June 7 -
Food Film Festival – North Branch 1:30 – 3:30 – Julie and Julia
Enjoy the Summer Reading theme of “Reading is So Delicious” as we celebrate food on film. From the bustling Italian kitchen in Big Night to the recipe-a-day experiment in Julie and Julia, you’re certain to enjoy the show. Bring a snack because you might get hungry! Free films for all ages every Thursday through August 2. For more information, please call 497-2120 FREE
June 9 –
Boys and Their Toys Car Show – Lincoln Branch 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
It’s a Summer Reading smash hit with SO Delicious muscle cars, tricked-out motorcycles, and music from DJ “Jim Dandy.” Enter your name for a free giveaway and enjoy a snack. 497-2600 FREE
Getting to Know Your Nook – North Branch – 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Learn how to get more out of your Nook. Topics covered may include, but are not limited to, borrowing books from the library, transferring personal files to your device, personalizing your settings, or purchasing books from the Nook store. This class is intended for participants who already own a Nook. Reservations are requested, but not required. 497-2120 FREE
Taste the Book! – Lakeview Branch – Winners announced and tasting at 6 p.m.
Create an edible book! Choose a book title and create something that relates to it out of edible materials! It may look like a book, be inspired by a book or be a pun on a book title. Create a frosted confection or use carved vegetables. As long as it is edible, the sky is the limit. Based on the International Edible Book Festival, this local version celebrates Summer Reading 2012 – Reading is SO Delicious! Drop off entries between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., judging is at 3 pm with winners announced at 6 p.m. and the entries served. Entry forms available at www.peoriapubliclibrary and every library location. Call 497-2120.
June 13 – Main Library Gallery Walk and Talk 2:00PM – 2:30PM
Join us the 2nd Wednesday of every month for a “walk and talk” of the Peoria Public Library Main Library Gallery. You’ll get a personalized tour of the exhibit and a reading list to enhance the display. Be certain to drop by every month so you can see the changing exhibits. Following the tour, the group will also view the changing exhibit in the Wheeler Case and end the tour in the Friendly Finds Book Store. FREE! ALL AGES! Call 497-2120 for more information.