Category: Hawkins’ Happenings

Hawkins’ Happenings – August 9, 2017

By Jolene Kronschnabel, Library Director
Bring your handwork and join Hawkins’ Handcrafters on Thursday, August 10. Craft and create from 1-3 PM. 
Don’t miss the cheery chatter and coffee on Monday mornings starting at 8 AM. 
Monday, August 14, is our Summer Science program provided by the Black Hawk County Extension Service. Sessions are 1-2 PM for Preschool-2nd grade and 2:30-3:30 PM for 3rd –5th grade. This is the last Monday science program for the summer.
The Rescuers Down Under plays at 1:15 PM on Wednesday, August 16. The R.A.S. agents, Miss Bianca and Bernard, race to Australia to save a boy and a rare golden eagle from a murderous poacher. Rated G, animation/adventure/crime, runs 1 hr. and 17 min.
Thursday, August 17 is the day for LEGORAMA! Swing in and snap together bricks for the theme pets from 2-4 PM.
Don’t forget to turn in your Summer Reading Program reading log and claim your prizes. The deadline for reading logs is Friday, August 18.
It’s lonely coloring by yourself. Come out of the closet to Color and Connect with other coloring enthusiasts on Tuesday, August 22, from 6-8 PM. The library has all the supplies.
Help the library earn free books from the Scholastic Fantastic Book Giveaway! 1) Buy participating products from Kellogg’s® or The Coca-Cola Company at Walmart. Participating products are listed here: https://www.kelloggsfamilyrewards.com/content/dam/kfr/promotions/microsites/fantastic-scholastic-2017/walmartscholasticparticipatingproducts.pdf, or get a list from the library. 2) Bring your receipt to the library with qualifying items highlighted.  3) The library can choose free books to benefit the community. For more information on this program: https://www.kelloggsfamilyrewards.com/en_US/promotions/Fantastic-Scholastic-For-Walmart-And-Kelloggs.html

Hawkins’ Happenings – August 2, 2017

By Jolene Kronschnabel, Library Director
Thursday, August 3, from 2-4 PM is LEGORAMA time! Use the theme “buildings” or build with your imagination.
Our final Summer Reading Program craft day is Friday, August 4, from 1-5 PM. Stop in to create a story cube, build with fish, paint and more.
Black Hawk County Extension Service Summer Science sessions run 1-2 PM for Preschool-2nd grade and 2:30-3:30 PM for 3rd-5th grade on Monday, August 7.
Queen of Katwe is the movie on Wednesday, August 9, at 1:15 PM. A Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess. Rated PG, biography/drama/sport, plays 2 hr. and 4 min.
Hawkins’ Handcrafters craft and create on Thursday, August 10, from 1-3 PM. Bring your handwork and join us.
Don’t miss the cheery chatter and coffee on Monday mornings starting at 8 AM. 
The last Summer Science program for this year is Monday, August 14. Sessions run 1-2 PM for Preschool-2nd grade and 2:30-3:30 PM for 3rd-5th grade.
The Rescuers Down Under plays at 1:15 PM on Wednesday, August 16. The R.A.S. agents, Miss Bianca and Bernard, race to Australia to save a boy and a rare golden eagle from a murderous poacher. Rated G, animation/adventure/crime, runs 1 hr. and 17 min.
Get in on the next book club discussion – The Rope Walk by Carrie Brown, on Monday August 28, at 1 PM. Alice meets two visitors to her quiet town: The grandson of her father’s best friend, and an artist who has come home to convalesce. Good intentions lead to surprising consequences, and Alice soon learns how different the world of children and adults really are. Stop in and get the book.

Hawkins’ Happenings – July 26, 2017

By Jolene Kronschnabel, Library Director
Find out on Thursday, July 27, what kinds of crafts Handcrafters craft! Come in from 1-3 PM.
Kids can drop by from 1-5 PM on Friday, July 28, to build with craft sticks, construct paper houses, paint and more, for Summer Reading Program crafts.
Summer Science for kids is on Monday, July 31, provided by the Black Hawk County Extension Service. Sessions run 1-2 PM for Preschool-2nd grade and 2:30-3:30 PM for 3rd -5th grade. 
Learn the history of tie dying and then get hands-on knowledge of this art by dying a t-shirt with the FFA Historical & Ag Museum on Tuesday, August 1. This program begins at 6 PM at the library. Participants need to bring a 100% cotton prewashed white t-shirt to tie dye and take home.
Middle School the Worst Years of My Life shows at 1:15 PM on Wednesday, August 2. After his principal destroys his sketchbook, Rafe and his best friend Leo decide to “destroy his book” and break every rule in the school’s Code of Conduct. Rated PG, animation/comedy/family, plays 1 hr. and 32 min.
Thursday, August 3, from 2-3:30 PM is LEGORAMA time! Use the theme “buildings” or go wild with your imagination.
Our final Summer Reading Program craft day is Friday, August 4, from 1-5 PM. Stop in to create a story cube, build with fish, paint and more.
Provided by the Black Hawk County Extension Service, Summer Science sessions run 1-2 PM for Preschool-2nd grade and 2:30-3:30 PM for 3rd-5th grade on Monday, August 7.
Queen of Katwe is the movie on Wednesday, August 9, at 1:15 PM. A Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess. Rated PG, biography/drama/sport, plays 2 hr. and 4 min.
Please be aware that children under the age of 8 years of age must have a parent or reliable caregiver in the library at all times.

