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It is tax time, and the Heyworth Public Library has the basic tax forms and instructions booklets freely available until supplies run out. If you need other tax forms, we … Continue reading

February 14, 2018

Winter READ 2018: Books Gone Hollywood!

The Winter READ 2018: Books Gone Hollywood begins February through March! Does winter make you want to curl up with a book or binge watch movies? Let Heyworth Public Library … Continue reading

January 17, 2018

Honoring Veterans

We are honoring veterans by highlighting all of our military fiction and non-fiction in book displays around the library. Paul Petry, a surviving WWII Army veteran living in Heyworth, has … Continue reading

October 25, 2017

Second Annual Gingerbread House Display Challenge

Make and decorate a gingerbread house this fall to display at the library. Gather your family, co-workers, or grandkids – whoever wants to take on the challenge to build a … Continue reading

October 11, 2017

September is Library Card Sign-up Month!

August is Winding Down… Last call for children age 3 – 6th grade to finish the basic summer prize packet through August 31. Go ahead and finish those reading hours … Continue reading

August 23, 2017

Time To Finish CAMP HPLD

Children age 3 – 6th grade may continue to read to earn the basic summer prize packet through August 31. We reserve the right to substitute prizes if prizes run … Continue reading

August 16, 2017

CAMP HPLD – It’s Where You Want to Be!

There is still time for anyone to join in and read for prizes this summer. Stop by the library for details. Summer reading for tickets to enter prize drawings ends … Continue reading

July 20, 2017

Library News and Events

The Heyworth Public Library received tickets to give away to the NEW Dinos and Dragons Exhibit at the Brookfield Zoo from the Chicago Zoological Society. We will be holding a … Continue reading

May 17, 2017

Barn Quilt Heritage Trail of McLean County Seeking New Owners

The Barn Quilt Heritage Trail of McLean County has enjoyed telling our county’s stories, through art and poetry, since 2012. They are seeking new owners for the 2017 season! Please … Continue reading

May 5, 2017

Summer Reading Plans Underway

Summer reading planning is well underway and CAMP HPLD 2017 will kick off on June 1.  We are excited to offer fun programming on Tuesday mornings and Thursday evenings. We … Continue reading

April 26, 2017

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It looks like Spring may appear this weekend! So stop on by to gather gardening and landscape design books. 🌷💐Or pick up cleaning how-to-manuals, such as Martha Stewart’s most recent The Martha Manual. 🧹🧺 Then get side tracked by a best seller and enjoy reading in the warmth of the sun under a light blanket this afternoon. 🌞🌞🌞 Don’t forget to sign up for: Author John Schirle’s program Explore Illinois 3/25 @ 6 pm And Money Smart Week Program | College Financial Planning Strategies, 4/1 @ 6:30 (Illustration by Jeff Paslay / The Seattle Times)
If you are thinking of attending John Schirle’s Explore Illinois presentation please sign up today. We have reached over 6K, with over 100 interested on social media, BUT it’s the sign up sheet in the library that guides whether we cancel a program. Please let us know if you are attending. 473-2323 Join us as John Schirle presents some of the fascinating and diverse places to explore in outdoor Illinois. John is from Decatur, Illinois, and is the author of Best Tent Camping: Illinois, 2nd edition, published in 2018 by Menasha Ridge Press. Over the years he’s explored venues all across the state. He’ll present material from his book, as well as other outdoor guides he uses and recommends.
Last one 🙁 until June, when summer reading programming begins😍! 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. This Thursday is all about big & little!
All about numbers tonight at Family Storytime1️⃣2️⃣3️⃣!
3:30 pm today! Learn to knit - 6th grade on up. Or K - 8th graders join us for Legos.