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October 16 Events

Please Wear a Mask

Effective August 24, 2021: As required by CDC Guidelines, library patrons should wear a mask when using the library. (This policy applies to all library patrons 2 years of age and older.) As CDC guidelines change, the director of the library and library board are allowed to change this policy accordingly.

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Family Stories, Japanese American Internment, and When the Emperor Was Divine

Presenters Neil Nakadate and Vivian Hayashi will give us a glimpse into both their families' experience in Japanese-American Internment Camps during WWII. Sunday, October 17 @ 1:00 PM. All Ages.

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Afterschool Fun

Join us Tuesdays from 4:15-5:15 PM for fun activities, perfect for ages 5 years old and up! We'll have LEGO on the 1st Tuesday of the month, Get Crafty on the 2nd Tuesday, STEM on the 3rd Tuesday, and Board Games on the 4th Tuesday. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Tuesday will be drop-in and located in the Youth Area. The 4th Tuesday has registration and will be located in Meeting Room A/B.

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Playaway Audiobooks for Adults

Listen to Audiobooks without a CD Player or through downloading e-Audiobooks to your personal smart device. Playaways are pre-loaded audiobooks on a small device that gives you the portability and freedom to listen to audiobooks anytime, anywhere.

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Thursday Night Movie

Join us this month for Black Widow (PG-13/2021/135 minutes). Limited space for social distancing, registration encouraged. October 28 @ 6:00 PM.

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Friday Flicks: Classic Monster Movies

Stop by the Library for a free movie for adults; this October we're watching classic monster movies! Adults (18+) only. Fridays @ 1:00 PM in the ICN Room.

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Managing Grief Through the Holidays

While each person's grief journey is unique, the holidays can magnify the experience for many who are dealing with loss. The Iowa Donor Network will share ways to take care of yourself and others every step of the way. November 3 @ 6:00 PM.

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Seeking Teen Volunteers

Attention teens ages 12-17! Looking to gain valuable work experience or earn volunteer hours for the Silver Cord Program? It's time to get ready to volunteer at the library this 2021-2022 school year!

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