Story Time Tuesdays: 10:30 a.m.


October at the library is so much fun! Join Brittany for story times on tacos, fall, monsters, pumpkins and Halloween! Be sure to wear your Halloween costume to story time on Oct. 31!


Coffee Wednesdays: 10 a.m.-noon


Join us around the fireplace for a cup of coffee or hot tea!


Baby Lapsit: Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.


Come join Brittany for stories, songs, rhymes and finger plays, all geared toward helping your baby develop early literacy skills! Ages 0–2.


Sit N Stitch: Thursdays, 6-8 p.m.


Bring your current project, and join the stitching!


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.


LEGO Club


Monday, Oct. 2. 3:45-4:45 p.m.


Come to our LEGO Club! Each month we will have a building theme, then play with our creations. Registration is required. Kindergarten–fifth grade.


Wednesday Book Club


Oct. 4, 7 p.m.


“Hidden Figures” by Margot Lee Shetterly. The American Dream and the untold story of the black women mathematicians who helped win the Space Race…


Cribbage


Thursday, Oct. 5, 1 p.m.


Join us the first Thursday of the month. Bring a friend and let’s have some fun! Cribbage boards are provided.


Four Seasons Photo Club


Thursday, Oct. 5, 7 p.m.


New members are always welcome. The Four Seasons Photo Club meets on the first Thursday of the month, September through May. Come learn about photography techniques, and discuss with other photographers on ways to improve your photography. Watch for our guest speakers, who have great insight into photography.


Teen Time!


Monday, Oct. 9, 1:30-2:30 p.m.


Teens, there is no school on Oct. 9! Come decorate a haunted candy house. Free snacks! Grades six–12.


First annual No-Carve Book Character Pumpkin Decorating Contest!


Drop off your pumpkins any time between Monday, Oct. 9 and Friday, Oct. 20 to be entered into the contest! On Monday, Oct. 23 — voting on pumpkins begins. Stop in that week to cast your vote! Votes for pumpkins are due by 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27.


Friends of the Library Meeting


Wednesday, Oct. 11, 6:30 p.m.


The Friends of the Polk City Community Library have four scheduled meetings per year. All meetings are open to members and the public. Anyone interested in supporting the library is welcome and encouraged to attend.


Giant “Fall Flowers” Workshop


Thursday, Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m.


Come make GIANT paper flowers from cardstock. These stunning paper flowers are great for fall decor or giving as gifts. Preregistration is required — 984-6119.


Monday Book Club


Oct. 16, 7 p.m.


“The Little Paris Bookshop” by Nina George. Monsieur Perdu can prescribe the perfect book for a broken heart. But can he fix his own?


SHIIP — Welcome To Medicare


Thursday, Oct. 19, 6 p.m.


Are you going to be eligible for Medicare in the near future? Have you been on Medicare for a while and want to better understand what it offers? Do you have a family member you help with Medicare issues? “Welcome to Medicare” is for you! This two-hour seminar will cover Medicare Part A and Part B benefits, the prescription drug benefit (Part D), Medicare Advantage plans and Medicare supplement insurance. SHIIP, the Senior Health Insurance Information Program, is a service of the State of Iowa. SHIIP counselors are trained by the state and do not sell or promote any insurance companies, policies or agents. For more information or questions, call 1-800-351-4664. An RSVP is required — 515-984-6119.


Family Movie Night


Thursday, Oct. 26, 6 p.m.


“Born in China.” Follow the adventures of three animal families in China: the majestic panda, the savvy golden monkey and the elusive snow leopard. Rated G, 79 minutes. You are welcome to bring pillows, blankets and snacks.


Trunk or Treat at the Polk City Square


Monday, Oct. 30, 6-8 p.m.


Stop and see the library display on your trip around the square!


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