Friday, April 3, 2020

A Message from the Library

A Message from the Library

As of Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Limestone Township Library District 
will be closed until further notice.

In the meantime, visit our E-Resources Page.
There you find a link to our newest addition - Consumer Reports 
for information on product reviews 
and stories about issues that concern us, such as coronavirus.

Click on the link to Overdrive for e-books and streaming movies.

Tumble books has expanded their offering to 
include tweens and teens for ebook options 
as well as math tutorials.

And don't forget World Book Online
a great source of information for students 
broken down into appropriate age groups.

We will add other open source sites as we receive them 
to help during this time of Distance Learning.

If you need to contact us, please do so at our email address 
of info@limestonelibrary.org 
or through Facebook and Instagram.

We can't wait to see everyone again!


Friday, March 20, 2020

A Message from the Library

As of Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Limestone Township Library District 
will be closed until further notice.

In the meantime, please check out our e-resources
such as:
Overdrive
Consumer Reports
Tumblebooks
World Book Online
the Libby app using your library card

Stay connected by sending messages through
our email address - info@limestonelibrary.org
Facebook
Instagram

In the meantime,
we are a community,
we are in this together
And we look forward to seeing you soon.




Monday, March 16, 2020

Library Closing on Wednesday, March 18




In the interest of the safety of our patrons, Limestone Township Library District is closing Wednesday, March 18 until further notice. This decision follows ongoing conversations with local health officials, the announcement that schools statewide will be closing, and the announcement of additional restrictions mandated for the restaurant industry.

The health and safety of our patrons and our staff is our first priority. Early action to increase social distancing is the best way to contain the spread of COVID-19 according to the CDC. We feel that closing the library is the best way to protect the health of our community at this time.

Please be aware that Prairie Cat has suspended all holds and RAILS has suspended delivery through the end of the month. We will stop all charging of overdue fines and waive existing fines.  All due dates have been extended through April 7. We encourage you to keep the materials at home and enjoy them.

You can continue to use the library without visiting by downloading e-books and e-audio books through Libby (smart phone app). Download books and movies with Omni through the library’s website. E-books for e-kids with picture books and early chapter books can be found on Tumble Books.  You can also explore World Book Online through our website.

Stay connected with us on Facebook, Instagram, and our website for more ideas for things to do with your library card along with ways to stay healthy.

We will continue to monitor the situation and reassess as more information becomes available. Closing the library is a difficult decision that we have made only because of these extraordinary circumstances. Staff will be working on special projects within the library or remotely, as circumstances allow. It is always possible to contact the library by phone (815-939-1696), or messages on our website or Facebook.

In the meantime, we are a community, we are in this together, and we’re looking forward to seeing you soon.




LTLD Still Open




Books are flying off the shelves in Northeast Seattle! 
Limestone Township Library District 
is still open until 8:00 P.M. today. 
Stop by and grab a few books, movies, 
or games to keep busy.
 For more information, 
please call us at (815) 939-1696.







Friday, March 13, 2020

Program Cancellations




In the interest of the safety of our patrons, 
Limestone Township Library District
 is cancelling programs through Saturday, April 4 
due to the increasing number 
of COVID-19 cases in Illinois. 
Some programs will be rescheduled 
at a later date to be declared. 
All other library services 
will continue to be offered at this time.
 If you have any questions, 
please call the library at 815-939-1696 
or email us at info@limestonelibrary.org.


Coronavirus Information



Coronavirus or COVID-19 

Because we want our patrons 
and community members 
to be well informed 
the Limestone Township Library District
is posting the following links 
to give the best possible information during this
time of concern





Kankakee County COVID-19 Hotline 815-802-9311

World Health Organization 


Prevention

The CDC recommends these prevention tactics 

Monday, March 9, 2020

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


Registration for programs is required

prior to the day of the event.




Storytime
Tuesday, March 10
10:15 AM—11:00 AM
 Enjoy the mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. This program is for children 6-months to 5-year-old with their parents and/or guardians.


Gentle Yoga
Tuesday, March 10
11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.

Join us for some gentle stretching and muscle building using yoga movements as our guide.
This program is for teens and adults only. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Limestone Township Library District.





Adult Book Club 
Tuesday, March 10
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively conversation as we discuss The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott.

Books are available at the front desk 








Cooking Class: Hot Sauce
Wednesday, March 11
5:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Learn how to make craft hot sauce for an inexpensive and easy way to spice up your food. All supplies provided; there is no charge for this program.







Chess Club
Thursday, March 12
5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Join our chess club to learn and improve your ability to play. All ages are welcomed.






