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 By Jolene Kronschnabel, Library Director
Hawkins Memorial Library wishes you a very blessed Thanksgiving holiday. Please travel safely.
The library will close at 5 PM on Wednesday, November 23, and remain closed all day on Thursday and Friday, November 24 and 25, for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will open again at 9 AM on Saturday, November 26.
Preschool Story Time will not be held on Thursday, November 24, due to the holiday.
Miracle on the Hudson by The Survivors of Flight 1549 is the November Book Club discussion selection.The Book Club meets November 28, at 1 PM.
There are only a few more days in November to bring in non-perishable food and personal care items to pay fines. Your fine total is reduced by $3.00 for each item brought in during Food for Fines Month.
Kick-off the Christmas season at Preschool Story Time with cookies on Thursday, December 1. Youngsters can join us at 10:30 AM for some cookie fun and stories. Remember, there will not be Story Time if there is a late school start, or no school due to inclement weather.
Meet Santa Claus in front of the library on Saturday, Dec 3, at 11:30 AM when he arrives on a fire truck, courtesy of La Porte City Fire and Rescue. Visit with Santa from 11:30 AM -1 PM, and order keepsake pictures taken by Photographic Images by Georgia. And don’t miss making Christmas crafts between 9 AM-1 PM. The library has all the supplies for a great morning.
All ages are welcome to build at LEGORAMA on Tuesday, December 6, from 4-5:30 PM. Christmas is the building theme for December.
Kubo and the Two Strings is the 1:15 PM movie on Wednesday, December 7. A young boy named Kubo must locate a magical suit of armor worn by his late father in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past. Rated PG, animation/adventure/family, plays 101 min.