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The Mayor's Community Coalition Against Heroin is providing information and discussion about the heroin epidemic in Peoria, Illinois.
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Caudill Club ...
Hoopla Graphic Novel Club ...
Monarch Club ...
Guess That Book - Lakeview Branch ...
National Novel Writing Month happens every November. Participate with Peoria Public Library as we offer a NaNoWriMo Challenge. Submit your entry by November 30 at 11:59pm to be included in the challenge. While traditionally the goal for NaNoWriMo is 50,000 words in a month, we are giving this challenge the 2020 treatment - we will accept a written work of any length. Please keep the content PG-13. All submissions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. The winning piece will be chosen to be printed by Peoria Public Library and added to our collection. ...
Crafts-to-Go - Main Library and North Branch ...
Books+ Box - McClure Branch ...
Introducing Pages of Peoria, a collaborative community journal project!
If you are missing community connection, or if you're in the mood to write, draw, or read, please add to a community journal! Check out a journal, read what others have added, and contribute your own thoughts and experiences. Choose from a variety of themes -- some are serious, some are silly. Find and share your favorite recent reads, add to ongoing community stories, draw and share your art!
Ask your favorite librarian about participating! ...
06:30PM to 07:30PM
YA for Adults Book Club ...
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