The Friendly Library
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Limestone Township Library District                Fall 2022


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.

Please register for programs ahead of time
by stopping in at the front desk,
calling the library at 815-939-1696,
messaging us on Facebook or Instagram,
or emailing us at

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month
Make sure your card is up-to-date
Encourage others to get a library card

Friends of the Limestone Township Library
Thursday, November 3
6:30 P.M.

Looking for ways to help the library by volunteering?
Come to the next Friends of the Library meeting 
as they plan various ways to volunteer and assist the library.

Membership is free.
Adult Book Club
Tuesday, September 13
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
Dopesick by Beth Macy.
Upcoming book selections include:
   October 11: Hidden Figures by                 Margot Lee Shetterly,               a KALA One Book One Community Program
November 8: Girl In Disguise by Greer Macallister
Writer's Group
Tuesday, September 27
at 6:30 P.M. 
We plan to edit and critique each other's work, becoming better writers in the process. When you sign up, please include your email address so we can send your writing piece to other members to critique ahead of time. 
Next meeting: October 25


DIY Lava Lamps
Saturday, October 1
 at 1:00 P.M.  

Discover how to make your own Lava Lamp using a wine bottle, oil, and a coloring agent.
This program is for kids in
2nd Grade and up.
Young Adult Drop-In Movie Night
Thursday, October 13
5:30 P.M.
Come to the library to watch The HateYou Give, based on the book of the same title by Angie Thomas.
Short discussion period to follow as wanted.
This is a KALA One Book
One Community program.
Fall Leaf Lanterns
Adult Craft Night 
Monday, October 24
6:30 P.M.  

We will utilize Mason Jars and silky fall leaves to make
a lantern to brighten any
table top decor
Starting on Wednesday, September 7, we will meet at 10:15 A.M. in person with Mr. William to read an exciting picture book or two and work on a craft to help preschoolers discover the joy of reading!
George, our giant stuffed monkey, will also attend for children who want to practice their reading skills by reading to George!
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
        YA Open          Game Night
Ping Pong/Board Games
Tuesday, September 20
6:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.

Pop in to play an arousing game of Ping Pong or discover some of our other games, including Cards Against Humanity - Family Style.
Next Open Night: October 18 
Science with Ms. Faith and Ms. Holly
Monday, September 26
6:00 P.M.

Our intrepid staff members will demonstrate a science experiment using items you have at home.
This program is for kids in
1st through 5th grade.

Next Demonstration: October 17
Paper Pumpkins
Adult Craft Night 
Monday, October 3
at 6:30 P.M.  

Spend Monday night at the library with family and/or friends while creating these adorable paper pumpkins. 
Fairy House Planters
YA Craft Night 
        Tuesday, October 4           at 6:00 P.M.
Bring some friends to make a collection of Fairy House Planters using a terra cotta planter, stones, sand, and other material to create some magic.
  We are closed on    Monday, October 10
in observance of Indigenous Peoples Day
Fall Fest
Saturday, October 22
12:00 Noon  - 2:00 P.M.

Join us for a fun time featuring yard games, trunk-or-treat, a scavenger hunt, a haunted school house, and more! Halloween Costumes encouraged!
See a program you
would like to join?
Sign up by calling us
at 815-939-1696,
message us on Facebook or Instagram,
or email us at