Heyworth Public Library District

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HPLD Spice Club, monthly beginning February 2023

Plant and Seed Swap, Saturday, February 11, 2 p.m.

Seed Starting in the Spring, Monday, February 6, 6:30 p.m.

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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.

Arts & Crafts

Children are invited to join us on the 1st Wednesday of each month for arts and crafts at 1:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Beginner Chess

The game of chess will be taught from the very beginning – no prior experience required, and all ages are welcome. The curriculum, designed by the US Chess Center (chessctr.org/teach), is a series of 12 lessons that introduce students to the board and pieces, the rules, play in the opening, and the beginnings of tactics and strategy. Completing this course will prepare students to begin playing in chess clubs and lay the foundation for tournament competition.

Books, Tea, and Conversation

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

Cross-Stitch Craft Night

Join us for a night of crafting! Currently, the group is working on cross-stitch projects. We can get you started on a small, beginner project or feel free to bring you own and spend an hour with other crafters.

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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