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October 2019


Limestone Township Library District



2701 W. Tower Road, Kankakee, IL

Fall into a whirlwind of fun activities and presenters at the library.

Please register for any programs
one day prior to the event.

Call us if you have any questions
at 815-939-1696.
              October 1, October 8,  October 15,                 October 22, October 29
10:15 AM—11:00 AM
 Enjoy the mix of crafts, stories, and music to help young children develop a love for reading. This program is for children 6-months to 5-year-old with their parents and/or guardians.
Drop-in Halloween Craft
Saturday, October 5
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Have fun creating a mix of Halloween crafts to get you in the holiday spirit.
We have Jack-O-Lanterns, spiders, ghosts,
and some Halloween treats.

Adult Book Club 
Tuesday, October 8
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Join us for lively conversation as we discuss
 Rise of the Rocket Girls by Nathalia Holt,
a story about the beginnings of NASA.
Books are available for pick up at the Front Desk. This is a One Book One Community event.
Women in NASA with James Knapper
Thursday, October 10
All Ages
6:30 P.M.
Since NASA was founded over 60 years ago, women have played vital roles in the agency’s many accomplishments.  Join NASA Solar System Ambassador James Joel Knapper as he highlights several of the women who have been a part of NASA past, present and future. This is a One Book
One Community event.

Do you like ebooks?

Have you discovered Libby?
It is an app you can download to your phone and other devices that allows you to check out ebooks
with your library card.
Ask the library staff for more information!
Putting the Garden to Bed
Wednesday, October 16
YA and Adults
6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Master Gardeners from the University of Illinois Extension Office will discuss the work that is needed to be done at the end of the growing season for
your garden to prepare for winter and
make it thrive the following year.
Adult Craft Night
Monday, October 21 
6:30-7:30 PM
Join us for the return of Adult Craft Night.
We’ll be making Mason jar lanterns
and enjoying fall refreshments.
Listen to your favorite authors on a Playaway, a pre-loaded MP3 player. Usable with headphones or
your car's bluetooth program. 

Fall Festival
Saturday, October 26
12;00 Noon-1:30 PM

Spend the afternoon with us at our
Annual Fall Festival.
There will be games and a scavenger hunt.
Stop at our Trunk-or-Treat line!
Friends of the Limestone Township Library Book sale is Coming!
Starting Monday, October 28th
through November 9th.
Find old favorites and new treasures.

Did you see something you liked?
Register by calling the Library
at 815-939-1696.

The Library will be closed on
Monday, October 14, 2019
in observance of Columbus Day.
We will re-open on
Tuesday, October 15 at 10:00 A.M.

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