Heyworth Public Library District

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Weekly Newsletter ~ November 20, 2014

A REMINDER:  The Heyworth Public Library will host the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) on Friday, November 21.  LIHEAP representatives will be in the library to assist anyone that would like to apply from NOON through 3:30 p.m. Any questions regarding this program can be asked through Mid Central Community Action at 309-829-0691.

Plan to join the Heyworth History Club in January.  The NEW meeting dates are on the third Wednesdays of each month beginning January 2015.  We meet at the library in the Community Room at 10:30 a.m.  We will be planning monthly events and a Randolph Township Cemetery tour for this coming spring 2015. Bring your coffee cup and love of local history, and join us on a fascinating adventure piecing together our not so distant past in Randolph Township.

NEW titles added to OverDrive through the Alliance Digital Media Library – for Heyworth PL Patrons ONLY: Gray Mountain (eBook and audio) by John Grisham; Gone Girl (eBook and audio) by Gillian Flynn; The Spirit Animal Series: Book 2: Hunted, Book 3: Blood Ties, and Book 4: Fire and Ice; Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul by Jeff Kinney; The Julian Chapter: A Wonder Story by R. J. Palacio; One Pot: 120+ Easy Meals from Your Skillet, Slow Cooker, Stockpot, and More from Martha Stewart Living.  Use the website alliance.lib.overdrive.com or get a free OverDrive App to use on your mobile device with your library card and pin number to access five (5) titles at a time.

Don’t forget to give axis360 eBook database a try as well. Use this website with your library card and pin: heylib.axis360.baker-taylor.com or download the free App to use on your mobile device.  You can also check out five (5) titles at a time on this database. Both databases accept holds on materials that are not available. Stop in if you want further help and more information on how to use your device with our databases. Give our eBooks and downloadable audiobooks a try today with your Heyworth Public Library card.

Special Hours Thanksgiving Week:

  • Wednesday, 11/26 OPEN  10 a.m. – NOON
  • Thursday, 11/27 closed for Thanksgiving
  • Friday, 11/28 closed for Thanksgiving break
  • Saturday, 11/29 OPEN  10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Items we collect for our community:

  • Coupons for military families overseas
  • Gently used Hornet Shirts/Sweatshirts and gear
  • Box Tops for Education coupons
  • Coca-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:

Lego Block Party, 1st Tuesday of each month at 3:45 p.m. Afterschool snack, Lego games, and creative building.  Sign up at the library. 1st grade – 8th grade.

            Dec. 2              Lego Block Party     3:45 pm

Knitting for Beginners, 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month, 6:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m. We are thrilled to offer beginning knitting! Must sign up to attend, limited space.  Available to anyone 4th grade and up.

            Dec. 1            Knitting for Beginners     6:30 p.m. 

           Dec. 15           Knitting for Beginners     6:30 p.m.

Monday Evening Book Club, 4th Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. No meeting in December. 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.

            Nov. 24         The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin     6:30 pm

            Dec.               Monday Evening Book Club will not meet.

Friday Afterschool movies, 3:20 p.m. every 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.

Heyworth History Club, 3rd Wednesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome to join us in collecting and preserving Randolph Township history.

Dec.               Heyworth History Club will not meet.

Jan. 21          Heyworth History Club     10:30 a.m.

For all 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 Purge Anarchy and Mr. Peabody & Sherman.

New Books out this week:

ADULT:  Flesh and Blood by Patricia Cornwell; Tom Clancy: Support and Defend by Mark Greaney; Blue Labyrinth by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child; Private India: City On Fire by James Patterson; Revival by Stephen King

TEENS:  The Bane Chronicles by Cassandra Clare; Mortal Heart by Robin LaFevers; Waterfall by Lauren Kate; The Sorcerer Heir by Cinda Williams Chima; Frozen (Heart of Dread) by Melissa De La Cruz

CHILDREN:  A Pet for Fly Guy by Ted Arnold; Charlie and the Christmas Kitty by Diane deGroat; Minecraft: Combat handbook; A Cookie For Santa by Stephanie Shaw

Memorial Titles:

The Creative Shrub Garden by Andy McIndoe was given in memory of Joann Dewey by Virgil and Marilyn Butler. ESPN the Magazine was given in memory of A.J. Hanlin by Dennis and Cathy Wentworth. Her Hometown Hero by Margaret Dailey was purchased by the library staff in memory of Joyce Crum.


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