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100 S. Washington St. Byron, IL 61010 815-234-5107 Fax: 815-234-5582  

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Hours Monday 9 - 8 Tuesday 9 - 8 Wednesday 9 - 8 Thursday 9 - 8 Friday 9 - 5 Saturday 9 - 5

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MANGA ETCETERA March 20 3:00-4:00 p.m. 6th-8th grade Come to the library to discuss your favorite manga and for a fun Japanese-inspired activity. Pick up your copy of Hikaru no Go, Vol. 1 at the circulation desk.

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Senior Trivia First & Third Friday of Each Month 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. 90 minutes of fast paced trivia! Join a team and win prizes for your trivia knowledge.  

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When: Monday, March 22 Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Who: Adults 21 and over   Speed Scrabble

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Library Bridge Club Mondays 1-3pm Beginners and lifelong bridge players: Get together with other card enthusiasts to learn and practice.

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Write and illustrate your own story!   Who: 1st – 5th graders When: Saturday, March 20 Time: 10:00am—11:30am   Young Authors

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Jude McCanse, local Rockford author will make an appearance at Young Authors to talk about her new children’s book, “The Disappearance of Dawn”. Children’s Author Signing Saturday, March 20 10:00-11:00 am

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Art Academy Wednesdays 4:00-5:00 March 10-March 24 Grades K – 2 New session starts in March! To register your child please call: Byron Public Library District 815-234-5107

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K – 4th graders March 6 10:00-11:30 5th – 8th graders March 20 12:30-2:00 Saturday Scraps To register, please call: Byron Public Library District 815-234-5107

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March Story Hours March 11, 18, 25 Thursdays Toddlers ages 24 – 36 months 9:30 – 10:15 am, 11:00 – 11:45 Preschool ages 3 – 5 9:30 – 10:30, 11:00 – 12:00, & 1:00 – 2:00

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Baby Boogies Playtime for babies ages 7 – 23 months March 9-23 Tuesdays 10:30am – 11:15am Registration Required *Ages will vary: class is designed for babies who are crawling or walking.

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Chess March 6th and March 27th 2:00 – 3:00pm For adults, children and families. Learn from experts or just play!

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Toy & Stuff Drive Skip the garage sale! Drop your stuff off at the library! We are looking for the following things to incorporate in our programs: Gently used toys with washable surfaces (balls, blocks, musical toys or noisy toys) Recyclables/ Craft Supplies Stuffed monsters, scary animals, mad scientist stuff for our summer reading program.

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Getting Your Garden Ready Learn gardening techniques from a Master! Margo Ackland, a U of I Extension Master Gardener, will help you determine what kind of garden is best for you and the plants that will thrive there. March 27th 10:00-11:00

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Cartoons & Cereal Saturday morning cartoons and cereal…all ages welcome! March 27th 9:30 – 11:00

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Boy’s Book Club April 7 6:30-7:30p.m. 3rd-5th grade   Not your typical book club… an hour of hands-on activities that relate to the book. Pick up your copy of Dragonwings at the circulation desk.

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  Saturday, March 13 1:00-2:00 pm Grades 3-5 Mother-Daughter Book Club

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Mother-Daughter Book Club Saturday, March 13 2:00-3:00 p.m. Grades 6-8

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Wednesday, March 17, 2010 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday Night Readers

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Photo Preservation Wednesday, March 31st 6:30-7:30 Tips and tricks for preserving film or digital photos!

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Heart Smart For Women February 9 – April 28 Tuesdays, 12:00- 1:00 A 12-week program that provides information and support for women of all ages to increase and maintain physical activity, make dietary improvements, and overcome obstacles.

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Mouse Skills Friday, March 12 10:00-11:00 Learn how to do basic functions using the mouse.

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Read to a Lab! Did you know that dogs like books too? Come and show off your reading skills with friendly black labs. Call to reserve your dog. Thursday, March 11th 5:00-6:00 1st—4th grades

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Recipe Club Friday, March 12 12:00-1:30 Come with a dish and the recipe, try new foods, and learn about food blogging.

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Starlight Stories Monday, March 15 6:45-7:30 A family story time with sing-along songs and finger plays. Children age 2-5 and families welcome.

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E-mail Basics Tuesday, March 16 1:30-2:30 Learn how to set up and manage your email account.

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Computer Basics Wednesday, March 24 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Sign up required. Learn computer functions and manage files and folders.

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The Princess and The Frog Wednesday, March 17 6:00-7:30 Come in and watch it on our big screen. Refreshments served. All ages welcome.

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Lucky Library Reading Club March 17- April 14 For adult readers: Starting St. Patrick’s Day, read 3 books in 4 weeks and enter the drawing for prizes. Tons of small prizes awarded to our Lucky Readers!

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Fancy Nancy Party Ooh la la! Join us for a splendiferous time making gorgeous tiaras and monogrammed accessories. R.S.V.P. please. Friday, March 19 3:30-4:30 Grades K-2

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Stamping When: Thursday, March 18 Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Call to register All Supplies Provided Easter & Spring cards Make a homemade card to give to someone special.

Summary: Byron Public Library Programs and Events

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