Introduction to Smartphones
Friday, March 13
11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
For All Ages
We will instruct patrons on basic set-up, how to connect WIFI, e-mail, picture messaging, voicemail, how to use the app store, button configuration, and other fun tips and tricks. The presentation will be immediately followed by a Q&A session as well as a time for trainers to work individually with participants.






Monarch Book Club
Saturday, March 14
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.

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.






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.

Sunday, March 1, 2020

Upcoming Programs


Upcoming Events

at Limestone Township Library District


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



Storytime
Tuesday, March 3
10:15 AM—11:00 AM
 Enjoy the mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. This program is for children 6-months to 5-year-old with their parents and/or guardians.





Friends of the Library Meeting
Tuesday, March 3
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
The Friends of the
Limestone Township Library District support and advocate for the Library. Join us at our March meeting and see how you can volunteer for your community!









Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Party
Thursday, March 5
5:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Join us for a celebration of one of our favorite authors for cupcakes, crafts, activities, and more. For children in kindergarten thru third grade.

Monday, February 24, 2020

Upcoming Events!


Upcoming Events

at Limestone Township Library District


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





Adult Craft Night
Monday, February 24 and  Wednesday, February 26
5:30 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.
We'll be making and painting bird feeders out of tennis ball cans to attract some friends with the weather warming up. All supplies are provided, there is no fee for this program. There are two separate two sessions for this craft.






Storytime
Tuesday, February 25
10:15 AM—11:00 AM
 Enjoy the mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. This program is for children 6-months to 5-year-old with their parents and/or guardians.






Gentle Yoga
Tuesday, February 25
11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.

Join us for some gentle stretching and muscle building using yoga movements as our guide.
This program is for teens and adults only. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Limestone Township Library District.





Chess Club
Thursday, February  27
5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Join our chess club to learn and improve your ability to play. All ages are welcomed.








Euchre Tournament
Saturday, February 29
Starts at 11:00 A.M.

Bring a friend and have fun on Leap Day. You'll keep the same partner throughout the tournament. If less than eight people sign up, partners will rotate. Light refreshments will be served.






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, February 18, 2020

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


Registration for programs is required

prior to the day of the event.


Teen Programming Meeting
Tuesday, February 18
6:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M
Help us create programming that appeals to the teens in our community. Teens  can join us for the Teen Programming Meeting to make suggestions for programs they would like to attend at the library. Pizza and cookies and drinks will be provided.





Teen Game Night
Wednesday, February 19
5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Teens in 9th thru 12th Grades
Have fun playing a variety of board games, card games, or ping pong! Bring friends for more fun.





Backyard Gardening
Friday, February 21
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Master Gardener Holly Froning will show how to get those backyard gardens up and running for the spring! This program is for Teens and adults.






Bluestem Book Club
Saturday, February 22
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Kids in 3rd – 5th Grade will meet each month to a discuss a book from the Bluestem Award Nominee list and have their own book club.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Library Closing Early 2/12/2020

F.Y.I.
Please be aware that the
Limestone Township Library District
will be closing today at 5:00 P.M.
due to inclement weather.
The Chess club scheduled program for tonight
will be cancelled as well.
We will re-open tomorrow morning at 10:00 A.M.
Please drive safe.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

F.Y. I Program canceled

FYI


Tonight's Health Screening program has 
been cancelled due to inclement weather. 

It will be rescheduled for a later date. 
The health screening will include a glucose, cholesterol, 
and blood pressure check. 

For more information, call the library at 815-939-1696.

Monday, February 10, 2020

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
at Limestone Township Library District


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




Storytime
Tuesday, February 11
10:15 AM—11:00 AM
 Enjoy the mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. This program is for children 6-months to 5-year-old with their parents and/or guardians.




Gentle Yoga
Tuesday, February 11
11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.

Join us for some gentle stretching and muscle building using yoga movements as our guide.
This program is for teens and adults only. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Limestone Township Library District.





Adult Book Club 
Tuesday, February 11
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.

Join us for lively conversation as we discuss Resistance Women by Jennifer Chiaverini. 

Books are available at the front desk. 







Health Screening
Wednesday, February 12
6:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Family
Drop-in and consult with a nurse for a free health screening.  For more information or to register call the Limestone Township Library District at 815-939-1696.






Chess Club
Thursday, February  13
5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Join our chess club to learn and improve your ability to play. All ages are welcomed.






Drop-In Craft Day
Friday, February 14
3:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Kids in Kindergarten thru 5th grade
Drop in to make a fun craft for the holiday. All supplies are provided; there is no fee for this program.





Monarch Book Club
Saturday, February 15
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.

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.





Library Closing
The Library will be closed on Monday, February 17 in honor of President’s Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, February 18 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.