February 29, 2016

Book to Movie Club

Book To Movie Club Movie Night: Rebecca
6:30 pm


February 28, 2016

Level 1 Code Club

Monday, February 29th @ 4:30 pm.

February 27, 2016

Teen Movie: "Ant-Man"

Saturday, February 27th at 2:00 pm.

February 26, 2016

Anime & Japanese Culture Club

Anime & Japanese Culture Club at 10:00 am on Saturday, February 27th.

Also....Fandom Club is at twelve noon. This month's theme: Destiny

February 25, 2016

Passport Taste the World

Thursday, February 25th at 6:30 pm.

February 24, 2016

Level 2 Code Club

Level 2 Code Club @ 4:30 pm, Thursday, February 25th.

February 23, 2016

Teen Book Club



Teen Book Club
Tuesday, February 23rd
6:00 pm

February 22, 2016

February Movie Night


February 21, 2016

Tween Book Club



Tween Book Club
Tuesday, February 23rd
4:00 pm


Tween Book Club is a book discussion group for kids in grades 3rd through 5th and meets every other week for four meetings. This winter we will be reading the classic Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie.
At each subsequent meeting we will be discussing a third of the story and doing some activities related to the book. During our final meeting we will be watching the newly released prequel
movie,
Pan. 

February 20, 2016

Elephants Storytime

Tuesday, February 23rd @ 10:30 am.

February 19, 2016

Baby Storytime

Every Monday night at 6:30 pm.

February 18, 2016

Level 1 Code Club

Monday, February 22nd at 4:30 pm.

February 17, 2016

Frosty Fantasy Party




Frosty Fantasy Party
Join us on Saturday, February 20th at 2:00 to celebrate some of your favorite cold weather friends: Jack Frost, Anna, Elsa, Olaf...   Along with some frosty treats, we will be enjoying Frozen and Jack Frost themed crafts, games, and activities.  Play in some instant snow, have an indoor snowball fight, plus much more! 

February 16, 2016

Level 2 Code Club

Thursday, February 18th at 4:30 pm.

February 15, 2016

Moose Storytime

10:30 am, Tuesday, February 16th.

February 14, 2016

Closed


The library will be closed on Monday, February 15th, in honor of President's Day.

February 13, 2016

Teen Board and Teen Gaming

Teen Board @ 1:30 pm on Saturday, February 13th

Teen Gaming @ 2:00 pm, Saturday, February 13th.

February 12, 2016

Anime & Japanese Culture Club

Anime & Japanese Culture Club @ 10:00 am, Saturday, February 13th.

February 11, 2016

Teen Valentine Candy Making




Teen Fandom Valentine Candy Making Program!
 Just in time for Valentine’s Day, there will be a Teen Fandom Valentine Candy Making program on Friday, February 12 from 2:00-4:00 PM. 
 See how easy it is to make your own Valentine’s Day treats for your friends (and yourself).  We’ll use melted chocolate, special candy molds, and many more tasty ingredients to create delicious treats.  To make it even more exciting we’ll have a variety of chocolate molds related to your favorite fandoms and supplies to make fandom valentines.  This event starts at 2:00 but it’s come and go until 4:00. Yummy!

February 10, 2016

SPL Poetry Contest


Download link for the rules: https://goo.gl/4mg1rc

Online Form for Online Entries: https://goo.gl/JxUu85

Level 2 Code Club

Level 2 Code Club 4:30 pm, Thursday, February 11th.

February 9, 2016

Tween Book Club



Tween Book Club
Tuesday, February 9th & 23rd
4:00 pm




Tween Book Club is a book discussion group for kids in grades 3rd through 5th and meets every other week for four meetings. This winter we will be reading the classic Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie.
Participants will each receive a copy of the book (to keep forever) at the first meeting. At each subsequent meeting we will be discussing a third of the story and doing some activities related to the book. During our final meeting we will be watching the newly released prequel
movie,
Pan.  REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. 
And don't forget...

Teen Book Club
Paper Towns
by John Green

 


Teen Book Club
Tuesday, February 9th
6:00 pm


February 8, 2016

No Code Club or Baby Storytime tonight

Tonight's Code Club and Baby Storytime have been cancelled due to weather.

