Upcoming Events at the James Kennedy Public Library in Dyersville: August 2019
Thursday, August 1: If Buildings Could Talk: The History of Downtown Dyersville @ 6:30 pm. Local historian Judy Weber will show photos and talk about the buildings and businesses located on the north side of the 200 block of 1st Ave. in Dyersville. This program will be repeated on Friday, August 2 at 2:00 pm and Saturday, August 3 at 10:00 am. Friday, August 2: “The Princess Bride” Interactive Movie Event @ 6:30 pm. Join us at this special event as we watch and interact with this delightful film. Quote along with your favorite lines, enjoy snacks, and more! All ages welcome but those under age 10 must have an older companion. Doors open at 6:15 pm. Rated PG. (98 min.) Mondays and Thursdays, August 5 - September 26: Strength Training for Older Adults @ 9:30 am. Older adults of any age and fitness level are invited to join this special exercise program made possible by a partnership with Geri-Fit®. Participants will be exercising to a Geri-Fit® DVD and several different levels of workouts are offered. Most of the exercises will be performed seated in a chair. Space is limited so registration is required. Monday, August 5: Books for Lunch Book Discussion @ 12:00 noon. This month the group will discuss the bookOctober Sky (Rocket Boys) by Homer Hickam, Jr. Copies of the book are available to borrow from the library. Friday, August 16: Coffee and Creating @ Your Library from 9:30 - 11:00 am. Come enjoy coloring, crafting, creating, chatting and enjoying coffee or other morning beverages in the library’s Hoffman Room. The library provides misc. coloring and craft supplies along with coffee. This program is open to adults 18 and older. Monday, August 19: Cricut with Christopher presents @ 6:30 pm. Come learn about the Cricut Maker and make a special project. Participants should be 14 or older. Children 8 and up welcome if accompanied by an adult. Registration is requested as attendance is limited to 20. Thursday, August 22: Let’s Talk @ 6:30 pm. Join us for this unique book club where you don’t have to read a specific book and you don’t have to read what everyone else is reading! Instead the group gets together and shares about the individual books they are reading. This program is for adults but teens are welcome if accompanied by a parent. Refreshments provided. Registration encouraged but not required. Tuesday, August 27: Universe of Stories Crafternoon from 3:00 - 5:00 pm. Adults are invited to an afternoon of craft activities and stories! Bring your favorite craft, create with sticker art, or come color and create some of the space themed activities provided. Refreshments provided.