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Events

  • Sugar Scrub Night #2
    Sugar Scrub Night #2
    Tue, Feb 27
    Feb 27, 2024, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Maroa Public Library, 305 Garfield St, Maroa, IL 61756, USA
    Make a cute gift to give away or keep for yourself using lavender, lemon, and vanilla scents. This was a very popular program in December. If you were already able to participate, please do not register for this event to give others a chance to participate.
  • Chess with Erin
    Chess with Erin
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Feb 28
    Feb 28, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Maroa Public Library, 305 Garfield St, Maroa, IL 61756, USA
    Learn how to play chess with Erin. This class will meet on Wednesdays in February from 4 to 5pm. Open to all ages.
  • Bingocize with Tara
    Bingocize with Tara
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Feb 29
    Feb 29, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Maroa Public Library, 305 Garfield St, Maroa, IL 61756, USA
    Bingocize® strategically combines the game of bingo, exercise, and health education. Tara Vorhees, Faith in Action Coordinator, will lead participants in a 10-week workshop that focuses on exercise, fall prevention, and nutrition.
  • Dr. Seuss Party!
    Dr. Seuss Party!
    Sat, Mar 02
    Mar 02, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Maroa Public Library, 305 Garfield St, Maroa, IL 61756, USA
    Drop in for Dr. Seuss activities and treats! First 20 children will receive a fun take home. Color a sheet to be entered into our coloring contest. Deadline to enter is 3/2.
  • Bingocize with Tara
    Bingocize with Tara
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Mar 08
    Mar 08, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Maroa Public Library, 305 Garfield St, Maroa, IL 61756, USA
    Bingocize® strategically combines the game of bingo, exercise, and health education. Tara Vorhees, Faith in Action Coordinator, will lead participants in a 10-week workshop that focuses on exercise, fall prevention, and nutrition.
  • Stained Glass Art
    Stained Glass Art
    Tue, Mar 12
    Mar 12, 2024, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Maroa Public Library, 305 Garfield St, Maroa, IL 61756, USA
    Back by popular demand! We'll be using Gallery Glass again to create new 5"x7" stained glass art creations.
  • Teen Lunch
    Teen Lunch
    Wed, Mar 13
    Mar 13, 2024, 11:45 AM – 3:00 PM
    Maroa Public Library, 305 Garfield St, Maroa, IL 61756, USA
    Earn service hours and help us fill thousands of eggs. Lunch will be provided for those who RSVP before the event.
  • 3C Saturdays
    3C Saturdays
    Sat, Mar 16
    Mar 16, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Maroa Public Library, 305 Garfield St, Maroa, IL 61756, USA
    Held monthly on the third Saturday. This month, we are celebrating St. Patrick's Day!
  • Crochet Flowers Take Home
    Crochet Flowers Take Home
    Tue, Mar 19
    Mar 19, 2024, 9:00 AM – Mar 23, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Maroa Public Library, 305 Garfield St, Maroa, IL 61756, USA
    Learn the foundation skills you need to work up a whole bouquet of crocheted flowers. Instructions provided via patron's CreativeBug account. Please limit to 1 kit per household. Kits will be made available beginning 3/19.
  • Notable Women of Illinois
    Notable Women of Illinois
    Tue, Mar 19
    Mar 19, 2024, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Maroa Public Library, 305 Garfield St, Maroa, IL 61756, USA
    Come listen to Tom Emery, a critically acclaimed freelance writer and historical researcher, present about the fascinating lives of some of the most influential women throughout the history of Illinois.
  • Cooking for 1 or 2
    Cooking for 1 or 2
    Tue, Mar 26
    Mar 26, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Maroa Public Library, 305 Garfield St, Maroa, IL 61756, USA
    Cooking for one or two people can be an adjustment. Illinois Extension can help you with tips to make nutritious meals that are the perfect size. The class is free and open to the public.
  • March Book Club
    March Book Club
    Fri, Mar 29
    Mar 29, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Maroa Public Library, 305 Garfield St, Maroa, IL 61756, USA
    Featured book will be "Wild" by Cheryl Strayed. Copies available inside and online.
  • Annual Egg Hunt
    Annual Egg Hunt
    Sat, Mar 30
    Mar 30, 2024, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    Maroa Public Library, 305 Garfield St, Maroa, IL 61756, USA
    Thousands of eggs for ages 10 and under. Hunt begins promptly at 10am.
  • Yarn Art
    Yarn Art
    Tue, Apr 02
    Apr 02, 2024, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Maroa Public Library, 305 Garfield St, Maroa, IL 61756, USA
    Create a colorful yarn landscape using yarn and canvas. For ages 12 and up.
  • Best Bang for Your Buck
    Best Bang for Your Buck
    Tue, Apr 09
    Apr 09, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Maroa Public Library, 305 Garfield St, Maroa, IL 61756, USA
    Do you want to get the most bang for your buck? Of course you do! We all know there are only so many dollars in our paycheck and an endless number of opportunities to spend those dollars. Being creative and very conscious of your spending goes a long way to stretching your dollars. 18+
  • Craft Swap
    Craft Swap
    Thu, Apr 11
    Apr 11, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Maroa Public Library, 305 Garfield St, Maroa, IL 61756, USA
    Get a start on spring cleaning and bring your unwanted craft supplies to the library to trade with fellow crafters.
  • Macrame Keychain Take Home
    Macrame Keychain Take Home
    Tue, Apr 16
    Apr 16, 2024, 9:00 AM – Apr 20, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Maroa Public Library, 305 Garfield St, Maroa, IL 61756, USA
    This beginner project is the perfect way to learn the basics of macramé. Instructions provided via patron's CreativeBug account. Please limit to 1 kit per household. Kits will be made available beginning 4/16.
  • Kids Half-Day
    Kids Half-Day
    Wed, Apr 17
    Apr 17, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Maroa Public Library, 305 Garfield St, Maroa, IL 61756, USA
    Make wishing slime, scratch a night sky, and color while watching one of the latest Disney movies. Open to grade school age students.

On-Going Events

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Storytime (Ages 0-5)

1st & 3rd  Thursdays of the Month at 10:00am

Stories, Craft, and Snack

Adult Exercise

Most Wednesdays and Fridays 10am to 11am.

Seniors are always welcome to join.

You will be glad you did!

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Senior Brain Games

It's never too late to join us for a mentally stimulating time! 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at 11am

Adult Sewing

Every Tuesday Morning 9:00am.

Start a new project or bring an existing. Enjoy conversation, good lighting, and plenty of table space to spread your materials out.

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Adult Book Club

Last Friday of the month at 11:00am.

We will discuss this month's selection over yummy snacks with new and old friends.

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