Heyworth Public Library

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Weekly Newsletter ~ April 16, 2014

Paying It Forward and Looking Back

The Heyworth Public Library is a place of community and awe inspiring gifts.  We were built with funds, sweat equity, and gift materials given by the community.  We continue to be supported by tax dollars and receive gifts to make our library’s collection and technology more current and viable today.  We want to take the time to thank the General Federated Woman’s Club of Heyworth for their generous gift of books each month, Gary Simpkins and Carl Hinshaw for their donation of magazines each month, Cathy and Dennis Wentworth of Downs for their memorial gifts in memory of Evelyn Dyer and Nelson Troyer, Barb Steiling for her memorial gift in memory of Marna “Jeanne” Lee, Vigil and Marilyn Butler’s memorial gift in memory of Ralph Ash, and to London, England resident James Swartz for his gift to the care and keeping of our local history materials in the library.  (He has ancestral ties to the Heyworth area.)  We have been the beneficiaries of a gift to honor the memory of Michael Collins with a #MCStrong Pay it Forward gift as well, and it will be announced fully when the materials arrive.  It is through these gifts and memorials that we can offer services and materials that go beyond the ordinary.  For more information on gifts, memorials or bequests contact Beth Porter at 473-2313.

 

Upcoming Programs:

Randolph Township History Symposium, April 29, 6 pm – 8 pm in the Community Room.

Local Author Book Signing, Saturday, May 31, 1 pm – 4 pm (DURING HEYDAYS in the library).

  • Guy C. Fraker, his recent book is Lincoln’s Ladder to the Presidency.
  • Susan Kirby, children’s author, and adult romance and historical fiction.
  • Dr. Michael Lockett, The Normal Storyteller, his recent books are Sky Food, and Humpty Dumpty and The Great Fall.

Summer READING:  Paw to Read 2014, begins May 31.  Children, teens, and adults may begin to read for prizes!

  • Programs begin Tuesday, June 10.  Stop in to sign up on May 31.

Monday Evening Book Club, 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)

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, every Friday at 3:20 p.m.  For titles of our movies being shown stop by the library for a flyer.

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.

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

  • 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!
    • May 12         Percy Jackson and the Olympians, The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

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

  • Join us as we explore the art of another type of journaling, snacks provided.  Sign up is needed to have supplies ready.
    • May 20   LAST ONE until next school year!

Heyworth History Club, Fourth Friday mornings at 10 am.

  • All are welcome to join us in collecting and preserving Randolph Township history.
    • April 25

 

 

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