Friday, February 16, 2018

The Library is Open!

The Library is Open!



Come on in to find a great book or movie 
or to sit in a corner and read.
We are open till the regular time of 5:00 P.M. today

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Library Closing Due to Fog



We apologize for any inconvenience.
Please be safe in this weather.
We will open at 10:00 A.M. 
on Friday, February 16.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Monday, February 12, 2018

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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






Storytime
Tues., Feb. 13th
10:00 – 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.


Adult Book Club
Tuesday, February 13th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively discussion as we talk about The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton. There are books available at the Desk. We can always put more on hold.

Lego Building
Saturday, February 17th
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
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.



Adult Coloring
Monday, February 19th
6:30 P.M. -7:30 PM
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.


Tiny Explorers
Tuesday, February 20th
10:00 A.M. – 11:00 P.M.
Playing at a number of stations, children will learn fine motor skills with the help of manipulatives. Activities are meant for children from ages 6 months to 5 years old.


Getting Ready for Kindergarten – Super Hero Science
Thursday, February 22nd
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Ages 3 – 5 years old

Join us as we do science experiments with our favorite teenage mutant friends and eat their favorite food as a part of our yearlong Getting Ready For Kindergarten (GRFK) program. You must be in the GRFK program in order to participate. This program is funded by a grant from the Community Works fund from the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley. 

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







Thursday, February 8, 2018

Open Friday, February 9

 The Library Will Open Today at 10:00 a.m. 





Stay safe and warm,
and enjoy a great book!



Monday, February 5, 2018

Early Closure



The Limestone Township Library District
is closing today, 
Monday, February 5th
at 4:00 P.M. 
due to the snowy and cold weather.

All Adult Programming scheduled 
for tonight is canceled. 

Please stay safe and warm.

Scrabble Cancelled.


Adult Scrabble Night Cancelled

Due to the inclement weather, 
the Adult Scrabble program scheduled for tonight has been cancelled
We apologize for any inconvenience. 
Please give the library a call at 815-939-1696 for any questions. 
Stay safe and warm!


Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


Registration for programs is required 

prior to the day of the event.




Storytime Returns!
Tues., Feb. 6th
10:00 – 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.




Banzai Financial Literacy
Thursday, February 8th and February 15th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Children in 6th – 8th Grade
Banzai is a computer based educational tool that helps teach the value of a dollar. Sponsored by Riverside Community Credit Union, the program includes a pre-test, Life Scenarios, that take the participant through a group of life financial situations such as budgets, insurance, debt, rent, and wise spending habits , a game and a post-test. This program is a two-part program and will also be held on February 15th.

Monarch Book Club
Saturday, February 10th
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
1st- 3rd Grade
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.


BlueStem Book Club
Saturday, February 10th
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Kids in 3rd – 5th Grade will meet each month to discuss a book from the Bluestem Award Nominee list. The book for the January meeting will be Soar by Joan Bauer. Books will be available at the Front Desk.



Storytime
Tues., Feb. 13th
10:00 – 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.

Adult Book Club
Tuesday, February 13th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively discussion as we talk about The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton. There are books available at the Desk. We can always put more on hold.

Lego Building
Saturday, February 17th
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.

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. 

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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






Getting Ready for Kindergarten – Fairytale Fun
Thursday, January 25th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Ages 3 – 5 years old
Come join us for big bad fun with our big bad blow dryer challenge as a part of our yearlong Getting Ready For Kindergarten (GRFK) program. You must be in the GRFK program in order to participate. This program is funded by a grant from the Community Works fund from the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley.

Abe Lincoln Book Club
Tuesday, January 30th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Read and discuss Abe Lincoln nominated and award winning books for young adults in 9th - 12th grades. Books are available at the Front Desk. January’s Selection is Denton Little’s Deathdate. This event will also take place on February 27th (An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir), March 27 (Nimona by Noelle Stevenson), and April 24th  (These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelly).




Adult Craft
Thursday, February 1st
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Get out for a night of Crafting a Valentine-themed decorative item. All supplies are included and there is no fee.




Valentine Craft
Saturday, February 3rd
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Use your creativity on a Valentine’s Day project to take home. All supplies are included; there is no fee for the program.

Adult Scrabble
Monday, February 5th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Come out for a night of fun as you battle against opponents to see who can score the most points building words tile by tile.

Storytime
Tues., Feb. 6th
10:00 – 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.


Banzai Financial Literacy
Thursday, February 8th and February 15th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Children in 6th – 8th Grade
Banzai is a computer based educational tool that helps teach the value of a dollar. Sponsored by Riverside Community Credit Union, the program includes a pre-test, Life Scenarios, that take the participant through a group of life financial situations such as budgets, insurance, debt, rent, and wise spending habits , a game and a post-test. This program is a two-part program and will also be held on February 15th.

Monarch Book Club
Saturday, February 10th
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
1st- 3rd Grade
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.

BlueStem Book Club
Saturday, February 10th
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Kids in 3rd – 5th Grade will meet each month to discuss a book from the Bluestem Award Nominee list. The book for the January meeting will be Soar by Joan Bauer. Books will be available at the Front Desk.





Thursday, January 4, 2018

Closing Early Jan. 4, 2018


F.Y.I.

