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October 2015
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Wednesday Matinee
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Adult Reading Club
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Library Board Meeting at 4:30 in the Library Auditorium
 

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Teen Reading Club
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TAG Applications Due

 

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Blood Pressure Clinic
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Preschool Storytime
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Makerspaces 2:30pm
 

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Magic: The Gathering
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What's on your nightstand?
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Pushing The Limits
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Arm Knitting Class
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Wednesday Matinee
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Teen Reading Club
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Adult Reading Club
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Homebound Delivery

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Book Sale
 

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Special Events

Library Closings:

Monday, September 7th - Labor Day
Thursday, September 10th - Staff Training

Wednesday Matinee
1st Early-Out Wed. of the Month - 2pm
October 7th

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Join us in the library auditorium for a FREE family-friendly film on our big screen.  Snacks & supervision provided.

Volunteers Needed:
Teen Advisory Group

We're looking for teens grades 6-12 to join the Teen Advisory Group.  This volunteer organization meets monthly to help plan events, choose books for the teen department, and promote the library to the community.  Applications are due September 11, 2015.  Pick up an application at the library or print one below:

TAG Application


The Library is looking for uncompleted model car kit's for this Fall's Makerspaces.  Contact Jan at the library if you have any questions: 712-246-2315.


Science-Based Book Discussion

Book: Physics for Future Presidents by Richard A. Muller
Theme: Knowledge
Thursday, September 24 - 6:30pm

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.

Tablet Club
Bring your tablet to the library on the 4th Wednesday of the month from 1-2pm to share tips & tricks with other users and find out about cool new apps.  Call Carrie Falk at the library for more information: 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.

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Teen Reading Club
Teens grades 6-12 are invited to come talk about books with other book ninjas on the 2nd Friday of the month from 4:30-5:30pm.  Talk to Joy Stortvedt at the library for more information: 712-246-2315.

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: 

10am - Wednesday, September 16th
10am - Wednesday, October 21th
10am - Wednesday, November 18th

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

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