Heyworth Public Library District

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Library News ~ October 14, 2015

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Outreach will be available later this winter at the Heyworth Library on Friday, December 11.  LIHEAP representatives will assist anyone that would like to apply for this assistance from 10:30 a.m. through 3 p.m.  Any questions regarding this program can be asked through Mid Central Community Action at 309-829-0691.

Don’t forget to RSVP for the Third Randolph Township History Symposium, “History in Your Own Backyard”, set for October 20 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Heyworth Public Library. Please bring along anything that you may have related to the history of our area. We are especially looking for information on older homes and businesses that were in our area, and those still here. Other items might include pictures, artifacts, and objects, maps, documents, stories, advertisement items, or family materials. We are hoping to continue each fall to learn and gather information from each other. Refreshments provided, please RSVP by October 19.

Did you know that your Heyworth Public Library…

  • Collects BoxTops for Heyworth Grade School
  • Collects Coca-Cola product caps for points to earn point for prizes
  • Collects coupons for military overseas
  • Accepts HP printer cartridges to recycle back to manufacturer
  • Offers faxing services for small fee, faxes can be received as well
  • Offers free use of cake pans for 7 days (over 110 pans)
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free downloadable eBooks and audiobooks
  • Free use of Accucut Machine (2 alphabet sizes and many shapes)
  • Offers over 80 magazines for 7 day checkout. If we don’t have the title you want, we can interlibrary loan what you are seeking.

Upcoming Programs:

October 15, Family Story Time, 6:15 p.m.

  • 45 minute program on Thursday evenings through 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.

October 16, 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.

October 19, 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 and crafters 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 project, 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.

October 20, 3rd Randolph Township History Symposium, “History in Your Own Backyard”, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

  • RSVP by October 19

October 26, Monday Evening Book Club, 6:30 p.m.

  • Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson
  • 4th Mondays at 6:30 p.m.
  • We are always seeking 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 books needed for your group. Start a book club in your neighborhood today! Stop by and ask for details.

October 27, Lego Block Party, 4th Tuesday of each month at 3:30 pm.

  • November and December will meet the 3rd Tuesday due to holidays.
  • Afterschool snack, Lego games, and creative building.  Sign up at the library. 1st grade – 8th grade.

October 28, Heyworth History Club, 4th Wednesday mornings at 10:30 a.m.

  • All are welcome to join us in collecting and preserving Randolph Township history. If you are interested, but can’t make a morning meeting, please let Beth Porter or Lona Soice know your interest and evenings available.

October 29, Halloween Trick or Treat at the Library, 5 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

  • All kids receive a free book.

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


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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.