Heyworth Public Library District

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Weekly Newsletter ~ June 19, 2014

Paws to Read 2014

Summer reading is underway with over 100 children already signed up. Flyers are available in the library with program descriptions. 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, Saturday Teen Programs, Tuesday morning Family Story time, Ronald McDonald Show, Ecology Action Center, Thursday evening story time, Horses, Tractors, Friday morning movies, AND SO MUCH MORE is available!

Most programming requires a sign up to help us plan supplies and resources.  Summer reading for prizes has begun for all ages and goes through July 26.

Items we are needing for summer programs:

  • 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.

Tuesday Morning Family Story Time: (*Sign-ups are required to attend.)

All programs begin at 10:30 a.m.

June 24         Tractor Petting Zoo at the Library

  • Come explore farm tractors and equipment from Friedrich Farms in the library parking lot.  Stories and crafts will be available in the library.

July 1*           Stuffed Animal Sleepover!

  • Bring your favorite (or second favorite stuffed animal) for a sleepover party at the library.  We will share stories and a craft, and then your stuffed animal will sleep over at the library for their very own party.  Stuffed Animals can be picked up the next day.

July 8             No program

July 15           Horsing Around at the Library

  • Anderson Horse Farm of Heyworth will be at the library showing us how to care for, train, and raise horses.  Stories and crafts will be provided in the library.

July 22*        Ronald McDonald Show

July 29          End of Summer Reading Prize Party!


Thursday Morning Art & Creativity, 10:30 a.m. Sign up required so we can plan for activities and supplies.

June 26*       LEGO Block Party

July 3*          No Program

July 10*        LEGO Block Party

July 17*        T-Shirt Trivet Class

July 24*        LEGO Block Party

Thursday Evening Family Story Time, 6:15 p.m. An interactive story time for 3yr- 6yr olds, with

crafts and song. The whole family is welcome!  Sign up required so we can plan for activities and supplies.

June 26*       The Little Red Hen

July 3*          No Story Time

July 10*        Chicken Little

July 17*        Barnyard Fun

July 24*        Wild Things

Friday Morning Movies, 10:30 a.m.  For titles of our movies being shown stop by the library for a flyer.

Bring your own snack and drinks with a screw cap lid.

Teen Programs, Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. Sign up is required.

June 28*       Pet Parade – Bring your favorite fur buddy (real or stuffed) for a parade around the park.  All animals must be on a leash.  No animals in the library.  This event is weather dependent.

July 12          Out of this World Animals – Join us for Harry Potter Fantastic Beasts’ Animal Trivia!

July 26          Anime Animals – Come explore the art form: anime.

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

July 14          Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

Get the book today, and come watch the movie on the 14th.  Join us to discuss which we liked better: team book or team movie!  Open to all ages, and a great family activity!

Heyworth History Club, Fourth Friday mornings at 10:30 a.m.

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: Top Secret Twenty-One by Janet Evanovich; All Fall Down by Jennifer Weiner; The Rise & Fall of Great Powers by Tom Rachman; Cold Sleep Lullaby by Andrew Brown; The Fever by Megan Abbott; Police by Jo Nesbo; Power Play by Danielle Steele; The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith.

Teens: Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo.

Children:  The Midnight Library by Kazuno Kohara; Journey by Aaron Becker.

Thank you GFWC for the recent donation:

One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America’s Future by Ben Carson.


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