Heyworth Public Library District

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We are excited to announce that, in partnership with other Illinois libraries, we will be hosting “A Fireside Chat with John Sandford” on Wednesday, April 14, at 7 p.m. The author’s latest Lucas Davenport novel, Ocean Prey, will be released on April 13. Heyworth Public Library has 20 seats available for this event. Registration is required to receive the Zoom invitation when it is made available by the event planners. You can register at the library or by calling 309-473-2313. An email address must be provided. Participants will be able to submit questions for the author ahead of time. We hope you will consider joining us for this unique opportunity. 

Regular Programs

Most programs are not currently meeting due to social distancing requirements. Call the library at 309-473-2313 for more information.

Click on each link for more information.

Book Club – 4th – 8th Grade – not currently meeting

Adventure Book Club will meet on the fourth Thursday of each month at 3:30 p.m. On days the library is closed, the book club will plan to meet the third Thursday. Snacks will be provided. Sign up is encouraged so we can reserve titles.

Book Club – Adult

Books, Tea, and Conversation will meet on the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.  Sign up is encouraged so we can reserve titles.  Coffee and tea provided, bring your favorite mug.

Family Story Time

Join us for stories and crafts Thursday evenings at 6:15 p.m. each winter, summer, and fall.  This program is designed for pre-K through 1st grade and their families.  Click the link above for specific dates and programming information.

Little Bricks & Big Ideas – not currently meeting

This LEGO building group is led by April Fisher (AKA the Lego Lady!) We encourage kids from Kindergarten – 8th grade to join in this hour of the building.

Secret Society of Teen Knitters – not currently meeting

6th Graders and up are invited to join us on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m.  during the school year. Knitting mentors and supplies will be available.

Senior Assistance

Community Care Systems, Inc., Senior Information Systems Agency for McLean County, will be at the Heyworth Public Library on the 4th Wednesday of each month 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.

Their main office is located 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.