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By Jolene Kronschnabel
May is Get Caught Reading Month. Thousands of items to read – books, magazines, and newspapers – are on hand and available to you at the library!
Preschoolers read about baseball and summer fun on Thursday, May 19, 10:30 AM, when Bucky, the Waterloo Buck’s mascot, is visiting Story Time. This is the last Preschool Story Time this school year.
The Book Club will discuss The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini, on Monday, May 23, at 1 PM. If you have read this book you are encouraged to join us and share your thoughts.
Bring your knitting, crocheting, cross stitch, quilting, or other handwork to Hawkins Handcrafters from 1 to 3 PM, Thursday, May 26.
The library will be closed for Memorial Day on Monday, May 30. Remember to pick up books, movies, and magazines for the long weekend.
The Rescuers is the summer weekly Wednesday movie on June 1, at 1:15 PM. Two mice from the Rescue Aid Society search for a little girl kidnapped by unscrupulous treasure hunters. Rated G, Adventure/Animation/Family, plays 1 hr. and 18 min.
Beginning Tuesday, June 7, LEGORAMA will be held twice monthly during the summer. Join us from 2 to 3:30 PM on the first and third Tuesdays in June and the first and third Thursdays in July and August for LEGO building fun.
Free Monday afternoon On Your Mark, Get Set for Science programs will be provided by the Black Hawk County Extension Service 2016 STEM Library Tour starting June 6. These are entertaining, hands-on learning labs. Sessions are 1:00 to 2:00 PM for preschool-2nd grade and 2:30 to 3:30 PM for grades 3rd -5th. Call for more information.