Upcoming Events at the James Kennedy Public Library in Dyersville: December 2019
Mondays and Thursdays, December 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30: 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 through a partnership with the Geri-Fit® Company. Participants will exercise to a Geri-Fit® DVD and most of the exercises will be performed seated in a chair. Space is limited so registration is required.
Monday, December 2: Lifelong Learners @ 6:30 pm. Come join this monthly gathering for imaginative people who can learn from and feed off each other’s creativity! Participants are encouraged to bring books they are reading or things they are currently working on to share with the group. Registration encouraged but not required.
Fridays, December 6, 13, 20, & 27: Euchre Card Party from 1:00-3:30 pm.Join us Friday afternoons for cards and snacks! Come meet, teach, and play with other players. Refreshments provided.
Saturday, December 7: Cookie Walk from 10:00 am—1:00 pm. Come to the library for our annual Christmas Cookie Walk Fundraiser! Purchase a tray of sweet treats for $6.00 (or buy 2 for $10.00) and fill it with about a dozen items from a variety of homemade baked goods. Volunteers will be on hand to wrap your tray before you leave. Sponsored by the Fundraising Committee of the JKPL.
Sunday, December 8: Old Fashioned Christmas from 1:30-3:30 pm. The entire family is invited for an afternoon of live music, traditional Christmas carols, cookies, and spiced cider at the Dyer-Botsford House in Dyersville. Santa & Mrs. Claus will make a special appearance, and several prizes will be given out in a drawing. All ages welcome, but children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult. This event is sponsored by the Senior Advisory Committee of the JKPL and the Dyersville Area Historical Society.
Tuesday, December 10: Inspirational Fiction: A Novel Approach to Faith book club @ 7:00 pm. Join us for this book club that features a variety of books that weave religious faith into the characters and storylines. For this meeting we will read and discuss Mind Games by Nancy Mehl. Copies of each book are available to borrow from the library.
Friday, December 20: Coffee and Creating @ Your Library from 9:30-11:30 am. Come join us for a time of coloring, crafting, creating, chatting as well as coffee or other morning beverages. The library provides miscellaneous coloring and craft supplies along with the beverages. This group meets the third Friday of each month. This program is open to adults 18 and older.