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Are you wanting specific movies for your Thanksgiving gathering or a selection of music for your holiday party? Through interlibrary loan, we can get multiple copies of popular titles from around the state for our patrons, free of charge. It usually takes 7 business days to get a title delivered from another in-state library. We would love to help, just email us at email@example.com with your requests or stop in.
Do you have a long drive over the river and through the woods? Audiobooks can help make that drive enjoyable! Your Heyworth Public Library has a fairly large audiobook collection of mystery and action adventure with some non-fiction and romance sprinkled in. However you can interlibrary loan most any title you want. Also give our Overdrive or Axis 360 apps a try in audiobook format – they are NOT just for reading on tablets. Any phone or tablet with apps can provide you with audiobooks easily. With your phone plugged into your car via these apps you have many audiobooks available for a more enjoyable holiday trip ahead.
Our book sale shelves are bursting again! So come in for a great selection of pre-loved titles. The holidays are around the corner, get a jump start to your gift purchases at your library. A great way to support your local library and help recycle. Or look up some literary craft ideas and browse our titles for the perfect crafting fodder to spark your creativity for a one of a kind gift to create and give. Or checkout a book on crafting books into artwork. Yes, we have those available too! We also have Heyworth Public Library tote bags for sale. A great way to support the library, and share the love of reading.
Nov. 18 The Community Angel Tree will arrive to benefit local families in need.
Nov. 20 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.
Nov. 23 Monday Evening Book Club, The Predictions by Bianca Zander, 4th Mondays at 6:30 pm. 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.
Dec. 7 Heyworth Knitters and Crafters, 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month, 6:30 pm -7:30 pm. We are thrilled to offer crafters a space to create and socialize! This group is very willing to teach anyone who would like to learn to knit or crochet. 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 or crochet 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. This group is also wanting to provide blankets to a local Project Linus chapter.
Dec. 15 Lego Block Party, 4th Tues of each Month at 3:30 pm. (Nov and Dec will be 3rd Tues due to holidays.) Afterschool snack, Lego games, and creative building. Sign up at the library. 1st grade – 8th grade.
Jan. 19 Heyworth Businesses Then and Now at 6 pm in the Community Room with a short presentation on the collected histories and pictures the Heyworth History Club have gathered to date. Join us for this informative presentation, but more importantly bring items to share to broaden our collective knowledge of local business history. Do you have a ruler, baking mitt, or magnets in your possession of previous area businesses? Or pictures of area businesses? These are the items of interest we are looking to document. Give away trinkets with the business names are items we are looking to take pictures of to document this part of our local history. Heyworth History Club, “History in Your Own Backyard” Winter Series, 6 pm – 8 pm, RSVP by Jan. 18.
November Holiday Hours/Closures
Wed. Nov. 25 10:00 am – Noon
Thur. Nov. 26 Library Closed
Fri. Nov. 27 Library Closed
Sat. Nov. 28 10:00 am – 4 pm regular hours
For all programs and more, see our website at heyworthlibrary.com.