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Pinterest'd In... Valentine Bag or Mug

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room B
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Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Class
Registration Required
Event Details:
Celebrate the season with a valentine mug or bag. Make it for someone you love or keep it for yourself! **All project materials will be provided. Adults over 18 only - space is limited. TWO sessions to choose from - registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Pinterest'd In... Valentine Bag or Mug

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room B
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Class
Registration Required
Event Details:
Celebrate the season with a valentine mug or bag. Make it for someone you love or keep it for yourself! **All project materials will be provided. Adults over 18 only - space is limited. TWO sessions to choose from - registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Drop-In Tech Help

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Computer Lab
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Drop-In, Makerspace, Technology
Event Details:
Do you have general questions about your mobile device, computer or laptop? Do you want to set up an email address, but you’re not sure where to start? Would you like to learn how to download an eBook, audiobook, movie or music? We’re he...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Writer's Discussion Group

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room C
Full
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Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room C
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Class, Presentation
Registration Required
Event Details:
So you want to write a book. Now what?! Join published author, writing coach, and creative novelist, Kris Sinclair and other local authors for a fun-filled writer’s discussion group. A Work in Progress holds space for constructive brainstorming an...
This event is in the "Age 14 & Up" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

How to Sew: a Storage Pod

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room D
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Registration
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room D
Age Group: Age 14 & Up, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Class, Makerspace
Registration Required
Event Details:
The Makerspace has sewing machines! Learn how to use the machine and sew a small project! All materials will be provided. (Colors may vary.) Skills learned: basic sewing and pressing Sign up in advance for this program; space is very limited!&n...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Talk, Presentation
Event Details:
Proudly supported by the Council Bluffs Public Library Foundation. Program at 7:00 p.m., Book Signing at 8:00 p.m. Wil Haygood is the author of Tigerland, which was a finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize; Showdown, a fi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Blood Drive

9:00am - 2:00pm
Meeting Room B
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Give Blood – Give Life Call 1-800-RED-CROSS or click HERE to schedule an appointment. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Drop-In Tech Help

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Computer Lab
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Drop-In, Makerspace, Technology
Event Details:
Do you have general questions about your mobile device, computer or laptop? Do you want to set up an email address, but you’re not sure where to start? Would you like to learn how to download an eBook, audiobook, movie or music? We’re he...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Board Game Night

6:00pm - 8:45pm
Meeting Room B
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Drop-In, Gaming
Event Details:
Come play new and classic board and card games. This group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month, and it is free to attend. You are welcome to bring your favorite games or just stop in to join a game. Check out our games here! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mystery Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
Are you into thrillers and always looking for the next adventure? Immerse yourself in a mystery book, then meet up to talk about it! Our selection is sure to keep you on your toes and always wanting more. Join: Pick up discussion books at the...
This event is in the "Age 14 & Up" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Basic Sewing Machine Skills

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room D
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room D
Age Group: Age 14 & Up, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Class, Makerspace
Registration Required
Event Details:
Learn the basics of how to use a sewing machine: from setting it up properly, to sewing straight lines! We’ll cover: sewing machine parts and accessories, how to thread the machine, how to install the bobbin, and more! Bring your sewing questions and...
This event is in the "Age 14 & Up" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Machine Embroidery Class

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Makerspace
Register
Registration
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Age 14 & Up, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Makerspace, Technology
Registration Required
Event Details:
Come by the Makerspace and learn how to embroider your name on fabric! Choose from a selection of fonts and colors, and build your skills with our embroidery machine. The Brother Stellaire embroidery machine makes converting images or text into a ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

One 4 Water: Paddling South to Alligators

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room B
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: OUR Community Reads, Presentation
Event Details:
In the spring and summer of 2021, Hank Kohler navigated over 1,900 miles of water as he set off from the Leaf River in Minnesota and headed towards the Gulf of Mexico.  On his canoe journey south on the Mississippi River, Kohler had eight d...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Worlds Away Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room D
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room D
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
Escape the ordinary and plunge into the unique, alternate worlds depicted in science fiction and fantasy genres. Our Worlds Away Book Club will transport you into other cultures, peoples, eras and galaxies with our selection. Join: Pick up di...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

3D Printing Drop-In

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Makerspace Drop-In
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Makerspace Drop-In
Age Group: Adults, Family, Everyone
Program Type: Drop-In, Makerspace, OUR Community Reads, Technology
Event Details:
Stop by the Makerspace to learn about the process of 3D Printing! Take home a 3D printed mini watering can. This is a drop-in class. Pop by any time between 2:00 and 4:00 pm. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Presentation
Event Details:
From health care to child labor to education to scientific discoveries and politics, the contributions of women have been numerous, invaluable, and overlooked. Hear some of the stories of women who truly changed the world. Pippa White calls her On...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

3D Printing Drop-In

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Makerspace Drop-In
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Makerspace Drop-In
Age Group: Adults, Family, Everyone
Program Type: Drop-In, Makerspace, OUR Community Reads, Technology
Event Details:
Stop by the Makerspace to learn about the process of 3D Printing! Take home a 3D printed mini watering can. This is a drop-in class. Pop by any time between 2:00 and 4:00 pm. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

3D Printing Drop-In

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Makerspace Drop-In
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Makerspace Drop-In
Age Group: Adults, Family, Everyone
Program Type: Drop-In, Makerspace, OUR Community Reads, Technology
Event Details:
Stop by the Makerspace to learn about the process of 3D Printing! Take home a 3D printed mini watering can. This is a drop-in class. Pop by any time between 2:00 and 4:00 pm. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Computer Class - Microsoft Office Basics

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room D
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room D
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Class, Makerspace, Technology
Event Details:
Work smarter and get more out of Microsoft Office. Whether you’re new to Office or simply want to refresh your existing skills, you’ve come to the right place. No registration required. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

3D Printing Drop-In

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Makerspace Drop-In
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Makerspace Drop-In
Age Group: Adults, Family, Everyone
Program Type: Drop-In, Makerspace, OUR Community Reads, Technology
Event Details:
Stop by the Makerspace to learn about the process of 3D Printing! Take home a 3D printed mini watering can. This is a drop-in class. Pop by any time between 2:00 and 4:00 pm. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

746 Needlework Club

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Drop-In
Event Details:
The 746 Needlework Club meets the second and fourth Thursdays each month. Needlework – Knitting, Crocheting, Embroidery – All skill levels welcome! Please bring your own supplies. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Paper Crafting Drop-In

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Makerspace Drop-In
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Makerspace Drop-In
Age Group: Adults, Family, Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Drop-In, Makerspace
Event Details:
Stop by the Makerspace to make & take a paper crafting project. The Silhouette Cameo is an extremely versatile electronic cutting and drawing machine that makes  cutting paper, cardstock or vinyl for your favorite projects, a snap! Pap...
This event is in the "Age 14 & Up" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

How to Sew: a Water Resistant Drawstring Bag

9:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room D
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room D
Age Group: Age 14 & Up, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Class, Makerspace, OUR Community Reads
Registration Required
Event Details:
The Makerspace has sewing machines! Learn how to use the machine and sew a small project! All materials will be provided. (Colors may vary.) Skills learned: basic sewing. Sign up in advance for this program; space is very limited! Ages 14+...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ARTrageous for Adults

10:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room B
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Council Bluffs Public Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, OUR Community Reads
Registration Required
Event Details:
Step-by-Step Acrylic Painting ~  ARTrageous for Adults allows attendees of any skill level to recreate beautiful paintings by following guided step-by-step instructions. This program is available to adults, and all materials will be provided....