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Building Creativity One Block at a Time: a LEGO® program Legos with DuTrac

Join us Tuesday, November 20 from 5:00-7:00 pm for this monthly program. This month’s theme is "Family at Thanksgiving". This program is for all ages but children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult or older partner. This LEGO® program is sponsored by DuTrac Community Credit Union.


Thanksgiving Hours:Closed for Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 21: Library closes at 5:00 pm

Thursday, November 22: Library is closed


Small Business Saturday: Refueling Stationsmall business saturday

Need a break from shopping on Saturday, November 24?  Stop in the library and relax with cider, punch, cookies or popcorn from 9:30am – 4:30 pm.


Small Business Saturday: Game Onsmall business saturday

Looking for something for your children to do while you shop during Small Business Saturday on Saturday, November 24? Bring them to the library to enjoy board, card, or console games!  Members of TACKL (The Library’s Teen Advisory Group) will be at the library from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm to play games or just hang out with your kids.  No registration is required but children must have completed Kindergarten or be accompanied by an older teen who will be responsible for them.  Refreshments will be provided.  


Trash or Treasure? treasure chest

Join us Tuesday, November 27 at 6:30 pm where Heidi Huisman from Savvy Salvage will evaluate items and show you how to research items you own to determine if you have trash or treasure. Up to twenty participants may bring in one item each to be evaluated. Registration is NOT required but if you want to be sure your item is evaluated please contact the library to save your place.  Heidi will also bring in some fun junk of her own to demonstrate how something usual can become an unusual decor piece in your home.


Final Friday Tech featuring FreegalFreegal with listen here button

Join us Friday, November 30 from 3:00-5:00 pm for Final Friday Tech. This month’s topic is Freegal, a free downloadable music program that can be accessed with your library card! As time allows, guests are welcome to bring other technology questions to be answered. Final Friday Tech is held on the last Friday of each month.  The library has a few laptops available to use but guests are encouraged to bring their own.


A Visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus Santa Claus

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting the library from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturday, December 1.  Children of all ages are welcome to come and talk to Santa. Don't forget to bring your cameras!  There will be a few simple crafts to make while you wait.



Cookie Walk FundraiserPlate of cookies

Come to the library for our annual Christmas Cookie Walk Fundraiser on Saturday, December 1 from 10:00 am-1:00 pm. Fill a plate of sweet treats (about a dozen items) from a variety of baked goods provided by friends, volunteers, board members, and staff of the library. Plates are $6.00 for one or $10.00 for two. Volunteers will be on hand to wrap your tray before you leave. Sponsored by the Fundraising Committee of the JKPL.  


Layette Quilt Display and Raffle

Several quilts made by the Dyersville Layette Ladies are on display at the library from November 12 thru December 16 and you can purchase raffle tickets to win the quilt of your choice! Cost for raffle tickets are 1 for $2.00, 3 for $5.00 or 10 for $10.00.  One winner will be able to select their favorite quilt out of those on display to keep. The winner of the raffle will be drawn on Monday, December 17.  Need not be present to win. Proceeds from this fundraiser will be split evenly between the Layette Ladies group and the JKPL.

« November 2018 »
Upcoming Events
Books for Lunch Movie presentation of “Chicago” Nov 19, 2018 12:00 PM - 01:50 PM — Hoffman Room
JKPL Writing Group Nov 19, 2018 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM — Hoffman Room
NaNoWriMo Come Write In Nov 20, 2018 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM — Hoffman Room
Building Creativity One Block at a Time: a LEGO® program Nov 20, 2018 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM — Active Learning Smart Space
Sit 'n' Stitch Nov 21, 2018 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM — Hoffman Community Room
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