Heyworth Public Library District

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Weekly Newsletter ~ April 17, 2013

Heyworth Public Library is committed to providing the latest adult, teen, and children’s materials for our community.  Last year we expanded that to include downloadable ebook and audiobooks through Overdrive and we now want to welcome our community to Freegal – free downloadable mp3 music files. As we continue to expand our digital offerings:  We truly are so much LARGER than our walls! Do you live in Randolph Township or the North-West quadrant of Downs Township?  Get your Free Heyworth Library card today!

Freegal Music is an online database that provides access to songs from Sony Music. The music files are DRM-free and do not expire, and they are compatible with PCs, Macs, iPods, iPads and other MP3-compatible devices. Heyworth Public Library cardholders are eligible for three MP3 downloads per week. A Library card number and PIN are necessary to access and download songs.


  • Millions of songs from ten thousand labels including the labels of Sony Music Entertainment.
  • Tens-of-thousands of popular artists in hundreds of musical genres.
  • Easy-to-use website interface with no software to install.
  • DRM-FREE, Mp3 files that can be played on ANY device .
  • Simultaneous access to all music for all patrons- NO WAITING!

To view, browse, and download music from Freegal, go to www.heyworthlibrary.com.  Click on the Freegal logo to access the login website.  Enter your Heyworth Library Card barcode and PIN and begin your music selection.

Do you operate a device that uses apps?  Freegal also offers a free app; and don’t forget to try Overdrive Media Console and Bookmyne apps.  All apps are available for free download, and work with your Heyworth Library card barcode and PIN.  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.

Don’t forget to sign up for our Growing and Cooking with Herbs program set for Monday, April 29, see program information below.

Upcoming Programs:

Friday Afterschool Movies  Every Friday @ 3:20pm

Family Story Time 4/18 (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.

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:

Rise of the Guardians and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn part 2 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: Daddy’s Gone a Hunting by Mary Higgins Clark.

Adult: Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight; Life After Life by Jill McCorkle; No Way Back by Andrew Gross;  Tapestry of Fortunes by Elizabeth Berg; Don’t Go by Lisa Scottoline; The Tides of Memory by Tilly Bagshawe.

Young Adult: Zom-B Underground by Darren Shan; This is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer E. Smith; Cinder by Marissa Meyer.

Children: Scaredy Squirrel by Melanie Watt; Katie’s New Recipe by Coco Simon; Twilight Sparkle and the Crystal Heart Spell by G.M. Berrow; Mia Sets the Stage by Robin Farley; Heroes in Training by Joan Holub;  Little Raccoon Learns to Share by Mary Packard; Garfield by Jim Davis; Hug a Bull by Aaron Zenz;  Making Your Point: Creating Powerful Presentations by Ann Truesdell; Know What to Ask:  Forming Great Research Questions by Kristin Fontichiaro; The Dog That Pitched a No Hitter b Matt Christopher.


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