Friday, March 27, 2015

Book Sale

It's Time for Our 
Semi-Annual Book Sale!


Hardbacks are $1.00 Each

Paperbacks, Children's Books, and DVDs are $.25 (cents)

Games, puzzles, and toys are $.25 (cents) 
unless otherwise marked.

The Sale ends April 11th

Monday, March 23, 2015

Ladies Night Out
At Busse and Rieck’s

Join us on Tuesday, March 24th at 6:00 P.M. at the popular floral and gift store
 on West Court Street for an evening of learning. 
We will get the low down on the do's and Don'ts of flower arranging as well as 
tips regarding the new spring styles.

Call the Library at 815-939-1696 to reserve your spot.


Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Do You like Pizza? 

Help the Friends of the Limestone Library 

on Monday, March 9th at Monical's on Kankakee. 

When you present the Community Days flier 

with our name on it,

 Monical's donates a portion of the bill 

to the Friends of the

 Library. 
Pick up a flier at the library 
or print one from here -  



Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Found in the Daily Journal


Seen in Local Faces in Different Places 
in the Daily Journal





A Scrabble Tournament for fifth-graders was held at Limestone Middle School. The Scrabble Tournement was a joint effort between Limestone Middle School and Limestone Township Library. The tournament was a great success. Pictured from left is Pat Childs, tournament winner Logan Schultz, Lynne Noffke, and Tricia Coffman.

Upcoming Events

Friends of the Limestone Township Library
present their annual 
Dr.Seuss Birthday Party 
on Saturday, March 7th 
from 1:00 - 2:30 P.M.
We plan to celebrate by playing WACKY Games, 
designing a WACKY hat, 
hearing a WACKY interactive story, 
and taking home a WACKY treat!
Kids of all ages are invited toattend.
Reserve your spot by callingthe Library at 815-939-1696 and registering today!


Saturday, March 14th, 1:00 – 2:00 P.M., Anime Drawing

Discover how to draw Anime with instructor Amber Hughes. Bring along what you have done so far and see what others have created. This class is for kids age 10 years and older.





Monday, March 16th, 6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M., Y.A. Book Club
Calling all kids in 5th through 8th Grades. Comes share your favorite book with other kids in the Y.A. Book Club and talk about why they should read this great book!




Tuesday, March 24th, 6:00 P.M., Spring Decorating Field Trip at Busse & Reick’s
It’s a Ladies Night Out at the popular floral center in which attendees will learn the Do’s and Don’ts of Flower Arranging. Space is limited, be sure to register early.
 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, March 2, 2015

New Copier!

Please Note:
Due to the installation of our new photocopier, 
the public access computers 
will NOT be available today
 March 2, 2015.

We apologize for any inconvenience, 
but hope you will appreciate our improved copier soon!

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss



Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss

Friends of the Limestone Township Library
present their annual 
Dr.Seuss Birthday Party 
on Saturday, March 7th 
from 1:00 - 2:30 P.M.

We plan to celebrate by playing WACKY Games, 
designing a WACKY hat, 
hearing a WACKY interactive story, 
and taking home a WACKY treat!
Kids of all ages are invited to attend.
Reserve your spot by calling the Library at 815-939-1696 and registering today!

Wednesday, February 11, 2015


Upcoming Events 
at the Library



Registration is required for all programs. Please stop in at the Front Desk or call the Library at 815-939-1696 to reserve your spot.





Saturday, February 14th, 1 – 2 P.M., Lego Building
Create houses, monsters, or futuristic vehicles with our Legos and your imaginations. Join others who like doing the same thing at our Lego building session. This event is for kids in Kindergarten and older.




Tuesday, February 17th & Thursday, February 19th, 10:00 – 11:00 A.M., Tiny Explorers Join us for a morning program specifically for children 6 months to 5 years old. Parents and Guardians come along for this new program a chance for kids of all ages to play and build using age-appropriate manipulatives. It is a great time of socialization and play.


Tuesday, February 24th & Thursday, February 26th, 10:00 – 11:00 A.M., Storytime                                                 
Storytime is a mix of crafts, stories, music and snacks to help young children develop a love for reading. Parents and guardians can bring their 6-months to five-year-old children.





Coming Soon!
Friends of the Limestone Township Library present their annual Dr.Seuss Birthday Party on Saturday, March 7th from 1:00 - 2:30 P.M. We plan to celebrate by playing WACKY Games, designing a WACKY hat, hearing a WACKY interactive story, and taking home a WACKY treat! Kids of all ages are invited to attend. Reserve your spot by calling the Library at 815-939-1696 and registering today!



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, February 4, 2015

One Stroke Painting Class


Sign Up Deadline Coming Up
Register Now!



Tuesday, February 10th, 6 – 7:30 P.M., One Stroke Painting with Kathi Eastman

Learn the One-Stroke Paint method with Kathi Eastman, a certified one-stroke instructor from the Donna Dewberry program. 

We provide all of the materials, you provide the enthusiasm. There is a $5.00 fee that needs to be paid upon registration. Space is limited and registration closes on 
Friday, February 6th

Sign up quickly to reserve your spot.

Monday, February 2, 2015

Library Closed Today


The library will be closed today 
Monday, February 2
due to the poor weather and road conditions


By the Way...


(We can only hope he hasn't seen his shadow yet!)









Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events at the Library


Saturday, January 31, 1 – 2 P.M., Lego Building
Create houses, monsters, or futuristic vehicles with our Legos and your imaginations. Join others who like doing the same thing at our Lego building session. This event is for kids in Kindergarten and older.


