Adult Summer Reading

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Welcome to Summer Reading 2022!

Why should kids have all the fun? Read along with our adult summer reading2022 SRP Bookmark Opens in new window program starting Thursday, June 2nd! Participating is easy; just complete your summer reading book log by checking out any 5 adult books, and have a staff member initial your book log for every book you borrow.  All completed bookmarks will be placed in a prize drawing for Capitol II Theatre movie tickets, local restaurant gift certificates, coffee, or a new Kindle tablet! No limit on the number of book logs you can complete! Prizes awarded while supplies last. Ages 18+

Entries due July 30, 2022

How to Participate:

  1. Pick up your reading log bookmark beginning Thursday, June 2nd
  2. Borrow any 5 adult library books and have a librarian initial your bookmark when you check out.
  3. Turn your completed bookmark in to the library Information Desk to be included in our prize drawing! Want to play again? Grab a new bookmark and start over! All completed bookmarks will be entered into a drawing for a new Kindle tablet, movie tickets, and other fun prizes!

Featured Summer Reading Events for Adults - Click on Event for Details!

Date Event Ages Registration
June 1 - 18 June Mystery Bag - "Adventure Awaits!" 18+ Call 641-792-4108
June 2, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Summer Reading Kick-Off! All Ages  
June 8, 10:00 a.m. Sit 'n Stitch Adults  
June 8, 6:00 p.m. Acrylic Paint-Along Class 18+ Opens May 31
June  9, 5:30 p.m. Beyond the Beaten Path: One War, Four Iowans, and their Journey to Home & Love Adults  
June 10, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Library Plant Swap All Ages  
June 13, 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. Borrow a Librarian: Drop-In Photo Digitizing Adults  
June 14, 5:30 p.m. DIY @ the Library: Kokedama 18+ Opens June 6
June 15, 1:00 p.m. Readers Rendezvous Book Club Adults  
June 23, 5:30 p.m. The Longest Day: The D-Day Landing at Normandy Adults  
June 27, 5:30 p.m. CSI Iowa: True Crime Stories Adults  
July 5 - 16 July Mystery Bag - "You've Got a Friend in Me" 18+ Opens June 27
July 7, 5:30 p.m. DIY @ the Library: Galaxy Planters 18+ Opens June 27
July 11, 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. Borrow a Librarian: Drop-In Photo Digitizing Adults  
July 12, 5:30 p.m. Off the Map: Stories of Iowa's Abandoned and Disappearing Towns Adults  
July 25, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Modern Pop Art Workshop with Michael Albert 18+ Opens July 18
July 30 Last Day to Turn in Summer Reading Bookmarks!    
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