Friday, January 20, 2017

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events 
at Limestone Township Library District


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



Lego Building
Saturday, January 21
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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.

Learn about New E-Resources 
Monday, January 23 

10:0 0A.M. - 11:00 A.M.
Learn how to use Library E-Resources on your tablet so you can download books and magazines from our various online sources. If you cannot make the class times, call to set up a 15-minute session with a staff member.

 

Monarch Book Club
Monday, January 23
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
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.


Tiny Explorers    
Tuesday, January 24    
10:00 A.M           
Playing at a number of stations, children will learn fine motor skills with the help of manipulative toys. These activities are meant for children from ages 6 months to 5-years-old.

Storytime at Night
Thursday, January 26
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M. 
Come for Storytime in your P.J.'s. 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.



Caudill Award Book Club
Monday, January 30
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
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. January's selection is The Paper Cowboy by Kristin Levine.  


Storytime
Tuesday, January 31
10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
Every Tuesday we meet at 10:00 A.M. for Storytime,
a 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, January 31
6:30P.M.-7:30P.M.
Read and discuss Y.A. novels for young adults in 9th - 12th grades. Books are available at the Front Desk. January's selection is Runaway by Wendelin Van Draanen.


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, January 11, 2017

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events 
at Limestone Township Library District


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





Library Closure 
The Library will be closed on Monday, January 16 for Martin Luther King Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, January 17 at 10:00 A.M. 



Storytime
Tuesday, January 17
10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
Every Tuesday we meet at 10:00 A.M. for Storytime,
a 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 Night
Tuesday, January 17
 6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Get out for a night of Crafting as we create a candle holder. All supplies are included and there is no fee. This program is for Young Adults (7th grade and older) and Adults.


Lego Building
Saturday, January 21
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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.



Learn about New E-Resources 
Monday, January 23 
10:00A.M.-11:00A.M.
Learn how to use Library E-Resources on your tablet so you can download books and magazines from our various online sources. If you cannot make the class times, call to set up a 15-minute session with a staff member.


Monarch Book Club
Monday, January 23
6:30 - 7:30 P.M.
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.


Tiny Explorers    
Tuesday, January 24    
10:00 A.M           
Playing at a number of stations, children will learn fine motor skills with the help of manipulative toys. These activities are meant for children from ages 6 months to 5-years-old.



Storytime at Night
January 26,
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M. 

Come for Storytime in your P.J.'s. 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.




Register by calling the Library at 815-939-1696.










Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Mitten Tree

Thank You!


Our Mitten tree was so full we had to put out another tree. Thank you to everyone that donated hats, gloves and scarves. All were given to the Herscher School District.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

The Bookmark!



Check out our January 2017 Newsletter, 
The Bookmark!, 
for programs and events to start the year off right.
Follow this link!




Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Happy New Year


Upcoming Events



Upcoming Events


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

 

Movie Day!
Thursday, December 29
1:00 P.M.

School is out!
So spend your day at the Library with friends watching The Angry Bird Movies, eating popcorn and drinking lemonade.




Storytime at Night
Thursday, December 29 and January 5

6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Storytime is a mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. Parents and guardians can bring their 6-months to five-year-old children. 



Lego Building
Saturday, January 7
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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.


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 19, 2016

Upcoming Events

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

Call the Library at 815-939-1696 
or stop in at the Front Desk to Register.


Caudill Book Club
Monday, December 19
6:30-7:30 PM

Calling all kids in 4th - 8th Grade. Come together to read and talk about one Caudill book each month. This month we are reading Fish in a Tree. Pick up your copy when you register at the Library. Call the Library at 815-939-1696 for more information.

Tiny Explorers   
Tuesday, December 20                                                                       10:00 A.M.                                                                                          Playing at a number of stations, children will learn fine motor skills with the help of manipulative toys. These activities are meant for children from ages 6 months to 5 years old.
Make-it and Take-it Craft          
  Thursday, December 22                                                                                                                        1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.                                                                                                                          Kids in Kindergarten and up                                                                                                                Join us for a fun craft making session that can be made and taken home right away. All supplies are included, there is no fee.
Lego Building
Friday, December 23
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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.

Library Closing Dates
The Library will be closed on Saturday, December 24 through Monday, December 26. We will re-open on Tuesday, December 27 at 10:00 A.M. We wish everyone a safe and wonderful holiday.




Movie Day!
Tuesday, December 27
1:00 P.M.

School is out!
So spend your day at the Library with friends watching Ice Age: Collision Course, eating popcorn and drinking lemonade.






Teen Book Club
Tuesday, December 27
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
A book club just for teens in 9th through 12th Grade featuring the latest series and award nominated YA books. Our December selection is Winter. Pick up your copy when you register. Call the Library at 815-939-1696 for more information.

Lego Building
Wednesday, December 28
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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.



Movie Day!
Thursday, December 29
1:00 P.M.

School is out!
So spend your day at the Library with friends watching The Angry Birds, eating popcorn and drinking lemonade.



Storytime at Night
Thursday, December 29

6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Storytime is a mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. Parents and guardians can bring their 6-months to five-year-old children.

Library Closing Dates
The Library will be closed on Saturday, December 31 through Monday, January 2. We will re-open on Tuesday, January 3 at 10:00 A.M. We wish everyone a safe and wonderful holiday.




See a program you like? Call us at 815-939-1696 to register!

Christmas Closing Dates


Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events


Registration before the day of the program is required. 
Sign up by stopping in at the Front Desk 
or calling the Library at 815-939-1696.



