Upcoming Events at the James Kennedy Public Library in Dyersville: April 2020
Thursday, April 2: Intro to the Library’s Website @ 6:30 pm. In March, the library debuted a new website. Come learn how to navigate the new website and discover all the great digital services the library has to offer. The library can help you learn a new language, research your homework, research your genealogy, fix your car, or find that next book to read. All from the comfort of your own home! We also have a fantastic digital collection that includes eBooks, eAudio, eMagazines, music, and movies for patrons to borrow. Come learn about all the exciting things the library has for you! Monday, April 6: Intro to the Library’s Catalog @ 6:30 pm. In March the library switched to a new Integrated Library System (our library operating system). You may have noticed that if you use the library’s catalog that things look different or are in different places. Come learn how to use the library’s new catalog. You will also learn how to set up your own account for on-line access. Thursday, April 9: Prisoners of War in Iowa @ 1:30 pm. Iowa author Linda McCann will return to the library to talk about her book, Prisoners of War in Iowa. Did you know that 25,000 World War II prisoners of war were housed in Iowa? Come learn about this interesting chapter in Iowa’s history. Friday, April 17: Wine and Beer Tasting Fundraiser at Brew & Brew from 5:00—8:00 pm. Join us at Brew & Brew in downtown Dyersville for wine and beer tasting from area wineries and breweries including O So Good Winery, Franklin Street Brewing, Textile Brewing Company, and others. Tickets are $20 in advance or at the door. Tickets are available at the library or Brew & Brew (starting April 1). Tickets include appetizers, a commemorative glass, and the tasting event. Saturday, April 18: Ready - Set - Grow: Warm Season Crops @ 1:00 pm. Learn the nitty gritty of growing your own garden tomatoes at this free event. Participants will leave with their own planted tomato seeds. Led by Ray Kruse. Registration is requested by April 15 to ensure proper supplies. This program is sponsored by FarmTek. Thursday, April 23: Dyersville Chamber Business After Hours @ the library from 5:00-6:30 pm. Join us for the Dyersville Chamber’s monthly After Hours program at the library. Come learn about the library, see all the great things we have to offer, and enjoy some refreshments. Everyone is welcome! Sunday, April 26: Spring Tea from 2:00-3:30 pm. Bring your mother, sister, aunt, daughter, husband, or friend to the annual Spring Tea. Enjoy delicious tea, scrumptious tea sandwiches and delicate homemade cookies served on real china. Lemonade will be provided for the non-tea drinkers. All ages welcome but children under the age of 10 require an adult companion. New this year, we encourage you to wear a hat! Sponsored by the JKPL Senior Advisory Committee.