Monday, December 28, 2015

Library Closing Today at Noon

Library Closing Early at Noon Today

Due to the deteriorating and icy weather and road conditions, the library will be closing at Noon today.

Please stay safe (and warm!)!

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Need something to do over the holiday break?
Stop in for our fun activities on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday

Call the Library at 815-939-1696 to sign up

Thursday, December 17, 2015


F.Y. I.

The Over-18-Crowd Movie,

scheduled for Friday, December 18th, 

has been canceled.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Friday, December 4, 2015

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Austin Barnett

Early Christmas  for Austin

The Limestone Township Fire Protection District is hosting a Christmas Celebration for Austin Barnett. It will be held at the Limestone Fire Station on Sunday, November 29th, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. There will be multiple activities, a visit from Santa Claus and a Christmas movie. Please bring a folding chair or lawn chair to sit in to watch the movie. Refreshments will be provided. The Fire Department requests no gifts. However, monetary donations and gift cards for the Barnett family are welcomed.

Monday, November 23, 2015

School's Out Movie Day

Big Hero Six

Or call the Library at 815-939-1696

There will be popcorn and lemonade, too.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Lego Building

Lego Building
Saturday, November 21st

1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

With your creativity and our legos, 
there is no telling what you can make

Sign up by calling the Library at 

Monday, October 26, 2015

Ruel's Reps Picture in the paper

Check It Out!

We are in the Paper!
Check us out in the Herscher Pilot.

Fall Festival 2015

Fall Festival 2015

Check out the rest of the pictures from Fall Festival 2015 
on our Facebook page
Upcoming Events 

at the Library


Tuesday, October 27 and Thursday, October 29 at 10:00 A.M.
Join Miss Anita for a morning of stories, crafts, and songs for children aged 6 months to 5 years old and their parents/guardians. This program meets every Tuesday and Thursday except on days when Tiny Explorers are scheduled

The Over-18-Crowd Movie Afternoon
Friday, October 30
1:30 P.M. - 3:30 P.M
What would the day before Halloween be without a screening of the 1932 classic horror film Dracula starring Bela Lugosi as the creature of the night? There will be a discussion time before and after the movie. Popcorn and lemonade will be served. 

PowerPoint Class
Tuesday, November, 3 and Thursday, November 5 
6:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M. 
Want to learn how to put together a spiffy presentation? Check out our PowerPoint class and learn how to add great graphics to your text to make a slide show standout.

Veteran's Day Reception
Thursday, November 5, 4:00 - 6:30 P.M.
The Library invites veterans to come for a reception to honor their service for our country.  

Happy Anniversary Party
Saturday, November 7 at 1:00 P.M.
Community members of all ages are invited to celebrate with us the 20th Anniversary of the Library during our Open House celebration..

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Fall Festival

Fall Festival is This Saturday, October 24 

1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.! 

Sign up so you can take part in the scavenger hunt 
and win a prize; 
Dress up in your costume 
and have fun on our Shadow Wall. 
Try to remove a marshmallow from its holder 
without using your hands. 

Call the Library at 815-939-1696 to save your space!

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Lego Building
Saturday, October 17 at 1:00 PM

Your imagination + Our Legos = 
a whole lot of fun!

Call the Library at 815-939-1696 to sign up

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Looking for Something to do Friday Afternoon?

Sign up for our No-School Movie Day

Call the Library at  815-939-1696 to save your spot!

Monday, September 28, 2015

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

At the Library!

Tuesday, September 29 and Thursday October 1 at 10:00 A.M.
Join Miss Anita for a morning of stories, crafts, and songs for children aged 6 months to 5 years old and their parents/guardians.

Ruel's Reps Reptile Show
Saturday, October 3 at 1:00 P.M.
Have you ever wanted to see reptiles up close and personal?       Join us for an afternoon program that allows you to do just that. This program is for reptile lovers of all ages.


No School Afternoon Movie
Friday, October 9 at 1:00 P.M.
No school today? Then come on down to the library with your friends and watch We’re Back!. Popcorn and lemonade will be served.

Star Wars Reading Day
Saturday, October 10, 1:00 P.M.  -  2:00 P.M.
Are you a Jedi warrior when it comes to reading? Learn how to be one when the Library celebrates Star Wars Reads Day. For patrons in kindergarten and older.

Tiny Explorers
Tuesday, October 13 and Thursday, October 15 at 10:00 A.M.
Playing at a number of stations, children learn fine motor skills with the help of manipulatives. Miss Anita leads the activities mean for children from ages 6 months to 5 years old.

