Shakespeare in the Park

Stone Soup Shakespeare returns to Twin Lakes Park in Paris, IL on June 1 with a free outdoor performance of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. The performance begins at 6:00pm near the pavilion. Bring something to sit on and enjoy the show. Stone Soup Shakespeare tours throughout the Midwest, bringing Shakespeare in…

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Spring projects for papercrafting class

Two cheerful, spring-like projects are scheduled for the May 23 papercrafting class. The class will meet from 6:00 to 7:30pm. Supplies fee of $10 includes both projects and 2 packages of seeds. Deadline to sign up and pay fee is May 20. Call, come in, email, or message us on…

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Local author signs new book

Local author Jeannette Levellie and her co-author Beth Gormong will sign copies of their new book “Hello, Beautiful” at Paris Public Library on May 21 from 6:30 to 8:00pm. Books will be available for purchase that evening for $10 each. Levellie and Gormong look forward to chatting with readers.  

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Children’s Summer Library Program begins June 1

Please sign up in advance for the individual programs and events that interest you. STORYTIMES  10:30-11:00am Wednesdays June 5—July 3    Ages 2-5 (pre-K) THURSDAY FUN 10:30-11:30am     Post-K through 6th grades June 6    Showtime Colors Make kaleidoscopes and explore colors & light. June 13    Animal Avengers Is it…

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Local students featured in children’s art exhibit

Four Paris students are featured in the Cultivating Creativity Children’s Art Exhibit now in the Gibson Room of Paris Public Library through May 18. The exhibit displays the most outstanding art produced during the 2017-2018 school year by school art programs throughout East Central Illinois. Cultivating Creativity, created by EIU’s…

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