The Limestone Township Library District 
will be open from 10 A.M. till 5:00 P.M. today 
due to the below zero temperatures. 
Please call the Library at 815-939-1696 during those hours
 if you have further questions.

Stay Safe in this dangerous weather.




Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District



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



Getting Ready for Kindergarten – My Furry Friends
Thursday, January 4th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Ages 3 – 5 years old
Join us as we have fun with our furry friends as a part of our yearlong Getting Ready For Kindergarten (GRFK) program. You must be in the GRFK program in order to participate. This program is funded by a grant from the Community Works fund from the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley.

Lego Building
Saturday, January 6th
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
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.

Adult Scrabble
Monday, January 8th
6:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Come out for a night of fun as you battle against opponents to see who can score the most points building words tile by tile.

Adult Book Club
Tuesday, January 9th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively discussion as we talk about Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance. There are books available at the Desk. We can always put more on hold.




Adult Craft
Thursday, January 11th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Get out for a night of Crafting a winter decorative item. All supplies are included and there is no fee.




Monarch Book Club
Saturday, January 20th
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
1st- 3rd Grade
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.



BlueStem Book Club
Saturday, January 20th
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Kids in 3rd – 5th Grade will meet each month to discuss a book from the Bluestem Award Nominee list. The book for the January meeting will be Stick Dog by Tom Watson. Books will be available at the Front Desk.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Limited Hours 1/2/18


F.Y.I.

The Limestone Township Library District 
will be open from 12 noon till 5:00 P.M. today 
due to the below zero temperatures. 
Please call the Library at 815-939-1696 during those hours
 if you have further questions.

Stay Safe in this dangerous weather.



Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Getting Ready for Kindergarten - Date Change


Due to expected inclement weather,
GETTING READY FOR KINDERGARTEN
is being moved to
Thursday, January 4th at 6:30 P.M.

Call the Library at 815-939-1696 to sign up 



Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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




School’s Out Movie Day – Cars 3                                                                  Tuesday, December 26th                                                                                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 as we watch Cars 3.




Caudill Book Club
Tuesday, December 26th
6:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
4th – 8th Grades
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. The selection for December is The Boy on the Wooden Box by Leon Leyson.


Teen Book Club
Wednesday, December 27th  
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. December’s Selection is Witch & Wizard: The Kiss.


School’s Out Movie Day – 
Despicable Me 3                                           

Thursday, December 28th                                                                  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 as we watch Despicable Me 3.



Getting Ready for Kindergarten – My Furry Friends
Thursday, December 28th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Ages 3 – 5 years old
Join us as we have fun with our furry friends as a part of our yearlong Getting Ready For Kindergarten (GRFK) program. You must be in the GRFK program in order to participate. This program is funded by a grant from the Community Works fund from the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley.

School’s Out Movie Day – Beauty and the Beast                                                                                  Friday, December 29th                                                                                                                     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 as we watch Beauty and the Beast. 



Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Board Meeting Time Change


The Limestone Township Board of Trustees Meeting 
will be held on 
Thursday, December 21st at 6 PM
(instead of the usual 7 pm.) 
The Public is welcomed to attend.




Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District



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


YA/Adult Craft
Thursday, December 14th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Get out for a night of crafting a holiday décor item. All supplies are included and there is no fee.


Family Gingerbread House Workshop
Saturday, December 16
11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.  or 1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.
Children of all ages can make gingerbread houses . All supplies are provided; there is no cost for this program. You can choose to do either the 11:30 A.M. session or the 1:00 P.M. session. Parents need to stay with their child in second grade or below.



Adult Coloring
Monday, December 18th
6:30 P.M. -7:30 PM
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.

Tiny Explorers
Tuesday, December 19th
10:00 A.M. – 11:00 P.M.
Playing at a number of stations, children will learn fine motor skills with the help of manipulatives. Activities are meant for children from ages 6 months to 5 years old



Author Visit – Drew Carriker
Tuesday, December 19th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

The library welcomes Limestone resident Drew Carriker, who will read and discuss his new book, Randolph the Blue Nosed Reindeer






The Library will be closed on Saturday, December 23rd and Monday, December 25th in observance of the Christmas holiday. 
Have a safe and merry Christmas.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District



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



Monarch Book Club
Thursday, December 7th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
1st- 3rd Grade
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. 

Holiday Craft
Saturday, December 9th
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Kindergarten and up
Have fun making a fun decorative craft for the holiday season. All supplies are provided, there is no cost for this program.


Adult Scrabble
Monday, December 11th
6:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Come out for a night of fun as you battle against opponents to see who can score the most points building words tile by tile.


Storytime
Tuesday, December 12th
10:00 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.



Adult Book Club
Tuesday, December 12th
6:30 P.M -7:30 P.M.

Come for our Adult Book Club as we explore a variety of genres. This month we are picking our selections for the following year. Attendees are asked to bring a sweet or savory snack to share.

YA/Adult Craft
Thursday, December 14th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Get out for a night of crafting a holiday décor item. All supplies are included and there is no fee.

 

Family Gingerbread House Workshop
Saturday, December 16
11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.  or 1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.
Children of all ages can make gingerbread houses . All supplies are provided; there is no cost for this program. You can choose to do either the 11:30 A.M. session or the 1:00 P.M. session. Parents need to stay with their child in second grade or below.