Story Time Tuesdays: 10:30 a.m.
Hurry in for our Build a Better World summer reading program! We start on Tuesday, June 13, with stories focusing on ways to improve our world.
Coffee Wednesdays: 10 a.m.-noon
Join us around the fireplace for a cup of coffee or iced tea.
Tween Time: Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m.
Jump into some crafts, activities and discussions for ages 8-12. Activities include making blankets and fairy gardens for the nursing home, origami activities and more!
Sit N Stitch: Thursdays, 6-8 p.m.
Come knit, crochet and quilt with us!
Men’s Friday Coffee: 10 a.m.-noon
Gentlemen, drop in for some coffee and conversation. Enjoy spending time and having a few laughs or interesting discussions with other men from around the area.
Summer reading programs for all ages start in June, “Build a Better World.” Watch our website and Facebook for details. Stop in beginning in June to pick up your reading log and check out our exciting summer reading prizes!
- Adults June 1–Aug. 1; Kids, Tweens and Teens June 12–July 21
Thursday programs begin at 1 p.m.
• June 15: The Grout Museum of Waterloo will be here to teach us about combustion.
• June 22: Science Center of Iowa presents Building Blunders. Join us as we learn about some famous building blunders that topple, tilt or twirl while experiencing the marvels of engineering.
• June 29: Hanson Family: Learn to juggle with scarves, spin plates and balance nifty paper cones! www.hansonshows.com
Monday Movie Matinee: June 19, 1 p.m.
“ANTZ” — Z, the worker ant, must save the ant colony from the treacherous scheming of the evil General Mandible. Rated PG, 83 Minutes. You are welcome to bring pillows, blankets and snacks.
Monday Book Club: June 19, 7 p.m.
“Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen. The Bennet’s have five unmarried daughters, and Mrs. Bennet is desperate to see them all married…
Monday Movie Matinee: June 26, 1 p.m.
Come enjoy an old favorite, “The Parent Trap.” Hallie Parker, a hip Californian, and Annie James, a proper London miss, are identical twins who don’t even know each other exist…until they accidentally meet at summer camp. Rated PG, 128 Minutes. You are welcome to bring pillows, blankets and snacks.
Lessons from the Holocaust: Thursday, June 29, 6:30 p.m.
Brad Wilkening will share lessons of the Holocaust and relate them to our current world. “The violence, intolerance, bigotry and hatred must come to an end or our very way of life will be threatened. Bullying and indifference start at an early age, and we have a responsibility to help create a safer more caring environment. We need to be upstanders, not bystanders, in the face of evil.” Special guests Michael and David Wolnerman. David Wolnerman, the last camp survivor in the Des Moines area, will be telling his survival story as well!
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