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Lego Contest

Posted November 14, 2012 in Community Featured, Grimes

The theme for this Lego contest is “wheels.” Build anything with at least wheel wheel in it and bring it in to the library at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 to be judged for best use of theme, most creative, and most impressive. All ages are welcome, but please register in advance so we can reserve space for you, 986-3551.

Thanksgiving hours
Wednesday, Nov. 21:
Close at 4 p.m.
Thursday and Friday, Nov. 22 – 23: Closed.

Tail Waggin’ Readers
Saturday, Dec. 1, 9 – 11 a.m.
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog. Students in grades 2 – 4 may sign up for a 20-minute time slot to read to a therapy dog partner. Please call the library to register, 986-3551.

Gingerbread house workshops
Dec. 1, 1 p.m. and Dec. 15, 10 a.m.
Come to the library to make an edible candy house out of graham crackers to take home for this holiday season. Cost for this program is $5. Please register and pay by Wednesday, Nov. 28. All ages are welcome (caregivers please accompany children younger than 5).

Book Club
Monday, Dec. 3, 7 p.m.
Pick up a copy of this month’s book, “Truth and Beauty” by Ann Patchett at the circulation desk and join us at 7 p.m.

Youth Book Club
Thursday, Dec. 6, 4:30 p.m.
Students in grades 5 and up are welcome to come and discuss what they’re currently reading.

Early Out Adventures
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 1:30 p.m.
School age kids are invited to come to the library after school on early dismissal days for fun activities. No registration required. Join us for bingo today.

Youth Writing Club
Thursday, Dec. 13, 4:30 p.m.
Decorate a journal to keep your work in and bring any past work you want to share. Grades 5 and up.

Winter Craft Day
Saturday, Dec. 15, 1 p.m.
Join us to make homemade holiday ornaments. Recommended for ages 7 and up. No registration needed.

Bingo for Adults
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2 p.m.
Come for the game, meet new friends, and have some fun. Every third Thursday of the month.

Grimes Public Library
200 N. James St.
Mon. – Thur. 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Fri. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sat. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sun. 1 – 4 p.m.

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