Saturday, November 30, 2019

Coming up at the Library

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District
  

Registration for programs is required 
prior to the day of the event.



Storytime
Tuesday, December 3
10:15 AM—11:00 AM
 Enjoy the mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. This program is for children 6-months to 5-year-old with their parents and/or guardians.



Cookie Baking and Decorating
Thursday, December 5
5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Kids in 6th thru 12th Grade
Come in and make sugar cookies from scratch before decorating them with your own holiday flair. All supplies are provided, there is no charge for this program.




An Evening with Santa                                        Monday, December 9                                            5:45 P.M. – 6:30 P.M. 
& 6:45 P.M. - 7:45 P.M.                                                              
Join us for our annual visit with Santa with two separate sessions. There will be a story time, crafts, and a special time with Santa in the Peterson School house.        
Pre-registration is required. There is no fee for this program.


For more information or to register for any of our programs, stop in at the Library at 2701 W. Tower Road or call us at 815-939-1696.

Monday, November 25, 2019

This week at the Library

Upcoming Events at the Library




Bluestem Book Club
Monday, November 25
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Kids in 3rd – 5th Grade will meet each month to a discuss a book from the Bluestem Award Nominee list and have their own book club.



Storytime
Tuesday, November 26
10:15 AM—11:00 AM
 Enjoy the mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. This program is for children 6-months to 5-year-old with their parents and/or guardians.








The Library will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. We will re-open on Saturday, November 30 at 10:00 A.M.

Monday, November 18, 2019

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events

at Limestone Township Library District


Registration for programs is required prior to the day of the event.



Monarch Book Club
Monday, November 18
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Kids in 1st -3rd Grade have their own book club.
We will read the award winning or nominated book at our gathering time and have a crafting session.



Storytime
Tuesday, November 19
10:15 AM—11:00 AM
 Enjoy the mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. This program is for children 6-months to 5-year-old with their parents and/or guardians.




National Family Reading Night
Tuesday, November 19
6:00 – 7:00 P.M.

Pre-k and up
Join us for fun activities as we celebrate the joy of families reading together. There will be games, crafts, and story time.


Makerspace Drop-In! – Space Exploration
Saturday, November 23
11:00 A.M. till 1:00 P.M.
Kids in 2nd – 6th Grade
Join us for drop-in makerspace time as we use STEAM to explore space through games and activities.



Bluestem Book Club
Monday, November 25
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Kids in 3rd – 5th Grade will meet each month to a discuss a book from the Bluestem Award Nominee list and have their own book club.



Storytime
Tuesday, November 26
10:15 AM—11:00 AM
 Enjoy the mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. This program is for children 6-months to 5-year-old with their parents and/or guardians.






The Library will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. We will re-open on Saturday, November 30 at 10:00 A.M.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Coming up at the Library


Upcoming Events

at Limestone Township Library District


Registration for programs is required prior to the day of the event.




Cookies and Canvas
Thursday, November 14
5:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
It's adults painting night out at the library! Join us for an evening of giggles and paint with an amazing instructor as we create artwork for our home or as a gift. There is a $5.00 fee. Space is limited.






Family Movie Day!
Saturday November 16
Starts at 11:00 A.M.
Come to the library for a screening of Toy Story 4 as Buzz and Woody set off on another adventure, meeting new friends along the way. There is no fee for this program. Popcorn and lemonade will be served. To Infinity and beyond.






Monarch Book Club
Monday, November 18
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Kids in 1st -3rd Grade have their own book club.
We will read the award winning or nominated book at our gathering time and have a crafting session.



Storytime
Tuesday, November 19
10:15 AM—11:00 AM
 Enjoy the mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. This program is for children 6-months to 5-year-old with their parents and/or guardians.




National Family Reading Night
Tuesday, November 19
6:00 – 7:00 P.M.

Pre-k and up
Join us for fun activities as we celebrate the joy of families reading together. There will be games, crafts, and story time.


Makerspace Drop-In! – Space Exploration
Saturday, November 23
11:00 A.M. till 1:00 P.M.
Kids in 2nd – 6th Grade
Join us for drop-in makerspace time as we use STEAM to explore space through games and activities.




Bluestem Book Club
Monday, November 25
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Kids in 3rd – 5th Grade will meet each month to a discuss a book from the Bluestem Award Nominee list and have their own book club.





Storytime
Tuesday, November 26
10:15 AM—11:00 AM
 Enjoy the mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. This program is for children 6-months to 5-year-old with their parents and/or guardians.





The Library will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. We will re-open on Saturday, November 30 at 10:00 A.M.

Friday, November 8, 2019

Thursday, November 7, 2019

$1 a bag!

