Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Upcoming Events!





Summer Reading Kick Off Party!
Monday, June 10
6:00 P.M. -  7:30 P.M.

Celebrate the start of our 2019 Summer Reading Program!
Reserve a portion of our sidewalk to paint & decorate. Enter your name in our raffle to win super fun prizes. Play games, grab a bite to eat. Must be registered for our Summer Reading Program to attend.




Storytime
Tuesday., June 11
10:15 AM–11 AM
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 
Tues., June 11
6:15 PM-7:00 PM

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.

Little Rockers
Wed., June 12
Birth to Pre-K
10:30 AM-11 AM

Get ready to jump, scoot, and boogey with your little one! Little Rockers is a music, sensory, and reading-based program. We focus on parent-to-child interaction!


Puppet Theatre
Wednesday, June 12
Wednesday, June 19
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Grades 3rd - 5th

Join us every Wednesday for puppet theatre! Learn how to make your own puppets, props, and create a story. Set the stage and perform a show for family and friends!


For the Love of Libby: a Guide to E-Resources and Electronics 
Thursday, June 13
10:30 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.
Want to know about Libby and other library apps? Attend our program to help you work these apps on your devices to get the most out of your library card.

Act Your Heart Out
Thurs., June 13
Monday, June 17
Monday, June 24
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Kids in 5th grade and up, take a leap into the enthralling world of acting. We will cast individuals to perform in a comedy skit about librarians.
Participants get a special backstage pass, and a meet-and-greet with the cast of Acting Out Theatre's latest production - You're a Good Man,Charlie Brown.


Coloring and Coffee
Friday, June 14
11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Bring your coloring books, pencils, and markers for a morning session of coloring and socializing with others. Coffee and pastries provided. 


Father's Day Craft
Sat., June 15
 Pre-k - 3rd Gr.
10:30AM-11:30AM
Work on a craft that is a suitable gift for Dad on his special day. All supplies are provided, there is no cost for this program
.

Father's Day Craft
Sat., June 15
 3rd Gr. and up

12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Work on a craft that is a suitable gift for Dad on his special day.
All supplies are provided, there is no cost for this program
.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Summer Reading Registration!



Summer Reading Registration!

Have fun with us this summer as we explore the arts with 
this year’s summer reading program 
It’s Showtime.
Programming for summer reading begins June 10th
programming requires registration 
in the Summer Reading Program. 

For more information, call the Library at 815-939-1696.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Book Sale


Today is your lucky day! 
Our book sale is now $1.00 a Bag. 
Sale ends Monday, June 3rd.


Monday, May 13, 2019

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events

at Limestone Township Library District




Summer Reading Registration!
Registration begins Monday, May 20th
Have fun with us this summer as we explore the arts with this year’s summer reading program “It’s Showtime.” For more information, call the Library at 815-939-1696.






The Friends’ Semi-Annual Book Sale
Starting Date – Tuesday, May 21
The Friends of the Limestone Township Library District invites the community to the semi-annual book sale to discover old favorites and find new favorites. Hardcovers are $1.00 each and paperbacks are $.50 each. The sale runs through Monday, June 3rd.




For more information, stop in at the Library at 2701 W. Tower Road or call us at 815-939-1696. 

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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



   
    Homework Cafѐ
    Monday,
May 6th
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 the resources at the Library for class projects. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance.

Storytime
Tuesday, May 7th
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.

Stitch by Stitch
Wednesday, 
May 8th
Starting at 6:00 P.M.
Grab your crochet hooks, knitting needles, scrapbooks, or other crafting project for a fun night at the Library! Work on your project while talking and laughing with others. You supply your craft; we supply the space.

 

Early Closing – Friday, May 10, 2019
The Library is closing early at 3:00 P.M. on Friday, May 10 for staff training. We apologize for any inconvenience.





Mother’s Day Craft
Saturday, 
May 11th
11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. for K- 3rd Grade
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. for 3rd Grade and up
Celebrate the special woman in your life at the Library! Each session will have an age appropriate craft that becomes a special gift. There is no fee for this program, all supplies are provided.

Summer Reading Registration!
Registration begins Monday, May 20th
Have fun with us this summer as we explore the arts with this year’s summer reading program “It’s Showtime.” For more information, call the Library at 815-939-1696.

The Friends’ Semi-Annual Book Sale
Starting Date – Tuesday, May 21
The Friends of the Limestone Township Library District invites the community to the semi-annual book sale to discover old favorites and find new favorites. Hardcovers are $1.00 each and paperbacks are $.50 each. The sale runs through Monday, June 3rd.



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.

Monday, April 29, 2019

Job Opening




Job Posting: Circulation Assistant

The Limestone Township Library District is an equal opportunity employer

Job Description:
The Limestone Township Library District is looking for a friendly and enthusiastic individual for a circulation assistant position. Must be able to provide excellent customer service, be flexible, organized, and detail-oriented. Must be able to work well independently, as well as part of a team. Under the supervision of the Library Director, the Circulation Assistant performs tasks relating to circulating library materials, registering users, and general patron assistance. They deal responsibly with patron problems and emergencies to maintain a safe and pleasant work environment.

Qualifications
A. Minimum age 18 years.
B. High School Diploma (or equivalent) and/or previous library experience preferred.
C. At least one year of experience in a public contact position.
D. Position requires day, evening, and weekend hours.

