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Norelius Community Library Events

Date: 7/1/2022 - 07/31/2022

Children’s Summer Library Program Events

Saturday, July 9, 16, and 23, 10:00 am: Campfire Tales
Join us as we tell tales around the “campfire” in the Children’s Library on Saturdays! 

Tuesday, July 5, 2:00 pm: Rick Eugene Magic Show
It’s a presentation of magic and wonder as the popular Rick Eugene Magic Show returns to the Children’s Library!

Thursday, July 7, any time between 2:00-4:00 pm: Solar Printing
Create beautiful art with the magic of the sun in the Children’s Library!

Tuesday, July 12, any time between 2:00-4:00 pm: Clay Mosaics
Make creative mosaics with clay and painted pasta in the Children’s Library! 

Thursday, July 14, 2:00 pm: Butterfly Tents
Explore the wonder of nature as you look at butterfly-themed exhibits and walk through a tent with live butterflies!

Tuesday, July 19, 2:00 pm: Board Games
Come play board games in the Children’s Library with your friends and family!

Thursday, July 21, 2:00 pm: Paper Airplanes
Join us to learn how to fold paper airplanes and challenge yourself to fly them through the hoops in the Children’s Library!

Tuesday, July 26, 2:00 pm: “Bee” A LEGO Architect
What would your dream house look like? What kinds of houses do animals live in? Join us for a special storytime and LEGO house building!  There will also be copies available of “Bee an Architect,” a free coloring and activity book from the Iowa Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

Thursday, July 28, 2:00 pm: Movie
Summer Camp at the library is winding down with popcorn, juice and a movie!

Friday, July 29: Reading Maps Due
This is your last day to turn in sheets for incentives and earn entries into our grand prize drawing!

Saturday, July 30, 1:00-4:00 pm: Grand Prize Drawing
Join us at 1:00 pm for our grand prize drawing with snacks and games following in the Children’s Library!

 

Adult & YA Summer Library Program Events

Friday, July 1, 2:00-r:00 pm: Crafternoon - Tin Can Lanterns
We'll be making lanterns out of tin cans and supplying battery-operated tea lights, perfect for Independence Day! Kits will be available while supplies last.

Tuesday, July 5, 2:00 pm: Rick Eugene Magic Show
It’s a presentation of magic and wonder as the popular Rick Eugene Magic Show returns to the Children’s Library! This event is part of the Children's Summer Library Program, but tweens and up are also welcome to attend.

Tuesday, July 5, 6:00 pm: Color Me Calm
Color Me Calm is a relaxing coloring program for adults. Wind down your day with fun, fellowship and color! We will also have a special Summer Library session for tweens and teens!

Friday, July 8, 2:00-4:00 pm: Crafternoon - Flowerpot Craft
Join us for this session of Crafternoon to paint flowerpots and give them your own creative spin with gems, rocks and glass stones!

Tuesday, July 12, All Day: Community Puzzle
Join us to put together a puzzle in the Main Library! Let's see if we can get it finished in one day! We'll also have a special puzzle just for the tweens and teens!

Thursday, July 14, 2:00-3:00 pm: Butterfly Tents
Explore the wonder of nature as you look at butterfly themed exhibits and walk through a tent with live butterflies! This event is part of the Children's Summer Library Program, but tweens and up are also welcome to attend.

Thursday, July 14, 6:00 pmTabletop Roleplaying
Roleplaying is collaborative storytelling. We use the Iron Kingdoms system to tell our stories, along with a Game Master to guide them. There is no experience necessary to join. We will have some pre-designed characters available so you can just jump right in and play. If you would like to create your own character, we ask that you come at 5:30 pm to complete character creation before the storytelling starts! This program is open to everyone ages 14 and up.

Friday, July 15, 2:00-4:00 pm: Crafternoon - Found Object Windchimes
What's better than relaxing on your porch to the sound of windchimes (maybe while you read a book)? Come make your own out of whatever we can find - beads, buttons, keys, shells, and more! Have an object that'll look great? Bring it with you! Kits will be available while supplies last.

Tuesday, July 19, 6:00 pm: Pressed Flowers
Come and learn about the different ways you can press flowers for preservation! We will also have flowers available to press during the program!

Friday, July 22, 2:00-4:00 pm: Crafternoon - Watercolor Painting Workshop
Our own Library Director, Monica Walley, leads a watercolor painting class.

Tuesday, July 26, 5:15 pm: Library Board Meeting
Did you know the Library Board Meetings are open to the public? Come to the meeting and find out about the inner workings of your community library!

Thursday, July 28, 2:00 pm: Fireside Book Discussion
Join us in the Fireside Room for a lively book discussion!

Friday, July 29: Reading Challenge Ends
This is your last day to earn a snack and earn entries into our grand prize drawing!

Grand Prize Drawing Winners Will Be Notified on Monday, August 1st!

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