Monday, September 17, 2018

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events

at Limestone Township Library District
  
Registration for programs is required prior to the day of the event.



Senior Yoga with Julia McDonald
Monday, September 17th
11:00AM - 12:00 Noon

 Wear something easy to move in and grab your tennis shoes, we are going to do yoga!
Instructor Julia McDonald is going to teach us meditation techniques and breathing awareness by using gentle movement to increase mobility of the spine, shoulders and hips.
Leave feeling refreshed and renewed!

Homework Cafѐ
Monday, September 17
3:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

6th Grade - 12th Grade  

Come to the Library with your friends to study in the meeting room. Use various resources at the Library for class projects. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance. Snacks will be provided. 

Storytime
Tuesday, September 18
10:15A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
Enjoy the mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. Parents and guardians can bring their 6-months to 5-year-old children.

Evening Storytime
Tuesday, September 18
6:15 P.M. –7:00 P.M.
Come during an early evening program to enjoy the mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. Parents and guardians can bring their
6-months to 5-year-old children. PJ's encouraged.



Monarch Book Club
Wednesday, September 19th
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

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.




Family Movie
Saturday, September 22
12:00 Noon – 2:00 P.M.
Join us for a Family Movie at the Library when we present Coco. Popcorn and lemonade will be served. Register in advance.

Essential Oils Class
Wednesday, September 26th
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.

Learn the basics on how Essential Oils
can help improve your life and how to use them effectively, starting with learning different blends and techniques.

Monday, September 10, 2018

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events

at Limestone Township Library District


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




Homework Cafѐ
Mondays Starting September 10th
3:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

6th Grade - 12th Grade  

Come to the Library with your friends to study in the meeting room. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance. Snacks will be provided. 

Storytime
Tuesday, September 11
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. Parents and guardians can bring their 6-months to 5-year-old children.

Adult Book Club
Tuesday, September 11
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively discussion as we talk about Never Caught by Erica Armstrong Dunbar. There are books available at the Desk. We can always put more on hold.



BlueStem Book Club
Wednesday, September 12
6:00 P.M. –7:00 P.M.
Kids in 3rd – 5th Grade will meet each month to discuss a book from the Bluestem Award Nominee list. Books will be available at the Front Desk. This month’s selection is A Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt.





Ladies Night Out: Canvas and Cookies
Thursday, September 13th
5:00 P.M. -7:00 P.M.

Come one, come all. Paint a canvas, share a cookie. Grab your favorite kind of cookie to share and come to the Library for Canvas and Cookie night. Craft materials will be provided. There is a $5.00 supply fee for this program. You must preregister.




Senior Yoga with Julia McDonald
Monday, September 17th
11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon

 Wear something easy to move in and grab your tennis shoes, we are going to do yoga! Instructor Julia McDonald is going to teach us meditation techniques and breathing awareness by using gentle movement to increase mobility of the spine, shoulders and hips.
Leave feeling refreshed and renewed!





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. Visit the website to see a listing of all programming at www.limestonelibrary.org.

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District

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


Storytime
Tuesday, September 4
10:15A.M. – 11:00 P.M.
Enjoy the mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. Parents and guardians can bring their 6-months to 5-year-old children.

 

Storytime at Night
Tuesday, September 4
6:15 P.M. –7:00 P.M.
Come during an early evening program to enjoy the mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. Parents and guardians can bring their 6-months to 5-year-old children. PJ’s encouraged.



Internet Basics
Friday, September 7th
11:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon
Do you want to improve your computer skills and learn about the internet? Come to the library to learn internet basics so you can maneuver around the world wide web.

Grandparents' Day Craft
Saturday, September 8
11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon

K-5th Grades
Have fun making a handprint craft to celebrate our grandparents. There is no fee for this program, all supplies are provided.



Homework Cafѐ
Mondays Starting September 10th
3:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

6th Grade - 12th Grade  

Come to the Library with your friends to study in the meeting room. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance. Snacks will be provided. 


Storytime
Tuesday, September 11
10:15A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
Enjoy the mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. Parents and guardians can bring their 6-months to 5-year-old children.

Adult Book Club
Tuesday, September 11
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively discussion as we talk about Never Caught by Erica Armstrong Dunbar. There are books available at the Desk. We can always put more on hold.



BlueStem Book Club
Wednesday, September 12
6:00 P.M. –7:00 P.M.
Kids in 3rd – 5th Grade will meet each month to discuss a book from the Bluestem Award Nominee list. Books will be available at the Front Desk. This month’s selection is A Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt.





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. Visit the website to see a listing of all programming at www.limestonelibrary.org.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events

at Limestone Township Library District


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






Storytime
Tuesday, August 28
10:15A.M. – 11:00 P.M.
Enjoy the mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. Parents and guardians can bring their 6-months to 5-year-old children.


