The Friendly Library
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Limestone Township Library District                Fall 2021


2701 W. Tower Road, Kankakee          815-939-1696

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.

The library requires all visitors ages 2 and older to
 wear a mask while in the library building.
Visitors can be in the building for two hours.
Senior/Immuno-Compromised hour
is 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M. every day.

Please register ahead of time for all programs.
Call us at 815-939-1696 if you have any questions! 


Chess Club
Starting on September 2

6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M. on the Patio
Come for an evening 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.
Other dates:

October 7, October 21, December 2 December 16
September 18, November 13, November 27
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.
Upcoming book selections include:
October 12: Dragon Teeth by Michael Critchon
November 9: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
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
Other Dates:
October 13
November 10
December 8
Succulents 101
Wednesday, September 15
6:00 P.M.

Learn the basics of growing succulents with Holly Froning, Master Gardener Instructor at      The University of Illinois     Extension Office.
Cooking with the Season
with Austin

Monday, September 27
6:00 P.M. on Facebook

Join Austin as he shares a tasty recipe using seasonal ingredients.
Other Dates:
October 18
November 22
December 27
Banned Books Tasting
Thursday, September 30
6:00 P.M. 
Teens and Adults

Banned Books Week is
September 26 through October 2. Join us as we discuss various books that have been banned or challenged AND the reasons why. 
Fall Festival
Saturday, October 23
11:00 - 1:30 P.M.

Bring the whole family to
our Annual Fall Festival
as we celebrate everything we love about the autumn season!
Build Your Own Spaceship
Thursday, October 28
6:00 P.M. 
                 For children in               1st through 5th Grade

Use crafting materials to make a spaceship like non other!
National Gaming
Day Celebration

Thursday, November 11
6:00 P.M.

Family Event
Have fun at the library playing a variety of board games!
Virtual Charcuterie Board Class
Wednesday, November 24
11:00 A.M. on Facebook

You agreed to make a Charcuterie board for the gathering but you don't know how to do it!
Learn how in this virtual class with Austin on Facebook.
Christmas Cookie Baking
Wednesday, December 22
6:00 P.M. 
Family Event

There is no better smell than Christmas Cookies in the oven. Help us make a mess of cookies and decorate them, too.
Game Night
Thursday, December 30
6:00 P.M. 

Come to the library for Game Night. Try one of ours or bring one of yours to share for the night!
We are closed on
Monday, September 6
in observance of Labor Day
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.
Other dates:
Sept. 14, Sept. 21, Sept. 28
October 5, October 12,
October 19, October 26,
November 2, November 9, November 16,
November 23,  December 7
 December 14, December 21, December 28
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

Adult Craft Night
Thursday, September 16
6:00 P.M.

Get out of the house and join us for a fun night of creating.
Other Dates:
October 11
November 15
December 20
Writer's Group
Tuesday, September 28
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.

We are starting a new group for writers. We plan to edit and critique each other's work, becoming better writers in the process.
Other Dates:
October 26
November 23
December 28
National Coffee Day Celebration
Wednsday, September 29
10:15 A.M. 

We celebrate coffee and have an expert on hand to show the variety of ways to make a good cup.
Fire Extinguisher Chemistry
Wednesday, October 20
6:00 P.M. 

Discover how a fire extinguisher works and why you need different types of fire extinguishers!
This program is for the whole family.
Draw a Haunted House
Wednesday, October 27
6:00 P.M. 

For children in 1st through
5th Grade.

Learn how to draw a haunted house that could match your own imaginings. 
Outdoor Movie Night!
Friday, October 29
6:00 P.M. 

The whole family can enjoy the cool night air as we watch a movie
on the grounds of the library. 
Introduction to Cyber Security
Thursday, November 18
6:00 P.M. 

Learn how to make sure that when you use the World Wide Web for shopping or other activities, that you are being as safe as possible. 
Evening With Santa
Monday, December 6
6:00 P.M. 
Pre-k through 3rd Grade

It's our favorite night of the year when the Jolly Ol Elf himself
comes for a visit.
Listen to Santa read
"T'was the Night Before Christmas" and have a special one-on-one meeting with him. 
Space is limited, so sign up early.
Christmas Movie Night
Thursday, December 23
6:00 P.M. 

Family Event
Join us for an evening watching a favorite Christmas Movie!
Popcorn and drinks will be served as we show a classic on the big screen.
See a program
you would like to join?
Give us a call and
register right away!
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