Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events

at Limestone Township Library District


Registration for programs is required prior to the day of the event.
Call to register at 815-939-1696


Storytime
Tuesday, February 19th
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.

Evening Storytime 
Tuesday, February 19
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.




Family Movie Day
Saturday, February 23
1:00 A. M. – 2:00 P.M.
For the Whole Family
Have a fun time out with the family and join the library for a movie. We are watching The House with a Clock in Its Walls.  There is no fee for this program. Popcorn and lemonade will be provided.



Homework Cafѐ 
Monday, February 25th
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 the resources at the Library for class projects. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance.



Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Library Closed Due to Weather; Today's Story Time Cancelled

Due to icy conditions this morning, 
and high winds/blowing snow this afternoon/evening,

the library is CLOSED today 

(and Story Time is CANCELLED)

We will re-open tomorrow morning at 10:00 am.


Stay safe and warm!

Monday, February 11, 2019

Homework Cafe





Homework Cafѐ 
Monday, February 11th

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 the resources at the Library for class projects. 
Library staff will be on hand to give assistance.


Monday, February 4, 2019

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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

Storytime, Evening Storytime, and Valentine Day's Craft programs have been cancelled due to a water pipe bust in that side of the building. 
     Please excuse our mess as we work 
to clean it up as quickly as possible.
Storytime and our other activities 
will return next week.


Homework Cafѐ
Monday, February 11th
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 the resources at the Library for class projects. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance.


Storytime
Tuesday, February 12th
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.



Monarch Book Club
Wednesday, February 13th
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.



Love and Poetry
Thursday, February 14th
5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Share your favorite love poem  - original or from a favorite poet - with fellow poetry lovers. Light refreshments will be served. Please register in advance.







The Limestone Township Library District will be closed on Monday, February 18 in observance of President’s Day. 
We will re-open on 
Tuesday, February 19 at 10:00 A.M.

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, January 29, 2019

Monday, January 28, 2019

Tuesday, January 29th: Story Time Cancelled

Due to bitter cold temperatures,

 Tuesday's Story Time is CANCELLED
(January 29th)
Please join us next Tuesday for Story Time
 (when hopefully, the weather will be more cooperative).
Stay safe and warm! 

Library Closed Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday

Due to snow and high winds, the library will be CLOSED today,  Monday, January 28th. We will re-open Tuesday at 10 AM.

In addition, due to the significant wind chill forecasted, the library will be CLOSED this Wednesday and Thursday.



The week is shaping up to be a great time to cuddle up with hot cocoa or tea, and of course, a good book!

And don't forget to check out our digital resources!
With your Limestone Township library card, you can check out e-books, digital magazines, downloadable audiobooks, and TumbleBooks for children.
Links are on the right side of our homepage!

Please stay safe and warm! 


Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Library Closing Early

Please call us at 815-939-1696
if you have any questions.
Be Safe

Delayed Opening: Library Will Open at 11 AM Today

Due to icy road conditions, the library will 
open at 11:00 AM today




We apologize for any inconvenience, but 
we also want everyone to be safe.

Check our website and Facebook page often for 
future updates related to winter weather.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Due to the deteriorating weather, the library will be CLOSING AT 12:30 PM on TUESDAY, January 22nd.

We will re-open Wednesday, January 23rd at 10:00 am.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Library Closed Saturday, January 19, 2019

Due to the deteriorating weather, the library will be CLOSED Saturday, January 19th.

We will re-open Tuesday, January 22nd.


Stay safe and warm!

Monday, January 14, 2019

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events

at Limestone Township Library District


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



Homework Cafѐ
Monday, January 14th
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 the resources at the Library for class projects. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance.

Storytime
Tuesday, January 15th
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.



Evening Storytime
Tuesday, January 15th
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.





Canvas and Cookies
Wednesday, January 16th
5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Adults
Join us for a night of directed painting as we work on a painting of a cow. Bring a plate of cookies to share with others. There is a $5.00 program fee, all supplies are provided.

Pizza Making
Saturday, January 19th
11:30 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.
Kids in 1st thru 6th grade, come and learn how to make pizza. There is no fee for this program, all supplies are provided.

 
The Library will be closed on the following days:
Monday, January 21 -
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observance



Saturday, January 26 -
Staff Development Day

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Library Closing Today at 12:30 PM

Due  to poor weather and road conditions, 
the library will close today at 12:30 PM.

We will re-open on Monday, January 14th.



Stay safe this weekend!

Friday, January 4, 2019

Job Opening


Interested in working with 
a great community and great staff?
We have an open position. 

