Kalona Public Library

Programs/Events

Pre-K Storytime, Wednesdays, 10:30-11 a.m.

Toddler Time, Fridays, 10:30-11 a.m.

The Summer Reading programs have begun. There are movies on Monday afternoons for kids and on Tuesday evenings for adults. There are children’s activities on Tuesday and Thursdays. Check the library’s website for events/times.

You do not need to be signed up for the reading programs to attend any of the summer events; everyone is welcome.

June 29 – Star Trek actress Sandra Gimpel will be doing a question and answer session at the library at 1 p.m. in the program room.

New adult fiction: “Sunset Beach” by Mary Kay Andrews; “Mistress of the Ritz” by Melanie Benjamin; “Queen Bee” by Dorothea Benton Frank; “Robert B. Parker’s Buckskin” by Robert Knott; and “Save Me the Plums” by Ruth Reichl.

New adult nonfiction: “Cook’s Illustrated Revolutionary Recipes.”

New young adult: “Stepsister” by Jennifer Donnelly; and “Finale: A Caraval Novel” by Stephanie Garber.

New junior fiction: “Focused” by Alyson Gerber; “Shouting at the Rain” by Lynda Mullaly Hunt; and “Bravelands: Shifting Shadows” by Erin Hunter.

New children’s books: “Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend” by Melanie Watt; “Scaredy Squirrel” by Melanie Watt; “The Listening Walk” by Paul Showers; and “The Nonsense Show” by Eric Carle.

New board books: “Usborne Look and Say: First Words;” “Animal Babies in Seas;” and “Lift and Flap: Animals.”

New children’s audiobooks: “My Fangtastically Evil Vampire Pet: Space Cat-Astrophe” by Mo O’Hara; “Carl and the Meaning of Life” by Deborah Freedman; “The Race to Space: The Countdown to Liftoff” by E. Slader/B. Thompson; “The Girl Who Drew Butterflies” by Joyce Sidman; and “Is That You Eleanor Sue?” by Tricia Tusa.

Check us out on the library’s website at www.kalona.lib.ia.us or Facebook page – Kalona Public Library.  Patrons can also download books and magazines from the computer using their library card number.

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