Tuesday, November 29, 2016



(l-r, back row)Troop Leader Becky Haustein, Joe Falter, Josua Haustein, (l-r, front row) Bryron Hudgins, Noah Snow, Isaac Wagahoff, and Austyn Hefley recently visited Doyle Public Library and provided many ideas for new books that the library can provide for young people, including  Cub Scout Pack 77 of Raymond/Panhandle District. The troop members will be visiting the Springfield JR Blues for a hockey game! They  will have a pinewood derby in February and be family camping in late April/May. Interested in scouting adventures? Cub scouts is for boys 1st thru 5th grade, Questions? Please contact Rebekah Haustein, Cubmaster 217-710-1055Haustein@live.com

Monday, November 21, 2016


Kaitlin Bergschneider showcases some of the delicious soups available for gift-giving and enjoyment for Doyle Public Library's fundraising for Children's Story Hour STEAM Stars and other programs and events at the library!

Friday, November 11, 2016



Doyle Library staff members prepare games and fun activities for the families who will be visiting the library for our Family Fun Night on Wednesday, November 16, from 3-8 pm.  

Doyle Library Family Fun Night
 “We encourage all family members and family groups to attend our special events at the library or just stop by for a visit.  This month, the State of Illinois is featuring a Family Reading Night, which we have extended to include games for the whole family!   On Wednesday, November 16, from 3-8 pm, Doyle Library is hosting its annual Family Fun Night, with lots of board games, puzzles, food, prizes and other cool activities for all ages,” according to Library Director Deb Young.  Included in the games are Apples to Apples, Beat the Parents, Candyland and many, many classic games, as well as crafts, fun activities, prizes and refreshments.  “We are really looking forward to this event to bring community members together and provide a lively time for our young people of all ages!”

Friday, November 4, 2016


Family Fun Night, Wednesday, November 16, from 3-8 pm.

“We encourage families to attend our special events at the library or just stop by for a visit.  This month, the State of Illinois is featuring a Family Reading Night, which we have extended to include games for the whole family!   On Wednesday, November 16, from 3-8 pm, Doyle Library is hosting its annual Family Fun Night, with lots of board games, puzzles, food, prizes and other cool activities for all ages,” according to Library Director Deb Young.  “We are really looking forward to this event to bring community members together and provide a lively time for our young people!”

Story Hour S.T.E.A.M. Stars!


November Family and Youth Events at Doyle
“My daughter is so excited and engaged with the events you are providing at the library!  Our whole family is enjoying activities and fun events at Doyle Library!” exclaimed a mother attending the Wigglebots robot-building activity during Story Hour STEAM Stars events held on Saturday, October 15, from 10-11 am.
Saturday, November 19, from 10-11 am, Doyle Public Library will host its monthly (third Saturday of each month) Story Hour STEAM Stars event featuring activities centered around Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math activities.  “Our staff and I focus on interactive projects that will provide information and knowledge, encouraging young people to begin their own quest to research and discover meaningful aspects of our world”, according to Library Director Deborah Young.
“We encourage families to attend our special events at the library or just stop by for a visit.  This month, the State of Illinois is featuring a Family Reading Night, which we have extended to include games for the whole family!   On Wednesday, November 16, from 3-8 pm, Doyle Library is hosting its annual Family Fun Night, with lots of board games, puzzles, food, prizes and other cool activities for all ages,” according to Young.  “We are really looking forward to this event to bring community members together and provide a lively time for our young people!”
Teen Media Night is featured each month for Jr. High and High School students who enjoy sharing and discussing music, movies, books and other media with young people in the community.  On Wednesday, November 23, from 6:30 to 7:45, Doyle Library is hosting its Teen Media Night with young staff members of the library moderating and coordinating the media.  Teens attending will choose specific media and resources from lists compiled by young staff members.  We will order your materials for discussion through Interlibrary Loan and have materials available for club members each month for discussion.
Study Time at Doyle Library is offered every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday after school from 3-5 pm.  “We offer a quiet place to study, as well as, tutoring, research, and homework help as needed by young people in our community.  We encourage young people to walk, ride their bikes, or have their parents bring them to the library to productively read and concentrate on their studies.” 

“So many wonderful events are being added to our current activities each month and we look forward to adding more,” according to Young.  “Stop by, obtain a library card, check out our calendar and have fun at Doyle Public Library!”