Events at the Library

Upcoming Events

Sep 24

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Lava Bottles

This groovy project is mesmerizing fun! Tinker Zone features a new activity every week! Stay as little or as long as you…

DIY

Drop-in

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Sep 24

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room B

Adults

Pinterest’d In… Upcycled ‘Plarn’ Basket

The Pinterest craft for September uses Upcycled ‘Plarn’ to make a basket or bag! Finally, a use for all those plastic shopping…

Arts & Crafts

DIY

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Sep 25

9:45 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five!

Join us for a half hour of stories, music and movement all about Nuts!  For kids 5 years old and younger and…

Story Time

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Sep 25

10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Adults

National Voter Registration Day

Register to vote at the Council Bluffs Public Library. To vote in Iowa, you must be registered to vote. To qualify to…
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Sep 25

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Lava Bottles

This groovy project is mesmerizing fun! Tinker Zone features a new activity every week! Stay as little or as long as you…

DIY

Drop-in

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Sep 26

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Ball Party!

Drop in between 9:45 and 10:45 a.m. and have a bouncing good time at the Library!  For kids 5 years old and…

Drop-in

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Sep 26

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Lava Bottles

This groovy project is mesmerizing fun! Tinker Zone features a new activity every week! Stay as little or as long as you…

DIY

Drop-in

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Sep 27

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five!

Join us for a half hour of stories, music and movement all about Nuts!  For kids 5 years old and younger and…

Story Time

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Sep 27

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room D

Adults

746 Needlework Club

The 746 Needlework Club meets the second and fourth Thursdays each month. Needlework – Knitting, Crocheting, Embroidery – All skill levels welcome!…

Arts & Crafts

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Sep 27

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tech Lab

Español, Tech

Tiempo de Tecnología con Yvonne

Horario: 6pm a 7pm Día: Jueves Haga cita para recibir ayuda utilizando una computadora o para aprender mas de los recursos de…

Espanol

Technology

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Sep 27

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Cuarto de “Once Upon a Time”

Español, Kids

La hora del cuento

¡Acompaños para 30 minutos de cuentos, movimiento y diversión!  Para niños de edades 5 años y menores acompañados con un adulto.  Puedes venir…
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Sep 29

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Central

Teen

Tinker Zone: Lava Bottles

This groovy project is mesmerizing fun! Tinker Zone features a new activity every week! Stay as little or as long as you…

DIY

Drop-in

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Sep 29

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Conference Room B Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Helen Lewis presents Jane Addams at Hull House

Voicing a Cause, Voicing a Self: Jane Addams at Hull House     ~ A Humanities Iowa Event ~ Helen Lewis will portray…

History

Presentation

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Oct 01

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Open Tech Help Time

Do you have general questions about your mobile device, computer or laptop? Do you want to set up an email address, but you’re…

Technology

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Oct 01

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Conference Room B Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Pursuing Paranormal: Hunting Ghosts the Scientific Way with Angie Oehler

Everyone knows about ghost hunting, but what exactly is it? Simply put, ghost hunting is the process of investigating locations with a…

ghost hunting

Presentation

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Oct 02

9:45 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five!

Join us for a half hour of stories, music and movement all about Goats!  For kids 5 years old and younger and…

Story Time

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Oct 02

6:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Conference Room A Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Adult Board Game Night

Come play new and classic board and card games. This group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month, and it…
Learn More

Oct 02

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room D

Adults

Mystery Book Club

Ever think you could have been a detective? Drop by the Mystery Book Club and investigate different styles of mysteries. All book clubs…

Book Club

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Oct 03

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Music with Lori Lynn!

Join us for a half hour of musical fun with Lori Lynn!  For kids 5 years old and younger and an adult…

Music

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Oct 04

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five!

