Heyworth Public Library District

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Gifts/Memorials

The library greatly appreciates the gifts and memorials donated to the Heyworth Public Library.  It is through these gifts and memorials that we can offer services and materials that go beyond the ordinary.  For more information on gifts, memorials, or bequests, contact the director, Beth Porter, at 473-2313.

Vernon Dickey of Heyworth BSA troop 931 installed his Eagle Project at the Heyworth Public Library on August 19. He and eleven of his fellow scouts, scout leaders, siblings, and Heyworth High School Key Club members installed two rain barrels and did landscaping clean up work. This project was funded by the family of Marilyn Butler in her memory. Marilyn was a longtime board member of the library and enjoyed gardening. She donated landscaping plants to the library every year prior to her death. The rain barrels will be an asset in keeping the flowers watered during the summer months. Thank you to the Butler Family and to Vernon Dickey and friends for making this project happen in our community. The staff and board of the Heyworth Public Library District thank you!

These benches were purchased with generous donations from the family and friends of Maxine Glan and Thelma Van Winkle. There is a bench at both entrances to the library. The mums were purchased with funds donated by GFWC (General Federated Women’s Club).
Heyworth Public Library received over 50 cake pans from the family of Leta Shankel. We are thrilled to be able to offer cake pans for a free 7 day checkout to our community. Thank you Shankel family for sharing your mother's memory with the Heyworth Library.

Heyworth Public Library received over 50 cake pans from the family of Leta Shankel. We are thrilled to be able to offer cake pans for a free 7 day checkout to our community. Thank you Shankel family for sharing your mother’s memory with the Heyworth Library.

The Heyworth Board of Trustees commissioned Heyworth resident, Larry Carl, to make and install a book shelf in the Community Room in memory of longtime patron and library trustee, RoBerta Thomas.  Mr. Carl generously gave his time to this project and the library purchased his supplies.  A plaque was installed recognizing Thomas’ 38 years serving on the board.  She was the secretary for most of these years and was known to write the minutes in verse during the early years of the library. Her sense of humor and passion for public libraries will be remembered for future generations.

Jason Carl and Larry Carl installing new shelves

Mike Carl, Jason Carl and Larry Carl. Larry built the shelves dedicated in memory of RoBerta Thomas.

Mike Carl, Jason Carl and Larry Carl. Larry built the shelves dedicated in memory of RoBerta Thomas.

HPLD Board President, Dennis Lawyer,  placing RoBerta Thomas' Memorial Plaque

HPLD Board President, Dennis Lawyer, placing RoBerta Thomas’ Memorial Plaque

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Business Photo Bombing #2: We could not do summer reading prizes without the generous donations from our local businesses and community members! Thank you to those we caught in photos this afternoon. (More photobombing of prize donors will take place this week!) Please let them know how much you appreciate all they do to give back to our community. We certainly do!😍 We have 50 prize raffles this summer🚀🚀🚀 Join us for A Universe of Stories 2019. #hpld #auniverseofstories #summerreading2019
All that is missing from this picture is a book! But we have apps for that! Download the free Libby or Axis360 apps and login with your Heyworth Public Library Card and PIN to have free access to eBooks and audiobooks. Then take eBooks and audiobooks wherever you travel. We are so much larger than our walls! #hpld #auniverseofstories2019 #coffee #booknerd #beachesforever
We could not do summer reading prizes without the generous donations from our local businesses and community members! Thank you to those we caught in photos this afternoon. (More photobombing of prize donors will take place this week!) Please let them know how much you appreciate all they do to give back to our community. We certainly do!😍 We have 50 prize raffles this summer🚀🚀🚀 Join us for A Universe of Stories 2019.#summerreading2019 #auniverseofstories #thankyou #hpld
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Tuesday Library Hours Change June through August 10 am - 5 pm. Sign up to read for prizes or to attend a program!🚀🚀🚀🛸🛸🛸 #hpld #auniverseofstories #summerreading2019