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Posted on: March 31, 2019

Library events for adults in April

April 4 at 7:00-8:00 p.m.:  Megathon Preview Night!  Join us for an introduction to the online game “Stall Catchers” that we will play together on Citizen Science Day.  Bring your own device to create an account and play or watch the game and introductory video on the large screen.  Held in the Library Meeting Room.

April 8 at 7:00 p.m.:  Culture Night: Puerto Rico featuring Yara and Leila Braulio. Learn about the culture of Puerto Rico from a native, sample authentic food and hear some lively music. Held in Room 206 at the Community Center.

April 13 from 12:30-2:30 p.m.: Megathon: A Citizen Science Day Event:  Join thousands of people around the world to play the online game “Stall Catchers” that helps scientists with Alzheimer’s Disease research.  Registration suggested for planning purposes at https://pellalibrary.libcal.com/event/5236026 Held in the Heritage Room and YA area.

April 18 at 10:15 a.m.:  Genealogy Club in the Meeting Room.  The topic is “What’s Available at County Courthouses?”

April 23 at 7:00 p.m.:  Library Tales: The Story of Pella’s First Free Public Library.  Russell Buchannan, a graduate student at the University of Iowa’s School of Library and Information Science, will share his journey to reconstruct a timeline of the Carnegie Viersen Public Library through photos and documents.  Held in the Library Meeting Room.

April 25 at 12:00 noon:  The Brown Bag Book Club will discuss "Killers of the Flower Moon" by David Grann.

April 27 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon: If You Plant It, They Will Come: Milkweed seed giveaway in the Library Meeting Room.  Find out how you can help the monarch butterfly and pick up your FREE milkweed seed.



Don't forget about these events in April:


April 7-13: Food for Fines!  In honor of National Library Week, the library will hold a “Food for Fines” drive April 7-13.  The library will accept non-perishable food items in exchange for overdue fines. One food item will equal up to $1.00 in fines.  Two food items equal $2.00, and so on.  You may exchange a maximum of $10.00 during the week.  Each food item donated to the library will be given to the Food Shelf at the Well.


April 12-22:  Friends of the Library Book Sale in the Library Meeting Room.  Open all hours the library is open.  Take what you like for the donation of your choice.


For more information about any of these programs, please call the library at 641-628-4268.

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