Come learn about 19th century textile designer William Morris,whose art features lavish botanical illustrations. After the presentation, you’ll make your own colored pencil study based on a Morris design of your choice. All materials will be included. Space is limited and everyone must register to attend this hands-on program for adults and seniors.
Our Summer Reading Program at the Messenger Public Library has begun!!!
Be sure to stop in this week and pick up reading logs at our Youth Services desk and Adult Services desk!
There will also be a weekly trivia in Adult services so be sure to test your knowledge of your favorite library, Messenger Public!
Messenger Public Library Foundation Fund Receives $134,000 bequest from Tinker Estate (North Aurora, Illinois June 3, 2013)
The Messenger Public Library Foundation Fund Advisory Committee announced this past month that the Library Foundation Fund received a donation of $134,000 from the estate of the late Barbara Messenger Tinker, the daughter of the Library’s founder Emeline Messenger.
Read more about the bequest here
Ready for Messenger Library’s annual Summer Reading Program? We are anxiously awaiting June 10th and all the excitement of reading with our friends!
Many programs must be registered for, so check out our website to find out details!
June 10th – July 27th, 2013
Stay cool underground this Summer with
Dig Into Reading at Messenger Public Library!
There will be reading logs available
for babies, children, teens, and adults.
We will have exciting programs starting June 4th.
Follow these links to Dig Into some library fun!
Dig Into Reading Kickoff with Jim Gill!
Astronomy for Everyone! After hours at the library! Sunday at 7 p.m., June 9th
Sunday, June 9, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
Join Messenger Library in welcoming guest astrophysicist Kevin Manning. A former consultant with NASA, who has always been passionate about astronomy, and wants to share his excitement with you!
Join us indoors to learn about the size and scale of the universe, the stars, and other celestial wonders. Then, weather permitting, we’ll troop outside, where a powerful telescope will be set up for viewing the craters on the Moon, the rings of Saturn and other beautiful objects in the night sky. Registration begins May 9, everyone must attending must register. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Here are some of the many resources available at the Messenger Public Library of North Aurora!
Additionally, we have many database that are accessible from home such as: Gale Virtual Reference Library, OmniFile Full Text Select, Science Reference Center and Wilson Select Plus! All you need is your library card and PIN (your PIN is usually the last 4 digits of your telephone number). If you like accessing and learning online here are some other great websites to get you started-