Warner Library receives technology grant


CLINTON — The Vespasian Warner Public Library District,  in Clinton, recently received a grant from the Illinois Prairie Community Foundation (IPCF) for the purchase of a library laptop.

The portable workstation can be used in study rooms or at library tables as an aid in group work. Users will be able to join Zoom or other virtual meetings, participate in online job interviews, or attend webinars and online classes.

The laptop is free to use for those ages 16 and above. A library card or form of photo ID is required. Visit the library or call 217-935-5174 to learn more about this new service or to schedule an appointment. To learn more about IPCF, visit https://ilprairiecf.org/.

August Calendar

of Events

All library events are free and open to the public, but advance registration is required for events marked with an asterisk (*). Visit the library’s website at www.vwarner.org, Facebook page @VespasianWarner, or call 217-935-5174 to learn more.

• Draw an Animal for the Safari on the Children’s Floor (All Ages) All Month

• August Grab ‘n Go Kit: Summer Splash Sponges (All Ages) Begins Mon. 8/1

• Nature Photo Wall (All Ages) All Month

• *Meet the Reptiles: Snakes & Turtles (Children & Family, 5+) Thu. 8/4, 2 & 3:30 p.m.

• *Dungeons & Dragons: Book of Cylinders (Teen 12-18) Tue. 8/9, 1 p.m.

• Master Gardener Help Desk (Adult) Thu. 8/11 from 3-5 p.m.

• *Ameren Storm Preparedness, Utility Scams, & Energy Efficiency (Adult) Thu. 8/11, 5:30 p.m.

• *Late Summer and Fall Blooming Plants Garden Webinar (Adult) Tue. 8/16, 1:30pm

• *Book Club (Adult) Tue. 8/16, 6 p.m.

• *Mini Book Keychains (Teen 12-18) Thu. 8/18, 4pm

• *Look Out! Safari Binoculars (Children & Family) Mon. 8/22, 3:45 p.m.

The library is open Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Hours are subject to change. The library will be closed on Friday, August 19 for a staff development day.

For more information about the event above or any library services, visit www.vwarner.org or call (217) 935-5174.

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