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Family Story Time is back again this fall on Thursday evenings from 6:15 p.m. to 7 p.m. The focus is on preschool age children to come explore, participate in art, and enjoy stories; but the whole family is encouraged to participate in the evening’s activities. Mark your Thursday evenings from September 12 – October 24 and join us for fun times in the library’s Community Room with Family Story Time.
After-school movies will resume for the school year at 3:20 p.m. every Friday the library is open. Join us in the Community Room each week for a movie on our big screen with Bose surround sound. Bring your own snack, drink, and a friend! Due to our licensing agreement we cannot advertise the movies we will be showing, but you can visit the library and find out in advance what the movies will be.
After many requests this summer to purchase our summer reading prize Heyworth Public Library canvas totes – the tote bags ARE available for sale. The quality canvas tote is available for $12.00.
Heyworth Public Library will be taking part in the Big Library Read program. Library card holders will be able to borrow and enjoy eBook and audiobook versions of the Big Library Read book, “Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth” by Jane O’Connor from September 16th through September 30th by visiting alliance.lib.overdrive.com. If you want instruction on how to use Overdrive, bring your device into the library and let our staff help you. Don’t forget to download your free music from Freegal as well. Ask how this service works during your next visit to the library.
Monday Evening Book Club, 6:30 p.m.
September 23: A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole. Stop by and get your copy today. Large print and audiobook versions available as well.
October 28: The Shining Girls, by Lauren Beukes
November 25: Lean In, by Sheryl Sandberg
Would you like start your own book club with a group of friends? We can help with book selection and loan the books you will need for your group. Stop by today and ask for details.
Family Story Time, each Thursday evening at 6:15 p.m.
The FUN BEGINS on September 12 and runs through October 24.
The program is designed for families of pre-k – 1st grade, but the whole family is encouraged to join us for 45 minutes of fun. No sign up – just show up.
Friday After School Movies, each Friday at 3:20 pm (September 13 – May 16)
Each Friday join us afterschool for a movie on our big screen with Bose surround sound in our Community room. Bring a friend, your own snack, and a covered drink for a great way to start your weekend!
LEGO Block Party, after-school program, first Tuesdays at 3:45 p.m.
Oct. 1: Sign up for our monthly Block Party! We have space for 15 children each month to come create, collaborate, and have fun with LEGOs! This is open to first through eighth graders.
The Society for Creative Destruction, after-school program, Third Tuesdays at 3:45 p.m.
Sept. 17: Join us as we explore the art of another type of journaling. Hey summer SCDer’s we hope to see you at our after-school session! If you missed this program during the summer, join us this fall. Sign up is needed to have supplies ready.
Beginning Genealogy Workshop, 6:30 p.m.
Oct. 15: Interested in family history, but don’t know where to start? Fascinated by old documents and photos? Curious about what countries your ancestors came from? Want to learn about a hobby that will enthrall you? All ages are welcome. Sign up is needed to have supplies ready.
Local History Club, fourth Fridays at 10:30 a.m.
Oct. 25: All interested in preserving Randolph Township history are welcome to attend in the library’s Community Room. Maybe you are new to the area and want to learn more, or you’re a seasoned Randolph Township Local History Expert, all are welcome to join us each month as we share and gather information. Sign up encouraged for our first meeting to have enough handouts ready.
Halloween Trick or Treat at the Library, 5 pm – 7:45 pm, Thursday October 31.
DVD Movie titles out this week:
42: The Jackie Robinson Story, Duck Dynasty, Season 2, and The Legend of Korra 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 Cuckoos Calling by J. K. Rowling, published under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith; Blind Justice by Anne Perry; The Darling Dahlias and the Texas Star by Susan Wittig Albert; The Ludwig Conspiracy by Oliver Potzsch; and W is for Wasted by Sue Grafton.
Young Adult: The Lord of Opium by Nancy Farmer.
Children: Binky: License to Scratch by Ashley Spires; Literally Disturbed: Tales to Keep You Up at Night by Ben H. Winters; and One Direction: Where We Are: Our Band, Our Story: 100% Official.