Friday, November 20, 2020

Curbside Service

 Due to Tier 3 mitigation restrictions,

Limestone Township Library District

is offering Curbside Service Only.


Curbside service will be scheduled as follows:

Mondays 10 A.M. - 1 P.M. ,  3 P.M.—6 P.M.

                                       Tuesday 3 P.M. – 6 P.M.

Wednesdays 10 A.M. - 1 P.M. ,  3 P.M.—6 P.M.

 Fridays 10 A.M. - 1 2 P.M. , 2 P.M.—4 P.M. 

      Saturdays 11 A.M. - 2 P.M. 


This means you can drop off books in the blue drop box, 

Then sit in your car while

we bring out your checked-out books or other material, 

have us do copy or fax jobs,

have staff bring you the latest grab-and-go craft projects.


Have more questions or need to make an order?

Call us at  815-939-1696






Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda

 





Limestone Township Library District 

2701 W. Tower Road 

Kankakee, IL 


Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda

Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 7:00 PM 

Note: Due to COVID-19, the board meeting will be meeting online Using Discord Online Meeting Portal To join the meeting, please email the Library Director at lnoffke@limestonelibrary.org for web link 

1. Call to Order 

2. Public Comment 

3. Minutes-approval 

4. Old Business 

    a. Treasurer’s Report 

    b. Director’s Report 

    c. Building Committee 

    d. COVID-19 Update 

    e. Other 

5. New Business 

    a. Action Item: Ordinance 20-3 Tax Levy for Fiscal Year July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 

    b. Action Item: IGA between PrairieCat and LTLD for IMRF 

    c. Action Item: IGA for contract between Capira Technologies and LTLD for mobile app 

    d. IGA between Limestone Township and LTLD for snow removal services for 2020-2021. 

    e. Illinois State Library Per Capita Grant 

f. Other 

6. Friends of the Library 

7. Other 

8. Adjourn

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Curbside Services Only

 

Curbside Service Only

Beginning Thursday, November 12, 2020

         we will offer Curbside Services  by appointment. 


Curbside service will be scheduled as follows:

Mondays 10 A.M. - 1 P.M. ,  3 P.M.—6 P.M.

                               Tuesday 3 P.M. – 6 P.M.

Wednesdays 10 A.M. - 1 P.M. ,  3 P.M.—6 P.M.

 Fridays 10 A.M. - 1 2 P.M. , 2 P.M.—4 P.M. 

          Saturdays 11 A.M. - 2 P.M.                   

 

We will take orders  by  phone, email, or holds you are able to place on your Prairie Cat account . 

You will still get notifications from Prairie Cat when your holds are ready for pick-up. 

We will put the bag of books through an open window on an available car seat or in the trunk of your car.

Please give Library staff a minimum of twenty-four hours to fill any order you may make.


Thank you for your understanding as we do our part to keep our community safe.


 

 

 

Monday, November 9, 2020

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

 


Join Us for Virtual Programs!



Chess Club - November 5 at 6:00 P.M

Join Austin to learn how to play chess and improve your game with a video on Facebook!




     Storytime on Facebook - Tuesdays and Fridays  at 10:15 A.M.

         Join Ms. Holly and Ms. Karyn as they read    books for Story time and talk about the latest grab-and-go craft. 




Book Talk with Ms. Karyn - Tuesday, November 10 at 6:30 on Facebook Live

               Join Ms. Karyn as she discusses a number of books in different genres and patrons can send messages through Facebook comments.



                                                       


Art with Ellana
Thursday, November 12 
6:00 - 8:00 P.M.

  The whole family can learn to draw and create a variety of    objects with Ellana Turell.  Call the library to find out any needed supplies





Yoga with Anna
Saturday, November 14 at 11:00 AM

Join us on Facebook as Anna leads us through an easy yoga exercise session. Stretch in the comfort of your own home. 



Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Science Program with Mr. Noffke Postponed



Program Postponed
Regrettably, we'll have to postpone Science with Mr. Noffke tomorrow
due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict.
We're still looking forward to presenting these spooky science demonstrations for you,
so we hope to have a new date for you sometime in November.
In the meantime, be sure to stay on the lookout on social media
for all of the other great programs and grab-and-go's we have to offer.



 

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Just the Facts!

 

Just the Facts!


Library Hours:

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, 

and Thursdays: 

10:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.

 Fridays: 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.      

Saturday: 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. 

 Sundays: Closed


     Masks are required

No More than 15 people in the library at a time

One-Hour Time Limit in the Library

Please put returns in drop box or black box in the lobby



Seniors and Immuno-Compromised 

Patrons Only

Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. 




All Ages Time Blocks  

Children Age 17 and Under are ONLY Allowed During the Following Hours:

 Tuesdays from 10:00 A.M.  – 7:00 P.M.  

Saturdays from 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Parents/guardians are responsible for making sure 

their charges follow social distancing guidelines. 

Masks are required.




Public Computer Area

 The public computer area is open, with social distancing,

to patrons for 30-minute time slots by appointment.

Patrons will be able to use the computers 

up to two (2) 30-minute slots per day.

Please call ahead to set an appointment.





Contactless Curbside Service 

is still available for those who feel more comfortable 

picking up their books through our bagged curbside service. 

Order books through the Prairie Cat catalog on our website 

or call us to order materials. 

