David Wright and fellow members of the North Bear Chapter of Trout Unlimited will present an introductory program on fly fishing for trout in Iowa streams. Trout Unlimited is a national non-profit organization with 147,000 members dedicated to conserving, protecting, and restoring North America's coldwater fisheries and their watersheds.
Franklin Avenue Library
Please join us for the next meeting of the Friends of the Franklin Library on Saturday, June 20, at 11:00 a.m.
The Friends of the Franklin Library will hold their next meeting on Saturday, April 18, at 11:00. Please join us.
Mary Krisco, Human Sciences Specialist, Nutrition and Health, ISU Extension Office, will present a program on home canning and preserving.
A special guest from Living History Farms will be joining us to explain about the different tools Ioway Indians made and used in the year 1700. Everybody will get to make their own pot to take home. This program is for 3rd-8th graders and requires preregistration. Thank you to the Friends of the Franklin Avenue Library for sponsoring this program.
Local historian Bill Sherman will talk about the history of one-room schoolhouses in the Hawkeye State. His program reviews important dates and persons who had a significant impact on country schooling in Iowa and the nation. It also examines how teachers were trained to teach in country schools.
Do you like to swim? Find out what happens when we read The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water by Gemma Merino.
Friends of the Franklin Library Membership meeting
Our friends from the ISU Insect Zoo will be bringing their amazing bugs back to the library. Their LIVE insects will be on display from 2:00-6:00 PM, so stop by and get up-close and personal with spiders, beetles, and other bugs.
We'll discuss The Pearl That Broke its Shell by Nadia Hashimi.