Retired history teacher Chuck Hand will discuss the development of the atomic bomb on July 30, at 6:30pm.
He will illustrate his talk with artifacts, autographs, maps, and photos.
The traveling Cultivating Creativity 2014-2015: Consolidated Communications Children’s Art Exhibit will be at Paris Public Library on August 4-22 during normal library hours. It showcases outstanding art by 51 students in east-central Illinois school art programs from the 2013-2014 school year.
Representing Edgar County schools are Tucker Ard, Chrisman High School; Haley Chaney, Chrisman Grade School; Kendall Harris, Carolyn Wenz; Will Moody, Memorial; Ele Wilson, Chrisman-Scottland Junior High School. Karen Jazdzewski, St. Mary’s; and Karson Martin, from Crestwood.
Cultivating Creativity is sponsored by Consolidated Communications and EIU's Tarble Arts Center.
Paris Public Library now offers ABCmouse.com on our public computers and on your own laptop or other wireless device while in the library.
The award-winning ABCmouse.com curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-6+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. ABCmouse.com is 100% educational, with 3,500+ learning activities across all major subject areas—reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music.
Best of all, kids love it and it’s free to use in this library!
Our Book Club meets in the library's Gibson Room at 5pm on the 3rd Thursday of each month. The group has chosen a wide variety of books to read and discuss in the coming months. Everyone is welcome. All you have to do is read the book and come to the discussion.
August 20, 5pm
Stay: Lessons My Dogs Taught Me . . ., by Dave Burchett
September 17, 5pm
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, by Betty Smith
October 15, 5pm
Go Set a Watchman, by Harper Lee