The Library and its outside book drop will close early at 5 p.m. on November 27 and will be closed November 28-29.

Adults are invited to enjoy a free movie on November 15 at 2 p.m. A young man with down syndrome teams up with a scruffy outlaw to travel across the Southeast, encountering colorful characters along the way. 97 minutes; Rated PG-13.

The local chapter of AAUW hosts GEMS (Girls Excelling in Math and Science) for girls in grades 4-7. Char Gott, a longtime member of the Society of American Magicians presents Poof, It's Magic on November 19 at 4-5:30 p.m. Participants will learn magical history and ethics and discover the fun of the art of magic. Registration required.

Want to brighten someone's day? Learn to make eCards using a computer at eCards Express on November 20 at 8 a.m. Attendees will use the Library's public computers; registration required.

For more Library programs and registration information, visit or call (309) 263-2200.