Category: Hawkins’ Happenings

Hawkins’ Happenings – January 22, 2020

By Jolene Kronschnabel, Library Director
It is not too late to make merry for National Soup Month in January. The library has plenty of hearty warm-you-up recipes in the cookbooks on our shelves.
Children will be reading about winter animals with the FFA Museum for Story Time. Preschoolers start at the library at 10:30 AM on Thursday, January 23.
Hawkins’ Handcrafters meet on Thursday, January 23, from 1 to 3 PM. January is International Creativity Month, so bring a creative craft and enjoy conversing with others on a cold afternoon.
The library is having a book sale Friday, January 24 through Saturday, February 1. A large selection of donated books will be available for $3.00 per bag, or $.50 per book. Come in and see what bargains are on our tables.
We’re serving coffee Monday and Saturday mornings. Free coffee.
On Thursday, January 30, preschoolers will read about snowmen at Story Time. Our snowmen stories start at 10:30 AM.
Coming in February…Blind Date with a Book! This is such a lovely event that the library is arranging dates again. Will it be love at first read? Stop in and choose your date beginning February 1.
Build what you love at LEGORAMA on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons, February 4 and 5. You can view these masterpieces in the library, or see pictures featured on the library Facebook page after each session.
The library wants to support our patrons with their educational and career needs, personal interests, and research skills. We provide 24/7 access to a suite of Gale resources containing everything from periodicals to readers’ advisory and car repair guides. Click on the Gale link on our website at www.laportecity.lib.ia.us to explore this service.

Hawkins’ Happenings – January 15, 2020

By Jolene Kronschnabel, Library Director
Magformers will be out for building fun each afternoon on Wednesday and Thursday, January 15 and 16.
On Thursday, January 16, 10:30 AM, at Story Time we will warm preschool children up with books and activities about winter clothes.
Getting cabin fever with this winter weather? Remember there is coffee every Monday morning from 8 to 10 AM, and a jigsaw puzzle ready for you to work on. It’s always warm and friendly at the library.
The new novel, Someone Knows by Lisa Scottoline is the book selection for January. The Book Club meets for a discussion on Monday, January 20, at 1 PM.
Reduce stress and anxiety, help your fine motor skills and vision, train your brain to focus, and be social by coloring! Color and Connect, our coloring program for adults, is 6 to 8 PM, Tuesday, January 21. Use the library’s supplies or bring your own.
Preschoolers start at the library at 10:30 AM for Story Time on Thursday, January 23. Children will be reading about winter animals with the FFA Museum.
January is International Creativity Month, so bring a creative craft or handwork project and enjoy conversing with others on a winter afternoon. Hawkins’ Handcrafters meet on Thursday, January 23, from 1 to 3 PM.
Why rent or buy movies when you can borrow them from the library? We have more than 4,000 title choices available to loan for a week.
This year there were 684 books in our Christmas book tree. Congratulations and a new book bag went to our winning patron with a guess that was only 12 off the mark!

Hawkins’ Happenings – January 1, 2020

By Jolene Kronschnabel, Library Director
The library will be closed on Wednesday, January 1. Happy New Year.
Story Time will not be held on Thursday January 2, due to Christmas break.
Make simple bird feeders to hang outside and help feathered friends, Thursday through Saturday, January 2-4,
Dora and the Lost City of Gold plays on Thursday, January 2, at 1:15 PM. Rated PG, adventure/family, 1 hr. 42 min.
Aladdin is the movie on Friday, January 3, at 1:15 PM. Rated PG, adventure/family/fantasy, 2 hr. 8 min.
LEGORAMA building is afternoons on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 7 and 8.
On Thursday, January 9, 10:30 AM preschoolers will read about winter at Story Time.
Bring a project and join the Hawkins’ Handcrafters group from 1 to 3 PM on Thursday, January 9.
Warm up with coffee on Mondays from 8 to 10 AM in the library.
Magnetic building fun with Magformers is Wednesday and Thursday, January 15 and 16.

Hawkins’ Happenings – December 25, 2019

By Jolene Kronschnabel
Merry Christmas from Hawkins Memorial Library. May your holidays be safe, healthy, and joyous!
Story Time will not be held on Thursdays, December 26 or January 2, due to Christmas break. Preschoolers can join us again on January 9.
Help build a LEGO city at the library Thursday, December 26 through Saturday, December 28. It’s all about adding buildings and creating together to make the biggest and best city out of LEGOs ever.
Abominable is the movie on Friday, December 27, at 1:15 PM. Rated PG, animation/adventure/comedy, plays 1 hr. 37 min.
Play BINGO with us on Monday, December 30, from 1:30 to 3 PM.
The Lion King shows at 1:15 PM on Tuesday, December 31. Rated PG, animation/adventure/drama, 1 hr. 58 min.
The library will be closed on Wednesday, January 1. Our staff wishes you a safe and prosperous New Year.
Make simple bird feeders to take home, or hang on the Christmas tree downtown, Thursday through Saturday, January 2-4.
Dora and the Lost City of Gold plays on Thursday, January 2, at 1:15 PM. Rated PG, adventure/family, 1 hr. 42 min.
Aladdin is the movie on Friday, January 3, at 1:15 PM. Rated PG, adventure/family/fantasy, 2 hr. 8 min.
LEGORAMA building is afternoons on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 7 and 8. Everyone can snap structures using a snow theme.
Someone Knows, the new novel by Lisa Scottoline, is the book Club selection for January. Borrow a book and join the discussion on Monday, January 20, at 1 PM.

Hawkins’ Happenings – December 18, 2019

By Jolene Kronschnabel, Library Director
Merry Christmas from Hawkins Memorial Library. May your holiday be safe, healthy, and joyous!
Bring your preschooler at 10:30 AM for Santa fun! Stories and activities about the Jolly Old Elf will thrill children on Thursday, December 19, at Story Time.
Christmas Card Crafting is in the library Thursday through Monday, December 19-23. Stamp, cut, glue, draw, or sticker to create cards your own way to share this Christmas holiday.
The Grinch is the 1:15 PM movie on Monday, December 23. A grumpy Grinch plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville. Rated PG, animation/family/fantasy, 1 hr. 25 min.
Dash in and scoop up extra books and movies early because Hawkins Memorial Library will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 24 and 25, for the Christmas holiday.
Story Time will not be held on Thursdays, December 26 or January 2, due to Christmas break. Preschoolers can join us again on January 9.
Help build a LEGO city at the library Thursday, December 26 through Saturday, December 28. It’s all about adding buildings and creating together to make the biggest and best city out of LEGOs ever.
Abominable is the movie on Friday, December 27, at 1:15 PM. Three teenagers must help a Yeti return to his family while avoiding a wealthy man and a zoologist who want it for their own needs. Rated PG, animation/adventure/comedy, plays 1 hr. 37 min.
Play BINGO with us on Monday, December 30, from 1:30 to 3 PM. Have fun and win small prizes!
The Lion King shows at 1:15 PM on Tuesday, December 31. After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery. Rated PG, animation/adventure/drama, 1 hr. 58 min.
The library will be closed on Wednesday, January 1. Happy New Year!
 

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