Sunday, October 14, 2018

This Week at the Library


Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District



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



Homework Cafѐ
Monday, October 15th
3:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

6th Grade - 12th Grade  

Come to the Library with your friends to study in the meeting room. Use various resources at the Library for class projects. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance.

Storytime
Tuesday, October 16th
10:15A.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.

Evening Storytime
Tuesday, October 16th
6:15 P.M. –7:00 P.M.
Come during an early evening program to 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. PJ's encouraged.




Pumpkin Volcano
Wednesday, October 17th
5:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Have you ever wanted to watch a pumpkin explode? Come to the Library to make a pumpkin volcano and watch a pumpkin explode, outside. For kids in Pre-K through 2nd Grade.





Lego Building – Family Style
Saturday, October 20th
11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Pre-K &Up
Our Lego building blocks and your creativity can only add up to lots of fun at the library. Bring the family and join other Lego enthusiasts for a drop-in time of building fun. For children in Kindergarten and up and their family members.


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. 

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

What's Happening at the Library This Week


This Week’s Events

at Limestone Township Library District


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




Storytime
Tuesday, October 9th
10:15 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.



Adult Book Club
Tuesday, October 9th
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively discussion as we talk about Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann. There are books available at the Desk. We can always put more on hold.



Monarch Book Club
Wednesday, October 10th
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Kids in 1st -3rd Grade have their own book club. We will read the award winning or nominated book at our gathering time and have a crafting session.

Harbor House Presentation
Thursday, October 11th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
It is Domestic Violence Awareness month. Join us as a representative from Harbor House speaks about how domestic violence affects our area and the simple ways that you can help.




Zentangle Project with Ellana Turrell
Saturday, October 13
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
For children in 1st  - 4th Grade
Discover fun and easy drawing with patterns. Learn how to draw animals or landscapes and fill them with patterns. There is no fee for this program, all supplies are provided.



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, October 2, 2018

This Week's Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District



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



Storytime
Tuesday, October 2nd
10:15A.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.



Evening Storytime
Tuesday, October 2nd
6:15 P.M. –7:00 P.M.
Come during an early evening program to 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. PJ's encouraged.



BlueStem Book Club
Wednesday, October  3rd
6:00 P.M. –7:00 P.M.
Kids in 3rd – 5th Grade will meet each month to discuss a book from the Bluestem Award Nominee list. Books will be available at the Front Desk. This month’s selection is Funny Bones by Duncan Tonatiuh.

Warrior Workshop
Thursday, October 4th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
For people 12 years old and up
Join us as we discuss topics of safety preparedness such as situational awareness, layering protection, staging your home, and tips for parents, among a few. There will also be a hands-on interactive demonstration for anyone over 18, teaching proper striker and pepper spray usage.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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




 
Homework Cafѐ - Pizza Night
Monday, September 24th
3:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

6th Grade - 12th Grade  

Come to the Library with your friends to study in the meeting room. Use various resources at the Library for class projects. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance. This is our end of the month Pizza Party, please register in advance.



Storytime
Tuesday, September 25th
10:15A.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.


Essential Oils Class
Wednesday, September 26th
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.

Learn the basics on how Essential Oils
can help improve your life and how to use them effectively, starting with learning different blends and techniques.



GRFK - Harvest
Thursday, September 27th
6:30 PM-7:30 PM

Ages 3- 5 years old
Getting Ready for Kindergarten program welcomes you to come and the harvest season! This program, is for children ages 3-5 years old who are not yet in kindergarten, and is funded by a grant from the Community Works fund from the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley. 



Lego Building
Saturday, September 29th
10:30 AM-1:00 PM

Pre-K &Up
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 a drop in time of building fun. For children in Kindergarten and up.




Friday, September 21, 2018

Omni is back online!

