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Board of trustees oversees library

Posted March 26, 2014 in Community Featured, Bondurant

The Bondurant Community Library is led by the Bondurant Community Library Board of Trustees. This dedicated seven-person board is strictly volunteer, and members serve for six-year terms.

According the City of Bondurant ordinance establishing the library board, it consists of six resident members and one non-resident rural representative member. The board meets on a monthly basis, the first Wednesday of every month, at 7 p.m. at the library’s community room and addresses policies for the library, the approval of expenses, budgets, updates from staff and the library director, as well as any needs the library may have. This great group of volunteers is responsible for the wonderful library the community enjoys and has today. All of their meetings are open meetings, and everyone is welcome to attend. The current board of library trustees is Craig Campbell, Mary Thomas, Patricia Kaura, Craig Kinrade, Josh Bryant, Michell Klinker-Feld, and the rural representative is Amanda Pitts. If you happen to see any one of these volunteers, please thank them for their service to the City of Bondurant.

Children’s programming
(Preschool-first grade)
Weekly preschool story hours are held every Tuesday and Wednesday from 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Participants will be read to, sing songs, do finger plays and create a craft. All of these early literacy activities are planned for children ages 2 – 6 years.

Themes in April will be: April 1 – 2: Feelings; April 8 – 9: Love; April 15 – 16: Eggs and Rabbits; April 22 – 23: Rain; April 29 – 30: Frogs.

Youth programming
(Second grade and older)
Monday, April 7: Board games and popcorn. Enjoy Battleship, Candy land and many more. 2:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 17: Xbox and Wii gaming. Play on the big screen, loads of fun. 4  -6 p.m.
Monday April 21: Bingo. You know the game. Play for some great prizes. 2:30 p.m.
Monday, April 28: Recycled book crafts. Create something cool from discarded books. 2:30 p.m.

Adult programming
Create Your Own Birdbath. Saturday, April 26, 1 p.m. All the materials will be provided, but feel free to bring unusual or favorite vases and large platters that you have always wanted to make into something special. This program is free of charge.

Tuesday, April 8, 6 – 7 p.m. Books Discussion Group will be talking about “Sleeping in Eden” by Nicole Baart. A book set in northwest Iowa, this mystery will be enjoyed by all. If you like to talk about books this is the group for you. It has a great time each month. There are copies of the book available at the library; just stop in and pick one up today.

Bondurant Community Library
104 Second St. N.E.
Mon. – Thur.: 10:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday: 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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