Forman Valley Public Library

Forman Valley Public Library Public Library
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04/27/2020

Good afternoon Library fans.. We hope you are all doing good and staying safe!
There are a few new things on our website: Formanvalleylibrary.com. From that site you will learn how to apply for a library card online which will give you access to downloading e books and audio books. Also we have added other free resources and learning sites for you to tryout.
We are working on S.T.E.A.M. And Craft kits that will be available for pick up on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s, 10:00 until 2:00, Outside by the book drop. We will not leave them out on rainy days. But, please remember, Our Building will not be open!
Please take care and stay safe.

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04/15/2020

Hello Library Fans. Let me first say that we are missing all of you everyday! Our hope is that you are all staying home and staying safe.
We look for guidance everyday from our Governor, Library system, ILA and State Library about when we might be able to reopen. We will continue to keep you updated.
We are working hard on trying to figure out what this Summer's Reading program might look like if we still have social distancing guidelines in place. Performers are booked, but we are working hard on trying to figure out adjustments and changes if needed. In the meantime, Please go to our web page, formanvalleylibrary.com and try out some of the free programs and book downloads available.

Hello Library Fans! I hope you are all staying safe. I know that we miss seeing all of you. We miss our chats and your s...
04/06/2020

Hello Library Fans! I hope you are all staying safe. I know that we miss seeing all of you. We miss our chats and your smiling faces! Hang in there, stay home and we hope to see you soon.
By the way, I love driving around town and seeing all the hearts on your doors and windows.
We have posted some fun and interesting free sites to visit from our website
formanvalleylibrary.com. My favorite so far is the storytimefromspace.com. Please check it out.

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03/31/2020

Hello Library Fans. I hope everyone is doing well, staying safe and social distancing.
As of now, we do not know when we will be able to reopen. We will follow CDC and our Governor’s guide lines, and continue to keep you updated.
Please remember that we prefer you NOT return your items at this time. There will not be any fines charged on any items.
Our Wi-Fi is on and you can access it from your car in the parking lot.
Please remember to visit our webpage to download books on your computer or e-reader using your library card.
Please stay Safe and we look forward to seeing all of you soon...

03/16/2020

Good morning Library fans. Due to the recommendations from the Rails Library System, ILA and the Illinois Department of Public Health, We have decided to close through March 30th. If you have library items to return , please just hold onto them. We will be offering fine free returns after we reopen. We are cleaning and sanitizing everything in site.
Please stay safe.

03/14/2020

Good morning library fans. We are open today (Saturday) from 9:00 to 1:00, and will be open on Monday regular hours.
We will be having a video chat with our Library System at 10:00 am on Monday to determine our course of action for the next few weeks. We plan to follow the advice of our system and the State Library about closings.
As always, we are wiping down doors, counters, tables, computers and bathrooms with Clorox wipes and spraying down surfaces with Lysol. PLEASE, if you have a fever, are coughing or don’t feel well..... STAY HOME!!! We will be taking off all fines until further notice.
We will update our post again on Monday afternoon.

Just a reminder that book club in March is on Friday, March 13 th, @ 9:00am. We have plenty of books on hand for anyone ...
03/04/2020

Just a reminder that book club in March is on Friday, March 13 th, @ 9:00am. We have plenty of books on hand for anyone who is interested in reading along with the book club. Please call the library if you have any questions at 968-6093.

Come join us for games, fun and Birthday Cake!
02/20/2020

Come join us for games, fun and Birthday Cake!

There is no school on Monday, February 17th.... but the library will be Open! Grab a friend and come in for games and sn...
02/15/2020

There is no school on Monday, February 17th.... but the library will be Open! Grab a friend and come in for games and snacks. We will be ordering pizza at 11:30, so let us know if you are coming! For more info, call 968-6093.

02/14/2020

Good morning Library Fans... It’s soooo cold outside, but we are open today, and it is toasty warm inside! Come in play a board game, read a book or magazine and have a cup of hot cocoa, coffee or tea, and a snack. If you have any questions, please call us @ 968-6093.

Stop by after school on Wednesday and make a valentine craft. If you have any questions, call us at 968-6093.
02/11/2020

Stop by after school on Wednesday and make a valentine craft. If you have any questions, call us at 968-6093.

12/17/2019

Good morning Library Fans! Just a reminder that we will be having a Movie this Thursday, December 19th @ the library. The movie starts at 4:30, but you are welcome to come in right after school. We have board games you can play and plenty of snacks. The movie will be “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”. We will have Grinch Snacks and drinks during the movie. Pick up time will be 6:00pm. If you have questions please call the library @ 968-6093.

12/10/2019

Baby it’s Cold outside! Please remember if you are out and about on this very cold day, stop in for a cup of hot tea or cocoa and grab a book to read! We have lots of new Christmas books, and of course the classics. Oh, and don’t forget DVD’s... You can find our catalog that lists all of our books and DVD’s by going to our website at www.formanvalleylibrary.com.

11/30/2019

Hello Library Fans! We hope everyone had a blessed Thanksgiving. Here is the heads up on what’s happening @ your library in December. We have lots of new adult holiday books in, and on the shelf. Also, don’t forget to grab a classic Christmas book or something new, to read with your family....
Now on to some events we have planned:
Tuesday, Dec. 3rd, 3:30 till 5:30: create with paper. Stop in to make a Christmas gift tag, Card or Ornament from decorative paper.
Friday, Dec. 6th, 9:00 am First Friday book club will meet @ Rebecca’s to watch a movie.
Thursday, Dec. 19th, 4:30 till 6:30 come watch “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”. We will have Grinch snacks and drinks...
If you have any questions please call the library @ 968-6093.

