Saturday, February 4, 2023

What's Happening at the Library

 


Winter Reading Challenge – A Blizzard of Books!

Join us at Limestone Township Library District for our Winter Reading Challenge – A Blizzard of Books! Participate by keeping a log of how many minutes you have read, filling up your bingo card, and participating in programming events as well as take-and-make crafts at the library. 

By doing so, you can earn tickets for the chance baskets that are on display.

Sign-up for A Blizzard of Books at the Front Desk. You will get a packet with a reading log and the bingo card. The program run through February 10.

Penny the Penguin says remember to turn in your log sheets to get your tickets!




Come for an Adult Craft Night on Monday, February 6 at 6:30 P.M. when we make a glass-bead candle holder utilizing a small glass jar and colored glass beads. All supplies are provided, there is no fee for this program. 



Looking for ways to help the library by volunteering?

Come to the next Friends of the Library meeting on Tuesday, February 7 at 6:30 P.M. as they plan various ways to volunteer and assist the library.




Join us online on Wednesday, February 8 at 7:00 P.M.
 for a conversation with award winning author Kwame Alexander.                This event made possible by       Illinois Libraries Presents.     Register for this event by following the link - https://us06web.zoom.us/.../reg.../WN_cafUTTapQhyl1tRE60qMNw




Creating Bath Bombs will be the focus of our Adult Craft Night on Monday, February 13 at 6:30 P.M. We will be using essential oils to create the bath bombs for your own spa-like experience. All supplies are provided, there is no fee for this program.


Saturday, January 28, 2023

Library Happenings

 


Winter Reading Challenge – A Blizzard of Books!

Join us at Limestone Township Library District for our Winter Reading Challenge – A Blizzard of Books! Participate by keeping a log of how many minutes you have read, filling up your bingo card, and participating in programming events as well as take-and-make crafts at the library. 

By doing so, you can earn tickets for the chance baskets that are on display.

Sign-up for A Blizzard of Books at the Front Desk. You will get a packet with a reading log and the bingo card. The program run through February 10.

Penny the Penguin says remember to turn in your log sheets to get your tickets!





Join us for Adult Craft Night on Monday, January 30 at 6:30 P.M. when we have a Soap Making Workshop. All supplies are provided, there is no fee for this program.






On Friday, February 3 we will have a new Take-and-Make project ready for pick up. Create your own mascot for Winter Reading with our adorable Penguin kit. Supplies are limited.

 


The whole family can join us on Saturday, February 4 at 12:00 noon when we make cute Valentine’s Day Snow Globes utilizing mini snow globe jars and glitter. All supplies are provided, there is no fee for this program.

 


Come for an Adult Craft Night on Monday, February 6 at 6:30 P.M. when we make a glass-bead candle holder utilizing a small glass jar and colored glass beads. All supplies are provided, there is no fee for this program.


 


Join us on Wednesday, February 8 at 7:00 P.M. for an evening of inspiration and conversation with best-selling and award-winning children’s and young adult author and poet, Kwame Alexander, for an Illinois Libraries Present event for young people and their families. This program will be online and not recorded.



If you have any questions, 

please call us at 815-939-1696

    or message us on Facebook or Instagram,

      or send us an email at info@limestonelibrary.org

Thursday, January 19, 2023

Happening at the Library

 

Winter Reading Challenge – A Blizzard of Books!

Join us at Limestone Township Library District for our Winter Reading Challenge – A Blizzard of Books! Participate by keeping a log of how many minutes you have read, filling up your bingo card, and participating in programming events as well as take-and-make crafts at the library. 

By doing so, you can earn tickets for the chance baskets that are on display.

Sign-up for A Blizzard of Books at the Front Desk. You will get a packet with a reading log and the bingo card. The program run through February 10.

Remember to turn in your log sheets to get your tickets!







Icicle Ornament Craft                                                     
Saturday, January 21                                                  12:00 Noon                                What can you do with aluminum foil, glitter, and glue? Create your own Icicle Ornament. This program is for all members of the familyAll supplies provided; there is no fee for this program.


Take and Make Project                              
On Monday, January 23, stop in to pick up our Chinese New Year Dragons project for kids that will be available on the craft table.  Supplies are limited, stop in sooner rather than later.

              


Writer's Group
Tuesday, January 24
at 6:30 P.M. 
 
We plan to edit and critique each other's work, becoming better writers in the process. When you sign up, please include your email address so we can send your writing. 
This month we will be joined by Melissa Baron, author of the recently published book - Twice in a Lifetime.




