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Library Workshops 

Library Workshops Spring 2019


Makerspace Open House

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National Library Week Book Sale
April 9-13, 2018
FREE Prizes and Treats all week!

Hardback books 50¢
Paperback books 25¢
Miscellaneous 25¢
*Half priced April 16-19

Open to the public.

During open library hours: Mon-Thu 7:45AM-6:00PM, Fri 7:45AM-4:45PM

 National Library Week Book Sale


NEA Big Read Book Discussion

Before the event, stop by the Sandburg Library to pick up a FREE copy of the book "The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears" (while they last). The Galesburg Public Library will hand out free copies starting April 7.

Join us in the Sandburg Library Wednesday, April 18, 12:20-1:00 p.m. for a book discussion of "The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears". The discussion will be led by Coordinator of Diversity, Anthony Law. Learn more about the novel,

Bring your own lunch and we'll provide a snack!

Open to the Public.

Big Read Book Discussion

From Inspiration to Creation: Author Panel

Thursday, April 26, 12:20-1:00 p.m. - Carl Sandburg College Student Center

Learn how local authors use inspiration to create a published work! Have you ever wondered where an author finds inspiration? Or how they decide if it’s an idea even worth writing about? Find the answers to these questions and more from a panel of local authors including Jim Jacobs, Susan Sharp, and Susan Van Kirk. 
Grab some snacks while you soak up some knowledge! Refreshments provided!

For more information: Sandburg Library 341-5257,

Author Panel event