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Three Rivers Public Library District
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Locations:

Main Library - Channahon
25207 W Channon Drive
PO Box 300
Channahon, IL 60410
Phone: 815-467-6200
Fax: 815-467-4012

Minooka Branch
109 N Wabena Avenue
PO Box 370
Minooka, IL 60447
Phone: 815-467-1600
Fax: 815-467-1632

What's Happening @ The Library...

Groovin' in the Grass: 40th Anniversary Concert

  • Bring a blanket and your boogie boots for a live concert on the lawn at the Channahon Library to celebrate 40 years of Three Rivers Public Library District. Enjoy classic tunes from The Monocle Project as they jam the best beats from the 70’s. Dig out your crocheted sweater vests, your biggest bell bottoms, and feather your hair to see if you can win Best Dressed Blast from the Past. Light refreshments will be served. This all ages, free event requires no registration. Be there or be square!

    When you attend one of our 70's-themed anniversary events, post to social media using the hashtag #trpld40 and you could win a prize! A winner will be picked at random from all the tagged posts we see.

     Saturday, September 10th

    6:30-9pm, Channahon Library



Bell-bottoms, Disco, and Nixon: The 1970's

  • Historian, Jim Gibbons, will present life in the 1970's. Change is what the 1970's offered with styles such as bell-bottom trousers, Disco dancing, mood rings and "Happy Days." Gibbons will also look into the Presidential changes in the oval office from Nixon to Ford and Carter, and delve into Watergate and the Vietnam War. Registration Required.

    *When you attend one of our 70's-themed anniversary events, post to social media using the hashtag #trpld40 and you could win a prize! A winner will be picked at random from all the tagged posts we see.

    Wednesday, August 24

    5:30pm, Minooka Branch


Classic 70s Craft: Macrame Owl

  • Can you knot? Travel back to the 70's with us during this two night event as you try your hand at this classic craft! We will make a mini macrame owl, using basic knots. This is a two night crafting event as even experienced knotters need to to take a break. If you would like to attend, please register for the event on Wednesday, September 7 and plan on attending both days from 6-7:30pm.

    Wednesday & Thursday, September 7 & 8

    6-7:30pm, Minooka Branch

    *When you attend one of our 70's-themed anniversary events, post to social media using the hashtag #trpld40 and you could win a prize! A winner will be picked at random from all the tagged posts we see.


How to Wear a Scarf

  • Every outfit can be enhanced and every wardrobe can be enlarged by the proper use of accessories. This workshop will demonstrate the various types and ways to wear scarves with different outfits. There will be actual scarf tying instruction and handouts. Please bring a square and oblong scarf to the program. Registration Required.

     Wednesday, September 21

    6-7pm, Minooka Branch


Fall Book Buzz

  • Attention Book Lovers! Want to learn about future bestsellers BEFORE they become bestsellers? How about a chance to read books BEFORE they are published? Our library is hosting a Random House rep who will buzz about forthcoming books and give readers the inside scoop on Fall 2016 titles. Advanced Readers Samplers, book catalogs, and Keep Calm and Read On tote bags will be available for attendees. Registration is required.

    Saturday, September 24

    1-2pm, Minooka Branch



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