Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Holiday Time at the Library

 


Are you participating in National Novel Writing Month (NANOWRIMO) this year? Come spend a part of the day with the library when we host a NANOWRIMO Open Writing Space on Saturday, November 26, starting at 11:00 A.M. Get a change of scenery by bringing your laptop or note book and write with others in our meeting room. Snacks will be provided.




Please be aware that the library will be closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. We will re-open on Saturday, November 26 at 10:00 A.M.

We wish everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving!



Join us for Adult Craft Night on Monday, November 28 at 6:30 P.M. Spend the evening at the library creating a fun woven wreath. All supplies are provided; there is no fee for this program.


 


On December 3 at 12:00 noon, we are making Pinecone Owls that can decorate your tree or be a part of your holiday d├ęcor. All supplies are provided, there is no fee for this program. 
This program is for kids in 1st - 5th Grades.





Adult Craft Night will be held on Monday, December 5 at 6:30 P.M. Join us as we turn empty wine bottles into luminaries. All supplies are provided, there is no fee for this program. 





Santa is working on his list and creating toys. But he is coming back to the Library for his annual Evening with Santa on Tuesday, December 6 from 5:30 P.M. till 7:30 P.M. for a quick visit with the children. Make sure you get on the list to meet the Jolly Old Elf.




If you have any questions, 

please call us at 815-939-1696

    or message us on Facebook or Instagram,

      or send us an email at info@limestonelibrary.org


Monday, November 14, 2022

Happening at the Library


 Join us for Science with Ms. Faith and Ms. Holly on Monday, November 14 at 6:00 P.M. Our intrepid staff members will demonstrate a science experiment using items you have at home. Kids will have a chance to do the experiment as well. This program is for kids in 1st through 5th grade.



We invite teens to come for Open Game Night on Tuesday, November 15 starting at 6:00 P.M. You can try out our ping pong table as well as various board games including Cards Against Humanity – Family Style.



Join us on
Wednesday, November 16 at 7:00 P.M. for an online conversation with Caitlin Doughty, mortician, bestselling author, and advocate for death acceptance. This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering premier events. When you sign up, please give your email address so you can be sent the online invitation for the program.




Adult get their own
craft night on Monday, November 21 at 6:30 P.M. when they will create DIY Snowglobes for lasting memories.     All materials are supplied; there is no fee for this program.


 



Our monthly Writer’s Group will meet on    Tuesday, November 22 at 6:30 P.M. We plan to edit and critique each other's work, becoming better writers in the process. When you sign up, please include your email address so we can send your writing piece to other members to critique ahead of time.


Are you participating in National Novel Writing Month (NANOWRIMO) this year? Come spend a part of the day with the library when we host a NANOWRIMO Open Writing Space on Saturday, November 26, starting at 11:00 A.M. Get a change of scenery by bringing your laptop and writing with others in our meeting room. Snacks will be provided.



If you have any questions, 

please call us at 815-939-1696

    or message us on Facebook or Instagram,

      or send us an email at info@limestonelibrary.org

Saturday, November 5, 2022

Join us at the Library

 


Help us decorate our tree at the Kankakee History Museum’s Gallery of Trees on Monday, November 7 at 6:30 P.M. Join us as we make adorable Christmas ornaments featuring your picture on a wood circle in keeping with the theme of Family Holiday Traditions. We will be making ornaments for you to take home, but also ones for our tree at the museum. This is a family program.



Adult Book Club takes place on Tuesday, November 8 at 6:30 P.M. We are reading Girl in Disguise by Greer Macallister, a historical fiction novel about Kate Warne who was the first female detective for the Pinkerton Agency in Chicago. Copies of the book are available at the
front desk.






Storytime 
meets Wednesday mornings at 10:15 A.M. in person with Ms. Holly reading an exciting picture book or two and work on a craft to help preschoolers discover the joy of reading! 
George, our giant stuffed monkey, will also attend for children who want to practice their reading skills by reading to George!






  Please be aware that the library will be closed on Friday, November 11     in observance of              Veterans Day. 

  We will re-open on 

  Saturday, November 12 

  at 10:00 A.M.





If you have any questions, 

please call us at 815-939-1696

    or message us on Facebook or Instagram,
      or send us an email at info@limestonelibrary.org

Saturday, October 29, 2022

Happening at the Library


 The Friends of the Limestone Library's          semi-annual Book Sale's last day is                Monday, October 31.                                         The cost is $1.00 per bag. Fill a bag, pay only $1.00!

Pay for your purchases at the front desk. 
Stock up for your winter reading pleasure.





