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The History of the Beach Boys

Crete Public Library District at Large Room

If summer had a sound it would be the Beach Boys…surf, sun, and California dreaming. This presentation will focus on The Beach Boys' “sunniest” years from 1962-1967.  With the use of performance and interview clips, Gary Wenstrup will trace the arc of the Beach Boys’ early career from “Surfin’ U.S.A.”, “Fun, Fun, Fun” and “California […]

Anime Club

Crete Public Library District at Large Room

Do you love anime? Join us on the second Thursday of each month for anime screenings. Anime titles are listed below. We will watch the first three episodes of the first season. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. 2023 Spring Meeting Dates and Titles: March 9: One Piece; April 13: Wolf Children; May 11: Naruto

Trivia Night at Evil Horse

Crete Public Library District

The 1990s is this month's trivia theme. Compete on your own or bring a group of friends with you. Prizes will be awarded. Seating is first come, first served.

My Writing Journey: Questions and Answers Along the Way

Crete Public Library District at Audrey DeMuth Community Room

Join author Alice Frakes as she discusses her personal experiences with writing. Focus questions will include, but are not limited to, character, plot, and dialogue development, how to conduct meaningful research, handling criticisms, deciding on book covers, and much more. A limited supply of her Bloodties Saga novels: Bloodties, Bloodlines, and BloodCross, will be available […]

Young Adult (for Adults) Book Club

Crete Public Library District at Audrey DeMuth Community Room

YA book lovers, join us on May 16, 2023, for our May 2023 meeting at 6 pm. We will discuss the book Run: Book One by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin.  If you have any questions, please email Cassandra at coconnell@cretelibrary.org. You may also visit the group’s Young Adult (for Adults) Book Club Facebook page.

Teen Video Game Tournament

Crete Public Library District at Large Room

Join us on the third Wednesday of each month from 2:45-4 pm for Teen Video Game Tournament! One game will be chosen to play for each tournament, and players will be able to experience fun yet competitive play. Registration is required. This is for ages 13-18. 2023 Spring Meeting Dates: March 15, April 19, and […]

Knot Just for Knitters

Crete Public Library District at Large Room

Knot Just for Knitters is the library's regular group of needleworking patrons who get together to share camaraderie while working on knitting, crocheting, or any other type of needlework project. Everyone is welcome. The group meets on the first Thursday of the month from 1-2 pm and on the third Thursday from 6-7:30 pm at […]

Teen Craft Connection–In-Person

Crete Public Library District at Teen Area

Teen Craft Connection has an in-person session and take-and-make options. Crafts occur in an odd number of months. Third Friday of Month: In-Person: 3:30-4:30pmFourth Monday-Fourth Friday of Month: Take & MakeConnect with local teens while making a one-of-a-kind craft. See crafts and dates below for details. In Person: March 17; Take & Make: March 27-31: […]

Manga Club for Teens

Crete Public Library District at Audrey DeMuth Community Room

Do you love manga? Join us on the last Thursday of each month to discuss the manga listed below, or bring your manga to discuss. The pre-selected manga will be available to checkout at the Patron Services Desk one month before the meeting date. 2023 Spring Meeting Dates: March 30: Naruto: Vol. 1; April 27: […]

Film Club

Crete Public Library District at Large Room

Enjoy watching The Man Who Wasn't There on the Library's big screen with refreshments and a short discussion following the movie. Please note films often have an "R" rating.  For the latest information, visit the Film Club's blog, Through a Lens Darkly.

Roaming Readers Walking Group

Crete Public Library District at Off Site

Join us at Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve — 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401—as we walk and talk about books. There is no assigned reading for this group. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring your water bottle. Participants of this program will be asked to sign a waiver of liability. The waiver will be available […]

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Crete Public Library District

The Library will be closed for Memorial Day.

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