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If you enjoy Heyworth history, stop in the library for a treat from JoAnn Nowlin. Currently on display in both our front and memorial cases is a collection of Heyworth memorabilia Ms. Nowlin has been collecting for a number of years. Her father, Andy Lush, was the owner of the Andy’s Tavern in the 1950’s. The building is no longer around. Currently J’s Dance Studio is standing in tavern’s former location.
Ms. Nowlin wanted to collect Andy’s Tavern memorabilia. Her father had given out ashtrays around Christmas each year and had match books available all year. As she attended auctions and estate sales, she would find interesting pieces of Heyworth history that didn’t represent her father’s business, but she found these other facets of our town’s history equally interesting. She is still searching for an ashtray or match book from Andy’s Tavern and continues to keep her eye out for a memento of her family’s history. Her collection of Heyworth history has grown and we are very happy she has chosen to share this collection with our community through February 14.
The Winter READ is here! Read Undercover from February 1 through March 31 to be in a drawing for an exclusive Heyworth Public Library mug! On February 1, adults can get a Read Undercover game sheet. There are different genres and types of library material listed on the sheet in rows of four. You choose if you want to select books and materials from the game sheet across, up or down, diagonally, or all 4 corners. Record the four titles on your game sheet and turn it in to be in the drawing. Children, kindergarten through fifth grade, can use a Read Undercover reading log, and for every four books read, they will be entered in our drawing for an exclusive Heyworth Library mug as well.
Thursday Evening Storytime will be resuming on February 7th at 6:15 pm. We will only have one story time for all ages. The story focus and activities will be designed for Preschool – 1st grade. All younger and older siblings are most welcome to come and participate. We will be calling this story time Family Story Time. Plan to join us each Thursday evening through April.
LEGO Time! 1/22 @ 3:20pm; fourth Tuesday of each 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.
The Scrapbooking Hour(s) 1/29 (Tue) @ 5 pm to 8 pm; 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.
Friday Afterschool Movies Every Friday @ 3:20pm
The Society for Creative Destruction 2/2 (Sat) @ 10:30am; Every first Saturday. Come join us as we explore the art of a different kind of journaling. We will be inspired by author Keri Smith’s work. She has created a series called, Wreak This Journal, offering a fun way to express yourself with art and writing. Bring a cheap blank composition journal; we will have a few for those who need one.
eBook INFO Night at Heyworth Public Library 2/5 (Tue) @ 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.
Family Story Time 2/7 (Thur)@ 6:15pm; Join us at the library each Thursday evening for a family story time. Our story and activities will be geared for Pre-K – 1st grade, but all of the family is encouraged to join us for an enjoyable 45 mins. of Family FUN!
Local History/Genealogy at the Heyworth Public Library 2/8 (Fri)@ 10:30am; We will resume our monthly meetings to begin another year of gathering information about the people/places/events of Randolph Township. We have begun an oral histories project to highlight our longtime citizens and preserve our history through recorded interviews. We will also be working with Dennis Powell, the Sexton in charge of Randolph Cemeteries, and begin a project to transfer the records to an electronic media for genealogist to more easily look up records. Whether you are a native of Randolph Twp. or a history buff you are invited to help further our resources, and document our shared history.
Couponing 101 2/11 (Mon) @ 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.
Upcoming Holiday Closings:
February 18 (Monday) President’s Day
New Material on shelves:
DVD Movie titles:
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days and Premium Rush 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.
Adult: Skinny Comfort Foods by David Zinczenko; Wheat Belly Cookbook by William Davis, M.D.; Disclosure by Lisa Jackson; Home by Toni Morrison; How to Retire the Cheapskate Way by Jeff Yeager; The Bubble Gum Thief by Jeff Miller; The Lesson by Suzanne Woods Fisher; The Husband List by Janet Evanovich; Kinsey and Me by Sue Grafton; Collateral Damage by Stuart Woods.
Young Adult: The Rise of Nine by Pittacus Lore; Crash by Lisa McMann; Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers; Revolution 19 by Greg Rosenblum.
Children: Justine and the Bully by Tony and Lauren Dungy; Star Wars, Masters of the Force by Jon Richards; Goddess Girls: Pandora the Curious by Joan Holub; Guiness World Records 2013: Gamer’s Edition; True Legend by Mike Lupica; The Second Life of Abigail Walker by Frances O’Rourk Dowell; Nobody’s Perfect. I’m as close as it gets. By Jim Benton; Under Wildwood by Colin Meloy; Jump into the Sky by Shelley Pearsall; Hideout by Gordon Korman; My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher; Star Wolf (Wolves of the Beyond) by Kathryn Lasky.