Happy New Year from the Ericson Public Library. The library has many exciting events coming up to help you beat the mid-winter blues. In this issue we will tell you about all of the exciting programming we have coming for our adult patrons.
The library is hosting a Knit Night on the second Tuesday evening of the month. Knit Night is an opportunity for knitters of all skill levels to get together and work on their projects. It will be a great time to learn about new patterns, ask a question about a stitch you just cannot get the hang of or simply socialize. Meetings will take place in the Fireplace room from 7 – 8 p.m.
On the third Thursday of every month we will be showing old and new classic movies at 1 p.m. Admission is free, and so are refreshments. Stop by the library or call to learn more about what movies we are featuring. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Mike Glover will present “Fly Over Iowa” on Jan. 27 at 6:30. Glover worked for 40 years as a journalist covering politics in Iowa and Illinois. He wrote for the Associated Press and was frequently a panelist on the Iowa Public Television series “Iowa Press.” This program will feature anecdotes from Glover’s illustrious career and how the current politics reflect that history and the present are always shaped by the past.
Adults also have the opportunity to meet with others for a lively book discussion. The Friends of the Library sponsor a book every month that can be checked out on the second floor of the library. Everyone is invited to attend, and they meet on the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.
There are many reasons our library is committed to offering adult programs. Programming is a wonderful way of gathering members of the community together to share a common experience or even just to socialize and meet new people and learn new things. Library programs also have the ability to inform and empower people. Computer classes, speakers and genealogy workshops all help adult learners become more independent and achieve personal aspirations, whether it’s a new job, a citizenship test or a family tree.
The library is listening, and if you have an amazing programming idea, we’d love to hear about it. Be sure to check the library web-site or like us on Facebook to learn about all of our exciting programs for children, teens and adults.
Ericson Public Library
702 Greene St.
Mon. – Tue.: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Wed. – Fri.: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sunday: 1 – 4 p.m. through March