Sunday, May 15, 2022

Coming up at the Library

 


The Friends of the Library are hosting 

Pallet Painting Night

on Tuesday, May 17, 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Blank Pallets and Art Supplies provided.
Creativity encouraged.
You may request another team logo in advance as well as make your own.
Register today! Space is limited
There is a fee of $30 which must be paid before before craft night
Limit of ten (10) people.






Writer's Group
Tuesday, May 24
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.


We plan to edit and critique each other's work, becoming better writers in the process. When you sign up, please include your email address so we cansend your writing piece to other members to critique ahead of time.







Registration starts Monday, May 23!!!

Log in your mintues and attend programs to receive chance tickets for 
our raffle baskets!

Keep an eye on this space 
for more information!

Saturday, May 7, 2022

What's happening at the Library!


 Do you enjoy plants? 

Come make a DIY Open Air Terrarium in the library on             Monday, May 9 at 6:30 P.M.                         

All supplies provided for the project, there is no charge.






Adult Book Club will be held on Tuesday, May 10 at 6:30 P.M. We will be discussing The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson, a novel about the Horse Librarians in Appalachia during the 1930s. Books are available for check out at the Front Desk.








Story Time takes place on Wednesday, May 11. We will meet at 10:15 A.M. in person with Mr. William to read an exciting picture book or two and work on a craft to help preschoolers discover the joy of reading! This will be the last session before Summer Reading begins in June.










The Friends of the Library is hosting
Pallet Painting Night
on Tuesday, May 17, 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
Blank Pallets and Art Supplies provided.
Creativity encouraged.
You may request another team logo in advance as well as make your own.
Register today! Space is limited
There is a fee of $30 which must be paid before before craft night
Limit of ten (10) people








Writer's Group
Tuesday, May 24
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.


We plan to edit and critique each other's work, becoming better writers in the process. When you sign up, please include your email address so we cansend your writing piece to other members to critique ahead of time.







Any questions? 
Call us at 815-939-1696, 
email us at info@limestonelibrary.org
or message us at Facebook or Instagram. 

Friday, April 29, 2022

This week at the Library




Foundations of Investing     
                         Monday, May 2 at 6:30 P.M.                                               an educational program for people who are either new to investing or need a refresher. Adam Elroy, a financial advisor with Edward Jones of Kankakee, will be giving the presentation.

 

                 Join us on May the Fourth when                            Star Wars-themed books will be read during           Story Time and complete a themed craft.                     Try your hand at making Star Wars-themed paper airplanes to test their flying ability into our Death Star! Get a Wookie Cooking just for trying!


STEAM Workshop will take place in person Thursday, May 5 at 10:00 A.M.                                                                      A part of our Getting Ready for Kindergarten grant program, STEAM Workshop is geared for students entering kindergarten in 2022.                                                         This month we are doing Sensory Dough.                     Each participant who registers will receive a kit (while supplies last) at the event to complete an                                  experiment with Mr. William.                                                                                                                                            This program is sponsored by the Community Foundation  of Kankakee River Valley.



Do you enjoy plants? 

Come make a DIY Open Air Terrarium in the library on Monday, May 9 at 6:30 P.M. 

                     All supplies provided for the project,                          there is no charge.



Adult Book Club will be held on Tuesday, May 10 at 6:30 P.M. We will be discussing The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson, a novel about the Horse Librarians in Appalachia during the 1930s. Books are available for check out at the Front Desk.



       The Friends of the Library is hosting
a Pallet Painting Night
on Tuesday, May 17, 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
Blank Pallets and Art Supplies provided.
Creativity encouraged.
You may request another team logo in advance as well as make your own.
Register today! Space is limited
There is a fee of $30 which must be paid before before craft night
Limit of ten (10) people







Any questions? 
Call us at 815-939-1696, 
email us at info@limestonelibrary.org
or message us at Facebook or Instagram. 

Sunday, April 24, 2022

Upcoming Programs at the Library


 It's the Final Week of The Book Sale!


