Heyworth Public Library District

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Weekly Newsletter ~ April 3, 2014

HISTORY IN OUR OWN BACK YARD!

Have a bit of Heyworth memorabilia that you would like to share?  Interested in learning more about the history of our community?  Want to meet others with similar interests?  You are invited to our first Randolph Township History Symposium at the Heyworth Library on Tuesday, April 29 from 6:00-8:00.  Please bring along ANYTHING that may be related to the history of our area—pictures, artifacts, maps, documents, stories, advertising items, or family materials.  We are hoping to learn and gather information from each other!  Refreshments will be provided. Call the library at 473 2313 to RSVP or if you have any questions.  It will be a fun evening.  Hope to see you there!

Winter is officially over at the Heyworth Public Library.  The Winter Read has concluded with many winners in our drawings.  Thank you to all who participated.  Everyone is a winner who has access to a public library!  Stop by this month in celebration of National Library Week and see all the new books and magazines coming in daily.  We want to again thank the General Federated Women’s Club of Heyworth for their donation of four Dr. Suess books for a drawing this past month in honor of his birthday.  And the winners are:  Casey Scott, If I Ran the Rain Forest; Caleb Zellers, Horton Hears a Who!; Beth Grobauskas, Do You Like Green Eggs and Ham?; Carrie Miller, Oh Say Can You Seed?.  Congratulations and happy reading at your Heyworth Public Library!

Planning is underway for our summer reading program:  PAWS TO READ 2014.  We are gathering ideas and prizes.  If you have a prize you would like to donate to the summer reading program we would gratefully accept them for all ages.

Did you know that your Heyworth Library…

  • Has a book sale in our Community Room every day we are open
  • Has over 83 cake pans available for free checkout
  • Collects BoxTops for Heyworth Grade School
  • Collects Coke Cola bottle caps to earn summer reading prizes
  • Collects coupons for our overseas military families (Troopons)
  • Collects gently worn Hornet clothing and gear for the Heyworth Organization of Parents and Educators (H.O.P.E.)
  • Accepts HP printer cartridges to recycle back to manufacturer
  • Offers faxing services for a fee (faxes can be received as well)
  • Offers 3 free songs per week from Freegal, that you keep forever, from the Sony music collection
    • Use the Freegal App with your library card and PIN.
  • Offers free downloadable eBooks and downloadable audiobooks from Overdrive
    • o   Use the Overdrive App with your library card and PIN.
  • Free Wi-Fi in the library
  • Free use of Accucut Machine (we have 2 alphabet sizes and many shapes)

Upcoming Programs:

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Monday Evening Book Club, fourth Mondays at 6:30 p.m.

  • April 28       Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  • May 19         Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt (3rd Monday – due to holiday)
  • June 23        Where’d You Go Bernadette by Marie Semple

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.

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Friday After School Movies, every Friday at 3:20 p.m.

  • For titles of our movies being shown stop by the library for a flyer.

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

  • May 6:  Come create, collaborate, and have fun with LEGOs!  This is open to first through eighth graders. We have space for 15 children each month.  Please sign up in the library.

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Reel Time/Real Talk, Second Mondays this spring at 6 p.m.

Join us as we read the book and then meet to watch the movie.  We will then discuss which we liked better and why.  Open to all ages, and a great family activity!

  • April 14       Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne
  • May 12         Percy Jackson and the Olympians, The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

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The Society for Creative Destruction, after-school program, Third Tuesdays at 3:45 p.m.

  • April 15:  Join us as we explore the art of another type of journaling, snacks provided.  Sign up is needed to have supplies ready.

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Heyworth History Club, Fourth Friday mornings at 10 a.m.

All are welcome to join us in collecting and preserving Randolph Township history.

  • April 25            Heyworth History Club 10 a.m.
  • April 29            Randolph Township History Symposium, 6 p.m.

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