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.




Monarch Book Club
Saturday, January 20th
11:00 A.M. –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, 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.



Adult Coloring
Monday, December 22th
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.


Caudill Book Club
Tuesday, January 23rd
6:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
6th – 8th Grades

Kid in 6th-8th Grade get to meet each month to discuss a Caudill Award nominated or winning book from the past year. Books are available for pick-up ahead of time at the Front Desk. The selection for January is All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook by Leslie Conner.





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.




Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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





Movie Day - Captain Underpants                                          Saturday, November 25th                                                                  1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.                                                                        It's holiday break time! Beat the boredom blues by coming to the Library and watching the Captain Underpants movie with your friends. Popcorn and Lemonade will be served. There is no cost for this program.

Caudill Book Club
Monday, November 27th
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. This month everyone can bring their favorite Caudill book and talk about why they like it.

Storytime
Tuesday, November 28th
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.

Teen Book Club
Tuesday, November 28th
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. November’s Selection is Witch & Wizard The Fire.


Getting Ready for Kindergarten – I Dig Dinosaurs!
Thursday, November 30th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Ages 3 – 5 years old
Join us as we explore the world of Dinosaurs as a part of our yearlong Getting Ready For Kindergarten (GRFK) program. Have fun visiting with our T-Rex. Sign up for GRFK at the front desk and receive a tote bag with materials to help you and your child on the journey to 1000 books before kindergarten. This program is funded by a grant from the Community Works fund from the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley.



Lego Building
Saturday, December 2nd
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.

An Evening with Santa
Monday, December 4
Starting Time 6 P.M.

Join the Friends of the Limestone Township Library District as they present An Evening with Santa. Don’t miss out on Santa reading Clement Moore’s ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. Afterwards, the children can share their personal wish lists with Santa in the Peterson Schoolhouse. This program is for children in pre-school through 3rd Grade.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Upcoming Events!

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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




Adult Coloring
Monday, November 13th
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.




Storytime
Tuesday, November 14th
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.

National Family Reading Night
Tuesday, November 14th
6:30 – 7:30 P.M.
Pre-k and up
Join us for our Starry Starry Night Family Reading Night. Professor Stephen Case,from Strickler Planetarium will be joining us to read and introduce children to the telescope. The evening will be filled with stories read by various guest readers along with some very starry activities.

Adult Book Club
Tuesday, November 14th 
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively discussion as we talk about The Girl Before by Rena Olsen. There are books available at the Desk. We can always put more on hold.

 
Craft Show
Saturday, November 18th
10:00 P.M. – 2:30 P.M.
Stop by for our Craft Show, sponsored by the Friends of the Library. There will be many personally-made crafts to look over and buy.


Tiny Explorers
Tuesday, November 21st
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


Tuesday, October 31, 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, November 2nd
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.



Pushing the Limits – Strategy
PLACE Science Program
Saturday, November 4th
1:00 P.M. – 2:30 P.M.
Book Club meets Science Café to discuss extreme weather, climate change, and community resiliency with Dr. Jason Webster, NOAA science partner. This session’s focus is on what we can do to deal with the changes brought on by extreme weather. Register in advance at the Library.


Adult Scrabble
Tuesday, November 6th
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, November 7th
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.

YA/Adult Craft
Thursday, November 9th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Get out for a night of creating an Origami Holiday Wreath. All supplies are included and there is no fee.


Veteran’s Reception
Friday, November 10th

1:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.
We invite area veterans to join us for coffee and small refreshments to honor their service for our country.