BlueStem Book Club
Wednesday, August 29
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Kids in 3rd – 5th Grade will meet each month to discuss a book from the Bluestem Award Nominee list. Books will be available at the Front Desk. This month’s selection is Game Changer by John Coy.



GRFK – Back to School
Thursday, August 30
6:30 PM-7:30 PM

Ages 3- 5 years old
Getting Ready for Kindergarten program welcomes you to come and enjoy Back-to-School readiness! This program for children ages 3-5 years old who are not yet in kindergarten is funded by a grant from the Community Works fund from the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley. 


Storytime
Tuesday, September 4
10:15A.M. – 11:00 P.M.
Enjoy the mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. Parents and guardians can bring their 6-months to 5-year-old children.
  
Internet Basics
Friday, September 7th
11:00 A.M.
Do you want to improve your computer skills and learn about the internet? Come to the library to learn internet basics so you can maneuver around the world wide web.



Grandparents' Day Craft
Saturday, September 8
11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

K-5th Grades
Have fun making a handprint craft to celebrate our grandparents. There is no fee for this program, all supplies are provided.




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. Visit the website to see a listing of all programming at www.limestonelibrary.org.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Rescheduled Board Meeting






F. Y. I.

The Limestone Township Library District board meeting 
to be held on Thursday, August 16th
 has been rescheduled to
Thursday, August 23rd.

The board meeting will start immediately following
the budget hearing which starts at 7:00 P.M.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Getting Ready for Kindergarten




GRFK - Summer Sensory Play
Thursday, July 26
6:30 PM-7:30 PM
Ages 3- 5 years old

Getting Ready for Kindergarten  
welcomes you to come and enjoy SUMMER sensory play! 

This program for children ages 3-5 years old who are not yet in kindergarten 
is funded by a grant from the Community Works fund
 from the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley. 

Register by calling the Library at 815-939-1696




Sunday, July 8, 2018

This Week at the Library



Upcoming Events

at Limestone Township Library District

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




Craft: Flag plate
Monday, July 9
1:00 P.M. – 2 P.M.
For kids in Kindergarten thru 2nd Grade
Travel all 50 states through paints and paper. This program is free, all supplies are provided.

Route 66 on a Tank of Gas: The Mother Road in Illinois
Monday, July 9
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Route 66 on a Tank of Gas shows the many Mother Road attractions along Illinois’ 300 miles of the highway. We explore the importance of the Travel corridor from Chicago to St. Louis dating back centuries. Starting in the 1920s Illinois became a leader in building “hard roads,” pulling the Land of Lincoln “out of the mud” on modern ribbons of concrete. All the while, getting our kicks on Illinois Route 66.

Storytime: Binoculars
Tuesday, July 10
10:00 A.M. – 11:00 P.M.
Pre-Kindergarten
Can you see high and low? Can you see far away and up close? Make and take a binocular with us!

Adult Book Club
Tuesday, July 10
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively discussion as we talk about Radium Girls. There are books available at the Desk. We can always put more on hold.





Craft: Cactus in a Pot
Thursday, July 12
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
3rd-5th  Grades
Come make and create your very own cactus. It will live forever, and it will never stick you. Join us for this fun craft!




Listen with the Dogs
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Friday, July 13
Pre-K- 3rd
Children will have a chance listen to a story with a trained therapy dog on site, giving the children a sense of companionship as they listen.



After Hours Movie: Game Night
Friday, July 13
6:00 PM
Come out to the library to watch the movie GAME NIGHT.  Kick back and enjoy the movie, or enjoy a board game while you watch. Your choice!


Friday, July 6, 2018

Special Program: Route 66 on a Tank of Gas


Route 66 on a Tank of Gas: The Mother Road in Illinois
Monday, July 9
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.


Dave Clark's Route 66 on a Tank of Gas 
shows the many Mother Road attractions 
along Illinois’ 300 miles of the highway. 
We explore the importance of the Travel corridor 
from Chicago to St. Louis dating back centuries. 
Starting in the 1920s, Illinois became a leader 
in building “hard roads,”
 pulling the Land of Lincoln “out of the mud” 
on modern ribbons of concrete.
 All the while, getting our kicks on Illinois Route 66.

Register by calling the Library at 815-939-1696.



Monday, July 2, 2018

This Week's Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District

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




Senior Yoga with Julia McDonald
Monday, July 2
11:00 AM -12:00 PM
Wear something easy to move in and grab your tennis shoes, we are going to do yoga! Instructor Julia McDonald is going to teach us meditation techniques and breathing awareness by using gentle movement to increase mobility of the spine, shoulders and hips. Leave feeling refreshed and renewed!

