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Have a question? When we're open, you can call us at 309-343-6118. You can send an email or text message to firstname.lastname@example.org at any time. If we're open, we will get back to you as soon as possible; if we're not open, we'll get back to you once we are. Click here to see our hours (and please contact your carrier if you have questions about texting costs.)
Book sale. The Friends of the Library spring book sale is May 30, May 31, and June. Come buy some terrific bargains! Click here for details.
Summer Reading. Have Book, Will Travel is the theme of this year's summer reading program at the library. Summer reading begins on Monday, June 3 and runs through July 27. There are programs and prizes for all ages: children, teens, and adults. Sign up today! Children register in the Children's Room; teens and adults register at the Reference Desk.
Snake's Alive! On Monday, June 10, at 3:00 pm, visit the library for an amazing hands-on live reptile and amphibian program presented by Tom Kessenich. Click here for more information on programs for kids.
Downloadable books. The Alliance Digital Media Library is the library’s downloadable audio and ebook service. More than 90 central Illinois libraries participate. ADML includes purchased titles and 35,000 titles in the public domain. Click here for more information, or visit http://alliance.lib.overdrive.com to get started.
Animanga Mania. Teens, join us for Animanga Mania Afternoons! On May 29 from 3:30-4:30, we’ll be watching an anime series & drawing manga-style. No registration required. Click here for more information on programs for teens.
Movie discussion group. The movie group meets in the evening at least once a month on the third Tuesday to watch a new movie at the AMC Showplace or a newly released DVD at the library. The group sees movies based on books or otherwise connected to literature whenever possible. A discussion at Perkins Restaurant on Henderson Street follows. The next outing will be the evening of Tuesday, June 18. The exact title and time will be announced one wee before. Click here for more information on the movie and other programs for adults.
Book review blog. Looking for a book recommendation? Or want to be warned away from a bad one? Check out Books You Can Die in the Middle of, a blog of book reviews by Galesburg Public Library staff and friends. (Writer P.J. O'Rourke advises, "Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.") We are also looking for reviewers; please send an email to email@example.com if you are interested in reviewing advance copies of books for the blog.
Email news list. Would you like to receive a brief email update a few times a month on upcoming activities at the Galesburg Public Library? If you would, please send an email message to firstname.lastname@example.org.