Monday, January 10, 2022

What's Happening at the Library

Programming for the rest of January 
will be on Facebook or the Discord App.

Please call the library if you have any questions at 815-939-1696.






The library will be closed on Monday, January 17 
in observance of
Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

We will re-open on Tuesday, January 18 at 10:00 A.M.







STEAM Workshop on Facebook
Thursday, January 20 at 6:00 P.M.

A part of our Getting Ready for Kindergarten grant program, STEAM Workshop is geared for students entering kindergarten in 2022. This month we are mixing colors and chemicals for basic reactions. When you sign up, pick up the take-home experiment kit you can do at home.
The STEAM Workshop is sponsored by the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley.



Writer's Group
Tuesday, January, 25
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
On Discord App
We plan to edit and critique each other's work, becoming better writers in the process. When you sign up, please give your e-mail address so we can share each other's work for discussion.






Take It and Make It 
Every Saturday
Drop by to pick up a new craft every week. 
When you complete your craft, post a picture on our Facebook page.
For kids in 1st through 5th grades.





Any questions? 
Call us at 815-939-1696, 
email us at info@limestonelibrary.org
or message us at Facebook or Instagram. 

Friday, January 7, 2022

Friday, January 7th: No Morning Hours Today

 


FRIDAY, JANUARY 7TH


DUE TO ILLNESS AND STAFF SHORTAGES 


THE LIBRARY

WILL BE OPEN ONLY 

FROM 1-5 PM TODAY

(No morning hours) 

We apologize for any inconvenience

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

LIBRARY CLOSED TODAY

 

THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED TODAY

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5th

Due to dangerous winter weather and road conditions.

 

The library will re-open tomorrow, THURSDAY, JANUARY 6th.

Please stay safe!

Monday, January 3, 2022

Coming Up at the Library

 



Paper Reading Logs are available at the Front Desk.

Every 100 minutes of reading time earns particpants a ticket for our basket giveaways.

Beanstack link - limestonelibrary.beanstack.org




Due to the increased positivity rate in our region, 

the remaining programs for the month of January will be moved to Facebook or Discord.   

Thank you for your understanding during this time.



Adult Craft Night 

Monday, January 3 at 6:00 P.M. 

Join us for a night out to learn how to turn a mason jar into a snow globe soap dispenser.

This program is full, Please call if you want to be on the waitlist.



 Adult Book Club 

Tuesday, January 11

6:30 P.M. 

We are reading Pug Actually by Matt Dunn, a breezy romantic comedy about a rescue Pug who is determined to give his human, Julie, the happily ever after she deserves. 

This program will be held on the Discord App. Please call the Library to find out how you can take part in the discussion.


Science Demonstration with Ms. Faith and Ms. Holly
Wednesday, January 12 at 6:00 P.M. on Facebook. 

Watch as they demonstrate a science experiment, using items you can find in your home. For kids in 3rd through 6th grade.





STEAM Workshop,
January 20 at 6:00 P.M. on Facebook
Geared for students entering kindergarten in 2022, this month we are doing color chemistry. Each participant who signs up will receive a kit to complete an experiment with adult supervision following along a video with Mr. Austin on Facebook. This program is sponsored by the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley.


Writer's Group
 
Tuesday, January 25 at 6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M. 
We plan to edit and critique each other's work, becoming better writers in the process. We will have this month's meeting on Discord. Please call the Library to find out how you can pass your work on to other embers to edit and to use Discord.




Take It and Make It 
Every Saturday
Drop by to pick up a new craft every week. 
When you complete your craft, post a picture on our Facebook page.
For kids in 1st through 5th grades






Any questions? 
Call us at 815-939-1696, 
email us at info@limestonelibrary.org
or message us at Facebook or Instagram. 

Sunday, December 26, 2021

This Week At The Library!

 



Cooking with the Season
 

Monday, December 27 

6:00 P.M. on Facebook.
Join Austin as he makes Potato/Leek Soup with Sage Oil, a perfect winter soup to warm up your bones. 

 


Writer's Group  

Tuesday, December 28 

6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M. 

We plan to edit and critique each other's work, becoming better writers in the process. Please bring some of your writing work to share with others.


 


STEAM Workshop

Wednesday, December 29 at 6:00 P.M.

A part of our Getting Ready for Kindergarten grant program, STEAM Workshop is geared for students entering kindergarten in 2022. This month we are doing engineering experiments with Legos. STEAM Workshop is sponsored by the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley.

 

Family Game Night 

Thursday, December 30  

6:00 P.M. 

The whole family can come for an evening of playing games and having fun. We will pull out our ping-pong table along with our giant Jenga blocks and Cards Against Humanity Family Edition. You can also bring hook-ups for video games.


Any questions? 
Call us at 815-939-1696, 
email us at info@limestonelibrary.org
or message us at Facebook or Instagram. 

Sunday, December 19, 2021

Coming up at the Library!

 



Adult Craft Night 
This program has been postponed till Monday, January 03 due to a family emergency
Monday, January 3 at 6:00 P.M. 
Join us for a night out to learn how to turn a mason jar into a snow globe soap dispenser.

