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Festival of Chocolate

Posted January 16, 2013 in Community Featured

Kendall Young Library-KYL-with building dtd 9-12-11Food and drink aren’t usually allowed in the library, but we are making an exception for the inaugural Friends of the Library Festival of Chocolate on Sunday, Feb. 27 from 2 – 4 p.m.

Join us for this delicious fundraiser and you will get to sample a wide variety of chocolate creations. Tickets are $5 for adults, $4 for Friends members, and $2 for children 10 and younger.

Smart Investing @ Your Library
Sign up for this free course to learn about investing, whether you are just starting, preparing for retirement or already retired. After an in-person orientation on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 6:30 p.m., take the online course at your own pace, focusing on the financial issues that matter most to you. The course is taught by ISU Extension specialists. Call the library at 832-9100 to register.

Upcoming events
Movie: “Suze Orman’s Money Class,” Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 6:30 p.m. Financial guru Suze Orman offers advice for getting a grip on important financial fundamentals.
Teen Board (grades 6 – 12) meets the first Tuesday of the month. Teens help to choose Young Adult library books and plan activities. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. All teens are welcome.
Book Page Letter “Upcycling” Craft: Rescheduled, Thursday, Feb. 7,6:30 p.m.  Materials provided.
Movie: “An Affair to Remember.” Tuesday, Feb. 19, 6 p.m. Popcorn and drinks provided.
Stitch ’N Chat: Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2 p.m. You supply your project, and the library will supply refreshments.
Book Discussion: “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” by Jonathan Safran Foer, Tuesday, Feb. 26, noon. Books are available at the checkout desk. Everyone welcome.

Children’s programming
Children’s movies are shown every Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to noon for ages kindergarten to fifth grade. Jan. 19: “Kung Fu Panda 2” (PG). Jan. 26: “Iron Giant” (PG); Feb. 2: “Because of Winn Dixie” (PG); Feb. 9: Roger and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” (G); Feb. 16: “Madagascar 2” (PG)
Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5): Tuesdays, Jan. 15 – Feb. 19, 10:05 – 10:35 a.m.
Toddler Storytime (ages 2 – 3): First Wednesday of the month, 10:05 – 10:35 a.m. (Feb. 6).
Crafty Readers (preK – first grade): Thursdays, Jan. 24 – Feb. 14. 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Science Club (grades 2 – 5): Tuesdays, Jan. 15 – Feb. 19, 4 – 5 p.m.
Lego Fun Club (ages 5 and up): Tuesday, Jan. 29, 4 – 5:30 p.m.

Add your voice to the mix
If you are a Webster City resident, you have received or will receive a survey from the library in your utility bill this month. If not, we still want to hear from you. You can find the survey in the library or on our website: www.kylib.org.  Please take the time to fill it out.  You may win a $50 Visa gift card.

Kendall Young Library
1201 Willson Ave. • 832-9100
Hours:
Mon. – Thur.: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.





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