Calendar

Apr
23
Wed
Coffee Wednesdays
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us round the fireplace for a HOT cup of coffee or tea.

Story Time!
Apr 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s Story Time! Come on in and share some great picture books with Miss Leslie! All ages are welcome!

Apr
24
Thu
Sit N Stitch
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 24 @ 8:00 pm

Bring your needlework and join us for the evening! All levels of stitchers welcome!

Spring Cleaning & Greening Workshop
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm – Apr 24 @ 7:30 pm

Shelene Codner, Iowa Waste Exchange Area Resource Specialist invites you to attend a FREE “Green Cleaning” workshop.  You’ll learn how to make safer cleaning products for your home or business. Hear about the health and economic benefits of reducing the use of toxic cleaning products and participate in making “Green Cleaning” products (yours to take home).  Pre-Registration Required Click here

Apr
28
Mon
Computer Class: Meet Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Publisher & Powerpoint
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Computer Class: Meet Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Publisher & Powerpoint

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The Microsoft Office Suite is one of the most popular and pervasive of all computer programs. Whether using Word for documents, Excel for spreadsheets, Publisher for newsletters or Power Point for presentations, a basic familiarity with these programs is a must these days. In this session, we’ll have an overview of each program and what it can do for you and point you in the direction of some great resources for mastering the programs of your choice.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. CALL 984-6119.

Apr
29
Tue
Story Time!
Apr 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s Story Time! Come on in and share some great picture books with Miss Leslie! All ages are welcome!

Apr
30
Wed
Coffee Wednesdays
Apr 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us round the fireplace for a HOT cup of coffee or tea.

Story Time!
Apr 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s Story Time! Come on in and share some great picture books with Miss Leslie! All ages are welcome!

May
1
Thu
Sit N Stitch
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – May 1 @ 8:00 pm

Bring your needlework and join us for the evening! All levels of stitchers welcome!

May
5
Mon
Computer Class: Your Online Library Account, Catalog & Online Services
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

Your library card gives you access to your account 24 hours a day from your computer or mobile device. You can review your checkouts, renew items, request items—even note your favorite authors for future reserves on new books we get in by them! Plus you can browse our catalog as well as the WILBOR catalog for book, audio books & e-books. Your card also gives you access to several powerful databases for research, reading and studying. Learn how to make the most of YOUR library card at this session. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. CALL 984-6119.

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May
6
Tue
Story Time!
May 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s Story Time! Come on in and share some great picture books with Miss Leslie! All ages are welcome!

May
7
Wed
Coffee Wednesdays
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us round the fireplace for a HOT cup of coffee or tea.

Story Time!
May 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s Story Time! Come on in and share some great picture books with Miss Leslie! All ages are welcome!

Wednesday Book Club
May 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Wild by Cheryl Strayed

The story of an eleven-hundred-mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe—and built her back up again…  * New Members Always Welcome!

May
8
Thu
Sit N Stitch
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – May 8 @ 8:00 pm

Bring your needlework and join us for the evening! All levels of stitchers welcome!

Emerald Ash Borer Informational Seminar
May 8 @ 6:30 pm – May 8 @ 8:00 pm

Ken Morse (The Polk City Tree Guy) will host a free informational seminar on the Emerald Ash Borer and proper tree pruning techniques.  Ken is a member of the Central Iowa Arbor Society, Chairperson of the Polk City Arbor League, a Member of the Polk City Tree Board, and Tree Board Liaison to the Polk City Parks Commission.  *Polk City Residents, especially those with Ash Trees on their property are encouraged to attend. 

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May
9
Fri
Computer Class: Setting Up & Using iTunes
May 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Computer Class: Setting Up & Using iTunes

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You’ve got a device running Macintosh or Windows and you’re interested in being able to get music, video, movies, TV shows, informational podcasts or classes, e-books, apps, or personalized radio stations? Then iTunes is a solution to your wish list! At this session we’ll take a look at what iTunes offers— mainly for a price, so be forewarned – and how it might enhance your digital life!

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. CALL 984-6119.

May
13
Tue
Story Time!
May 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s Story Time! Come on in and share some great picture books with Miss Leslie! All ages are welcome!

Library Board Monthly Meeting tonight
May 13 @ 6:30 pm – May 13 @ 7:30 pm

Meetings are open to the public. The library board agendas and minutes are available on the web site.

May
14
Wed
Coffee Wednesdays
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us round the fireplace for a HOT cup of coffee or tea.

Story Time!
May 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s Story Time! Come on in and share some great picture books with Miss Leslie! All ages are welcome!

May
15
Thu
Sit N Stitch
May 15 @ 6:00 pm – May 15 @ 8:00 pm

Bring your needlework and join us for the evening! All levels of stitchers welcome!