DIY Club Postponed

Due to the current weather conditions, the DIY Club scheduled for 6:30 pm tonight, February 8th, has been postponed.

DIY Club: Beauty Products will now occur on Monday, March 7th, at 6:30 pm.

February 4, 2016

Attend A Screening With The Filmmaker!

How often do we get this kind of opportunity in Spencer, IA? Be sure to attend this unique event on Thursday, February 4th @ 6:30 pm!

February 3, 2016

February Adult Programs at Spencer Public Library



February 4 @ 6:30 PM – Movie Screening at Spencer Public Library - Filmmaker, Craig Dudnik, will be screening his film “Alice’s Ordinary People” (unrated). The movie documents the journey of Alice Tregay (1929-2015), an ordinary Chicago woman who stood up to injustice in her community. Alice opposed “Willis Wagons”, marched during the Civil Rights Movement with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and worked tirelessly to create Operation Breadbasket. Walk-ins are welcome!
 
February 8 @ 6:30 PM – DIY Beauty Products at Spencer Public Library– Join us as we make a Mojito Foot Rub, a Chocolate Facial, Sugar Scrubs, and Bath Salts. Keep if for yourself or give it to someone you love! Please call 580-7290 to reserve a spot.

February 22 @ 7:00 PM – Movie Night at the Spencer Public Library – We will watch, “The Martian” starring Matt Damon. With only a meager amount of supplies, an astronaut stranded on Mars must utilize his wits and spirit to find a way to survive on the hostile planet. Free movie and snacks. Please call 580-7290 or sign-up at the front desk for registration.

February 25 @ 6:30 PM – Simply Delicious at Spencer Public Library - Passport: Taste the World. Learn to cook simple international dishes, or simply come and watch, share your enthusiasm for cooking and taste some new foods. This month, we will be visiting Cuba.   Fill up your passport by attending multiple classes to win prizes! Please call 580-7290 for registration and more information.

February 29 @ 6:30 PM– Book To Movie Club at Spencer Public Library –Sign-up to see the 1940 Hitchcock thriller, “Rebecca”, starring Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine. Free movie and snacks. Please call 580-7290 or sign-up at the front desk for registration.

February 2, 2016

Library Closed - February 2nd

Sorry folks, the library has closed due to inclement weather. Please stay safe and warm at home. We are always available 24/7 for digital content, books and audio books through Bridges, our ebook portal. You can access it via our website.

February Newsletter Adults




We have great programming coming to you in February to honor both Black History Month and Valentine’s Day!
Filmmaker, Craig Dudnik, will be screening his film “Alice’s Ordinary People” (unrated). The movie documents the journey of Alice Tregay (1929-2015), an ordinary Chicago woman who stood up to injustice in her community. Alice opposed “Willis Wagons”, marched during the Civil Rights Movement with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and worked tirelessly to create Operation Breadbasket. Her efforts to bring about racial equality are an inspiration for all generations. To learn more about Alice’s story, visit the library for this free program. Registration is not required, and walk-ins are welcome!
DIY Club is back and we have a great project planned for Valentine’s Day. We will be making our own beauty products! We will be making a Mojito Foot Rub, a Chocolate Facial, Sugar Scrubs, and Bath Salts. Keep if for yourself or give it to someone you love! Registration is required.
The Library will be showing the movie, “The Martian”, starring Matt Damon. When astronauts blast off from the planet Mars, they leave behind Mark Watney (Matt Damon), presumed dead after a fierce storm. With only a meager amount of supplies, the stranded visitor must utilize his wits and spirit to find a way to survive on the hostile planet. The movie and snacks are free but, registration is required.
Our Book Into Movie Club will watch the movie, “Rebecca”, a 1940 Alfred Hitchcock classic starring Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine. “Rebecca” is the story of a young woman who marries a fascinating widower only to find out that she must live in the shadow of his former wife, Rebecca, who died mysteriously several years earlier. You don’t have to read the book to sign-up for the movie. Be sure to sign up for the next Book Into Movie,  Sense and Sensibility, by Jane Austen. Registration required.
The library will be beginning its annual Poetry Contest this month. Be sure to visit us online or stop at the front desk for an entry slip and contest rules.  All ages from Kindergarten-Adult can enter!

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