This is an introduction workshop to learn the basics for locating and researching information about your family history. Bring your lunch and enjoy an hour with a member of the Iowa Genealogical Society.
Join Natalie Steenson from the Iowa Youth Chorus Beginnings Early Childhood Music Program and get ready for movement, singing, dancing and instrument playing with your child and learn how music benefits the young child. There will be a drawing for a free door prize. Please preregister for this program.
Music styles that originated in the United States during the twentieth century are the subject of America's Music 2, a series of programs running on four consecutive Tuesdays beginning September 9. Broadway, Latin, blues, and rock genres will be spotlighted. Registration for the entire series is required.
Teens in 6th through 12th Grade can come and volunteer their time to help with various library projects. Please stop by the Central Youth Desk for an application form and have it signed by a parent or guardian prior to your first meeting.
All are welcome to the Friends of the Forest Avenue Library Multicultural Fall Festival! There will be games, live performances,a book sale, parade, and much more! The event runs from 11:00 to 3:00 outside the Library and at Evelyn Davis Park.
Come hear a little about the history and mystery of fascinating and fun sewing buttons from around the world. There will be several displays of buttons and button books. Every attendee will receive a sampler packet of buttons in a variety of materials, all identified to enable new learners to identify their own buttons at home.
Children ages 3-12 are encouraged to read with Caper, the therapy dog, at the library. Caper is a friendly Pembroke Welsh Corgi who loves to hear stories! Walk in and sign up for a session in the children's area!