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We are excited to offer the ROVER: Mobile Arts Program Haikus & Prints art class for those 12-19 years old through a grant from the McLean County Arts Center on Saturday, March 19 from 1 pm to 3:30 p.m. Join instructor Dylan Welch at the Heyworth Public Library to create a unique piece of art that combines printmaking with a personalized haiku poem. Students will roll ink onto stencils cut from thick paper, and will practice writing with calligraphy pens. All artwork created as part of the ROVER: Mobile Arts Program will be included in an exhibition at the McLean County Arts Center in August 2016. Participants will be invited to attend the exhibition’s catered opening reception. Artwork will be available for pick-up following the close of the exhibition. You can sign up in the library or through a link on our website calendar.
It’s the last week to get a blind date at the library for 2016. Also to go with our Read A-Latte theme we are giving gift certificates for coffee or hot chocolate randomly included in twenty-five of the blind date books. Thank you to the IGA for the donation of the coffee pods. Don’t forget to use the “Rate Your Date” book mark and return it with the book to be in a drawing for a library tote bag. The Winter Read 2016: Read A-Latte read for prizes will continue through March!
Family Reading Night has returned on Thursdays at 6:15 p.m. through March 17. Mark your calendars and bring the kids for a great time of stories, music, and crafts.
All month Adult Coloring: Adult color pages and crayon pencils are available for use in the library all month long. Give it a try and let us know what you think.
February 24 Heyworth History Club, 4th Wednesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome to join in collecting and preserving Randolph Township history. If interested, but can’t make a morning meeting, please let Beth Porter (473-2313) or Lona Soice know your interest and evenings available.
February 26 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.
March 7 Heyworth Knitters and Crafters, 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month, 6:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m. 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. Sign up to attend, so supplies will be 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 also supports the local Project Linus chapter with squares and blankets.
March 15 “History in Your Own Backyard” Winter Series, by the Heyworth History Club, every 3rd Tuesday of the month a program on local history will be given in the library Community Room, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., RSVP by March 15.
March 21 Monday Evening Book Club, Dark Tides: A Thriller by Chris Ewan, 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. 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 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.
March 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.
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For all programs and more, see our website at heyworthlibrary.com.