Sunday, September 19, 2021

THIS WEEK AT THE LIBRARY

 This week at the Library



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



Storytime
Every Tuesday 
10:15 A.M. Outside
Join us for a time of stories geared for children ages 6 mos to 5 years to help develop a love for reading.





STEAM Workshop 
Kick-off 
Thursday, September 23
6:00 P.M. on the Patio
Geared for students entering kindergarten in 2022, we will have a variety of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects each month. 



All Visitors must wear a mask 
while in the building. 

We can do Contactless Curbside Pick-Up by request.

Thank you for your cooperation 
and understanding,

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Upcoming Programs at the Library

 Upcoming Programs at the Library



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





Storytime 
10:15 A.M. Outside
Join us for a time of stories geared for children ages 6 mos to 5 years to help develop a love for reading.








Adult Book Club

Tuesday, September 14
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 reading the historical fiction novel Finding Dorothy by Elizabeth Letts.








Succulents 101

The Succulents 101 program has been changed to a Grab-And-Go program due to lack of sign ups.
Next week we will have succulents and informational sheets from Holly Froning that you can pick up.
Please ask the Front Desk staff for more information. Or call us at 815-939-1696.
Thank you for your patience and understanding.







Adult Craft Night

Thursday, September 16
6:00 P.M.

Get out of the house and join us for a fun night of creating these fun jars.










Chess Club

Saturday, September 18
12:00 Noon - 2:00 P.M.
On the Patio
Come for an afternoon of learning to play chess and new moves to improve your game no matter the level. In case of rain or intense heat, this program will be moved inside.
 









All Visitors must wear a mask 
while in the building. 

Thank you for your cooperation 
and understanding,

Friday, September 3, 2021

Happening at the Library

Check out what's going on at the Library 




Take It and Make It 

Starting September 4
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




We are Closed on
Monday, September 6
in observance of Labor Day
We will re-open 
Tuesday, September 7
at 10:00 A.M.





Storytime 
Starting September 7 
10:15 A.M. Outside
Join us for a time of stories geared for children ages 6 mos to 5 years
 to help develop a love for reading.







Science Demonstration 
with Ms Faith and Ms Holly
Wednesday, September  8
6:00 P.M. on Facebook

Watch Ms. Faith and Ms. Holly on Facebook demonstrate
a Science experiment using items you can find in your home.
For kids in 3rd through 6th Grade






All Visitors must wear a mask while in the building. 
Thank you for your cooperation and understanding,

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

It's September!

 It's September!

Check out our Program Calendar on the Newsletter tab.

Sign up for a program you like by calling the library.


Remember when you come to the library

 you are required to Wear a Mask.



Visitors can be in the building for two hours.

Public Computers are open!



Have more questions?

Call us at 815-939-1696, 

message us on Facebook, or Instagram, 

or email us at info@limestonelibrary.org!



Thursday, August 26, 2021

 The Library is now open and will be for the rest of the scheduled day.

Looking forward to seeing everyone.

Call us if you have any questions at 815-939-1696!



Library Closed

 Due to the active shooter situation near the courthouse

and the remaining suspect at large,

Limestone Township Library District will be closed until further notice.

Please watch this space, message us on Facebook or Instagram for further information.

Thank you for your understanding.



Monday, August 2, 2021

Senior/Immuno-Compromised Hours

 

Due to rising Covid cases 

the library is re-instating 

Senior/Immuno-Compromised Hours:

Monday-Saturday: 10:00 A.M.—11:00 A.M.

General Public Hours:

Monday thru Thursday: 11:00 A.M.—8:00 P.M.

Friday: 11:00 A.M.—5:00 P.M.

Saturday: 11:00 A.M.— 3:00 P.M.


Masks are Required

Prior to Entering

For Those Aged 2 and Up


Thank You for 

Your Understanding and Cooperation

 

 

 

 

 


Monday, July 26, 2021

Thank You!


We would like to thank the sponsors 

who helped make our Summer Reading Program 

- Reading Colors Your World-

so successful!


Dairy Queen

Classic Cinemas

Ginny Chantome

Friends of the Limestone Township Library District

             






Monday, July 12, 2021

Summer Reading Raffle Basket Winners

Congratulations to our 
Summer Reading 
Raffle Basket Winners!



 And a big thank you to everyone 

                    who participated in 

   our Summer Reading Program this year!




Friday, July 9, 2021

Turn in your reading logs!


 

 Program Cancelled

Unfortunately, our succulent program has been postponed 

and will be held at a later date.

We apologize for any inconvenience 

and thank you for your understanding.



Sunday, July 4, 2021

 

What's Happening at the Library This Week!




The Library will be Closed on 

July 5, 2021

in observance of Independence Day. 

