Upcoming Library Events
 

December 2014
Special Events
Ongoing Activities

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Friends of the Library Book Sale
10am-6pm

 

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Cookie Bouquets
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Preschool Storytime
10am

 

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Thai Soup Class
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All Hallows Eve Teen Party
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Perfect Turkey 101
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Library Board Meeting at 4:30 in the Library Auditorium
 

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Lego cLUB
4-5pm


 

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Homebound Delivery

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Blood Pressure Clinic
10-11am

 

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Closed for Veterans' Day
 

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Adult Reading Club
10 am -
Country of the Pointed Firs

 

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VHS to DVD Conversion
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Still Life Movie & Discussion
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Preschool Storytime
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Magic: The Gathering
4-5:30pm
 

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Homebound Delivery

Beautiful Bows 4:30
 

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What's on your nightstand?
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Closed for Thanksgiving Day
 

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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
11-11:45am

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Adult Reading Club
10 am -
A Quilt for Christmas

What's on your nightstand?
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VHS to DVD Conversion
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Good Gravy!
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Magic: The Gathering
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Homebound Delivery

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Lego TRaIn WORLD
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An Evening of Mystery
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Special Events

Holiday Closings:

December 24, 2014 - Closing Early @ 4pm
December 25-26, 2014 - Closed all day for Christmas
December 31, 2014 - Closing Early @ 4pm
January 1, 2015 - Closed all day for New Year's Day

Good Gravy!
Wednesday, December 17 @ 4:30pm

Debbie Richards will take us step by step through the process of making different types of gravy, from beef gravy to sausage gravy to bacon gravy and even a cheese dip!  We hope you'll join us.

Christmas Cookie Exchange
Friday, December 19 @ 4:30

Bring 4 dozen of your favorite Christmas cookies and leave with a variety of cookies and new recipes to test.  Please proide your recipe and we will compile a recipe booklet for you to take with your cookies. We will taste test, share stories and enjoy the Christmas spirit! Registration is required.

Lego TRAIN WORLD
Tuesday,
DECember 30th, 3-5pm

Kids ages 5 and up are invited to Lego Train World.  We'll set up the library's Lego trains and you build the world around them.  We'll need houses, schools, airports, and anything else you can think of.  Bring your imagination and joint the fun!

An Evening of Mystery
Friday, January 2nd
Teens Grades 6-12

5:00pm Maleficent movie

Come see this recent movie for free on our big screen.  Rated PG.

6:30pm The Pharaoh's Curse

You are the detective!  Figure out whether the prom's Queen of the Nile was harmed in an accident - or was it attempted murder?!?  Join us for this interactive mystery.

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 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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April 16
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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 24, 2015 - 10am
Wed., April 22, 2015 - 10am

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

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