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  

Vintage Reads Fundraiser

Talcott LibraryAdult, FYI, YA

Saturday, November 24 9am-3pm   Join us for a one day only fundraiser highlighting some of the gems of  Talcott’s past. There will be something unique for everyone. Items offered include: timeworn books from the late 1800s & early 1900s; Life Magazine from 1937-2000; and National Geographic Magazine from 1909-2017. Support your library and find unique holiday gifts at the … Read More

November News 2018

Talcott LibraryAdult, Newsletters

NaNoWriMo 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. Africa’s Gentle Giants Tuesday, November 13 6:30pm Come learn about the complex family structures of elephants, their … Read More

Book of Life Movie

Talcott LibraryAdult, Children, Programs, YA

Thursday, November 1 6pm (PG) In celebration of Dia de los Muertos {Day of the Dead}, join us for a FREE viewing for the whole family!