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Weekly Newsletter ~ May 14, 2014

Paws to Read 2014

Summer reading is around the corner.  Visit our website for the many programs offered this summer.  Flyers are available in the library with programs.  All summer reading information is on the library website at heyworthlibrary.com or join our Facebook page for updates.  So many great things are happening at your local library!  You are sure to find something to do this summer:  Book to movie discussions at Reel Time/Real Talk; Art Classes; Tuesday morning Family Story time; Ronald McDonald Show; Ecology Action Center; Thursday evening story time; Horses, Alpacas, and Tractors; Friday morning movies; AND SO MUCH MORE is available!  Almost all programing requires sign up to help us plan supplies and resources.  Summer reading for prizes and sign-ups for programing begin on May 31th at the library.

Items we are needing for summer projects:

  • Cardboard tubes from wrapping paper, toilet paper, and hand towels.
  • Leftover Polar Fleece.
  • Leftover yarn – any color.
  • Children’s good condition used books.
  • Coca Cola Caps –these provide prizes for summer reading


Items we collect for our community:

  • Coupons for military families overseas
  • Gently used Hornet Shirts/Sweatshirts and gear


Upcoming Programs:

HeyDays Mclean County Authors Book Signing — Saturday May 31, 1 pm – 4 pm

@ Heyworth Public 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. (1 pm – 3 pm)
  • Patti Lacy, author of Christian fiction, with her latest Reclaiming Lily.
  • Dr. Michael Lockett, The Normal Storyteller, his recent books are Sky Food, and Humpty Dumpty and The Great Fall.
  • Kathi Miller-Miller, with her recent book Your Journey from Fired to Hired.
  • Flint Ory, with his books Saving Seven (2011) and Saving Seven – Book Two (2012).
  • Kevin Lee Swaim, with his new book Project StrikeForce (Volume 1) just released in Feb.


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

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.

May 16, 23, 30

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!

June 9           The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares

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.

May 23                   Heyworth History Club 10:30 am

So MANY new books are coming out for summer stop in to see the latest on our NEW shelves.  Here are some highlights:

Adult:  Unlucky 13 by James Patterson, The Kraken Project by Douglas Preston; Any Other Name by Craig Johnson; and Walking on Water by Richard Paul Evans; and

Teens: Auto Biography: A Classic Car, An Outlaw Motorhead, and 57 years of the American Dream by Earl Swift; After the End by Amy Plum; A Girl Called Fearless by Catherine Linka; Buzz Kill by Beth Fantaskey.

Childrens: Cool Beans: The Further Adventures of Beanboy by Lisa Harkrader; The Mystery of the Stolen Painting by Paris Harper; Curious George Visits the Dentist by Margret & H.A. Rey’s.


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