The Chatham Area Public Library is Closing the Book on Overdue Fines

The Chatham Area Public Library is Closing the Book on Overdue Fines

February 15, 2021

Chatham, IL-- Beginning on February 15, 2021, the Chatham Area Public Library will officially eliminate all fines on overdue materials for its library cardholders and registered reciprocal borrowers. In doing so, they will join an expanding group ...

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Chatham Area Public Library Calls for Submissions for Photography Exhibition

Chatham Area Public Library Calls for Submissions for Photography Exhibition

February 4, 2021

The Chatham Area Public Library invites photographers of all skill levels to participate in the 2021 Chatham Area in Focus: One Community, Many Stories Photography Exhibit.  Photographers of all ages may submit original photos taken during 2020-20...

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Chatham Area Public Library Connecting the Community Through Pen Pal Project

Chatham Area Public Library Connecting the Community Through Pen Pal Project

January 11, 2021

January 11, 2021

Chatham, IL - The Chatham Area Public Library is embarking on the quest to connect community members during this season of winter and quarantine through their Connect Write Away Pen Pal Project. The Library’s hope is to reach Cha...

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(Virtual) Healthy Cooking Class at the Chatham Area Public Library

(Virtual) Healthy Cooking Class at the Chatham Area Public Library

December 28, 2020

Cook along at home and make a healthy spaghetti dinner on Monday, January 4, 2021. Dr. C. Leslie Smith, Director of Integrative and Culinary Medicine at SIU School of Medicine, will be cooking a healthy spaghetti sauce and explaining the health an...

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Jules Verne, H.G. Wells, & the Birth of Sci-Fi

Jules Verne, H.G. Wells, & the Birth of Sci-Fi

November 2, 2020

Illinois singer/songwriter/historian Barry Cloyd will be back at the Chatham Area Public Library (virtually) to share stories and songs about the creation of the science fiction genre. Join us via Zoom on Thursday, November 19 at 6:00 p.m. for his...

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Chatham Area Public Library Halloween Happenings

Chatham Area Public Library Halloween Happenings

October 19, 2020

In order to celebrate the Halloween season in a safe and fun way, the Chatham Area Public Library is offering a variety of activities for all ages in creative and different ways this October including:  

Halloween-themed Baby Talk Songs: Miss J...

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Chatham Area Public Library to Virtually Host Presentation on Casting a Historic Vote: Suffrage in Illinois

Chatham Area Public Library to Virtually Host Presentation on Casting a Historic Vote: Suffrage in Illinois

October 12, 2020

To celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage, the Chatham Area Public Library will host Illinois Road Scholar Jeanne Schultz Angel for a free virtual presentation on the historic suffrage movement in Illinois this October.

The present...

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The Library invites you to participate in a Community Scavenger Hunt!

The Library invites you to participate in a Community Scavenger Hunt!

September 28, 2020

There is no better time to get out from behind the computer screens and explore our community.  Throughout the entire month of October, the Chatham Area Public Library encourages you and your family to participate in a Community Scavenger Hunt.  ...

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Chatham Area Public Library Board of Trustees 2021 Seat Openings

Chatham Area Public Library Board of Trustees 2021 Seat Openings

September 19, 2020

The Chatham Area Public Library District has four seats on the Board of Trustees to be filled in the upcoming April 6, 2021 Consolidated Election. Board member seats up for re-election in 2021 are currently held by the following individuals:  Mich...

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Chatham Area Public Library to Virtually Host a Presentation on Common Scams and How to Avoid Them

Chatham Area Public Library to Virtually Host a Presentation on Common Scams and How to Avoid Them

September 18, 2020

Chatham Area Public Library to Virtually Host a Presentation on Common Scams and How to Avoid Them

In the US, one in ten adults will fall victim to a scam or fraud every year. To avoid being a victim, join the Chatham Area Public Library, this Oc...

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