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.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Saturday, November 5, 2016



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 
visiting therapy dogs to listen to children read out loud. 

Kids can bring their stuffed animals in 
for a check-up by local veterinarians. 

This event is for all ages. 
Register by calling the Library at 815-939-1696.


Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Friends of the Library Meeting



F.Y.I.

The Friends of the Limestone Township Library District  Meeting 
has been postponed to 
Thursday, November 3rd at 6 P.M.

We apologize for any inconvenience.


Call the Library at 815-939-1696 
if you are interested in attending.


Saturday, October 29, 2016

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at the Library!



Holiday Craft and More at Busse and Rieck's
Tuesday, November 1
6:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.

Take an adult field trip to Busse and Rieck's for a night of fun. We will be making a holiday craft along with seeing the latest home decor styles. There is a $5.00 fee payable upon registration

Google Docs
Thursday, November 3 
6:30-7:30 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.

Storytime at Night
Thursday, November 3
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Enjoy Storytime activities of a mix of crafts, stories, and music for 6-months to five-year-old children with parents and guardians during an evening session.

Lego Building
Saturday, November 5
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.

Monarch Book Club
Monday, November 7
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.



Adult Book Club 
Tuesday, November 8
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively discussion as we explore various genres every month. Books are available for pick up at the Front Desk, or we can order a copy if needed. The November book club selection is Still Missing by Chevy Stevens.



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
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.


Register for any of the programs listed here 

by calling the Library at 815-939-1696.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

9th Annual Fall Festival


9th Annual Fall Festival

sponsored by Friends of 
the Limestone Township Library District 

Saturday, October 29

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM


Our annual fall celebration promises fun 
for the whole family with crafts, games, 
a performance by Mr. Magic, 
and the annual book sale. 

Wearing of Costumes is Encouraged! 

Register by calling the Library at 815-939-1696







Monday, October 17, 2016

Upcoming Events

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


Computer Basics
Monday, October 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.


Youth Book Discussion
Tuesday, October 18
6:30 - 7:30 P.M.

Kids in 5th -8th Grade can get together to talk about  Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko. Books will be available for pick up before the meeting or we can put one on hold for you. This is a KALA One Book, One Community event. KALA is the Kankakee Area Library Association.

Tiny Explorers  
Tuesday, October 18
10:00 A.M. – 11:00 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.

Intro to the Internet
Wednesday, October 19
10:00 AM-11:30 PM
 
Explore how to safely navigate the Internet.  This course will include visits to several websites that will provide you valuable information.  

Holiday Craft: Little Witch
Saturday, October 22
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Join us for crafting time as we make a witch to use as a Halloween decoration. For children in Kindergarten and Up. All supplies are provided; there is no fee for this program.


 
Caudill Book Club
Monday, October 24
6:30-7:30 PM
Calling all kids in 4th - 8th Grade. Come together to read and talk about one Caudill book each month. The selection for October is Lincoln's Grave Robbers. Come in to the Library to register and pick up this month’s selection.




Teen Book Club
Tuesday, October 25
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
October 25 A book club just for teens in 9th through 12th Grade featuring the latest series and award-nominated YA books. For the month of October we are reading Scarlet. Come in to the Library to register and pick up this month’s selection.

Beginning Excel
Thursday, October 27
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Build your Excel skills in this session for beginners. Gain hands-on experience by learning how to work with formulas, enter and edit data, create charts, format worksheets, and much more.  Practice what you learn by creating your own usable worksheets.

Friends of the Limestone Library
Fall Festival
Saturday, October 29
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Our annual fall celebration promises fun for the whole family with crafts, a performance from Mr. Magic, and the annual book sale.

Monday, October 10, 2016

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events at Limestone Township Library District


Registration for programs is required prior to the day of the event. 
Call the Library at 815-939-1696 to register.



Dave Clark Presents Prohibition 
Thursday, October 13
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Local historian Dave Clark will talk about the influence of Prohibition and Al Capone in the Kankakee County area. This is a KALA One Book, One Community Event.

