Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at the Library
Please register ahead of time 
by stopping at the Front Desk 
or calling the Library at 815-939-1696.



Tiny Explorers  
Tuesday, September 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.



YA/Adult Craft Night
Tuesday, September 20
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Join us as Miss Pat leads us to make a Mason Jar  Craft fitting for the season. This event is for young adults in 6th Grade and up as well as adults. All supplies are included; there is no program fee.





Lego Building
Saturday, September. 24
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.


Caudill Book Club
Monday, September 26
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 September selection is Three Times Lucky. Books are available at the Front Desk.



Storytime
Tuesday, September 27
10:00 A.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.

Computer Basics
Tuesday, September 27  
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. 

Teen Book Club
Tuesday, September 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. The September selection is Cinder. Books are available at the front desk.

Storytime at Night
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Thursday, September 29
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. This evening features Reading with the Dogs, an individual session for each child to read a story to a therapy dog.

Computer Skills Class: Email Basics
Friday, September 30
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.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Monday, September 12, 2016

Upcoming Events



Upcoming Events
at the Library

Coloring for Adults
Monday, September 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, September. 13
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 book club selection for September is Pirate Hunters by Robert Kurson.

Tiny Explorers  
Tuesday, September 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.

YA/Adult Craft Night
Tuesday, September 20
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Join us as Miss Pat leads us to make a Mason Jar  Craft fitting for the season. This event is for young adults in 6th Grade and up as well as adults. All supplies are included; there is no program fee.



Lego Building
Saturday, September. 24
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. 

Friday, September 2, 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Newsletter

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Limestone Township Library District       Volume 16, Issue 3


 

The BookMark!


2701 W. Tower Road, Kankakee         815-939-1696          www.limestonelibrary.org


Library Hours
                        Monday through Thursday 10 A.M. - 8 P.M.                                                                    Friday 10 A.M. - 5 P.M.                                             Saturday 10 A.M. - 3 P.M.



Tuesday, August 2, 2016



Thank You!

To our sponsors who made 

our Summer Reading Program a success



Friends of the Limestone Township Library District
                               All Power Equipment
                              Carlo’s Restaurant
                              Cheffer’s Auto Body
                              Grosso Trucking
                     Mr. and Mrs. Stephan Moore
                              Tanner’s Collision



Saturday, July 30, 2016

Banzai!

A big Thank You to Riverside Community Credit Union for generously sponsoring
our recent Banzai financial program, and congratulations to
all that attended and completed it!
(Pictured from left to right: Elliana T., Kole E., Kadin E., Justus K., 
and RCCU President/CEO Jan Francouer)  

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

at the Library





Storytime
Tuesday, July 26 & Thursday, July 28 at 10:00 A.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, July 30
1:00 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 through 5th grade.



Sign up by stopping in the Library 
or calling us at 815-939-1696.




Monday, July 18, 2016

Pokestop

The Limestone Township Library District 
is a  Poke Stop  
for 

Pokemon Go



Come for the Pokemon items, 
stay for some cool air and great books.






Thursday, July 14, 2016

Banzai!





Banzai! Financial Education

                                                                   4th—8th Grades                                                                                    Monday, July 18th & Wednesday, July 20th               
1:00 P.M.—2:00 P.M.

               
                                                                   9th—12th Grades                                                                                                                      Tuesday, July 19th & Thursday, July 21st                                           1:00 P.M.—2:00 P.M.


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, called Life Scenarios,
 that takes the participant through a group of life financial situations such as budgets,
 insurance, debt, and rent.
 Learning comes through computer games and a post-test. 
The Life Scenarios are age-appropriate for 4th—12th grades.

Sign up by calling the Library at 815-939-1696

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Thank You Summer Reading



Thank You to Our Sponsors 
of Summer Reading

All Power Equipment   
      Carlo’s Restaurant         
       Cheffer’s Auto Body          
     Classic Cinemas          
   Grosso Trucking      
  McDonald’s     
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Moore   
                          Tanner Collision Center                             Friends of the Limestone Township Library District



Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events



Torbel’s Canine Connection Obstacle Course
Monday, July 11
1:00p.m.—2:00p.m.
All Ages
Torbel Canine Connection presents a dog agility exhibition. As they go through an arena with a variety of obstacles, the dogs will test their dexterity. This is a fun event for the whole family.

