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.

Friday, June 16, 2017

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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




Father/Child Lego Building
Saturday, June 17th
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Make it a special day with Dad in an afternoon of building fun. For children in Kindergarten and older.

Ready, Set, Draw
Monday, June 19th
1:00 P.M.
Children in Grades K-2 will learn elementary steps of drawing while creating their own designs. All supplies are provided there is no fee for this program.


Read to the Dogs
Monday, June 19th
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. This event also takes place July 18th.




Tiny Explorers
Tuesday, June 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. This program also occurs July 18th.


University Of Ill Extension Office – Engineer for a Day
Tuesday, June 20th
2:00 P.M.
3rd – 5th Grade
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 Bridges and Ziplines.



Char Morgan
Fairy Garden Designs
Tuesday, June 20th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Join us as Char Morgan demonstrates how to make a fairy garden. All participants will leave with the start of their own special garden. All supplies are provided. There is no fee for this class.




Chicago Fire Soccer Clinic
Wednesday, June 21st
1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.
K- 5th Grade
Held at the Limestone Hawkins Field
Learn skills and tips from members of the professional Soccer staff to make your soccer playing ability that much better. Advanced registration is required.

Monagram Pizazz
Thursday, June 22nd
1:00 P.M.
6th Grade and Up
Work on a design featuring your initial! All supplies are provided, there is no fee for this program.


Author Visit – Christopher Pender
The Phoenix #1
Thursday, June 22nd
6:30 P.M. – 7: 30  P.M.
Science Fiction and Horror short story writer and novelist Christopher Pender will visit with us to read from his new novel, The Phoenix. There will be a question-and-answer session as well.


Movie Day – Lego Batman
Friday, June 23rd
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. This event will also occur on June 30th (A Dog’s Purpose), July 14th(Max 2 Whitehouse Hero), and July 21st(Monster Trucks).

Ready, Set, Draw
Monday June 26th
1:00 P.M.
Children in Grades K-2 will learn elementary steps of drawing while creating their own designs. All supplies are provided there is no fee for this program.


 
Caudill Book Club
Monday, June 26
6:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
4th – 8th Grades
Kid in 4th-7th 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 June is The Paper Cowboy.






Teen Book Club
Monday, June 26th
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. June’s Selection is Goodbye Days







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.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Easel Art Photos



Check out the pictures from our 
Summer Reading Kick-off Program 
Easel Art
from Saturday, June 10th 
on our Photos page




Find more pictures on our FaceBook page!



Thursday, June 8, 2017

Donations


Upcoming Events



Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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


 

Summer Reading Program – Reading By Design
We hope you are ready for a great summer reading program! This year’s theme encompasses programs that allow you to be the creator. Ages of the participants are children from Pre-K through Adults. Registration runs through June 17th. You must register for the reading program in person at the Library. 


Semi-Annual Book Sale
Starts Wednesday, June 7th
Stop in at the Library for our Semi-Annual Book Sale in the foyer. Hardbacks cost $1.00 each and paperbacks are $.25 each. Children’s books are $.25 each. There will be many different titles. The sale runs through Thursday, June 29th




Summer Reading Kick-Off
Saturday, June 10th
11:30 - 2:30 P.M.
All Ages
Join us for an afternoon of Easel Drawing as we celebrate our Summer Reading Program of Reading By Design. Create your own designs on easels we will have set up in the meeting room. Each person will get a 30-minute period to create a design from their imagination.

Container Gardening with Anna Stange
Monday, June 12th
1:00 P.M.
Kindergarten – 2nd grade
Anna Stange will show younger children how to make a starter container garden. All supplies are included, there is no fee for this program.


Greener, Cleaner with Anna Stange
Monday, June 12th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Adults
Join us as Anna Stange teaches us how to make cleaning products for around the house that are environmentally friendly and do a great job.

 
Storytime
Tuesday, June 13th
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.


University of Il Extension - Engineer for a Day!
Tuesday, June 13th
2:00 P.M.  – 3:00 P.M.
3rd Grade  - 5th Grade
Presented by the University if Illinois Extension office, kids in 3rd-5th grades will take on the challenges an engineer faces. A challenge will be introduced and that is when the fun begins. 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 challenge is Oil Spills and Sailboats.

Family Night at the ONU Strickler Planetarium – Eclipse: The Sun Revealed
Tuesday, June 13th
6:30 P.M.
Join us for a night time filed trip to the ONU Planetarium to learn about Solar Eclipses, how to safely watch them, and what we can learn that is otherwise hidden by the bright sun.

Adult Book Club
Tuesday, June 13th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively discussion as we talk about A Good Woman by Danielle Steel. There are books available at the Desk. We can always put more on hold.

Sculptures
Wednesday, June 14th
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
6th Grade and Up.
Learn about sculptures and create your own designs for an afternoon of art fun.

Father’s Day Craft
Friday, June 16th
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Kindergarten and up
Have fun make a craft to celebrate your dad. There is no fee for this program all supplies are provided

Father/Child Lego Building
Saturday, June 17th
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Make it a special day with Dad in an afternoon of building fun. 
For children in Kindergarten and older.



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