We will re-open on Tuesday, July 6 at 10:00 A.M.




3D Collage Dinosaurs
Tuesday, July 6
6:00 P.M.
Grades 1st - 5th

Use a potpurri of materials
to make a 3D collage dinosaur





Easy Hatha Yoga Class with Anna 

Wednesday, July 7 at 10:15 A.M.

On the grounds of the library. 

Come for a lovely morning of stretching and relaxing.




Tie-Dye T-Shirts
Wednesday, July 7
5:30 P.M.
Family
Patio

Bring your own t-shirt or use one of ours to tie-dye and take home!


Science Demo
Wednesday, July 7
7:00 P.M.

Join Ms. Faith and Ms. Holly on Facebook as they create a scientific demonstration using ingredients you find at home.







Science with Brian

Thursday, July 8
6:00 P.M.
Family

Mr. Brian is back with colorful science demonstations
for you to enjoy.






Succulent Basics with Holly Froning
July 9 at 10:00 A.M.
Library Grounds
Join us on the library grounds for a fun learning experience as Master Gardener Instructor from the University of Illinois Extension Office, Holly Froning, discusses how to grow and care for succulent plants.
Register by calling the library at 815-939-1696.




Grand Prize Drawing

Participants receive a raffle ticket for each 100 minutes read. Prize baskets being raffled will be displayed in the library and participants can enter their tickets as they go.

With each program attended, readers will also receive a raffle ticket. The winners will be drawn and announced immediately following the end of summer reading on July 10th!





Remember to register for any program you want to attend. 

You can do that by stopping in at the library or giving us a quick phone call at 815-939-1696.

Sunday, June 27, 2021

What's Happening at the Library This Week!

 What's Happening at the Library This Week!



Cooking with Austin 

 Monday, June 28 at 6:00 P.M. 

on Facebook

Austin will show us how to make Bacon and Roasted Tomato Linguine.





Book Tasting
Tuesday, June 29
6:30 P.M.
Adult
Join Karyn Bowman on the patio as she discusses book that have a food theme or are filled with recipes.








Easy Hatha Yoga Class with Anna 

Wednesday, June 30

6:00 P.M. 

On the grounds of the library. 

Come for a fun evening of stretching and relaxing.

This program has been moved to Wednesday, July 7 at 10:15 A.M.




Chess Club

Thursday, July 1
6:00 P.M.

Family
Chess Club is back in person!
Come enjoy chess with the community on our patio,
weather permitting.





Outdoor Movie Night

Friday, July 2 

7:00 P.M.

Join us for a backyard movie at the library as we show Raya and the Last Dragon. Because of the rainy weather and the soggy ground, we are moving the event to the meeting room in the library. Popcorn, water, and juice willl be served.




Nebula Art

Saturday, July 3
12:00 P.M.
Grades 1st - 5th

Come and make your own nebula with the variety of materials
in our craft closet.





Take-It-and Make-It

Saturday, July 3

Balloon Wacky Sacs

              Get your kits from the                 Take-It-and-Make-it table. 

Post of picture of your creation on Facebook or Instagram!


Coming Next Week:




The Library will be Closed on 

July 5, 2021

in observance of Independence Day




3D Collage Dinosaurs
Tuesday, July 6
6:00 P.M.
Grades 1st - 5th

Use a potpurri of materials
to make a 3D collage dinosaur

Sunday, June 20, 2021

This Week at the Library!

 This Week at the Library!




Dan Gutman Zoom Visit!

Monday, June 21
4:30 P.M.
Family

Dan Gutman, author of the Baseball Card and My Weird School series, is visiting us on Zoom!
Please sign up with your email so we can send you the Zoom link.







Storytime 
Tuesdays Outside 
and Fridays on Facebook
10:15 A.M. 
Pre-k to K
Join Ms. Holly and Ms. Karyn for a fun story to spark the imagination and develop a love for reading.





Outdoor Storytime

Wednesday, June 23
10:15 A.M.

Pre-K and up
Join us for an Outdoor Storytime session on the library grounds.
Make sure to register ahead of time!



Outdoor Make and Take
                                     Thursday, June 24                                                               12:00 P.M. on the grounds of the library                           Kindergarten through 3rd grade                                         Join us as we create a Bubble Snake Maker. In case of rain, we will have Take-it-and-Make-it bags on the ready. 




Draw to a Prose

Saturday, June 26
12:00 P.M.
6th Grade - 12th Grade

Join us on the patio for an afternoon of poetry reading, art, and other activities. 


Coming Next Week:



Cooking with Austin

on Facebook
Monday, June 28
6:00 P.M.
Adults

Join Austin online as he shows how to make Bacon and Roasted Tomato Linguine.