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Welcome to Summer Reading 2019!

Why should kids have all the fun? Register for our summer reading programBingo 2019 starting Tuesday, June 4th to play Summer Reading BINGO! Just follow these steps to participate:

  1. Pick up your BINGO sheet at the library, beginning June 4th
  2. Ask a Librarian to stamp your BINGO sheet every time you check out one of the books described on the card.
  3. Complete a row of 5 squares vertically, horizontally, or diagonally to win 1 free adult movie ticket to the Capitol II Theatre!* Continue filling out your card through Saturday, August 3rd to earn entries into drawings for Library tote bags, books, and other fun prizes!
  4. Participants with 3 or more completed rows will be entered into a grand prize drawing for a new Kindle Fire tablet in August!

*Movie tickets will be awarded while supplies last

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

Date Event Age
June 10 - June 23 "Catch Your Pet Reading" Calendar Photo Contest Adults
June 10, 6:00 pm Yoga at the Library 16+
June 13, 6:00 pm Feed Sacks: The Colorful History of a Frugal Fabric Adults
June 17, 6:00 pm DIY @ the Library: Painted Ombre Flower Pots 18+
June 24, 6:00 pm Iowa's Lost Titanic History Adults
June 26, 1:00 pm Bibliophile Book Club Adults
July 1, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Kindness Rocks @ Maytag Park All Ages
July 1, 5:00-7:00 pm Kindness Rocks @ Maytag Park All Ages
July 8, 6:00 pm Yoga at the Library 16+
July 18, 6:00 pm Captive Samurai: Japanese WWII Prisoners of War in Iowa Adults
July 25, 6:00 pm The Art of Henna 18+
August 3 Last Day to Turn in Summer Reading BINGO Sheets! Adults
August 6, 5:00-7:30 pm History Heist: Locked in the Louvre Escape Room 16+
August 7, 5:00-7:30 pm History Heist: Locked in the Louvre Escape Room 16+
August 8, 5:00-7:30 pm History Heist: Locked in the Louvre Escape Room 16+
August 22, 6:00 pm DIY @ the Library: Kokedama Hanging Plants 18+
August 28, 6:00 pm Ghost Towns of Jasper County Adults
Pets Reading 2019
Feed Sacks Flyer
Titanic Flyer
Ombre Flyer
Samurai
Henna
Rock Painting 2019
Ghost towns flyer
Kokedama Flyer
Louvre