Heyworth Public Library District

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Weekly Newsletter ~ October 10, 2013

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Outreach will be available at the Heyworth Library on Monday, November 11.  The library will be open on Veteran’s day regular hours.  LIHEAP representatives will be in the Community Room to assist anyone that would like to apply for this assistance from noon through 4 p.m.  Any questions regarding this program can be asked through Mid Central Community Action at 309-829-0691.

Did you know that your Heyworth Library…

  • Collects BoxTops for Heyworth Grade School
  • Collects gently used Heyworth Hornet gear for HOPE resale
  • Collects Coca-Cola product caps for points to earn prizes
  • Accepts HP printer cartridges to recycle back to manufacturer
  • Offers faxing services (faxes can be received as well)
  • Offers free use of cake pans for 7 days (over 80 styles)
  • Has free WiFi
  • Offers free use of Accucut Machine (we have 2 alphabet sizes and many shapes)


Looking for tweens and teens to join us:

The Society for Creative Destruction on Tuesday, October 15 at 3:45 p.m. after school.

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.  Pizza provided, please sign up to attend.


Mark your calendars:

Halloween Trick or Treat at the Library, 5 p.m. – 7:45 p.m., Thursday October 31.

Upcoming Programs:

Monday Evening Book Club, 6:30 p.m.

October 28:  The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes.  Stop by and get your copy today.  Large print and audiobook versions available as well.

November 25:  Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

December 23: No book club

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 Thurs evening at 6:15 p.m.

The FUN BEGINS on Sept. 12 through Oct. 24.

The program is designed for families of pre-k – 1st grade, but the whole family is encouraged to join us for 45 min. of fun.  No sign up – just show up.

Friday After School Movies, each Friday at 3:20 pm (Sept 13 – May 16)

Each Friday join us after school 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.

Nov 5:  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.

Oct. 15:  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.

DVD Movie titles out this week:

Duck Dynasty Season 3, MUD, and Veggie Tales: The Stinky Cheese Battle 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.

NEW BOOKS out on the shelves this week:

Audio Book:  The Night is Forever by Heather Graham.

Adult:  Mortal Bonds by Michael Sears; My Notorious Life by Kate Manning; Silencing Eve by Iris Johansen; Gone by James Patterson; Blowback by Valerie Plame; The Stranger You Know by Andrea Kane; Gilt Trip by Laura Childs.

Young Adult:  Atlantis Rising by T. A. Barron.

Children:    Sky Jumpers by Peggy Eddleman; The Golden Statue Plot by Geronimo Stilton; Pinocula by Obert Skye.



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