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We are still accepting donations for One Book One Independence 2018 with our Give Me $5 Fundraiser. We are $1,000 away from the goal.  Consider a cash or check donation (to the IPL Foundation) in a denomination of $5, $20, or more!

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Solar Eclipse Splash

Monday, August 21 @ 12:00-2:00 pm

Don't miss this event! Enjoy a hot dog lunch (12:30-1:00) and astronomical crafts for kids of all ages. See live coverage of the eclipse. View the actual eclipse with special glasses that will be provided (as supplies last) - or an indirect viewer. The event is on rain or shine - we certainly hope for shine!
More information here.

Bill Bryson

Book Discussion

Tuesday, August 22 @ 6:30-8:00 pm

The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson will be topic of the book discussion this month.
Bryson is a beloved author, and this utterly hilarious memoir of growing up in Des Moines is a wonderful recapturing of what it is like to be a child.
Multiple copies of the book are now available for check out at the library.
For more information, click here.

Plan Ahead...

Canvas Painting* - Monday, August 28 @ 6:00-8:00 pm
    with Pink PolkaDot Studio @ IPL
Landscaping for Wildlife - Wednesday, September 6 @ 6:00-8:00 pm
Friends of the Library Book Sale - Saturday, Sept 9 @ 9:30 am-4:00 pm
     AND Sunday, September 10 @ 1:00-4:00 pm
Hymns and Herds - Monday, September 11 @ 1:30 pm @ the Senior Center
Dan Kennedy Live - Thursday, September 14 @ 6:30 pm

*registration required

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