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Upcoming Events


Vance Township Library Board meeting

Monday, September 11, 2017

6 p.m. at the library

Open meeting

Public Welcome


April 20, 2017 a board meeting was held, open to the public….discussion of Illiniois Library Laws with attorney Phil Lenzini

***Very knowledgeable meeting with Phil concerning the Illinois Library Laws and Rules



Main Street Readers book club meeting

Tuesday, September 5 , 2017

6 p.m….public welcome

Book of the month:

Non Fiction…I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

Malala was fifteen years old when the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan.  On October 9, 2012 she was shot at point-blank range by the Taliban while riding the bus home from school and few expected her to survive.  At sixteen, she has become a global symbol of peaceful protest and the youngest nominee ever for the Nobel Peace Prize.

August Main Street Readers book:

Fiction…The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield

Also, the following book which we read for our July meeting which was cancelled…

Non Fiction…   Miracle in the Andes by Nando Parrado

Nando Parrado was one of the survivors of an air crash in the Andes in 1972.  It took 72 days on the mountain before he and another survivor were able to “walk” on the mountain to save himself and his fifteen friends after they had been given up for dead.




Children’s Coloring

Children may come to the library at any time to color.  Coloring pages are available, as well as colored pencils, for each child to choose.


Adult Coloring Program 

Adults may also come to the library at any time to color.  Everything needed to color is available at the library, including many, many coloring pages to choose from.  Some are easy, many are very detailed.                                                 

When you were a child did you like to color? Do you still like to color now but think you are too old? Do you take over your child’s coloring book? We have just the thing for you! On the days listed above, at 1 p.m. we will be having our Adult Coloring Programs and our Children’s Coloring Programs! Everything is included, for free, all you need to do is show up and have an imagination. These are beautiful intricate works of art that you get to color the way you want. Come on over to the Library and have a fun, very relaxing time.


Crafty American Girls Programs

Call the library if you have any questions…733-2164.


Movie Matinee | To Be Announced….Movie matinees will be scheduled for every day school is released early/closed.  Call 733-2164 to let us know how many will be attending.  Also, if anyone is interested in coming into the library during any “open time”, you are welcome to watch a movie of your choice.