Friday, October 13, 2017

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District





Adult Coloring
Monday, October 16th
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, October 17th
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.


Computer Q&A – One-on-One
Wednesday, October 18th
6:00 P.M.; 6:30 P.M.; & 7:00 P.M.
Sign up to get a one-on-one tutorial about your computer. Bring your laptop or device and plan for an half an hour of active learning.


Getting Ready for Kindergarten         Costume Party
Saturday, October 21st
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Kids  who are 3-5 years old can come join us for a Costume Party as we celebrate the steps in reading 1000 books before kindergarten. There will be loads of fun and games and you can dress in your favorite costume. This program is made possible by a grant from the Community Works fund from the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley.


Adult Scrabble
Monday, October 23rd
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, October 24th
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.


E-Resources Introduction
Wednesday, October 25th
6:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Are you curious about digital resources that the library offers to you the patron? Sign up for this class that teaches you how to utilize Omni for ebooks or Zinio/RD for magazines. Learn about Tumblebooks and World Book Online as well.



Friends of the Limestone Township Library District Annual Fall Festival.
Saturday, October 28th
10:00 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.

Spend the day with us and our Open Air Craft Market. There will be stories, crafts, and games for kids starting at 1:00 P.M. Browse the book sale and start looking for the perfect hostess gifts. Costumes are encouraged.


Sunday, October 8, 2017

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
At Limestone Township Library District



Storytime
Tuesday, October 10th
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, October 10th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively discussion as we talk about Northanger Abby by Val McDermid during the One Book One Community. There are books available at the Desk. We can always put more on hold.




Intro to Computers
Wednesday, October 11
6:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Learn the basic information about your computer starting with learning how to turn it on and off, save files, get to the internet, and other basic functions.



YA/Adult Craft
Tuesday, October 12th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

Get out for a night of Crafting a Halloween D├ęcor Item. All supplies are included and there is no fee.




Halloween Craft
Saturday, October 14th
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Kindergarten and up

Have fun making a fun spooky craft for the Halloween season. All supplies are provided, there is no cost for this program.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Pictures from GRFK

Getting Ready for Kindergarten

Pictures from our Kickoff Event

Visit our Photo page to see them all!






Friday, September 29, 2017

KALA One Book One Community

Join us for KALA's One Book One Community 
during the month of October 
as we celebrate Jane Austen. 
There will be many events at area libraries 
including books club reading Austen's works, 
craft sessions, and tea parties.  
Look below to find one you would like to attend!





Thursday, August 31, 2017

Monday, August 28, 2017

Employment Opportunity





We are looking for a few good people to work at the library!
Check out our Job Openings page and see the job description.

You can stop in to fill out an application or send in your resume.
Call the Library for more information at 815-939-1696.



Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Coming Soon to the Library!


Storytime  - September 5th

Adult Scrabble – September 5th

Grandparents and Me Storytime at Night  
- September 7th

Lego Building – September 9

Monarch Book Club – September 11

Adult Book Club – September 12th

YA/Adult /Craft Night – September 14th

PLACE Science Program – September 16th


For more information or to register for these programs, 
call the Library at 815-939-1696.






Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Eclipse on August 21st




Getting ready for the eclipse on August 21st?

Check out the NASA website for more information.

https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/




Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Storytime Break


Storytime and Tiny Explorers are on break for the month of August. 
We will be back in action in September. 
Call the Library if you have any questions at 815-939-1696.



Monday, July 24, 2017

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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






Caudill Book Club
Monday, July 24th
6:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Kid in 4th-8th 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 July is Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin




Teen Book Club
Tuesday, June 25th
11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
Read and discuss Y.A. novels for young adults in 9th - 12th grades. Books are available at the Front Desk. July’s Selection is The 100 by Kass Morgan.




YA/Adult Craft
Wednesday, July 26th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Get out for a night of Crafting a Prism Sun Catcher. All supplies are included and there is no fee.





Summer Reading Program Finale
With Chris McBrien, the Magic Storyteller
Saturday, July 29th
10:30 A.M.  – 11:15 A.M.

Celebrate the end of a fantastic Summer Reading program with Chris McBrien, ventriloquist, singer, and performer. Prior registration is required for members of the summer reading program after completing their 500 minutes of reading. For more information, call 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.








Thursday, July 20, 2017

Craft Night

Our Adult Craft Night for Tonight has been rescheduled to Wednesday, July 26th at 6:30 P.M.
We apologize for any inconvenience.


Friday, July 14, 2017

Teen Craft Fair Application Form

Be a part of our craft fair for teen crafters. 
Register to get table space and sell the crafts you make. 
Simply print and fill out the application below or 
come to the Library to get an application. 
You will needs to pay your registration at the time you sign up. 
If you have any questions, call the Library at 815-939-1696.





Thursday, July 13, 2017

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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





Author Visit - Gary Moore
Thursday, July 13th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Local award-winning author Gary Moore will read from his latest book, The Final Service. There will also be a question-and-answer session.




Movie Day – Max 2 White House Hero
Friday, July 14th
1:00 P.M.
All Ages
School is out! Come to the Library and watch a movie with your friends. Popcorn and Lemonade will be served.

Lego Building
Saturday, July 15th
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.

Paint the Universe
Monday July 17th 
1:00 P.M.
K-2nd Grade
Younger children will create their own designs that reflect the universe. All supplies are provided there is no fee for this program.