Join us for a half hour of stories, music and movement all about Goats!  For kids 5 years old and younger and…

Story Time

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Oct 04

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tech Lab

Español, Tech

Tiempo de Tecnología con Yvonne

Horario: 6pm a 7pm Día: Jueves Haga cita para recibir ayuda utilizando una computadora o para aprender mas de los recursos de…

Espanol

Technology

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Oct 04

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Worlds Away – SciFi/Fantasy Book Discussion

Escape the ordinary and plunge into the unique, alternate worlds depicted in science fiction and fantasy genres. Our Worlds Away Group Discussion…

Book Club

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Oct 06

11:00 am - 1:45 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Grades K-6, Kids

Haunted Cookie Houses!

Crawl through the CREEPY tunnel into the HAUNTED cookie house laboratory, if you’re brave enough!  For kids 4 years old through 6th…

Arts & Crafts

Drop-in

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Oct 09

9:45 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five!

Join us for a half hour of stories, music and movement all about Hopping!  For kids 5 years old and younger and…

Story Time

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Oct 09

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ Simple Video Editing

Video editing for non-professionals!  Learn to use video editing software to add music, text and small special effects to your videos.

Class

Drop-in

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Oct 10

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Dance with DEE DEE!

Join us for a half hour of dancing fun with Dee Dee!  For kids five years old and younger and an adult…

Music

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Oct 11

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five!

Join us for a half hour of stories, music and movement all about Hopping!  For kids 5 years old and younger and…

Story Time

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Oct 11

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ Simple Video Editing

Video editing for non-professionals!  Learn to use video editing software to add music, text and small special effects to your videos.

Class

Drop-in

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Oct 11

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room D

Adults

746 Needlework Club

The 746 Needlework Club meets the second and fourth Thursdays each month. Needlework – Knitting, Crocheting, Embroidery – All skill levels welcome!…

Arts & Crafts

Learn More

Oct 11

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tech Lab

Español, Tech

Tiempo de Tecnología con Yvonne

Horario: 6pm a 7pm Día: Jueves Haga cita para recibir ayuda utilizando una computadora o para aprender mas de los recursos de…

Espanol

Technology

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Oct 11

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Kids

Love on a Leash!

Pet therapy teams visit the Library to help motivate children to read.  Wear your jammies and snuggle up to a pup and…

Drop-in

Story Time

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Oct 12

5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Meeting Room B

Adults

Fic to Flick

READ the words… SEE the picture. Wealthy Texas rancher Bick Benedict (Rock Hudson) shakes things up at home when he returns from…

Book to Movie

Movie

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Oct 13

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults, Family

ALHS Orchestra Performance

Stop by to hear the Abraham Lincoln High School Orchestra play!

Abraham Lincoln High School

Music

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Oct 13

11:00 am - 1:45 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Grades K-6, Kids

Caramel Apple Bar

Stop in and visit our Caramel Apple Bar with a variety of toppings to make your treat yummier!  For kids 4 years…

Drop-in

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Oct 15

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ Using GarageBand

GarageBand is a fully equipped music studio right inside your computer! Stop by to learn the basics of creating music or podcasts.…

Drop-in

Technology

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Oct 15

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room D

Adults

Adult Coloring Club

Experience the stress-reducing benefits and creative self-discovery of adult coloring. Supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own coloring…
Learn More

Oct 16

9:45 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five!

Join us for a half hour of stories, music and movement all about Bears!  For kids 5 years old and younger and…

Story Time

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Oct 16

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Meeting Room A

Adults

Lunch Bunch Book Club

Bring your lunch and join in as we discuss a mix of contemporary fiction and nonfiction books. Take your mind out of…

Book Club

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Oct 16

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ Using GarageBand

GarageBand is a fully equipped music studio right inside your computer! Stop by to learn the basics of creating music or podcasts.…

Drop-in

Technology

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Oct 16

6:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Conference Room A Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Adult Board Game Night

Come play new and classic board and card games. This group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month, and it…
Learn More

Oct 17

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Art Buffet!

