Friday, January 18, 2019

Library Closed Saturday, January 19, 2019

Due to the deteriorating weather, the library will be CLOSED Saturday, January 19th.

We will re-open Tuesday, January 22nd.


Stay safe and warm!

Monday, January 14, 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, January 14th
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, January 15th
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, January 15th
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.





Canvas and Cookies
Wednesday, January 16th
5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Adults
Join us for a night of directed painting as we work on a painting of a cow. Bring a plate of cookies to share with others. There is a $5.00 program fee, all supplies are provided.

Pizza Making
Saturday, January 19th
11:30 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.
Kids in 1st thru 6th grade, come and learn how to make pizza. There is no fee for this program, all supplies are provided.

 
The Library will be closed on the following days:
Monday, January 21 -
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observance



Saturday, January 26 -
Staff Development Day

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Library Closing Today at 12:30 PM

Due  to poor weather and road conditions, 
the library will close today at 12:30 PM.

We will re-open on Monday, January 14th.



Stay safe this weekend!

Friday, January 4, 2019

Job Opening


Interested in working with 
a great community and great staff?
We have an open position. 

Job Posting: Program and Outreach Services Coordinator 

The Limestone Township Library District is looking for a creative and enthusiastic individual with exemplary communication skills and a sense of humor, 
who loves open interaction with all ages, but particularly children and young adults. 

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 administration of the Library Director, the Program and Outreach Services Coordinator is responsible for the creation and implementation of programming for all ages; acts as liaison between the library and local schools as well as other community organizations in promoting library programs, resources, and services; and assists with collection development. 

Requirements:  Associates Degree, or equivalent (or higher); preferably in education or related field  Two years’ experience (or greater) working with children in a public contact position; 
children’s service experience in a public library preferred. 

Deadline for applications: January 22, 2019, or until filled
The Limestone Township Library District is an equal opportunity employer 

For a full job description, go to the Job Openings tab on this website.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events

at Limestone Township Library District


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





Family Movie Night
Thursday, January 3, 2018
5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Have a fun night out with the family and join the library for a movie and snacks. We are watching Moana for a fun tropical treat.




Lego Building – Family Style
Saturday, January 5th
11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Pre-K &Up
Our Lego building blocks and your creativity can only add up to lots of fun at the library. Bring the family and join other Lego enthusiasts for a drop-in time of building fun. For children in Kindergarten and up and their family members.


Senior Yoga with Julia McDonald
Monday, January 7th
11:00AM - 12:00 Noon

 Wear something easy to move in and grab your tennis shoes, we are going to do yoga!
Instructor Julia McDonald is going to teach us meditation techniques and breathing awareness by using gentle movement to increase mobility of the spine, shoulders and hips.
Leave feeling refreshed and renewed!


Adult Book Club
Monday, January 7th
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively discussion as we talk about Sisters First by Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush. There are books available at the Desk. We can always put more on hold.


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, December 26, 2018

Upcoming Events at the Library!

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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





Drop-in Craft Day
Thursday, December 27th
1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. 
 Bored after the holiday? Come into the library to make your very own drop in craft! There will be many stations set out and available for you to create! Call to register!





Family Movie Night
Thursday, January 3, 2018
5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Have a fun night out with the family and join the library for a movie and snacks. We are watching Moana in the meeting room and have fun exploring the tropics.





Lego Building – Family Style
Saturday, January 5th
11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Pre-K &Up
Our Lego building blocks and your creativity can only add up to lots of fun at the library. Bring the family and join other Lego enthusiasts for a drop-in time of building fun. For children in Kindergarten and up and their family members.



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.



Saturday, December 15, 2018

Upcoming Events at the Library


Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District



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


Homework Cafѐ
Monday, December 17th
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 various resources at the Library for class projects. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance.

Storytime
Tuesday, December 18th
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, December 18th
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.



The Library will be closed on 
Monday, December 24th and Tuesday, December 25th 
in observance of the Christmas Holiday. 
Please have a safe and merry Christmas.




Drop-in Craft Day
Thursday, December 27th
1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. 
 Bored after the holiday? Come into the library to make your very own drop in craft! There will be many stations set out and available for you to create! Call to register!


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. 

Monday, December 10, 2018

What's happening at the Library this week!

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District



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



Homework Cafѐ
Monday, December 10th
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 various resources at the Library for class projects. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance.

Storytime
Tuesday, December 11th
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.

Adult Book Club
Tuesday, December 11th
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively discussion as we select our books for 2019. We will get together in the library meeting room and ask all participants to bring a dessert or appetizer to share.

Snowman Building Contest
Wednesday, December 12th
4:30 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.
Everyone likes to build snowmen, right? Well we are going to have a snowman building contest at the library (if there is snow)! Sign up to come to the library December 12th form 4:30pm-6:30pm to make your very own snowman on the library lawn! There will be warm cocoa served to warm-up after! If there is no snow, the program will consist of a craft and game inside!


DIY Christmas Wreath
Thursday, December 13th
5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Adults!!! This is for you! We are going to be making Christmas Wreaths out of Christmas ornaments, pine cones, etc. There is a program fee of $5, but all the materials will be available to you! You do not want to miss this amazing program! Call the library to pre-register as there are only 9 more spots available.


