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

Monday, December 15, 2014



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.

Tuesday, December 16th,  Silent Auction Final Day
This is the last day to put in your bid for a basket in our Silent Auction. Pick up your number at the front desk and place a bid. There are 12 different baskets with a variety of themes that make excellent Christmas Presents.

Tuesday, December 16th and Thursday, December 18th, 10 a.m. – 11 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.

Monday, December 22nd, Lego Building and Movie Day
Have a Lego Day that starts with Lego Building at 11:00 a.m. Then at 1:00 settle in to watch the STAR WARS LEGO MOVIE. Bring a sack lunch to enjoy in between events.This event is for kids in Kindergarten and older. 

Tuesday, December 23rd, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m., Kids Craft Day
Get together with Miss Pat to create a fun holiday decoration. We begin at 1:00 p.m. This program is for kids in 2nd grade and up.

Saturday, December 27th,  1:00 p.m. till 2:00 P.M., Lego Building
Have fun with other Lego enthusiasts creating objects with our Lego blocks. This play session is meant for children in Kindergarten through 5th Grade. 

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. Visit the website to see a listing of all programming at www.limestonelibrary.org 

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Upcoming Events
at the Library




Thursday, December 11th ,  6:30 p.m. till 7:30 p.m., Adult/Young Adult Craft Night
Why should kids have all the fun? Get together with friends to make a decorative craft for the season with Miss Pat. This month’s craft is primitive decorations.
 


Saturday, December 13th, 1:00 - 2:00 P.M., Winter Reading Program Kick-off Frozen Party
Join us as we kick off the winter reading program, Reading is Cool.. We'll have story time, craft making. and refreshments. It's sure to be a time “worth melting for!"



Tuesday, December 16th and Thursday, December 18th, 10 a.m. – 11 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.

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. 








Wednesday, November 26, 2014


Happy Thanksgiving to Our Patrons and Our Community.


The Library will be closed on 
Thursday, November 27th and Friday, November 28th
We will re-open on Saturday, November 29th 
at 10:00 a.m.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

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.

Wednesday, November 26th, 1:00 p.m. start time, No School Movie Day featuring Despicable Me 2
Join us for free popcorn and lemonade as we get together to watch the hilarious movie Despicable Me 2 with all of the minions as evil scientist Gru teams up with a beautiful spy to find out who is smuggling dangerous chemicals. Children in grades pre-k and up are invited to attend.




Saturday, November 29th,  1:00 - 2:00 P.M., Lego Building
Have fun with other Lego enthusiasts creating objects with our Lego blocks. This play session is meant for children in Kindergarten through 5th Grade.

Tuesday, December 2nd & Thursday December 4th, 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 in for a time of storytelling, crafting, music, and fun.


Monday, December 8th, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m., An Evening with Santa
The Limestone Township Friends of the Library presents a special evening with the jolly Man from  the North Pole. Children in Pre-school through 3rd grade, along with their parents, are invited to participate in crafts, games, and a special visit in the Peterson Schoolhouse to tell Santa of their gift wish list. Santa will read ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas promptly at 6:00 p.m. Space is limited so register early.





Saturday, December 13th, 1:00 - 2:00 P.M., Winter Reading Program Kick-off Frozen Party
Join us as we kick off the winter reading program, Reading is Cool. It's certain to be an event "worth melting for."




Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Monday, November 10, 2014

Coming Up at the Library

Thursday, November 13th at 6:30 p.m. till 7:30 p.m., Adult Craft Night
Why should kids have all the fun? Get together with friends to make a decorative craft for the season with Miss Pat.


Saturday, November 15th,  1:00 p.m. till 2:00 P.M., Lego Building
Have fun with other Lego enthusiasts creating objects with our Lego blocks. This play session is meant for children in Kindergarten through 5th Grade.

Tuesday, November 18th, 6:30 p.m. till 7:30 p.m, Fizz, Boom Read – Family Reading Night
Spend the evening at the library, celebrating the joy of reading. There will be a story time and some fun scientific experimentation with Mr. Brian Noffke, science teacher at Herscher High School. Will a pumpkin be exploded? Only Mr. Noffke knows for sure. This event is for all members of the family.
Please register ahead of time for this program.

Wednesday, November 19th ,  6:30 p.m. till 7:30 p.m., Adult Craft Night

Why should kids have all the fun? Get together with friends to make a decorative craft for the season with Miss Pat. This month’s craft is a holiday topper that can be used in a variety of décor articles.

Saturday, November 22nd ,  1:00 p.m. till 2:00 p.m., Holiday Craft Time for Kids
Have fun crafting  something for the Holidays. Bring the kids in first grade on up to make a special item for the season with Miss Pat.

Wednesday, November 26th, 1:00 p.m. start time, Movie Day featuring Despicable Me

Join us for free popcorn and lemonade as we get together to watch the hilarious movie Despicable Me with all of the minions as evil scientist Gru attempts to steal the moon. Children in grades pre-k and up are invited to attend.


Sign up for any of these programs by stopping in at the Front Desk or call the Library at 815-939-1696.





Monday, November 3, 2014



Friends of the Library Book Sale
is now selling
One Bag of Books for
One Buck




Get them before they all flyaway on 
Saturday, November 8th. 


Wednesday, October 29, 2014





Monday, November 10th and Wednesday, November 12th from 10:00 a.m. till 11:30 a.m., Intro to Word
  Learn the basics of the Word program with instructor Theresa Shafiabady. Adults who sign up for this program will need to attend both days of the program.

Monday, November 10th from 10:30 a.m. till 11:30 a.m., Veterans Reception
 In honor of Veteran's Day, we invite area veterans to come to the Library for coffee and donuts.

 Monday, November 10th at 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Reading to the Dogs
 Calling all kids, from pre-school on up, to read to our special therapy dogs who like listening to stories from a lot of different books. If your child cannot read yet, mom or dad can read to both the child and the dog.

Saturday, November 15th, 1:00 p.m. till 2:00 P.M., Lego Building
Have fun with other Lego enthusiasts creating objects with our Lego blocks. This play session is meant for children in Kindergarten through 5th Grade.

Tuesday, November 18th, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Fizz, Boom Read – Family Reading Night
Spend the evening at the library, celebrating the joy of reading. There will be a story time and some scientific experimentation that might lead to some fun. This event is for all members of the family. Please register ahead of time for this program.

Wednesday, November 19th at 6:30 p.m. till 7:30 p.m., Adult Craft Night
Why should kids have all the fun? Get together with friends to make a decorative craft for the season with Miss Pat. This month’s craft is a holiday topper that can be used in a variety of décor articles.



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.