Kids Programming



What's Going on for Kids!





Please sign up for any program you wish to attend ahead of time 
so that we may have plenty of supplies on hand.



Summer Reading Program 
Read Beyond the Beaten Path
Kick-Off Party
Saturday, June 4

All Ages are welcomed to join us for a Kick-Off party featuring a Weenie Roast, Lawn Games,
and Meet Lucky the dog! 


S.T.E.M.onade Stand
Kids in 3rd grade and up can come to the library
every Wednesday to pick up a new S.T.E.M.onade Take-and-Make bag containg items to make a fun STEM inspired craft with adult supervision as needed. 
The first kit will be available on Wednesday, June 8.
New kits will come out through Wednesday, July 27.
 Chalk Painting 
Message Rocks

Monday, June 13
6:30 P.M. 

Family Program
Come to the Library and paint your own chalkboard - on a rock!
Chalkboard Maps
Thursday, June 16
1:00 P.M.

For kids in 4th - 8th Grades
Try your hand in replicating a map of your choice on a chalkboard
you get to keep!

Grow Your Own Crystals
Thursday, June 30
1:00 P.M. 
Kids in 2nd - 5th Grades

Come to the library and explore the science of growing your own crystals with Epsom Salt.



Paracord Bracelet Workshop
Thursday, July 14
 6:30 P.M.
Family Program

We are inviting families to come learn how to make Paracord Bracelets! Join us for an evening of learning how to tie paracord into something fun to wear.

 
Summer Reading Program Finale
Saturday, July 16
12:00 P.M.  - 1:30 P.M.
Family

Join us for our Summer Reading Program Finale by completing one Log Sheet of 300 minutes of reading time! The finale features Incredible Bats, who will present information about bats
and have other small animals
for a meet-and-greet.
The finale is sponsored by the Friends of Limestone Library
Take It and Make It
Pick up these projects for something fun
to do at home!

Saturday, July 2 Marshmallow Shooter

Tuesday, July 5
Egg Carton Turtles

Storytime 
Every Wednesday at
10:15 A.M. 

Join us for a time of stories and a craft geared for children ages 6 mos to 5 years
 to help develop a love for reading .
Dates:
June 8, June 15, June 22
June 29, July 6, and July 13.

 
How to Beanstack 101
Tuesday, June 7
1:00 P.M.
Family

Beanstack is a great tool to record books and complete challenges - if you know how to do it. 
Join William for this family program as he helps participants in Summer Reading learn to use the app.
Movie at the Library
Friday, June 10
1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

The whole family can come
to the library and beat the heat while watching
Spider-man: No Way Home. 
Popcorn and drinks will be served.
 
Weekend Craft
Saturdays, times vary
Register for some fun crafts to make on a lazy Saturday.

June 11, 11:00 A.M. 
 Beaded Bookmarks
Grades K-3rd 

June 18, 12 P.M.
Father's Day Bookmark Craft
Grades 1st - 4th

June 25, 11:00 A.M.
Tie Dye, 4th - 8th Grades

June 25th, 1:00 P.M.
Tie Dye, H.S. - Adults 
 
Science Demonstration with Ms. Holly
and Ms. Faith 

Friday, June 17 at 11:00 P.M. 
Kids in 1st through 5th grades.

In Person
Join us at the library as our intrepid staff members demonstrate a science experiment using items you have at home. 
Next Date: Friday, July 15


Drop-In Maker Space
Friday, June 24
Family

Have a craft you want to finish or work on something from our Maker Space Cart? Drop in the library and find something creative to work on in our Maker Space Cart.
Nebula Jar Craft
Thursday, July 7
1:00 P.M. 

For children in Kindergarten
through 5th grade.
 

Create your own universe.
Learn how to make a Nebula
in a jar. 
For children in Kindergarten
through 5th grade. 
 
Computer Building Class
Saturday, July 9
11:00 A.M.

Families can have fun learning how to put together a computer.
No experience necessary.
Plaster Fossils
Monday, July 11
6:30 P.M.

Family
Beat the heat by bringing the family to the library to make your own fossils using plaster. 






Please utilize our e-resources 
listed on the right or below. 

Need a library card? 
Click on the Online Library Card tab 
to learn how to get a library card.
Or bring needed information and a parent (for those who are under the age of 18) to get your own library card. 
Call ahead to determine if you are a resident or non-resident.

Contact us by email at info@limestonelibrary.org 
or send messages through Facebook and Instagram 
or call us at  815-939-1696. 




Electronic Resources



Axis 360 is a place 
to get free e-books and e-audio books. 
You do need a library card and pin number 
in order to create and account.




Storybooks and Read-alongs