January 27, 2022 Local Stories in and Around St. Joseph, Illinois

Around town Jan. 28-Feb. 2

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Jan. 28-31
Used book sale
St. Joseph Township Library, 201 N 3rd St, St Joseph, IL 61873

The St. Joseph Township-Swearingen Memorial Library has announced its Winter Used Book Sale. The book sale began Wednesday, Jan. 2 and will end Thursday, Jan. 31. The library is not charging specific prices, all items are for sale by cash donation. There is adult fiction, non-fiction, mysteries, science fiction, fantasy, horror, romance, adventure, biographies, crafts and cookbooks as well as children’s fiction, non-fiction and picture books. There may also be DVDs, videos, music cds, audiobooks and large print books. The sale will run during normal library hours, which are: Mondays and Wednesdays 1 p.m to 8 p.m; Tuesdays and Thursdays 9 a.m. to 6 p.m; Fridays 9 a.m to 7 p.m; Saturdays 9 a.m to 3 p.m. Please call to set up a time to bring in donations for the book sale. No donations will be accepted after Jan 15. For more information please call 217-469-2159.

Jan. 29
Euchre Club
7 p.m. every Tuesday
St. Joseph Fire Station

Open to public
Questions contact:   Terry Crider  469-7028 or cell 722-7164

Jan. 30
Adult Coloring
6 p.m.
St. Joseph Township Library, 201 N 3rd St, St Joseph, IL 61873

The library is holding adult coloring time. The library provides the picture and the coloring supplies. For more information, please contact the library at 217-469-2159 or stjosephtownshiplibrary@gmail.com.

Jan. 31
Quilting Group
10 a.m.
St. Joseph Township Library, 201 N 3rd St, St Joseph, IL 61873

Bring your quilting project and join the quilting ladies at the library to work on your projects.

Feb. 1-2
IHSA Cheerleading State FinalsGrossinger
Motors Arena 101 S. Madison Street Bloomington, IL
All Day

The SJO cheerleading team will compete for a state title.


Feb. 1
Parkland College High School Choir Festival
All Day
400 W. Bradley Ave,, Champaign, IL 61821

Heritage High School choir students, with over 100 other area choir students, will attend the first Parkland College High School Choir Festival. They will rehearse from 12:30-5 p.m., then give a public concert at 5:30 pm in the Miner Theatre.

Feb. 2
6th Annual QOVF National Sew day
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

Join the Comfort Quilters of St. Joseph and participate in National Sew Day.

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