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Library advice for your device

Posted December 18, 2013 in Community Featured

Want to learn more about getting free content through the library on your device? Drop in on Thursdays between 1 – 3 p.m. with your device (tablet, eReader, laptop, smartphone, etc.) and we’ll work with you on library-related services (eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, library account), no appointment necessary. Hardware issues will not be addressed.

Can’t make it on Thursday afternoon? Appointments are available. Come in or call (515) 832-9100 to set one up.

Upcoming events
Teen Lounge (grades six-12) from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons in the library meeting room. A place to hang out with friends, use a laptop or do homework, plus snacks, video games, movies and more on special days. All teens are welcome.
Book discussion: Tuesday, Jan. 28, noon – 1 p.m. We will be reading “Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey” by Fiona Carnarvon. Books are available at the check out desk.
Adult Movie: “The Way, Way Back” (PG-13) starring Steve Carell, Toni Collette and Allison Janney. Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 6 p.m.  Popcorn and drinks provided.
Festival of Chocolate: Sunday, Jan. 26 from 2 – 4 p.m.  Tickets are $6 for adults, $5 for Friends members and $2 for children 10 and younger.

Children’s programming
Saturday Children’s Movies are shown every Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to noon for ages kindergarten to fifth grade.
Dec. 21: “Monsters University” (G), Dec. 28: “Despicable Me 2” (PG), Jan. 4: “Planes” (PG), Jan. 11: “Smurfs 2” (G) , Jan. 18: “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (PG)”.
Lego Fun Club (ages 5 and older): Last Tuesday of the month, 4 – 5 p.m. (Dec. 17 and Jan. 28).
Preschool Storytime (ages 3 – 5): Tuesdays, Jan. 14 – Feb. 18, 10:05 – 10:35 a.m.
Toddler Storytime (ages 2-3): First Wednesday of the month, 10:05 – 10:35 a.m. (Jan. 8).
Crafty Readers (preK – first grade): Thursdays, Jan. 23 -Feb. 13, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Science Club (grades 2-5): Tuesdays, Jan. 14 – Feb. 18, 4 – 5 p.m.
Lego Fun Club (ages 5 and older): Tuesday, Jan. 29, 4 – 5 p.m.

Holiday hours
The library will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 24 and Wednesday, Dec. 25. We will also close at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 31 and will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 1.

Kendall Young Library
1201 Willson Ave. • 832-9100
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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