*Resume 101 on Tuesday, May 10 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm


freelance vs professional writer

Is your resume up to date?  Need to write the first one?

Explores trends in resumes. Learn to create a document that puts you in the running. Class time includes actual writing of your resume and/or tweaking an existing one.

Bring a laptop if you have one, and a usb flash drive to save your work.

***Registration requested. Call the library at (309) 243-5716 to reserve your seat. Please indicate if you need to use a library laptop…limited quantities available.

*Straight to the Point…Acupuncture on Monday, May 16 from 7 to 8 pm



What can acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine do for you? Learn how they can relieve back pain, migraines, and more. Bring your questions!

Presented by Heidi Haptonstahl L.Ac, Dipl. OM.

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

*55+…Health Care & Your Retirement on Tuesday, May 17 from 11:30 – 12:30 pm



Discusses steps to prepare for health care costs to help ensure retirement savings stay healthy.

An elder law and Medicaid expert will be here to answer your questions.

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

*Tax Free Investing on Thursday, May 19 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm


Tax Free Investing

It’s not what you make, it’s what you keep. Covers the benefits and considerations of choosing investments that offer tax advantages.

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

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Featured App: Book Myne



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To access newspapers from throughout the country, including the Wall Street Journal, Peoria Journal Star, USA Today, and Washington Post, click here. 

Featured Database – Mango Languages




Mango uses real-life situations and actual conversations to more effectively teach a new language. Mango offers 57 languages for English-speakers to learn, plus 4 scholarly languages and an additional 17 options for English as a Second Language learners.

All of this is free on our website and on your mobile device (via Mango’s mobile apps) with your library card!