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Weekly Newsletter ~ December 18, 2013

Happy Holidays from your Heyworth Public Library!  Classes will be offered on how to access our free eBooks and downloadable Audiobooks through Overdrive in January and February.  Do you have an ereader or tablet that you would like to use with our free eBooks and downloadable Audiobooks?  Get your Heyworth Public Library card today.

We also offer free downloadable music that you keep forever through our FREEGAL database.  Heyworth Library card holders get 3 songs per week free from the whole Sony music collection.  That is over 10 million songs strong!

Upcoming Programs:

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

December 23: No book club

January 27: A Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood.

February 24:  Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight.

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.

Friday After School Movies, each Friday at 3:20 pm

Will continue on Friday January 10th.

LEGO Block Party, after-school program, First Tuesdays at 3:45 p.m.

Jan. 7:  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.

Jan 21:  Join us as we explore the art of another type of journaling, snacks provided.  Sign up is needed to have supplies ready.

Local History Club, fourth Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

Dec. 27:  All interested in preserving Randolph Township history are welcome to attend in the library’s Community Room.

DVD Movie titles out this week:

Planes; Dear Dumb Diary, and SILK: series one 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 Releases:

Hunted by Karen Robards; Innocence by Dean Koontz; Murder As A Second Language by Joan Hess; Newtown: An American Tragedy by Matthew Lysiak; and The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism by Doris Kearn Goodwin.

December Closures:

Tue, 12/24 closed for Christmas Eve

Wed, 12/25 closed for Christmas Day

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