Family Gingerbread House Workshop
Saturday, December 10
10:30 A.M. – 12 Noon or 1:00 P.M. -2:30 P.M.
Children of all ages can make gingerbread houses using graham crackers and milk cartons. All supplies are provided; there is no cost for this program. You can choose to do either the 10:30 A.M. session or the 1:00 P.M. session. Parents need to stay with their child in second grade or below.

Monarch Book Club
Monday, December 12
6:30 - 7:30 P.M.
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.


Coloring for Adults
Monday, December 12

6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
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.


Adult Book Club 
Tuesday, December 13
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively discussion as we explore various genres every month. It is our annual dessert/appetizer potluck as we pick out the books for next year’s reading list. Bring something to share and be ready to talk about books.




YA/Adult Holiday Ornament Craft
Thursday, December 15
 6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Get out for a night of Crafting as we create a cute holiday ornament.  All supplies are included and there is no fee. This program is for Young adults from 7th grade and up and adults.





Sign up for these programs by calling the library at 815-939-1696

Monday, December 5, 2016

Mitten Tree



Help fill up our Mitten Tree in our foyer. 
Your donated hat scarves  and mittens will 
be donated to the 
Herscher School district for
 grade school-aged children.

Call the Library at 
815-939-1696 
for more information


An Evening with Santa


An Evening with Santa


Tonight, Santa will be at the 
Limestone Township Library District at 6 P.M.
 Join us for the fun. 
Call 815-939-1696 to register.







Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Monday, November 28, 2016

An Evening with Santa



An Evening with Santa
Monday, December 5
Starting Time 6 P.M.

Join Limestone Friends of the Limestone Township Library 
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.

Pre-registration is required.
Register by calling the Library at 815-939-1696



Monday, November 14, 2016

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Family Reading Night
Tuesday, November 15
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Help us celebrate reading when we ‘PAWS to Read.’ There will be
guest readers and therapy dogs visiting who listen to children as 
they read out loud. This event is for all ages



Computer Skills Class:
Email Basics

Wednesday, November 16
10 AM - 11:30 AM
Learn how to communicate effectively with email to send your message. We will learn how to attach documents, add web links, identify spam, and block unwelcome emails. Users need to bring a valid email account.

Banzai! Financial Literacy
Thursday, November 17
6:30 - 7:30 P.M.
& Saturday, November 19
1:00 - 2:00 P.M
.
9th-12th Grade
Banzai! is a computer-based educational tool that helps teach the value of a dollar. Sponsored by Riverside Community Credit Union, the program starts with a pre-test that takes the participant through a group of life financial situations. The program is held in two sessions. 

Scrabble Saturday 
Saturday, November 19
1:00   -  2:00 PM
 4th Grade & older 

Compete against family and friends with the word game that has you pull out letter tiles and fill the available spaces on the board  for the most points.

Tiny Explorers  
Tuesday, November 22                                                                                                                          10:00 A.M.                                                                                                                                     
Playing at a number of stations, children will learn fine motor skills with the help of manipulative toys. These activities are meant for children from ages 6 months to 5 years old.
Movie Day!
Wednesday, November 23
1:00 P.M.

School is out!
So spend your day at the Library with friends watching the 2016 version of The Jungle Book, eating popcorn and drinking lemonade.

Lego Building
Saturday, November 26
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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.


Register for these programs by calling the 

Library at 815-939-1696!

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events


Register by calling the Library at 815-939-1696


Veterans Reception
Thursday, November 10
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.

Crochet with Helen
Thursday, November 10
6:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.

Take on a simple crocheting project as Helen teaches us how to make a Gingerbread Man Ornament. A supply list is available upon registration.

Google Docs
Thursday, November 10
6:00-7:30 p.m.
You will learn Google Docs basics; how to create and format documents, manage documents with multiple users, and build a Docs archive.  Users are required to bring a valid Gmail account to login. 

 Banzai! Financial Literacy for Pre-Teens
Saturday, November 12,
1:00 - 2:00 PM
& Monday, November 14,
6:30 - 7:30 PM
4th-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 starts with a pre-test that takes the participant through a group of life financial situations. The program is held in two sessions.

Computer Basics
Monday, November 17
10 AM - 11:30 AM
Learn how to use the computer. Get comfortable with Password login,
file storage locations, Microsoft Office programs, keyboarding, and printing. 

Coloring for Adults
Monday, November 14

6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
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.


Family Reading Night
Tuesday, November 15
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.Help us celebrate reading when we ‘PAWS to Read.’ 
There will be guest readers and therapy dogs visiting 
who listen to children as they read out loud. Bring your 
stuffed animal for a wellness check by a local veterinarian.
This event is for all ages



Computer Skills Class:
Email Basics

Wednesday, November 16
10 AM - 11:30 AM
Learn how to communicate effectively with email to send your message. We will learn how to attach documents, add web links, identify spam, and block unwelcome emails. Users need to bring a valid email account.

Banzai! Financial Literacy for Teens
Thursday, November 17
6:30 - 7:30 P.M.
& Saturday, November 19
1:00 - 2:00 P.M
.
9th-12th Grade
Banzai! is a computer-based educational tool that helps teach the value of a dollar. Sponsored by Riverside Community Credit Union, the program starts with a pre-test that takes the participant through a group of life financial situations. The program is held in two sessions. 


Scrabble Saturday 

Saturday, November 19
1:00 - 2:00 PM 
 4th Grade & older 

Compete against family and friends with the word game that has you pull out letter tiles and fill the available spaces on the board  for the most points.

Register for any programs by calling the Library at 815-939-1696.