December 2019 Newsletter

New Arrivals

Check out listings of all new materials to the library. You will find our latest fictionnonfictionlarge printaudiobooksmoviesmusic and more. We even feature Youth Services items, such as easy (picture) booksjunior graphic novelsfiction, and movies.

TIP: be sure to bookmark your favorite lists in your web browser so you can check them at any time. The lists show real-time availability and are updated immediately as we add new materials each day.

Upcoming Closures
Thanksgiving: November 28th & 29th
Christmas: December 24th & 25th
New Year's: January 1st (closing at 5 PM on Tuesday, Dec. 31st)

Youth Programs

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Knit-a-Bit for Teens
November 22nd, and 25th, 4:30-5:30 PM, for Grades 5-12 Learn all about the knits & purls that go into this calming hobby. All skill levels are welcome. We'll have supplies…

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Fall-Winter 2019 Program Brochure
Take a look at all of our new program offerings in our Fall-Winter 2019 brochure.

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Reel Bad Movies!
November 21st, and December 19th at 5 PM, Grades 5-12 Watch cheesy movies with your friends and laugh at them! Oh, and did we mention there's pizza? November 21st, 5-6:30…

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Nature Knowledge with Nora
Monday, December 9th at 3:30 PM Join Nora from the Happy Dancing Turtle for nature-based fun each month! Great for ages 6 through 10. Monday, December 9th at 3:30 PM…

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Early Explorers
Wednesdays from 10:30 - 11:00 am, September 4th-November 27th Great for ages 2-5. Explore a new topic each week, from engineering to nature and everything in between! All activities are…

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Winter Break Programs
December 23rd, 1:30 PM: Showing of "Elf" on the big screen & cookie decorating! Movie is rated PG and runs 1 hr 37 minutes. December 26th, 1:30 PM: Scavenger Hunt…

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After-Hours Laser Tag for Teens
December 27th & 30th Join the adventure and play laser tag in the library—after hours! Explore the library while competing to be the ultimate laser tag champion! Please note the…

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Art After School
Select Mondays in December - Great for Ages 6 through 10 December 2nd, 3–4 PM: Printmaking December 16th, 3–4 PM: Salty watercolor snowflakes December 30th, 1:30–2:30 PM (No school day!):…

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Adult Programs

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Great River Writes Programs
Late October - Early December Great River Writes announces the 3rd annual writing series to inspire writers of all levels. In conjunction with National Novel Writing Month, public libraries and…

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Holiday Open House
Thursday, December 12th from 4-6 PM Celebrate the holiday season with us!  Enjoy live music, snacks and refreshments.

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Chair Bingo
2nd Thursday of every month, 10:30-11:30 AM Get a lower body workout with chair bingo!  All you have to do is perform different chair exercises (never having to leave your…

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Ongoing Programs
Adults


Book Bingo: 2nd Wednesday of the month, 2 PM

Book Bingo, Evening Edition: at Island City Brewery, select Wednesdays from 7-8 PM (Dec. 4th)

Book Discussion: 1st Wednesday of the month, 2 PM

Classic Movie Monday: 1st Monday of the month, 1 PM

Craft 'n Things: 2nd Monday of the month, 2 PM

Friends of the Library Meeting: 3rd Saturday of the month, 9:30 AM

Youth

1000 Books Before Kindergarten: read 1000 books from age 1 to Kindergarten

Baby Book Bees
: read 100 books in your baby's 1st year


Storytime: Tuesdays and Fridays at 10:30 AM 

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