Adult Book Club
Tuesday, October 13th
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Join us for October's book club as we discuss Dean Koontz's Innocence, a tale of two lonely and isolated people who meet by accident and work together to solve something darker. Stop in at the Library to pick up your copy.  

Library Card Sign Up

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

The Friends of the Limestone Township Library Book Sale is On!
Stop by to find a new treasure or the perfect gift.
Sale Ends September 16th.

All proceeds go to the Friends of the Limestone Township Library 
who help the library in many ways 
including buying items for the library collection and sponsoring special events.

Friday, September 4, 2015

The Library will be closed on 
Monday, September 7th 
in observance of Labor Day.
We will re-open on 
Tuesday, September 8th 
at 10:00 A.M.

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Looking for some fun Fall Activities?

Scurry on over to check out our activity calendar on our tabs.

Monday, July 20, 2015

Monday, July 20, 2015


Read to the Rhythm! raffle tickets (not reading logs) 

deadline has been extended until Noon today

If you still have tickets to enter for your favorite basket, 

there's still time-but hurry!

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Read to the Rhythm
Summer Reading Program Finale

Saturday, July 18 at 1:00 P.M.
at the Limestone Village Hall

Featuring Chris McBrien
 the Musical Irish Traveler

Sign up when you bring in your reading logs with 25 or more notes colored in.
Join us for a Merry Time.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Check out Happenings at the Library

Monday July 6,  Heart Healthy Food, Grades K – 2nd, 1:00 – 2:00 P.M.                                   
What can you create with an apple? Find out how this good-for-the-heart fruit can be used to create art.

Monday, July 6,  The Over 18 Crowd Movie Night, 6:15 – 8 P.M.                                              
 Join us for popcorn, lemonade, and a movie meant for those of us 18 years of age and older. The movie selection is the cult classic Attack of the Killer Tomatoes which spoofs the sci-fi movies of the 50s and 60s.

Tuesday, July 7,  Musical Shrink Art, 1:00 – 2:00 P.M., Grades 3 - 5    
 Create a Shrink Art Guitar Pick and scratch art guitar.

Tuesday, July 7,  Crafter’s Night Out, 6:00 – 7:30 P.M.,                                   Do you have an unfinished craft project waiting for that block of time to be completed? Bring it to the Library for an enjoyable night out with other crafters getting their UFO’s completed.   

Wednesday, July 8th, Drawing Class, 1-2:30 P.M., 6th -12th Grades,                                          Local artist Mary LeRoy teaches the class how  to draw what is right in front of you.

Thursday, July 9, Movie Day, 1 P.M.                                                                                              Join us for an afternoon of popcorn and lemonade along with THE SPONGE BOB MOVIE,  a movie that all members of the family can watch!

Saturday, July 11, Lego Building, 1-2 P.M., K-5                              Bring your creativity to the table when we pull out all of our Lego blocks and platforms.

Monday, July 13, Jump for My Heart!, 1:00 – 2:00 P.M. Grades K – 2  Discover and try out all sorts of jumping activities that keep the heart healthy. A special visit from Petco will showcase amphibious jumpers.

Monday, July 13,  How It’s Made? Electric Guitar with Tim Wilhelm, 6:30 – 7:30 PM          College Professor Tim Wilhelm from KCC and special guests will be on hand to show us how electric guitars were made locally. You won’t want to miss the guitar performance!

Tuesday, July 14th or Thursday, July 16th, 10:00 A.M., Tiny Explorers, 6 months-5 years,         Children explore hands-on learning, using a variety of materials and activities. Counting, color and shape recognition and sensory development are included.

Tuesday, July 14, How It’s Made. Violin with Scott Albert, 1-2:00 P.M., 3rd – 5th Grade      Local violin designer Scott Albert will show children in 3rd -5th grade how a violin is made , step by step. Parents may attend the program as well. It will be an afternoon of musical strings.

Tuesday, July 14, Adult Book Club, 6:30 – 7:30 P.M.                                                                   This month the book club reads a debut author, Susan Ella Mac Neal, with the first book of her “Maggie Hope” series.  In this story, Maggie is working as a secretary in Winston Churchill’s office during WWII. But what she sees and hears could lead to bigger dangers. Pick up your copy at the Library and join us for a great discussion time.

Wednesday, July 15, Art with Rhythm, 1:00 - 2:00, 3rd - 5th Grade                                 
 Local artist Mary Le Roy Instructs attendees how art relates to rhythm.

Check out our American Pie Challenge trivia question on the website under the tab for American Pie Challenge. Special prizes are awarded to winners of the weekly trivia question.