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Introduction to Dungeons & Dragons

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Do you want to learn how to play Dungeons and Dragons or need a refresher? This program is for beginners. You will learn how to create a character and how to play a game in a group with a DM (Dungeon Master). Lunch and snacks will be served. Please email dabron@zblibrary.org with any food restrictions. You will leave with a free bag of dice.

There will be two sessions:
12-2pm: How to Play DND in a Group
2-2:30pm: Snack Break
2:30-5pm: Character Creation


Register today!

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Color Me Creative

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Need a relaxing, artistic outlet? Join us for an evening of creativity, conversation, and hot beverages! Coloring pages, markers, crayons, and colored pencils will be provided, although you are welcome to bring your own if you prefer.

*No artistic ability required!
No registration required.

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Stuffed Animal Sleepover

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Have you ever wondered what happens at the library after closing? We will share our secret world with your stuffed animal friends at our Stuffed Animal Sleepover.

Wednesday, March 29th from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM, drop your stuffed animal off at the Youth Services desk.

Thursday morning from 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM, stop by and pick up your stuffed animal, have a snack, see a slideshow of what the stuffed animals were did at night.

One toy per child please.

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Custom Crocs

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Bring in an old pair of Crocs to personalize with paint or gems. If you don’t have Crocs, you can get an inexpensive pair of Crocs like shoes at Walmart or Five Below.


Register here!

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Free Book GiveAway

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Spruce up your bookshelves with new books! You will be able to choose YA/teen books of all genres for FREE. You will get a free bag and other goodies and you may choose five brand new books (no old discarded library books). Stop in any time between noon-6pm. A teen must be present during the event (grades 6-12).

Teens may get an extra free book of they follow zbteens on instagram or Discard.
Teens may spin the prize wheel to win more books.
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Notice of Zion-Benton Public Library District Board of Trustees Openings

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  1. The information in this Notice applies to candidates for Library Trustee at the Consolidated Election scheduled for April 4, 2023.
  2. Library Trustee Candidates may file candidate petitions at the Zion-Benton Public Library, 2400 Gabriel Avenue, Zion, Illinois on the following dates and times:
    1. Monday December 12, 2022 through Thursday, December 15, 2022 between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.;
    2. Monday December 19, 2022 between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
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Dungeons and Dragons

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Do you think you’re a gamer? Are you into RPG games like “Elder Scrolls”,  “Final Fantasy” or “Fallout”? Are you inspired by the vibrant, fantasy world and epic adventures of Tolkien’s “Lord of the Rings”? Then come play Dungeons and Dragons, the role playing game that defines the genre and has set the standard for fantasy role playing.

Both new gamers and veteran adventurers are welcome!
For more information email ravila@zblibrary.org or wnepstad@zblibrary.org
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Notice of Public Hearing 8/30/2022

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Notice of Public Hearing

Notice is hereby given by the Zion-Benton Public Library District in the City of Zion, County of Lake, State of Illinois, that a tentative budget and appropriation of said library for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022 is on file and conveniently available for public inspection at the Library’s Circulation Desk, 2400 Gabriel Ave., Zion, IL 60099.

Notice is hereby further given that a public hearing on said budget will be held at 6:30 p.m. on August 30, 2022 in Meeting Room B at the Zion-Benton Public Library District, 2400 Gabriel Ave., Zion, IL 60099

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