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January computer classes at Collinsville Library

By   /  December 31, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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The Collinsville Memorial Library Center offers free computer classes every month. The month of January 2015 includes: Tech Q&A- Wednesdays, Jan. 7, 14, 21, & 28 at 1:30 p.m. Computer Basics 1- Wednesday, January 7 at 5 p.m. Computer Basics 2- Thursday, January 8 at 5 p.m. Microsoft Word Basics- Saturday, January 10 at 3 […]

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Video game tournament at Collinsville Library

By   /  December 31, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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Fans of Sonic the Hedgehog and his SEGA friends are invited to join a video game racing tournament at the Collinsville Memorial Library Center. On Thursday, Jan. 15 at 5 p.m., join Sonic, Tails and more as they race cars, bikes, and hovercrafts in this fun all-ages racing game for the Wii. The tournament is […]

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Finding your roots at the Collinsville Library

By   /  December 31, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  2 Comments

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New and experienced genealogists are invited to join the History and Genealogy Club of Collinsville. The club is a friendly group of people who share an interest in genealogy and local history. All are welcome to share findings and resources. Each meeting focuses on a different topic such as immigration or family stories. Meetings are […]

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Notice of municipal letting, Collinsville, three Ford Utility Police Interceptor Vehicles

By   /  December 17, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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 The City of Collinsville, Illinois, will receive sealed bids for furnishing and delivering three (3) 2015 Ford Utility Police Interceptor Vehicles, Project #EQP-578-15, until 10 a.m., Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, at City Hall, 125 South Center Street, Collinsville, IL, 62234.  Bids will be publicly opened and read at that time. Proposal forms and bid specifications […]

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Craft group at Collinsville Library

By   /  December 15, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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Crafters of all skill levels and types of crafts are welcome to join the “Yarn Paper Scissors” craft club at the Collinsville Memorial Library Center. Regardless of whether you sew, knit, crochet, scrapbook, stamp, embroider, paint, woodwork, quilt, or bead, you are invited to be a part of this supportive group of DIYers.  Share your […]

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Job assistance workshops at Collinsville Library

By   /  December 15, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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The Collinsville Memorial Library Center is hosting a series of monthly job assistance workshops in 2015. A representative from the Madison County Employment & Training Department will be at the library on the second Monday of each month (first Monday in October) at 2 p.m. to help you with the various aspects of finding the right […]

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State seeks nominations for Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards

By   /  December 11, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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Submitted content The Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service is accepting nominations for the sixth annual Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards. These awards recognize individual volunteers to highlight the importance of volunteerism and community service in the State of Illinois. For-profit businesses that support service will also be recognized. “Illinois is fortunate to have […]

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Senior art competition looking for entries

By   /  December 11, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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Submitted content Don’t miss the chance to enter your piece of art in Life Experienced – A Senior Art Competition. Southwestern Illinois College and the St. Clair County Office on Aging are once again partnering with the Gateway East Artists’ Guild and Art on the Square for this unique art competition and exhibit. Artists 60 […]

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Caseyville’s 50th annual mouse house to be held this weekend

By   /  December 4, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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Caseyville will hold its 50th annual Mouse House this Friday and Saturday. The two-day event runs from 5-9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. It will be held at the Caseyville Community Building, 909 S. Main Street, Caseyville. Mouse House gifts will be on sale in a kid area and an adult area. Pictures […]

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Halo 4 Tournament at Collinsville Library

By   /  December 2, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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Submitted content Gamers are invited to play in an Xbox 360 Halo 4 tournament at the Collinsville Memorial Library Center. The Master Chief returns to battle an ancient evil bent on vengeance and annihilation.  Shipwrecked on a mysterious world, faced with new enemies and deadly technology, the universe will never be the same. On Thursday, […]

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December Teen Tech at Collinsville Library

By   /  December 2, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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Submitted content The Collinsville Memorial Library Center invites teens to learn more about up-and-coming technologies through a series of hands-on workshops. Continuing monthly through May 2015, teens can learn about building a computer from scratch, using professional-grade graphic design tools and more. The programs in this teen tech series are on the last Wednesday of […]

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SWIC Music Department presents “A Holiday Celebration”

By   /  December 2, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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Submitted content Southwestern Illinois College’s collective of singers and musicians will host the school’s annual holiday concert Sunday, Dec. 7 at 3 p.m. The event is free, open to the public and will take place in the Mascoutah High School auditorium. The concert band will be directed by Ed Jacobs, the guitar ensemble by Travis Mattison […]

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Holiday market at Collinsville Library

By   /  November 28, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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Submitted Content Unique gifts will be on sale at the 7th annual Blum House Holiday Market Saturday, Dec. 6. The Blum House Holiday Market runs from 1 to 6 p.m..  Tour the historic Blum House and meet and support local authors and artists.  The market features books, hand painted ornaments, jewelry, art and more. The […]

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Collinsville charitable efforts in need of support

By   /  November 28, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  1 Comment

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Below are just a few ways Collinsville residents can help those from the community in need this holiday season. Home Federal collects mittens, scarves, hats and coats Home Federal Savings and Loan is collecting new mittens, hats, scarves and coats to be donated to the area’s school children in need of these warm items. Collection […]

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Blood drive at Collinsville Library

By   /  November 25, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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Submitted Content The American Red Cross is asking for your help in saving lives this holiday season by donating blood at the Collinsville Memorial Library Center. The American Red Cross will be at the library on Tuesday, Dec. 2 from 2 to 6 p.m.  The need for donated blood is ongoing and urgent.  Every contribution […]

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Making ornaments at Collinsville Library

By   /  November 24, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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Submitted content Adults and teens are invited to a handmade ornaments workshop at the Collinsville Memorial Library Center. On Tuesday, Dec 16 at 6 p.m., get into the holiday spirit by learning how to turn plain, clear ornaments into personalized decorations.  All supplies are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own decorative trinkets […]

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Child and teen Wii tournament at Collinsville Library

By   /  November 23, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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Submitted content Children and teens age 17 and under are invited to a party at the Collinsville Memorial Library Center. A “Mario Party 9,” that is! On Thursday, Dec. 11 at 5 p.m., you can enjoy playing a variety of mini-games while helping Mario and his friends save the Mini Stars from Bowser and Bowser […]

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Collinsville Library December computer class schedule announced

By   /  November 21, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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Submitted content The Collinsville Memorial Library Center offers free computer classes every month. The classes in December include: Tech Q&A – Wednesdays, Dec. 3, 10, and 17 at 1:30 p.m. Computer Basics 1 – Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 5 p.m. Computer Basics 2 – Thursday, Dec. 4 at 5 p.m. Internet Basic s- Monday, Dec. 8 at […]

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Before they could leave, they had to arrive

By   /  November 16, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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Historic site celebrates anniversary of Lewis and Clark arriving at camp where they prepared for famed expedition

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“Undying Words” special exhibit opens at Lincoln Presidential Library Nov. 22

By   /  November 16, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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Springfield, Ill. – Abraham Lincoln uttered some of the most famous words in history. He spoke out against slavery, urged his countrymen to reject war and defended “government of the people, by the people, for the people.” Now those words are the focus of a major new exhibition presented at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library […]

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