COMMUNITY NEWS

Applications for Macon Co Adult Scholarships Program

Online applications for adult scholarship awards for spring semester 2022 open September 1 on the Community Foundation of Macon County (CFMC) website at maconcountygives.org/adult-scholarships. Applicants must be Macon County adults/nontraditional students seeking to complete college degrees or training at Millikin University or Richland Community College after interruptions in their education. Adult scholarship awards of up to $2,500.00 per applicant help fund two- and four-year degrees, master’s degrees or vocational training. Deadline to apply for 2022 spring semester awards is November 1.
The awards may be used to pay for tuition, course/program related fees and/or books. Selected applicants may apply for successive semesters of scholarship support.
For more information about the adult scholarship program or the application process, call CFMC Scholarship Coordinator Kathy Carter at 217-220-1363 or email kcarter@maconcountygives.org.

Coffee with the Mayor

Join Mayor Kirk Riley on Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 8:30 – 10:00 am. It’s an opportunity to meet & get to know him and bring your ideas and suggestions for the Village.

Due to surveys by IDOT and reported incidents, the speed limit on Route 121 through Warrensburg has been lowered to 40 MPH effective December, 2020.


Join us for the 6th Annual Warrensburg Corn Festival!
July 2022
Find Details HERE





Community Involvement

Want to be more involved in your Community?? Here are a couple suggestions:
The Warrensburg Fire Department is looking for volunteers. If interested, contact any member of the department for information or stop by the Fire House any Thursday evening.

Attend a Village Board of Trustees meeting to learn what is happening in the Village and discover if you can be an active participant in making a difference in this community.



Library News

PFIZER VACCINE AT BARCLAY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Free Pfizer vaccines will be available on Wednesdays -September 15 & October 6 from 2 – 4 p.m. each day. Walk-ins welcome.
No appointment necessary.

Second Saturday Book Club
September 11th at 11:00 a.m.
Join us at the library for a discussion of “Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive” by Stephanie Land.

KIDS & TEENS
Storytime – Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Storytime at a social distance! Join us outside at Illini Park each Tuesday morning for a new story read by Miss Cindy. No registration required.

Fall Tree Luminaries Mason Jar Craft
Saturday, September 25th at 11:00 a.m.
Kids of all ages can come to the library to Celebrate Fall by making a mason jar craft!

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
Read a book (any book) to your newborn, infant, or toddler. The goal is to read 1,000 books (yes, you can repeat books!) before your child starts kindergarten. Contact the library to sign up and learn about the prizes.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
Thursday, September 23rd at 4:00 pm.
TAB is open to teens in 6th – 12th grade and will meet once per month during the school year, on the last Thursday of each month. Want to know more info about TAB? Contact Cindy at 217.672.3621 or email her at youthservices@barclay.lib.il.us.

Job Searching?
The library is now offering free resume and cover letter review and also practice interviews over Zoom. Email director@barclay.lib.il.us for more information.

DIY Essential Oil Roller
Thursday, September 16th 6:00 pm
Essential oils have many benefits and each one is unique to itself. There will be multiple essential oils to choose from as well as decorative pieces to spice up your roller! Limited availability. Registration required.

September 2021
September is National Library Card Signup Month and we’re celebrating with weekly prizes Everyone can get in on the action by:
1) Using their library card
2) Registering for a new library card
3) Updating an old card
The more you use your library card, the more chances you earn to win prizes!







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