Library Events

The library's event schedule and all registration information is listed below. For questions about workshops and events, contact the library at or call 309.341.5257. If you are a current student, check with your instructor to see if extra credit is available for attending.

Summer 2022 Events

Kids on Campus: Camp Lumberjanes
Tuesday, June 21-Thursday, June 23, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.  
Registration Deadline: June 14th
Age requirements: Entering grades 3-8

Camp out with us in the library! In this class, students will read and discuss the graphic novel, Lumberjanes. We will take breaks from reading to go on a scavenger hunt to find and take down the monsters in our camp. Students will also make their own camp sashes in the Makerspace and earn sash badges through camp activities. Students will be able to take their sashes and badges home at the end of the camp!

Contact to register by June 14th! Registration costs $65 and includes all 3 camp days and supplies.

All guests ages 12 and older will be required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR/Rapid test result taken within 4 days of the event start date. For more information, contact, call 309.345.3501, or visit the Workforce Development and Community Education's Leisure Courses & Youth Programs page.  


Summer Reading BINGO Challenge
June 13th - August 5th

Join us for a BINGO Reading Challenge this summer!

How does this work? 

  • Grab a board from either campus library or download it here to print at home. Click this link to download our BINGO board packet.
  • When you read a book from one of the card categories, mark the space.
  • Once you have a full row marked off, bring your board to either campus library or send a picture to to claim a prize!
  • Everyone who submits a BINGO will be entered in a grand prize drawing for a $25 Casey's gift card.
There are no limits on how many BINGOs participants submit. One board per participant. The winner will be announced Monday, August 8th.

Sandburg Makerspace Events

Check back later for more Makerspace events or keep up with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram @sandburglibrary. For individual or group Makerspace reservations or to request one-on-one assistance, schedule an appointment here