Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District



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



Monarch Book Club
Thursday, December 7th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
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. 

Holiday Craft
Saturday, December 9th
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Kindergarten and up
Have fun making a fun decorative craft for the holiday season. All supplies are provided, there is no cost for this program.


Adult Scrabble
Monday, December 11th
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.


Storytime
Tuesday, December 12th
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.



Adult Book Club
Tuesday, December 12th
6:30 P.M -7:30 P.M.

Come for our Adult Book Club as we explore a variety of genres. This month we are picking our selections for the following year. Attendees are asked to bring a sweet or savory snack to share.

YA/Adult Craft
Thursday, December 14th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Get out for a night of crafting a holiday décor item. All supplies are included and there is no fee.

 

Family Gingerbread House Workshop
Saturday, December 16
11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.  or 1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.
Children of all ages can make gingerbread houses . All supplies are provided; there is no cost for this program. You can choose to do either the 11:30 A.M. session or the 1:00 P.M. session. Parents need to stay with their child in second grade or below.




Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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





Movie Day - Captain Underpants                                          Saturday, November 25th                                                                  1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.                                                                        It's holiday break time! Beat the boredom blues by coming to the Library and watching the Captain Underpants movie with your friends. Popcorn and Lemonade will be served. There is no cost for this program.

Caudill Book Club
Monday, November 27th
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. This month everyone can bring their favorite Caudill book and talk about why they like it.

Storytime
Tuesday, November 28th
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.

Teen Book Club
Tuesday, November 28th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Read and discuss Y.A. novels for young adults in 9th - 12th grades. Books are available at the Front Desk. November’s Selection is Witch & Wizard The Fire.


Getting Ready for Kindergarten – I Dig Dinosaurs!
Thursday, November 30th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Ages 3 – 5 years old
Join us as we explore the world of Dinosaurs as a part of our yearlong Getting Ready For Kindergarten (GRFK) program. Have fun visiting with our T-Rex. Sign up for GRFK at the front desk and receive a tote bag with materials to help you and your child on the journey to 1000 books before kindergarten. This program is funded by a grant from the Community Works fund from the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley.



Lego Building
Saturday, December 2nd
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.

An Evening with Santa
Monday, December 4
Starting Time 6 P.M.

Join the Friends of the Limestone Township Library District as they present An Evening with Santa. Don’t miss out on Santa reading Clement Moore’s ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. Afterwards, the children can share their personal wish lists with Santa in the Peterson Schoolhouse. This program is for children in pre-school through 3rd Grade.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Upcoming Events!

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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




Adult Coloring
Monday, November 13th
6:30 P.M. -7:30 PM
Come for an evening of coloring and relaxation as you create beautiful pictures. Bring your own coloring book and medium (colored pencils, markers, or crayons), or use our colored pencils and coloring pages.




Storytime
Tuesday, November 14th
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.

National Family Reading Night
Tuesday, November 14th
6:30 – 7:30 P.M.
Pre-k and up
Join us for our Starry Starry Night Family Reading Night. Professor Stephen Case,from Strickler Planetarium will be joining us to read and introduce children to the telescope. The evening will be filled with stories read by various guest readers along with some very starry activities.

Adult Book Club
Tuesday, November 14th 
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively discussion as we talk about The Girl Before by Rena Olsen. There are books available at the Desk. We can always put more on hold.

 
Craft Show
Saturday, November 18th
10:00 P.M. – 2:30 P.M.
Stop by for our Craft Show, sponsored by the Friends of the Library. There will be many personally-made crafts to look over and buy.


Tiny Explorers
Tuesday, November 21st
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


Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District



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



Monarch Book Club
Thursday, November 2nd
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.



Pushing the Limits – Strategy
PLACE Science Program
Saturday, November 4th
1:00 P.M. – 2:30 P.M.
Book Club meets Science Café to discuss extreme weather, climate change, and community resiliency with Dr. Jason Webster, NOAA science partner. This session’s focus is on what we can do to deal with the changes brought on by extreme weather. Register in advance at the Library.


Adult Scrabble
Tuesday, November 6th
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.




Storytime
Tuesday, November 7th
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.

YA/Adult Craft
Thursday, November 9th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Get out for a night of creating an Origami Holiday Wreath. All supplies are included and there is no fee.


Veteran’s Reception
Friday, November 10th

1:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.
We invite area veterans to join us for coffee and small refreshments to honor their service for our country.





Saturday, October 21, 2017

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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




Adult Scrabble
Monday, October 23rd
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.



Storytime
Tuesday, October 24th
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.


