Heyworth Public Library District

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Weekly Newsletter ~ April 3, 2013

Congratulations to Patti Deavers, Wendy Corbly, Caroline Corbly, Jake Swaim, Grace Braden, and Sierra Stengel! They participated in Winter Read 2013: READ UNDERCOVER and their names were drawn to receive a Heyworth Public Library mug.  This was a fun winter program!  We would like to thank all those who participated with our game sheets and reading logs.  We look forward to next year’s Winter Read 2014!

Are your ready for spring?  Come to the library to learn about Growing and Cooking Herbs, Monday, April 29 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm in the Community Room.  Programming is provided by the University of IL Extension Office. Sign-up in the library or call to let us know you are coming so we can plan supplies.

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 4/4 (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:

Skyfall and Wreck-It Ralph 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 Blue-Ribbon Jalapeno Society Jubilee by Carolyn Brown; Three Sisters by Susan Mallery; Fever by Mary Beth Keane; Vampires in the Lemon Grove by Karen Russell; Gotcha! By Fern Michaels; Food in Jars by Marisa McClellan; The Accursed by Joyce Carol Oates; The Andalucian Friend by Alexander Soderberg; The Dark Legacy of Shannara: Bloodfire Quest by Terry Brooks; Family Pictures by Jane Green; Lean In: Women, Work, and The Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg

Young Adult: Panic by Sharon M. Draper; Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion.

Children: The Cupcake Club:  Winner Bakes All by Sheryl Berk and Carrie Berk; Sneaky Art by Marthe Jocelyn.


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