Heyworth Public Library

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Weekly Newsletter ~ January 16, 2014

The WINTER READ 2014:  Stay Classy with the Classics is just around the corner.  We will offer reading for prizes for all ages during the months of February and March.  Stop in and see our list of prizes as we gear up for WINTER READ.  Our Thursday evening children’s story time will also begin again during these months from 6:15 pm to 7 pm!

During the month of February we will be hosting a “Blind Date with a Book” event all month.  We will select award winning, highly recommended favorite reads and wrap them in paper.  Patrons can then choose to select a random book to check out and read.  We aren’t arranging marriages, and not a dime has to be spent!  Just give a new book a try – you never know which new favorite author or genre you might fall in love with.

A new year and new digital toys may have been gifted to you this holiday season.  If your digital device uses apps from the Google Play or iTunes stores it will also work with our library apps.  Visit our website at heyworthlibrary.com for tutorial help sheets with the various ereaders using Overdrive, or call to schedule a face to face tutorial (473-2313) on using the library’s apps.

Upcoming Programs:

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

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

February 24:  Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight.

March 24:  Allegiant by Veronica Roth

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

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

Feb. 4:  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.

DVD Movie titles out this week:

Prisoners, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, and Despicable Me 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.

New Releases:  Mrs. Lincoln’s Rival by Jennifer Chiaverini; Polaris Protocol by Brad Taylor; First Love by James Patterson; French Women Don’t Get Facelifts by Mireille Guiliano; Hazardous Duty by W.E.B. Griffin; Extreme Bricks (LEGOS) by Sarah Herman; ZOM-B Gladiator by Darren Shan; Pagan Lord by Bernard Cornwell; and High Time for Heroes by Mary Pope Osborne.

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