For fourth- through seventh-graders,
the invitation is: "Join the chess club" at the Knapp Library. The
second meeting of the club is scheduled for Saturday, June 19, at 11
Chess players at all levels are
encouraged to come, to learn and to improve their skills. Chess sets
will be provided. Membership is free and fun is assured.
Benjamin Franklin likened learning to
play the game of chess to learning to play the game of life.
the Road review course
A "Rules of the Road" review course is
slated for Tuesday, June 22, at 2:30 p.m. at the Knapp Library.
Greg Curran of Illinois Secretary of
State Jesse White's office will aid folks who wish to pass their
driver's license exams. Whether it is time for your examination or
if you have an exam date some months ahead, Curran's information and
advice will be invaluable.
There will be a review of roadway signs
and state traffic laws.
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"A person who drives responsibly is his
or her best bet against accident and injury," says Jesse White.
"Knowing the laws -- and obeying them -- must be our first-line
There is no fee for the course, and the
Knapp Library is handicapped-accessible.
Deborah Fraelich of Illinois Secretary
of State Jesse White's office will come to the Knapp Library on
Saturday, June 26, to teach bike safety at 10 a.m.
Topics to be covered are the parts of a
bicycle, best working condition, safety and laws concerning bikes.
would like 5-year-olds through seventh-graders to preregister for
this session. Please call Winnie Golden, (217) 445-2708, or call the
Knapp Library, (217) 445-2050, during these hours: Tuesday, 2-5
p.m.; Wednesday, 1-4 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon. Sign up before
Thursday, June 24, if possible.