Wednesday, November 26, 2014


Happy Thanksgiving to Our Patrons and Our Community.


The Library will be closed on 
Thursday, November 27th and Friday, November 28th
We will re-open on Saturday, November 29th 
at 10:00 a.m.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Upcoming Events at the Library

Registration is required for all programs. 
Please stop in at the Front Desk or 
call the Library at 815-939-1696 to reserve your spot.

Wednesday, November 26th, 1:00 p.m. start time, No School Movie Day featuring Despicable Me 2
Join us for free popcorn and lemonade as we get together to watch the hilarious movie Despicable Me 2 with all of the minions as evil scientist Gru teams up with a beautiful spy to find out who is smuggling dangerous chemicals. Children in grades pre-k and up are invited to attend.




Saturday, November 29th,  1:00 - 2:00 P.M., Lego Building
Have fun with other Lego enthusiasts creating objects with our Lego blocks. This play session is meant for children in Kindergarten through 5th Grade.

Tuesday, December 2nd & Thursday December 4th, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., Storytime
Storytime is a mix of crafts, stories, music and snacks to help young children develop a love for reading. Parents and guardians can bring their 6-months to five-year-old children in for a time of storytelling, crafting, music, and fun.


Monday, December 8th, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m., An Evening with Santa
The Limestone Township Friends of the Library presents a special evening with the jolly Man from  the North Pole. Children in Pre-school through 3rd grade, along with their parents, are invited to participate in crafts, games, and a special visit in the Peterson Schoolhouse to tell Santa of their gift wish list. Santa will read ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas promptly at 6:00 p.m. Space is limited so register early.





Saturday, December 13th, 1:00 - 2:00 P.M., Winter Reading Program Kick-off Frozen Party
Join us as we kick off the winter reading program, Reading is Cool. It's certain to be an event "worth melting for."




Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Monday, November 10, 2014

Coming Up at the Library

Thursday, November 13th at 6:30 p.m. till 7:30 p.m., Adult Craft Night
Why should kids have all the fun? Get together with friends to make a decorative craft for the season with Miss Pat.


Saturday, November 15th,  1:00 p.m. till 2:00 P.M., Lego Building
Have fun with other Lego enthusiasts creating objects with our Lego blocks. This play session is meant for children in Kindergarten through 5th Grade.

Tuesday, November 18th, 6:30 p.m. till 7:30 p.m, Fizz, Boom Read – Family Reading Night
Spend the evening at the library, celebrating the joy of reading. There will be a story time and some fun scientific experimentation with Mr. Brian Noffke, science teacher at Herscher High School. Will a pumpkin be exploded? Only Mr. Noffke knows for sure. This event is for all members of the family.
Please register ahead of time for this program.

Wednesday, November 19th ,  6:30 p.m. till 7:30 p.m., Adult Craft Night

Why should kids have all the fun? Get together with friends to make a decorative craft for the season with Miss Pat. This month’s craft is a holiday topper that can be used in a variety of décor articles.

Saturday, November 22nd ,  1:00 p.m. till 2:00 p.m., Holiday Craft Time for Kids
Have fun crafting  something for the Holidays. Bring the kids in first grade on up to make a special item for the season with Miss Pat.

Wednesday, November 26th, 1:00 p.m. start time, Movie Day featuring Despicable Me

Join us for free popcorn and lemonade as we get together to watch the hilarious movie Despicable Me with all of the minions as evil scientist Gru attempts to steal the moon. Children in grades pre-k and up are invited to attend.


Sign up for any of these programs by stopping in at the Front Desk or call the Library at 815-939-1696.





Monday, November 3, 2014



Friends of the Library Book Sale
is now selling
One Bag of Books for
One Buck




Get them before they all flyaway on 
Saturday, November 8th. 


Wednesday, October 29, 2014





Monday, November 10th and Wednesday, November 12th from 10:00 a.m. till 11:30 a.m., Intro to Word
  Learn the basics of the Word program with instructor Theresa Shafiabady. Adults who sign up for this program will need to attend both days of the program.

Monday, November 10th from 10:30 a.m. till 11:30 a.m., Veterans Reception
 In honor of Veteran's Day, we invite area veterans to come to the Library for coffee and donuts.

 Monday, November 10th at 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Reading to the Dogs
 Calling all kids, from pre-school on up, to read to our special therapy dogs who like listening to stories from a lot of different books. If your child cannot read yet, mom or dad can read to both the child and the dog.

