Newsletter



Limestone Township Library             Vol. 17; Issue 1


 

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.


All programs require registration before attending.
Register by calling the Library at 815-939-1696
or stopping in at the Front Desk.

Adult Programming

 
Adult Book Club 
January 9, 2015
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Join us as we discuss Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf, a novel that follows an older couple working through loneliness in their golden years. Books are available for pick up at the Front Desk.Other selections are:
February - The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
March - The Rainbow Comes and Goes by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt


 
YA/Adult Craft Night
Tuesday, January 17
 6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Get out for a night of Crafting as we create a candle holder. All supplies are included and there is no fee. This program is for Young Adults (7th grade and older) and adults. More Craft nights will be held on February 7 and
March 7.
 
Coloring for Adults
Monday, February 6

6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Come for an evening of coloring and relaxation as you create beautiful pictures. Bring your own coloring book and medium (colored pencils, markers, or crayons), or use our colored pencils and coloring pages. This class will also meet onMarch 6.

 


Youth Programs
 
Lego Building
Kindergarten and up

Sat., January 7, and January 21
February 4, and February 18
1:00P.M. - 2:00P.M.

Our Lego building blocks and your creativity can only add up to lots of fun at the library. 
Join us and other Lego enthusiasts for an afternoon of building fun.

Movie Day!
For All Ages
Mon., February 20
Wed. March 29
1:00 P.M.

School is out!
So spend your day at the Library with friends watching a fun movie, eating popcorn and drinking lemonade.


 

We are closed on Monday,
January 16
for Martin Luther King Jr Day.
We will
re-open on
Tuesday,
January 17
at 10:00 A.M.


Family
Fun-a-thon 
Look for us at the Annual Family
Fun-a-Thon at
Olivet Nazarene University on     Sunday,
February 12
 
from
1:00 P.M.-4:00 P.M.

Coming Soon
The finale for the Limestone Middle School Scrabble Tournament will be held at the Limestone Township Library District.
The exact date will be announced later.
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Pre-School through Kindergarten
Storytime
6-months to 5-year-old
Tuesdays
January 3, 20,
17, & 31
February 7, 14, & 28
10:00A.M.-11:00A.M.

Every Tuesday we meet at 10:00 A.M. for Storytime,
a 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.

Storytime at Night
6-months to 5-year-old
Thursdays
January 5 &
January 26,
February 2 &
February 23

6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M. 
Come for Storytime in your P.J.'s. 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.

  
Tiny Explorers    
  6 months to 5-years-old
Tues., January 24    and February 21
        10:00 A.M           
Playing at a number of stations, children will learn fine motor skills with the help of manipulative toys. These activities are meant for children from ages 6 months to 5-years-old.

 


Learn about our New  
E-Resources 

Mondays
January 9 & 23, 

10:00A.M.-11:00A.M.
Learn how to use Library E-Resources on your tablet so you can download books and magazines from our various online sources.
If you cannot make the class times,
call to set up a
15-minute session
with a
staff member.

 
Did you know you can scan a document to your email or send a fax from the Library? Ask about our
various services! 


Discover our new book clubs for children and young adults
 
Monarch Book Club 
1st -3rd graders
Monday, January 9
Monday, February 6
6:30P.M.-7:30P.M.
A book club for 1st -3rd graders, each month there will be a Monarch Award winning book reading time followed by a crafting time.

Caudill Award
Book Club
4th-7th Grades
Mon., January 30
Mon., February 27
6:30P.M.-7:30P.M.
Kid in 4th-7th Grade get to meet each month to discuss a Caudill Award winning book from the past year. Books are available for pick-up ahead of time at the
Front Desk.
January's selection is The Paper Cowboy 
by Kristin Levine.  
February's is Echoby Pam Munoz Ryan

Teen Book Club
9th - 12th grades
Tues., January 31
Tues., February 28
6:30P.M.-7:30P.M.
Read and discuss Y.A. novels for young adults in 9th - 12th grades. Books are available at the Front Desk. January'sselection is The Runaway by Wendelin Van Draanen.
February's is
When She Woke by Hillary Jordan

See something you would like to attend?
 Call the Library at
815-939-1696
to sign up.