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Limestone Township Library                Summer 2019



The BookMark!


2701 W. Tower Road, Kankakee         815-939-1696        www.limestonelibrary.org

Library Hours

                        Monday through Thursday 10 A.M. - 8 P.M.                                                                    Friday 10 A.M. - 5 P.M.                                             Saturday 10 A.M. - 3 P.M.

It's Showtime! Summer Reading Program Registration is here!
Come to the library to fill out your registration sheet
and receive your folder.
All ages can participate by reading and recording reading time
on your log sheets.
Every program you attend as well as every 100 minutes of reading
gives you a raffle ticket for our summer reading baskets!
Adult Programming
Adult Book Club 
Monday, June 3
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Join us as we discuss The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson, a historical fiction novel set in England just before WWI. Books are available for pick up at the Front Desk.
The Book Club also meets on Tuesday, July 9th and will discuss
The Garden of Small Beginnings.


For the Love of Libby: a Guide to E-Resources and Electronics 
Thursday, June 13
Thursday, June 20
10:30 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.
Want to know about Libby and other library apps? Attend our program to help you work these apps on your devices to get the most out of your library card.

Coloring and Coffee
Friday, June 14
Friday, June 21
Friday, July 12
11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Bring your coloring books, pencils, and markers for a morning session of coloring and socializing with others. Coffee and pastries provided. 

Stitch by Stitch
Tuesday, June 18
Wednesday, July 10

6:15 P.M.
Grab your crochet hooks, knitting needles, scrapbooks, or other crafting project for a fun night at the Library! Work on your project while talking and laughing with others. You supply your craft; we supply the space.

Cookies and Canvas
Wednesday, June 19
5:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
It's adults painting night out at the library! Join us for am evening of giggles and paint with an amazing instructor
as we paint
'Modern Bouquet.'
There is a $5.00 fee.


Senior Yoga
Thursday, June 27
Thursday, July 11
10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.
Take a pause from your summer errands and join us for yoga at the library. Chairs are provided if needed.

Essential Oils 101
Thursday, June 27
6:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
Learn about the basics of Essential Oils. How to mix them, how to use them, what to use with which oil. There is no fee for this program.

DIY Wooden Crate
Wednesday, July 11
Starts at 6:15 P.M.
Get your hands in the dirt with this DIY flower box! We will be re-purposing wooden crates with a distressed flare. Add this perfect touch of rustic warmth to your home. All supplies provided. There is no fee.
National Ugliest Dog Day Photo Contest!
Do you think you have the world's ugliest or just plain goofy-lookin' dog? Send us a picture between Monday, June 10th till Friday, June 14th.Your pooch's picture will be on display in the library for the community to vote on. The drawing will be held on Thurs., June 20th and the winner will receive a special prize. 
LeeHan Martial Arts
Wed., June 19 at
5:00 P.M.
Tuesday, July 9 at 11:30 A.M.

We will meet at the LeeHan Martial Arts Academy in Bourbonnais to take in a tour and learn the basics of martial arts. There is no fee for this program

Acting Out Theatre Field Trip: You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown!
Sunday, July 14 at 8:00

Meet us for a special field trip to Lil's Park in Bradley when Acting Out Theatre will perform their summer play. Tickets are $12.00 per person, purchase at the library.
Do you need to fax or scan to email important
paper work?
We can help you with that!
Stop in or call the Library for more information.
Summer Reading
Kick Off Party!
Monday, June 10
6:00 P.M. -  7:30 P.M.

Celebrate the start of our 2019 Summer Reading Program!
Reserve a portion of our sidewalk to paint & decorate. Enter your name in our raffle to win super fun prizes. Play games, grab a bite to eat. Must be registered for our Summer Reading Program to attend.


James Knapp Presents:
NASA's 50th Anniversary

Saturday, June 22
12:00 Noon 

Bring the Family to hear a fun presentation about the start of NASA and the first Moonwalk.

Family Festival!
Sat., June 29 

12 Noon - 1:30 PM

Welcome to the Library's Annual Family Festival. Attractions include a video game bus, balloon animals, face painting, Ruel's Reps, a craft fair, and more. You must he registered for the Summer Reading Program in order to attend.

Ron Selle and Darlene Agner Present:
Music of
the 1940s
Tuesday, July 2
6:30 P.M
.
Join us for a trip back to WWII era music as we remember the anniversary of D-Day during WWII.

Dan Gogh:
Magic and Art Show!
Saturday, July 13
11:00 A.M.

