The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Opinion

April 3, 2014

Duo to perform at library

The Vermont singer/songwriter duo of Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson will perform at the Clinton Public Library on Saturday at 2 p.m. on the second floor of the main library. The close harmony and traditional folk sound will please listeners of all ages.

Hungrytown’s music has appeared on several television shows, including the Independent Film Channel’s hit series, Portlandia. Library programs are free and open to the public.

Minecraft for Kids

Every Tuesday from 4 to 6 p.m., kids in grades 3 through 5 can face Minecraft challenges and competitions while they enjoy snacks.

Sign up at the children’s desk or call 243-5436.

Afternoon Adventures

Children in grades 1 through 5 can explore their world on Wednesdays from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

On April 9 kids will participate in a Read-a-thon and read to their favorite puppy.

Story time

Toddler Time will be held on Tuesday, April 8, at 9:30 a.m. The preschool story times will take place on Wednesday, April 9, and Thursday, April 10, at 10 a.m.

The theme for all story times is IPTV presents Martha Speaks ABCs. If you have questions, please contact children’s staff at 243-5436.

Finding Money to Fund your Cause: Beginning Grant-seeking for Nonprofit Organizations

Linda Wastyn of Wastyn and Associates will present this program on Wednesday, April 9, at 6 p.m. at the main library. Companies, foundations, and the government give away billions of dollars each year to help nonprofit organizations fulfill their mission.

How can your nonprofit organization share in some of this wealth? Whether you have never written a grant before or want to reinvigorate your grant program, this presentation has something for you.

You will learn how to find grants for your organization, how to determine whether your organization qualifies for grants, and the basics of grant writing. NOTE: this program is not intended for finding support for individuals or for-profit organizations.

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