Job Posting: Program and Outreach Services Coordinator 

The Limestone Township Library District is looking for a creative and enthusiastic individual with exemplary communication skills and a sense of humor, 
who loves open interaction with all ages, but particularly children and young adults. 

Must be able to provide excellent customer service, be flexible, organized, and detail oriented. 
Must be able to work well independently, as well as part of a team. 
Under the administration of the Library Director, the Program and Outreach Services Coordinator is responsible for the creation and implementation of programming for all ages; acts as liaison between the library and local schools as well as other community organizations in promoting library programs, resources, and services; and assists with collection development. 

Requirements:  Associates Degree, or equivalent (or higher); preferably in education or related field  Two years’ experience (or greater) working with children in a public contact position; 
children’s service experience in a public library preferred. 

Deadline for applications: January 22, 2019, or until filled
The Limestone Township Library District is an equal opportunity employer 

For a full job description, go to the Job Openings tab on this website.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events

at Limestone Township Library District


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





Family Movie Night
Thursday, January 3, 2018
5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Have a fun night out with the family and join the library for a movie and snacks. We are watching Moana for a fun tropical treat.




Lego Building – Family Style
Saturday, January 5th
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.


Senior Yoga with Julia McDonald
Monday, January 7th
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!


Adult Book Club
Monday, January 7th
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively discussion as we talk about Sisters First by Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush. There are books available at the Desk. We can always put more on hold.


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.

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Upcoming Events at the Library!

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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





Drop-in Craft Day
Thursday, December 27th
1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. 
 Bored after the holiday? Come into the library to make your very own drop in craft! There will be many stations set out and available for you to create! Call to register!





Family Movie Night
Thursday, January 3, 2018
5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Have a fun night out with the family and join the library for a movie and snacks. We are watching Moana in the meeting room and have fun exploring the tropics.





Lego Building – Family Style
Saturday, January 5th
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.



Saturday, December 15, 2018

Upcoming Events 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, December 17th
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, December 18th
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.



Evening Storytime
Tuesday, December 18th
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.



The Library will be closed on 
Monday, December 24th and Tuesday, December 25th 
in observance of the Christmas Holiday. 
Please have a safe and merry Christmas.




Drop-in Craft Day
Thursday, December 27th
1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. 
 Bored after the holiday? Come into the library to make your very own drop in craft! There will be many stations set out and available for you to create! Call to register!


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. 

Monday, December 10, 2018

What's happening at the Library this week!

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District



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



Homework Cafѐ
Monday, December 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. Use various resources at the Library for class projects. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance.

Storytime
Tuesday, December 11th
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, December 11th
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively discussion as we select our books for 2019. We will get together in the library meeting room and ask all participants to bring a dessert or appetizer to share.

Snowman Building Contest
Wednesday, December 12th
4:30 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.
Everyone likes to build snowmen, right? Well we are going to have a snowman building contest at the library (if there is snow)! Sign up to come to the library December 12th form 4:30pm-6:30pm to make your very own snowman on the library lawn! There will be warm cocoa served to warm-up after! If there is no snow, the program will consist of a craft and game inside!


DIY Christmas Wreath
Thursday, December 13th
5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Adults!!! This is for you! We are going to be making Christmas Wreaths out of Christmas ornaments, pine cones, etc. There is a program fee of $5, but all the materials will be available to you! You do not want to miss this amazing program! Call the library to pre-register as there are only 9 more spots available.


Gingerbread House
Saturday, December 15th
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
 Parents, grab your children and come spend some quality time together making a gingerbread house! This is a free program, all you have to do is show up and enjoy! Take a break from the holiday craziness and have some fun!


Homework Cafѐ
Monday, December 17th
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.

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.

Monday, December 3, 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.





Evening with Santa
Monday, December 3rd
5:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. & 6:45 P.M. – 7:45 P.M.
Tonight's program is full; thank you to everyone who signed up ahead of time. Looking forward to a great night.

Storytime
Tuesday, December 4th
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.

Evening Storytime
Tuesday, December 4th
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, December 5th
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.



Christmas Cookies Decorating
Thursday, December 6th
5:30 P.M.  – 6:30 P.M.
Kids in 3rd through 8th Grade are invited to come and decorate Christmas cookies. There is no fee for this program, all supplies are provided.

Parent’s Day Out
Saturday, December 8th
10:30 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.
Parents, let your children from pre-k to 4th grade hang out at the library while you take time to shop or do errands. There will be storytime, crafting, and lunch. There are only 20 spots available so please sign up as soon as possible. There is a $5. Fee per child.

Homework Cafѐ
Monday, December 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. Use various resources at the Library for class projects. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance.


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.