Upcoming Library Events
 

June 2015
Special Events
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Lego cLUB
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Blood Pressure Clinic
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Adult Reading Club
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Me Before You
 

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VHS to DVD Conversion
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Homebound Delivery

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Magic: The Gathering
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Library Closed for Memorial Day
 

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What's on your nightstand?
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VHS to DVD Conversion
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Pushing The Limits
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The Wind-Up Girl
 

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Blood Pressure Clinic
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It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Super Origami Class
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Adult Reading Club
10 am -
When Everything Changed

Heroes SRP: Magic Show 1pm
 

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VHS to DVD Conversion
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Robin Oliveira Author Skype 7pm

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Lego FREE PLAY
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What's on your nightstand?
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Heroes SRP: Museum Day

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Library Closed for Independence Day

 

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Special Events

Library Closings:

Friday, July 3, 2015 & Saturday, July 4, 2015 - Closed in observance of Independence Day


Teen Summer Reading Program
June 1 - July 31

Teens going in to 6th grade through 12th grade can join the Teen Summer Reading Program.  Read books, earn points, and win prizes.  You can also earn points by racking up volunteer hours.  Sign up at the library desk any time on or after June 1st.  Contact Joy Stortvedt if you have questions: 712-246-2315.

Kids Summer Reading Program

When school lets out for the summer, it's time for fun at the library with weekly events and a reading goal.  Join us this summer for:

Learn to Identify Scams &
Protect Yourself from Identity Theft
With Kelly Augustine & Patti Rolf
Tuesday, June 23rd @ 4:30pm

Join these two ladies in the library auditorium as they help you learn to protect yourself and your information.

Journey to the Museum
Wednesday, June 24 @ 2pm

Join a Teens ONLY guided to of the Shenandoah Historical Museum.  Find out about local heroes of the past!  Meet at the library.  Call 712-246-2315 or e-mail libraryq@qwestoffice.net with questions.

LEGO FREE PLay
These Mondays @ 3-5pm

Drop in and play with Legos on these Monday afternoons.  Supervision provided by the Friends of the Shenandoah Public Library.

Big Hero 6 Movie Event
Tuesday, July 14 @ 4pm

Come see it free on our big screen.  Popcorn will be provided.

Clean Eating for Life!
Tuesday, July 21 @ 4:30pm

Join your Shenandoah Hy-Vee Dietitian, Danielle, as she shares:

Magic: the Gathering
Unofficial Two-Headed Giant Tournament

Thurs. July 23rd, 2015 - 5-9pm
Sign up by June 18!

Sign up by June 18 and you'll be assigned a partner for this two-on-two style tournament.  Modern format.  You'll then have 5 weeks to deck-build and practice with your partner.  First, second & third place teams will get one prize card each from our prize vault.  Pick up a brochure with detailed rules at the library desk or visit www.facebook.com/shentcg for further details.  **This tournament is NOT sponsored by Wizards of the Coast and will NOT earn you Planeswalker Points.

The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown
Thurs. July 30th @ 6:30pm
Theme:  Connection

Join us for science-based book discussion in the library auditorium.  Copies of the book are available for check out near the library front desk.

6th Annual Cruisin' Shenandoah
Saturday Night, August 1, 2015 - 6-8pm
Shenandoah Public Library Parking Lot
Registration starts @ 4:30pm

Come early and register your vehicle to get great coupon promotions.  Please bring a non-perishable food item for your registration fee.  All items will be donated to the community food pantry.

Ongoing Activities

What's On Your Nightstand?
What's On Your Nightstand?  is a book club with a twist.  All the participants have a chance to share about the books that they have been reading lately.  Held on the fourth Wednesday of the month at noon, everyone can bring a sack lunch and the stack of books from their nightstand or beside their armchair or...
For more information, contact Carrie Falk at 712-246-2315.

Library Reading Club
The Reading Club meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 10:00 am in the North Room of the library.  Each month a new book will be selected for discussion during the following month's meeting.  For more information, contact Jan Frank-de Ois at 712-246-2315.

Blood Pressure Clinics
Page County Public Health provides free blood pressure screenings on the second Monday of each month from 11:00am to 11:45am.  For more details, contact Carmen at Page County Public Health - 712-246-2332.

VHS to DVD Conversion
On the 2nd & 4th Thursdays of the month between 2-4pm, a volunteer will be available to assist you in converting your personal home movies on VHS to DVD.  The conversion takes place in real-time, so be prepared to wait for the duration of the movie or to start conversion and return at the end of the film.  Contact Liz at the library for more information - 712-246-2315.

Homebound Delivery
The Shenandoah Public Library offers homebound delivery of library materials to patrons in Shenandoah city limits who can't get to the library because of temporary hardship due to major illness, an ongoing need due to physical handicap, long-term illness, or homebound seniors.  You will receive personalized visits, no overdue fines, longer lending periods (8 weeks), and delivery right to your front door.  Delivery will be made on the 1st and/or 3rd Friday of the month, and participants will need to call in their requests by 5pm on the Wednesday prior to delivery.  Librarians will work with you to select books that are to your taste.  Call Carrie or Liz at the library for more information or to sign up: 712-246-2315.

Computer Classes
The library is offering a series of beginning computer classes called "Step by Step."  The topics are very basic and designed for adults with very little or no computer experience.  Each class lasts about a half-hour followed by a half hour of practice and question time.   Call Joy Stortvedt at 712-246-2315 with any questions or to sign up.

Course Topics:
Mon. Oct. 6, 2014 - Basics 101: A Crash Course on Computers & the Internet
Tues. Oct. 7, 2014 - E-mail Basics
Wed. Oct. 8, 2014 - Online Job Applications
Thurs. Oct. 9, 2014 - TBA

Magic: The Gathering
Come to the library auditorium on the following Thursdays (typically the 3rd Thurs. of the month) from 4-5:30pm to play the trading card game Magic: The Gathering.  We'll provide the snacks, but you need to bring your own deck or borrow one from someone in the group.  Contact Joy Stortvedt at 712-246-2315 for more information.

January 15* - Peasant Tournament 5:15-9pm
February 19
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Makerspace

*On hiatus for summer*
Kids & Teens age 8-14 are invited to the library auditorium on the 4th Wednesday of the month from 2:30-4:30pm for Makerspace.  During this time, volunteers will be leading a variety of hands-on projects, from technology to arts & crafts.  What will you make?  Design. Create. Explore everything.  Contact Jan Frank-de Ois at 712-246-2315 for more information or to volunteer.

Lego Club

*On hiatus for summer*
Kids & teens ages 5 and up can come to the library auditorium on the first Thursday of the month from 4-5pm for Lego building fun during Lego Club.  First, we'll have snacks and look at pictures of cool Lego creations based on our theme, then you'll get a chance to build your own design out of Legos from the library's extensive collection.  Contact Joy Stortvedt at 712-246-2315 for more information.

Preschool Storytime
Join the fun at our storytimes when we share books, puppet plays, rhymes and action songs with preschoolers and their families.  Children from the community are invited to join the storytimes in the Story Garden on the following dates: 

*On hiatus for summer*

Contact Liz Trippler at 712-246-2624 for more information.
 

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