Scrabble Saturday 
Saturday, October 15
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.

Computer Basics
Monday, October 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.

Youth Book Discussion
Tuesday, October 18
6:30 - 7:30 P.M.

Kids in 5th -8th Grade can get together to talk about  Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko. Books will be available for pick up before the meeting or we can put one on hold for you. This is a KALA One Book, One Community event. KALA is the Kankakee Area Library Association.


Tiny Explorers  
Tuesday, October 18
10:00 A.M. – 11:00 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.

Intro to the Internet
Wednesday, October 19
10:00 AM-11:30 PM
 
Explore how to safely navigate the Internet.  This course will include visits to several websites that will provide you valuable information.  

Image result for witch legs clip artHoliday Craft: Little Witch
Saturday, October 22
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Join us for crafting time as we make a witch to use as a Halloween decoration. For children in Kindergarten and Up. All supplies are provided; there is no fee for this program.

Caudill Book Club
Monday, October 24
6:30-7:30 PM
Calling all kids in 4th - 8th Grade. Come together to read and talk about one Caudill book each month. The selection for October is Lincoln's Grave Robbers. Come in to the Library to register and pick up this month’s selection.

Teen Book Club
Tuesday, October 25
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
October 25 A book club just for teens in 9th through 12th Grade featuring the latest series and award-nominated YA books. For the month of October we are reading Scarlet. Come in to the Library to register and pick up this month’s selection.

Beginning Excel
Thursday, October 27
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Build your Excel skills in this session for beginners. Gain hands-on experience by learning how to work with formulas, enter and edit data, create charts, format worksheets, and much more.  Practice what you learn by creating your own usable worksheets.

Friends of the Limestone Library
Fall Festival
Saturday, October 29
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Our annual fall celebration promises fun for the whole family with crafts, a performance from Mr. Magic,and the annual book sale.


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. 

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events at Limestone Township Library District


Registration for programs is required prior to the day of the event. 
Call the Library at 815-939-1696 to register.



Dave Clark Presents Prohibition 
Thursday, October 13
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Local historian Dave Clark will talk about the influence of Prohibition and Al Capone in the Kankakee County area. This is a KALA One Book, One Community Event.

Scrabble Saturday 
Saturday, October 15
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.

Computer Basics
Monday, October 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.

Youth Book Discussion
Tuesday, October 18
6:30 - 7:30 P.M.

Kids in 5th -8th Grade can get together to talk about  Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko. Books will be available for pick up before the meeting or we can put one on hold for you. This is a KALA One Book, One Community event. KALA is the Kankakee Area Library Association.


Tiny Explorers  
Tuesday, October 18
10:00 A.M. – 11:00 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.

Intro to the Internet
Wednesday, October 19
10:00 AM-11:30 PM
 
Explore how to safely navigate the Internet.  This course will include visits to several websites that will provide you valuable information.  

Image result for witch legs clip artHoliday Craft: Little Witch
Saturday, October 22
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Join us for crafting time as we make a witch to use as a Halloween decoration. For children in Kindergarten and Up. All supplies are provided; there is no fee for this program.

Caudill Book Club
Monday, October 24
6:30-7:30 PM
Calling all kids in 4th - 8th Grade. Come together to read and talk about one Caudill book each month. The selection for October is Lincoln's Grave Robbers. Come in to the Library to register and pick up this month’s selection.

Teen Book Club
Tuesday, October 25
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
October 25 A book club just for teens in 9th through 12th Grade featuring the latest series and award-nominated YA books. For the month of October we are reading Scarlet. Come in to the Library to register and pick up this month’s selection.

Beginning Excel
Thursday, October 27
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Build your Excel skills in this session for beginners. Gain hands-on experience by learning how to work with formulas, enter and edit data, create charts, format worksheets, and much more.  Practice what you learn by creating your own usable worksheets.

Friends of the Limestone Library
Fall Festival
Saturday, October 29
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Our annual fall celebration promises fun for the whole family with crafts, a performance from Mr. Magic,and the annual book sale.


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.