Saturday, June 25, 2022

Programs at the Library This Week

 


Join us for an Adult Night Out crafting Rock Coasters on Monday, June 27                at 6:30 P.M. Have a fun night at the library and make decorative rock coasters to use on your patio or at camp!


Our monthly Writer’s Group will meet on Tuesday, June 28 at 6:30 P.M. in the Meeting room. We plan to edit and critique each other's work, becoming better writers in the process. When you sign up, please include your email address so we can send your writing piece to other members to critique ahead of time.


Kids in 2nd through 5th grades, come join us when we present                            Grow Your Own Crystals on Thursday, June 30 at 1:00 P.M. We are exploring the science of growing your own crystals with Epsom Salt in a hands-on experiment.



Saturday, July 2 will have a Marshmallow Shooter Take-it-and-Make craft that families can drop by to pick up. Each bag contains the needed parts and instruction. This project is geared for kids in 1st-5th grades. 



The library will be Closed on Monday, July 4 in observance of 
Independence Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, July 5 at 10:00 A.M.




Any questions? 
Call us at 815-939-1696, 
email us at info@limestonelibrary.org
or message us at Facebook or Instagram. 


Saturday, June 11, 2022

Have Fun at the Library

 The Library will be closed on 

 Monday, June 20                 

 in observance of Juneteenth.                              

The Library will re-open on                                    Tuesday, June 21 at 10:00 A.M.



Duct Tape Pencil Pouches


Have fun making Duct Tape Pencil Pouches on Tuesday, June 21 at 1:00 P.M. Young Adults can come to l
earn a new craft by turning duct tape into a pencil pouch or wallet. Please register ahead of time before the program.



Standing Guard: Protecting What You've Worked For

We invite the community to attend Standing Guard: Protecting What You've Worked For on Tuesday, June 21 at 4:30 P.M. in our Community Meeting Room. Adam Elroy, financial advisor with Edward Jones, will share strategies you can use to help prepare for the unexpected.



Storytime

Story Time takes place on Wednesdays.   We will meet at 10:15 A.M. in person with Mr. William to read an exciting picture book or two and work on a craft to help preschoolers discover the joy of reading! George, our giant stuffed monkey, will be in attendance for children who want to practice their reading skills by reading to George!



S.T.E.M.onade Stand


Every Wednesday, kids in 3rd grade and up 
can come to the library for a new Take-and-Make craft from our S.T.E.M.onade Stand. These bags contain items to make a fun STEM inspired craft. Directions included. June 22 will feature a 
Fibonacci Bracelet.


Drop-In Maker Space

Drop-In Maker Space is happening on Friday, June 24 for the entire family. Have a craft you want to finish or want to work on something from our Maker Space Cart? Drop in the library and find something creative to work on.




Weekend Crafting 


Saturdays features a Weekend Crafting Session. On Saturday, June 25 we are going to Tie Dye in two sessions. Kids in 4th-8th grades are to come at 11:00 A.M. High School age and Adults will have a session at 1:00 P.M.  Participants need to bring their own tee shirts.



Any questions? 
Call us at 815-939-1696, 
email us at info@limestonelibrary.org
or message us at Facebook or Instagram. 

Sunday, June 5, 2022

This Week at the Library

 


Summer reading programming starts on Monday, June 6 with a Design Your Own Coffee Mug program at 1:00 P.M. for Adults and Teens. We will work with Oil-based Sharpies to personalize your very own coffee mug.




We invite you to join us for a presentation on The Power of Budgeting on Monday, June 6 at 4:30 P.M. in the Meeting Room. This presentation for Adults and Teens will teach you the basics on how to set up a budget, presented by Adam Elroy, a financial advisor from Edward Jones. 




Want to know more about the reading challenge app, Beanstack? Attend our program - How to Beanstack 101. It will take place on Tuesday, June 7 at 1:00 P.M. In this family event, join William as he helps participants in Summer Reading learn to use the app to track your minutes and titles.



Story Time takes place on Wednesdays
. We will meet at 10:15 A.M. in person with Mr. William to read an exciting picture book or two and work on a craft to help preschoolers discover the joy of reading! George, our giant stuffed monkey, will be in attendance for children who want to practice their reading skills by reading to George!





