*FAFSA 101 on Monday, November 30 from 7 – 8 pm


FAFSA form

Learn who should complete the FAFSA* (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form for college financial aid and why. Covers completing the application and common mistakes, and how the FAFSA determines financial aid awards from the federal government, the state, and the institution where the student plans to attend.

Bring your questions!

*The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (known as the FAFSA) is a form that can be prepared annually by current and prospective college students (undergraduate and graduate) in the United States to determine their eligibility for student financial aid (from Wikipedia).

***Please call the library at 309-243-5716 to reserve your place since seating is limited.

***Word Basics on Tuesday, December 8 from 10 to 11 am.



Want to write a  letter to include in your holiday cards? Learn how to create, save, and print a simple document using Microsoft Office Word 2007.

Bring your Word questions!

***Registration requested. Please call the library at 309-243-5716 to reserve your seat since class size is limited.

***Leave It, Move It, Roll It, Take It on Tuesday, December 8 from 11:30 am to 12: 30 pm


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 Know Your Employer Retirement Plan Options

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

Bring a lunch, friends & questions!

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

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Featured App: Book Myne



Do you use the library’s catalog on your smart phone or tablet?

Book Myne lets you manage your account, search the catalog, and place holds with the convenience of a mobile app.

Download via iTunes.

Download via Google Play.

Featured Database – Newsbank: America’s Newspapers



Access the Peoria Journal Star online by clicking here!

To search and read newspapers from throughout Illinois, click here.

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!