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Fall 2013

Brehm Library has story times for little ones on Thursday mornings during the fall beginning on Thursday, February 13. The "2's and 3's" starts at 9:30AM. The "Little Readers" (ages 4-5) will begin at 10:3oAM. Please call 242-6322 Ext. 4 to sign-up. More information? See the Children's Floor or call 242-6322.
Parent/Care Giver attendance required.

**All Programs Require Registration**
Call 242-6322 to register




Feb 3, 1:00-2:00 pm


Mary Todd Lincoln: Author and retired teacher, Betty Carlson Kay will portray Mrs. Elizabeth Todd Edwards sister of Abraham Lincoln's wife Mary on Monday, February 3, 1:00-2:00PM. Dressed in period clothing, Mrs. Edwards will tell of the life of Mary Todd Lincoln through a sister's eyes. Mrs. Kay has portrayed this character over 250 times. Join us as we go back in time and learn of this famous 16th President's wife.

3rd-6th Graders
Adults welcome!

Feb 28, 9:30-10:30 am

Read Across America--Celebrating Dr Seuss: Join Brehm's Cat in Hat as we celebrate the life and the stories of Dr. Seuss. Put on your candy-cane striped hat and your red bow tie and join us in the Children's Department for an hour of pure Seuss! Learn about the boy that grew to be Dr. Seuss and enjoy stories like the "Cat in the Hat", "Green Eggs and Ham", as well as some of his forgotten stories. Special bookmarks will be given!



K-8th Graders

Mar 15 1:30-2:30pm Richard Landry's Magic Workshop: Our Summer Reading friend, Mr Landry, will be conducting a Magic

Workshop for children. Each participant will go home with some good fun magic tricks that he/she can perform. Each participant will receive a "bag of tricks" to enhance their sleight of hand. Limited to 20 participants!

2nd-6th Graders


Location & Hours

101 S. 7th St.
Mt Vernon, IL 62864
Phone: 618-242-6322
    Fax: 618-242-0810

Mon-Thurs 9 am-8 pm
Fri 9 am-5 pm
Sat 10 am-4 pm 
Sun 1-5pm

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