Upcoming Library Events
 

August 2014
Special Events
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Everything You Wanted to Know About Greens Class
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Fizz, Boom, Read! -
Mad Science of Iowa - 12:30pm

 

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Homebound Delivery
 

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Rubber Band Bracelets Class
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Adult Reading Club
10 am -
Little Wolves

Fizz, Boom, Read! -
Tie Dye - 1pm

Library Board Meeting at 4:30 in the Library Auditorium
 

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Lego Train World
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Blood Pressure Clinic
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Magic: The Gathering
Tournament
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Steampunk Tea
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Spring Rolls Class
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What's on your nightstand?
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Summer Comic Workshop
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Spark a Reaction Teen Summer Reading Ends
 

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Cruisin' Shenandoah
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Library Board Meeting at 4:30 in the Library Auditorium
 

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Adult Reading Club
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Special Events

Holiday Closings:

Independence Day - July 4 - Closed all day
We will be open for regular hours on Sat., July 5


Kids Summer Reading Program

Kids up through going into grade 5 can sign up for the summer reading program any time after the end of school.  They can set a reading goal and work toward a fun prize.  The first 50 to sign up will receive a coupon for an ice cream cone.  We'll also be having these cool events:


Teen Summer Reading Program 2014
Sign-up Starts Monday, June 2, 2014

Teens going into grade 6 through grade 12 can sign up for the Spark a Reaction Teen Summer Reading Program.  Once you sign up, all you need to do is read books and bring them to the library to earn points.  Those points will get you into the weekly drawings and end-of-summer drawings - and 20 points gets you a free book & an invitation to the pizza party.  For more details, visit the Teens page.

Events:
(For more details, please visit the Teens page.)

Everything You Wanted to Know About Greens
With chefs Joseph Mounsey & James Hess III
Tuesday, July 1st at 4:30pm

Make Italian Wedding Soup & cornbread and use a variety of greens in your everyday cooking.  Registration is required.  Call 712-246-2315 or e-mail shencirc@qwestoffice.net with questions or to register.

Spring Rolls Class
With Jan Stevenson & Toni Bounds
Tuesday, July 22nd at 4:30pm

Learn to make this fun Asian dish.  Registration is required.  Call 712-246-2315 or e-mail shencirc@qwestoffice.net with questions or to register.

Summer Comic Workshop
Friday, August 1 & Saturday, August 2 from 2-4pm
Taught by Derek Kellison

       

From Garfield to Spider-man, comics and manga are a great source of action, comedy and fun.  This workshop for kids going into 6th grade through 12th grade is designed for all levels of comic artistry.  Learn how to make your own comics with activities like drawing your own characters, writing dialogue, and learning about comic styles and techniques.  The finished product is your very own published comic book.  Brought to you by the University of Iowa, IYWP (the Iowa Youth Writers' Program) and the Shenandoah Public Library.  To register, please visit www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0E4DA4AE28AAFF2-shenandoah.

Cruisin' Shenandoah
Sat. August 2nd from 6-8pm
Shenandoah Public Library Parking Lot
Registration Starts at 4:30pm

Join us in the parking lot to share your classic or souped-up vehicle or to see what great cars & trucks have stopped in.  Come early to register your vehicle to get a coupon for a free microbrew beer or root beer at the Depot Deli & Lounge.  Please bring a non-perishable food item for your registration fee.  All items will be donated to the Community Food Pantry.

Next Book: Lord of the Flies
Thursday, August 21, 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.

 

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.

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:
September 30, 2013 - Using the Mouse
October 01, 2013 - Meet Windows
October 02, 2013 - Internet Basics
October 03, 2013 - Internet Sites 1: Google
October 07, 2013 - Internet Sites 2: E-mail (Hotmail or Yahoo!) (Optional)
October 08, 2013 - Internet Sites 3: Facebook & Social Media (Optional)
October 09, 2013 - Microsoft Word Basics (Optional)

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.

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**July 17 - 4-9pm Unofficial Tournament
August 21

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: 

Spring dates:
Wed., March 12, 2014 - 10am
Wed., April 16, 2014 - 10am

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

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