Hours
Part-time: 6-11 hours/week

Salary
Hourly rate: $8.50/hour

Contact Information
Please send resume to:
Lynne Noffke, Director
Limestone Township Library District 
2701 W. Tower Road
Kankakee, Il 60901 
Phone: 815-939-1696
Fax: 815-939-1748
Email: lnoffke@limestonelibrary.org
www.limestonelibrary.org

Deadline for application: May 20, 2019, or until filled

See our Job Openings page for more information!

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District



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





Storytime
Tuesday, April 30th
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.


Evening Storytime 
Tuesday, 
April 30th
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.




Homework Cafѐ
Monday,
May 6th
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 the resources at the Library for class projects. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance.

Storytime
Tuesday, May 7th
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.

Stitch by Stitch
Wednesday, 
May 8th
6:15 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Grab your crochet hooks, knitting needles, scrapbooks, or other crafting project for a fun night at the Library! Work on your project while talking and laughing with others. You supply your craft; we supply the space.



Early Closing – Friday, May 10, 2019
The Library is closing early at 3:00 P.M. on Friday, May 10. We apologize for any inconvenience.



Mother’s Day Craft
Saturday, 
May 11th
11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. for K- 3rd Grade
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. for 3rd Grade and up
Celebrate the special woman in your life at the Library! Each session will have an age appropriate craft that becomes a special gift. There is no fee for this program, all supplies are provided.


Summer Reading Registration!
Registration begins Monday, May 12th
Have fun with us this summer as we explore the arts with this year’s summer reading program “It’s Showtime.” For more information, call the Library at 815-939-1696.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Job Opportunity






 Job Posting: Circulation Assistant

The Limestone Township Library District is an equal opportunity employer

Job Description:
The Limestone Township Library District is looking for a friendly and enthusiastic individual for a circulation assistant position. Must be able to provide excellent customer service, be flexible, organized, and detail-oriented. Must be able to work well independently, as well as part of a team. Under the supervision of the Library Director, the Circulation Assistant performs tasks relating to circulating library materials, registering users, and general patron assistance. They deal responsibly with patron problems and emergencies to maintain a safe and pleasant work environment.

Qualifications
A. Minimum age 18 years.
B. High School Diploma (or equivalent) and/or previous library experience preferred.
C. At least one year of experience in a public contact position.
D. Position requires day, evening, and weekend hours.

Hours
Part-time: 6-11 hours/week

Salary
Hourly rate: $8.50/hour

Contact Information
Please send resume to:
Lynne Noffke, Director
Limestone Township Library District 
2701 W. Tower Road
Kankakee, Il 60901 
Phone: 815-939-1696
Fax: 815-939-1748
Email: lnoffke@limestonelibrary.org
www.limestonelibrary.org

Deadline for application: May 20, 2019, or until filled

See our Job Openings page for more information!


Monday, April 22, 2019

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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






Storytime
Tuesday, April 23rd
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.



"Home" String Art    
Thursday, March 25th
5:30 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.                                 
Add rustic flare to your home with this homemade string art design! The project will be created on antiqued wooden boards. All supplies are provided, there is no fee for this program.



Lego Building – Family Style
Saturday, April 27th
11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.
Join us for an open play session with all of the family, creating buildings and creatures with Lego blocks. All supplies are provided, there is no fee for this program.


Storytime
Tuesday, April 30th
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.


Evening Storytime 
Tuesday, 
April 30th
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.


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.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

LTLD Board Meeting Postponed

F.Y.I.

Due to unforeseen circumstances
the Limestone Township Library District Board meeting
has been postponed to
Saturday, April 20th at 9:00 A.M.
We apologize for any inconvenience.



Sunday, April 14, 2019

Upcoming Events!

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District



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



Springtime Craft
Monday, April 15th
4:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Kindergarten - Third Grade
Bring your kids to the Library for some after-school arts and crafts! Their bright art will have springtime knocking at your door. All supplies are provided, there is no fee for this program.

Storytime
Tuesday, April 16th
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.


Easter Gifts
Wednesday, April 17th
6:00 P.M.- 7:00 P.M.
3rd-8th Grades
Stumped on gift ideas? Let us help! Head on over and create personalized DIY spa gifts. All supplies are provided; there is no fee for this program.


Homework Cafѐ
Monday, 
April 22nd
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 the resources at the Library for class projects. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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


Stop in the Library for National Library Week 
on April 8th thru April 13th
Each day we will have a quick game or make & take craft 
for patrons to celebrate libraries.




Homework Cafѐ
Monday,
April 8th
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 the resources at the Library for class projects. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance.

Storytime
Tuesday, April 9th
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.




Evening Storytime 
Tuesday, 
April 9th
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, April 10th
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.



Spring Celebration
Saturday, April 13th
12 Noon – 1:30 P.M.
Here comes Peter Cottontail… hopping to Limestone Township Library District! Join us for a visit with Mr. Peter, and Easter egg hunt, and games. Space is limited, reserve your spot today!


Monday, April 1, 2019

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events

at Limestone Township Library District


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








Stitch by Stitch
Wednesday, April 3
6:15 P.M.
Grab your crochet hooks, knitting needles, or scrap books for a fun night at the library! We invite crafters of all sorts to work on your latest project with other crafting enthusiasts.


Homework Cafѐ 
Monday, April 8th
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 the resources at the Library for class projects. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance.

Storytime
Tuesday, April 9th
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.



Evening Storytime 
Tuesday, April 9th
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, April 10th
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.




Spring Celebration
Saturday, April 13th
12 Noon – 1:30 P.M.
Here comes Peter Cottontail… hopping to Limestone Township Library District! Join us for a visit with Mr. Peter, and Easter egg hunt, and games. Space is limited, reserve your spot today!



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.