Scrabble for Adults
Monday, July 17th
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.


Tiny Explorers
Tuesday, July 18th
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.

Slime Science
Tuesday, July 18th
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Kids in 3rd - 5th grade are invited to join  us as we work on the science of making ooey-gooey fun. All supplies are provided, there is no cost for this program. Register in advance by calling the Library at 815-939-1696.


Read to the Dogs
Tuesday, July 18th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Children will have a chance to read aloud to the trained therapy dogs on hand, giving the children a sense of confidence and companionship as they read.


Metal Medallions
Wednesday, July 19th
1:00 P.M.
6th Grade and Up
Try your hand at metal working by creating a medallion of your own design. All supplies are provided, there is no fee for this program.

Adult Craft
Thursday, July 20th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Get out for a night of Crafting a Prism Sun Catcher. All supplies are included and there is no fee.

Movie Day – Monster Trucks
Friday, July 21st
1:00 P.M.
All Ages
School is out! Come to the Library and watch a movie with your friends. Popcorn and Lemonade will be served.


Teen Art and Craft Show
Saturday, July 22th
11:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Teens show off your mad arts and crafts skills at our open art show where you can display, and sell your art and craft work. Table space costs $10. Call the Library for more information.




Caudill Book Club
Monday, July 24th
6:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Kid in 4th-8th 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 July is Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin

Teen Book Club
Tuesday, June 25th
11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
Read and discuss Y.A. novels for young adults in 9th - 12th grades. Books are available at the Front Desk. July’s Selection is The 100 by Kass Morgan.

Summer Reading Program Finale
With Chris McBrien, the Magic Storyteller
Saturday, July 29th
10:30 A.M.  – 11:15 A.M.

Celebrate the end of a fantastic Summer Reading program with Chris McBrien, ventriloquist, singer, and performer. Prior registration is required for members of the summer reading program after completing their 500 minutes of reading. For more information, call the Library at  815-939-1696.






Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Teen Art and Craft Show

Sign up for our Teen Arts and Craft Show!
 Use this form and come to the Library 
to register and pay your space fee. 
For more information 
call the Library 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.


Punk Art
Wednesday, July 5th
1:00 P.M.
6th Grade and Up
Make something new and different featuring faux metal techniques. All supplies are provided; There is no fee for this program.

Glowing Art
Monday July 10th 
1:00 P.M.
K-2nd Grade
Younger children will create their own designs that will glow on its own. All supplies are provided there is no fee for this program.

U of I Extension – Engineer for a Day
Tuesday, July 11th
3rd – 5th Grades
Presented by the University if Illinois Extension office, kids in 3rd-5th grades will take on the challenges an engineer faces. The kids will brainstorm how to solve it, design, build it, and test out their idea. Kids will learn how to solve real world problems using supplies they can find at home. This week’s challenge is Marble Mazes and Roller Coasters.

Painted Wine Bottles
Wednesday, July 12th
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
6th Grade and Up
Take an empty wine bottle and paint it to look like anything your mind can imagine. All supplies are provided, there is no fee for this program.


Author Visit - Gary Moore
Thursday, July 13th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Local award-winning author Gary Moore will read from his latest book, The Final Service. There will also be a question-and-answer session.




Movie Day – Max 2 Whitehouse Hero
Friday, July 14th
1:00 P.M.
All Ages
School is out! Come to the Library and watch a movie with your friends. Popcorn and Lemonade will be served.

Lego Building
Saturday, July 15th
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.

Paint the Universe
Monday July 17th 
1:00 P.M.
K-2nd Grade
Younger children will create their own designs that reflect the universe. All supplies are provided there is no fee for this program.

 
Scrabble for Adults
Monday, July 17th

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.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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



Semi-Annual Book Sale
Stop in at the Library for our Semi-Annual Book Sale sponsored by the Friends of the Library. We are now selling books at a $1 per bag The sale runs through Thursday, June 29th


University of Ill Extension Office- Engineer for a Day
Tuesday, June 27
2:00 P.M. -3:00 P.M.
3rd – 5th Grades
Presented by the University of Illinois Extension office, kids in 3rd-5th grades will take on the challenges an engineer faces. The kids will brainstorm how to solve it, design, build it, and test out their idea. Kids will learn how to solve real world problems using supplies they can find at home. This week’s challenge is Rockets and Space. This week’s challenge is Marble mazes and Roller coasters.




Author Visit – Drew Carriker
Tuesday, June 27th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Limestone resident Drew Carriker will read and discuss his new book, Randolph the Blue Nosed Reindeer.





Rubberband Art
Wednesday, June 28th
1:00 P.M.
6th Grade and Up
Discover what you can create with something as simple as a rubberband.

Tiny Explorers at Night
Thursday, June 29th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 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.

Movie Day – A Dog’s Purpose
Friday, June 30th
1:00 P.M.
All Ages
School is out! Come to the Library and watch a movie with your friends. Popcorn and Lemonade will be served


Fireworks Art
Monday July 3rd
1:00 P.M.
K-2nd Grade
Younger children will create their own designs inspired by fireworks. All supplies are provided there is no fee for this program.





Monarch Book Club
Monday, July 3rd
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. 

Punk Art
Wednesday, July 5th
1:00 P.M.
6th Grade and Up

Make something new and different featuring faux metal techniques. All supplies are provided; There is no fee for this program.