Monday, May 21, 2018

Reading Takes You Everywhere


Summer Reading Registration Opens


Wednesday, May 23rd

Reading Takes You Everywhere

Join us for summer fun and reading adventures
 as we discover just how far we can go. 

You can register for the program until June 9th.
Summer Reading programs start Monday, June 11th.

For more information, call the Library at  815-939-1696.




Thursday, May 17, 2018

Book Sale!



Semi-Annual Friends of the Library Book Sale
Runs  Through June 5th
Check out our selection for our spring book sale. 
It starts with children’s titles and 
ends with adult cookbooks with plenty in between. 
You will find something for everybody. 
Hard covers are $1.00 each, paper backs 
and children’s books are .25₵ each.


Wednesday, May 16, 2018

A Warm Welcome!

Limestone Township Library District 
wishes a warm welcome to 
our newest staff member, Bry Williams.
 Bry is our new program and outreach services coordinator. 
She is busy planning 
our summer reading program 
but would love to hear 
programming suggestions for the future.


Friday, May 11, 2018

Getting Ready for Kindergarten

Getting Ready for Kindergarten – 

Our Furry Friends

Thursday, May 24th

6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

Ages 3 – 5 years old

Join us as we read to the dogs and celebrate our furry friends 
as a part of our yearlong 
Getting Ready For Kindergarten (GRFK) program. 

You must be in the GRFK program in order to participate 

and sign up is easy. 

This program is funded by a grant from the

 Community Works fund from the Community Foundation of 

Kankakee River Valley.

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


Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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







Mother's Day Craft
Saturday, May 5th
1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.
Celebrate Mom's special day with a handmade craft. All supplies are provided, there is no fee for this program.


Storytime
Tues., May 8th
10:00 – 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
Tues., May 8th
6:30 – 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively conversation as we discuss May’s book selection, Endurance by Scott Kelly. Books are available at the front desk.


Semi-Annual Friends of the Library Book Sale
Starts Wednesday, May 16th
Check out our selection for our spring book sale. It starts with children’s titles and ends with adult cookbooks with plenty in between. You will find something for everybody. Hard covers are $1.00 each, paper backs and children’s books are .25₵ each.


Getting Ready for Kindergarten – Our Furry Friends
Thursday, May 24th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Ages 3 – 5 years old
Join us as we read to the dogs and celebrate our furry friends as a part of our yearlong Getting Ready For Kindergarten (GRFK) program. You must be in the GRFK program in order to participate and sign up is easy. This program is funded by a grant from the Community Works fund from the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Getting Ready for Kindergarten Re-Scheduled

F. Y. I.

Getting Ready for Kindergarten – Our Furry Friends 
scheduled for tonight - Thursday, April 26th 
has been rescheduled to Thursday, May 24 
so as to not interfere with tonight's Herscher CUSD#2's Kindergarten Cafe.

We apologize for any inconvenience. 
Please call the Library if you have any questions at 815-939-1696.


Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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





Lego Building
Saturday, April 28th
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.

Storytime
Tues., May 1st
10:00 – 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.





Mother's Day Craft
Saturday, May 5th
1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.
Celebrate Mom's special day with a handmade craft. All supplies are provided, there is no fee for this program.



Storytime
Tues., May 8th
10:00 – 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
Tues., May 8th
6:30 – 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively conversation as we discuss May’s book selection, Endurance by Scott Kelly. Books are available at the front desk.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District
  

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



Adult Scrabble
Monday, April 9th
6:30 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
Tues., April 10th
10:00 – 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
Tues., April 10th
6:30 – 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively conversation as we discuss April’s book selection, Orphan #8 by Kim van Alkemade. Books are available at the front desk.

Monarch Book Club
Saturday, April 14th
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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.

BlueStem Book Club
Saturday, April 14th
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Kids in 3rd – 5th Grade will meet each month to discuss a book from the Bluestem Award Nominee list. The book for the April meeting will be Hilo: the Boy Who Crashed to Earth by Judd Winick. Books will be available at the Front Desk.

Tiny Explorers
Tuesday, April 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.

Earth Day Celebration! – Recyclable Art
Saturday, April 21st
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Mark Mother Earth’s special day by creating art from materials that  have been used in some other way first. It is amazing what we can make from what we would throw away.


Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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

 


Storytime
Tues., March 13th
10:00 – 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 Craft – Poured Paint Eggtravaganza
Tuesday, March 27th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Get out for a night of crafting a fun Easter decorative item. All supplies are included and there is no fee.

Spring Craft Time
Wednesday, March 28th
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Kindergarten and up
Work on a fun craft best for springtime. All supplies are provided, there is no fee for this program.


Getting Ready for Kindergarten – Eggstraordianry Eggs
Thursday, March 29th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Ages 3 – 5 years old
Join us as we play with shaving cream to decorate eggs and do other fun activities as a part of our yearlong Getting Ready For Kindergarten (GRFK) program. You must be in the GRFK program in order to participate and sign up is easy. This program is funded by a grant from the Community Works fund from the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley.


School’s Out Movie Day                                                                   
Friday, March 30th                                                                                                                              1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.                                                                                                            
School is out! Come to the Library and watch A Dog’s Purpose with your friends. Popcorn and Lemonade will be served.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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





Storytime
Tues., March 6th
10:00 – 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.

Monarch Book Club
Saturday, March 10th
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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.




BlueStem Book Club
Saturday, March 10th
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Kids in 3rd – 5th Grade will meet each month to discuss a book from the Bluestem Award Nominee list. The book for the January meeting will be Dash by Kirby Larson. Books will be available at the Front Desk.

Adult Scrabble
Monday, March 12th
6:30 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
Tues., March 13th
10:00 – 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, March 13th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

Join us for lively discussion as we talk about The Whip. There are books available at the Desk. We can always put more on hold.

Lego Building
Saturday, March 17th
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.




Friday, February 16, 2018

The Library is Open!

The Library is Open!



Come on in to find a great book or movie 
or to sit in a corner and read.
We are open till the regular time of 5:00 P.M. today

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Library Closing Due to Fog



We apologize for any inconvenience.
Please be safe in this weather.
We will open at 10:00 A.M. 
on Friday, February 16.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Monday, February 12, 2018

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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






Storytime
Tues., Feb. 13th
10:00 – 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, February 13th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively discussion as we talk about The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton. There are books available at the Desk. We can always put more on hold.

Lego Building
Saturday, February 17th
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.



Adult Coloring
Monday, February 19th
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, February 20th
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.


Getting Ready for Kindergarten – Super Hero Science
Thursday, February 22nd
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Ages 3 – 5 years old

Join us as we do science experiments with our favorite teenage mutant friends and eat their favorite food as a part of our yearlong Getting Ready For Kindergarten (GRFK) program. You must be in the GRFK program in order to participate. This program is funded by a grant from the Community Works fund from the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley. 

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







Thursday, February 8, 2018

Open Friday, February 9

 The Library Will Open Today at 10:00 a.m. 





Stay safe and warm,
and enjoy a great book!



Monday, February 5, 2018

Early Closure



The Limestone Township Library District
is closing today, 
Monday, February 5th
at 4:00 P.M. 
due to the snowy and cold weather.

All Adult Programming scheduled 
for tonight is canceled. 

Please stay safe and warm.

Scrabble Cancelled.


Adult Scrabble Night Cancelled

Due to the inclement weather, 
the Adult Scrabble program scheduled for tonight has been cancelled
We apologize for any inconvenience. 
Please give the library a call at 815-939-1696 for any questions. 
Stay safe and warm!


Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


Registration for programs is required 

prior to the day of the event.




Storytime Returns!
Tues., Feb. 6th
10:00 – 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.




Banzai Financial Literacy
Thursday, February 8th and February 15th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Children in 6th – 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 includes a pre-test, Life Scenarios, that take the participant through a group of life financial situations such as budgets, insurance, debt, rent, and wise spending habits , a game and a post-test. This program is a two-part program and will also be held on February 15th.

Monarch Book Club
Saturday, February 10th
11:00 AM – 12:00 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.


BlueStem Book Club
Saturday, February 10th
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Kids in 3rd – 5th Grade will meet each month to discuss a book from the Bluestem Award Nominee list. The book for the January meeting will be Soar by Joan Bauer. Books will be available at the Front Desk.



Storytime
Tues., Feb. 13th
10:00 – 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, February 13th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively discussion as we talk about The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton. There are books available at the Desk. We can always put more on hold.

Lego Building
Saturday, February 17th
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.