Heyworth Public Library District

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Programs

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Upcoming Special Programs:

The Best in Tent Camping

Join us Monday, March 25, at 6 p.m. 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 The 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.

Education Has No Color

Join us Monday, February 4, at 6 p.m. for author Richard J. Hansen’s presentation of Education Has No Color: The Story of Thelma Mothershed Wair One of the Little Rock Nine.

Regular Programs:

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.

Book Club – 3rd to 6th Grade

Adventure Book Club meets on the 4th Thursday of the month!  3rd – 6th graders are invited to join us at 3:30 p.m. to read, discuss, and do activities based on the selected book.  Sign up is encouraged so we can reserve titles.

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

This LEGO building group will meet with April Fisher (AKA the Lego Lady!) on the 2nd Wednesday of each month during the school year (September – May) at 3:30 p.m. We encourage kids from Kindergarten – 8th grade to join in this hour of the building. 6th — 8th graders are the model builders who help the younger apprentices along the way. Snacks are provided.

Secret Society of Teen Knitters

6th Graders and up are invited to join us on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m.  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.