Heyworth Public Library District

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Weekly Newsletter ~ December 12, 2012

Next time you are in the library look for our Elf on the Shelf  hiding to report back to Santa about all the good boys and girls visiting the Heyworth Public Library.  Our elf has been inspired by the story of the same name written by Carol V. Aebersold and Chanda A. Bell.  Remember to not touch the elf or he will lose his magic! You can visit our Facebook page to view all his hiding spots.  It’s a great story and a great tradition. Stop by to help us name our elf in our “Name the Elf” contest (ends Friday 12/14/12).  All decisions will be judged by the library ladies who have to live with the elf.

Don’t forget to collect Coca-Cola product reward codes to help the library earn summer reading prizes!  Bring them to the library all year long so we can add up the rewards for another great summer of reading.

Upcoming programs:

Stay tuned for Family story times in February 2013!

LEGO Time!  12/18 @ 3:20pm; usually fourth – Tuesday of each month, but due to holidays we are moving this date up for Dec.

NEWLY ADDED: Couponing 101 12/18 @ 6:30pm; Bring your coupons to swap, learn about websites to help make the most of your shopping dollars, and learn how to become a secret shopper.

Canine Reading Buddies Program  Will BEGIN again in January!

Local History and Genealogy Society, Friday, January 11, 2013 @ 10 am in the Community Room.  Our focus will be on Randolph Township, and we are beginning an oral histories project. We will also be working with Dennis Powell, the Sexton in charge of Randolph Cemeteries, and starting a project to transfer the records to electronic media for genealogist to more easily look up records. Whether you are a native of Randolph Township or a history buff, you are invited to help further our resources and document our shared history.

The Scrapbooking Hour(s) 1/29 @ 5pm–8pm; Come and go as you need to, bring your own supplies/snacks, and meet with others who love to scrapbook.  We will meet EVERY last Tuesday of the Month.

Monday Evening Book Club  1/28 @ 6:30pm; The Fourth Monday of the Month; Join us as we read a wide selection of books and discuss what we liked and didn’t like.

Friday Afterschool Movies  Every Friday @ 3:20pm

The Society for Creative Destruction  1/5 @ 10am; Every first Saturday.

eBook INFO Night at Heyworth Public Library 1/7 @ 6:30pm; Would you like to learn how to use your eBook reader, tablet, or smartphone to access the library’s eBooks and audio books?  Join us for an overview of Overdrive.  Please sign up in the library so we know what devices you will be bringing.

Upcoming Holiday Closings:

Dec. 24 & 25 Library Closed for Holiday

Dec. 31 & 1 Library Closed for Holiday

New Material on shelves:

DVD Movie titles:

The Campaign, The Raven, and The Expendables 2 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.

Audiobooks: Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand; Days of Blood & Starlight by Laini Taylor

Adult: Thomas Jefferson, The Art of Power by Jon Meacham; The Last Man by Vince Flynn; The Dead Man’s Wife by Solomon Jones; The Black Box by Michael Connelly; The Buzzard Table by Margaret Maron; Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan; Killing Kennedy by Bill O’Reilly

Young Adult: Avatar, The Last Airbender, The Promise part I by Gene Yang; The Demon King, The Exiled Queen, The Gray Wolf Throne, and The Crimson Crown by Cinda Williams Chima

Children: A Pirate’s Twelve Days of Christmas by Philip Yates; Turkey Clause by Wendi Silvano; The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Lead the Revels There by Catherynne M Valente; Caroline’s Secret Message by Kathleen Ernst (American Girl)

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