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Monday May 21, 2018

The Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library in Spring Valley will have a free “Introduction to Smartphones” class to provide phone users the tools and hands on training about their smart phones. J C Heerdt from IV Cellular will provide instructions to all participants no matter the brand or model of phone on May 21, 2018 at 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Participants will learn the basic set-up of their phone, use of phone's digital camera, sending and receiving emails, text and picture messaging, sharing pictures, downloading apps from the app store, smartphone security, and introduction to the cloud.

Tuesday May 22, 2018

Illinois Extension presenter Susan Glassman will be at the Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library on Tuesday, May 22nd at 5:30-6:30 pm to present "Calorie Salary". How do you spend your calary salary? An extra 100 calaries a day can end up a 10 pound weight gain in one year. Learn how to stay in your calorie budget and enjoy tasty and delicious foods! Please call University of Illinois Extension to register at (815) 224-0889 or online at by May 18, 2018.

Wednesday May 23, 2018

This is a free program for k-1st grade put on by the Girl Scouts of Central Illinois. You do not need to be involved in a Girl Scout troop to participate in the program. Also, during the program boys and girls will discuss about the story of "Zink the Zebra" and complete an activity. For more information, call/text (815) 780-7139 or email

Thursday May 24, 2018

The Illinois Extension will be at the library to present the program "Welcome to the Real World" for students in 8th grade and up. This program is designed to help junior high and senior high youth learn more about life on their own after high school.

Friday May 25, 2018
Monday May 28, 2018

The library will be closed for Memorial Day, 2018.

Tuesday May 29, 2018
Friday June 01, 2018

Starting June 1, 2018, pick up an Adult Summer Reading BINGO Card )one card per person) at the Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library. Choose a category from the BINGO card and find a book that fits that category and Read. Once you complete the book, write the title and author in the square on the BINGO card. Only one book title may be used on the BINGO card for a square. You may complete one BINGO, 5 in a row, column or diagonal Or go foa a blackout by filling every square on the card.

Saturday June 02, 2018
Monday June 04, 2018
Tuesday June 05, 2018
Friday June 08, 2018
Monday June 11, 2018

2018 Children's Summer Reading Program kicks off today for children in grades 1st - 3rd between 1:30-2:30 pm. Join Jeri for crafts, reading, games, and prizes.

Tuesday June 12, 2018

2018 Children's Summer Reading Program kicks off today for children in grades Pre-K to K between 5:30-6:00 pm. Join Jeri for crafts, reading, games, and prizes.

Wednesday June 13, 2018

2018 Children's Summer Reading Program kicks off for grades 4th-6th during 1:30-2:30 pm. Join Jeri for special programs, crafts, reading, and prizes.

Thursday June 14, 2018

Young Adult Summer Reading Program kicks off today for 7th-12th grades between 5:00-6:00 pm. Join Jeri for activities, reading, prizes, and maybe some food.

Friday June 15, 2018
Saturday June 16, 2018

Come in to the library to make a Father's Day Card between 10:00 am - 1:00 pm. All supplies will be provided by the library.

Monday June 18, 2018
Tuesday June 19, 2018

This program has been cancelled due to the lack of numbers needed for the class to be held. The University of Illinois Extension will continue the Tasty Tuesday Series at the Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library which is a free program to participants. Each class will be from 5:30 – 6:30 pm and presented by Extension Educator Susan Glassman. Samples of a prepared recipe will be served to all participants. On June 19, 2018 “[i]The Sweet Life”[/i] will be about the safety of artificial sweeteners and how to use them in cooking and baking to decrease sugar in your diet.

Wednesday June 20, 2018

In this informal presentation, Luke Tomsha, Perfectly Flawed Foundation founder, will talk about his journey away from a lifestyle of substance abuse, to a life that has purpose, celebrates small wins and creates positive change. He will also discuss his foundation, its mission, and the future. Luke will gladly answer questions from the audience after the presentation.

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