The Friendly Library
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Limestone Township Library District     December 2018


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.

Registration for programs is required prior to the day of the event.
Evening with Santa
Monday, December 3rd
5:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. & 6:45 P.M. – 7:45 P.M.

Join us for our annual visit with Santa with two separate sessions. There will be a storytime, crafts, and a special time with Santa in the Peterson School house. Pre-registration is required. There is no fee for this program.

Kids in 1st -3rd Grade have their own book club. We will read the award winning or nominated book at our gathering time and have a crafting session.
Christmas Cookies Decorating
Thursday, Dec. 6th
5:30 P.M.  – 6:30 P.M.

Kids in 3rd through 8th Grade are invited to come and decorate Christmas cookies. There is no fee for this program, all supplies are provided.
Homework Cafѐ
Monday, December 10th
Monday, December 17th
3:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

6th Grade - 12th Grade
Come to the Library with your friends to study in the meeting room. Use various resources at the Library for class projects. Library staff will be on hand to give assistance.
DIY Christmas Wreath
Thursday, Dec. 13th
5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.

Adults!!! This is for you! We are going to be making Christmas Wreaths out of Christmas ornaments, pine cones, etc. There is a program fee of $5, but all the materials will be available to you! You do not want to miss this amazing program! Call the library to pre-register as there are only 9 more spots available.
Drop-in Craft Day:
Thursday, December 27
1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Bored after the holiday?
Come into the library to make your very own drop in craft!
There will be many stations set out and available for you to create!
Call to register!
The Library will be closed in observance of these holidays:
December 24th
Tuesday, December 25th
Monday, December 31st
Tuesday, January 1st

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Tuesday, December 4th, December 11th
& December 18th
10:15 A.M. - 11 A.M.
Join us for a time of stories,
crafts, and music geared for
children ages 6 mos to 5 years
 to help develop a love for reading .
Evening Storytime 
Tuesday, Dec. 4th
December 18th

6:15 P.M. –7:00 P.M.

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.
Traveling for the Holidays?
Check out a Playaway book.
You can listen to it with earphones or ear buds. Play it in the car with an Aux cable. Check out our selection in the Audiobooks.
Parent's Day Out
Saturday, Dec. 8th

10:30 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.
Have you ever wanted to go Christmas shopping without your little's seeing their gifts?
Well, here is that opportunity for you! On December 8th from 10:30 A.M.-2:30 P.M. you can bring your children to the library for a small fee of $5 to play games, eat lunch and make their very own Christmas gifts for YOU!
Pre-registration is required. There is a form that must be filled out at the library and turned in for registration! Call today,
there are only 15 spots available!
Snowman Building Contest
Wednesday, Dec. 12th
4:30 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.

Everyone likes to build snowmen, right? Well we are going to have a snowman building contest at the library (if there is snow)! Sign up to come to the library December 12th form 4:30pm-6:30pm to make your very own snowman on the library lawn! There will be warm cocoa served to warm-up after! If there is no snow, the program will consist of a craft and game inside!
Gingerbread House
Saturday, Dec. 15th
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.

 Parents, grab your children and come spend some quality time together making a gingerbread house! This is a free program, all you have to do is show up and enjoy! Take a break from the holiday craziness and have some fun!
See a program you would like to join? Call us at
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