By Jolene Kronschnabel, Library Director

Throughout November reduce your fine total by $2.00 for each non-perishable food and personal care item dropped off at the library during Food for Fines Month. Donated goods will be distributed locally through The Lord’s Food Pantry.

Preschoolers read about digging up old things at the FFA & Ag Museum on November 8. Story Time begins at the library at 10:30 AM, then we trek to the museum for this archeological adventure.

Hawkins’ Handcrafters is the perfect opportunity to work on your handmade holiday gifts. They meet on Thursday, November 8, from 1 to 3 PM.

Hurry in to make fall and Christmas crafts from old junk with the creative program “Trash to Treasures” from 3 to 5 PM on Wednesday, November 14. Join Waste Trac and Green Iowa AmeriCorps for this fun way to celebrate America Recycles Day.

Stories and activities with turkeys and pilgrims will make preschoolers gobble with holiday happiness on Thursday, November 15, at 10:30 AM, when they read about Thanksgiving at Story Time.

Read the book, Love Medicine, by Louise Erdrich, and join the Book Club group discussion on Monday, November 19, at 1 PM. The library has copies available.

Bring the kids in for make and take Thanksgiving crafts on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday, November 19-21.
Relax. Chat. Be creative. Color and Connect is Tuesday, November 20, from 6 to 8 PM. We have pictures, bookmarks, pencils and pens, or bring your own.

Incredibles 2, is the movie playing at 1:15 PM on Wednesday, November 21. Bob Parr (Mr. Incredible) is left to care for the kids while Helen (Elastigirl) is out saving the world. Rated PG, animation/action/adventure, plays 1 hr. and 58 min.

The library will close at 5 PM on Wednesday, November 21, for the Thanksgiving holiday.