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A library card is one of the most empowering tools you can have. Libraries provide people of all ages the opportunity to pursue their dreams and passions through access to technology, media resources, and educational programs. Library cards provide opportunity for discovery and empower you to make change and experience new stories. If you are a resident of Heyworth Public Library District, visit us to get your library card and take advantage of this wonderful community resource.
Media resources available at the library include our digital collection of books and audiobooks using the Libby and Axis 360 apps. hoopla was recently added to this collection. hoopla can be enjoyed on your phone, tablet, computer, and TV. It offers instant access to books, audiobooks, music, movies, and TV shows with your library card.
There are several programs being offered this fall. Registration is required for most programs. Register in the library, call 309-473-2313, or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Family Storytime will meet each Thursday evening at 6:15 p.m. September 16 through October 28. Family Storytime is designed for ages 3 – 6 and their families. Join us for stories, songs, and crafts. Registration required.
Books, Tea, and Conversation is a book club for adults that meets on the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Books are available at the circulation desk for checkout. We are taking a break in September and will meet again on October 7.
Adventure Book Club for 4th – 8th graders meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 3:30 p.m. The August 26 book selection is Hoot by Carl Hiassen. Join us for a fun book discussion and related activities. Books are available at the circulation desk for checkout. Registration required.
Little Bricks & Big Ideas is a Lego building group that will meet with April Fisher, the Lego Lady, on the third Wednesday of each month during the school year. Children, kindergarten – 6th grade, are invited to join us for an hour of creative building. Individually packaged snacks are provided. Registration required.
Market on Main is a community event hosted by Heyworth Connect and will take place on Sunday, September 19. Library staff will be stationed near the back lawn. Be sure to visit for crafts and to play giant chess!
Senior Information and Assistance is provided by Community Care Systems of McLean County at the library on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 10:00 a.m. – noon. They assist people over the age of 60 and those with special needs with filing for local, state, and federal programs. CCSI, Senior Information Systems Agency for McLean County, can also be reached by calling 309-661-6400. Walk-ins are accepted.
Social Security Planning 101 is an in-person class and will be presented on Monday, October 18, at 6:30 p.m. by Tyler Wrezinski of The Institute for Financial Education. Registration required.
The library will be closed Monday, September 6, for Labor Day.
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