Friends of the Library
Tuesday, November 1
6:30 P.M. 

Looking for ways to help the library 
by volunteering?
Come to the next Friends of the Library meeting as they plan various ways to volunteer and assist the library.





Storytime 
meets Wednesday mornings at 10:15 A.M. in person with Ms. Holly reading an exciting picture book or two and work on a craft to help preschoolers discover the joy of reading! 
George, our giant stuffed monkey, will also attend for children who want to practice their reading skills by reading to George!





Join us on Saturday, November 5 at 12:00 P.M. as we make cute Coffee Filter Fall Leaves 
with coffee filters and paint and our die cut machines. 
This program is for 1st-5th graders.







Help us decorate our tree at the Kankakee History Museum’s Gallery of Trees on Monday, November 7 at 6:30 P.M. 
Join us as we make adorable Christmas ornaments featuring your picture on a wood circle in keeping with the theme of Family Holiday Traditions. 
We will be making ornaments for you to take home, and one for our tree at the museum. 
This is a family program.







The Library will be Closed on 
Friday, November 11 
in observance of Veteran's Day.
We will re-open on 
Saturday, November 12 at 10:00 A.M.










If you have any questions, 

please call us at 815-939-1696

    or message us on Facebook or Instagram,

      or send us an email at info@limestonelibrary.org

Saturday, October 22, 2022

What's Happening at the Library

The Friends of the Limestone Library have set up their    semi-annual Book Sale in the lobby of the Limestone Township Library District. 

You can find books for all ages in a variety of subjects. 
Hardcover books cost $1.00, paperbacks are $.50. Audiobooks and DVDs are $1.00. Children’s books are $.50. 

Pay for your purchases at the front desk. 
Stock up for your winter reading pleasure.




Fall Leaf Lanterns

Adult Craft Night 
Monday, October 24
6:30 P.M.  

We will utilize Mason Jars and silky fall leaves to make
a lantern to brighten any
table top decor





Our monthly Writer’s Group will meet on Tuesday, October 25 at 6:30 P.M.  
We plan to edit and critique each other's work, becoming better writers in the process. When you sign up, please include your email address so we can send your writing piece to other members to critique ahead of time.




Storytime meets Wednesday mornings at 10:15 A.M. in person with Ms. Holly reading an exciting picture book or two and work on a craft to help preschoolers discover the joy of reading! 
George, our giant stuffed monkey, will also attend for children who want to practice their reading skills by reading to George!







Have you heard about the design App, Canva, but were afraid to try it? 

Join us on Thursday, October 27 at 6:30 P.M. when we open up the computer lab and show people various tricks and tips on how to create social media posts using Canva in our Canva Graphic Design Lab.





Friends of the Library
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
6:30 P.M. 

Looking for ways to help the library by volunteering?
Come to the next Friends of the Library meeting 
as they plan various ways to volunteer and assist the library.





If you have any questions, 

please call us at 815-939-1696

    or message us on Facebook or Instagram,

      or send us an email at info@limestonelibrary.org

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Library Happenings

 


The Friends of the Limestone Library have set up their semi-annual Book Sale in the lobby of the Limestone Township Library District. 
You can find books for all ages in a variety of subjects. 
Hardcover books cost $1.00, paperbacks are $.50. Audiobooks and DVDs are $1.00. Children’s books are $.50. 
You can pay for your purchases at the front desk. 
Stock up for your winter reading pleasure.








Join us for Science with Ms. Faith and Ms. Holly on Monday, October 17 at 6:00 P.M. Our intrepid staff members will demonstrate a science experiment using items you have at home. 

Kids will have a chance to do the experiment as well. 

This program is for kids in 1st through 5th grade.



We invite teens to come for Open Game Night on 

Tuesday, October 18 starting at 6:00 P.M. 

You can try out our ping pong table as well as various board games including Cards Against Humanity – Family Style.





Storytime
will meet Wednesday mornings at 10:15 A.M. in person with Ms. Holly reading an exciting picture book or two and work on a craft to help preschoolers discover the joy of reading! George, our giant stuffed monkey, will also attend for children who want to practice their reading skills by reading to George!





Celebrate our Annual Fall Fest on Saturday, October 22 from 12:00 noon till 2:00 P.M., we are featuring yard games, a haunted school house, trunk-or-treat, and a scavenger hunt in the library. Halloween costumes are encouraged! 



If you have any questions, 

please call us at 815-939-1696

                           or message us on Facebook or Instagram,                            or send us an email at info@limestonelibrary.org