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Back to school time is here! It also means that Fall Library programming is here! Sign up for one or more of our many opportunities this fall. Get your children one of the most useful back to school supplies – a library card. 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.
Fall Programming at the Heyworth Library
Fall Family Storytime has begun! They meet every Thursday at 6:15 p.m. Join us on September 26 as we learn about Squirrels Everywhere. 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, Family Storytime will meet every Thursday until October 24, 2019.
The adult book club, Books, Tea, and Conversation meets on the first Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. The October 3rd book selection is The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah. 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 2 and will meet every Wednesday in October from 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. There will be knitting mentors available to teach and new knitters will be loaned supplies to create their first project. Open to 6th grade on up! You don’t have to be a teen to sign up!
4th-8th Grade will meet for the first time on September 26 at 3:30 p.m. for The Adventure Book Club. We will be discussing Fish in a Tree by Lynda Hunt. We will have a snack based on the book, explore activities to go along with the book, and discuss the book. 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.
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. The next Lego Day will be Wednesday, October 9 at 3:30 p.m. Snacks are provided and sign up is highly encouraged so we can plan for supplies.
Senior Citizen Assistance: Community Care Systems, Inc., Senior Information Systems Agency for McLean County, will be at the Heyworth Public Library on the 4th Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. – noon to assist people over the age of 60 and those with special needs 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.