Heyworth Public Library District

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Weekly Newsletter ~ November 25, 2014

The Heyworth Public Library Board of Trustees and library staff would like to take this time to give thanks to our community for all the support, volunteer hours, and gifts given to the library. We love supporting Randolph Township and the N.W. portion of Downs Township customers with material and programming that is entertaining and educational. Our district has a per capita of 5,506 residents with 2,541 holding library cards at the end of the last fiscal year, June 30, 2014. We strive to add digital resources as our budget allows. We want to be a reflection of our community in our materials offered and services provided. Last fiscal year we circulated 34,898 physical and electronic items to our community. That is just a little over 13 items per person circulated to our 2,541 card holders. Library cards are free to those who live in our district. Stop in today and get yours. Visit heyworthlibrary.com to see all that we offer. We Are So Much Larger Than Our Walls at your Heyworth Public Library.

Special Hours Thanksgiving Week:

Wednesday, 11/26  OPEN 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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 Heyworth Hornet Shirts/Sweatshirts and branded athletic gear
  • Box Tops for Education coupons/Campbell soup labels/Tyson Chicken product labels
  • Coca-Cola product bottle caps and reward coupons off of cases of Coca-Cola products
  • 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.

            December 2     Lego Block Party     3:45 p.m.

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.

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

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

Monday Evening Book Club, 4th Mondays 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.

            December     No Meeting

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.

December     Heyworth History Club will not meet.

January 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: Begin Again and Million Dollar Arm.

New Titles out this week:

The Cinderella Murder by Mary Higgins Clark; Captivated By You by Sylvia Day; The Job by Janet Evanovich; The Escape by David Baldacci; A Tightly Raveled Mind by Diane Lawson; Slump by Kevin Waltman.

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