What’s Happening @ Odell

March Programming

Spring 2020 Early Dismissal Movies – click to view schedule
  • We’ve ramped up our cleaning efforts at Odell during cold and flu season and are running low on supplies. Now through the end of March, bring in any donation of hand sanitizer or sanitizing wipes (Clorox, Lysol, etc.) and we will waive your Odell library fines. Thanks for helping keep our patrons and staff well!
  • “The Upside” starring Kevin Hart, Bryan Cranston, Nicole Kidman / 2017 / PG-13 / Run time 2hrs 6 min
  • Tuesday, March 10th
  • 2:00 PM in the Odell Program Room

Africa Travelogue: Nairobi, Kenya, & the Maasai Mara Game Reserve

  • Tuesday, March 31, 2020
  • 6:30 – 7:30 PM in the Odell Program Room
  • Free & open to the public; reservations appreciated (Call  815-772-7323)

Spring Coloring Contest with Morrison Garden Club

  • Pick up the coloring sheet at Odell starting March 9th
  • Entries due by Wednesday, April 1, 2020
  • Open to children ages 3-10
  • Winners will receive a garden related prize

Early Dismissal Movie Matinee

  • Detective Pikachu
  • Wednesday, March 11th @ 2:00 pm in the program room

Tax Forms

  • Odell currently has a limited supply of:
    • Illinois form 1040
    • Federal forms 1040 and 1040 SR

Fun Family Concert with Mr.Taylor Sings!

  • Sunday, March 8th @ 2:00 pm
  • Odell Public Library
  • FREE Community Concert – thank you to our sponsor: Mahaffey & Lee Law Office
  • Check out www.mrtaylorsings.com to hear some of Mr.Taylor’s favorites


Wits Fitness Class with Karla Belzer (presented through the U of I Extension)
  • Participants will exercise their brains through interactive activities
  • Monday, March 9th / 10-11:30 am
  • Meets monthly in 2020
Wee Naturalist Program (presented through the U of I Extension)
  • March’s theme is the “Big Bird, Little Bird, What Do You See?”
  • Children (and their caregivers) ages 4-7 are invited to explore and learn about nature through stories and hands-on activities.
  • Meets on the 4th Saturday of the month, running January through May
  • Call Odell at 815-772-7323 to register. Limited spots available.
  • Wednesdays from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm beginning February 5th thru April 15th
  • Morrison Community Room adjacent to Odell Public Library
  • BY APPOINTMENT ONLY (this is a change from previous years)
  • To schedule, call 815-631-4570

SAVE THE DATE: Early Dismissal Movie April 1st

  • Wonder Park
  • Wednesday, April 1st (no joke!) @ 2:00 PM / Odell Program Room

Ongoing Programs & Opportunities

  • Storytime
    • Every Thursday evening
    • 7:00 – 7:30 PM
    • Enjoy a story and short craft with your young one!

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