Heyworth Public Library District

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Summer Reading Program 2018


Ages 3 through adult can read for prizes this summer beginning June 1, 2018.

Children, ages 3 years through 6th grade, can register for weekly programs and receive their reading logs beginning June 1.  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 June 1.  All programs require registration by signing up in the library.  Space is limited.  Download program brochure here.

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

  • June 19
    • Libraries Rock With Pete the Cat!
  • June 26
    • Science Of the Earth: Water, Lava, Rocks!
  • July 3
    • No Program
  • July 10
    • Reading Takes You Everywhere!
  • July 17
    • Space Rocks!
      • Join us for a morning of space exploration in the library with the Challenger Learning Center.
  • July 24
    • Absolute Science: Science Rocks!

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

  • June 21
    • We’re Going On a Picnic
  • June 28
    • Hola! Bonjour! Hello!
  • July 5
    • No Program
  • July 12
    • I LOVE Tools!
  • July 19
    • All the Colors Of the Rainbow!
  • July 26
    • How Does Your Garden Grow?

Special Program

Rocking It With Reading

  • Wednesday, July 18, 10:30 a.m.
  • 3rd – 5th graders are welcome to join us for a morning of reading, rock painting, and more!

Thank You to Our Summer Reading 2018 Sponsors


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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It looks like Spring may appear this weekend! So stop on by to gather gardening and landscape design books. 🌷💐Or pick up cleaning how-to-manuals, such as Martha Stewart’s most recent The Martha Manual. 🧹🧺 Then get side tracked by a best seller and enjoy reading in the warmth of the sun under a light blanket this afternoon. 🌞🌞🌞 Don’t forget to sign up for: Author John Schirle’s program Explore Illinois 3/25 @ 6 pm And Money Smart Week Program | College Financial Planning Strategies, 4/1 @ 6:30 (Illustration by Jeff Paslay / The Seattle Times)
If you are thinking of attending John Schirle’s Explore Illinois presentation please sign up today. We have reached over 6K, with over 100 interested on social media, BUT it’s the sign up sheet in the library that guides whether we cancel a program. Please let us know if you are attending. 473-2323 Join us 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 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.
Last one 🙁 until June, when summer reading programming begins😍! Family Storytime is geared for pre-school through first grade. However the whole family is welcome to join in on the fun. Come explore, participate in art, and enjoy stories. This Thursday is all about big & little!
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3:30 pm today! Learn to knit - 6th grade on up. Or K - 8th graders join us for Legos.