By Jolene Kronschnabel

Join the Story Time adventure when kids travel to the La Porte City FFA Historical & Ag Museum to read books and explore the corn display. It will definitely be a corny program for preschoolers on November 13, at 10:30 AM.
Hawkins’ Handcrafters meet just once this month on Thursday, November 13, from 1 to 3 PM, due to the Thanksgiving holiday.
Computer Tech Time is Tuesday, November 18, at 9 AM. Get computer help and choose a program to learn using LearningExpress, available on the library website. Please register for this session.
On Tuesday, November, 18 at 3:45 PM, writings by Gordon Korman will be discussed at the Kid’s Wild About Books Club. Kids age 4th grade and older should register and read at least one Gordon Korman book before the discussion date.
Stories and activities with turkeys and pilgrims will create holiday happiness for preschoolers on Thursday, November 20, at 10:30 AM, when they read about Thanksgiving at Story Time.
The Clan of the Cave Bear, by Jean M. Auel, is a novel of awesome beauty and power, sharing a moving saga about people, relationships, and the boundaries of love. Pick up a copy of this book at the library for the November 24, 1 PM book club discussion.
Seasonal Thanksgiving crafts can be made Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, November 24-26, at the library.
Hawkins Memorial Library will close at 5 PM on Wednesday, November 26, and all day on Thursday and Friday, November 27 and 28, for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will open again at 9 AM on Saturday, November 29.
Your fine total will be reduced by $3.00 for each item brought in during Food For Fines Month. Bring non-perishable food and personal care items to the library to pay fines during November. Distribution of donated goods will be local through The Lord’s Food Pantry.
Think about Christmas shopping at the library. We have candles, wax melts, magnets, bookmarks, book letters, album bowls, and hand-stamped cards for purchase. Buy locally and support your library!
In November, sale books by authors with D, E, or F last names, are buy one, get one free.