Retirement…Making Your Money Last on Tuesday, February 9 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm



Discusses ways to build a reasonable and sustainable strategy for managing income and expenses during retirement.

Designed for persons who are thinking about retiring or have recently retired.

Bring a lunch & your questions!

***Registration requested.  To reserve your seat, please call the library at 309-243-5716.

Leave It, Move It, Roll It, Take It on Thursday, February 11 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm


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Outlines potential pros and cons of various retirement plan distribution options. Covers employer options, IRAs, lump-sum distribution, and annuity payments from a pension.

***Registration requested. Please call the library at (309) 243-5716 to reserve your chair.

Sewing Basics…Mending on Tuesday, February 16 from 5:30 – 6:30 pm



Learn how to sew a button, hem pants, and mend a sweater. Bring an item (with matching thread) that you’re not sure how to mend. We’ll discuss what could be done to fix it!

*Please call the library at 309-243-5716 to reserve your place!

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