Heyworth Public Library District

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Trick or Treat at the Library


Make plans to stop by the library on Halloween from 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. All children in costume will receive a free book and other treats.

LiHEAP at Heyworth Public Library Thursday, October 27

Mid Central Community Action will once again be at the Heyworth Public Library on Thursday, October 27, from noon to 4 p.m. to enroll individuals for LiHEAP assistance (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program). Required documents are: Social Security Cards for all household members, Current Medical Card (if applicable), 30 day GROSS income for all household members, and current gas and/or electric bill. MCCA is hoping to take as many clients as possible during their priority period at the Library. If you have further questions, Mid Central Community Action is located at 1301 W. Washington St., Bloomington, IL 61701.

Senior Citizen Assistance

Community Care Systems, Inc., Senior Information Systems Agency for McLean County will be at the Heyworth Public Library on Wednesday, November 23 and Wednesday, December 28 from 10:00 am – noon to assist people over the age of 60 and the disabled with Information and Assistance in filing for local, state, and federal programs.

Their main office is at 616 IAA Drive, Bloomington, IL 61701.  CCSI, Senior Information Systems Agency for McLean County can be reached by calling 309-661-6400 or 1-888-322-5712.  Walk-ins accepted, no appointments necessary.

Items the library collects for our community:

  • Box Tops for Education coupons/Tyson Chicken product labels
  • Coca-Cola product bottle caps and reward coupons off of cases of Coca-Cola products
  • HP ink cartridges

Upcoming Programs:

Family Story Time

  • October 27 at 6:15 p.m.
  • Last Family Story Time for FALL 2016
  • This 45-minute program is designed 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.

After School Movies

  • October 28 at 3:20 p.m.
  • Rated G or PG movies are shown each 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.

Halloween Trick or Treat at the Library

  • October 31 from 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • All children in costume will receive a free book and other treats.

Heyworth Knitters and crafters

  • November 7 at 6:30 p.m.
  • This group meets on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month. 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 a 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 for a group of knitters in our area, just show up as your schedule allows.  Available to anyone 4th grade and up.

Little Bricks & Big Ideas

  • November 15 at 3:30 p.m.
  • This group meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month for an hour.  Join us for all things Lego!
  • Sign up at the library. K – 8th grade.

Gingerbread House Display Challenge!

  • November 28 – December 16
  • Size limitations, free entry, and everyone gets a participation ribbon. See full description of event on our website or stop in the library.

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


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