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Winter Activities

Posted January 02, 2013 in Adel, Community Featured

Join Iowa artist and Adel native Kathy Lewis for a four-week china painting class every Monday evening in January. The class begins on Monday, Jan. 7 at 6:30 p.m. and costs $20 per person.

adellibTax time can be very stressful, and too many times people don’t know what they can deduct. The library is hosting local CPA Bart Banwart for a class called “Tax Nuggets: What you can and can’t deduct” on Thursday, Jan. 10 at 6:30 p.m. Bart Banwart is a portfolio analyst and an expert at tax managing and planning.

The Annual Soup Luncheon will be held on Saturday, Jan. 19 at noon. Your freewill donation benefits further adult programming. This year’s program, presented by Rod Stanley, will be “Bonnie and Clyde — the rest of the story.”

Children’s activities are a great escape to the brisk fall weather.  Story Time for ages 3 to 5 will meet on Mondays, Toddler Time for children 3 and younger will be held on Tuesdays, and Music Time for all preschoolers will meet on Thursdays. Story times resumed on Monday, Dec. 14. Each class will begin at 10:30 a.m. and is sure to be lots of fun.

New this year, the library will have weekly school-aged activities for kids pre-K through fifth grade. Every Monday at 4 p.m. we’ll have a different activity. The first Monday of the month is Lego League, the second Monday is a Wii play group, the third Monday is a school-age story time, the fourth Monday is a science club, and the fifth Monday will be a surprise. All school-aged kids are welcome to come and have fun.

Join our exercise program three mornings each week, and get your morning started in a fit and healthy way. The exercise group meets Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9 a.m. every week. Complete schedules are available at the information desk.

Be a smart cookie and read. It’s time for our winter Family Reading Program to begin. Come to the library on Friday, Jan. 18 to sign up for the program, and we’ll give you a free cookie.

The January Teen Advisory Board meeting will be on Tuesday, January, 8 at 4 p.m.

The Brown Bag Book Club meets on Thursday, Jan. 10 at noon to discuss “The Lock Artist” by Steve Hamilton.

The Evening Book Club meets on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. to discuss “The Tortilla Curtain” by T. Coraghessan Boyle.

The Adel library has several copies of the new Adel Women’s Club Community Cookbook “Treasured Recipes” available for sale. These cookbooks make great gifts and all proceeds support the Adel Women’s Club, a valuable part of our Adel community and strong supporter of your library.

Adel Public Library
303 S. 10th St. • 993-3512
Hours: Mon. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tues. – Thur. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Fri.: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sat.: 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

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