At Story Time on Thursday, April 25, at 10:30 AM, preschoolers will read about May flowers and May baskets as we get ready to celebrate May Day the following week.

The last scheduled showing of the DVD La Porte City Street Scenes of the 1930’s, 40’s, and 50’s will be held at the library on Monday, April 29, at 6 PM.

On Wednesday, May 1, at 6 PM at Hawkins Memorial Library, Ruth Anne Schneck will share her knitting experiences, talk about her book, The Little Garden of Knitted Coasters, and provide a tulip coaster knitting class. Then on Wednesday, May 8, at 6 PM she will graciously present a second knitting class teaching participants how to make a kite coaster from her book. Even if you don’t want to knit you are welcome and encouraged to attend. Please stop at the library to register and to pickup a supply list for these classes.

It will be time to be silly at Story Time on Thursday, May 2. The library is pulling out our silliest stories and activities to make this a plain silly day for the preschoolers.

Mulan will be the family movie showing on Friday, May 3, at 1:15 PM.  To save her father from death in the army, a Chinese maiden secretly goes in his place and becomes one of China’s greatest heroes in the process. The library will have popcorn and crafts too.

Ask about the LearningExpress program now available on the Hawkins Memorial Library website. This program offers over 800 online courses, tests and eBooks to help you find a job, enhance your career, get into college, and excel in school.