 



Christmas Cookie Decorating

Wednesday, December 22 at 6:00 P.M., 

We are Christmas Cookie Baking in the Meeting Room. There is no better smell than Christmas Cookies in the oven. Help us decorate a mess of cookies.

 


Christmas Movie Night  

Thursday, December 23 at 6:00 P.M. 

Bring the family for an evening watching Polar Express with Tom Hanks! Popcorn and drinks will be served.




The library will be closed on Friday, December 24, and Saturday, December 25 for the Christmas holidays. 

We will re-open on Monday, December 27 at 10:00 A.Mt 




Cooking with the Season
 

Monday, December 27 at 6:00 P.M. on Facebook.

Austin will be making  Potato/Leek Soup with Sage Oil, a perfect winter soup to warm up your bones. 



Every Saturday, we have a new Take-and-Make Craft available for pick up. These are geared for children in 1st through 5th grade. For Saturday, December 18, the craft is a Christmas Puzzle.

 



Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Child Movie Pass Giveaway!

Have a Christmas Treat from the Library!


We have child movie passes from Classic Cinemas.
Stop in at the library and ask about the Giveaway.
We will give two passes per family so you can see a movie.
Passes are good for children 11 and younger,
excludes R-rated movies and special or restricted engagements.
These movie passes expire on 12-31-2021.
Available while supplies last!

Thank you to the Sponsor of this promotion
Classic Cinemas


 

Sunday, December 12, 2021

This Week at the Library

 


Storytime, 

Tuesday,  December 14

10:15 A.M.  with Ms. Holly on Facebook on December 14. 





Adult Book Club 

Tuesday, December 14 

6:30 P.M. 

We are picking out our reading selections for the 2022 calendar year. If you come, please bring individually wrapped items to share.


Chess Club 

Thursday, December 16 

6:00 P.M. on Facebook. 

Watch Austin’s latest tutorial to improve your skills or learn a new move.

 


Adult Craft Night 

Monday, December 20 

6:00 P.M. 

Join us for a night out to learn how to turn a mason jar into a snow globe soap dispenser.



Take It and Make It 
Every Saturday
Drop by to pick up a new craft every week. 
When you complete your craft, post a picture on our Facebook page.
For kids in 1st through 5th grades



Sunday, December 5, 2021

This Week at The Library

 


Evening with Santa

Monday, December 6
5:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.

Families will have five-minute time slots to visit with Santa. Each child will receive a goody bag with a Christmas book, a wearable craft, and a craft to take home.






Storytime 

10:15 A.M.

Join us for a time of stories geared for children ages 6 mos to 5 years
 to help develop a love for reading. This week  join with Ms. Holly on Facebook.









Science Demonstration with Ms. Faith and Ms. Holly
Wednesday, December 8 at 6:00 P.M. on Facebook. 
Watch as they demonstrate a science experiment, using items you can find in your home. For kids in 3rd through 6th grade.




Intro to Cybersecurity
Thursday, December 9 at 6:00 P.M., 
Meeting Room of the Library
we are having a class about cyber security for adults. We will start with a power point presentation about cybersecurity with a question-and-answer period afterwards.






Take It and Make It 
Every Saturday
Drop by to pick up a new craft every week. 
When you complete your craft, post a picture on our Facebook page.
For kids in 1st through 5th grades

Sunday, November 28, 2021

This week at the Library

 Storytime 

10:15 A.M.

Join us for a time of stories geared for children ages 6 mos to 5 years
 to help develop a love for reading. This week  join with Ms. Holly on Facebook.






Friends of the Library
Tuesday, November 30
6:30 P.M. 
Looking for ways to help the library by volunteering?
Come to the next Friends of the Library meeting 
as they plan various ways to volunteer and assist the library.



Chess Club

Thursday, December 02
6:00 P.M. 
Come for an evening of learning to play chess and new moves to improve your game no matter the level.








Evening with Santa

Monday, December 6
5:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.

Families will have five-minute time slots to visit with Santa. Each child will receive a goody bag with a Christmas book, a wearable craft, and a craft to take home.







Take It and Make It 
Every Saturday
Drop by to pick up a new craft every week. 
When you complete your craft, post a picture on our Facebook page.
For kids in 1st through 5th grades

Sunday, November 21, 2021

THIS WEEK AT THE LIBRARY

 


Cooking with the Season                                                       Monday, September 27                                                                 6:00 P.M. on Facebook.                                                                 Join Austin on Facebook as he shares a tasty recipe for Southwest Pork Flautas.




Writer's Group                             
Tuesday, November 23                                6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.                                     We plan to edit and critique each other's work, becoming better writers in the process. Please bring some of your writing work to share with others.



Indoor Plant Care with Holly Froning    Wednesday, November 24                      6:00 P.M.                                             LTLD Meeting Room                                     Holly Froning from the University of Illinois Extension office will discuss how to keep those lovely indoor plants alive during the winter months.



The Library will be closed on Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Library will re-open on Saturday, November 27 at 10:00 A.M.






Take It and Make It 
Every Saturday
Drop by to pick up a new craft every week.  When you complete your craft post a picture on our Facebook page.
For kids in 1st through 5th Grades


Any questions? 
Call us at 815-939-1696, 
email us at info@limestonelibrary.org
or message us at Facebook or Instagram.