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National Library Week - April 8 through 14

A list of events that are occurring the week of National Library Week.

Celebrate National Library Week at the Osceola Public Library, April 8 - 14, 2012.
We have something special going on every day - 6 big days of fun!

 

Monday

Kids and adults, vote for your favorite author! We will have slips out  beginning Monday, April 9, for adults upstairs and children downstairs. Simply write down your favorite author, and put the slip in the bucket. We will draw names among the votes and award two gift certificates to adults and two gift certificates to children who vote. Winning authors will be announced Saturday, April 14.

In the evening, Iowa author, Larry Stone, will be presenting "Gladys Black: Legacy of Iowa's Bird Lady", paying tribute to the late Gladys Black and her passion for birds, education, and conservation. This presentation is based on the book co-authored with Jon Stravers and is made possible by Humanities Iowa.

 

Tuesday

The All Iowa Reads book discussion - come read the book your neighbors are reading this year, then discuss it at the library.

  • The All Iowa Reads Book for 2012 is Strength in What Remains, by Tracy Kidder.
  • Multiple copies are available at the library now for those who plan to attend the discussion.
  • Discussion will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10.

 

Wednesday

Craft Day for the kids - come make and take a craft.

  • Especially for kids ages 4 to 10.
  • Come anytime between 2:30 and 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11.
 

Thursday

Children's Story Hour

  • Especially geared for kids ages 3 to 5, with stories, songs and fun.
  • From 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 12.

 

Friday

Kids (and adults) are invited to come to the downstairs area at 3:30 to watch a movie! We will be showing Puss in Boots. Popcorn and bottled water will be served. This is a free event.

 

Saturday

For our Open House, we will be offering cookies and hot beverages from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 14.

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