Heyworth Public Library District

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Weekly Newsletter ~ August 8, 2012

The library is looking ahead to fall and back to school!  More program opportunities are heading your way.  If you have a suggestion for a program or something you would like to learn more about, let us know!

Upcoming Programs:

Parents and Caregivers Morning Out!  August 22, 10 am – 11:30 am; First Day of School…Browse the library and meet other parents and caregivers.  Coffee and lemonade will be provided.

LEGO Time!  Fourth – Tuesdays of each Month; 3:20 pm.  Join us for creative LEGO building sessions with piles of LEGOs and no instructions, just your imagination! 

Canine Reading Buddies Program  Every Second Thursday of the Month at 6 pm, 6:20 pm, and 6:40 pm.  Children can read to our volunteer reading therapy dog for 15 mins.  We have three sessions each evening.  Next visits: Aug 9; Sept. 13; Oct  11…  Sign up today.

Mother Daughter Book Club  Last Saturday of each Month; 11 am; Read a book together and come to the library to discuss it, snacks and crafts are a good possibility too.  Who:  All girls 9- 13 with a female adult.  Our first book will be Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George.  Stop by the library to reserve your copy today, and begin a fun journey with your daughter or grand-daughter.

Monday Evening Book Club  The Fourth Monday of the Month/August 27 @ 6:30 pm; Join us as we read a wide selection of books and discuss what we liked and didn’t like.  Aug 27: Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern; Sept. 24: Divergent by Veronica Roth.  Stop by and reserve your copy.

Friday Afterschool Movies  Every Friday @ 3:20 pm we show a recent movie in our Community Room. Children, babysitters, and family are welcome to bring their own snack and drink, and enjoy a movie on the big screen.

The Society for Creative Destruction  The destruction will being on September 1 and every First Saturday of the Month @ 10am.  For those familiar with Keri Smith’s book Wreak This Journal, you will know exactly what this program is all about.  Bring a blank notebook or journal to the first meeting, and keep bringing it back for more creative fun.  You will need to bring a blank journal or diary…those composition journals work great that can be found for around .25 cents at back to school sales.

Monthly Genealogy and Local History meeting

Wed., August 15 at 10 am.  All are welcome to help preserve Randolph Township history.  Come join us as we organize the historical records, collect materials, and begin an oral history project.  If you have local history or genealogical items to donate please see Alice or Beth. You can view the current title holdings on our website under the Local History and Genealogy link.

See our website for complete information:  heyworthlibrary.com or join our Facebook page.

Did you know your library provides:

  • Free Wi/Fi
  • Faxing service
  • Photocopying service
  • Access to an online catalog 24 hours a day
  • Free downloadable e-Books and audiobooks
  • Free use of a paper die cutting machine with 2 alphabet sizes and other shapes. (bring your own paper)
  • Subscriptions to over 80 magazines for 7 day check out.
  • Collection site for Box tops, Campbell’s Soup labels, and Tyson product points to support the Heyworth grade school.
  • Collection box for gently used Heyworth Hornet clothing being collected by the Heyworth Grade School PTO.


Congratulations to our Teen and Adult Winners, you can find all the winners on our website.  Congratulations to the 86 students that completed reading logs.  They can collect their prizes Aug 6 – Aug 31.

New Material on shelves:

DVD Movie titles:

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows and American Reunion are available this week. Our NEW DVD movies can be loaned for three nights for $1.00. All others are available for 7 nights for $1.00. 

Audio Books:  I, Michael Bennett by James Patterson; The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: The Hidden Gallery by Maryrose Wood; The Princess of Pink Treasury by Victoria Kann.

Adult:  Gold by Chris Cleave; Batmobile: The Complete History by Mark Cotta Vaz; Crowded Grave by Martin Walker; Harry Lipkin Private Eye by Barry Fantoni; I, Michael Bennett by James Patterson; Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln by Stephen Carter; My iPhone by Brad Miser; True Believers by Kurt Andersen; When Hope Blossoms by Kim Vogel Sawyer; Women at the Light by Joanna Brady; Backfire by Catherine Coulter; Cast On, Bind Off by Leslie Ann Bestor; Criminal by Karin Slaughter; Die A Stranger by Steve Hamilton; Hellboxby Bill Pronzini; Good Dream by Donna VanLiere.

Children:  BabyMouse for President by Jennifer Holm; Horrible Harry and The Scarlet Scissors by Suzy Kline; My Friend has Autism by Amanda Do Tourville; Cow Boy by Nate Cosby; Miracle Melts Down by Rosemary Wells; Mittens at School by Lola M. Schaefer; Ms. Beard is Weird by Dan Gutman.


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