11/22/2019

Hello Library Fans. Just a reminder that next week we will be closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving! We will open on Saturday for our regular hours. We wish you all a wonderful Thanksgiving.

11/19/2019

Hello Library Fans! Just a reminder that this Friday, November 22, is a half day at school.....so.... the library is having a Movie Day. Come join us for a light lunch, sweets and a Movie. Movie time is 12:30. Please sign up at the library or call us @ 968-6093.

11/11/2019

Please remember the Library is closed today for Veterans Day. Thank you to all our Military Men and Women and their families.

Our fall tree that the girls made out of the packing material that comes in our book delivery box’s.. they are soooo cre...
11/09/2019

Our fall tree that the girls made out of the packing material that comes in our book delivery box’s.. they are soooo creative!

11/08/2019

Forman Valley Public Library's "First Friday Book Club" will be meeting at Rebecca Switzer's house on December 6th @ 9:00 a.m. There will be a showing of the movie "The Glass Castle" This showing will be open to all book club members and anyone interested in the book club. If you have not read the book, we have it available @ the library. If you need more information, please contact the library at 309-968-6093.

Sign up at the library to make this super cute front door decoration... class is Tuesday, November 19th, 5:30 to 7:00. T...
11/04/2019

Sign up at the library to make this super cute front door decoration... class is Tuesday, November 19th, 5:30 to 7:00. The cost is $25.00. You must sign up ahead of time by calling or stopping by the library. Christmas treats and drinks will be provided... class size is limited.

10/10/2019

Hello Library Fans. Just a reminder that the library will be open on Columbus Day, Monday October 14th. We will have board games, hot cocoa and snacks available all day. So, grab a friend and come spend some time with us! If you have any questions please call the library @ 968-6093.

09/27/2019

We are without electricity. Have been told they are trying to get us back up by 1:30. Please call before you make the trip in today. Will update as soon as we know anything.

08/28/2019

Hello Library Fans.. Wow how time flies..it seems like we just got done with Summer Reading and here we are heading into the Labor Day Weekend. The library will be closed Friday through Monday. We will reopen on Tuesday, September 3rd. You can still drop books and DVD’s in the drop. We will also be doing fine free returns for the first week of September.
Have a safe weekend and Enjoy the Popcorn Festival!

07/19/2019

Everyone please stay safe on these hot summer days. If you need a place to cool off, please just stop by the library. We have board games, great books 📚, and comfortable chairs.....we would be happy to see you.

02/26/2019

The more that you read,
the more things you will know.
The more that you learn,
the more places you’ll go.

Come join us for some Dr. Seuss Birthday Fun!
Thursday, February 28th. 4:30 - 5:30.....
Storytelling, games and...... CaKe!!!
See you there!

08/30/2018

Happy popcorn festival weekend... just a reminder that the library will be closed on Friday, Saturday and Monday. We will open on Tuesday @ 9:00am. Be Safe!

07/10/2018

Hello Summer Readers! Tomorrow will be our final Summer program. It's pool party time... 10:00 until 12:00. We will meet you at the pool at 10:00. You must bring your coupon for entrance into the pool and your coupon to receive your lunch. See you there!

06/19/2018

Wednesday, June 20th is our Munch a Lunch day. We will have a guest reader and lunch, provided by Subway. If it rains, No Worries... we will picnic inside. See you at 10:00am. Don't forget your reading logs!

06/19/2018

Please , if you need a place to cool off on these hot, hot days.. come to the library. It's a great place to come look at books, play a board game, put together a puzzle, color or just relax. We are the COOLEST place in town!

06/12/2018

Tomorrow the library parking lot will be closed until after the summer reading program is over. Please park behind the Forman Center or along the road in front of the library. Tomorrow, June 13th we will have bounce houses, trykes, games and snow cones. Come out and have a fun morning at the library.

04/08/2018

Tuesday, April 10th, we are having card making classes. Join us at 10:00am or 6:00pm to make beautiful handmade greeting cards. There is a small fee for this class to cover the cost of materials used, and space is limited. Please call the library for details.

01/23/2018

the migration to the new server is taking longer than predicted. we have moved our opening time to 2:00. We will keep you updated!

01/22/2018

The Library will open at 12:00 on Tuesday, January 23rd. Our system is up-grading the server and we will be without computer service. If you have any questions, please call the library..

01/08/2018

Please remember the library is closed today. We are using deicer on the parking lot and sidewalks hoping that the warmth and sun will melt some of this mess. Please, Do Not Worry about returning items today. We will do A FINE FREE RETURN for the rest of the week! Also, we are still planning on having the card class on Tuesday. Call the library@ 309-968-6093 if you have any questions.

01/08/2018

The Library will be closed tomorrow, Monday January 8th, due to the weather.

Address

404 S Harrison Street
Manito, IL
61546

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 9am - 6:30pm
Wednesday 9am - 4:30pm
Thursday 9am - 6:30pm
Friday 9am - 4:30pm
Saturday 9am - 1pm

Telephone

(309) 968-6093

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