Library News for March 2017
Adult Library News
Family Game Night:
Come celebrate our new game area on the library’s 4th floor! Play family games like Catan Junior, Hey That’s My Fish, and Hungry Hungry Hippos and other games like Magic and Dungeons & Dragons. This event is in collaboration with Cornell College’s Chess and Games Club, which kindly donated their collection of games to the library. Saturday, March 4, 2:00-6:00 p.m.
Gardening Conversations continue on Tuesday, March 14 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in room 108 of Cole Library. Spring is right around the corner and we hope you will join the conversation.
Daytime Adult Book Discussion Group
The Daytime Book Discussion Group will meet Tuesday, March 21, from 9:30-11:00 a.m. in Room 310 on the library’s third floor. The book they will discuss is Into the Heart of Africa by Jerry Smith. If you would like to join in the discussion, call Sherene at 319-535-1105 or just come that morning.
Community of Readers Adult Book Discussion Group
Community of Readers will meet on Tuesday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 310. We will discuss The House of Twenty Thousand Books by Sasha Ambramsky. If you would like to join the discussion, call Cathy at 319-895-4262 or join us that evening.
Monday Matinee Movies for Adults
Monday, March 27, Cole Library will host Monday Matinee Movie. The movie Hacksaw Ridge will begin at 1:00 p.m. in Room 108 on the library’s first floor. Popcorn and a drink will be provided.
Join us for Knitting Night on Tuesday, March 28 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. in Room 310.
A binder containing basic federal and state tax forms is available at both the first and third floor circulation desks. Copies at the library are .10 a page.
Teen Library News
Teen Table-top Role Playing Game Series
Teen RPG Group:
The group is currently playing Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition! Teen RPG now meets every Tuesday and Wednesday, 5:00-7:00 p.m., in Room 108. Tuesday and Wednesday sessions are running different story lines, so to avoid confusion we request that members pick a session to attend and only attend on that day.
February 28 & March 1
March 7 & 8
March 14 & 15
March 21 & 22
March 28 & 29
Teen Book Groups
Middle School Book Group
This month the MSBG book group will read Cast Iron by Destiny Soria. We will meet Saturday, March 25, from 10:30-11:30. If you would like to join the group please email Grace at email@example.com.
High School Book Group
This month the HSBG book group will discuss The Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Heilig. We meet Saturday, March 25, from 11:30-12:30 p.m. If you would like to join the group please email Grace at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The books for these two discussion groups are provided by Hills Bank and Trust.
Youth Library News
Spring Break @ the Library
- Monday Movies @ the Library
March 13, 10:00-11:45 a.m.
Room 108. Join us for Moana, PG. Popcorn and a drink will be provided. Call 319-895-4271 to reserve your seat.
- Lego Club
March 14, 10:00–11:00 a.m.
Come and build with other Lego fans. Room 108.
- Sketches, Scribbles, & Stories
March 15, 10:00 a.m.– Noon
Learn to sketch and doodle simple figures and objects. Then put your new art skills together to draw or illustrate a story or graphic novel page. Call 319-895-4271 to reserve your spot.
- Story Time @ the Library
March 16, 9:30 a.m. Children’s Room, First Floor.
We will share stories, songs, finger plays and a craft.
Come build and play at Lego Club. Lego Club meets every Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Room 108.
March 14 – This day only we will meet at 10:00 a.m. for a special Spring Break Lego Club instead of 3:30 p.m.
Crafternoon is an after school arts and crafts program for elementary-aged children. They are held every other Friday at 3:30 p.m. in Room 108.
March 3: Sponge Paint Butterflies
March 31: String Art Flowers
Please RSVP to 895-4271 so we have enough supplies for everyone.
Story Time continues each Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. Topics for March are colors, birds, and chicks.