Learn how to write memoirs and family histories from Lyle Ernst at 6 p.m. Monday. Lyle Ernst is a freelance journalist and award-winning author from Davenport.
His journalism background includes contributing news stories, feature stories and columns to newspapers in Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.
Happily Ever After
Happily Ever After Reads for romance lovers is reading contemporary romance novel, “Bet Me,” by Jennifer Crusie. The group will meet for discussion on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
Contact the library to sign up and place a hold on a copy so you can check the book out. Snacks will be provided for attendees.
The theme for next week is shapes. Preschool story time will take place on Wednesday at 10 a.m. Toddler Time will be held on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 10 a.m. If you have questions, please contact children’s staff at 243-5436.
Explore your world on Wednesdays from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Open to children in grades 1 through 5.
The next adventure on Wednesday will feature puppets — make a puppet to take home.
Don’t forget our weekly NaNoWriMo Write-Ins
November is NaNoWriMo. National Novel Writing Month is when writers tackle the challenge of completing a 50,000 word novel from scratch during the month of November.
This year, the Clinton Public Library will be a host location for area writers with write-ins each Wednesday night from 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Writers are invited and encouraged to bring their laptop or pen and paper to the Root Cellar to get a solid two hour block of time to write.
Where Were You?
On Friday, Nov. 22, at 12:30 p.m. the library will host a brown bag lunch discussion group to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Join us at the main branch to share your memories of this tragic event in United States history and also share your remembrances of “Camelot” and the Kennedy administration.