Monday, December 22, 2008

Tale of Despereaux

Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup and a Spool of Thread by Kate DiCamillo is an adorable tale about a tiny mouse who realizes that he can be as brave as a knight.
The movie has been out in theatres since Friday, December 19th. If you haven't seen the movie yet, before you go to see it in the theatre, try reading it together as a family!

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Visions of Christmas

Visions of Christmas is an Exhibition of an array of Christmas images, mainly from 19th century books and cards. Includes images of works showing the evolution of Santa Claus (from a slim man who gave out gifts to the large, round man we know today), the origins of the decorated Christmas tree, and the 1820s poem "A Visit From Saint Nicholas" (also known as "'Twas the Night Before Christmas"). From the American Antiquarian Society.

LII Item: - [LII New This Week] December11, 2008

Popular Christmas scene drawn by
Thomas Nast for the January 3, 1874
issue of Harper's Weekly.

Monday, December 8, 2008

Movie Night - Rescheduled

Attention: The Holiday Movie will be "Horton Hears a Who!"
Thursday, December 11th
6:00 P.M.
We hope to see you there!!

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Christmas Tree-lighting @ the Library

8th Annual Village Christmas Tree-lighting
at the Library following the Winter Wonderland Parade
Saturday, December 6
Holiday carols sung by the Fox River Women's Choir, reading of an original Christmas poem,
Illumination of the 17-foot tree, contest winners will be announced,
visits with Santa and gift bags for kids.
Parade starts @ 5:30.

Monday, December 1, 2008

8th Annual Village Tree Lighting Contest

Grand prize winner will receive a prize and the honor of lighting the Village Christmas tree on December 6th at the library directly following
the Winter Wonderland Parade.

Contest Winners are:
Grand Prize - Emily Hintz
1st Place- Abbie Klemko
2nd Place - Kendall Trieglaff
3rd Place- Kyle Endle, Hannah Hinners, Teddy Pollock, Sara Van Nice and Erica Wright.