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LIBRARY CLOSED 1/19/19

January 19, 2019
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Due to the weather, the library will be closed this Saturday, January 19.  Sorry for any inconvenience.

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Library Open Until 1:00 Saturday

January 12, 2019
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The Gridley Library is open now, but will be closing at 1:00 pm today due to the snowstorm.

SMARTMEALS FOR A HEALTHIER YOU!!!

January 8, 2019
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SmartMeals Program at the Gridley Library

“SmartMeals for a Healthier You” is a program at the Gridley Library on Tuesday January 15 at 5:00. Enjoy a short educational presentation by Erin Kennedy of OSF SmartMeals.   Take home ingredients to make a free SmartMeal at home.  Be inspired and motivated to eat healthy in 2019!  Please sign up at the library or call 309-747-2284.

 

 

CHECK OUT WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE GRIDLEY LIBRARY OVER CHRISTMAS BREAK!

December 18, 2018
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World War I Historian: Jim Hoppe

November 9, 2018
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Learn about life in Gridley and those from our community who served in World War I.  Join us November 13 at 7:00 p.m.

Steve Vogel: “Reasonable Doubt”

October 22, 2018
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Steve Vogel, author of the New York Times bestselling book, Reasonable Doubt, will be at the Gridley Public Library on Thursday, November 1st at 7:00 p.m.

It has been 35 years since the Hendricks family murders shocked the communities of Bloomington-Normal, Illinois. Steve Vogel’s Reasonable Doubt documents the crime, the investigation, and the trial.

His 2018 edition has been updated with new information about Hendricks, additional photos, and what Vogel calls “interesting intersections” that “have revealed themselves in this tragic story.”

 

Lee Cargill, Retired Navy Captain, Will Speak at the Gridley Library

October 2, 2018
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On October 11 at 7:00 p.m. Lee Cargill will speak at the Gridley Public Library sharing his experiences in the Navy during the Vietnam War and referencing his new book, “Survival Uncertain.”

Lee Cargill, Captain US Navy (Ret.), was a Navy carrier pilot, graduated from the Naval Test Pilot School and Naval War College, and commanded a Navy A-7E Attack Squadron aboard USS Coral Sea (CV-43). He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross in Vietnam.

Cargill’s book chronicles the riveting true stories of what happened to eight friends from the US Naval Academy, Class of 1963, Sixteenth Company, following their graduation and commissioning on June 5, 1963.