Join us online on 
Wednesday, January 25 at 6:30 P.M. for Instapot Stuffed Green Pepper Soup with Holly Carlson. 

She will show us how to use an Insta Pot to make a savory wintery soup.

This program will take place on Facebook. 











Join us for Adult Craft Night on Monday, January 30 at 6:30 P.M. when we have a Soap Making Workshop. All supplies are provided, there is no fee for this program.







If you have any questions, 

please call us at 815-939-1696

    or message us on Facebook or Instagram,

      or send us an email at info@limestonelibrary.org

Saturday, December 31, 2022

This Week at the Library

 

Winter Reading Challenge – A Blizzard of Books!

Winter is here and all you want to do is keep warm. Do that while participating in Limestone Township Library District’s Winter Reading Challenge – A Blizzard of Books! Participate by keeping a log of how many minutes you have read, filling up your bingo card, and participating in programming events as well as take-and-make crafts at the library. 

 By doing so, you can earn tickets for the chance baskets that are on display.

Sign-up for A Blizzard of Books starting on      Tuesday, January 3 at the Front Desk.                You will get a packet with a reading log and the bingo card as well as some fun paper games.                                                  

 The program begins on Monday, January 9.





On Tuesday, January 3, stop in to pick up our Mitten Take-and-Make project for kids that will be available on the craft table.  

Supplies are limited, so stop in sooner rather than later.







                      Adult Book Club meets on                      Tuesday, January 10 at 6:30 P.M. 

This month we are reading The Midnight Library by Matt Haig. 

There are copies at the Front Desk if you would like to pick one up.







Join us online on Wednesday, January 11          at 6:30 P.M. for Genealogy 101 with Karyn Bowman. She will show the starting steps of finding your family history. This program will take place on Facebook.





If you have any questions, 

please call us at 815-939-1696

    or message us on Facebook or Instagram,

      or send us an email at info@limestonelibrary.org

Monday, December 26, 2022

This Week at the Library

 



Writer's Group

Tuesday, December 27
at 6:30 P.M. 
 
We plan to edit and critique each other's work, becoming better writers in the process. 






The Library will be Closed on 
Saturday, December 31 and Monday, January 2
in observance of New Years.
 
We will re-open on 
TuesdayJanuary 3 at 10:00 A.M.






If you have any questions, 

please call us at 815-939-1696

    or message us on Facebook or Instagram,

      or send us an email at info@limestonelibrary.org




Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Library Closing Early


 


Stop in to pick up reading material, movies,

or games for the weekend before we close!


Call us before coming out in case

the weather worsens.

Friday, December 16, 2022

Library Closed Friday, December 16, 2022

Due to Staff Illness:

The Library will be CLOSED

Friday, December 16, 2022


We will reopen Saturday, December 17th at 10:00 AM

We apologize for any inconvenience!

Saturday, December 10, 2022

Holiday Programming Happenings at the Library

 


Join us for Adult Craft Night on Monday, December 12 at 6:30 P.M. when we have a Winter Soap Workshop. We will make a festive soap in the shape of a snowflake. All supplies are provided, there is no fee for this program.

 

Adult Book Club meets on Tuesday, December 13 at 6:30 P.M. for our Annual Picking and Holiday Party. We will be picking our reading list for the following year while enjoying a potluck of holiday goodies. Please call for more information if you would like to attend.

 


Attend the virtual presentation on Tuesday, December 13 at 7:00 P.M. with Shauna Server, cookbook author, TV and radio contributor, and native of the great Midwest, for this special Illinois Libraries Present holiday season event. Shauna will share her love of food, baking, and some tips to make your holiday gatherings delicious. When you sign up, please give us your email address so we can send you the link for the online presentation.                       Register here: https://bit.ly/ShaunaSever





Storytime meets Wednesday mornings at 10:15 A.M. in person with Ms. Holly reading an exciting picture book or two and working on a craft to help preschoolers discover the joy of reading!




Join us on Saturday, December 17 at 12:00 Noon when we make Painted Santa Stones. We will take river rock and paint our own versions of Santa on the stones. This is a Family event. All supplies are provided; there is no fee for this program.

 



Teens, need an excuse to get out of the house? Come to the library on Tuesday, December 20 at 6:30 P.M. and make a speaker for your smart phone during our YA Craft Night. All supplies are provided. There is no fee for this program.

 


Join us on Family Movie Night on Thursday, December 22 at 6:00 P.M. when we will show the holiday classic, Polar Express. Popcorn and drinks will be provided.




If you have any questions, 

please call us at 815-939-1696

    or message us on Facebook or Instagram,

      or send us an email at info@limestonelibrary.org