Heyworth Public Library

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Weekly Newsletter ~ September 25, 2014

Want to meet new people and expand your reading horizons?  Join our Monday Evening Book Club.  The book club will meet September 29 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan.  October’s club choice is A Man Called Ove by Frederik Backman.  Copies are available at the library.  If you can’t make it monthly, drop in when your schedule allows. Newcomers are always welcome!

Have you dabbled in eBooks and downloadable audiobooks?  We have free access to OverDrive and axisReader with your Heyworth Public Library card. These are free apps to use on your portable devices or you can download through a computer and upload to devices that do not use Wi-Fi or apps.  There have been many upgrades to the software over the last six months.  If you tried it and didn’t like it, we highly recommend you give it another chance.  If you have been intimidated with the technology, call the library to set up a time to have one of the staff get you started on your eRead adventure. We are happy to show you how these apps work on your device.

OverDrive has increased its checkout and holds limits for eBooks and downloadable audiobooks to 5, which is the same as those for eRead Illinois. This means you can now check out 10 books at a time. Also don’t forget about our free music that you get to keep forever from Freegal. Download the free and legal Freegal app and start downloading your free 3 songs per week today with the use of your library card.  Happy eReading and listening!

Items we collect for our community:

  • Coupons for military families overseas
  • Gently used Hornet Shirts/Sweatshirts and gear
  • Box Tops for Education coupons
  • Coke-Cola Caps
  • HP ink cartridges

Items we are collecting for upcoming craft projects at the library:

  • Cereal Boxes – empty, clean, and not crushed
  • Pop can tabs
  • Fabric/Satin type Ribbon (all sizes)
  • Jute
  • Curling ribbon

Upcoming Programs:

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

  • September 29        Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan

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.

Family Story Time, Thursday evenings at 6:15 p.m. (45 minute program)

  • September 25 – October 23

Plan now to join us for a stories and a craft.  This evening is geared for pre-school – first grade, however the whole family is welcome to join in on the fun.

Friday Afterschool Movies, 3:20 p.m. (Each Friday the library is open during the school year)

  • For a listing of titles being shown please stop by the library for a flyer.

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

Anime Movie Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. (3rd Saturday of each month)

  • October 18

Titles are available in the library.

Lego Block Party, 3:45 p.m. (1st Tuesday of each month)

  • October 7  (1st grade – 8th grade)

Knitting for Beginners, 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

  • October 6 and 20

We are thrilled to offer beginning knitting this fall!

Please bring:

1 skein of your favorite color worsted weight wool or wool blend yarn.

1 pair of needles: short, single-point, 8-10 inches long, plastic or wood, size 8, 9 or 10.

If you would like to wait until you pick your first project during the first class, we will have donated needles and yarn to use.

Must sign up to attend due to limited space.  Available to anyone 4th grade and up.

For all these programs and more see our website at heyworthlibrary.com.  If you would like to attend a program please call the library at: 473-2313.

Movies out this week:  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and A Haunted House 2

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