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Summer Reading 2020

Limestone Township Library District


2701 W. Tower Road, Kankakee, IL

Join the Library as we move into
the virtual world of
Facebook and Youtube
with fun activities.

Call us if you have any questions
at 815-939-1696.
Contactless Curbside Service by Appointment 
starts Monday June 8, 2020
The schedule for Contactless Curbside Service is as follows:
     Mondays 10 A.M. - 2 P.M.
       Wednesdays 3 P.M. - 7 P.M.
  Fridays 10 A.M. - 2 P.M.
      Saturdays 11 A.M. - 2 P.M.

We will take orders by phone, email, or holds you are able to place on
your Prairie Cat account. We will put the bag of books through
an open window on an available car seat or in the trunk of your car.

Please give Library staff a minimum of twenty-four hours
to fill any order you may make from in-house.
While we are now able to get books from other libraries,
delivery time is much longer than before.

In case you have any questions, please do not hesitate to
call us at 815-939-1696,
email us at,
or message us at Facebook or Instagram.

Art Class with Ellana Turrell
Monday, June 22
12:00 PM
Castle Drawing

Learn how to draw a mighty fortress
step by step on Facebook
Board Games from Around the World
Wednesday, June 24
and Saturday June 27

12:00 PM

Join Austin on Facebook as he shows us
board games played around the world. 

Princess Di - One Woman Musical with Jill Gabrielle
Thursday, June 25 at 6:00 P.M.

Tune in on Facebook as a Ghostly Princess Di comes from Kensington Palace to comment on
all things royal in the present day.

Art Class with Ellana Turrell
Watercolor Flowers

Monday, June 29 at 12:00 PM

Join Ellana as she shows us
how to create flowers with watercolor paints
on Facebook
Air Plant Hanger Craft
Tuesday, June 30
12:00 PM

Join for a fun learning experience on how to make hangers for those easy air plants on Facebook.

Gardening Wednesday
Wednesday, July 1
12:00 PM 

Join Karyn on Facebook to learn how to use a coco liner with a pretty open-air planter to create more decorative spaces in your garden.
             DIY Seed Bombs     
Thursday, July 2 at 12:00 PM

 Learn how to make seed bombs from scratch
and create a different kind of garden
using CreativeBug on Facebook
Watercolor Painting in the Garden
        Friday, July 3 at 6:00 PM
Join us for a painting session in the garden
with watercolors on Facebook.
Art Class: Making Magic Wands
Monday, July 6
12:00 PM 

Use this Creativebug program to learn
how to make your own magic wand!
Crocheted Unicorn!
Tuesday, July 7 at 6 PM

Sit back, relax, and create a fun unicorn to give away or keep at home, using Creativebug as a guide.

Design a Dragon with Ellana Turrell
Wednesday, July 8 at 6 PM

Learn how to draw a dragon, picking and choosing the details you want you dragon to have on Facebook.

Chess Club with Austin
Thursday, July 9 at 5:30 P.M.

Learn how to play chess with Austin teaching
a lesson on manuevers and tactics on
our Facebook page.
Dig Deeper! Summer Reading Finale!
The Great Boodini Star Wars
Magic Show

Saturday, July 11
11:00 AM

Join us on Facebook for wild and wookie fun
with the Great Boodini!
Art Class: Bean Bag Frog
Monday, July 13 at 12:00 P.M.

Learn how to make a cute crocheted frog you can toss around, thanks to Creativebug.
Cookie Cutter Bird Feeder
Monday, July 13 at 3:00 PM

Join us on Facebook to learn how to make a bird feeder using simple ingredients and a cookie cutter.

Birding 101 with Dale Bowman
Tuesday, July 14 at  6:00 PM

Join us on Facebook as Dale Bowman, Outdoors writer for the Chicago Sun-Times, talks about the basics of being a bird watcher.

Cleaning out a Pumpkin with Science
with Mr. Noffke

Wednesday, July 15 at 12:00 PM
Come one, come all to see amazing science techniques that will clean out that pumpkin.
Join us at 12 noon on Facebook!
Chess Club with Austin
Einstein and Oppenheimer Match
Thursday, July 16 at 5:30 PM

Join Austin as he dissects and shows the moves
of a match between
Albert Einstein and Robert Oppenheimer.
Craft - Knitted Robin
Thursday, July 16 at 7:00 P.M.

Using directions from Creativebug,
learn how to knit this adorable robin.
Join us on Facebook at 7:00 PM.
Yarn Bird Craft
Friday, July 17 at 11:00 AM

Create these colorful feathered friends using a pattern from Creativebug on our Facebook page. 
Demonstration with
Our Favorite Pumpkin
with Mr. Noffke
Saturday, July 18 at 12 Noon

Join us for more Science Fun with Mr. Noffke
on Facebook!
Saturday, July 18 at 2:00 P.M.
Grand Prize Drawing

Join us for the drawing of
the Grand Prize Winner on Facebook. There will be prizes for those who are the top readers in their age group.
To qualify for the Drawing, you must have read 500 minutes and logged in your time
on the Beanstack app.
Good Luck Everyone!

The Library will be closed on
Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4
due to the Independence Day holiday.

Curbside service at the Library will resume on Monday, July 6.

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