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Treasure the Past, Celebrate the Present, Discover the Future (Summer Reading 2019)

Posted by GreigMemLib on July 19, 2019 at 8:25 PM
Thank you to everyone who helped make our Summer Reading Program for 2019 a big success, and to all those young readers who participated and met their weekly reading goals. Themed around our new children and young adult books and existing classic titles from the library, we encouraged young readers to frequent the library with a kickoff celebration at ROWVA Elementary and at the Library, a wide selection of new books, Story Time Under the Tree, a Make & Take Craft Night held on Tuesdays during the program, and a pool party celebration. Between 8 and 15 young readers participated in the craft nights each week, and 21 participants signed up to keep track of their weekly reading goals. Our end of program drawing winners were Cooper Dennis and Aiden Frey, each winning a gift basket including Peoria Chiefs or Quad City River Bandit tickets. Meeting a weekly goal meant young readers could guess how many treasure chest chocolates were in the jar. (There were 151!) We had three equally close guesses, so they got to share the chocolates: Congratulations to Madelyn Adams, Ashley Lindsey, and Kenzie Rafferty. Please be sure to join us again next year for another fun-filled summer of reading...and until then, check back to see what other activities are coming up at the library. Above all, keep reading!

Oneida GML 5k 2019 is in the record books!

Posted by GreigMemLib on May 14, 2019 at 7:50 PM
The 5k has been completed for another year. Times and pictures are on the Oneida GML 5k facebook page. Thanks again to all who helped!

Meet our new Director, Bev Bryan

Posted by GreigMemLib on March 25, 2019 at 3:15 PM

Bev began her training on March 1 and is quickly learning the procedures here at the library. An avid reader herself, she says she feels surrounded by her "friends" the books. Come in and introduce yourself. She will be happy to assist you fulfill your library needs.

2019 Oneida GML 5k

Posted by GreigMemLib on February 16, 2019 at 11:00 AM
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 Library (Registration Fee is Nonrefundable) ONLINE REGISTRATION: www.getmeregistered.com/OneidaGML5K $50 Gift Card & Medal awarded to First Male and Female Finisher. Medals awarded to Top 3 Overall Finishers in each age group. Mail Registration forms & fees to: Crystle Adams GML 5K Registration PO Box 92 Oneida, IL 61467 Name_______________________________________ Gender_______ Address_____________________________________ Age___________ City__________________ State________________ Zip Code______ Telephone ________________ Email ________________________ Circle shirt size: Youth M Youth L Adult S Adult M Adult L Adult XL Adult XXL Entry Form and Waiver I agree by signing that I am in good health and I do hereby for myself, my heirs, executors, administrator and assignees, release and forever discharge the sponsors and all those involved and manning this event, from all claims of any kind arising as a result of my participation in this event. Signature_____________________________ Date________________ If under 18 Parent or Guardian must co-sign__________________________________

Graphic Novels for Kids

Posted by GreigMemLib on February 1, 2019 at 10:00 PM

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!

Passing of Library Director

Posted by GreigMemLib on December 26, 2018 at 2:50 PM

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 GreigMemLib on November 14, 2018 at 5:30 PM

Halloween 2018

Posted by GreigMemLib on November 7, 2018 at 5:00 PM
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 and Friends members who volunteered their time and efforts to provide us with another happy holiday.
And a belated BOO! from your local chip monk.

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