Upcoming Library Events
 

October 2014
Special Events
Ongoing Activities

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Lego cLUB
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Homebound Delivery
 

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Blood Pressure Clinic
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Adult Reading Club
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Me & Emma

Library Board Meeting at 4:30 in the Library Auditorium
 

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VHS to DVD Conversion
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Flavorful Herbs Class
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Magic: The Gathering
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Preschool Storytime
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What's on your nightstand?
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VHS to DVD Conversion
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Lego cLUB
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Friends of the Library Meeting 7pm
 

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Computer Class
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Computer Class
9:30am & 5pm

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Computer Class
9:30am & 5pm

Adult Reading Club
10 am -
How Starbucks Saved My Life

Library Board Meeting at 4:30 in the Library Auditorium
 

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Computer Class
9:30am & 5pm

VHS to DVD Conversion
2-4pm

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Blood Pressure Clinic
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Magic: The Gathering
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What's on your nightstand?
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VHS to DVD Conversion
2-4pm

Pushing the Limits: One Summer
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10am-6pm

 

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Special Events

Holiday Closings:

November 11, 2014 - Veterans' Day

Next Book: One Summer
Thursday, October 23, 6:30pm

Join us for food and discussion on the chosen book and how it relates to science.   If you'd like to pick up a copy of the book to read before the discussion, stop by the library.

The Friends of the Library Meeting
Thurs., October 2, 2014 - 7pm

The Friends of the Library are holding a meeting of their members.

Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale
Saturday, October 25th ~ 10am-6pm
& Monday, October 27th ~ 10am-6pm

The Friends of the Library will be hosting our annual book sale in the library auditorium.  Donations will be accepted for the sale Monday, Oct. 20 through Friday, Oct. 24th during regular library hours.

Ongoing Activities

What's On Your Nightstand?
As a spin-off from Books Sandwiched In, What's On Your Nightstand? gives all the participants 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 10:00am to 11:00am.  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.

August 28* Special date
September 18
October 16
November 20
December 18

Lego Club
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: 

Fall dates:
Wed., September 24, 2014 - 10am
Wed., October 29 2014 - 10am
Wed., November 19, 2014 - 10am

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

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