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(618) 526-7361 • 530 North Third St Breese, Illinois

(618) 526-7361 • 530 North Third St Breese, Illinois

Events

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Summer Reading Program Packet Pick-Up Day
Summer Reading Program Packet Pick-Up Day
Jul 1 all-day
Summer Reading Program Packet Pick-Up Day
This is the FIRST day of our Summer Reading Program at the Breese Library! Registration is required for the month-long[...]
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Teen Book Club 7:00 pm
Teen Book Club
Jul 3 @ 7:00 pm
Teen Book Club
This club is for teens ages 13-19 who love to read. Members must be graduated from 8th grade to participate.[...]
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Closed – Independence Day
Closed – Independence Day
Jul 4 all-day
Closed - Independence Day
We will be closed to observe Independence Day. Thank you.
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Medicare 101 6:00 pm
Medicare 101
Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Medicare 101
This is a free one-hour informational session about Medicare. No sales pitches or contracts; just information!    
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Mindful Meditation + Yoga 6:00 pm
Mindful Meditation + Yoga
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mindful Meditation + Yoga
This is a free, one-hour class of meditation and yoga. Instructor Aggie Becker will lead an uplifting meditation and yoga[...]
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Summer Show: Hampstead Stage Company 10:30 am
Summer Show: Hampstead Stage Company
Jul 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Summer Show: Hampstead Stage Company
To celebrate our Summer Reading Program kiddos, we invited the Hampstead Stage Company to present “Stories in the Stars.” Anyone[...]
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Kids Yoga 10:00 am
Kids Yoga
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Kids Yoga
Intended for children Pre-K through 3rd Grade, each child along with an adult (mom, dad, grandparent, etc.) will participate in[...]
Kids Yoga 10:00 am
Kids Yoga
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Kids Yoga
Each child, along with an adult (mom, dad, grandparent, etc.), will participate in a 30 minute Kids Yoga class. Sign-up[...]
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Knit Night 6:30 pm
Knit Night
Jul 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Knit Night
Knit Nights take place on the third Tuesday of each month at the Breese Library. The group meets at 6:30pm in[...]
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Adult Book Club 6:30 pm
Adult Book Club
Jul 17 @ 6:30 pm
Adult Book Club
This group meets the third Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm. Check out what the group is discussing next! Registration[...]
Teen Book Club 7:00 pm
Teen Book Club
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm
Teen Book Club
Teens will meet in the front of the library at 7pm. This club is for teens ages 13-19 who love[...]
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Summer Show: Will Stuck’s “Galaxy of Giggles” 10:30 am
Summer Show: Will Stuck’s “Galaxy of Giggles”
Jul 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Summer Show: Will Stuck's "Galaxy of Giggles"
It’s a UFO (Unbelievably Foolish Occasion): Enjoy silly stories, songs, and surprises about awful aliens, amazing astronauts, and out of[...]
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Summer Show: Magician Glen Foster 10:30 am
Summer Show: Magician Glen Foster
Jul 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Summer Show: Magician Glen Foster
Glen Foster will captivate young minds with illusions and tricks that will have every member in the audience guessing!  He’s[...]
End of Summer Reading PARTY & PRIZES 11:30 am
End of Summer Reading PARTY & PRIZES
Jul 26 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
End of Summer Reading PARTY & PRIZES
Bring your finalized “Reading Log” and “Scavenger Hunt Sheet” to this party to win prizes! You could take home Cardinals[...]
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Teen Book Club 7:00 pm
Teen Book Club
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm
Teen Book Club
This club is for teens ages 13-19 who love to read. Members must be graduated from 8th grade to participate.[...]

 

 

RECURRING EVENTS

Adult Book Club

This group meets the third Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm. Check out which book the group is reading next!

 

Children’s Storytime

For ages 2-5, Ms. Jan’s Storytime class has four class offerings for parents to choose from: Monday evening 6pm, Thursday morning 9:30am and 10:30am, or Thursday evening 6pm. During Storytime the children listen to a story, role-play or re-tell a story, dance, and sometimes make a craft! Registration required.


Knit Night

The third Tuesday night of each night is Knit Night at the Breese Library. The group meets at 6:30pm in the Children’s Room. If you’re brand new, there is an instructor present to help you get started. Crochet and knit lovers are both welcome! This is a social group.

 

Summer Reading Program

Throughout the month of July, children ages 6-13 are encouraged to learn about the library system by completing a scavenger hunt and reading various materials the library has to offer. Entertaining events are held periodically in July followed by a party at the end of the month for participants who complete the summer reading challenge.

 

Teen Book Club

For teens ages 13-19 who love to read, this group meets in the summer on designated Wednesday nights at 7pm. During the school year, the group meets on designated Sunday nights at 7pm, usually spaced out every 4-5 weeks. Led by Library Director and former high school English teacher Kelly Zurliene, the members read a Young Adult novel prior to meeting. Check out what the group is reading next! Registration required.