Heyworth Public Library District

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Weekly Newsletter ~ January 8, 2015

A new year and new digital devices may have been gifted to you this holiday season. We have FREE eBooks and music that you can use with your Heyworth Public Library card! We also have a free app to monitor your library account.  With a touch of button know when your material is due and renew 24/7 with our Bookmyne app.

If your digital device uses apps from the Google Play or iTunes stores it will also work with our FREE library apps to access eBooks and music. Our digital resources also work with devices that do not use apps and instructions are available on our website. Visit our website at heyworthlibrary.com for instructions for popular devices or call to schedule a one on one tutorial (473-2313) on how to use our eBook and music databases with or without apps.

Create our January Make It/Take It craft the next time you visit the library, a soda tab bracelet. All the supplies and instructions are provided on a central table in the library. No reservations or planning around YOUR schedule to come to a class. During January we are offering the opportunity to make a bracelet from the tab tops of soda cans. They are very trendy, and an excellent opportunity to recycle in style.

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
  • Long wrapping paper cardboard tubes

Upcoming Programs:

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

            Jan. 19                      Knitting for Beginners     6:30 pm         (Library will be open all day!)

            Feb. 2                        Knitting for Beginners      6:30 pm        

Monday Evening Book Club, 4th Mondays at 6:30 pm. No meeting in December. Would you like to 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.

            Jan. 26                      Citizens Creek by Lalita Tademy

Friday Afterschool movies, 3:20 pm 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 Winter Programs, every 4th Tues of the month at 6 pm. we will present a program on local history given in the library at 6 pm.  Our programs will be posted in the library and on our website Jan – May 2015.

Jan. 27                      A documentary about the Interurban train will be shown at 6 pm. [ILLINOIS TRACTION SYSTEM (INTERURBAN=ITS)]

Heyworth History Club, 4rd Wednesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome to join us in collecting           and preserving Randolph Township history.

Jan. 28          Heyworth History Club    10:30 am

Feb. 25          Heyworth History Club     10:30 am

Lego Block Party, 1st Tues of each Month at 3:45 pm. Afterschool snack, Lego games, and creative building.  Sign up at the library. 1st grade – 8th grade.

            Feb. 3             Lego Block Party                 3:45 pm 

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.

New Titles out this week:

Children: Welcome to Moldy Manor by Geronimo Stilton; Unleashed by Gordon Korman; Horses of the Dawn: Star Rise by Kathryn Lasky; Rocket’s 100th Day of School by Tad Hills.

Teen: Frostfire by Amanda Hocking; Her Dark Curiosity by Megan Shepherd; The Lost by James Patterson.

Adult: Ambush at Apache Pass by Frank Leslie; Betrayed by Heather Graham; Die Again by Tess Gerritsen; Joyful by Shelley Shepard Gray; Lying in Wait and Other True Cases by Ann Rule; No Fortunate Son by Brad Taylor; Rain on the Dead b Jack Higgins; Robert B. Parker’s The Bridge by Robert Knott, Robert B. Parker; Sister Eve, Private Eye by Lynne Hinton; Steadfast Heart by Tracie Peterson; String of Beads by Thomas Perry.


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