Every Wednesday, kids in 3rd grade and up
can come to the library for a Take-and-Make craft from our S.T.E.M.onade Stand. These bags contain items to make a fun STEM inspired craft. Directions included. June 8 will feature a Slingshot Rocket.




On Friday, June 10, we are having a Movie at the Library starting at 1:00 P.M. The whole family can come to the library and beat the heat while watching Spider-man: No Way Home. Popcorn and drinks will be served.






Saturdays features a Weekend Crafting Session. On Saturday, June 11 at 11:00 A.M., we will make Beaded Bookmarks. Please register ahead of time so we can have plenty of supplies on hand. This program is for children in Kindergarten through 3rd Grade.




Any questions? 
Call us at 815-939-1696, 
email us at info@limestonelibrary.org
or message us at Facebook or Instagram. 

Sunday, May 29, 2022

Summer Reading Program - Read Beyond the Beaten Path

 


Read Beyond the Beaten Path

 Kick-Off Party

Join Limestone Township Library District as we kick-off our Summer Reading Program, Read Beyond the Beaten Path on Saturday, June 4. The fun begins at 12:00 noon and runs through till 1:30 P.M. There will be a weenie roast in memory of the Petersons who gave the Peterson Schoolhouse to the library. We plan to have fun yard games, and a meet-and-greet with Lucky the dog, of our Facebook/Instagram Lucky Recommends fame, during the weenie roast. Please register ahead of time so we may have the proper amount of supplies.





Monday, May 23, 2022

Time to Register for Summer Reading!


Join us at Camp for Summer Reading Fun as we 
Read Beyond the Beaten Path!

We are having books, crafts and more!
To register, stop in and see us at the front desk
and you will receive your summer reading packets.

Questions? Call 815-939-1696 or send us a message via social media.



 

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Coming up at the Library

 


The Friends of the Library are hosting 

Pallet Painting Night

on Tuesday, May 17, 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Blank Pallets and Art Supplies provided.
Creativity encouraged.
You may request another team logo in advance as well as make your own.
Register today! Space is limited
There is a fee of $30 which must be paid before before craft night
Limit of ten (10) people.






Writer's Group
Tuesday, May 24
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.


We plan to edit and critique each other's work, becoming better writers in the process. When you sign up, please include your email address so we cansend your writing piece to other members to critique ahead of time.







Registration starts Monday, May 23!!!

Log in your mintues and attend programs to receive chance tickets for 
our raffle baskets!

Keep an eye on this space 
for more information!

Saturday, May 7, 2022

What's happening at the Library!


 Do you enjoy plants? 

Come make a DIY Open Air Terrarium in the library on             Monday, May 9 at 6:30 P.M.                         

All supplies provided for the project, there is no charge.






Adult Book Club will be held on Tuesday, May 10 at 6:30 P.M. We will be discussing The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson, a novel about the Horse Librarians in Appalachia during the 1930s. Books are available for check out at the Front Desk.








Story Time takes place on Wednesday, May 11. We will meet at 10:15 A.M. in person with Mr. William to read an exciting picture book or two and work on a craft to help preschoolers discover the joy of reading! This will be the last session before Summer Reading begins in June.










The Friends of the Library is hosting
Pallet Painting Night
on Tuesday, May 17, 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
Blank Pallets and Art Supplies provided.
Creativity encouraged.
You may request another team logo in advance as well as make your own.
Register today! Space is limited
There is a fee of $30 which must be paid before before craft night
Limit of ten (10) people








Writer's Group
Tuesday, May 24
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.


We plan to edit and critique each other's work, becoming better writers in the process. When you sign up, please include your email address so we cansend your writing piece to other members to critique ahead of time.







Any questions? 
Call us at 815-939-1696, 
email us at info@limestonelibrary.org
or message us at Facebook or Instagram. 

Friday, April 29, 2022

This week at the Library




Foundations of Investing     
                         Monday, May 2 at 6:30 P.M.                                               an educational program for people who are either new to investing or need a refresher. Adam Elroy, a financial advisor with Edward Jones of Kankakee, will be giving the presentation.

