Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Position Available



We have an opportunity for employment at the Library!
Visit our Job Opportunity page 
to find out more information


Monday, August 5, 2019

Back-to-School


It’s Back to School time!

School Supply Checklist

1.  Pens & Pencils
2.  Paper and/or spiral notebooks
3.   Folders and/or Binders
4. New Clothes
5. Library Card up-to-date!
(Call us at 815-939-1696 to make sure your card 
is ready for the new school year)









Monday, July 15, 2019

Summer Reading

Thank you for participating 
in our Summer Reading Program!


You made it Grrreeeaaat!

Please to call to find out when the 
day trip bags will be ready for pick up.



Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Reading Logs Due!

THREE DAYS UNTIL READING LOGS ARE DUE!

Did you know that if you complete your Summer Reading Log, you get prizes?! 
Let us tell you what's up!
By completing the program, you will receive:
Bookfield Zoo Pass, coupons for local restaurants, 
a free kids meal from Wendy's, 
a movie pass for Classic Cinemas Theaters (YOUTH ONLY)
, AND MORE!


You will also be admitted to our special program this Saturday:
DAN GOGH: MAGIC AND ART SHOW! 
Get ready to be amazed by Dan Gogh's magical show! 
This program is only for participants of our Summer Reading Program 
who have completed the program!



Make sure you get those reading logs turned in by 
Friday, July 12th by 5:00 PM for these special prizes! 
If you have any questions, 
contact the library at (815) 939-1696 or stop in!

Friday, July 5, 2019

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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




   
     Lego Building Family Style
     Saturday, July 6
     11:00 A.M. – 2:00 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.

Imagination Station
Monday, July 8
11AM - 12 Noon

Grab your costumes and get ready to play! This is a story, craft, and dress-up program that encourages the growth and creativity of ages pre-K through 2nd grade.

Ice Cream Goodies
Monday, July 8
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
5th Grade and up

Do you have a sweet tooth? Make your own ice cream creations with us! Ice cream sandwiches, milk shakes, oh my! What will you make?


Storytime
Tuesday, July 9
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.


Field Trip!
LeeHan Martial Arts
Tuesday, July 9
Meet at 11:30 A.M. at the LeeHan Martial Arts Academy in Bourbonnais. Take a tour of the school and have a class to get a taste of the martial arts. 


Evening Storytime 
Tuesday, July 9
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.

Adult Book Club 
Tuesday, July 9
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Join us as we discuss The Garden of Small Beginnings by Abbi Waxman, a fiction novel dealing with grief and gardening. Books are available for pick up at the Front Desk.



Little Rockers
Wednesday, July 10
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, July 10
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!

Stitch by Stitch
Wednesday, July 10
6:15 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.


Senior Yoga
Thursday, July 11
10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.
Take a pause from your summer errands and join us for yoga at the library. Chairs are provided if needed.


DIY Wooden Crate
Thursday, July 11
Starts at 6:15 P.M.
Get your hands in the dirt with this DIY flower box! We will be re-purposing wooden crates with a distressed flare. Add this perfect touch of rustic warmth to your home. All supplies provided. There is no fee.

Coloring and Coffee
Friday, July 12
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. 

Summer Reading Program
Reading logs for Summer Reading are due by 5:00 P.M. Please bring them to the Front Desk and receive your final raffle basket tickets.

Dan Gogh:
Magic and Art Show!
Saturday, July 13
11:00 A.M.

 
Celebrate the end of a successful Summer Reading Program with a bang!
 Dan Gogh uses a sparkling blend of magic, comedy, and art for 45 minutes of non-stop fun! You must be registered for SRP in order to attend.




Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Monday, July 1, 2019

Library Closed Today

 Library is Closed Today
Due to a Power Outage 

All programs today are cancelled
Our Read to the Dogs Program has been rescheduled for tomorrow (Tuesday) at 12:00 pm.

We apologize for the inconvenience 

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Upcoming Events



Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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



   
    Read to the Dog!
    Monday, July 1

    11:00 AM-12 Noon
    Join us for a group read with our visiting therapy dog. If time            allows there will be individual meet and greet/reading session.


