Category: Hawkins’ Happenings

Hawkins’ Happenings – June 21, 2017

By Jolene Kronschnabel, Library Director
Hawkins Handcrafters meets on Thursday, June 22, from 1-3 PM. Stop in and work, chat, learn and share ideas with this talented group. Hawkins Handcrafters meets on Thursday, June 22, from 1-3 PM. Stop in and work, chat, learn and share ideas with this talented group. A free Monday afternoon Science program is provided by the Black Hawk County Extension Service on June 26. This is an entertaining, hands-on learning lab. Sessions are 1-2 PM for preschool-2nd grade and 2:30-3:30 PM for grades 3rd-5th. Digging to America by Anne Tyler, is the June Book Club selection. Join this group on Tuesday, June 27, at 1 PM for the discussion.  Rock Dog is the movie on Wednesday, June 28, at 1:15 PM. When a radio falls from the sky into the hands of a wide-eyed Tibetan Mastiff, he leaves home to fulfill his dream of becoming a musician. Rated PG, animation/adventure/comedy, plays 1 hr. and 30 min. There will not be a science program on Monday, July 3. Join us for our next science lab on Monday July 10. The library will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 for the holiday. Max 2: White House Hero shows at 1:15 PM on Wednesday, July 5. Max is assigned to the White House and meets TJ, a 12 year old boy, who is the President’s son. TJ befriends Alex, but when they get into trouble, Max comes to the rescue! Rated PG, family, plays 1 hr. and 25 min. Another fun LEGORAMA building day is on Thursday, July 6, from 2-4 PM. The building theme is patriotic. The library has great programs all summer long. Stop at the library for a schedule, find it online at www.laportecity.lib.ia.us, or on our Facebook page. Take advantage of these free, fun, and educational activities.

Hawkins’ Happenings – June 14, 2017

By Jolene Kronschnabel, Library Director
Make Father’s Day Cards through Thursday, June 16. We have lots of supplies for construction and decorating.
Hawkins Memorial Library will be closed for regular library business on Friday and Saturday, June 16 and 17, for Festival of Trails.
Our free Festival of Trails event at the library is a Magic Show on Saturday, June 17, featuring comedy Magician Rick Eugene at 1 PM. This show takes place rain or shine.
Explore compositing activities and the worm bins when Waste Trac leads the Monday Summer Science program on June 19. Sessions are from 1-2 PM for K-2nd grade and 2:30-3:30 PM for 3rd-5th grade.
Snap bricks with your friends from 2-4 PM and put your “bugs” on display for everyone to see at the Tuesday, June 20, LEGORAMA program.
Grab a friend and explore adult coloring, a popular form of art and relaxation. Color and Connect is 6-8 PM on Tuesday, June 20.
Beauty and the Beast is the 1:15 PM movie on Wednesday, June 21. An adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love. Rated PG/ fantasy/musical, plays 2 hrs. and 9 min.
Hawkins’ Handcrafters meet on Thursday, June 22, from 1-3 PM.
A free Monday afternoon Science program is provided by the Black Hawk County Extension Service on June 26. This is an entertaining, hands-on learning lab. Sessions are 1-2 PM for preschool-2nd grade and 2:30-3:30 PM for grades 3rd-5th
Digging to America by Anne Tyler, is the June Book Club selection. Join this group on Tuesday, June 27, at 1 PM for the discussion. Stop at the library to sign up and grab the book.
Rock Dog is the movie on Wednesday, June 28, at 1:15 PM. When a radio falls from the sky into the hands of a wide-eyed Tibetan Mastiff, he leaves home to fulfill his dream of becoming a musician. Rated PG, animation/adventure/comedy, plays 1 hr. and 30 min.
The 2017 library summer reading program is Build A Better World. Attend our special programs and complete the reading log to earn prizes all summer long. This program is for ages preschool through 5th grade. Register now!

Hawkins’ Happenings – June 7, 2017

By Jolene Kronschnabel, Library Director
Meet at the library from 1-3 PM on Thursday, June 8, for Hawkins Handcrafters.
You should be “Feeling Groovy”, on Friday, June 9, from 1:00-2:30 PM. Participate in creating a nutritious snack, learn healthy eating habits and fun-n-fitness in order to develop happy, healthy lifestyles. *Peanut butter will be used.
Snakes, turtles and salamanders will be our guests from Hartman Reserve Nature Center for Summer Science on Monday, June 12. Sessions are 1-2 PM for K-2nd grade and 2:30-3:30 PM for 3rd-5th grade.
Bring your creativity and take home a Father’s Day card that dad will love. Construct and decorate cards Tuesday through Thursday, June 13 through 15, from 1-6 PM.
The LEGO Batman Movie shows on Wednesday, June 14, starting at 1:15 PM. A cooler-than-ever Bruce Wayne must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to rule Gotham City, while discovering that he has accidentally adopted a teenage orphan. Rated PG, animation/action/adventure, runs 1 hr. and 44 min.
Hawkins Memorial Library will be closed for regular library business on Friday, June 16 and Saturday, June 17, for Festival of Trails.
Enjoy a free Magic Show at 1 PM Saturday, June 17, at the library. Comedy Magician Rick Eugene provides comical entertainment and magic together that is fun for the whole family.
Work with Waste Trac at the Monday Summer Science program on June 19. Explore compositing and the worm bins with great recycling activities. Sessions are from 1-2 PM for K-2nd grade and 2:30-3:30 PM for 3rd-5th grade.
Build bugs at the Tuesday, June 20, LEGORAMA program. Snap bricks with your friends from 2-4 PM.
Color and Connect on Tuesday, June 20, from 6-8 PM.
Beauty and the Beast is the 1:15 PM movie on Wednesday, June 21. An adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love. Rated PG, family/ fantasy/musical, plays 2 hrs. and 9 min.
Register now for Build A Better World, the library summer reading program for ages preschool through 5th grade. Fill out the reading log to earn prizes all summer long and attend our special programs scheduled in July and August.

