By Jolene Kronschnabel, Library Director
Did you know that La Porte City has a local canine celebrity? Bassett Hound, Boomer John, adored pet of Danee and Chuck Hayungs is the featured dog star in Susan Mallery’s new book The Friends We Keep.
“Get lucky with a Book” at the library. You recommend your favorite reads to other patrons and they share their preferences on our March “Luck of the Irish” display. You may discover a new author or series thanks to the suggestion of a local leprechaun.
Preschoolers can hop in for fun and stories with bunnies and eggs, and celebrate the Easter holiday with “egg-citing” activities at Preschool Story Time at 10:30 AM on Thursday March 17. Due to no school, Story Time will not be held on Thursday, March 24.
The autobiography American Sniper by Chris Kyle is the Big Library Read book from Thursday, March 17 through Thursday, March 31. Any library card holder can borrow this eBook through BRIDGES by visiting
From Wednesday through Saturday, March 23–26, holiday crafts are in the library. Make Easter egg magnets, an Easter basket, color pictures and stamp cards.
It’s National Sewing and Quilting Month! Celebrate by joining other stitchers for Hawkins Handcrafters on Thursday, March 24, 1-3 PM. All types of handcrafts are welcome.
Open Season: Scared Silly is the movie on Friday, March 25, at 1:15 PM. Elliot, Boog and all of the beloved woodland creatures are back in a brand new comedy adventure. Rated PG, Animation/Adventure/Comedy, plays 1 hr. 24 min.
The March Book Club selection is The Samurai’s Garden by Gail Tsukiyama. Read the book and join the discussion on Monday, March 28, at 1 PM.
Check out our sale shelves for books that are buy one, get one free during March. This sale applies to authors with last names beginning with M, N, and O.