Flag Art
Monday, July 1
12 Noon-1:00 PM
3rd Grade and up
Have fun messing with paints to create a scenic flag background. All supplies are provided, there is no cost for this program.

Storytime
Tues., July 2
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.


Read to the Dog!
Tuesday, July 2
12 Noon-1:00 P.M.
Join us for a group read with our visiting therapy dog. If time allows there will be individual meet and greet/reading session.
  
   
Ron Selle and Darlene Agner Present:
    Music of the 1940s
    Tuesday, July 2
    6:30 P.M
.
    Join us for a trip back to WWII era music as we remember the anniversary of D-Day during WWII.




Drop-in Family Craft
Wednesday, July 3
12 Noon-2:00 PM

Need a break from holiday running? Stop in anytime between 12 Noon and 2:00 P.M.
to make a Fourth of July craft with your little one!



Superhero Family Movie Night!
Wed., July 3
Starts at 6:00PM

Calling all superheroes!
Head to the Library for a special showing of The Incredibles 2. If you dress in your best superhero garb, you will be entered to win a prize.

Morning Movies
Friday, July 5
11:00 A.M.
Come in for a morning at the movies. Have Date Night during the day.


Lego Building Family Style
Saturday, July 6
11:00 A.M. – 2:00 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.


Imagination Station
Monday, July 8
11AM - 12 Noon

Grab your costumes and get ready to play! This is a story, craft, and dress-up program that encourages the growth and creativity of ages pre-K through 2nd grade.

Ice Cream Goodies
Monday, July 8
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
5th Grade and up

Do you have a sweet tooth? Make your own ice cream creations with us! Ice cream sandwiches, milk shakes, oh my! What will you make?

Field Trip!
LeeHan Martial Arts
Tuesday, July 9
Meet at 11:30 A.M. at the LeeHan Martial Arts Academy in Bourbonnais. Take a tour of the school and have a class to get a taste of the martial arts. 






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, June 24, 2019

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District



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





Imagination Station
Monday, June 24
11:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Grab your costumes and get ready to play! This is a story, craft, and dress-up program that encourages the growth and creativity of ages pre-K through 2nd grade.


Act Your Heart Out
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.


Storytime
Tues., June 25
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 25
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 26
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 26
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!



Senior Yoga
Thursday, June 27
Thursday, July 11
10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.
Take a pause from your summer errands and join us for yoga at the library. Chairs are provided if needed.

Essential Oils 101
Thursday, June 27
6:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
Learn about the basics of Essential Oils. How to mix them, how to use them, what to use with which oil. There is no fee for this program.

Family Festival!
Sat., June 29
12 Noon - 1:30 PM

Welcome to the Library's Annual Family Festival. Attractions include a video game bus, balloon animals, face painting, Ruel's Reps, a craft fair, and more. You must be registered for the Summer Reading Program in order to attend.




Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District



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





Puppet Theatre
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!


Field Trip!
LeeHan Martial Arts
Wednesday, June 19
Meet at 5:00 P.M. at the LeeHan Martial Arts Academy in Bourbonnais. Take a tour of the school and have a class to get a taste of the martial arts. 

Cookies and Canvas
Wednesday, June 19
5:30 P.M. - 7:00 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 paint 'Modern Bouquet.' There is a $5.00 fee.



For the Love of Libby: A Guide to E-Resources and Electronics 
Thursday, June 20
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.




Coloring and Coffee
Friday, June 21
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. 

 James Knapp Presents:
NASA's 50th Anniversary
Saturday, June 22
12:00 Noon 

Bring the Family to hear a fun presentation about the start of NASA and the first Moonwalk.



Imagination Station
Monday, June 24
11AM - 12 Noon

Grab your costumes and get ready to play! This is a story, craft, and dress-up program that encourages the growth and creativity of ages pre-K through 2nd grade.


Act Your Heart Out
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.

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, 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
.