Illinois Pioneer Cemetery Prairies

Botanist Chris Benda will present “Illinois Pioneer Cemetery Prairies” at Paris Public Library on Saturday, July 23, at 1:00pm. When we hear the phrase Illinois pioneer cemetery, most of us think in terms of tombstones and genealogy. However, pioneer cemeteries have played a major role in preserving the Illinois prairie….

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Read Beyond the Beaten Path: summer activities for children

Paris Public Library will offer a variety of activities at the library for children in June and early July. All programs are free.  See the list below or download and print our flyer. A library card is not required to participate; however, one is needed if children want to check…

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Virtual Illinois Libraries Present author talk June 30

Another virtual Illinois Libraries Present author program will be available through Paris Public Library in June. An Evening with Michelle Zauner Rescheduled to June 30, 7pm. Register The virtual program, An Evening with Michelle Zauner, in partnership with Illinois Libraries Presents, was moved from May 18th to Thursday, June 30th…

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New microfilm equipment added

Paris Public Library has a new microfilm reader system, purchased with a Road to Recovery grant from the Illinois State Library. Now you can see an entire page of the Beacon News without scrolling up and down. We have 60 years of the Beacon News on microfilm beginning in 1955;…

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