Monday, April 24, 2017

Upcoming Events!


Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township 
Library District


Registration for programs is required prior to the day of the event.
Call the Library at  815-939-1696 to sign up.


 

Caudill Award Book Club
Monday, April 24
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.

Kid in 4th-7th Grade get to meet each month to discuss a Caudill Award winning book from the past year. Books are available for pick-up ahead of time at the Front Desk. April's selection is The Crossover by Kwame Alexander.

Teen Book Club
Tuesday, April 25                                                                                                                 6:30P.M.-7:30P.M.

Read and discuss Y.A. novels for young adults in 9th - 12th grades. Books are available at the Front Desk. April’s selection is Replica by Lauren Oliver

Storytime at Night
Thursday, April 27
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M. 
Come for Storytime in the Evening. 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.

Friday, April 28
Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Drop Off at 4:00 P.M.
Pre-K to  2nd Grade
It’s a Night at the Library for your favorite stuffed animal. Bring them to the Library at 4:00 P.M. on Friday afternoon. Then you come back to pick them up at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday. There will be a story time session along with pictures of what the stuffed animals were up to during the night.



Monarch Book Club
Monday, May 1
6:30 - 7:30 P.M.
Kids in 1st -3rd Grade have their own book club. We will read the book of the month at our gathering time and have a crafting session

Storytime at Night
Thursday, May 4
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M. 
Come for Storytime in the Evening. 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.

Mother’s Day Craft
Saturday, May 6
1:00 P.M. – 2 P.M.
For Kids in Kindergarten and up

Work on a craft that is suitable for being a gift to Mom on her special day. All supplies are provided, there is no cost for this program. 





Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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



Egg Decorating                                                                                   Friday, April 14                                                                                 1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.                            
Kindergarten and up                                                                            Make colorful eggs to decorate the season. All supplies are provided. There is not fee for this class.


Banzai! Financial Literacy
Monday, April 17
& Thursday, April 20
6:30 - 7:30 P.M.                                                                                                                                       
5th Grade and up
Banzai! is a computer-based educational tool that helps teach the value of a dollar. Sponsored by Riverside Community Credit Union, the program starts with a pre-test that takes the participant through a group of life financial situations. The program is held in two sessions. 

Tiny Explorers
Tuesday, April 18
10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M                                                                                                            
Playing at a number of stations, children will learn fine motor skills with the help of manipulative toys. These activities are meant for children from ages 6 months to 5-years-old.

Dave Baron – Author
Pembroke: A Rural Black Community on the Illinois Dunes
Tuesday, April 18
6:30 P.M.  – 7:30 P.M.
Author Dave Baron will read from his new book about the Pembroke community in the eastern portion of Kankakee County. There will be a question-and-answer period as well.

Earth Day Celebration
Saturday, April 22
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Join us for an afternoon as we celebrate Mother Earth. This event is for kids in Kindergarten and up.

Caudill Award Book Club
Monday, April 24
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.

Kid in 4th-7th Grade get to meet each month to discuss a Caudill Award winning book from the past year. Books are available for pick-up ahead of time at the Front Desk. April's selection is The Crossover by Kwame Alexander.

Teen Book Club
Tuesday, April 25                                                                                                                 
6:30 P.M.-7:30 P.M.
Read and discuss Y.A. novels for young adults in 9th - 12th grades. Books are available at the Front Desk. April’s selection is Replica by Lauren Oliver

Storytime at Night
Thursday, April 27
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M. 
Come for Storytime in the Evening. 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.

Friday, April 28
Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Drop Off at 4:00 P.M.
Pre-K to  2nd Grade

It’s a Night at the Library for your favorite stuffed animal. Bring them to the Library at 4:00 P.M. on Friday afternoon. Then you come back to pick them up at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday. There will be a story time session along with pictures of what the stuffed animals were up to during the night.

Friday, March 31, 2017

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District

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





Storytime at Night
Thursday, April 6
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M. 
Come for Storytime in the Evening. 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.



Lego Building   
 Saturday, April 8                                                                                               
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    
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.

Monarch Book Club
Monday, April 10
6:30 - 7:30 P.M.
Kids in 1st -3rd Grade have their own book club. We will read the book of the month at our gathering time and have a crafting session.

Adult Coloring and Cookies                                                     Monday, April 10
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Come for an evening of coloring and relaxation as you create beautiful pictures. Bring your own coloring book and medium (colored pencils, markers, or crayons), or use our colored pencils and coloring pages.




Adult Book Club                                                                                                            
Tuesday, April 11                                                                                                                        
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.                                                                                                                 
Join us for lively discussion as we explore various genres every month. This month’s selection is The Same Kind of Different as Me by Ron Hall, Denver Moore with Lin Vincent. Pick up a book at the Front Desk when you register. We can put a book on hold if needed.

Egg Decorating     
Friday, April 14                                                                         
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.                                     
Kindergarten and up                                                                             Make colorful eggs to decorate the season. All supplies are provided. There is not fee for this class.





Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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



An American Doll Movie and Craft  Day
Saturday, March 25
12 P.M. – 2:30 P.M.
Spend the Afternoon watching Felicity: An American Girl Movie. Afterwards we will work on a craft. All supplies are provided and there is no fee for this program.




Caudill Award Book Club
Monday, March 27
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.

Kid in 4th-7th Grade get to meet each month to discuss a Caudill Award winning book from the past year. Books are available for pick-up ahead of time at the Front Desk. January's selection is The Fourteenth Goldfish


Teen Book Club
Tuesday, March 28                                                                                                                 6:30P.M.-7:30P.M.

Read and discuss Y.A. novels for young adults in 9th - 12th grades. Books are available at the Front Desk. March’s selection is I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson. 





