Mini Golf at the Library! The Marquette Heights Public Library will be hosting a fun and new Mini Golf event! Play through nine holes of mini golf inside the library! This is a free event to the public and all equipment and materials will be provided. You must REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT before January 23rd. Please call the library at 309.382.3778 to register! All participants will receive a prize!
When: January 24th at 6pm!
Basic Technology Introduction!
Join us on January 17th for a basic technology instruction! This program will include setting up and using email, Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as helping navigate downloading and using ebooks and audiobooks. Bring your questions! We will try our best to answer any and all of them!
When: January 17th, at 6pm!
Learn to Crochet!
Join us on January 31st for a basic introduction to crochet! This program will have instruction on chains, and single and double crochet stitches. All materials will be provided to make a simple scarf! You MUST REGISTER for this event before January 20th, 2019. This program is free to the public. Call the library at 309-382-3778 to register!
Library patrons can now check out a pass to the Peoria Riverfront Museum!
Thanks to sponsorship from the Peoria Riverfront Museum’s Visionary Society, Marquette Heights Public Library cardholders can now borrow a pass to the Peoria Riverfront Museum! The library has one pass which is available to be checked out on a first-come, first-served basis to patrons with a valid Marquette Heights Public Library card. The pass can be used on the day of checkout or the following day. The pass includes general admission* to all exhibits, galleries, and daytime planetarium shows for two adults and their children or grandchildren. Please visit the library to find out current pass availability.
MHPL Outreach Program
The Marquette Heights Public Library is now offering outreach services to our home bound patrons! Basically, any patron who has a physical condition that prevents them from being able to come into the library can be eligible for delivery of library items! If you or anyone you know in our community would be interested in learning more about this service, please give us a call or stop by the library!
MHPL New Releases Must Reads!
Grade School: Giraffe Problems by: Jory John
Junior High: Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild by: Dav Pilkey
Young Adult: Girls of Paper and Fire by: Natasha Ngan
Adult Fiction: The Clockmaker’s Daughter by: Kate Morton