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Winter Book Sale

All Day 12/4 - 12/12
Location: Cherry Valley Public Library District
Room: Friends of the Library Public Meeting Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Book Sale
Description:
Saturday, December 4 through Sunday, December 12 –  Come visit the Cherry Valley Public Library’s Winter Used Book Sale for the best selection of fiction, mysteries, biographies, history, home & garden, assorted nonfiction, and child...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
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Location: Cherry Valley Public Library District
Room: Youth Services Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
Enjoy 30 minutes of short stories, finger plays, rhymes, and songs with Miss Blaine. In this program parents or caregivers interact with their children and discover the joy of reading. For ages 24 months to 3 years. Registration is ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Book Babies

9:30am - 10:00am
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Location: Cherry Valley Public Library District
Room: Youth Services Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Fun Learning!, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
Enjoy 20 minutes of baby bounces, rhymes, short stories, finger plays and 10 minutes of playtime.   Registration is required. Registration closes at 5:00 p.m. the Sunday before each session. Due to COVID restrictions, space is limited, s...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Location: Cherry Valley Public Library District
Room: 21st Century Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
Join the discussion of the title Mr. Dickens and His Carol by Samantha Silva. “Charles Dickens is not feeling the Christmas spirit. His newest book is an utter flop, the critics have turned against him, relatives near and far h...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
Registration
Location: Cherry Valley Public Library District
Room: Youth Services Program Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Enjoy 30 minutes full of reading readiness, finger plays, rhymes, short stories, and songs that prepare children for school. Children are encouraged to attend story time independent of caregivers. For ages 4 to 5 years. Registration...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Finals Study Break

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Location: Cherry Valley Public Library District
Room: Youth Services Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Come to the library for an opportunity to de-stress from studying for finals! Coloring pages, puzzles, and other relaxing activities will be provided, along with free snacks and drinks. For ages 12-18. Registration is required.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Location: Cherry Valley Public Library District
Room: 21st Century Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Join the discussion of the title The Windsor Knot by S.J. Bennett. “It is the early spring of 2016 and Queen Elizabeth is at Windsor Castle in advance of her 90th birthday celebrations. But the preparations are interrupted by the shockin...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Fun Learning!
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Whether a new or on-going tradition, children of all ages will be delighted with this holiday activity!  We will supply one gingerbread house per family and ideas for decorating.  You supply the fun and creativity.  Adult super...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Music & Movement

9:30am - 10:00am
Registration
Location: Cherry Valley Public Library District
Room: Youth Services Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Kids
Program Type: Fun Learning!, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Come spend 30 minutes with Miss Sue in our musically rich environment, singing, dancing, and listening to stories. For ages 1-5.  Registration is required. One parent will be allowed with each registered child. Due to COVID restrictions, spac...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Music & Movement

10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Location: Cherry Valley Public Library District
Room: Youth Services Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Kids
Program Type: Fun Learning!, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Come spend 30 minutes with Miss Sue in our musically rich environment, singing, dancing, and listening to stories. For ages 1-5.  Registration is required. One parent will be allowed with each registered child. Due to COVID restrictions, spac...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Crazy About Charcuterie!

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Location: Cherry Valley Public Library District
Room: Friends of the Library Public Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Fun Learning!
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 22
Description:
Charcuteries (typically platters of meats, cheeses, and other goodies) are the latest rage in appetizers, desserts, and even complete meals. Gather ideas on how you can create your own charcuterie just in time for holiday entertaining, Super Bowl par...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Bus Trip
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Join us for the Friends of the Library’s first bus trip in two years and what better place to go than our favorite—the Fireside! We will enjoy a delicious lunch and then be treated to a performance of the musical “Holiday Inn”. Based on the classic f...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Senior Moments

10:30am - 11:30am
Registration
Location: Cherry Valley Public Library District
Room: Friends of the Library Public Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Celebrate the holidays with some fun festivities! Enjoy music, food, fellowship, and more. Attendees are also welcome to take part in the annual white elephant gift exchange. Who knows what treasures you might take home! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Young@Heart Book Group

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Location: Cherry Valley Public Library District
Room: Friends of the Library Public Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
A book club for young adult (YA) fiction readers who are 18 and older. Book discussion group meets every month on a Thursday evening at 6 PM. Sign up begins one month in advance of each session. Books may be checked out at the time of registration. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Registration
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Fun Learning!
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 31
Description:
Ring in the new year with this fun-filled kit.  This kit contains everything you need for your own New Year's Eve party at home.  Make a party hat, a necklace, a confetti popper, coloring sheet, and 2022 glasses.  Celebrate the coming ...

Christmas Holiday

All Day 12/24 - 12/25
Branches:
Cherry Valley Public Library District
Description:
The Library will be closed on Friday, December 24 and Saturday, December 25. The drive-up book return will be available at all times for item returns. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Location: Cherry Valley Public Library District
Room: Youth Services Program Room
Age Group: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community Event
Description:
Did you get your first COVID vaccine at the clinic held at the library on Dec. 4th? If so, drop back in for your second vaccine! ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Spidey Spectacular

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Location: Cherry Valley Public Library District
Room: Friends of the Library Public Meeting Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Fun Learning!
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Join one of your favorite Marvel superheroes for an afternoon of spidey-themed crafts and activities including glitter tattoos, masks, and red and blue twisty balloons.  Hang around and meet your favorite spider hero and have your photo taken wi...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Black Widow Screening

2:00pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Location: Cherry Valley Public Library District
Room: Youth Services Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Description:
Meet us at the library for a screening of this popular movie from the Marvel Cinematic Universe! Snacks and drinks provided. Film is rated PG-13. For ages 13-18. Registration is required.  Due to COVID restrictions, space is limited, so no...
Branches:
Cherry Valley Public Library District
Description:
The Library will be closed on Friday, January 1 for New Year's Day. The drive-up book return will be open at all times for item returns. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Location: Cherry Valley Public Library District
Room: 21st Century Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Join the discussion of the title World of Wonders by Aimee Nezhukumatathil. “As a child, Nezhukumatathil called many places home: the grounds of a Kansas mental institution, where her Filipina mother was a doctor; the open skies and tall...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Art Therapy

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration
Location: Cherry Valley Public Library District
Room: Friends of the Library Public Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Come to the library to de-stress with a relaxing art activity! Enjoy the friendly company and the soothing music while you unwind and get creative. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Location: Cherry Valley Public Library District
Room: 21st Century Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
Join the discussion of the title World of Wonders by Aimee Nezhukumatathil. “As a child, Nezhukumatathil called many places home: the grounds of a Kansas mental institution, where her Filipina mother was a doctor; the open skies and tall...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Location: Cherry Valley Public Library District
Room: Friends of the Library Public Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Fun Learning!
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
The fascinating behavior, social structure, threats, and efforts to save African lions cheetahs, leopards, and hyenas will be presented by Dr. John Ulferts. Also highlighted are the work and sacrifices of Joy and George Adamson of the “Born Free” boo...