Library Programs

The library offers a wide variety of programs, information sessions and events throughout the year. Our aim is to provide programs that serve informational and leisure needs in Vermilion. Stay informed by following us on Facebook, viewing our Event Calendar, and keeping your eyes out for posters at the library and around town.

Ongoing Programs

Drop in Knit/Crochet
- every Wednesday evening @ 5:30pm. Library basement. Fall session starts Sept 11/2019. Bring a project and get some help from local experts in an informal setting. Just starting out? Beginners Knit or Crochet dishcloth kits $5.

Book Club @ the Library - monthly meetings held on Wednesdays @ 5:30pm. Library meeting room. Contact the Library for a list of dates. Register for one or more meetings. The Library provides copies of each monthly book selections that can be signed out to anyone interested in getting together to discuss a good read!

Vermilion Writers Guild - monthly meetings held on Thursdays @ 5:30pm. Library meeting room. Contact the Library for a list of dates. Come to a meeting and see if this group would be a good fit to help support you with your writing.

Free Preschool Programs

The Vermilion Public Library partners with community organizations for the following free preschool programs, typically running form September to June:

Rhyme & Read - Tuesday morning @ 10:00am. Library basement. Fall session starts September 17th. English Language Learners: Families are invited to come learn songs that will help with English speaking and reading. Rhyming will give your young children an excellent start to school. Program is for parents, extended family and/or caregivers with children ages 0-5 years. We will have snack time and visiting as well. Contact CLASS for more information: 780-853-2000 or

Kid's Connections - Wednesday mornings @ 10:30am. Library basement. Fall session starts September 4th. Join in on the fun! Playtime, games and activities for parents and caregivers, their infants, toddlers, and preschoolers! Crafts, stories, singing, games and more. Free! Open to all families. For more information call Midwest Family Connections 306-825-5911 or 1-866-651-5911 or email

Time to Rhyme - Thursday mornings @ 10:15am. Library basement. Fall session starts September 19th. Join us for some singing, rhyming, snacks and visiting with other kids and parents! For more information call Brighter Beginnings 780-853-6633.