Hawkins’ Happenings – July 19, 2017

By Jolene Kronschnabel, Library Director
 The LEGORAMA theme is flying on Thursday, July 20, when kids transform into brilliant builders from 2-4 PM.
Friday, July 21, is a Summer Reading Program craft day. Paint rocks, weave potholders, color bags and complete other crafts between 1 and 5 PM.
Drop in for hands-on Summer Science sessions on Monday, July 24. Times are 1-2 PM for Preschool-2nd grade and 2:30-3:30 PM for 3rd-5th grade.
The Art of Fielding, by Chad Harbach, is the July book club selection. This group meets at 1 PM on Tuesday, July 25. Read this book and join the discussion.
Storyteller Darrin Crow presents “Big Builders with Big Stories – American Tall Tales and Folk Tales” on Tuesday, July 25, at 6 PM. Everyone will love his animated stories!
The Swan Princess: Royally Undercover is the movie on Wednesday, July 26, at 1:15 PM. Rated G, animation/adventure/comedy, plays 1 hr. and 19 min.
How many crafts can Handcrafters craft if Handcrafters can craft crafts? Find out on Thursday, July 27, from 1-3 PM. And bring your craft.
From 1-5 PM on Friday, July 28, kids build with craft sticks, construct paper houses, paint and more, for Summer Reading Program crafts.
Summer Science for kids is on Monday, July 31, provided by the Black Hawk County Extension Service. Sessions run 1-2 PM for Preschool-2nd grade and 2:30-3:30 PM for 3rd-5th grade. 
Tie Dye with the FFA Historical & Ag Museum on Tuesday, August 1, at 6 PM at the library. Learn the history of tie dying and then get hands-on knowledge of this art by dying a t-shirt.  Participants need to bring a 100% cotton prewashed white t-shirt to tie dye and take home.
Middle School the Worst Years of My Life shows at 1:15 PM on Wednesday, August 2. After his principal destroys his sketchbook, Rafe and his best friend Leo decide to “destroy his book” and break every rule in the school’s Code of Conduct. Rated PG, animation/comedy/family, plays 1 hr. and 32 min.

Hawkins’ Happenings – July 12, 2017

By Jolene Kronschnabel
Hawkins Handcrafters get to work on Thursday, July 13, from 1-3 PM. Join us.
Make and take crafts for our Summer Reading Program is Friday, July 14, from 1-5 PM. 
The next Summer Science lab for kids is Monday, July 17. Sessions are from 1-2 PM for Preschool-2nd grade and 2:30-3:30 PM for 3rd -5th grade.
Adults can Color and Connect on Monday, July 17, from 6-8 PM. Color pages, bookmarks or posters with markers, pens and pencils we provide, or bring your own. 
Get creative using recycled materials to build a Toad Abode, Gnome Home, Fairy House, or hideaway for your favorite tiny creature, when you learn about recycling with Waste Trac on Tuesday, July 18. This Summer Reading Program begins at 6 PM. 
Spark: A Space Tail shows at 1:15 PM on Wednesday, July 19. Spark, a teenage monkey, and his friends are on a mission to regain Planet Bana. Rated PG, animation/adventure/comedy, plays 1 hr. and 31 min.
Be a brilliant builder at LEGORAMA! Stop in from 2-4 PM on Thursday, July 20. The theme is flying.
Complete crafts any time between 1-5 PM on Friday, July 21, during our Summer Reading Program craft day.
Hands-on Summer Science sessions are 1-2 PM for Preschool-2nd grade and 2:30-3:30 PM for 3rd-5th grade for this program on Monday, July 24.
Grab a book and get reading! The Art of Fielding, by Chad Harbach, is the next book club selection. This group meets at 1 PM on Tuesday, July 25. 
Storyteller Darrin Crow presents “Big Builders with Big Stories – American Tall Tales and Folk Tales” on Tuesday, July 25, at  PM.
The Swan Princess: Royally Undercover is the movie on Wednesday, July 26, at 1:15 PM. Rated G, animation/adventure/comedy, plays 1 hr. and 19 min.

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