Stained Glass Art Demonstration
May 15 @ 6:30 pm – May 15 @ 7:30 pm

Jenny Reed, a stained glass designer, is hosting a unique opportunity to see the work and skill involved in creating a stained glass suncatcher. Jenny will be on hand after the demonstration to answer questions.  18 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

May
19
Mon
Monday Book Club
May 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
A captivating story of two very different women who build an unexpected friendship…
*New Members Always Welcome. Books available at circ desk.

May
20
Tue
Story Time!
May 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s Story Time! Come on in and share some great picture books with Miss Leslie! All ages are welcome!

May
21
Wed
Coffee Wednesdays
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us round the fireplace for a HOT cup of coffee or tea.

Story Time!
May 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s Story Time! Come on in and share some great picture books with Miss Leslie! All ages are welcome!

May
22
Thu
Sit N Stitch
May 22 @ 6:00 pm – May 22 @ 8:00 pm

Bring your needlework and join us for the evening! All levels of stitchers welcome!

May
27
Tue
Story Time!
May 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s Story Time! Come on in and share some great picture books with Miss Leslie! All ages are welcome!

May
28
Wed
Coffee Wednesdays
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us round the fireplace for a HOT cup of coffee or tea.

Story Time!
May 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s Story Time! Come on in and share some great picture books with Miss Leslie! All ages are welcome!

May
29
Thu
Sit N Stitch
May 29 @ 6:00 pm – May 29 @ 8:00 pm

Bring your needlework and join us for the evening! All levels of stitchers welcome!

Jun
3
Tue
Story Time!
Jun 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s Story Time! Come on in and share some great picture books with Miss Leslie! All ages are welcome!

Jun
4
Wed
Coffee Wednesdays
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us round the fireplace for a HOT cup of coffee or tea.

Story Time!
Jun 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s Story Time! Come on in and share some great picture books with Miss Leslie! All ages are welcome!

Wednesday Book Club
Jun 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Mudbound by Hillary Jordan

Confronts racism on a cotton farm on the Mississippi Delta in 1946…  * New Members Always Welcome!

Jun
5
Thu
Sit N Stitch
Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm – Jun 5 @ 8:00 pm

Bring your needlework and join us for the evening! All levels of stitchers welcome!

Jun
9
Mon
Computer Class: Using WILBOR to Download Audiobooks & E-Books
Jun 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Computer Class: Using WILBOR to Download Audiobooks & E-Books

 

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So, you’ve got a computer or some other electronic device at home and you’ve heard that it might be possible to download e-books or audio books to them. Well, that’s likely to be true and at this session, we’ll get to know the wonders of WILBOR, our catalog of e-books and audio books that are available for you to check out and download for free with your PCCL library account. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. CALL 984-6119.

Jun
10
Tue
Story Time!
Jun 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s Story Time! Come on in and share some great picture books with Miss Leslie! All ages are welcome!

Library Board Monthly Meeting tonight
Jun 10 @ 6:30 pm – Jun 10 @ 7:30 pm

Meetings are open to the public. The library board agendas and minutes are available on the web site.

Jun
11
Wed
Coffee Wednesdays
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us round the fireplace for a HOT cup of coffee or tea.

Story Time!
Jun 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s Story Time! Come on in and share some great picture books with Miss Leslie! All ages are welcome!

Jun
12
Thu
Sit N Stitch
Jun 12 @ 6:00 pm – Jun 12 @ 8:00 pm

Bring your needlework and join us for the evening! All levels of stitchers welcome!

Jun
16
Mon
Monday Book Club
Jun 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Day of the Storm by Rosamunde Pilcher
On the last day of her mother’s life, Rebecca learns she has family in Cornwall, and sets out to find the grandfather and cousin she has never known…
*New Members Always Welcome. Books available at circ desk.

Jun
17
Tue
Story Time!
Jun 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s Story Time! Come on in and share some great picture books with Miss Leslie! All ages are welcome!

Jun
18
Wed
Coffee Wednesdays
Jun 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us round the fireplace for a HOT cup of coffee or tea.

Story Time!
Jun 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s Story Time! Come on in and share some great picture books with Miss Leslie! All ages are welcome!

Jun
19
Thu
Sit N Stitch
Jun 19 @ 6:00 pm – Jun 19 @ 8:00 pm

Bring your needlework and join us for the evening! All levels of stitchers welcome!

Jun
23
Mon
Computer Class: Introduction to Facebook
Jun 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Computer Class: Introduction to Facebook

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Love it or hate it, Facebook is part of the digital connectivity of many of our lives. Connecting families, friends, colleagues, interest groups, clubs, businesses…everyone can find something to connect to via Facebook. In this session, we’ll explore the Facebook universe and explain how you, too, can join the party!

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. CALL 984-6119.

Jun
24
Tue
Story Time!
Jun 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s Story Time! Come on in and share some great picture books with Miss Leslie! All ages are welcome!