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Developing Melodies Children’s Program

June 19, 2018

Developing Melodies will provide an exciting interactive musical experience this Thursday, June 21, at the library.  A 10:30 program will be for Preschool children in the summer reading program and an 11:30 program will be for elementary age children.


Clothespin Puppets Picture Book Show

June 11, 2018

All children enrolled in the “Reading Takes You Everywhere” summer reading program are invited to the Clothespin Puppets Picture Book Show tomorrow morning (June 12) at 10:30 a.m.

“Reading Takes You Everywhere”

May 24, 2018

“Reading Takes You Everywhere” is the theme for Gridley Library’s summer reading program.  The program is for children 2 years through high school. Registration and the program begins the week of June 4 and runs through July 14.  Enrich your child’s reading skills along with fun programs and prizes.   Read, explore, and discover with the Gridley Library’s summer reading program.


April 30, 2018

The Gridley Public Library will host a bus trip to Wrigley Field in Chicago to see the Cubs play the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday, July 20, at 1:20. The Illinois Charter Bus will leave Gridley promptly at 9:30 a.m.

Tickets must be purchased by a patron of the Gridley Library.  Each patron will be allowed to purchase up to 5 tickets, and they will be sold on a first come first serve basis.  Payment must be by cash or check. No one under the age of 18 will be allowed on the trip without a parent or guardian.  The tickets will be on sale during the Library’s regular hours.  We will hand out the tickets on the bus on the way to the game.

Tickets are $115.  This includes transportation to and from Wrigley Field and a seat in Section 240 which is in right field.  This also includes the gratuity for the bus driver.  There will be an information sheet with the ball park seating chart at the Library.

For more information, call the Gridley Library at 309-747-2284.

Iceland Travelogue @ Gridley Library

April 3, 2018

On Monday, April 16, at 7:00 p.m. Gridley Public Library will host Joe and Joan Comincioli, Arlene Punke, and Don and Cindy Samford as they present an Iceland Travelogue.  Come and travel with them through pictures narrated by Don to Iceland, one of the newest tourist destinations.  Refreshments will be served.


March 13, 2018

Ladies Night Out – Back by popular demand! The Gridley Public Library invites all of their lady patrons to come Thursday, March 22, at 7:00 p.m. to enjoy an evening of fellowship, chocolate, coffee, flowers, manicures, massages, and more!!! A special feature this year will be information on the Instant Pot and quick meals. Reservations can be made by calling the library at 309-747-2284 by March 20.


March 1, 2018

Sign your child up to read to trained R.E.A.D. dog, Keltie!  She and her owner, DonnaLou, will be at the library March 7 & 21 and April 4 & 18 from 4:00 – 5:00.