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Weekly Newsletter ~ January 30, 2013

Thursday Evening Family Story Time will be resuming on February 7th at 6:15 pm through the month of April.  We will only have one story time for all ages with the story focus and activities for pre-school – 1st grade.  All younger and older siblings are most welcome to come and participate.  Plan to join us each Thursday evening through April.

In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, the Greater Federated Women’s Club of Heyworth is sponsoring a Drawing for Dr. Seuss Books during the month of February at the library. For every book checked out patrons will receive a ticket for the drawing.  On March 1st, we will draw three lucky winners to be awarded Dr. Seuss books.  Thank you to the Federated Women’s Club of Heyworth for helping share and promote the love of reading to our community.

The Winter READ 2013: Read Undercover begins February 1st!  Does winter get you down or inspire you?  Either way, let Heyworth Public Library be your source of great reads to get you through the rest of winter.  Read Undercover from February 1 through March 31 to be entered in a drawing for an exclusive Heyworth Public Library mug!  On Feb. 1 sixth graders – 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 exclusive Heyworth Library mugs as well.

Upcoming Programs:

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.

Monday Evening Book Club  2/25 @ 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.

LEGO Time!  2/26 @ 3:20pm; fourth Tuesday of each month.

The Scrapbooking Hour(s) 2/26 (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.

Upcoming Holiday Closings:

February 18 (Monday) President’s Day

New Material on shelves:

DVD Movie titles:

House At The End Of The Street and To Rome With Love 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:  The Dirty Life by Kristin Kimball; Finale by Becca Fitzpatrick.

Adult:  Fatal Friends, Deadly Neighbors  by Ann Rule; The Damage by Howard Linskey;  Servant’s Hall: A Real Life Upstairs, Downstairs Romance by Margaret Powell;  The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin; Standing in Another Man’s Grave by Ian Rankin; The Fifth Assassin by Brad Meltzer; Habits of the House by Fay Weldon.

Children: The Very Fairy Princess follows Her Heart by Julie Andrews; Love is in the Air by Johathan Fenske; Candy Experiments by Loralee Leaveitt; You Wouldn’t Want to Be an Egyptian Mummy! By David Stewart; Everything Goes by Brian Biggs.

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