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Weekly Newsletter ~ May 30, 2014

Seven Local Authors at HPLD


Join the Heyworth Public Library on May 31 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. to welcome seven local authors who call McLean County home. The library will be open regular hours 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. These authors will be available to meet and greet, and offer their latest works for sale and signing their books. Susan Kirby and Kathi Miller-Miller are also Heyworth High School Alumni. Come out to visit HPLD on HeyDays, and support the arts, and these artists whose medium are words!

We are thrilled to host this event, and kick off our summer reading on this Saturday as well. Families can begin to sign up for summer reading programs and reading for prizes.

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.


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.
  • Left over card stock, any color.
  • 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
  • Box Tops for Education coupons


Upcoming Programs:

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

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.

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

May 30 (The last one for the school year in the afternoon.  June – July we will show movies on Fridays at 10:30 a.m.)

Reel Time/Real Talk, Second Mondays this spring at 6:00 pm.

June 9           The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares

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!

Heyworth History Club, Fourth Friday mornings at 10 am.

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

June 27         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 for this week:

Adult: Suspicion by Joseph Finder; The Directive by Mathew Quirk; Ghost Ship by Clive Cussler; The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair by Joel Dicker; Goodnight June by Sarah Jio; Mrs. Hemmingway by Naomi Wood.

Teens: Infinite Sky by C.J. Flood


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