 

                 Join us on May the Fourth when                            Star Wars-themed books will be read during           Story Time and complete a themed craft.                     Try your hand at making Star Wars-themed paper airplanes to test their flying ability into our Death Star! Get a Wookie Cooking just for trying!


STEAM Workshop will take place in person Thursday, May 5 at 10:00 A.M.                                                                      A part of our Getting Ready for Kindergarten grant program, STEAM Workshop is geared for students entering kindergarten in 2022.                                                         This month we are doing Sensory Dough.                     Each participant who registers will receive a kit (while supplies last) at the event to complete an                                  experiment with Mr. William.                                                                                                                                            This program is sponsored by the Community Foundation  of Kankakee River Valley.



Do you enjoy plants? 

Come make a DIY Open Air Terrarium in the library on Monday, May 9 at 6:30 P.M. 

                     All supplies provided for the project,                          there is no charge.



Adult Book Club will be held on Tuesday, May 10 at 6:30 P.M. We will be discussing The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson, a novel about the Horse Librarians in Appalachia during the 1930s. Books are available for check out at the Front Desk.



       The Friends of the Library is hosting
a Pallet Painting Night
on Tuesday, May 17, 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
Blank Pallets and Art Supplies provided.
Creativity encouraged.
You may request another team logo in advance as well as make your own.
Register today! Space is limited
There is a fee of $30 which must be paid before before craft night
Limit of ten (10) people







Any questions? 
Call us at 815-939-1696, 
email us at info@limestonelibrary.org
or message us at Facebook or Instagram. 

Sunday, April 24, 2022

Upcoming Programs at the Library


 It's the Final Week of The Book Sale!


The Friends of the Library Semi-Annual Book Sale ends Friday, April 29. Make sure to come in to build your home collection!







Writer's Group

Tuesday, April 26
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.


We plan to edit and critique each other's work, becoming better writers in the process. When you sign up, please include your email address so we can send your writing piece to other members to critique ahead of time.
Our next meeting will be May 24.




Storytime


Story Time has moved to Wednesdays. We will meet at 10:15 A.M. in person with Mr. William to read an exciting picture book or two and work on a craft to help preschoolers discover the joy of reading!






Every Saturday, we have a new Take-It-and-Make-It craft that anyone can pick up. The crafts are geared for children in 1st through 5th grades. 
You can post your finished product on Facebook or Instagram and tag Limestone Township Library District.





Any questions? 
Call us at 815-939-1696, 
email us at info@limestonelibrary.org
or message us at Facebook or Instagram. 


Sunday, April 10, 2022

Programs at the Library!

 



The Book Sale is Here!

The Friends of the Library Semi-Annual Book Sale takes place starting Monday, April 11 through Friday, April 29 during library hours.



Adult Book Club
 

 Tuesday, April 12 at 6:30 P.M. in person. 

We will be discussing The Chancellor by Kati Marton, a biography about recently retired German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Books are available for check out at the Front Desk.


Storytime


Story Time has moved to Wednesdays. We will meet at 10:15 A.M. in person with Mr. William to read an exciting picture book or two and work on a craft to help preschoolers discover the joy of reading!



Science Demonstration with Ms. Holly and Ms. Faith 

On Facebook  

April 13 at 5:00 P.M. 

Watch as our intrepid staff members demonstrate a science experiment using items you have at home. This program is for kids in 1st through 5th grades.


Scrabble Night

We are celebrating National Scrabble Day on Wednesday, April 13 with an open Scrabble Night for all ages. Come at 6:30 P.M. and play your best words to score the most points!




STEAM Workshop 

Saturday, April 23 at 10:00 A.M.

A part of our Getting Ready for Kindergarten grant program, STEAM Workshop is geared for students entering kindergarten in 2022. This month we are doing Farmers Market. Each participant who registers will receive a kit (while supplies last) to complete an experiment with Mr. William. This program is sponsored by the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley.



Earth Day Seed Paper

We are celebrating Earth Day on April 23 at 1:00 P.M. by creating Earth Day Seed Paper. The whole family can join in as we mush paper and seeds together to create plantable paper for various garden items.





Every Saturday, we have a new Take-It-and-Make-It craft that anyone can pick up. The crafts are geared for children in 1st through 5th grades. 
You can post your finished product on Facebook or Instagram 
and tag Limestone Township Library District.