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Weekly Newsletter ~ May 1, 2013

Have Book – Will Travel is Heyworth Public Library’s summer reading theme for summer 2013.  The theme is sponsored by iRead and the Illinois Library Association.

Our summer programs will kick off June 11 to start our Tuesday morning Family Reading Story Times, each Tuesday at 10:30 am through July 30th.  Thursday mornings we will once again feature many arts and creativity programs for differing ages at 10:30 am; June 13 through July 25.  On Thursday evenings our regular evening Family Story Time will offer a six week-long series at 6:15pm to enjoy summer activities.  We will once again offer a morning movie series each Friday at 10:30 am; June 7 through July 26th.  Our teen programs will be offered on Saturday mornings at 10:30 am.  Watch for more details to come!

Don’t forget to give Overdrive, Freegal, and Bookmyne a try!  See our website at heyworthlibrary.com for more information.

Thank you to the family and friends of Lorraine “Peanuts” Daughty and Clint Ferguson, Jr. for the memorial gifts given in their names. These gifts help the library extend the services and offerings to our community and are very much appreciated.

Next time you are in the library come view the memorial case showcasing a collection of lucky elephants on display by Kathy Stengel.  She learned that elephant statues with their trunks in an upward position were considered lucky and decided to only collect lucky elephants. These beautiful, whimsical statues will be on display until May 14.

The General Federated Woman’s Club of Heyworth has on display in the entry foyer of the library a recap in pictures of their previous years’ work. They have earned many awards and honors from within their organization.  Thank you for this display and ALL your hard work making Heyworth a better place to live!

Upcoming Programs:

Friday Afterschool Movies Every Friday @ 3:20pm (Last one to close the school year will be May 24.)

Monday Evening Book Club  6/3 @ 6:30pm; (NOTICE DATE CHANGE FOR MAY due library closure for Memorial Day) The book selection is The Life of Pi by Yann Martel.

4th Monday Evening Book Club 6/24 @ 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.

  • June 6/24: Son of a Witch by Gregory Maguire
  • July 7/22:  Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons by Lorna Landvik
  • Aug 8/26:  Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson

BLOCK Party: LEGO Time!  5/28 (Tue) @ 3:20pm; fourth Tuesday of each month. Join us as we enjoy being creative and build our imaginations.

The Scrapbooking Hour(s) 5/28 (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 through May.  We will take a break for summer, and then continue next Sept!

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:

Life of Pi and Natural Selection 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: Sand Castle Bay by: Sherryl Woods; Wedding Night by: Sophie Kinsella; The Hit by: David Baldacci; Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls by: David Sedaris.

Young Adult: Natural Born Angel by: Scott Speer.

Children: STAR WARS: Clone Wars Vol. 7; Goosebumps: Most Wanted by R.L. Stine; Perfect Game by Fred Bowen;  Kingdom Keepers: Dark Passages by Ridley Pearson;  Girl Politics by Nancy Rue; Dig Those Dinosaurs by Lori Haskins Houran; Scaredy Squirrel Has a Birthday by Melanie Watt; Scaredy Squirrel at the Beach by Melanie Watt; Jasper and Joop: A Perfect Pair by Olivier Dunrea; 43 Old Cemetery Rd.: Hollywood, Dead Ahead by Kate Klise; Tales for Very Picky Eaters by Josh Schneider; Fyre by Angie Sage; Brothers at Bat by Audrey Vernick; One Cool Friend by Toni Buzzeo; Fancy Nancy Fanciest Doll in the Universe by: Jane O’Connor.

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