Hawkins’ Happenings – May 31, 2017

By Jolene Kronschnabel, Library Director
Monday, June 5, begins the Summer Science program provided by the Black Hawk County Extension Service. On Monday afternoons this summer there will be free, entertaining, hands-on learning labs. Sessions are 1-2 PM for preschool-2nd grade, and 2:30-3:30 PM for grades 3rd -5th. All kids should give this a try!
Beginning Tuesday, June 6, LEGORAMA will be held twice monthly during the summer. Join us from 2-4 PM on the first and third Tuesdays in June and the first and third Thursdays in July and August for LEGO building fun.
The movie Monster Trucks shows on Wednesday, June 7, at 1:15 PM. A young man working at a small town junkyard discovers and befriends a creature which feeds on oil being sought by a fracking company. Rated PG, action/adventure/comedy, plays 1hr. and 44 min.
Bring your handwork and join Hawkins Handcrafters. This group meets on Thursday, June 8, from 1-3 PM.
Attend “Feeling Groovy”, on Friday, June 9, from 1:00-2:30 PM. All ages participate in creating and eating nutritious Monster Ball snacks, learning healthy eating habits, and experience ways to have fun-n-fitness in order to develop happy, healthy lifestyles, led by Patty Wandschneider. *Peanut butter will be used.
Summer Science takes place again on Monday, June 12. Sessions are 1-2 PM for K-2nd grade and 2:30 -3:30 PM for 3rd -5th grade. It’s hands-on, free, and fun.
Bring your creativity and take home a Father’s Day card that dad will treasure. Make cards Tuesday through Thursday, June 13-15, from 1- 6 PM each day.
The LEGO Batman Movie shows on Wednesday, June 14, starting at 1:15 PM. A cooler-than-ever Bruce Wayne must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to rule Gotham City, while discovering that he has accidentally adopted a teenage orphan who wishes to become his sidekick. Rated PG, animation/action/adventure, runs 1 hr. and 44 min.
Digging to America by Anne Tyler, is the June Book Club selection. Join this group on Tuesday, June 27, at 1 PM for the discussion. Stop at the library to sign up and grab the book.
Please give us your old buttons, lids, trinkets, craft sticks, items from nature, and craft odds and ends that can be recycled, repurposed, and reused for creating all kinds of small houses. Your donations will be used in one of our July summer reading programs.

Hawkins’ Happenings – May 24, 2017

By Jolene Kronschnabel, Library Director
Hawkins Handcrafters meets 1-3 PM, on Thursday, May 25. Bring your knitting, crocheting, cross stitch, quilting, or other handwork.
Remember to pick up books, movies, and magazines for the long holiday weekend. The library will be closed for Memorial Day on Monday, May 29.
May is Get Caught Reading Month. Thousands of items to read – books, magazines, and newspapers – are on hand and available to you at the library!
Beginning Monday, June 5, Summer Science programs will be provided by the Black Hawk County Extension Service 2017 STEM Library Tour Monday afternoons at the library. These are entertaining, free, hands-on learning labs. Sessions are 1:00 to 2:00 PM for preschool-2nd grade and 2:30 to 3:30 PM for grades 3rd -5th. Send the kids in!
LEGORAMA! is on Tuesday, June 6. Join us from 2-4 PM for LEGO building fun. The theme will be water.
The movie Monster Trucks shows on Wednesday, June 7, at 1:15 PM. A young man working at a small town junkyard discovers and befriends a creature which feeds on oil being sought by a fracking company. Rated PG, action/adventure/comedy, plays 1hr. and 44 min.
It is time to register for the library summer reading program, Build A Better World. This program begins when school is out for the summer. Fill out the reading log to earn prizes all summer long and attend the special programs scheduled in July and August. This program is for ages preschool through 5th grade.
The library has great programs all summer long. Stop at the library for a schedule, find it online at www.laportecity.lib.ia.us, or on our Facebook page. Take advantage of these free, fun, and educational activities.

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