Programs/events

Storytime every Wednesday 10:30-11 a.m.

Toddler Time every Friday 10:30-11 a.m.

There will be activities at the library on early-out school days starting in September for ages kindergarten through fifth grade, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

The Last Tuesday Book Club will be resuming in September. If you are interested in joining, stop in the library for a book list.

We will be at the Fall Festival with a crafts table for kids on both Friday and Saturday.

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month. Patrons may submit a picture, that includes their library card via Facebook or come to the library to have their picture taken in our photo booth. 

No library card? No problem. Come to the library, get a card and have your photo taken. Your picture is an entry into a drawing for a chance to win a Best of Iowa gift card.

New adult fiction: “Tell Me Everything” by Cambria Brockman; “Fleishman is in Trouble” by Taffy Brodesser-Akner; “Game of Snipers” by Stephen Hunter; “Smokescreen” by Iris Johansen; “Lady in the Lake” by Laura Lippman; “Window on the Bay” by Debbie Macomber; and “A Better Man” by Penny Louise.

New adult nonfiction: “Chasing the Moon: The People, the Policies and the Promise That Launched America Into Space” by R. Stone/A. Andres; and “Leaving the Witness: Exiting a Religion and Finding a Life” by Amber Scorah.

New children’s books: “The Magic Boat” by Kit Pearson; “First Grade Stinks” by Mary Ann Rodman; “Pirates Don’t Go To Kindergarten” by Lisa Robinson; and “Giraffe Problems” by Jory John.

New DVDS: “Redemption: For Robbing the Dead;” “The Forger;” “The Grey;” “Gone Baby Gone;” and “The Bank Job.”

Check out the library’s website at www.kalona.lib.ia.us or Facebook page – Kalona Public Library.  Patrons can also download books and magazines from the computer using their library card number.

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