The Sweet Corn Festival is almost here, and that means it is time for our annual Friends of the Library Book Sale here at the Adel Library.
The pre-sale, for Friends of the Adel Public Library, will be Friday, Aug. 8 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., while the book sale is open for the public on Saturday, Aug. 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Want to get in early? Anyone can join the friends of the Adel Public Library for $5. We have lots of wonderful books this year. The sale will be in our community room, and the library will be closed on Saturday, August 9th during the sale and festival.
Our next Garage Sale of the summer is Friday, August 30th from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday August 31st from 10:00 am to noon. All proceeds from the monthly garage sales are used by the Friends of the Adel Public Library Foundation for special projects and programs at the library.
Touch a Truck: Friday, Aug. 1 10 a.m. – noon. We’ll have various trucks, tractors, fire engines and school buses on hand in the Adel City Hall parking lot for kids to explore. Thanks to the city of Adel, the Adel Fire Department, A-D-M Schools, Ashley and Matt Pelzer and John Finneseth for lending their time and equipment to this event.
Lego Building Contest: Tuesday, Aug. 5, 10 a.m. All school-aged kids can come and let their imaginations run wild as they design and build great things. Awards will be given in many categories to celebrate Lego designs. Lego creations need to be built at the library during the program.
Early Out Movie: Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2 p.m. We will be serving popcorn and watching the movie “Rio 2.”
Classic Movie Monday: Monday, Aug. 11, 2 p.m. We will show the movie “Anne of Green Gables III.”
Brown Bag Book Club: Thursday, Aug. 14, noon. Bring a book of your choice to discuss. This is a fun way to share your favorite book or author.
Evening Book Club: Thursday, Aug. 28, 7 p.m. The evening book club will discuss “Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail” by Cheryl Strayed. This best-selling memoir is being made into a movie starring Reese Witherspoon with a release date in December.
Adel Public Library
303 S. 10th St. • 993-3512
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.