Upcoming Events



May 10, 2016: “Adult Coloring Night” from 6:00-7:30, a fun evening and great way to erase stress! We have all the supplies you need or you can bring your own!

brain May 12, 2016 Susan Sloop with the U of I Extension Office presents “Hold That Thought” from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m.~ Have you ever gone into a room and couldn’t remember why you went in there? Have you ever misplaced your keys or phone? If you answered “yes” you are not alone! Yes, memory does change as we age, but forgetfulness is common for people at all stages of life. This workshop will look at the memory process, what contributes to brain health, as well as strategies for helping with everyday forgetfulness.


May 24, 2016 “Pre-School Story Time” 11:00-12:00 noon with our guest reader.

download May 19, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Susan Devoy will present a class on Essential Oils and what they can do for you! 



May 26, 2016 “Stories from Your Past- a Legacy for the Future” at 6:00 p.m. Susan Sloop with the U of I Extension Office will show us how to get started writing “Your” story! This programs is for Junior High School age through Adults.

Memorial Day

The Library will be closed on Monday, May 30th in observance of Memorial Day

TabletWithCloudsLogoVer_230x284 We’re delighted that you are using the Pinckneyville Public Library as your source for eBooks. We are happy to announce that we have chosen the Cloud Library as our exclusive platform for eBooks and downloadable audiobooks! If you are already using the Cloud Library, you know that it is very easy to use. For those of you who are new to the Cloud Library please visit ebook.3m.com to get set up. If you have been using Southern Illinois Libraries on the Go (Overdrive) through the Pinckneyville Library, please be aware that this service will be discontinued on April 1, 2016. We sincerely regret any inconvenience this may cause. Please be advised that the Kindle Fire work with the Cloud Library, but basic Kindles do not. You may have another device, such as a smart phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer that you can use to access the Cloud Library. It’s very easy to sign up for and use the Cloud Library, but if you find that you need a little help, simply stop in for some one on one assistance. You can look forward to an expanded selection of eBooks and downloadable audiobooks all in one easy-to-use-place! Happy reading and listening!