Upcoming Events at the James Kennedy Public Library in Dyersville: February 2019
Fridays February 1, 8, 15, & 22: Card Party from 1:00-3:30 pm. Join us Friday afternoons in February for cards and snacks! Come meet, teach, and play with other card players. Bring your favorite deck of cards if you have one. Refreshments provided. Saturday, February 2: Paint By Stickers @ 11:00 am. Come create a vibrant, full color “painting” with stickers! The library will have a variety of sheets each featuring a different scene. As in paint-by-number, each scene is divided into dozens of spaces, each with a number that corresponds to a particular sticker. Find the sticker, peel it, place it. And then the next, and the next, and the next. For ages 13 and up. Saturday, February 9: Mystery Dinner Theatre: A Dinner to Die For-Murder is Served @ 6:30 pm. The JKPL welcomes back the Die-Laughing Murder Mystery Troupe for this mystery dinner theatre fundraiser. This year’s event is set in 1969 so get out your bell bottoms! Cost is $50 per person or a table of 8 for $350. First thirty tickets sold include a glass of wine provided by O So Good Winery and a wine glass. This event will be held at the Dyersville Golf & Country Club with a meal catered by J&D Mart and dessert by First Avenue Bakery. Seating is limited. Friday, February 15: Coffee and Creating @ Your Library from 9:30 to 11:30 am. Come enjoy coloring, crafting, creating, chatting and enjoying coffee or other morning beverages in the library’s Creation Station. The library provides miscellaneous coloring and craft supplies along with coffee and the makings for other hot beverages. No registration needed. Participants are welcome to come and go as time allows. This program is open to adults 18 and older. Friday, February 22: Final Friday Tech featuring Microsoft office from 3:00—5:00 pm. This month’s topic is how to use Microsoft office. Come in with your questions about how to use Office, Excel, Publisher and more. Friday, February 22: Game Night @ Your Library @ 6:00 pm. Bring your favorite game (card game, board game, role playing game, or video game) and meet, teach, and play with others! Game night is held on the 4th Friday of every month. All ages welcome. Saturday, February 23: Beginning Editing and Publishing from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm. The morning session with Jane DeShaw will focus on how to get started with editing your writing. In the afternoon, Mary Kenyon will talk about hot to get your writing published. Bring a bag lunch and plan to stay all day. Beverages and snacks provided. Registration requested as space is limited. Sunday, February 24: Miniature Golf @ Your Library from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. For one night only we’ll turn the library into a mini-golf course! Come in to tee off between the stacks and navigate our book obstacles. The course will be designed by local volunteers and golfers will vote for their favorite hole. All ages welcome but those under age 6 must be accompanied by an adult. Join us for fun, refreshments and door prizes!