Heyworth Public Library District

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Weekly Newsletter ~ April 10, 2013

Family Story Time will meet for three more evenings 4/11,19,26)  in the month of April!  Join us in the Community room at 6:15 pm for fun songs, crafts, and stories.  During the month of May we will be taking a break to make plans for our summer reading fun.  Family Story Time, the summer edition, will take place June 13 – July 25 at the same time.

Do you operate a device that uses apps?  Don’t forget to try Overdrive Media Console and Bookmyne.  Both are available for free download and work with your Heyworth Library card barcode.  Overdrive provides free eBooks and downloadable audio books and the Bookmyne app lets you manage your Heyworth library account at the touch of a button.  You can renew material and make requests wherever you have internet access, as well as receive messages when your interlibrary loan materials are ready for pick up.  Get your free apps today, and use the Heyworth Library 24/7 wherever you go.  Stop in or visit our website for more information on either of these services.

Thank you to the family and friends of Darrel J. Semple for their generous memorial donations to the Heyworth Library. These gifts will be used to help preserve items in our local history collection. Gifts and memorials are appreciated and provide the library with extra resources for the community that goes beyond the ordinary.

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 4/11 (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!

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; 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 so we can plan supplies.

The Society for Creative Destruction 5/4 (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 5/13 (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.

New Material on shelves:

DVD Movie titles:

Argo and The Perks of Being a Wallflower 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: Raising Cubby by John Elder Robison; The Searchers: The Making of an American Legend by Glenn Frankel; The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat by Edward Kelsey Moore; A Thousand Pardons by Jonathan Dee; Until I Say Good-Bye by Susan Spencer-Wendel; Six Years by Harlan Coben; Rush by Maya Banks; Starting Now by Debbie Macomber;  Tuesday’s GONE by Nicci French; Dark Triumph by Robin LaFevers; The Smart One by Jennifer Close; Sleight of Hand by Phillip Margolin; Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou; The Winnowing Season by Cindy Woodsmall.

Young Adult: The Rising by Kelly Armstrong.

Children: The Cupcake Club:  Winner Bakes All by Sheryl Berk and Carrie Berk; Everyone Can Learn to Ride a Bicycle by Chris Raschka.


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