Drop in and explore with a variety of toddler friendly art materials! We will be painting, so wear old clothes or bring…

Arts & Crafts

Drop-in

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Oct 17

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ Using GarageBand

GarageBand is a fully equipped music studio right inside your computer! Stop by to learn the basics of creating music or podcasts.…

Drop-in

Technology

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Oct 17

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room D

Adults

Non Fiction Book Club

Are you a history buff? Or do you love reading medical mysteries or family memoirs? Non fiction books provide a change of…

Book Club

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Oct 18

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive For Under Five!

Join us for a half hour of stories, music and movement all about Bears!  For kids 5 years old and younger and…

Story Time

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Oct 18

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ Using GarageBand

GarageBand is a fully equipped music studio right inside your computer! Stop by to learn the basics of creating music or podcasts.…

Drop-in

Technology

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Oct 18

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tech Lab

Español, Tech

Tiempo de Tecnología con Yvonne

Horario: 6pm a 7pm Día: Jueves Haga cita para recibir ayuda utilizando una computadora o para aprender mas de los recursos de…

Espanol

Technology

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Oct 18

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Conference Room B Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Live Music ~ Folk Singer Melanie Devaney

Melanie Devaney is a folk-Americana singer-songwriter from the small town of Epworth in Dubuque County Iowa. Classically trained in piano and holding a degree…

Music

Presentation

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Oct 20

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cuarto de Conferencia A

Adults, Español, FamilyKids

Actividad Familiar ~ Calaveras de Azúcar

Vamos a decorar calaveras de azúcar para celebrar Día de los Muertos. Una actividad para toda la familia en el primer piso…
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Oct 20

11:00 am - 1:45 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Grades K-6, Kids

Light Up Sugar Skull

Drop-in and make a festive light up sugar skull.  For kids 4 years old through 6th grade.

Arts & Crafts

Drop-in

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Oct 20

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Conference Room B Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Saturday Matinee

Showing Hearts Beat Loud – FREE popcorn! In the hip Brooklyn neighborhood of Red Hook, single dad and record store owner Frank (Nick…

Movie

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Oct 23

9:45 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five!

Join us for a half hour of stories, music and movement all about Halloween!  For kids 5 years old and younger and…

Story Time

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Oct 23

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ 3D Printed Halloween Fun

Use our 3D printer to make a fun Halloween decoration! This is a drop-in class.  Stop by any time between 2:00pm and…

3D Printing

Drop-in

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Oct 23

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Conference Room B Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Council Bluffs in WWII

After the 1941 attack at Pearl Harbor, the U.S. was thrust into World War II (1939-45), and everyday life across the country was dramatically altered.…

History

local history

WWII

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Oct 24

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Trick-or-Treat in the Library!

Wear your costume and stop by the Library between 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. to trick-or-treat for goodies in the Library!  For kids…

Drop-in

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Oct 24

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ 3D Printed Halloween Fun

Use our 3D printer to make a fun Halloween decoration! This is a drop-in class.  Stop by any time between 2:00pm and…

3D Printing

Drop-in

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Oct 24

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Computer Class ~ Microsoft Excel Basics

Microsoft Excel is an electronic spreadsheet program that you can use for storing, organizing and calculating data. Learn to make a spreadsheet…

tech help

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Oct 25

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five!

Join us for a half hour of stories, music and movement all about Halloween!  For kids 5 years old and younger and…

Story Time

Learn More

Oct 25

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Makerspace Drop In ~ 3D Printed Halloween Fun

Use our 3D printer to make a fun Halloween decoration! This is a drop-in class.  Stop by any time between 2:00pm and…

3D Printing

Drop-in

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Oct 25

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room D

Adults

746 Needlework Club

The 746 Needlework Club meets the second and fourth Thursdays each month. Needlework – Knitting, Crocheting, Embroidery – All skill levels welcome!…

Arts & Crafts

Learn More

Oct 25

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tech Lab

Español, Tech

Tiempo de Tecnología con Yvonne

Horario: 6pm a 7pm Día: Jueves Haga cita para recibir ayuda utilizando una computadora o para aprender mas de los recursos de…

Espanol

Technology

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Oct 26

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Conference Room B Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Frankenstein Film Fest

Come celebrate the 200th anniversary of your favorite spooky science project with a dire double feature! Frankenstein (1931) and Bride of Frankenstein…

Movie

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Oct 27

11:00 am - 1:45 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Grades K-6, Kids

Spoon Monster Puppets!

