Holiday & Renovation Closings

The Broadview Public Library will be closed on Monday, September 3rd for the Labor Day holiday and on Tuesday, September 4th, & Wednesday, September 5th, for renovation work. We wish you all a happy and safe holiday.

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Limited Parking Because of Construction

Please note, there will be very limited parking in front of the library, and on the street near the library, because of the ongoing renovation. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.

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Katrina Arnold is the 2018 ILA Trustee of the Year Award Recipient

Katrina Arnold, trustee at the Broadview Public Library District, is the 2018 ILA Trustee of the Year Award Recipient. Presented by ILA’s Trustee Forum and sponsored by Peregrine, Stime, Newman, Ritzman & Bruckner, Ltd., this annual citation is awarded to a public library trustee for achievement, leadership, and service to libraries.

The Trustee of the Year Award will be presented at the Awards Luncheon to be held on Tuesday, October 9, during the 2018 Illinois Library Association Annual Conference in Peoria. The luncheon starts at 12:00 noon. The award recipient will be also recognized during the Trustee Day luncheon on Thursday, October 11.

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Dave DiNaso’s Traveling World of Reptiles — July 16th

The Traveling World of Reptiles is an up-close, live, and extremely interactive or “hands on” experience about reptiles and amphibians from around the world.

Please note that because of the Library’s renovation this program will be held at Schroeder Park (located at 2600 South 13th Avenue) on Monday, July 16th, from 2 pm to 3 pm.

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Upcoming Library Closings in July

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Stem Fun & Games for Kids — Monday, June 11th

Monday, June 11th, at 2 pm to 3 pm

Join us for some educational fun as we spend a day in the life of a structural engineer. We’ll draw our own blue prints and bring ideas to fruition using spaghetti, graphing paper, and masking tape Are you up to this NOODLE TOOLS MYSTERY CHALLENGE?

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Creative Coloring — Monday, June 11th

Can you remember the sense of peace and enjoyment you felt while coloring as a child? Use colored pencils or gel pens to create a meditative state. Repetitive motions such as coloring (or running, walking, dancing) can help strengthen your focus and easily shift your attention back to a relaxed state. Stressful thoughts and future worries can be simply pushed aside as you take time to enjoy the present. So join us on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. to relax, rejuvenate, and create! Supplies will be provided.

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First-time Homebuyer Seminar — Saturday, June 9th

Realtor Latonya Tolliver will present a Homebuyers Workshop. She will answer questions about the homebuying process, down payments, loans, credit, etc. If you own a home or want to buy a home this free homebuyers workshop can help answer your questions.

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Get Fit with Technology! — Thursday, June 7th

Can’t afford an expensive gym membership? There are many other ways to get fit without spending a fortune. Learn about myfitnesspal.com and how you can use this free app to count calories, keep an exercise journal, and finally meet your fitness goals!

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Healthy Hair with Mz Keva on Wednesday, June 6th

Mz. Keva of Hair Therapy Salon is back! If you enjoyed “Let’s Talk Hair w/Mz. Keva”, then do not miss this afternoon of fun and socializing as Mz.Keva discusses African American skin care and makeup. Mz. Keva will discuss skin care routines and products to help get your skin healthy. She will talk about finding the right makeup for your skin type and do a demonstration of basic makeup application. Attendees will be entered to win a raffle prize at the end of the program.

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