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Simply Delicious


Amish Cooking Series

Join us as we explore traditional Amish recipes in this series of Simply Delicious @ SPL.

This month:
Sausage Cheese Balls
Sugar Cream Pie
Tuesday, November 30th at 6:00 pm.

December Teen Activities



Teen Board
Saturday, December 2nd
1:00 pm

Teen Gaming
Saturday, December 2nd
1:30 pm

Teen Movie
Saturday, December 3oth 
1:00 pm

Math Bootcamp for Parents


Math Bootcamp...for parents

Tuesday, November 28th at 6:30 pm
Attention parents & caregivers of 2nd & 3rd graders! Have you ever felt perplexed by your student's math homework?
It certainly look different that the math we were taught two or three decades ago, making it difficult to provide assistance. That's why SPL has teamed up with 2nd grade teacher, Deb Ortiz, to offer math Bootcamp...for Parents.
Parents/caregivers of 2nd and 3rd graders will be shown how their children are learning problem solving with Cognitively Guided Instruction. Watch a video of an actual math lesson happening in school and learn how today's instructions compare to the "old school" methods. Practice the new style...you may even bring your students and let them help you!
Register at the front desk, by phone at 580-7290, or email sbfuchsen@spenceriowacity.com

Storytime with Sarah Beth


This week's theme is Family.
Tuesday, November 28th @ 10:00 am.

Closed for the Holiday

Spencer Public Library will reopen on Saturday, November 25th at 9:00 am.

Kids & Teens Maker Day

Kids & Teens Maker Day
1:00 to 3:00 pm
Wednesday, November 22
Come & Go
Kids & Teens
Take Flight: Paper Airplane Science
 
Learn about flight science and how to fold your own flying airplane. Try out new designs and test your creations to some cool flight challenges.



Children's Events

Kids & Teens Maker Day
Wednesday, November 22, 2:00 to 4:00 pm

Legos and Family Movie Day
Saturday, November 25th, 2:00 to 4:00 pm
 
Math Bootcamp...for Parents
Tuesday, November 28th at 6:30 pm
 
Grand Meander
Monday, December 4th
Come & Go, 5:00 to 8:00 pm
 
Legos @ the Library
Monday, December 4th
Come & Go, 5:00 to 8:00 pm



November & December Storytimes

Tuesdays at 10:00 am

November 21st -- Thanksgiving
November 28th -- Family
December 5th -- Gifts
December 26th -- Favorites
No regular or Baby Storytime December 10th through December 25th. no baby Storytime on January 1st.
Baby Storytime -- Mondays at 6:30 pm 

Math Boot Camp

Rescheduled...

Math Bootcamp...for parents

Tuesday, November 28th at 6:30 pm
 
Attention parents & caregivers of 2nd & 3rd graders! Have you ever felt perplexed by your student's math homework?
 
It certainly look different that the math we were taught two or three decades ago, making it difficult to provide assistance. That's why SPL has teamed up with 2nd grade teacher, Deb Ortiz, to offer math Bootcamp...for Parents.
 
Parents/caregivers of 2nd and 3rd graders will be shown how their children are learning problem solving with Cognitively Guided Instruction. Watch a video of an actual math lesson happening in school and learn how today's instructions compare to the "old school" methods. Practice the new style...you may even bring your students and let them help you!
 
Register at the front desk, by phone at 580-7290, or email sbfuchsen@spenceriowacity.com

Teen Movie Day

Teen Movie
Saturday, November 18 & December 30

Teen Choice! Vote for the movies you want to see in the Teen Area.

Anime Club

November 18th
10:00 am
Watching: Fairytail
Playing: Tales of Berseria

Fandom Club

Anime Club, November 18th @ 10:00 am.

Fandom Club, November 18th @ 12:00 pm. 
This month's Fandom theme is Marvel vs. CD

Regular Hours

With all the unusual closures coming up in the next couple months, we thought it might be a good idea to remind everyone of what our regular winter hours actually are. 😊


Holiday Closures


Spencer Public library will be closed from December 10th to December 23rd for interior remodeling. Staff will be available by phone or email from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm during this time, but regular library services will be suspended. Interlibrary Loan Services will be suspended from December 1st to December 31st. Our online services including BRIDGES will still be available.

We will reopen December 26th to a fantastic renewed space.

Holiday Closures
We will be closed on the following dates in November and December in observance of the holidays.
Veterans' Day - November 11th
Thanksgiving - November 23rd & 24th
Christmas - December 24th & 25th
New Year's - December 31st & January 1st

Happy Holidays!

Veteran's Day


The library is closed today, November 11th in honor of Veteran's Day.
We wish to say, "Thank You, Veterans!" We salute your courage, your honor, and most of all, your sacrifice. We truly appreciate your willingness to serve our country -- and what it cost you.
With admiration and appreciation,
Spencer Public Library

Grand Meander


While you're exploring downtown during Grand Meander next month, stop at the library for cocoa, crafts and cookies!

Library Remodeling

Spencer Public library will be closed from December 10th to December 23rd for interior remodeling. Staff will be available by phone or email from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm during this time, but regular library services will be suspended. Interlibrary Loan Services will be suspended from December 1st to December 31st. Our online services including BRIDGES will still be available.

We will reopen December 26th to a fantastic renewed space.

Holiday Closures
We will be closed on the following dates in November and December in observance of the holidays.
Veterans' Day - November 11th
Thanksgiving - November 23rd & 24th
Christmas - December 24th & 25th
New Year's - December 31st & January 1st

Happy Holidays!

Senior Housing with Holly Brink: Downsizing Seminar

Thinking about selling your home and simplifying your life? Receive your complimentary copy of the Downsizing Made Easy Guide when you schedule a consultation with Holly Brink. Call 712-363-2399 or email HHolly@MrsHollyBrink.com today!
Simplifying your life should leave you OVERJOYED...not overwhelmed.
Join us for a special seminar and find out how others -- just like you -- have simplified their lives by following the 5 Easy Steps for Downsizing as outlined in the Downsizing Made Easy Guide. You'll gain valuable insights into today's real estate market, practical solutions for de-cluttering and preparing your home for sale, best practices for hiring estate liquidators, movers, and organizers, and more.

If you are considering a move now or in the future, you owe it to yourself to be prepared.
Reserve your seat today!
Wednesday
November 8, 2017
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Light refreshments will be provided
Featured speakers:
Holly Brink, Senior Real Eastate Specialists
Mavis Leinen, South Ridge Heights

Reservations: Call Holly at 712-363-2399
Location: Spencer Public Library
21 E. 3rd St., Spencer, IA  51301
in the Round Room

Closed For Staff Training






The library is closed today, November 7th, for staff training from 12:00 to 5:00 pm.
We will reopen at 5:00 pm and resume normal business hours.

Teen Gaming



Teen Gaming
Saturday, November 4th & December 2nd
Come hangout & check out our new gaming equipment!

Teen Board

WE NEED YOU
Help make the library a place you want to hang out! help plan events for the new year, share ideas on materials the library should purchase and other ways we can make the library a destination for teens.
Saturday, November 4th at 1:00 pm

Fandom Club

A fan club for fans of various popular TV shows, books, movies, video games and more.

November 4th & 8th
December 2nd & 30th
12:00 pm
November Theme: Marvel vs. DC
December Theme: Star Wars


Anime Club

A fan club for fans of anime, manga, Japanese video games, and Japanese culture.
November 4th & 18th
December 2nd & 30th
10:00 am
Watching: Fairytail
Playing: Tales of Berseria