Everyone Has a Story to Tell

Have you considered writing your story for others to read, but are unsure where to start? Do you have a story written, but are nervous about how to publish? At 6:30 p.m. on Monday, October 21 at the Eureka Public Library, 202 S. Main, area author Linda Lowery will be sharing her experiences in a free program for anyone interested in writing. Lowery writes and self-publishes her own cozy mystery series, “Murder in the Library”. Lowery’s books will be available for sale and signing following the program ($10 each). Call the library at 309-467-2922 for more information and to register.

Create a Shady Garden Respite

Gretchen Strauch of the Woodford County Master Gardeners will be presenting a free educational program on shade gardens at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 22 at the Eureka Public Library. Learn how to create a shady garden that includes a variety of plant options beyond the usual hostas and ferns. To register, call the library. This program is presented by the Woodford County University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener Program. If you need reasonable accommodation to participate, contact the U of I Extension office at 309-467-3789.

Book Chat

Love to read? Stop by the Eureka Public Library at 10 a.m. on Thursday, October 24 to share your love of reading. Library staff will share what’s new on the shelves and what’s being published the next month. Participants will suggest new book selections based on a review of the latest LibraryReads list. LibraryReads is a monthly listing of the top 10 new books librarians across the country are excited about and loved reading. Join this informal, fun group of book lovers and help select new releases for Eureka Public Library’s shelves. No registration required.