Adult Book Club
Tuesday, July 12
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 reading Dragon Fish by Vu Tran, a New York Times Notable Book of 2015 and Tran’s debut novel.

Movie Day Chicken Little
Wednesday, July 13
1:00 p.m.
All Ages
 It’s our final Movie Day for Summer Reading! Have fun with us as we watch Chicken Little about the small sized chick who sees what others do not.




Wine Tasting and Adult Coloring at Grapes and Hops
Thursday, July 14                                                                                                                                      6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.                                                                                                                        Join us for a night of coloring and tasting at Grapes and Hops on Schuyler Avenue in Downtown Kankakee. Cost is $6.50 per person.







Create a Puzzle                                                                                                                              Friday, July 15                                                                                                                                    1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.                                                                                                               Kindergarten-Second Grade                                                                                                             Learn to create a puzzle using a few different techniques

Summer Reading Finale
Saturday, July 16
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Join us for the Summer Reading Program finale by reading 500 minutes. There will be Outdoor games, a presentation by Ruel’s Reps Reptile Show and a chance to visit in the Rolling Video Game Trailer. Bring in your reading logs with 500 completed minutes to register.

Call the Library at 815-939-1696                  to register for these programs!


Friday, July 1, 2016

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events!





Scrabble Saturday                                                                            Saturday, June 25,                                                                               1:00 P.M.  - 2:00 P.M.                                                                          4th Grade and older                                                                            Compete against family and friends with the word game that has you pull out tiles and fill the available spaces on the board for the most points.

Earth Stewards Presents Nature’s Heroes
Tuesday, June 28
1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.
Children in 3rd – 5th Grade
Tom Kearney of Earth Stewards will present a special nature program that includes hands-on activities along with the presentation geared towards intermediate school-aged children.


NASA: Race to the Moon
Tuesday, June 28
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p .m
For Children in Kindergarten and up
James Knapper presents a program on the history of the Race to the Moon.


Movie Day - Air Bud 1
Wednesday, June 29
1:00 p.m.
All Ages
Bring your friends over for Movie Day when we watch Air Bud, starring the adorable golden retriever/sports star. Lemonade and popcorn will be served.

YA/Adult - Craft Night
Wednesday, June 29
6th grade and up
6:30 -7:30 p.m.
 Make a special summer decorative item. All materials are provided; there is no fee for this event.



Koehler  Chiropractic - Heads Up
Thursday, June 30
6:30 P.M. —7:30 P.M.
1-2-3 Quick and Easy methods to understanding concussions in young athletes.  Presented by the Doctors of the Foundation of Wellness Professionals




Movie Night for Grown-ups - National Treasure
Friday, July 1
6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Have a date night at the Library after hours when we will be presenting the Nicholas Cage classic, National Treasure. Lemonade and popcorn will be served.

Make-and-Take Craft
Tuesday, July 5
Kids in Kindergarten -5th Grade
1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.
 Work on your crafting skills by making something patriotic! All materials are provided; there is no fee for this event.

Movie Day - Space Buddies
Wednesday, July 6
1:00p.m.
All Ages
Bring your friends over for Movie Day when we watch Space Buddies about five puppies who blast off to a cosmic adventure when they become accidental stowaways aboard an unmanned space shuttle. Lemonade and Popcorn will be served.



Music of the 1940’s
Thursday, July 7
6:30 P.M. -7:30P.M.
Ron Selle & Darlene Agner return with a spectacular presentation of storytelling and music of the 1940s. You won’t want to miss it.






Giant Word Winder
Friday, July 8
10:30 a.m.
For Kids in 3rd Grade and up
Word Winder Game inventor David L. Hoyt will visit to lead us in a few rounds of Giant Word Winder! On a room size playing board, children will create words. A fun and creative learning experiance you won’t want to miss! Check out word Finder on You Tube.





Movie Night for Grown-ups - Joy
Friday, July 8
6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Have a date night at the Library after hours when we will be Joy starring Jennifer Lawrence as the inventor of the Miracle Mop, and QVC star. Lemonade and popcorn will be served.






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.