 
Celebrate the end of a successful Summer Reading Program with a bang!
 Dan Gogh uses a sparkling blend of magic, comedy, and art for 45 minutes of non-stop fun! You must be registered for SRP in order to attend.

Pre K and Younger

Little Rockers
Wed., June 12
Wed., June 26
Wed., July 10
Birth to Pre-K
10:30 AM-11 AM

Get ready to jump, scoot, and boogey with your little one! Little Rockers is a music, sensory, and reading-based program. We focus on parent-to-child interaction!
Kids 3rd Grade and Up

Puppet Theatre
Wed., June 12
Wed., June 19
Wed., June 26
Wed., July 10
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Grades 3rd - 5th

Join us every Wednesday for puppet theatre! Learn how to make your own puppets, props, and create a story. Set the stage and perform a show for family and friends!

Father's Day Craft
Sat., June 15
 3rd Gr. and up

12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Work on a craft that is a suitable gift for Dad on his special day.
All supplies are provided, there is no cost for this program
.

Clay Workshop
Monday, July 1
12 Noon-1:00 PM
3rd Grade and up

Choose from lots of clay and let your creativity free
at the library!
Bring home a masterpiece
to show off.
5th Grade
and Up

Act Your Heart Out
Thurs., June 13
Monday, June 17
Monday, June 24
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Kids in 5th grade and up, take a leap into the enthralling world of acting. We will cast individuals to perform in a comedy skit about librarians.
Participants get a special backstage pass, and a meet-and-greet with the cast of Acting Out Theatre's latest production -
You're a Good Man,
Charlie Brown.


Ice Cream Goodies
Monday, July 8
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
5th Grade and up

Do you have a sweet tooth? Make your own ice cream creations with us! Ice cream sandwiches, milk shakes, oh my! What will you make?


Family Fun
Family Festival!
Sat., June 29 

12 Noon - 1:30 PM

Welcome to the Library's Annual Family Festival. Attractions include a video game bus, balloon animals, face painting, Ruel's Reps, a craft fair, and more. You must be registered for the Summer Reading Program in order
to attend.

Read to the Dog!
Monday, July 1

11:00 AM-12 Noon
Tuesday, July 2
12 Noon-1:00 P.M.
Join us for a group read with our visiting therapy dog. If time allows there will be individual meet and greet/reading sessions.



Drop-in Family Craft
Wednesday, July 3
12 Noon-2:00PM

Need a break from holiday running? Stop in anytime between 12 Noon and 2:00 P.M.
to make a Fourth of July craft with your little one!

Superhero Family Movie Night!
Wed., July 3
Starts at 6:00PM

Calling all superheroes!
Head to the Library for a special showing of
The Incredibles 2.
If you dress in your best superhero garb, you will be entered to win a prize.

Lego Building Family Style
Saturday, July 6
11:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Join us for an open play session with all of the family, creating buildings and creatures with Lego blocks.
All supplies are provided, there is no fee for this program.
Are you traveling
this summer?

Try our playaway and CD audio books to make the miles fly by. If you don't see something in our collection, we can always put a hold on your choice!
Pre-K and Up

Storytime

Tues., June 11
Tues., June 18
Tues,. June 25
Tuesday., July 2
Tuesday., July 9

10:15 AM–11 AM

Enjoy the mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. Parents and guardians can bring their 6-months to 5-year-old children.

Evening Storytime 
Tues., June 11
Tues., June 25
Tues., July 9

6:15 PM-7:00 PM
Come during an early evening program to enjoy the mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. Parents and guardians
can bring their 6-months to 5-year-old children. PJ's encouraged.

Father's Day Craft
Sat., June 15
  Pre-K to 3rd Gr.

10:30AM-11:30AM
Work on a craft that is a suitable gift for Dad on his special day. All supplies are provided, there is no cost for this program.

Imagination Station
Monday, June 17
Monday, June 24
Monday, July 8
Pre-K to 2nd Gr.
11AM - 12 Noon

Grab your costumes and get ready to play! This is a story, craft, and dress-up program that encourages the growth and creativity of ages pre-K through 2nd grade. 
The Library will be closed on
Monday, May 27
Memorial Day
and
Thursday, July 4
Independence Day
Summer Reading Registration runs through Saturday,June 29. 
Reading logs are due Friday,July 12 by 5:00 P.M.
Day Trip Pack can be picked up on Monday July 15,
Raffle Basket drawing will be held Monday July 15.