Library News and Updates
Masks are currently OPTIONAL at the library. Please respect each patron's choice to wear them or not. Masks will remain available at the library by the front door for no cost for those who want one.
Masks requirements may change if state or national requirements change.
Monthly Story Hour
Starting in September, the library will hold a toddler story hour every 3rd Wednesday of the month at 11 a.m.
Story hour will include a few themed stories and a related craft or activity.
Fall story hour dates:
Lego & Craft Clubs
Lego club and Craft club will take place on Wednesday afternoons this fall at the library! These clubs are for children in kindergarten through 5th grades. Click the orange button to download a printable permission/ sign-up form.
Lego club will be the first Wednesday of the month from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Lego Club fall dates are:
9/7/22 10/5/22 11/2/22 12/7/22
Craft club will be the second Wednesday of the month from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Craft Club fall dates are:
9/14/22 10/12/22 11/9/22 12/14/22
4th Annual IHLS Library Crawl
Visit neighboring libraries to be entered into a prize drawing!
Did you know that your Steeleville Area Public Library Card can be used at any Illinois Heartland Library System (IHLS) library? Try it out!
Pick up a passport at your home library in October, visit any participating libraries, get your passport stamped or signed by each library, and return it by October 31!
Click the orange button for more info!
Trick-or-Trash Candy Wrapper Recycling
This Halloween, save your candy wrappers instead of trashing them! Bring them to the library and put them in our Trick-or-Trash candy wrapper recycling box.
Your candy wrappers will be recycled instead of ending up in landfills or the ocean.
Join Book Club!
Book Club meets monthly on Friday afternoons. Book Club is for adults 18 and older. To join, call the library to request a copy of our current book, and attend our next meeting!
Each month, we prepare a list of books that fit a specific genre or theme and book club members vote on which book to read.
Current Read: The Wonder Test by Michelle Richmond
Up next: One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus
Next Meeting: October 28 at 4:15p.m.
8th-12th graders are invited to join TAB!
Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meetings will be the last Wedensday of every month from 3-4 p.m.
October 26 at 3p.m.
November 30 at 3p.m.
As a member of TAB you will:
1) Attend monthly meetings
2) Help plan and host library events (specifically teen events)
3) Have input into which books and movies the library purchases
4) Earn volunteer/ community service hours
Check out our mobile app!
Manage your accounts, keep track of checkouts and due dates, and renew items from your mobile device using the SHARE Mobile Library, Steeleville Area Public Library's app!
Search for books, DVDs, video games, audiobooks, e-books, and more. Find it now in the Apple App store or Google Play Store.
Brought to you by Steeleville Area Public Library District and the SHARE library consortium, a division of Illinois Heartland Library System.
GED classes are back in session at the library!
Summer hours vary, call for more info.
Additional days and times may be available.
Call 965-9732 and ask for Kim to sign up now!
We asked our staff and library board members about the best books they read this year, and compiled a list of recommendations for you. Click the orange button above to view the list.
Have a recommendation for us or other patrons? Click the orange button and scroll to the bottom of the page to submit your picks!
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Monday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.