Sherman Public Library District

Upcoming events

  • 2017-06-26 09:30 - 2017-06-26 11:00
    No additional details for this event.
  • 2017-06-26 10:30 - 2017-06-26 11:00

    We sing songs, listen to stories, and play during this interactive story-time. Great for ages 0-3! Story-time runs from 10:30-to 11:00.

  • 2017-06-26 11:00 - 2017-06-26 12:00

    Monday June 26 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Mitch Hudson, an American Republic Insurance Services representative, will be on hand to discuss the ins and outs of Medicare coverage. This program is free and open to the public. Bring your questions!

  • 2017-06-27 10:00 - 2017-06-27 11:15
    No additional details for this event.
  • 2017-06-29 13:00 - 2017-06-29 14:00

    “Fire and Ice” presented by Mad Science
    Thursday June 29th 1:00-2:00 p.m. at Sherman United Methodist Church
    Free and open to the public!

    The Mad Science Fire and Ice show is designed to make science fun and exciting with spectacular science demonstrations and amazing experiments! This highly interactive STEM aligned program helps kids discover the states of matter and much more!

  • 2017-07-03 09:30 - 2017-07-03 11:00

    Camp Sonshine visit to the Library.

  • 2017-07-03 10:30 - 2017-07-03 11:00

    We sing songs, listen to stories, and play during this interactive story-time. Great for ages 0-3! Story-time runs from 10:30-to 11:00

  • 2017-07-03 10:30 - 2017-07-03 11:00

    We sing songs, listen to stories, and play during this interactive story-time. Great for ages 0-3! Story-time runs from 10:30-to 11:00.

  • 2017-07-04 All day

    The Library will be closed in observance of Independence Day.

  • 2017-07-06 01:00 - 2017-07-06 01:00

    Thursday July 6th 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. at Sherman United Methodist Church
    Free and open to the public!
    Mark Hanson, a two-time Guinness World Record holder for speed juggling, and his national unicycle champion daughter, Christa, and the rest of the Hanson family, are bringing their talents to Sherman. Bring your kids to watch the Hanson family, seven in all, perform amazing juggling and unicycle tricks.

  • 2017-07-06 18:30 - 2017-07-06 19:30

    Local author Keith M. Pigg will be at the Sherman Public Library on July 6th from 6:30-7:30 P.M. to discuss his book "Canine Search and Rescue: Follow a Bloodhound's Training and Actual Casework." Mr. Pigg is professionally trained, holding an American Bloodhound Club certification and AKC registration. He has eight years experience as a volunteer canine search and rescue officer. The presentation will include details of casework, training, and equipment used during a search. Common misconceptions related to a canine's ability to search will be explained. Books will be available for purchase.

  • 2017-07-07 09:30 - 2017-07-07 10:30
    No additional details for this event.
  • 2017-07-10 09:30 - 2017-07-10 11:00

    Camp Sonshine visit to the Library.

  • 2017-07-10 10:30 - 2017-07-10 11:00

    We sing songs, listen to stories, and play during this interactive story-time. Great for ages 0-3! Story-time runs from 10:30 to 11:00.

  • 2017-07-10 10:30 - 2017-07-10 11:00

    We sing songs, listen to stories, and play during this interactive story-time. Great for ages 0-3! Story-time runs from 10:30-to 11:00.

  • 2017-07-11 10:30 - 2017-07-11 11:15
    No additional details for this event.
  • 2017-07-12 14:00 - 2017-07-12 15:00

    Ages 10-18 are welcome to come to this free library program to learn the art of Zen Tangle on July 12th 2-3 PM.

  • 2017-07-12 18:00 - 2017-07-12 20:00
    No additional details for this event.
  • 2017-07-13 13:00 - 2017-07-13 14:00

    Thursday July 13th 1:00-2:00 p.m. at Sherman United Methodist Church
    Free and open to the public!

    A Silly Safaris LIVE Animal show is the perfect blend of fact and fun for all ages! The Silly Safaris mission is to create positive human animal interactions that inspire responsible pet ownership and wild animal conservation. Silly Safaris, Inc. provides over 3,000 conservation inspiring live animal shows every year throughout the United States of America. The show will use a variety of reptiles, mammals, birds and bugs for an experience everyone will remember.

  • 2017-07-14 09:30 - 2017-07-14 10:30
    No additional details for this event.
  • 2017-07-15 12:30 - 2017-07-15 13:00

    “Build a Solar Eclipse Viewer” Saturday 7/15 12:30-1:30 PM @ the Library. Ages 7-12 can make a solar eclipse viewer out of a cardboard tube and foil. Learn all about the August 21st celestial event at this special program! *Must Register

  • 2017-07-17 09:30 - 2017-07-17 11:00

    Camp Sonshine visit to the Library.

  • 2017-07-17 10:30 - 2017-07-17 11:00

    We sing songs, listen to stories, and play during this interactive story-time. Great for ages 0-3! Story-time runs from 10:30-to 11:00.