Movie Day – Finding Dory                                                                          
Wednesday, March 29                                                                                        1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.                                                                                                              
School is out! Come to the Library and watch a movie with your friends. Popcorn and Lemonade will be served.





 Life Size Game Day 
Thursday, March 30                                                                                                                               1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Play games with pieces that are a big as you are. Join us for an afternoon of life-size Jenga and Ker-Plunk. For kids in Kindergarten and up.



YA Games                                                                                           
Thursday, March 30                                                   
5:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.                                                                         Join us for game time fun as we explore a number of games including Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, Jungle Speed, Uno, and life-size games. For kids in 7th grade and above.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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



Lego Building
Saturday, March 11
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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.

 
Spring Fling YA/Adult Craft Night
Tuesday,  March 14
 6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Get out for a Spring Fling night of Crafting. Every one will have a project, just not all of the same one. All supplies are included and there is no fee. This program is for Young Adults (7th grade and older) and Adults.



Adult Book Club                                                                             
Tuesday, March 14                                                                            
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.                                                                                                                 
Join us for lively discussion as we explore various genres every month. This month’s selection is The Rainbow Cones and Goes by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt. Pick up a book at the Front Desk when you register. We can put a book on hold if needed.

Tiny Explorers
Tuesday, March 21
10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M                                                                                                             
Playing at a number of stations, children will learn fine motor skills with the help of manipulative toys. These activities are meant for children from ages 6 months to 5-years-old. 


Excel
Wednesday, March 22
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Build your Excel skills in this session for beginners.
Gain hands-on experience by learning how to work with formulas, enter and edit data, create charts, format worksheets, and much more.  Practice what you learn by creating your own usable worksheets.



An American Doll Movie and Craft Day
Saturday, March 25
12 P.M. – 2:30 P.M.

Spend the Afternoon watching Felicity: An American Girl Movie. Afterwards we will work on a craft. All supplies are provided and there is no fee for this program.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events 

at Limestone Township Library District


Registration for programs is required prior to the day of the event.
Call the Library at 815-939-1696 to Register.




Storytime at Night
Thursday, March 2
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M. 

Come for Storytime in the Evening. 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.




Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss Party
Saturday, March 4
1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.
Kids in pre-school thru 3rd Grade
Join us for a day of celebrating reading with crafts, games, and a whole lot of fun! Sponsored by the Friends of the Limestone Township Library.




Monarch Book Club
Monday, March 6
6:30 - 7:30 P.M.
Kids in 1st -3rd Grade have their own book club. We will read the book of the month at our gathering time and have a crafting session.

Lego Building
Saturday, March 11
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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.



Spring Fling YA/Adult Craft Night
Tuesday,  March 14
 6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Get out for a Spring Fling night of Crafting. All supplies are included and there is no fee. This program is for Young Adults (7th grade and older) and Adults.




Adult Book Club     
Tuesday, March 14                                                                                                                          
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.                                                                                                                
Join us for lively discussion as we explore various genres every month. This month’s selection is The Rainbow Cones and Goes by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt. Pick up a book at the Front Desk when you register. We can put a book on hold if needed.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events 
at Limestone Township Library District


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



Storytime at Night
Thursday, February 23
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M. 

Come for Storytime in the Evening. 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.



Caudill Award Book Club
Monday, February 27
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.

Kid in 4th-7th Grade get to meet each month to discuss a Caudill Award winning book from the past year. Books are available for pick-up ahead of time at the Front Desk. February's selection is Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan.

Teen Book Club
Tuesday, February 28
6:30P.M.-7:30P.M.

Read and discuss Y.A. novels for young adults in 9th - 12th grades. Books are available at the Front Desk. February's selection is When She Woke by Hillary Jordan.

Storytime at Night
Thursday, March 2
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M. 

Come for Storytime in the Evening. 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.


Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss Party
Saturday, March 4
1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.
Kids in pre-school thru 3rd Grade
Join us for a day of celebrating reading with crafts, games, and a whole lot of fun! Sponsored by the Friends of the Limestone Township Library.



Monarch Book Club
Monday, March 6
6:30 - 7:30 P.M.
Kids in 1st -3rd Grade have their own book club. We will read the book of the month at our gathering time and have a crafting session.

YA/Adult Craft Night
Tuesday, March 7
 6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Get out for a night of Crafting. All supplies are included and there is no fee. This program is for Young Adults (7th grade and older) and Adults.

Lego Building
Saturday, March 11
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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.






Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District

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

Lego Building
Saturday, February 18
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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.




The Library will be closed on Monday, February 20 in observance of President’s Day. 
We will re-open on Tuesday, February 21 at 10:00 A.M.





Tiny Explorers    
Tuesday, February 21    
10:00 A.M           
Playing at a number of stations, children will learn fine motor skills with the help of manipulative toys. These activities are meant for children from ages 6 months to 5-years-old.


Storytime at Night
Thursday, February 23
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M. 

Come for Storytime in the Evening. 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.



Caudill Award Book Club
Monday, February 27
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.

Kid in 4th-7th Grade get to meet each month to discuss a Caudill Award winning book from the past year. Books are available for pick-up ahead of time at the Front Desk. February's selection is Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan.





Teen Book Club
Tuesday, February 28
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.

Read and discuss Y.A. novels for young adults in 9th - 12th grades. Books are available at the Front Desk. February's selection is When She Woke by Hillary Jordan.

Storytime at Night
Thursday, March 2
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M. 

Come for Storytime in the Evening. 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.



Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss Party
Saturday, March 4
1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.
Kids in pre-school thru 3rd Grade
Join us for a day of celebrating reading with crafts, games, and a whole lot of fun! Sponsored by the Friends of the Limestone Township Library.