Marty S. Knepper, co-author of The Book of Iowa Films, will trace Iowa's movie history through clips and anecdotes. Knepper, a former professor and chair of English and modern languages at Morningside College in Sioux City, has been researching the subject for two decades.
Join us for a discussion of Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. Ask at the information desk for a copy of the book.
Kids, join us for LEGO Fridays and build using our LEGO bricks. Visit us in the Children’s Area, bring your imagination, and get ready to build.
Join us for rhymes, bounces, stories, and a short playtime. For caregivers and babies ages 0 - 18 months.
Here is an opportunity for you to explore early literacy tips and books and play with others. This is an unsupervised, drop-in playtime where parents and caregivers are encouraged to interact with their children. Many items will be available for free exploration and play.
Join us for tea as we celebrate 150 years of Beatrix Potter with Joyce Miller, a member of the Beatrix Potter Society. Joyce will share a presentation and recent publications from her private collection on Miss Potter while we enjoy tea and refreshments, courtesy of Mercy Medical Center Food & Nutrition Services. Please pre-register. Adults only, please. Meeting Room One.
Do you want to practice your English skills? Looking to meet new people in your community? Join community members and English language learners alike at Forest Avenue Library and enjoy light refreshments and sparkling conversation! Activities are provided to prompt and encourage conversation. This program is open to all English speaking skill levels. For additional information please contact Philip Delgado at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Create your own virtual worlds, go on adventures, and learn computer skills as we play Minecraft at the library. For grades 3-8.
The whole family can come to the library for stories, rhymes and songs. Children's Area
Come and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and crafts in English and Spanish.
Bring the entire family together early in the evening for stories, songs and occasional crafts. It's a great way for busy parents to relax and listen to stories with their children. You can even wear your jammies!
Toddlers and caregivers can enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, occasional crafts and a little playtime with Miss Janee. For toddlers ages 18 months - 3 years.
Join us weekly for rhymes, songs, bounces, stories, and a little playtime. For caregivers and babies ages 0 - 18 months.
Come share stories, songs, and fingerplays followed by a craft in the children's area. Ages 18 months-3 years.