Dear Patrons,
Our system for Omni is back up!
If you find you are still having problems, 
do not hesitate to give us a call to let us know 
at 815-939-1696.
Sincerely, 
The Library Staff



Omni Not Working

Dear Patrons,
Our system is having troubles so you are not be able to get into your Omni accounts at this
time. Prairie Cat is aware of the problem and is working to fix it as soon as possible.
We will place a notice on Facebook and our website when Omni is back up and running
The Prairie Cat Catalog on our website has not been affected by this.
We apologize for any inconvenience this is causing.
Sincerely,
The Library Staff


Monday, September 17, 2018

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events

at Limestone Township Library District
  
Registration for programs is required prior to the day of the event.



Senior Yoga with Julia McDonald
Monday, September 17th
11:00AM - 12:00 Noon

 Wear something easy to move in and grab your tennis shoes, we are going to do yoga!
Instructor Julia McDonald is going to teach us meditation techniques and breathing awareness by using gentle movement to increase mobility of the spine, shoulders and hips.
Leave feeling refreshed and renewed!

Homework Cafѐ
Monday, September 17
3:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

6th Grade - 12th Grade  

Come to the Library with your friends to study in the meeting room. Use various resources at the Library for class projects. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance. Snacks will be provided. 

Storytime
Tuesday, September 18
10:15A.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.

Evening Storytime
Tuesday, September 18
6:15 P.M. –7:00 P.M.
Come during an early evening program to 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. PJ's encouraged.



Monarch Book Club
Wednesday, September 19th
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Kids in 1st -3rd Grade have their own book club. We will read the award winning or nominated book at our gathering time and have a crafting session.




Family Movie
Saturday, September 22
12:00 Noon – 2:00 P.M.
Join us for a Family Movie at the Library when we present Coco. Popcorn and lemonade will be served. Register in advance.

Essential Oils Class
Wednesday, September 26th
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.

Learn the basics on how Essential Oils
can help improve your life and how to use them effectively, starting with learning different blends and techniques.

Monday, September 10, 2018

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events

at Limestone Township Library District


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




Homework Cafѐ
Mondays Starting September 10th
3:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

6th Grade - 12th Grade  

Come to the Library with your friends to study in the meeting room. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance. Snacks will be provided. 

Storytime
Tuesday, September 11
10:15 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.

Adult Book Club
Tuesday, September 11
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively discussion as we talk about Never Caught by Erica Armstrong Dunbar. There are books available at the Desk. We can always put more on hold.



BlueStem Book Club
Wednesday, September 12
6:00 P.M. –7:00 P.M.
Kids in 3rd – 5th Grade will meet each month to discuss a book from the Bluestem Award Nominee list. Books will be available at the Front Desk. This month’s selection is A Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt.





Ladies Night Out: Canvas and Cookies
Thursday, September 13th
5:00 P.M. -7:00 P.M.

Come one, come all. Paint a canvas, share a cookie. Grab your favorite kind of cookie to share and come to the Library for Canvas and Cookie night. Craft materials will be provided. There is a $5.00 supply fee for this program. You must preregister.




Senior Yoga with Julia McDonald
Monday, September 17th
11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon

 Wear something easy to move in and grab your tennis shoes, we are going to do yoga! Instructor Julia McDonald is going to teach us meditation techniques and breathing awareness by using gentle movement to increase mobility of the spine, shoulders and hips.
Leave feeling refreshed and renewed!





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.

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District

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


Storytime
Tuesday, September 4
10:15A.M. – 11:00 P.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.

 

Storytime at Night
Tuesday, September 4
6:15 P.M. –7:00 P.M.
Come during an early evening program to 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. PJ’s encouraged.



Internet Basics
Friday, September 7th
11:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon
Do you want to improve your computer skills and learn about the internet? Come to the library to learn internet basics so you can maneuver around the world wide web.

Grandparents' Day Craft
Saturday, September 8
11:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon

K-5th Grades
Have fun making a handprint craft to celebrate our grandparents. There is no fee for this program, all supplies are provided.



