Heyworth Public Library District

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Virtual Events

Illinois Libraries Present – A Conversation with Jesmyn Ward, Wednesday, October 12, 7 p.m.

These events are presented in partnership with Illinois Libraries Present, a collaborative effort designed to bring virtual events with bestselling, esteemed, and diverse speakers to library patrons across the state. More than 140 libraries have joined the second season of Illinois Libraries Present which is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a Department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).

In-Person Events

Register in person at the library, call 309-473-2313, or email questions@heyworthlibrary.com.

Arts & Crafts

Children are invited to join us on the 1st Wednesday of each month for arts and crafts at 1:00 p.m.

Beginner Chess

Books, Tea, and Conversation

Books, Tea, and Conversation meets on the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.

Adventure Book Club

Adventure Book Club is designed for 4th – 6th grade and meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 3:30 p.m. Join us for a fun book discussion and related activities.

Young Adult Book Club

The young adult book club meets on the third Friday of each month at 3:30 p.m.

Family Storytime

Join us for stories and crafts Thursday evenings at 6:15 p.m. each winter, summer, and fall.  This program is designed for children, 3 years through PreK, and their families.  Registration is required.

Friday Morning Coffee

Join us on Friday mornings at 10 a.m. for a cup of coffee, some conversation with friends, and a game or two. This program is designed for seniors, but all adults are welcome.

Little Bricks & Big Ideas

This LEGO building group is led by April Fisher on the second Wednesday of each month at 3:30 p.m. during the school year. Children, kindergarten – 6th grade, are invited to join us for at hour of creative building. Registration is required.

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.

Why Knot Knit

5th graders through adults are invited to join us on Monday afternoons for a knitting group. No experience is necessary. Knitting mentors will be available and all supplies will be provided for a beginner’s project. Registration is requested.

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