The Friends of the Library Semi-Annual Book Sale ends Friday, April 29. Make sure to come in to build your home collection!







Writer's Group

Tuesday, April 26
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.


We plan to edit and critique each other's work, becoming better writers in the process. When you sign up, please include your email address so we can send your writing piece to other members to critique ahead of time.
Our next meeting will be May 24.




Storytime


Story Time has moved to Wednesdays. We will meet at 10:15 A.M. in person with Mr. William to read an exciting picture book or two and work on a craft to help preschoolers discover the joy of reading!






Every Saturday, we have a new Take-It-and-Make-It craft that anyone can pick up. The crafts are geared for children in 1st through 5th grades. 
You can post your finished product on Facebook or Instagram and tag Limestone Township Library District.





Any questions? 
Call us at 815-939-1696, 
email us at info@limestonelibrary.org
or message us at Facebook or Instagram. 


Sunday, April 10, 2022

Programs at the Library!

 



The Book Sale is Here!

The Friends of the Library Semi-Annual Book Sale takes place starting Monday, April 11 through Friday, April 29 during library hours.



Adult Book Club
 

 Tuesday, April 12 at 6:30 P.M. in person. 

We will be discussing The Chancellor by Kati Marton, a biography about recently retired German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Books are available for check out at the Front Desk.


Storytime


Story Time has moved to Wednesdays. We will meet at 10:15 A.M. in person with Mr. William to read an exciting picture book or two and work on a craft to help preschoolers discover the joy of reading!



Science Demonstration with Ms. Holly and Ms. Faith 

On Facebook  

April 13 at 5:00 P.M. 

Watch as our intrepid staff members demonstrate a science experiment using items you have at home. This program is for kids in 1st through 5th grades.


Scrabble Night

We are celebrating National Scrabble Day on Wednesday, April 13 with an open Scrabble Night for all ages. Come at 6:30 P.M. and play your best words to score the most points!




STEAM Workshop 

Saturday, April 23 at 10:00 A.M.

A part of our Getting Ready for Kindergarten grant program, STEAM Workshop is geared for students entering kindergarten in 2022. This month we are doing Farmers Market. Each participant who registers will receive a kit (while supplies last) to complete an experiment with Mr. William. This program is sponsored by the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley.



Earth Day Seed Paper

We are celebrating Earth Day on April 23 at 1:00 P.M. by creating Earth Day Seed Paper. The whole family can join in as we mush paper and seeds together to create plantable paper for various garden items.





Every Saturday, we have a new Take-It-and-Make-It craft that anyone can pick up. The crafts are geared for children in 1st through 5th grades. 
You can post your finished product on Facebook or Instagram 
and tag Limestone Township Library District.

Monday, April 4, 2022

This Week at the Library


We are Celebrating National Library Week! 

When you come in and show us that you "Checked In" on Facebook this week, we will give you a chance ticket for one of our gift baskets on display! One basket is for Adults, the other is for Teens.

Our younger patrons can guess the number of jelly beans on the Front Desk. The winner will receive the box of Jelly Beans.

Drawing will take place on Monday, April 11 for the Baskets and Jelly Beans.


Storytime is Moving to a New Day

Starting on April 7, Storytime will now take place on Wednesday Mornings for the Pre-K set!

Join Ms. Holly and Mr. William as they read some fun books and have a craft to inspire of love of reading in children.



Friends of the Library

Would you like to volunteer and help the library at the same time?

Join the Friends of the Library!

Discover their latest projects at the next Friends meeting 
on Thursday, April 7 at 6:30 P.M.



The Book Sale is Coming!

The Friends of the Library Semi-Annual Book Sale takes place starting Monday, April 11 through Friday, April 29 during library hours.

You can donate books for the sale this week - Monday, April 4 through Saturday, April 9.


Every Saturday, we have a new 
Take-It-and-Make-It craft that anyone can pick up. The crafts are geared for children in 1st through 5th grades. 
You can post your finished product on Facebook or Instagram 
and tag Limestone Township Library District.


