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.