  • 2017-07-18 10:30 - 2017-07-18 11:15
    No additional details for this event.
  • 2017-07-19 18:00 - 2017-07-19 19:00

    Wednesday July 19th 6:00-7:00 p.m. at Sherman Public Library District
    Free and open to the public!

    Join us for a fun, inspiring, and educational evening performance at the Sherman Public Library. Bubble Wonders is full of amazing bubble tricks including the bubble caterpillar, bubble volcano, the dancing bubble, bubbles inside of bubbles, Kid inside a Bubble and more!
    Geoff Akins-Hannah has been entertaining, educating, and empowering children and adults alike worldwide for over 30 years with his gentle spirit, sense of humor and gift of rapport. Inspired by his life-altering experiences as a teacher in Waldorf and Special Education he created The Bubble Wonders Show to convey the message that “Anything is Possible!”

  • 2017-07-20 13:00 - 2017-07-20 14:00

    Thursday July 20th 1p.m. at Sherman United Methodist Church
    Free and open to the public!
    Steve and his computer-animated friend, TV, will take your children on a fun-filled adventure through the strangest and most wonderful place on earth – your own body! See incredible Optical Illusions! Rock Out at Smellapalooza! Feel what hides in the Boxes of Mystery! Dance to the "Boney Pokey" and the "Brain Freeze"! Compete for the "Most Wonderful Organ in You" Pageant! Every child can sing, dance, clap, yell and join in the hilarious fun while learning about their bones and organs and how to grow strong and smart.

  • 2017-07-21 09:30 - 2017-07-21 10:30
    No additional details for this event.
  • 2017-07-24 09:30 - 2017-07-24 11:00

    Camp Sonshine visit to the Library.

  • 2017-07-24 10:30 - 2017-07-24 11:00

    We sing songs, listen to stories, and play during this interactive story-time. Great for ages 0-3! Story-time runs from 10:30-to 11:00.

  • 2017-07-24 11:00 - 2017-07-24 12:00

    Monday July 24 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Mitch Hudson, an American Republic Insurance Services representative, will be on hand to discuss the ins and outs of Medicare coverage. This program is free and open to the public. Bring your questions!

  • 2017-07-24 11:00 - 2017-07-24 12:00

    Monday July 24 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Mitch Hudson, an American Republic Insurance Services representative, will be on hand to discuss the ins and outs of Medicare coverage. This program is free and open to the public. Bring your questions!

  • 2017-07-25 10:30 - 2017-07-25 11:15
    No additional details for this event.
  • 2017-07-26 14:00 - 2017-07-26 15:30

    Human Body Detectives: 4-H Escape Challenge!

    Solve the mysteries of fitness, healthy choices, and the human body! Youth will learn about Healthy Living through fun, hands-on
    activities in this all new program.

    Coming to the Sherman Public Library District on Wednesday July 26th from 2-3:30 p.m.

    Open to all youth ages 8-18 but limited to 20 participants.

    Please register by calling 217-496-2496, stopping in the library, http://web.extension.illinois.edu/lms/sangamon4h/ or emailing shermanlibrary@casscomm.com. Only one youth per registration.

  • 2017-07-27 13:00 - 2017-07-27 14:00

    Thursday July 27th 1:00-2:00 p.m. at Sherman United Methodist Church
    Free and open to the public!

    Come see Guinness World Record Holder David Fisher, aka The Rope Warrior, do incredible jump rope tricks, stunts, and record-breaking jumps in this awe-inspiring show. This is one event you won’t want to miss! David hold the record for most revolutions turned with a jump rope while pushing off and landing only on the backside in one minute. David holds the record for 56 "rump jumps" in one minute. This event is for the whole family!

  • 2017-07-28 09:30 - 2017-07-28 10:30
    No additional details for this event.
  • 2017-07-29 13:00 - 2017-07-29 14:00

    Ages 10-18 are encouraged to come to the Library on Saturday July 29th to find out what happens when you drip paint into water, and then add paper. Learn all about Suminagashi, a traditional form of paper marbling from Japan. Please wear old clothes.

  • 2017-07-31 09:30 - 2017-07-31 11:00

    Camp Sonshine visit to the Library.

  • 2017-07-31 10:30 - 2017-07-31 11:00

    We sing songs, listen to stories, and play during this interactive story-time. Great for ages 0-3! Story-time runs from 10:30-to 11:00.

  • 2017-08-03 13:00 - 2017-08-03 14:00

    Thursday August 3rd 1:00-2:00 p.m. at Sherman United Methodist Church
    Free and open to the public!

    READiculous is the story-acting duo of Susan Bishop and Alissa Henkel, both librarians at Decatur Public Library in Decatur, Illinois. They take their performances on the road performing locally and around the state for schools, libraries, and other organizations. Their energetic and dynamic program brings children's books to life!