Story Time Wednesday, July 20th @3:00pm

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Jul 182016

2016 STORYTIME WITH ROBINRobin Brooks, Branch Manager of US Bank – Flora will be hosting a story time this coming Wednesday, July 20th at 3:00pm. Everyone is welcome.

This program is part of the library’s 2016 Summer Reading Program, “BEE A READER!”  Last day to turn in book logs for prizes is August 1st. Still time to join and read!

Wet & Wild Adventure Show at Library July 13th at 2:30pm

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Jul 062016

1-DSCN3321Troy Roark Presents . . .

The Wet & Wild Water Adventure

Place:  Flora Public Library (outside in library park)

Date:  Wednesday, July 13th

Time:  2:30pm

*Bring a towel.
*Come dressed to get wet.
*Bring your family & friends

This free show is part of the library’s 2016 Summer Reading Program, “BEE A READER!”

Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Flora Public Library and the Flora Public Library.

Happy Fourth of July!

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Jun 302016

Provided by Café Mocha

Provided by Café Mocha


Happy Fourth of July!
The library will be closed on Monday, July 4th to observe the holiday. We will reopen Tuesday, July 5th at 1:30pm. Thanks.

Richard Landry & his magic rabbit Snowball

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Jun 132016


Magic & Fun at the Library Thursday, June 16th at 7:00pm

Richard Landry, comedy magician, and his magic rabbit Snowball are set to appear at the Flora Public Library on Thursday, June 16 at 7:00pm as part of the 2016 Summer Reading Program “BEE A READER!” Richard Landry will perform a funny & amazing magic show titled, “Every Reader A Winner!”  Also, audience participation will be featured during the show as well.


This free program is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Flora Public Library and the Flora Public Library. Everyone is welcome to attend.



Story Time with Robin

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Jun 032016
bbears_2016US Bank encourages and supports employee community involvement through the US Bank Volunteer Program.
Robin Brooks, Branch Manager, of the Flora US Bank is very excited to be able to participate in Flora Public Library’s “BEE A READER!” summer reading program.
Please come and share in the adventures of the Berenstain Bears as they learn to cope with some serious issues.  Teasing & bullying, as well as well as learning about good manners.  There will be activities that go along with the story.
This special event is part of US Bank’s Community Outreach Program.  For more information please contact the library during regular hours, visit the library’s Facebook page, or visit the library the library’s website,
June story times will be:
     Wednesday    06/08/2016     3:00pm
     Saturday         06/18/2016     10:30am
     Wednesday    06/22/2016     3:00pm
Flora Public Library, 216 North Main Street, Flora, IL  62839-1510, Phone 618-662-6553
Monday – Thursday, 1:30 – 8:30pm; Friday, 10am – 6pm; Saturday, 10am – 3pm, Sunday, Closed.

Memorial Day – Library Closed

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May 252016



Flora Public Library Board of Trustees & Staff would like to thank all of our dedicated veterans,  active & retired service men and women plus their families for making the ultimate sacrifice in order to preserve our country’s freedom. 


2016 Summer Reading Program Announcement

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May 172016
srp logo“BEE A READER!”

Flora Public Library is excited to announce that their 2016 Summer Reading Program, “Bee A Reader!” begins Wednesday, May 25th and runs until Monday, August 1st.  Registration will start the same day beginning at 1:30pm, and will continue the duration of the program.  If you are unable to come that day, please feel free to register your child at a later date.

Area children and adults who have the use of a valid library card are invited to join the summer reading program. Children who are unable to read themselves may be read to.  Any child from infant to 8th grade can participate.  We also have a reading program for adults & teenagers.  Prizes will be given throughout the program as the children complete their reading goals.  Those who finish will be eligible for a grand prize drawing. 

Summer Reading Program coordinator, Angela Garrett, has planned lots of fun entertainment for all local area children and their families to attend. A library card is not required to attend any of the free programs or shows.  Also, the library board of trustees & staff would like to thank the Friends of the Flora Public Library for co-sponsoring the entertainment for this year’s summer reading program, all except the storytimes provided by Robin Brooks from U.S. Bank. Flora Public Library’s list of entertainment this summer, which is provided at no cost, is as follows:

May 25 (Wed) – 1st Day of Summer Reading Program and 1st Day of Registration. – 1:30pm to 8:30pm

June 8 (Wed) – Storytime with Robin –  3:00pm
Robin Brooks, from US Bank in Flora, will be reading to local children

 June 16 (Thu) – Richard Landry – 7:00pm
Comedy/Magic Show with his magic rabbit, Snowball

June 18 (Sat) – Storytime with Robin –  10:30am

June 22 (Wed) – Storytime with Robin –  3:00pm

June 23 (Thu) – Mad Science from St. Louis, MO – 6:30pm

NEW! Addition
June 29 (Wed) “Bees” AG Literacy Program/ Clay County Farm Bureau–  2:00pm – Children will learn about the importance of bees with fun activities.

July 13 (Wed) – Troy Roark/Comedy Juggler –  2:30pm
“Wet & Wild Water Adventure Show”
*Please wear suitable clothing for this event, i.e. bathing suit or play clothes.

July 20 (Wed) – Storytime with Robin –  3:00pm

July 23 (Sat) – Storytime with Robin –  10:30am

July 25 (Mon) – Animal Tales, “Nature’s Olympians – Animal Athletes”  –  6:00pm

July 27 (Wed) – Storytime with Robin –  3:00pm

August 1 (Mon) – Last Day of Summer Reading Program & last day to turn in books and receive credit and prizes. – 1:30pm to 8:30pm

 Please check the library’s website & Facebook page for more information on these events and on how to register to participate in the library’s summer reading program, “BEE A READER!” If you have questions or comments, please call 662-6553 during regular library hours.

Flora Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, “Bee A Reader!”, sponsors are Clay City/Flora/Louisville Banking Company, Dairy Queen – Flora, Dr. Robert N. Marley, DDS, Frank & Bright Funeral Home, Friends of the Flora Public Library, Headlee’s Body Shop, Johnson’s Custom Photography, Subway, U.S. Bank, and Wabash Independent Networks (WIN). with their continued support, we hope to make this year’s summer reading program our best ever.