Drop-in and create your very own wooden spoon monster puppet.  For kids 4 years old through 6th grade.

Arts & Crafts

Drop-in

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Oct 27

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Conference Room A Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults, Family, KidsTeen

Family Game Day ~ 360 Gaming

Join us for an afternoon of 360 Gaming! What is 360 Gaming?  We turn one of our meeting rooms into a game…

board games

Gaming

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Oct 29

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room B

Adults

Pinterest’d In… Wine Bottle Pumpkins

The Pinterest craft for October is Wine Bottle Pumpkins! Turn old wine bottles into festive pumpkins! Use some paint, leaves and jute…

Arts & Crafts

DIY

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Oct 30

9:45 am - 11:00 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Stories Alive for Under Five!

Join us for a half hour of stories, music and movement all about Friendly Monsters!  For kids 5 years old and younger…

Story Time

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Oct 30

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Tech Lab

Adults, Tech

Open Tech Help Time

Do you have general questions about your mobile device, computer or laptop? Do you want to set up an email address, but you’re…

tech help

Technology

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Oct 31

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Council Bluffs Public Library

5 & Under, Kids

Sensory Stations!

Drop in and explore your five senses while playing at our sensory stations.  For kids 5 years old and younger and an…
Learn More

Nov 01

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tech Lab

Español, Tech

Tiempo de Tecnología con Yvonne

Horario: 6pm a 7pm Día: Jueves Haga cita para recibir ayuda utilizando una computadora o para aprender mas de los recursos de…

Espanol

Technology

Learn More

Nov 01

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Council Bluffs Public Library

Adults

Worlds Away – SciFi/Fantasy Book Discussion

Escape the ordinary and plunge into the unique, alternate worlds depicted in science fiction and fantasy genres. Our Worlds Away Group Discussion…

Book Club

Learn More

Nov 06

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room D

Adults

Mystery Book Club

Ever think you could have been a detective? Drop by the Mystery Book Club and investigate different styles of mysteries. All book clubs…

Book Club

Learn More

Nov 08

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tech Lab

Español, Tech

Tiempo de Tecnología con Yvonne

Horario: 6pm a 7pm Día: Jueves Haga cita para recibir ayuda utilizando una computadora o para aprender mas de los recursos de…

Espanol

Technology

Learn More

Nov 15

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tech Lab

Español, Tech

Tiempo de Tecnología con Yvonne

Horario: 6pm a 7pm Día: Jueves Haga cita para recibir ayuda utilizando una computadora o para aprender mas de los recursos de…

Espanol

Technology

Learn More

Nov 19

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting Room D

Adults

Adult Coloring Club

Experience the stress-reducing benefits and creative self-discovery of adult coloring. Supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own coloring…
Learn More

Nov 20

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Meeting Room A

Adults

Lunch Bunch Book Club

Bring your lunch and join in as we discuss a mix of contemporary fiction and nonfiction books. Take your mind out of…

Book Club

Learn More

Nov 22

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tech Lab

Español, Tech

Tiempo de Tecnología con Yvonne

Horario: 6pm a 7pm Día: Jueves Haga cita para recibir ayuda utilizando una computadora o para aprender mas de los recursos de…

Espanol

Technology

Learn More

Nov 29

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tech Lab

Español, Tech

Tiempo de Tecnología con Yvonne

Horario: 6pm a 7pm Día: Jueves Haga cita para recibir ayuda utilizando una computadora o para aprender mas de los recursos de…

Espanol

Technology

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