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Upcoming Summer Events


July 15
Anime Club 10:00 am
Fandom Club 12:00 pm
Teen Movie 1:00 pm

July 17
Baby Storytime 6:30 pm
Liz Garst: Corn and Khrushchev 6:30 pm

July 18
In the Ocean Storytime 10:00 am
Teen SRP: Build a Better Character: Cosplay 2:00 pm

July 19
Teen Book Club 2:00 pm

July 20
Yoga Storytime 9:00 am
Kids SRP: Coral Reef Building & Movie Day 2:00 pm

July 22
Anime Club 10:00 am
Fandom Club 12:00 pm
Family Movie Day: Lego Batman  2:00 pm

July 24
Baby Storytime 6:30 pm
Movie Night 7:00 pm

July 25
Superheroes Storytime 10:00 am
Teen SRP: Super Mario Escape Room 2:00 pm   

July 26
Tween Book Club 2:00 pm   

July 27
Yoga Storytime 9:00 am
Tech Talk: All About Email 1:30 pm
Kids SRP: Minecraft Party 2:00 pm

July 29
Anime Club 10:00 am
Fandom Club 12:00 pm

July 31
Teen Podcast Camp 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Lil’ SRP: 3 Little Pigs Party! 6:30 pm

August 1
Fairy Tales Storytime 10:00 am
Teen Podcast Camp 1:00 to 3:00 pm

August 2
Teen Podcast Camp 1:00 to 3:00 pm

August 3
Teen Podcast Camp 1:00 to 3:00 pm

August 4
Teen Podcast Camp 1:00 to 3:00 pm

August 5
Anime Club 10:00 am
Fandom Club 12:00 pm

Adult Summer Reading Program Party




Sadly, at the end of July we will be saying goodbye to the Adult Summer Reading Program. But, before we say farewell, those who finished the program (read three books) will have a great time at the India’s Karma Con Party on July 28.  Instead of the popular Break-Out rooms we will be breaking in, to the Taj Mahal. Remember to return all prize entry slips, turn-in all book reviews, and RSVP for the party by July 27 before 5:00 PM. We will have the final prize drawing for the Kindle Fire at the Final Party.

July Movie Night


Adults will be watching the historical docu/drama movie, Good Night, and Good Luck starring David Strathaim, Patricia Clarkson, and George Clooney. When Senator Joseph McCarthy begins his foolhardy campaign to root out Communists in America, CBS News journalist and radio broadcaster, Edward R. Murrow, dedicates himself to exposing the atrocities being committed by McCarthy's Senate "investigation."  Sign-up at the front desk to reserve your copy today!


July Adult Programs at Spencer Public Library







Thursday, July 13 @ 6:00 PM – Simply Delicious at Spencer Public Library – Build Your Own Sushi - Join sushi expert, Jay Oldenkamp, and Mandie Roberts as they show you how to make your own sushi.  Don't like raw fish?  What if we told you that you can make sushi with only veggies? Or cooked shrimp or crab?  Learn techniques to impress your friends and family with sushi rolls and try some non-raw sushi. Registration Required. 

Monday, July 17 @ 6:30 PM – Liz Garst at Spencer Public Library– Corn and Khruschev - Hear about the history of agricultural development in Iowa, from early settlement through the fabulous mid-century explosion of farm productivity, based on the hybrid seeds, machinery, fertilizers and livestock technologies promoted by her grandfather. Liz tells how it came to pass that Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev and his family visited the Garst family in 1959. Sponsored by Humanities Iowa and Insurance Associates of Spencer.

Monday, July 24 @ 7:00 PM Movie Night – Good Night, and Good Luck Good Night, and Good Luck is a 2005 historical drama starring David Strathrain, George Clooney, and Robert Downey, Jr. Based on the anti-communist Senator, Joseph McCarthy and the television journalist, Edward R. Murrow the movie focuses on the theme of media responsibility and addresses what occurs when the media offer a voice of dissent from government policy. Call to reserve your spot!
Friday, July 28 @ 6:00 PM SRP Final Party Break-in Room–India’s Karm Con- Congratulations! If you read three books and handed in your 3rd entry slip by 5:00 July 27, then you will receive a special invitation to our Summer Reading Program’s Break-in Room. Use your wits, knowledge, and puzzle skills to “break in” to the Taj Mahal - the prize - food and fun Indian style. R.S.V.P. by July 27.