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October Adult Programs at Spencer Public Library





October 5 @ 6:30 PM –DIY Club at Spencer Public Library: Book Pumpkins– Join us as we repurpose old books into pumpkins. Please call 580-7290 for more information.
October 19 @ 7:00 PM – Movie Night at the Spencer Public Library – We will be watching, “San Andreas” starring Dwayne Johnson. – A natural disaster movie were the San Andreas Fault creates a magnitude 9 earthquake that wreaks havoc on California. Please call 580-7290 or sign-up at the front desk for registration.
October 26 @ 6:30 PM - Book to Movie at Spencer Public Library –We will be watching the movie, “October Sky” - A wonderful memoir about a teenager escaping his West Virginia coal mining town to become a NASA Engineer. Our next Book To Movie will be “The Lost Child of Philomena Lee” based on a true story by Martin Sixsmith. Please call 580-7290 or sign-up at the front desk for registration.

October Events for Adults




October is an exciting month. With Halloween creeping around the corner adults at Spencer Public Library have a variety of exciting programs. 
The DIY club is back with a Halloweenish craft. We will be using old books, orange paint, and sticks to make a pumpkin book. Come join us! October 5 @ 6:30 PM – Registration required.
Our free movie for October is “San Andreas” starring Dwayne Johnson. A seemingly ideal day turns disastrous when California's notorious San Andreas Fault triggers a devastating, magnitude 9 earthquake, the largest in recorded history. As always, snacks will be provided – Registration required.
The Books To Movies club will watch “October Sky” on October 26 @ 6:30 PM. Everyone is invited to watch the movie even if you never read the book or you have previously read it. The next Book to Movie is “The Lost Child of Philomena Lee” written by Martin Sixsmith and starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan in the 2013 movie titled, “Philomena”. Inspired by a true story (both onscreen and in real life), a world-weary journalist helps a simple, elderly Irish woman look for her baby taken from her 50 years before. Registration required.

Teen Movie

We will be having a Teen Movie on Saturday, september 26 at 2:00 PM. We'll be showing Furious 7.

Passport: Taste the World

ARGENTINA!

Thursday, September 24, 6:30 pm
Join us as we taste what the world has to offer.
Experience flavors from many different countries and get your passport stamped with the various countries you have visited. The More Tast the World programs you attend, the bigger your prize could be! You could win gift certificates, spice packages, cookbooks, and even a catered meal made by director Mandie Roberts!
Explore, taste, and enjoy!

Tonight's Menu:
Steak with Chimichurri Sauce
Crepes with Dulce De Leche

Teen Book Club

Our first fall meeting takes place Tuesday, September 22nd at 6:00 PM.

**Just a reminder that TWEEN BOOK CLUB also meets today at 4:00 pm.

September Movie For Grown Ups

This viewing of the movie is for grown ups only. However, we will be having a family viewing of this same movie in September.

Fall Is Here! Storytime

Storytime With Sarah Beth Takes Place Every Tuesday Morning at 10:30 am!

Last Day To Register For Fall 2015 Tween Book Club

We will be reading the Goosebumps book Trick or Trap for the fall session of Tween Book Club.

Kids in 3rd through 5th grade are invited to register for Tween Book Club by Friday, September 18th. We will meet for one hour every other Tuesday at 4:00 beginning September 22nd and ending November 3rd. Participants will be asked to read a section of the book every two weeks. At each meeting there will be snacks, a discussion, and crafts or activities based on the story. Additionally, each participant will receive a copy of the book to read and keep! For more information or to register, contact me, Sarah Beth, at 580-7290 or sbfuchsen@spenceriowacity.com

CLOSED


We will be closed on Monday, September 7th, in observance of Labor Day. We will reopen as normal at 9:00 am on Tuesday, September 8th.

Kids Korner

The Children's Department will be giving you goosebumps this fall! I am really excited about the upcoming Goosebumps movie starring Jack Black coming out in October. The movie is based on the popular series by prolific writer R.L. Stine. In order to celebrate, we will be reading the Goosebumps book Trick or Trap for the fall session of Tween Book Club. We will also be having a Goosebumps-themed Halloween party on October 31st, so look for details about that in next month's newsletter.

Kids in 3rd through 5th grade are invited to register for Tween Book Club by Friday, September 18th. We will meet for one hour every other Tuesday at 4:00 beginning September 22nd and ending November 3rd. Participants will be asked to read a section of the book every two weeks. At each meeting there will be snacks, a discussion, and crafts or activities based on the story. Additionally, each participant will receive a copy of the book to read and keep! For more information or to register, contact Sarah Beth, at 580-7290 or sbfuchsen@spenceriowacity.com.

Summer Hours Are Almost Over!

Starting Monday, October 5th, we will be returning to our regular hours, staying open until 9:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday!


Friday and Saturday hours will remain the same. We will also remain closed on Sundays.

September is National Library Card Month

Access the world with your library card!
What does that mean to you?

During the month of September, everyone should come in for a Spencer Public Library card. A library card allows you to check out books, DVDs, video games, magazines, and even art prints! Not only that, but you can use our computers complete with Microsoft Office and internet access!

All of our services are accessible at no cost with a free library card!

To celebrate National Library Card Signup Month, we have special perks for everyone!

1. Existing card members needing to replace their card can do it for free this month!
2. Bring in your DVDs, CDs, and game discs and have up to two cleaned for free.
3. Every time you use your library card throughout the month, you can enter into a prize drawing!

September Adult Programs at Spencer Public Library



September 14 @ 6:30 PM –DIY Club at Spencer Public Library: Lavender Sachets– A no-sew project filled with fresh, fragrant lavender buds to freshen up your house or car. Please call 580-7290 for more information.
September 21 @ 7:00 PM – Movie Night at the Spencer Public Library – We will be watching, “Cinderella” starring Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter, and Lily James - A new take on a classic story. Please call 580-7290 or sign-up at the front desk for registration.
September 25 @ 7:00 PM – Storyteller Pippa White at Spencer Public Library – Storyteller Pippa White will entertain and enthrall you with “One’s Company” a one-woman performance of “The Story of the Orphan Train”. Free and open to all ages. Please call 580-7290 for more information.

Book to Movie at Spencer Public Library – Our next Book to Movie is a 1999 memoir by Homer Hickam, “October Sky” - A wonderful memoir about a teenager escaping his West Virginia coal mining town to become a NASA Engineer. We will read the book in September and watch the movie in October. Please call 580-7290 or sign-up at the front desk for registration.

Colors! Storytime

Colors! September 1st
The September 1st Storytime Theme is Colors! Tuesday at 10:30 am.