Homework Cafѐ
Mondays Starting September 10th
3:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

6th Grade - 12th Grade  

Come to the Library with your friends to study in the meeting room. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance. Snacks will be provided. 


Storytime
Tuesday, September 11
10:15A.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.

Adult Book Club
Tuesday, September 11
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively discussion as we talk about Never Caught by Erica Armstrong Dunbar. There are books available at the Desk. We can always put more on hold.



BlueStem Book Club
Wednesday, September 12
6:00 P.M. –7:00 P.M.
Kids in 3rd – 5th Grade will meet each month to discuss a book from the Bluestem Award Nominee list. Books will be available at the Front Desk. This month’s selection is A Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt.





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.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events

at Limestone Township Library District


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






Storytime
Tuesday, August 28
10:15A.M. – 11:00 P.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.


BlueStem Book Club
Wednesday, August 29
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. Books will be available at the Front Desk. This month’s selection is Game Changer by John Coy.



GRFK – Back to School
Thursday, August 30
6:30 PM-7:30 PM

Ages 3- 5 years old
Getting Ready for Kindergarten program welcomes you to come and enjoy Back-to-School readiness! This program for children ages 3-5 years old who are not yet in kindergarten is funded by a grant from the Community Works fund from the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley. 


Storytime
Tuesday, September 4
10:15A.M. – 11:00 P.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.
  
Internet Basics
Friday, September 7th
11:00 A.M.
Do you want to improve your computer skills and learn about the internet? Come to the library to learn internet basics so you can maneuver around the world wide web.



Grandparents' Day Craft
Saturday, September 8
11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

K-5th Grades
Have fun making a handprint craft to celebrate our grandparents. There is no fee for this program, all supplies are provided.




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.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Rescheduled Board Meeting






F. Y. I.

The Limestone Township Library District board meeting 
to be held on Thursday, August 16th
 has been rescheduled to
Thursday, August 23rd.

The board meeting will start immediately following
the budget hearing which starts at 7:00 P.M.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Getting Ready for Kindergarten




GRFK - Summer Sensory Play
Thursday, July 26
6:30 PM-7:30 PM
Ages 3- 5 years old

Getting Ready for Kindergarten  
welcomes you to come and enjoy SUMMER sensory play! 

This program for children ages 3-5 years old who are not yet in kindergarten 
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




Sunday, July 8, 2018

This Week at the Library



Upcoming Events

at Limestone Township Library District

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




Craft: Flag plate
Monday, July 9
1:00 P.M. – 2 P.M.
For kids in Kindergarten thru 2nd Grade
Travel all 50 states through paints and paper. This program is free, all supplies are provided.

Route 66 on a Tank of Gas: The Mother Road in Illinois
Monday, July 9
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Route 66 on a Tank of Gas shows the many Mother Road attractions along Illinois’ 300 miles of the highway. We explore the importance of the Travel corridor from Chicago to St. Louis dating back centuries. Starting in the 1920s Illinois became a leader in building “hard roads,” pulling the Land of Lincoln “out of the mud” on modern ribbons of concrete. All the while, getting our kicks on Illinois Route 66.

Storytime: Binoculars
Tuesday, July 10
10:00 A.M. – 11:00 P.M.
Pre-Kindergarten
Can you see high and low? Can you see far away and up close? Make and take a binocular with us!

Adult Book Club
Tuesday, July 10
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively discussion as we talk about Radium Girls. There are books available at the Desk. We can always put more on hold.





Craft: Cactus in a Pot
Thursday, July 12
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
3rd-5th  Grades
Come make and create your very own cactus. It will live forever, and it will never stick you. Join us for this fun craft!




Listen with the Dogs
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Friday, July 13
Pre-K- 3rd
Children will have a chance listen to a story with a trained therapy dog on site, giving the children a sense of companionship as they listen.



After Hours Movie: Game Night
Friday, July 13
6:00 PM
Come out to the library to watch the movie GAME NIGHT.  Kick back and enjoy the movie, or enjoy a board game while you watch. Your choice!