Movie Matinee: No Movie

Movie Matinee: No Movie

Thursday, November 11, 2021 - 10:00 AM

No Movie Matinee this month, as the second Thursday of November falls on Veterans' Day.

0-5 Playtime

0-5 Playtime

Friday, November 12, 2021 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Children ages 0-5 years and their caregivers are invited to stop in the front program rooms and play with a variety of the library’s toys to build social and early literacy skills.

Registration is required and will open on October 22.

If you o...

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First Nations: Those Who have Gone Before

First Nations: Those Who have Gone Before

Saturday, November 13, 2021 - 1:00 PM

This presentation, by Cherie Haury-Artz from the University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist, will look at the indigenous cultures of Iowa with a special focus on the Ioway and Meskwaki and their contributions to our understanding of Iowa...

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Babytime

Babytime

Monday, November 15, 2021 - 10:00 AM

15-20 minutes of songs, rhymes and stories for infants ages 0-17 months and their caregivers.

Registration is required and will open on Nov. 8. Attendance is limited to 10 infants and their caregivers.

If you or anyone in your household is feeli...

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Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Monday, November 15, 2021 - 3:30 PM

Students in grades 7-12 are invited to participate on the library’s Teen Advisory Board (TAB). TAB meets weekly to help plan teen programs, sign up for library volunteer opportunities, build leadership skills and suggest teen books to be purchased...

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DIY Neon Sign

DIY Neon Sign

Monday, November 15, 2021 - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Learn some basic facts about electricity by making your own neon sign. For youth in grades 6-12.

Registration is required and opens on October 25. Parents do not need to stay for this event but should be prepared to pick up their student at the e...

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Stories Outside*

Stories Outside*

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 10:00 AM

Bundle up for 25 minutes of short stories, songs and movement for children ages 18 months-5 years old and their caregivers. Wednesdays will be a repeat of the Tuesday program, so families are asked to register for only one day or the other. Regist...

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Books on Tap

Books on Tap

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 6:00 PM

Meet at Mickey’s Irish Pub (50 S. E. Laurel Street) at 6:00 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month.Come for food, drinks, and a discussion of each month’s book. Copies of the discussion book may be obtained at the library’s front desk or at Mick...

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Stories Outside*

Stories Outside*

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 10:00 AM

Bundle up for 25 minutes of short stories, songs and movement for children ages 18 months-5 years old and their caregivers. Wednesdays will be a repeat of the Tuesday program, so families are asked to register for only one day or the other. Regist...

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Elementary Early Out

Elementary Early Out

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Youth in grades K-5 are invited to bring their creativity and scientific minds to the library to explore a variety of Ancient Civilizations STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) hands-on activities. Adult caregivers are requested ...

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