Heyworth Public Library District

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Summer Reading Program 2019

SRP 2019

Ages 3 through adult can read for prizes this summer beginning June 1, 2019.

Children, ages 3 years through 6th grade, can receive their reading logs to read for prizes beginning Saturday, June 1.   Registration for weekly programs begins Monday, June 3.  Those who complete the reading requirement for their age level will receive a prize package.  After earning a prize package, children can continue to read for tickets to put in a drawing for other prizes. Tickets for prize drawings must be turned in by July 31.  Reading logs can be turned in as late as August 31 to receive some prizes.

7th grade through adult can read for tickets to put in a drawing for prizes. Tickets for prize drawings must be turned in by July 31.

Weekly Programs

Registration begins Monday, June 3.  All programs require registration by signing up in the library.  Space is limited. 

Tuesday Morning Story Time, 10:30 a.m.  (3 years and up)

  • June 18
    • Mega Levitation with Absolute Science
      • Presented by Absolute Science based in Davenport, IA
      • Sponsored by First State Bank of Bloomington – Heyworth Branch
  • June 25
    • Ecology Action Center with Molly
      • Sponsored by anonymous donor
  • July 2
    • No Program
  • July 9
    • Rockets with Absolute Science
      • Presented by Absolute Science based in Davenport, IA
      • Hands-on program; each child will make a rocket.
      • Sponsored by Compeer Financial
  • July 16
    • Earth To the Moon:  Hands On Science
      • Explore a variety of science stations and a story center.
      • Sponsored by Compeer Financial and the Mildred Cline and Marion Harris Memorial Funds
  • July 23
    • Clothespin Puppets Show:  Life On Mars by Jon Agee
      • Sponsored by the Mildred Cline Memorial Fund

Thursday Evening Story Time, 6:15 p.m.  (3-6 year olds and their families)

  • June 20
    • Blast Off!
  • June 27
    • Stargazing
  • July 4
    • No Program
  • July 11
    • Rocket Ship Fun
  • July 18
    • Moon Walk
  • July 25
    • Alien Adventures with The Zoo Lady

Other Programs

Art 101

  • Mondays, 6 p.m. with Stephanie Zmia, art teacher
    • June 24 – Parent and Me Flower Painting
      • 3 – 6 year olds and an adult
    • July 8 – Nature Art with Pressed Flowers
      • 9 years old to adult
    • August 5 – Watercolor Techniques
      • 9 years old to adult

Little Bricks & Big Ideas (LEGOS)

  • Fridays, June 21 – August 9, 10:30 a.m.
  • K – 8th graders are invited to join us for an hour of LEGO building with April Fisher, the LEGO Lady. 
  • We will not meet July 5.

Summer Adventure Book Club

  • Monday, July 22, 10:30 a.m.
  • 5th – 8th Grade
  • Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan

Thank You to Our Summer Reading 2019 Sponsors

  • Casey’s
  • Compeer Financial
  • Farmer Scott’s Popcorn
  • First State Bank of Bloomington – Heyworth
  • Happy Nails
  • Huck’s – Heyworth
  • IGA
  • McDonald’s – Bloomington
  • Marion Harris Memorial Fund
  • Mildred Cline Memorial Fund
  • Monical’s
  • Our Little Backyard Farm
  • Peoria Chiefs
  • Peoria Rivermen
  • Perfectly Posh – Stacy Morger
  • Robert Shaw
  • Subway – Heyworth

Smile!

Attendance at programs and events sponsored by the Heyworth Public Library District may be recorded through photographs or video.  These images may be used for Library promotional purposes or posted on the Library’s website and social media.  Please notify a Library staff member if you or your family members do not want to be photographed.

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The summer fun at Heyworth Library continued this morning with LEGO Time! We built scenes from a favorite story and presented them to the group.
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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