spanish speaking patrons, as well as English speaking patrons who…

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Western Tales at Peotone Library

Join storyteller and historian Brian “Fox” Ellis as he takes the audience on a journey exploring several different perspectives on the Wild West, including American Indian history and the other side of the coin at the shoot-out at OK Corral. Fox is a direct descendent of the Clanton Clan, who are often maligned in their…

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Peotone Public Library Seeking Applicants for Open Board Position

Peotone Public Library District currently has a position open on the District’s Board of Trustees, which runs through April 2019. Library district residents interested in filling the position are encouraged to submit an application found on the library website (www.peotonelibrary.org/about/library-board-of-trustees) or pick one up at the library (515 N. First Street, Peotone). Applications are due by March 19.…

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Library Board Trustee Vacancy

Peotone Public Library District currently has a position open on the District’s Board of Trustees, which runs through April 2019. Library district residents interested in filling the position are encouraged to submit an application found on the library website (www.peotonelibrary.org/about/library-board-of-trustees) or pick one up at the library (515 N. First Street, Peotone). Applications are due by March 19.…

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Taxes and the IRS Changes for 2018

Peotone Public Library District will host a workshop – “Taxes and the IRS for 2018” – on Tuesday, March 13, at 6 p.m., at the library. Some of the topics include: Why not to wait to get your refund; Tax-deferral vs. Tax-Deductible vs. Tax-Free; Do I need a tax advisor? Tax avoidance; and Where do our…

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‘Get Illinois OUT OF THE MUD!!’

The Remarkable Clamor for Good Roads and Highways with Names Dr. Larry McClellan will be at the Peotone Public Library on Saturday, October 21, at 10 a.m.  At that time, he will talk about the highway systems in Illinois. The highway systems are only 100 years old and were born as the result of fierce debates…

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Peotone Library Offering Writers’ Workshop

“Writers’ Workshop! So, You Have a Great Story…A Journey from Page to Publishing” Peotone Public Library will host a Writers’ Workshop on Saturday, October 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  A light lunch will be provided during the four-hour workshop’s break for those participating in the entire program. Whether one already has a story to tell or is…

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Peotone Bulletin Board

Thursday, August 17 Senior Assistance: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 511 N. Conrad Monday, August 28 TOPS: 5:30 p.m., weigh-in, Immanuel UCC Meeting of the Whole: 6 p.m., Village Hall Peotone Village Board: 7 p.m., Village Hall WPAL: 7 p.m., Above Village Hall/Police Department Tuesday, August 29 Peotone Sportsmen’s…

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‘A Snapshot of Monee Memories’ on Display at Peotone Library

Feature Photo Caption: The Monee railroad depot is gone now, but the historical society there is preserving its image with photos it has archived. This one, and many others, are currently on display at the Peotone Public Library. The Peotone Public Library will feature ‘A Snapshot of Monee Memories’  display of historic photos through Labor Day.…

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