Upcoming Library Events
 

February 2015
Special Events
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Library Board Meeting at 4:30 in the Library Auditorium
 

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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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The Dovekeepers

Arm Knitting
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VHS to DVD Conversion
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Teen Library Survey Ends

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Magic: The Gathering
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Clean Eating Class
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Preschool Storytime
10am

What's on your nightstand?
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Makerspace
2:30-4:30pm

 

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VHS to DVD Conversion
2-4pm

Pushing The Limits
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Adult Reading Club
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War Brides

Library Board Meeting at 4:30 in the Library Auditorium
 

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National Library Week

Blood Pressure Clinic
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National Library Week

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Preschool Storytime
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What's on your nightstand?
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Special Events

Teen Library Survey

How do you use the library?  What do you want from the library?  Here's your chance to speak up and tell us!  Click here to take the survey.

Arm Knitting 101
with Carla Crosser-Harrington
Wednesday, March 11 @ 4:30pm

Arm knitting is a knitting style with no needles, great for making fun scarves and more.  If you'd like to participate, sign up at the library desk.  Registration is extremely limited, and you will need to bring your own materials.  Talk to Carrie at the library if you have questions - 712-246-2315.

Science-based Book Discussion
March 26, 2015 - 6:30pm

My Name Is Mary Sutter
by Robin Oliveira (All Iowa Reads)
Theme: Knowledge

Silent Auction
Mon.-Tues., March 30-31, 2015 during Library Hours
Pick up items on Wed., April 1

Stop by to bid on items the library can no longer use.  There will be used computer parts, carpet, construction materials and much, much more.  Items must be paid for and picked up on Wed., April 1st or they will no longer be available.

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
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Makerspace
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
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: 

Winter/Spring dates:
Wed., January 14, 2015 - 10am
Wed., February 11, 2015 - 10am
Wed., March 25, 2015 - 10am
Wed., April 22, 2015 - 10am

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

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