Adulting 101 Thursdays at 6:00, June 15 – July 20

  Adulting is hard! Let us make it a little easier for you – come to our weekly series on the things you really need to know to be an adult.  We will discuss everything from finances to cars, food, and how to sew on a button! June 22:  Do It Yourself June 29:  Accounting July 6:     Food for Thought July 13:   Car Maintenance July 20:   The Art of Organizing

YA Creation Station Mondays at 6:00, June 12 -July 17

  During summer reading join us every Monday for some casual creating! June 19:  Jewelry & Key Chains June 26:  Smart Phone Inventions July 3:     Desk Top Gardens July 10:   Make It Mayhem July 17:   Paint Bombing

Outdoor Movie! Friday, June 23 at 8:30pm

  Bring your chairs, blankets, and snacks to enjoy a movie on the lawn! Due to licensing regulations we are unable to publish the titles the films being shown. Please contact the library at 243-5716 or check our newsletter for the titles of all movies being shown during summer reading.

Volunteen Saturday July 15 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

  Do you need service hours? Here is your chance to get them! The library is hosting a volunteer event on the 3rd Saturday of every month for our teenage patrons. Come for as little or as long as you like and help us get ready for the following month while you rack up some needed service hours!

Book to Movie Club Thursday, July 25 at NOON

Be a part of our new quarterly book club! Tell us everything you love and hate about that book to movie conversion! We’ll watch the movie, compare and contrast it to the book, and eat pizza. July title:  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children  by Ransom Riggs

*Sculpture Walk on Saturday, July 8 from 10 – 11:30 am


Join us downtown for the ArtsPartners Sculpture Walk!

Take a walk and hear a talk about each of the 16 sculptures displayed in 7 to 8 blocks. Tours leave at 10:00 AM so plan to arrive at the Peoria Riverfront Museum lobby about 9:45 AM. The walk takes about 1.5 hours. What a great way to breathe in some art! Families welcome!

*Registration required. Please call the library at 309.243-5716 to reserve your place.


Adult Swim Wednesdays at 6:30

  Want to attend an adult program at the library, but not quite sure what to do with the kids? Out Adult Swim series is the program for you!  Enjoy some adult only time while the kids hang out in the children’s area supervised by our Youth Services staff. June 14:  MakerBot 101 June 21: MakerBot 102 June 28:  Party Planning on a Budget

Job Opening: Assistant Librarian

The Dunlap Public Library District is seeking an energetic, creative, service-driven professional to serve as our Assistant Librarian. The Assistant Librarian ensures library patrons receive excellent customer service by providing library circulation services, confidently using library resources to answer reference questions, assisting patrons with ebook check-outs and other computer needs, and developing and conducting library programs including basic computer instruction. Experience and Training: Completion of high school / GED, at least 2 years library experience and computer knowledge, or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Schedule: The Assistant Librarian is a part-time, $10.00/hour position scheduled 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Monday-Thursday, 2:00-6:00pm Friday and one Saturday every month 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Benefits include: Paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal time, and participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund. To apply: Submit a cover letter and resume, including three professional references more »