Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Music in the Square Concert series in June 2022

The Lillie M. Evans Library District will be hosting our free concert series on the first 3 Fridays in June 2022. We are excited to be celebrating our fifth anniversary providing these family-friendly concerts in Princeville’s Stevens Square. The Princeville to Peoria St. Jude Run will provide a water and soda concession (sponsored by the Princeville State Bank) and local food vendors will provide food options in or near the Square before and during the concerts. Food will be available starting at 6pm and the concerts will start at 7pm. Please bring your own lawn chairs for your seating comfort or feel free to stay in your vehicle.

Mike & Lisa Templeton will be leading off the concert series on June 3rd. Mike & Lisa are an acoustic duet from Lostant. They play folk, traditional bluegrass, and old time music. Mike plays a clawhammer (frailing) style banjo and Lisa plays fiddle, bass guitar, ukulele and spoons. Their repertoire entails a wide variety of songs and they love to share their toe tappin' music!

On June 10th, we will be hosting Central Illinois’ River Valley Big Band. Started in 2015 by Susie Dunnan and Ken Hess, they’re focused on bringing the best music has to offer with a live, 18 member band. Enjoy the concert as you listen to the sound of your big band favorites being played.

For our final concert, we are pleased to welcome back the Aristocrats on June 17th. The Aristocrats are an eight piece band playing all of the "Big Band" favorites of yesterday and today. They have a repertoire of arrangements made famous by the big bands of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s which is supplemented with contemporary jazz and popular tunes.

Steven’s Square is located on the corner of West Evans Street and IL-91 in Princeville. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to the Lillie M. Evans Library at 207 N. Walnut in Princeville. More information about this and other library programs can be found on the Lillie M. Evans Library website at lmelibrary.org.

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

📚 June 2022 LME Library News & Events

June News & Events - Click takes you to camping themed materials and ebooks.

June 2022

Click the graphic to register now for An Evening with Chef Kwame Onwuachi on Wed, June 22nd @ 7PM CST
Click the graphic to register now for An Evening with Michelle Zauner on Thu, June 30th @ 7PM CST

Time to hit the trail…

Databases & Digital Resources

Check out our new E-Library section on our website. Easily browse lots of databases available to LME Library patrons. These resources include eBooks and audiobooks, popular digital magazines, handy auto repair information, readers advisory sites, full access to the Peoria Journal Star online (never miss the paper or an article again), and more!

Do more with your library card! We have database collections of Census records, educational materials, and digital items just for entertainment purposes. You just need an LME Library card in good standing (no lost materials or fines over $5). If you have and questions about accessing these digital materials please contact staff at LME Library for assistance.

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Monday, May 2, 2022

Introducing hoopla at LME Library


The popular on-demand film streaming service hoopla digital is now available for free through the Lillie M Evans Library website! LME Library card holders can access over 1,000,000 titles (audiobooks, eBooks, comics, movies and TV). Content can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the hoopla digital app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.

LME Library cardholders can checkout up to 7 items per month with this new service. You'll need your library barcode number, your PIN and an email address. Just go to https://www.hoopladigital.com/ to start today!

hoopla digital has pioneered a unique model that allows patrons to borrow content immediately, removing artificial availability constraints and maximizing the power of digital content and Internet distribution. Technologically, hoopla digital focuses on the latest browser, phone, tablet, and TV products to deliver the best possible experience to each user – the public library patron.

We’ve had patrons ask about Hoopla service in the past and are happy to now offer it to them. The hoopla digital collection includes fan favorite movies, newly released albums, New York Times bestselling titles and exclusive STEAM educational content to enhance each users experience.

About hoopla digital

hoopla digital is a category-creating service that partners with public libraries across North America to provide online and mobile access to thousands of Movies, TV Shows, Music, eBooks, Audiobooks and Comics. With hoopla digital, patrons can borrow, instantly stream and download dynamic content with a valid library card. All content is accessible via hoopla digital’s mobile app and online at www.hoopladigital.com. hoopla digital is a service of Midwest Tape – a trusted partner to public libraries for over 25 years.