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Library News ~ September 10, 2015

Join Family Story Time tonight at your Heyworth Public Library. Family Story Time is HERE for fall on Thursday evenings from 6:15 p.m. to 7 p.m.  The focus is on preschool age through 1st grade children to come explore, participate in art, and enjoy stories; but the whole family is encouraged to participate in the evening’s activities.  Mark your Thursday evenings from September 10 – October 22, and join us for fun times in the library Community Room with Family Story Time.

After-school movies have resumed for the school year at 3:20 p.m. every Friday the library is open.  Join us in the Community Room each week for a movie on our big screen with Bose surround sound.  Bring your own snack, drink, and a friend!  Stop in and get a flyer with all our movies being shown this fall.

Do you have the hippest book bag in town? Get your very own Heyworth Public Library canvas tote – the tote bags ARE available for sale for $12.00 each.  They are a great way to organize your library books for trips back and forth to the library. Also the book sale area is filling up with recent donations. So stop in and get some deals on a new to you books.

September is Library Card Sign-up Month – For more information on how to sign up for a library card, visit the Heyworth Public Library in person or visit the library online at heyworthlibrary.com.

Upcoming Programs:

September – May    Winter Hours Begin: September through May library hours on Tuesdays will be 1 p.m. – 8 p.m.  All other days/hours remain the same.

September 10        Family Story Time kicks off for fall, 6:15 p.m. (45 minute program) September 10 – October 22:  This evening is geared for pre-school through first grade, however the whole family is welcome to join in on the fun. Come explore, participate in art, and enjoy stories.

September 11        After School Movies, 3:20 p.m. every Friday the library is open. Bring a friend and your own snack! All drinks need to have a screw on cap – no juice pouches or cans please.

September 21        Heyworth Knitters and crafters, 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month, 6:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m. We are thrilled to offer knitters a space to create and socialize! This group is very willing to teach anyone who would like to learn to knit. We have yarn, instructions for beginning projects, and needles to get you started on a new hobby. If you want to learn how to knit you must sign up to attend, so our group can have all you need ready for the evening. If you are a knitter or a crafter looking to socialize with others in our area just show up as your schedule allows.  Available to anyone 4th grade and up.

September 22        Lego Block Party, 4th Tuesday of each month at 3:30 p.m. Afterschool snack, Lego games, and creative building.  Sign up at the library. 1st grade – 8th grade.

September 28        Monday Evening Book Club, Tiffany Girl by Deeanne Gist, 4th Mondays at 6:30 p.m. We are always looking for new people to join us! Give us a try, we have a friendly talkative bunch. It’s a great way to meet new people in town. Books in regular and large print available as well as audiobook at the library for checkout, stop in and get yours today.

Would you like to start your own book club with a group of friends?  We can help with book selection, and loaning the books you will need for your group. Start a book club in your neighborhood today! Stop by today and ask for details.

For all programs and more, see our website at heyworthlibrary.com.

Items the library collects for our community:

  • Coupons for military families overseas
  • 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


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Still time to grab the book and join us next Thur! Extra copies on the HOLDS shelve. 3rd - 6th graders be sure to sign up so we have enough supplies and snacks. 📕📕📕🎃
Family Storytime meets tonight. Please sign up so we have enough supplies on hand. Also IF you are signed up we will begin using REMIND to send program reminders by text message or email instead of phone calls. Each family has to sign in to REMIND if they would prefer a text or email reminder. If you have a smartphone, get push notifications. On your iPhone or Android phone, open your web browser and go to the following link: rmd.at/hpld Follow the instructions to sign up for Remind. You’ll be prompted to download the mobile app. If you don’t have a smartphone, get text notifications. Text the message @hpld to the number 81010. If you’re having trouble with 81010, try texting @hpld to (913) 755-9042. * Standard text message rates apply. We will still phone call anyone who chooses not to use REMIND. 👌🏼
It’s still fall 🎃🎃🎃 mark your calendar for this treat at the library.
Have you picked up your copy of The Crucible by Arthur Miller? Ann is a direct descendant of two persons accused of being witches executed during the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. She also had a third relative who was condemned but not hanged. One of these descendants was Rebecca Towne Nurse, a character in Arthur Miller's play, The Crucible. Join the Heyworth Public Library in reading The Crucible in October and hearing Ann's fascinating family study. Multiple copies will be available for checkout during October at the circulation desk.
Fall Animals y’all is the topic tonight at Family Storytime. Be sure to sign up as this program is popular and supplies are limited to 25.