Turn in kid’s Summer Reading activity sheets at the library to earn prizes. We want your Summer Reading Time Logs; FIZZ, Boom, Read! Challenge sheets; the Science Log; and the Mad Scientist Sentinel. Everything is due Friday, August 15.
On Tuesday, August 19, explore fishing at the Curious Science Detectives program. This is the final summer event for the Black Hawk Co. Extension 2014 STEM Library Tour. Sessions are from 1 to 2 PM for K-2nd grade and 2:30 to 3:30 PM for 3rd -5th.
When the Killing’s Done relates a richly humane tale about the dominion we attempt to exert, for better or worse, over the natural world. This novel, by T.C. Boyle, is the August 25 book discussion selection for adults. Pick up a copy at the library
The Muppets Most Wanted is the 1:15 PM, Wednesday, August 27 movie. While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped in a European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick.
The library will be closed on Monday, September 1, for Labor Day. Plan ahead for the holiday and pick up extra books and movies for the long weekend.
Preschool Story Time begins on Thursday, Sept 4. Stories, crafts, games and other entertaining activities are presented Thursday mornings at 10:30 AM during the school year for preschool-aged youngsters. Register now.
Free practice tests for ACT, SAT, and other college exams are available on the library website. LearningExpress college prep tests offer a broad range of practice tests based on official exams such as the ACT, SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, AP, admissions essays, and more. Go to www.laportecity.lib.ia.us and click on LearningExpress 3.0 to start preparing.
From July 2013 through June 2014 library users saved nearly $400,000 by checking out materials from Hawkins Memorial Library, rather than purchasing them. The library is a great value to you and to the community. Use it!