Heyworth Public Library District

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Weekly Newsletter ~ March 27, 2013

Have you been READING UNDERCOVER this winter?  All Winter Read: Reading Undercover games sheets and children’s reading logs need to be turned in by this Saturday, March 30, to be in the drawing for the CUP.  Or should we say six library mugs are ready to be given away.  There is still time to check out a magazine, cake pan, or movie to fill in those game sheets!  Join the fun at your Heyworth Public Library.

The Heyworth Public Library is looking for the following things to get ready for our Summer Reading program – Have Book – Will Travel!:

  • Maps – faded, old or new, local, state, foreign…any are welcome. (You will not get them back.)
  • Old suit cases – leather bound or imitation – (For decoration – you will get them back!)
  • Route 66 Signage – (For decoration – you will get them back!)

Upcoming Programs:

Friday Afterschool Movies  Every Friday @ 3:20pm

Family Story Time 3/28 (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 min. of Family FUN!

The Society for Creative Destruction 4/6 (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, Wreck 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.

Couponing 101 4/8 (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  4/22 @ 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.

BLOCK Party: LEGO Time!  4/23 (Tue) @ 3:20pm; fourth Tuesday of each month. Join us as we enjoy being creative and build our imaginations.

The Scrapbooking Hour(s) 4/30 (Tue) @ 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.

Local History/Genealogy at the Heyworth Public Library 4/12 (Fri)@ 10:30am; We will resume our monthly meetings to begin another year of gathering information about the people/places/events of Randolph Township.  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.

Growing and Cooking with Herbs 4/29 (Mon) @ 6:30pm; We will be hosting the Univ. of IL Extension Office as they provide a program on Growing and Cooking Culinary Herbs.  Sign-up at the front desk in the library or call to let us know you are coming, so we can plan supplies.

New Material on shelves:

DVD Movie titles:

Silent Hill and Anna Karenina 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: The Silence of Winter by Wanda E. Brunstetter; Lucky Peach: Quarterly Journal of Food and Writing, Winter 2013; The Accursed by Joyce Carol Oats; The Icecutter’s Daughter by Tracie Peterson;  Goodbye to Yesterday by Wanda E. Brunstetter; The Chance by Karen Kingsbury; Breaking Point by C.J. Box;  Red Country by Joe Abercrombie; The Striker by Clive Cussler; The Patron Saint of Lost Dogs by Nick Trout; Only the Innocent by Rachel Abbott; Toughness (Developing True Strength On and Off the Court) by Jay Bilas; Into the Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes; Ghost Man by Roger Hobbs; It Takes Balls by Josh Wolf; You and I, Me & You by Mary Janice Davidson.

Young Adult: Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Devices Series) by Cassandra Clare; Mila 2.0 by Debra Driza.

Children: Tallulah’s Toe Shoes by Marilyn Singer; Garfield Sings for His Supper by Jim Davis; Middle School: My Brother is a Big, Fat Liar by James Patterson.


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