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    January 17, 2017
    Chess Meet at the Collinsville Library
    Collinsville, IL – 
    Checkmate! Whether you’re looking to compete or just play casually for fun, join us at the Collinsville Library on Saturday February 18th at 1pm for an informal day of Chess matches. Players are invited to host sub-tournaments, help and teach one another, or just play for fun. A few boards will be provided but you are encouraged to bring your own. Light refreshments will be offered and there will be door prizes and giveaways. Some help will be available but we will not be able to offer full lessons at this time.
    No registration is required for this free, all ages event. 
    For more information, please call the Collinsville Memorial Library Center at 618-344-1112 or visit the online event calendar at www.collinsvillelibrary.org
    The Collinsville Library  is located at 408 West Main Street and is operated by the Mississippi Valley Library District.
    About the Library District
    The Mississippi Valley Library District has served the Collinsville area since 1915 and the Fairmont City area since 2000.  In addition to books, movies, and music, the Library District provides free access to e-books, e-magazines, video games, and streaming music and movies.  The Library District is a member of the Illinois Heartland Library System and the SHARE resource sharing consortium, which connects over 400 libraries in southern and central Illinois.  For more information please visit www.collinsvillelibrary.org or www.fairmontcitylibrary.org.
    CONTACT:    Terry Pierson, Program Coordinator 
    Mississippi Valley Library District
                            408 West Main Street, Collinsville, IL 62234
                            P: 618-344-1112         F: 618-345-6401
    Terry Pierson
    (618) 344-1112