E-Resources Introduction
Wednesday, October 25th
6:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Are you curious about digital resources that the library offers to you the patron? Sign up for this class that teaches you how to utilize Omni for ebooks or Zinio/RD for magazines. Learn about Tumblebooks and World Book Online as well.


Friends of the Limestone Township Library District Annual Fall Festival.
Saturday, October 28th
10:00 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.
Spend the day with us and our Open Air Craft Market. There will be stories, crafts, and games for kids. Browse the book sale and start looking for the perfect hostess gifts.                                                                                                                      Costumes are encouraged.


Caudill Book Club
Monday, October 30th
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 October is Book Scavenger by Jennifer Bertman.

Storytime
Tuesday, October 31st
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.



Teen Book Club
Tuesday, October 31st
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Read and discuss Y.A. novels for young adults in 9th - 12th grades. Books are available at the Front Desk. October’s Selection is The Gift by James Patterson.




Monarch Book Club
Thursday, November 2nd
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.

Pushing the Limits – Strategy
PLACE Science Program
Saturday, November 4th
1:00 P.M. – 2:30 P.M.

Book Club meets Science Café to discuss extreme weather, climate change, and community resiliency with Dr. Jason Webster, NOAA science partner. This session’s focus is on what we can do to deal with the changes brought on by extreme weather. Register in advance at the Library. 

Friday, October 13, 2017

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District





Adult Coloring
Monday, October 16th
6:30 P.M. -7:30 PM
Come for an evening of coloring and relaxation as you create beautiful pictures. Bring your own coloring book and medium (colored pencils, markers, or crayons), or use our colored pencils and coloring pages.



Tiny Explorers
Tuesday, October 17th
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.


Computer Q&A – One-on-One
Wednesday, October 18th
6:00 P.M.; 6:30 P.M.; & 7:00 P.M.
Sign up to get a one-on-one tutorial about your computer. Bring your laptop or device and plan for an half an hour of active learning.


Getting Ready for Kindergarten         Costume Party
Saturday, October 21st
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Kids  who are 3-5 years old can come join us for a Costume Party as we celebrate the steps in reading 1000 books before kindergarten. There will be loads of fun and games and you can dress in your favorite costume. This program is made possible by a grant from the Community Works fund from the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley.


Adult Scrabble
Monday, October 23rd
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.

Storytime
Tuesday, October 24th
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.


E-Resources Introduction
Wednesday, October 25th
6:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Are you curious about digital resources that the library offers to you the patron? Sign up for this class that teaches you how to utilize Omni for ebooks or Zinio/RD for magazines. Learn about Tumblebooks and World Book Online as well.



Friends of the Limestone Township Library District Annual Fall Festival.
Saturday, October 28th
10:00 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.

Spend the day with us and our Open Air Craft Market. There will be stories, crafts, and games for kids starting at 1:00 P.M. Browse the book sale and start looking for the perfect hostess gifts. Costumes are encouraged.


Sunday, October 8, 2017

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
At Limestone Township Library District



Storytime
Tuesday, October 10th
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.




Adult Book Club
Tuesday, October 10th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively discussion as we talk about Northanger Abby by Val McDermid during the One Book One Community. There are books available at the Desk. We can always put more on hold.




Intro to Computers
Wednesday, October 11
6:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Learn the basic information about your computer starting with learning how to turn it on and off, save files, get to the internet, and other basic functions.



YA/Adult Craft
Tuesday, October 12th
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

Get out for a night of Crafting a Halloween Décor Item. All supplies are included and there is no fee.




Halloween Craft
Saturday, October 14th
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Kindergarten and up

Have fun making a fun spooky craft for the Halloween season. All supplies are provided, there is no cost for this program.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Pictures from GRFK

Getting Ready for Kindergarten

Pictures from our Kickoff Event

Visit our Photo page to see them all!






Friday, September 29, 2017

KALA One Book One Community

Join us for KALA's One Book One Community 
during the month of October 
as we celebrate Jane Austen. 
There will be many events at area libraries 
including books club reading Austen's works, 
craft sessions, and tea parties.  
Look below to find one you would like to attend!





Thursday, August 31, 2017

Monday, August 28, 2017

Employment Opportunity





We are looking for a few good people to work at the library!
Check out our Job Openings page and see the job description.

You can stop in to fill out an application or send in your resume.
Call the Library for more information at 815-939-1696.



Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Coming Soon to the Library!


Storytime  - September 5th

Adult Scrabble – September 5th

Grandparents and Me Storytime at Night  
- September 7th

Lego Building – September 9

Monarch Book Club – September 11

Adult Book Club – September 12th

YA/Adult /Craft Night – September 14th

PLACE Science Program – September 16th


For more information or to register for these programs, 
call the Library at 815-939-1696.






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/