Tuesday, February 3rd & Thursday, February 5th, 10:00 – 11:00 A.M., Storytime
Returning from its short winter hiatus, Storytime is a mix of crafts, stories, music and snacks to help young children develop a love for reading. Parents and guardians can bring their 6-months to five-year-old children.


Monday, February 9th, 1:00 – 3:00 P.M., Be Kind to Your Heart BP Check & Bingo Games
Please join Home Bound Healthcare for an educational talk on heart health that covers important stress management techniques, positive thinking, and tips for heart healthy living. A registered nurse will be on hand to take blood pressures and answer heart related health question.

Monday, February 9th, 6:00 P.M., Young Adult Book Club
This month, kids in 5th through 8th grade are asked to bring their favorite book and tell the rest of the group why they should read it. After the book discussions, there will be pizza for attendees to enjoy. 

Tuesday, February 10th, 6 – 7:30 P.M., One Stroke Painting with Kathi Eastman
Learn the One-Stroke Paint method with Kathi Eastman, a certified one-stroke instructor. We provide all of the materials, you provide the enthusiasm. There is a $5.00 fee that needs to be paid upon registration. Space is limited and registration closes on Friday, February 6th. Sign up quickly to reserve your spot.


 Tuesday, February 10th, 6:30 -7:30 P.M., Adult Book Club
Join us as we discuss the February selection of Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James. This book takes place six years after Elizabeth and Darcy' wedding marriage with startling new about one of Elizabeth's brothers-in-law. Every month we explore different genres and topics for lively discussions and sharing of opinions. 

Registration is required for all programs. Please stop in at the Front Desk or call the Library at 815-939-1696 to reserve your spot. 

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Library Closed Monday January 19, 2015

The Library Will Be Closed 
Monday, January 19th
in Observance of 
Martin Luther King Jr. Day


Monday, January 12, 2015


Upcoming Events at Limestone Township Library
Tuesday, January 13th and Thursday, January 15th at 10:00 a.m. Tiny Explorers Join us for a time of working with manipulatives to help develop grand and fine motor skills. On the 13th, we will have a furry visitor for a Read to the Dog session and the 15th is a program by The Exploration Station. For Children ages 6 mos. - 5 and parents/grandparents/guardians. This is the last Storytime/Tiny Explorers event until February.
Monday, January 12, 6:00 P.M., YA Book Club This book club is for kids in 5th through 8th grade as we read Zack’s Lie by Roland Smith. Tuesday, January 13, 6:30 P.M. , Adult Book Club Join the Adult Book Club as we start the New Year’s selections. This month we are reading The Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs.
Saturday, January 17th, 1:00 P.M., Winter Reading Program Finale If you have participated in the Winter Reading Program, join us for games and refreshments and an all-around good time! Registration is required for all programs. 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.


For those people who thought about stopping by for the E-Reader Pizzaz program scheduled for tonight, January 12th at 6 P.M., it has been canceled. 

But if you are interested in a program like this call the Library at 815-939-1696
 to see this program re-scheduled for another day.


Saturday, January 10, 2015

Winter Reading Finale!

Winter Reading Finale

Join us as we celebrate the end of 

our winter reading program on

Saturday, January 17th at 1:00 P.M.



We will have Games!

We will have Refreshments!


  We will pull the winners for the Baskets!       


This event is for everyone who participated in the 

Winter Reading Program.


Call the Library at 815-939-1696 
to register!





Friday, January 9, 2015

Library Closed

Due to extreme weather with blowing snow and poor visibility the library will be Closed Today
(Friday, January 9th)




We hope to see you tomorrow!


Thursday, January 8, 2015

Library Closing EarlyThursday!

Due to the deteriorating weather conditions and blowing snow, the library will be closing today at 3:00 P.M.

While we hope to re-open tomorrow at 10:00 A.M. 
but please call first (just in case)!




Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Delayed Opening Thursday, January 8

Due to the extreme cold weather, the library 
will delay opening until Noon (12:00 P.M.) 
Thursday, January 8th

Program Change:
Also, due to the extreme cold, Thursday evening's 
Elephant & Piggie program is cancelled, 


(No, don't worry-it'll be okay!)

but will be rescheduled.

Please check back here for news soon!

(See, I told you so-we love Elephant & Piggie too!)


Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Library Closed

Due to the extreme cold weather, 
the library will be closed Wednesday, January 7th.

Please stay safe and warm-it's a good day 
to snuggle up with a warm cup of tea or cocoa, 
(and of course with a great book)!




Elephant and Piggie Night




Monday, January 5, 2015

Winter Weather


We've been so fortunate to have had mild weather this winter, but winter isn't over yet...

Due to the incoming snow and blustery conditions, 
please call us at 815-939-1696 
or check out our website and Facebook page 
to be sure we're open! 

Information on emergency closings or delayed openings 
will also be posted online at:

The Daily Journal, WVLI, and WKAN

Stay safe (and warm)!



Monday, December 22, 2014



The Library will be open on Tuesday from 10 A.M. till 8 P.M.

We will re-open on Friday, December 26th at 10 A.M.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Get your Book for Our Book Clubs!
They are available at the Front Desk





Ya Book Club  
Monday, January 12th     
6:00 P.M.                                                      
For kids in 5th through 8th Grade                                                


Adult Book Club
Tuesday, January 13th
6:30 P.M.




Call the Library at 815-936-9-1696 for more information