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2019 Oneida GML 5k

Posted by Greig Memorial Library on February 16, 2019 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)
It's a new date so mark your calendar and get registered! Oneida Greig Memorial Library 5K Run/Walk Sponsored by Friends of the Greig Memorial Library/Oneida Historical Museum 110 S. Joy St., Oneida, IL May 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am Race Day Registration & Packet Pick-up from 7:00-7:45 am @ Greig Memorial Library Registration $20 before April 24th, includes a T-shirt on race day $25 Registration after April 24th and Day of Race Make checks payable to: Friends of Greig Memorial Libra... Read Full Post »

Graphic Novels for Kids

Posted by Greig Memorial Library on February 1, 2019 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (0)

We were listening Rat Pack kids! We have 4 new graphic novels just for you:  Ghosts, Frazzled, Real Friends, and DogMan Brawl of the Wild.

Check out the new books shelf in the library entry. Please keep giving us suggestions on what you are reading so we can try to obtain them!

Library hours

Posted by Greig Memorial Library on February 1, 2019 at 9:50 PM Comments comments (0)

The Library Board has decided to go to winter hours effective immediately.  

Tuesday noon to 5

Wednesday 9 to 5

Thursday closed

Friday 9 to 1

Saturday 9 to 1

The very cold weather and snow has played havoc to open the library. We are sorry for any inconvenience. The Board continues its search for a replacement library director. Meantime volunteers are trying to keep everything going as usual.

Library hours

Posted by Greig Memorial Library on December 26, 2018 at 3:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Greig Memorial Library will be closed until January 8 for the holidays. On January 8 regular hours will resume. If you have books due during that time period please use the drop box. No fines will be assessed due to the closing. Thanks for your patience.

Passing of Library Director

Posted by Greig Memorial Library on December 26, 2018 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Our Library Director and friend David Sheppard passed away after a long illness on Sunday December 16. He will be missed greatly. Services were held on Friday December 21. We apologize for the delay in posting this but we had difficulty accessing this web page. The Library Board is in process of hiring a new director. Upcoming posts will keep you informed of the progress. Meanwhile the library will be open manned by volunteers.

Polar Express

Posted by Greig Memorial Library on November 14, 2018 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Halloween 2018

Posted by Greig Memorial Library on November 7, 2018 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)
Once again your Greig Library hosted Halloween for the local children. We had a great turnout with well over 100 attendees, 83 of which were children.
The kids got candy treats and were encouraged to pick out a free book to add to their goody bags. A good time was had by all and your Library Board and staff would like to thank all who stopped in and helped us have a good time. Another thank you to the Board an...
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Flower Pot

Posted by Greig Memorial Library on June 1, 2018 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (2)

Thanks to the generosity of Mr. Robert Swigart we have a new flower pot for under our sign. The Higgins ladies added flowers and it really enhances the property. Thank you all.

Summer Reading Program

Posted by Greig Memorial Library on June 1, 2018 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Our Summer Reading Program is off and running. The kick-off assembly with Chris the Magic Storyteller was a huge hit with the children and the adults.

Now in full swing, our Reading is Magical program is open to children from pre-k to 6th grade. Each time a child meets their reading goal, they get to choose a prize.

Our craft night each Tuesday evening from 6:00 – 7:30 is very popular and all children are welcome to attend.

 

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Painting Party

Posted by Greig Memorial Library on May 1, 2018 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Everyone had a great time and a lot of local talent was showcased at our painting class. In addition to having the fun of painting each participant got to take their creation home.


5k Run 2018 Sign up early.

Posted by Greig Memorial Library on March 13, 2018 at 2:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Painting Party

Posted by Greig Memorial Library on March 13, 2018 at 2:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Greig Memorial Library Reading Club

Posted by Greig Memorial Library on February 9, 2018 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (1)

Notice

Posted by Greig Memorial Library on January 22, 2018 at 6:20 PM Comments comments (0)

The Library opening may be delayed a few minutes on Tuesday January 23rd and Tuesday January 30th. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Halloween 2017

Posted by Greig Memorial Library on November 3, 2017 at 11:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Our annual Halloween Trick or Treat went well again this year. Thank you to the Friends and Board members that helped with the decorations, the prep and the handing out of treats. We had 87 children and 43 adults stop in and show off their costumes. Each child was offered a bag of candy, cookies and a book.  We hope to see you all again next year.

Book Donation

Posted by Greig Memorial Library on October 10, 2017 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Thank you to Congresswoman Cheri Bustos. She donated 50 books to your Library of which 12 were childrens books and 2 were childrens audio books.

Thank you to the Friends members and all the others who were here to greet the Congresswoman and to support the Library.


 

Donating Books

Posted by Greig Memorial Library on October 4, 2017 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)

On Friday, October 6th Congresswoman Cheri Bustos will be here at your Library. She is stopping in to donate some books to the Library and to meet people in this area. Everyone is welsome to stop in and say hi.

Solar Eclipse Lawn Party

Posted by Greig Memorial Library on August 22, 2017 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Our solar eclipse party was a huge success. We had 50 people show up and participate. Everyone was given ISO certified glasses to view the eclipse. Cookies, snacks and drinks were provided. In addition to our local Oneida people, we had participants come in from several surrounding areas. It was an amazing once-in-a-lifetime experience.

 

The Library Board of Trustees and staff want to thank everyone who came and participated; Brandy Walters of our Friends of the Librar...

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2017 5K Event

Posted by Greig Memorial Library on August 2, 2017 at 11:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Our 5K run/walk was a success again this year with nearly 70 runners.

Congratulations to our winners: Olivia Edstrom with a time of 20:48 and Andrew Powell with a time of 18:46.

The Library Board of Trustees, the Director, and the Friends of the Greig Memorial Library would like to thank all of our participants, sponsors and volunteers. This event is a success because of you.

There is a problem posting the pictures. Please see our Facebook page.


End of Summer Reading Celebration

Posted by Greig Memorial Library on July 25, 2017 at 5:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Our Summer Reading Program was a big hit again this year. All the participants received the satisfaction of meeting their reading goals and the fun of getting prizes for doing so. Our End of Summer Reading Celebration was a sensation with the kids and the parents. The kids played in a large bounce house with a climbing wall and a slide. For both the parents and the kids there were games such as a bean bag toss, a hoop throw, board games, and skill games like walking with a raw egg in a spo...

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