FOLDED LOVE (Origami)

Talcott LibraryAdult, Programs, YA

FOLDED LOVE February 11-14 All Day Stop by the library anytime & create Valentine’s inspired origami for your sweetheart. Paper and printed instructions provided. Family friendly fun and open to all ages. Talcott Free Library 101 E. Main Street Rockton Illinois 815 624 7511  

Talcott is a finalist for the Pride of the Stateline award from the Stateline Chamber!!

Talcott LibraryAdult, FYI, Website Tips

2019 Awards Gala Finalists Announced Our 2019 Awards Gala is set for February 7th, and we now have our list of award finalists. This year’s Gala, brought in part by the generous help from our event sponsor, Blackhawk Bank, will be held at the gorgeous Pavilion at Orchard Ridge Farms. The semi-formal event will be a great night out for our community in … Read More

2019 February Book Club

Talcott LibraryAdult

Thursday, February 7 at 6 pm Read the book Lincoln’s Grave Robbers by Steve Scheinkin   Monday, February 11 at 1 pm Read The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows

The Countdown Ends! Happy Birthday

Talcott LibraryAdult, Children, Programs, YA

Monday, December 3, 2018 3:30-4:30pm Come join the party and celebrate with us as Illinois turns 200 years old! Don’t miss your chance to mingle with the Lincoln’s, sing Happy Birthday to the state, and win some Illinois themed prizes. We will live-stream our final Bicentennial fact and sing Happy Birthday at 4pm.  

December New Book Club

Talcott LibraryAdult, Programs

Tuesday, December 4 at 1 pm Read a book about Christmas Monday, December 10 at 1 pm Read a book about Black Hawk or other Illinois Indian Tribes    

You’re Invited to the Tastiest Event of the Year!

Talcott LibraryFYI, Programs

CHOCOLATE FOR THE TALCOTT SOUL Sunday, December 2 1pm until 3 pm WE HOPE TO SEE YOU DURING ROCKTON’S CHRISTMAS WALK WEEKEND! Talcott Free Library 101 E Main Street, Rockton, IL 61072 815-624-7511 Indulge in chocolate treats, live music and holiday shopping that supports your library! Free for the community.

Gift of Reading-Adopt a Book

Talcott LibraryAdult, FYI

The Best Gift of all for Christmas. Adopt a Book in your Children’s name, or in Memory of someone special.

Department 56 Snow Village Collectibles

Talcott LibraryAdult, Displays, FYI

Silent Auction November 12 thru November 28 Department 56 Snow Village Collectibles. Place your bid for either the High Roller Riverboat Casino or Honeymooner Motel with it’s accessories. Funds collected go toward Talcott’s renovation. Talcott Free Library 101 E. Main Street Rockton, IL 61072

National Novel Writing Month

Talcott LibraryPrograms, YA

Tuesdays 4-5 pm It’s National Novel Writing Month and we’re hosting a mini write-in for teens every week this month! Bring your computers, ideas, and friends. Spend an hour getting your 1,667 words in with other teen writers. Open to ages 12-19.  

November Book Club

Talcott LibraryAdult, Programs

Monday, November 12 at 1 pm Read a book about Lewis and Clark or other Illinois Explorers