Saturday, November 15th, 1:00 p.m. till 2:00 P.M., Lego Building
Have fun with other Lego enthusiasts creating objects with our Lego blocks. This play session is meant for children in Kindergarten through 5th Grade.

Tuesday, November 18th, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Fizz, Boom Read – Family Reading Night
Spend the evening at the library, celebrating the joy of reading. There will be a story time and some scientific experimentation that might lead to some fun. This event is for all members of the family. Please register ahead of time for this program.

Wednesday, November 19th at 6:30 p.m. till 7:30 p.m., Adult Craft Night
Why should kids have all the fun? Get together with friends to make a decorative craft for the season with Miss Pat. This month’s craft is a holiday topper that can be used in a variety of décor articles.



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.





















Friday, October 24, 2014

Fall Festival



Fall Festival
Saturday, October 25
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.





Stop in to see our Boo-utiful decorations 
for Fall Festival. 
We plan to have a lot of fun this year. 

There will be: 
*Storytime in our Spooky School House with the Acting Out Theatre Group
*Crafts
*Wagon Rides
*Door Prizes

Sign up by stopping in at the Front Desk or call the Library at 815-939-1696

Wednesday, October 15, 2014


Coming Up at The Library! 

Saturday, October 18th,  1:00 p.m. till 2:00 P.M., Lego Building
Have fun with other Lego enthusiasts creating objects with our Lego blocks. This play session is meant for children in Kindergarten through 5th Grade.

October 20th and October 22nd from 10:00 a.m. till 11:30 a.m., Intro to Email
Learn the basics of email with instructor Theresa Shafiabady. Adults who sign up for this program will need to attend both days of the program.

October 20, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. YA Book Club
Join us for book club night for kids in 5th through 8th grade. For the month of October we are reading Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief. Come along for a lively discussion.

 
Monday, October 20th at 6:30  - 7:30 p.m. Reading to the Dogs
Calling all kids, from pre-school on up, to read to our special therapy dogs who like listening to stories from a lot of different books. If your child cannot read yet, mom or dad can read to both the child and the dog.



Tuesday, October 21st and Thursday October 23rd, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Storytime

Storytime is a mix of crafts, stories, music and snacks to help young children develop a love for reading. Parents and guardians can bring their 6-months to five-year-old children in for a time of storytelling, crafting, music, and fun. 



Thursday, October 23rd from 6:00 p.m. till 7:30 P.M., Busse and Rieck Meet Up!
Join us for a special presentation at the Busse and Rieck store on Station Street by their lead designers to get ideas on new trends in home decor including Nordic ethnic pieces and Owls. Refreshments are included. This event is free but space is limited. Hurry to sign up for your spot!

Saturday, October 25th from 1:00 P.M. till 2:30 P.M., Fall Festival
The Friends of the Limestone Library present the Annual Fall Festival for all ages. Families are invited to come and enjoy an afternoon of fun activities including story time in our Spooky Schoolhouse with the Acting Out Theatre Group, crafts, wagon rides, book sale, and door prizes. Come dressed in costume to add to the fun!
 

 

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The October 16th Board Meeting has been rescheduled for
Thursday, October 23, 2014.

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Library Closed Columbus Day

The Library Will Be Closed Monday, October 13th
 in Observance of Columbus Day




We Will Re-open Tuesday, October 14th at 10:00 A.M.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

This week at the Library



This Week at the Library



Thursday, October 9, 10 a.m. till 11 a.m., Storytime 
Parent and guardians can bring their 6 months to five year old children in for a time of crafting, storytelling, music, and fun that helps develop a love of learning.
 

Thursday, October 9th, Start time 1:00 P.M., Movie Day
Join us for an afternoon of movie watching. This afternoon we are viewing Monster House, a movie about three friends who confront the spooky house on the block. For kids in kindergarten and up. 
Free popcorn and lemonade will be served.


Friday, October 10th from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Spooktacular Craft
Calling all children in 2nd to 5th grade to help create spooktacular Halloween decorations.


Saturday, October 11th from 1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M., Kankakee Valley Model Flyers Club
Spend the afternoon with the Kankakee Valley Model Flyers Club as they demonstrate how to fly remote control planes. Participants will learn how to fly remote control planes with the use of computer generated programs. For kids in 5th grade and older.