 

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Limestone Township Library District Receives Donation

 The Limestone Township Library District is proud to announce that they recieved a $1500 donation from the State Bank of Herscher."We are very grateful for this generous gift," stated Lynne Noffke, library director. "We will use it to continue our work to serve the community, as we have for the past 25 years."




Caption for the picture:
Shown L to R:
LTLD Trustees: Libby Wasser, Dana Krippel, Library Director Lynne Noffke, SBH President Troy Coffman, LTLD President Tricia Coffman, Mary Beth Dorsey, Darcy Stomberg, 
2nd row: Gary Dahn
Not pictured: LTLD Trustee Jill Whalen

Monday, March 28, 2022

This Week at the Library

 


Cooking with the Season

Monday, March 28
6:00 P.M. on Facebook.

Join us as Karyn demonstrates how to make Pouding Chomeur, a maple syrup pudding cake.
The recipe is available at the Library.





Storytime

Tuesday, March 29
10:15 A.M. on Facebook
Watch Ms. Holly read a picture book every week 
and help pre-schoolers discover the joy of reading.




Gardening with Holly Froning: Herb Class                                                   
Thursday, March 31 at 10:00 AM                                    
Join us at the library as Holly Froning, Master Gardener Instructor from the University of Illinois Extension Office, demonstrates how to work with and use various herbs. Participants will receive herb seeds. 





Every Saturday, we have a new Take-It-and-Make-It craft that anyone can pick up. The crafts are geared for children in 1st through 5th grades. 
You can post your finished product on Facebook or Instagram 
and tag Limestone Township Library District.



Any questions? 
Call us at 815-939-1696, 
email us at info@limestonelibrary.org
or message us at Facebook or Instagram. 

Sunday, March 20, 2022

Happening At the Library


 Storytime

Every Tuesday
10:15 A.M. on Facebook
Watch Ms. Holly read a picture book every week 
and help pre-schoolers discover the joy of reading.




Writer's Group
Tuesday, March 22
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.


We plan to edit and critique each other's work, becoming better writers in the process. When you sign up, please include your email address so we can send your writing piece to other members to critique ahead of time.
Our next meeting will be April 26



Cooking with the Season

Monday, March 28
6:00 P.M. on Facebook.

Austin will demonstrate a recipe fitting for the season.







Gardening with Holly Froning: Herb Class                                                   
Thursday, March 31 at 10:00 AM                                    
Join us at the library as Holly Froning, Master Gardener Instructor from the University of Illinois Extension Office, demonstrates how to work with and use various herbs. Participants will receive herb seeds. 




Every Saturday, we have a new Take-It-and-Make-It craft that anyone can pick up. The crafts are geared for children in 1st through 5th grades. 
You can post your finished product on Facebook or Instagram 
and tag Limestone Township Library District.



We are sorry to announce due to staff changes,
the Pre-K Steam Workshop on Thursday, March 24 has been postponed.
Adult Craft Night for Monday, March 21
and Ice Cream Science for Wednesday, March 23rd have been cancelled.
Stay tuned for new exciting programs coming in April.
We apologize for any inconveninces.

Any questions? 
Call us at 815-939-1696, 
email us at info@limestonelibrary.org
or message us at Facebook or Instagram. 

Sunday, March 13, 2022

This Week at the Library!

 


Storytime

Every Tuesday
10:15 A.M. on Facebook
Watch Ms. Holly read a picture book every week 
and help pre-schoolers discover the joy of reading.






Chess Club
 

This program scheduled for tonight has, unfortunately, been cancelled.








Every Saturday, we have a new Take-It-and-Make-It craft that anyone can pick up. The crafts are geared for children in 1st through 5th grades. You can post your finished product on Facebook or Instagram and tag Limestone Township Library District.



                            Any questions? 
Call us at 815-939-1696, 
email us at info@limestonelibrary.org
or message us at Facebook or Instagram.