Heyworth Public Library District

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September is Library Card Sign-up Month!

Back to school is here! Get your children one of the most useful back to school supplies – a library card. It is a great way to start the school year with books and eBooks, at their fingertips. We also offer free Wi-Fi in the library with their netbooks. Children can also use our computers for homework, with parental permission, when they are eleven (11) years old and up. Library cards are not just for kids! If you live in the Heyworth Public Library District, stop in and get your free library card today. Unlock your passion for books, audiobooks, movies, cake pans, music, and so much more. We are so much larger than our walls!

Show your library love with a Heyworth Public Library Tote. Canvas tote bags are on sale for $12.00. A great way to show your library love or a gift to your favorite library user.

Fall Programming at the Heyworth Library

Fall Family Storytime has begun! They meet every Thursday at 6:15 p.m. Join us on September 13 as we explore all things Tropical. Family Storytime 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, we have extended our fall Family Storytime this season due to the growth of our program! (September 6 – November 8)

The adult book club, Books, Tea, and Conversation, continues to grow and is always seeking new readers. They meet on the first Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. The October 4th book selection is The Wonder by Emma Donoghue. Sign up is encouraged so we can plan to reserve titles and space. Multiple books, large print and audiobooks are available at the circulation desk. Coffee and tea provided, bring your favorite mug.

The Secret Society of Teen Knitters (SSTK) begins October 3 and will meet every Wednesday the library is open from 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. There will be knitting mentors available to teach, and new knitters will be loaned all they need to create their first project. Open to 6th grade on up! Sign up is appreciated. Snacks will be served. Anyone with an interest in knitting is welcome.

3rd — 6th Grade The Adventure Book Club meets on September 27 at 3:30 p.m. We will be discussing Two Dogs In a Trench Coat Go to School by Julie Falatko. We will have a snack based on the book, explore activities to go along with the book, and discuss the book. On October 25th we will follow up with the graphic novel The Witch Boyby Molly Knox Ostertag.  Stop by the library and pick up your copy to begin reading this fun adventure and sign up so we have enough snacks and materials. Multiple copies of each book are available at the circulation desk for checkout.

Little Bricks & Big Ideas is a Lego building group that will meet with April Fisher AKA the Lego Lady! We encourage kids in Kindergarten – 8th grade to join us for an hour of creative building. 6th — 8th graders are the model builders who help the younger apprentices along the way. Snacks are provided and sign up is highly encouraged so we can plan for supplies.        

Strategic Allocation for Small Business is a program presented by The Foundation for Financial Education. It will be held on September 24 at 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in the Community Room. The program is free and sign up is encouraged. You will learn how to allocate funds so if an emergency arises, you have liquidity, use, and control of your money while saving tax efficiently for retirement. Discover how to plan your wealth for interest rate fluctuation and market volatility. Uncover tax-free, lifetime streams of income and use learn how to use strategic allocation to meet your financial goals.

Senior Citizen Assistance:  Community Care Systems, Inc., Senior Information Systems Agency for McLean County, will be at the Heyworth Public Library on the following Wednesday, September 26 from 10:00 a.m. – noon to assist people over the age of 60 and the disabled with Information and Assistance in filing for local, state, and federal programs. They are available every 4th Wednesday of the month the library is open from 10 a.m. – noon. 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.

 The Heyworth Library website has more information on all that is happening at the library: www.heyworthlibrary.com.

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