Herbology 101: Fun with Herbs

Crete Public Library District at Large Room

Come learn about herbs including growing and caring for herbs as well as how to use your herbal harvest. This class is designed for those who are curious about herbs but do not know where to start and those wanting to include herbs in their garden for the first time.  Image URL: https://s3.amazonaws.com/static.evanced.info/Customer/cretelibrary/HERBOLOGY_101_JPG_E1219F70.JPG

Grow a Cook’s Garden

Crete Public Library District at Large Room

If you have a spot in your garden, balcony, or deck that receives more than six hours of direct sunlight, you can grow tomatoes, onions, peppers, squash, garlic, and leafy greens. Learn plant selection, soil preparation, potting methods, pest protection, extending crops into fall, and food preparation. Image URL: https://s3.amazonaws.com/static.evanced.info/Customer/cretelibrary/GROW_A_COOK’S_GARDEN_JPG_50F9BA0C.JPG

The History of Stevie Wonder

Crete Public Library District at Large Room

Stevie Wonder has a long list of huge hits: In the 1960s…”Fingertips,” “Uptight (Everything’s Alright),” “I Was Made To Love Her”, “My Cherie Amour.”  In the 1970s…” Signed, Sealed, Delivered,” “Superstition,” “You Are The Sunshine of My Life, “Sir Duke.”  In the 1980s…”Master Blaster(Jammin’),” “Ebony and Ivory,” ”I Just Called To Say I Love You.” […]

AARP Smart Driver Course

Crete Public Library District at Large Room

Take the AARP Smart Driver™ classroom course and you could save money on your auto insurance!Refresh your driving skills and knowledge of the rules of the road.Learn techniques for handling left turns, right-of-way, and roundabouts.Discover proven driving methods to help keep you and your loved ones safe on the road.Cynthia Soltes, AARP Instructor, will lead […]

Film Club

Crete Public Library District at Large Room

The Crete Public Library Film Club will now be meeting the fourth Thursday of the month. Enjoy a unique cinematic event on the library's big screen with refreshments and a short discussion following the movie. Frequently features independent or foreign films. Call for upcoming titles or visit the film club's blog, Through a Lens Darkly, […]

AARP Smart Driver Course

Crete Public Library District at Large Room

Second session of the AARP Smart Driver course which began on Thursday, April 25.

Coding with Dash (3rd-5th Grade)

Crete Public Library District at Large Room

Join us once a month to learn the basics of coding and computer programming with Ms. Chambers. Each hour-long session will focus on a specific challenge to help students get an introduction to using block based programming and code with a focus on robotics.Please, call and cancel if you are unable to attend. Failure to cancel for […]

Book Appétit: Cookbook Book Club

Crete Public Library District at Large Room

Join us for Book Appétit as we enjoy a potluck array of food from one cookbook per month. Each member picks a recipe from the current months cookbook and brings their dish to share with other members. Copies of the book will be available in advance at the Patron Services Desk. Registration preferred. 2024 Spring […]

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 1-2pm and on the third Thursday of the month from 6-7:30pm […]

Muffins with a Mystery Reader

Crete Public Library District at Large Room

Join us for this Saturday morning storytime for children of all ages & their parent/grown up. We’ll have muffins, a Mystery Reader from the community, & a whole bunch of fun!This program will be held outdoors (weather pending) in our new outdoor Pavillion. Image URL: https://s3.amazonaws.com/static.evanced.info/Customer/cretelibrary/11_E5373164.PNG

At Home Composting Methods

Crete Public Library District at Large Room

Make your own gold! Black gold, that is! Become a garden alchemist by learning tips and tricks to turn food scraps and plant debris into nature's fertilizer - compost! Thinking about adding a compost bin? Get introduced to the many different styles available. Whether you have a huge yard, no yard, or something in between, […]

Hollywood Goes to Space

Crete Public Library District at Large Room

As the public became fascinated with the Space Race and the idea of space travel in the 1950s, classic Hollywood worked to bring space to the screen through many science fiction features. Join film historian Dr. Annette Bochenek for a presentation about various classic films that depict space and its residents, including a discussion of […]

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