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Policy on Carrying Guns on Library Property

"The Robert R. Jones Public Library follows Illinois State Law which prohibits the carrying of any weapon, concealed or partially concealed, in the library building or on library property. Any violators will be reported to law enforcement and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law."


History Tidbit
The Robert R. Jones Public Library was begun as a tax-supported township library by voter referendum in 1967.  However, the Coal Valley Unit, Homemaker's Extension Association began a library as a community service project in the early 1940s.  The library had no permanent home, and the collection was stored in garages and other facilities when no suitable location could be secured.


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Robert R. Jones Public Library
900 First Street, P.O. Box 190
Coal Valley, IL. 61240

Newspapers At the Library
Did your know our library currently receives our two local newspapers, the QC Times and the Dispatch, as well as the New York Times and Wall Street Journal?


September Story Hour Themes

 

 Sept. 11th - Goin' On A Picnic:

It's that time of year to go on a picnic so join your library friends on Thur. Sept. 11th while we read stories, do activities and complete a picnic-themed craft


 Sept. 18th - How My Garden Grows!

This week our theme is How My Garden Grows, and we invite you to spend your morning with us listening to stories and singing songs about how plants grow.


 Sept. 25th - Flutter-By Butterflies

Join us to hear stories all about hovering, fluttering butterflies.  We'll sing songs and complete a craft all while learning about these beautiful creatures.

 

 



QUILTING CLASSES

With Sandi Conklin

Saturdays Beginning Sept. 6

1:00 to 2:30pm

Project : Pinwheel

No Charge Except For Your Supplies

Phone 309-799-3047 Our Stop In To Register

Supplies List Available At The Desk

To Register



CARD MAKING CLASS

With Donna Banta

Saturday October 25

11:30 to 2:30

Please Call 309-799-3047 to Register



Howard Knotts

&

Illinois in World War I

 

A one-hour presentation by

Award-Winning Writer and Researcher

Tom Emery, Contributor to The Dispatch

Thur. Oct. 2nd 6:30pm

Free Admission, Comments and Questions Welcome



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