The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Opinion

July 6, 2013

Movies, magic, creative writing all at the library

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Story times: The theme for story time is “trains.” Preschool story time will take place on Wednesday, July 10, at 10 a.m. Toddler Time will be Thursday, July 11, at 10 a.m. If you have questions, contact children’s librarian, Tamie Bird, at 242-8441.

Afternoon Adventures: Explore your world every Wednesday from 2 to 3:30 p.m. On July 10, kids can watch a movie. Open to children in grades first through fifth.

Creative writing circle for teens: Get writing and share your work with others from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10. If you have questions, call YA librarian Kendra Evers.

Market Music: The Unidynes. On Wednesday evening, July 10, from 4-6 p.m. The Unidynes will perform some industrial strength blues for Lyons Farmer’s Market visitors. This concert is sponsored by the Clinton Public Library. Market Music Concerts will be held at the Four Square Park Bandshell.

Dig Up a Good Movie: What happened to the monsters Mike and Sully after they graduated from college? Find out during our family movie on Friday, July 12, at 1 p.m. Join everyone’s favorite scaring monsters as they learn that maybe there is something better than scaring children. Movie is rated G. Popcorn and beverages will be served.

Teen Wand-making Expo: Ever wanted to have a wand like Harry, Ron and Hermione? Well, now’s your chance. On Saturday, July 13, beginning at 1 p.m. come join YA Librarian Kendra Evers and make your own wand, but no spell casting allowed. Please sign up for the event at the front desk or by phone by Wednesday, July 10. To register call 242-8441.

Spend Smart! Eat Smart: On Saturday, July 20 at 10:30 a.m. at the Lyons Branch, attend Spend Smart! Eat Smart! Spending less on food often means investing time and effort in planning, shopping and preparing food. Vera Stokes of the ISU Extension office will present a program designed to help you learn skills and adopt habits to feed your family nutritious meals for less money.

Holly Youngquist is the Clinton Public Library’s adult programming and outreach librarian.

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