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Welcome to the Westville Public Library website. The Library is a valuable community resource center, providing excellent services including reading materials, ebooks and audio books, online resources, programming, etc. as we continue to adapt to the public’s ever-changing needs and technologies.  The next Book Sale is October 23 & 24.  See below for details!

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Library Programs Remember, Program Seating is limited,
so reserve your spot early.
Contact the Library for more information: 267-3170
Please be courteous! If you sign up for a program and are unable to attend, call the Library and let us know.  Most programs have limited seating.  Also notify the Library if your child is allergic to any foods so refreshments can be adjusted accordingly.
Program for Everyone of All Ages: Pumpkin Palooza

10:00 am, Saturday October 10

There's still time to sign up!

The Westville Public Library is celebrating Pumpkin Palooza! The event is open to all ages. Participants are invited to decorate a pumpkin at the library. The pumpkins will then be put on display in the library and patrons will be encouraged to vote for their favorite design. The event will also feature a pumpkin themed game and book talk.
Some small pumpkins will be provided on a first come basis, but participants may also provide their own pumpkin for decorating. No carving of pumpkins will be done at the library. Adults are encouraged to attend with their children. Participants may form a team to decorate a single pumpkin more elaborately if they desire. If participants would like to take their pumpkin home in time for Halloween they may be picked up at the library the week of October 26. Please call the library at 267-3170 to register for this entertaining fall program.
Perfectly Pumpkin Preschool Children's Program: October 7, 10:00 am

Preschool Children's program, Wednesday October 7. 10:00 am

It's Story Time Again!   Storytime features entertaining stories, crafts, and light refreshments.  There will be pumpkin themed books, craft and fun!


Call the library to reserve your child's seat! 267-3170
The Library has a great selection of children's books available for check out!
Afternoon Movie Matinee: Wednesday October 7, 2:00 pm

Escape to an island full of castaway comedy as Disney favorite Dick Van Dyke and Nancy Kwan star in this hilarious South Pacific adventure. Lt. Robin Crusoe (Van Dyke) is an all-thumbs Navy pilot who ditches his plane after engine trouble. He survives a riotous raft ride only to find himself marooned on a lush tropical island with a poker-playing chimp, a gadget-rich abandoned sub, and Wednesday (Kwan) -- a wild but beautiful native girl in exile for disobeying her overprotective father.

Afternoon Movie Matinees are for adults 18+. Light refreshments served.  Movie starts at 2:00 pm.  Reservations required.
The Library has many movies, TV Series, and documentaries available to borrow!  Loan period is 1 week, items may be renewed.

Library Book Sale: October 23 & 24
Friday, October 23: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday, October24: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Lots of Bargains!  Our book sales are in the building directly behind the Library. 
Simply follow the sidewalk on the north side of the building around to the back.
Monday Night Knitting Club: Mondays 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
A Knitting Club meets at the Library on Mondays,  from 5:00 - 7 pm. For newbies or the experienced . . . stay a little or the entire time . . . bring your projects or start something new!  The Library also has a selection of craft books available for check out!

If you're new to knitting, the Knitting Club recommends this starter project to learn how to make a dish cloth -  Recommended materials to bring: a skein of Sugar & Cream yarn (white, yellow, or cream), and a pair of Size 10 knitting needles, 10" in length.
Robert G. Biage Memorial Chess Club: on hiatus until further notice
The Chess Club is geared for any skill level from beginner to expert. 

We are looking for new members as well as a volunteer to run the club!
Come to play chess - be sure to bring a friend! Tournament style chess boards and pieces are available to use in the library, as well as two timers. 
If you need to polish up your game or want to learn, be sure to check out our chess books!
IHLS We are a member of the Illinois Heartland Library System, which allows us to serve you better! Items may be requested from other libraries in the system, which further expands the variety of materials available to the public.
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Westville Public Library District
233 S State Street · Westville, IL 61883 · Ph: 217-267-3170 · Fax: 217-267-3468

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