When they come in, call to set up a pick-up time.




Visit us on Facebook and Instagram 
for daily information and fun!




Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Time Blocks and Services

   Special Time Blocks and Services


Seniors and Immuno-Compromised 

Patrons Only

Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. 



All Ages Time Blocks  

Children Age 17 and Under are ONLY Allowed During the Following Hours:

 Tuesdays from 10:00 A.M.  – 7:00 P.M.  

Saturdays from 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Parents/guardians are responsible for making sure 

their charges follow social distancing guidelines. 

Masks are required.





Public Computer Area

 The public computer area is open, with social distancing,

to patrons for 30-minute time slots by appointment.

Patrons will be able to use the computers 

up to two (2) 30-minute slots per day.

Please call ahead to set an appointment.



Printing, Faxing, and Cold Laminating

These services are also available to patrons but with new restrictions.

Patrons will hand their copy, faxing or laminating jobs to staff, 

who will complete them for patrons.

Pricing remains the same as pre-quarantine. 

Ask staff for more information

                         

                        

If you have any questions, 

please call the Library at 815-939-1696, 

or send us an email at info@limestonelibrary.org,

Or message us on Facebook or Instagram.


Monday, August 17, 2020

Special Time Blocks and Services!

 

Special Time Blocks and Services


Seniors and Immuno-Compromised 

Patrons Only

Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. 



All Ages Time Blocks  

Children Age 17 and Under are ONLY Allowed During the Following Hours:

 Tuesdays from 10:00 A.M.  – 7:00 P.M.  

Saturdays from 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Parents/guardians are responsible for making sure 

their charges follow social distancing guidelines. 

Masks are required.





Public Computer Area

 The public computer area is open, with social distancing,

to patrons for 30-minute time slots by appointment.

Patrons will be able to use the computers 

up to two (2) 30-minute slots per day.

Please call ahead to set an appointment.



Printing, Faxing, and Cold Laminating

These services are also available to patrons but with new restrictions.

Patrons will hand their copy, faxing or laminating jobs to staff, 

who will complete them for patrons.

Pricing remains the same as pre-quarantine. 

Ask staff for more information

                         

                        

If you have any questions, 

please call the Library at 815-939-1696, 

or send us an email at info@limestonelibrary.org,

Or message us on Facebook or Instagram.




Wednesday, August 12, 2020

The Library is Open!

 The Library is Open Today!

If you need internet or a break away 

from dealing with storm damage, 

we are here for you!



Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Library Closed

 




Limestone Township Library District is closed until further notice due to power outages affecting the area. 
We will announce our re-opening as soon as possible.

We hope that the community stays safe 
as we begin the clean up after the storm
 

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Summer Reading Program Survey!





Did you participate in the Summer Reading Program with Beanstack?

Take the survey and let us know how it worked out for you. Use the link below to get to the survey.








Friday, July 31, 2020

Expanding Hours for Library Patrons



“Isn’t it lovely to be all together again?” 

Kristin Cashore





Expanded Library’s hours are:

   Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, 

and Thursdays: 

10:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.

 Fridays: 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.      

Saturday: 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. 

 Sundays: Closed


Masks are required

No More than 15 people in the library at a time

One-Hour Time Limit in the Library

Please put returns in drop box or black box in the lobby




All Ages Time Blocks

 Tuesdays from 4:00 P.M.  – 7:00 P.M. 

 Saturdays from 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. 

Parents/guardians are responsible 

for making sure their young charges 

follow social distancing guidelines.


Seniors and Immuno-Compromised Patron Hour

Mondays and Wednesdays 

10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. 




Contactless Curbside Service 

is still available for those who feel more comfortable 

picking up their books through our bagged curbside service. 

Order books through the Prairie Cat catalog on our website 

or call us to order materials. 

When they come in, call to set up a pick-up time.

The LTLD computer area is open to patrons 

for 30-minute time slots by appointment. 

Patrons will be able to use the computers up to
 
two 30-minute slots a day. 

Printing and faxing from the copier will also be available.

 Patrons will hand their copy or faxing jobs to staff 

who will complete them.




Have a question? 

Call us at 815-939-1696

Email us at info@limestonelibrary.org

Message us on Facebook or Instagram





Monday, July 20, 2020

At the Library This Week



When I see old friends, 
I'm very excited. 
Chino Moreno



The Library hours are as follows:
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays: 
10:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.
Fridays: 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Saturdays: 10:00 A. M. - 2:00 P.M.
Thursdays and Sundays: Closed

                                                                                      

Masks are required
One Hour Time Limit in the Library
Please put returns in drop box or black box in the lobby  


    Contactless Curbside Delivery is still available
                                 for those who want it.                                
Call to set up your appointment!


Special Hours This Week
Seniors and Immuno-Compromised patrons only
Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.
                                                                 
Family Hours
Tuesday, July 28th and Saturday, August 1st
families may bring their children in Pre-school and up
between the hours of 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.


E-Resources
Check out our new e-resource - Creativebug.
They have ideas and directions for hundreds of crafts!
Look for the red box for the link!



                                                                        

Have a question? 
Call us at 815-939-1696
Email us at info@limestonelibrary.org
Message us on Facebook or Instagram




“Isn’t it lovely to be all together again?” 


Kristin Cashore