It's Here!
 The $1 a Bag sale at the Friends of the Library Book Sale
Stop in at the Front Desk and get a bag for $1.00 
and then fill it up to your heart's content. 
For more information, call the library at 815-939-1969




Monday, November 4, 2019

This Week at the Library!

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


Registration for programs is required prior to the day of the event.





Friends of the Limestone Township Library Book Sale
Starting Monday, October 28th through November 9th.
Find old favorites and new treasures at the Friends of the Library Semi-Annual Book Sale. Hard covers are $1.00, paperbacks are $.50.


International Game Week Open Play
Monday, November 4; Tuesday, November 5; and Thursday, November 7
6:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Celebrate International Game Week by joining us for Open Play Nights. Try out our board and card games or bring your own to play with others. You can even bring in your gaming systems to hook up to our large screen TV.


Storytime
Tuesday, November 5
10:15 AM—11:00 AM
 Enjoy the mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. This program is for children 6-months to 5-year-old with their parents and/or guardians.






Veteran’s Reception
Friday, November 8
10:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon
We invite area veterans to join us for coffee and small refreshments to honor their service for our country. Free pie gift certificates from Blue's Cafe will be given to veterans who attend. 






Makerspace Drop-In! – Space Exploration
Saturday, November 9
11:00 A.M. till 1:00 P.M.
Kids in 2nd – 6th Grade
Join us for drop-in makerspace time as we use STEAM to explore space through games and activities.

Monday, October 28, 2019

This Week at the Library

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District



Registration for programs is required prior to the day of the event.






Friends of the Limestone Township Library Book Sale
Starting Monday, October 28th through November 9th.
Find old favorites and new treasures at the Friends of the Library Semi-Annual Book Sale. Hard covers are $1.00, paperbacks are $.50.





Storytime
Tuesday, October 29
10:15 AM—11:00 AM
 Enjoy the mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. This program is for children 6-months to 5-year-old with their parents and/or guardians.





International Game Week Open Play
Monday, November 4; Tuesday, November 5; and Thursday, November 7
6:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Celebrate International Game Week by joining us for Open Play Nights. Try out our board and card games or bring your own to play with others. You can even bring in your gaming systems to hook up to our large screen TV.



Storytime
Tuesday, November 5
10:15 AM—11:00 AM
 Enjoy the mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. This program is for children 6-months to 5-year-old with their parents and/or guardians.





Maker Space Drop-In! – Space Exploration
Saturday, November 9
11:00 A.M. till 1:00 P.M.
Kids in 2nd – 6th Grade
Join us for drop-in Maker Space time as we use STEAM to explore space through games and activities.




For more information or to register for any of our programs, 
stop in at the Library at 2701 W. Tower Road or call us at 815-939-1696.

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Fall Festival Still Happening!

F.Y.I.

Due to inclement weather, Fall Festival will be moving indoors. 
We will not be having pony rides or the Mia Bella food truck.
The Fire Truck is still coming. 
Games, Crafts, Face painting, and Trunk-or-treat 
will be in the Library and the Peterson School House.
See you at 12 Noon - 1:30 P.M.


Thursday, October 24, 2019

Friends of the Library Week




We honor our Friends of the Library 
for all of their hard work volunteering at various programs 
and raising money to help provide the library with items 
to make our services that much better for our patrons. 
Such as the new computers in our public computer area.

You can help them out by ordering Fannie Mae candy at the Fall Festival 
or buying books at the Semi-Annual Book Sale starting October 29th.

Interested in joining the Friends of the Library 
and volunteering in your community? 
Call the library at 815-939-1696 for more information.

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


Registration for programs is required 
prior to the day of the event.




Storytime
Tuesday, October 15
10:15 A.M.—11:00 A.M.
 Enjoy the mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. This program is for children 6-months to 5-year-old with their parents and/or guardians.


Putting the Garden to Bed
Wednesday, October 16
YA and Adults
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Master Gardeners from the University of Illinois Extension Office will discuss the work that is needed to be done at the end of the growing season for your garden to prepare for winter and make it thrive the following year.



Adult Craft Night
Monday, October 21
6:30 – 7:30 PM
Join us for the return of Adult Craft Night. We will be making Mason jar lanterns and enjoying fall refreshments.



Storytime
Tuesday, October 22
10:15 AM—11:00 AM
 Enjoy the mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. This program is for children 6-months to 5-year-old with their parents and/or guardians.


Fall Festival
Saturday, October 26
12;00 Noon-1:30 PM
Spend the afternoon with us at our Annual Fall Festival. There will be games and a scavenger hunt. Stop at our Trunk-or-Treat line!



Friends of the Limestone Township Library 
Semi-Annual Book Sale is Coming!
Starting Monday, October 28th through November 9th.
Find old favorites and new treasures.

For more information or to register for any of our programs, 
stop in at the Library at 2701 W. Tower Road or call us at 815-939-1696.