Eggs in a Nest
Monday, July 2
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Description: Have you always wanted to make a birdhouse and eat a snack at the same time? Come to the library! For kids in Kindergarten thru 2nd grade.




Storytime Spider webs
Tuesday,  July 3
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Description: Do you like spiders? Create your sweet spider and listen to a story at the library. For Kids in Pre-school and Kindergarten.




Pizza Pie Party
Thursday, July 5:
1:00 PM -2:00 PM
Description: Put on your chef hat, grab a rolling pin, and make a pizza at the library.  This program is for kids in 3rd-5th Grades.

Family Movie AND Dinner - FERDINAND
Friday, July 6:
6:00 PM
All Ages
Parents have the night out and bring your family to the movies! Dinner will be served.


Lego Building
Saturday, July 7
11:00 AM - 12 Noon

Our Lego building blocks and your creativity can only add up to lots of fun at the library. Join us and other Lego enthusiasts for an afternoon of building fun. For children in Kindergarten and up.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events

at Limestone Township Library District


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



Monday, June 25
Craft: Fruit Sushi
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

 Take a quick trip to Japan in an hour or less. Roll your own sushi at the library.

Storytime:
Fruit Pie
Tuesday, June 26:
10:00 AM-11:00 AM

Pre-K thru K
Grab your whisk and get ready to mix. Come to storytime and make your own fruit pie.

YA/Adult Craft: Canvas and Cookies
Tuesday, June 26
6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Paint a canvas, share a cookie. Grab your favorite kind of cookie to share and come to the Library for Canvas and Cookie night. Craft materials will be provided. There is no charge for this program.





Author Visit with J Dennis Marek
The Ultimate Survivor

Wednesday, June 27th
6:30 P.M.  – 7:30 P.M.

J. Dennis Marek wrote about the incredible story of Wally Pieszka, now a Bonfield resident, who wore the uniforms of both Nazi Germany and the Allied Forces, and survived the toughest challenges of the Twentieth century. Meet with Marek as he shares his experience of writing this amazing story.



PC Cleaning Class
Thursday, June 28:
10:00 AM-11:30AM

Learn the basics on how to keep your computer running smoothly with the help of a few tools.

Cupcake Decorating
Thursday, June 28
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

3rd-5th Grades
Want to decorate a cupcake, but don't want the mess? Come to the library and leave the mess here! Materials will be provided. All supplies provided, there is no cost for this program.






GRFK - Summer Sensory Play
Thursday, June 28
6:30 PM-7:30 PM

Ages 3- 5 years old
Getting Ready for Kindergarten program welcomes you to come and enjoy SUMMER sensory play! This program for children ages 3-5 years old who are not yet in kindergarten is funded by a grant from the Community Works fund from the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley. 


Family Festival
Saturday, June 30

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Come one, come all; big and small. Enjoy the afternoon at our 1st annual family festival with face painting, water balloons, Ruel's Reps, Limestone Fire Department, Chicago Jedi, fun carnival games, and more.


Thursday, June 21, 2018

Program Cancelled!

Program Change

Due to the lack of registration 
the Friday night movie (6/22/18)

 I Can Only Imagine
has been cancelled.

Please check your calendars 
and call the Library to register for other programs 
at 815-939-1696.



Stay dry today!!

Monday, June 18, 2018

Upcoming Programs for this week!


Upcoming Events

at Limestone Township Library District

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




Craft: Space Sun Catcher
Monday, June 18
1:00 PM-2:00PM
Kindergarten – 2nd Grade
Ever want to bring home Saturn, but not wanting to travel 746 million miles? NOW YOU CAN! Paint your space sun catcher with us and bring home your piece of the galaxy!
  

Storytime: Aliens
Tuesday, June 19
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Pre-K thru Kindergarten
10am-11am
Have you ever seen a flying saucer? Come make your own glowing, floating, soaring ship with us!

Craft Galaxy Jar
Thursday, June 21
1:00 PM -2:00 PM
3rd Grade - 5th Grade
Description: Swirling planets, glittering stars, exploding suns…OH NO! Create a galaxy jar at the library.




After Hours Movie: I Can Only Imagine
Friday, June 22
6:00 PM
Adults
Adults, come out for a relaxing night to rest and watch a movie. Snacks and tissues will be provided.






Field Trip: Strickler Planetarium at ONU
Saturday, June 23
Meet Time at ONU - 5:45pm
3rdGrade and Up
Join us for a night time filed trip to the ONU Planetarium. “A gang of rogue pirates will stop at nothing to unleash their awesome power against the universe. Now, only one valiant ship stands between the pirates and their total domination of space. It’s a race against time as our heroes try to save the universe and defend itself against the attack of the space pirates. Join the Starship Intrepid as they battle good over evil!”