Gingerbread House
Saturday, December 15th
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
 Parents, grab your children and come spend some quality time together making a gingerbread house! This is a free program, all you have to do is show up and enjoy! Take a break from the holiday craziness and have some fun!


Homework Cafѐ
Monday, December 17th
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 various resources at the Library for class projects. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance.

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, December 3, 2018

This Week at the Library!

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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





Evening with Santa
Monday, December 3rd
5:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. & 6:45 P.M. – 7:45 P.M.
Tonight's program is full; thank you to everyone who signed up ahead of time. Looking forward to a great night.

Storytime
Tuesday, December 4th
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, December 4th
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, December 5th
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.



Christmas Cookies Decorating
Thursday, December 6th
5:30 P.M.  – 6:30 P.M.
Kids in 3rd through 8th Grade are invited to come and decorate Christmas cookies. There is no fee for this program, all supplies are provided.

Parent’s Day Out
Saturday, December 8th
10:30 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.
Parents, let your children from pre-k to 4th grade hang out at the library while you take time to shop or do errands. There will be storytime, crafting, and lunch. There are only 20 spots available so please sign up as soon as possible. There is a $5. Fee per child.

Homework Cafѐ
Monday, December 10th
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 various resources at the Library for class projects. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance.


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. 

Monday, November 26, 2018

Upcoming Events at Limestone Township Library District!

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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






Homework Cafѐ  - Pizza Dinner Night
Monday, November 26th
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 various resources at the Library for class projects. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance. Please RSVP for pizza order.


Storytime
Tuesday, November 27th
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.

Pallet Painting
Friends of the Library Fundraiser
Tuesday, November 27th

5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
 
Join us for a guided creative pallet painting class. There is a $30 class fee,
all supplies will be provided. Please register as soon as possible as space is limited. 

DIY Spa Day
Wednesday, November 28th
6:00 P.M. -  7:00 P.M.

YA/Adult
Ladies, come and unwind by making your own spa essentials! All supplies are provided,
there is no fee for this program.

Getting Ready for Kindergarten
Little Buck-a-Roo

Thursday, November 25th    
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Ages 3 – 5 year old
Join us as we have fun playing cowboy as a part of our yearlong Getting Ready For Kindergarten (GRFK) program. You must be in the GRFK program in order to participate. And sign up is easy. This program is funded by a grant from the Community Works fund from the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley.


Evening with Santa
Monday, December 3rd
5:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. & 6:45 P.M. – 7:45 P.M.
Join us for our annual visit with Santa. There will be a story time, crafts, and a special time with Santa in the Peterson School house. Pre-registration is required. There is no fee for this program.

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. 

Monday, November 19, 2018

Upcoming Events at the Library this Week!

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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



Homework Cafѐ
Monday, November 19th
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 various resources at the Library for class projects. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance.


Storytime
Tuesday, November 20th
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, November 20th
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.





Closed for Thanksgiving
The Library will be closed on November 22nd and November 23rd for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Have a safe and happy holiday. 
We will re-open on Saturday, November 24th.




Homework Cafѐ  - Pizza Dinner Night
Monday, November 26th
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 various resources at the Library for class projects. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance. Please RSVP for pizza order.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Happenings at the Library

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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





Adult Book Club
Tuesday, November 13th
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively discussion as we talk about A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles. There are books available at the Desk. We can always put more on hold.

BlueStem Book Club
Wednesday, November 14th
6:00 P.M. –7:00 P.M.
Kids in 3rd – 5th Grade will meet each month to discuss a book from the Bluestem Award Nominee list. Books will be available at the Front Desk. This month’s selection is Funny Bones by Duncan Tonatiuh.

Super-Hero Family Movie Night and Dinner
Friday, November 16th
5:30 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Have a nice night out with the family as we serve supper and present The Incredibles 2. This is an after-hours event, please register ahead of time.

Watercolor Craft with Elana Turrell
Saturday, November 17th
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
1st thru 4th Grade
Come to the library to explore your ability to work with watercolor paints as we create a winter scene. This program is for children in 1st thru 4th Grade. Supplies will be provided, there is no fee for this program.

Homework Cafѐ
Monday, November 19th
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 various resources at the Library for class projects. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance.

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. 

Monday, November 5, 2018

Upcoming Events at the Library

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District



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


Senior Yoga with Julia McDonald
Monday, November 5th
11:00AM - 12:00 Noon

 Wear something easy to move in and grab your tennis shoes, we are going to do yoga!
Instructor Julia McDonald is going to teach us meditation techniques and breathing awareness by using gentle movement to increase mobility of the spine, shoulders and hips.
Leave feeling refreshed and renewed!


Homework Cafѐ
Monday, November 5th
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 various resources at the Library for class projects. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance.

Election Day
Tuesday, November 6th
6:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
The meeting room will be in use for voting; There will be no storytime - day or evening - on this day  to accommodate voting.  



Monarch Book Club
Wednesday, November 7th
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.




Family Reading Night
Thursday, November 8
6:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Join us for a night of reading and fun as we encourage families to share time with books during the statewide celebration of families reading together.  



Veterans’ Brunch
Saturday, November 10th
10:00 A.M.
The Limestone Township Library District is hosting a Veterans Brunch to serve and honor Veterans for their service to our country. Please register by calling the library at 815-939-1696.  


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.