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Hawkins’ Happenings – April 27, 2016

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Hawkins’ Happenings – April 13, 2016

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Hawkins’ Happenings – March 30, 2016

By Jolene Kronschnabel, Library Director

Preschoolers will bloom with spring stories on Thursday, March 31. Warmer weather signals that it’s time to read books about rain and flowers at Story Time at 10:30 AM.
Our LEGO building program is Tuesday, April 5 from 4 to 5:30 PM. Build with bins of exciting LEGO pieces at LEGORAMA!
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs shows at 1:15 PM on Wednesday, April 6. Snow White, pursued by a jealous queen, hides with the Dwarfs, but the queen learns of this and prepares to feed her a poison apple. Rated G, Animation/Family/Fantasy, plays 1 hr. 23 min.
Hop to Preschool Story Time for fluffy bunny tales on Thursday, April 7. We start the fun at 10:30 AM.
Choose from dozens of pictures and try our metallic, glitter and gel pens, colored pencils and other markers at Color and Connect from 6 to 8 PM on Tuesday, April 12. This is your opportunity to explore adult coloring with other budding artists.
Don’t miss another great book club read – pick up a copy of Last Night at the Lobster by Stewart O’Nan. The discussion is on Monday, April 25 at 1 PM.
You are encouraged to compete in the 2016 DASH for the STASH, an investor education and protection program and contest taking place through May 15 at the library. Log the correct answers for all four posters and be entered in a drawing to receive a $1,000 Individual Retirement Account (IRA) contribution.
Free practice tests for ACT, SAT, and other college exams are available on the library website. LearningExpress college prep tests offer a broad range of practice tests based on official exams such as the ACT, SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, AP, admissions essays, and more. Go to www.laportecity.lib.ia.us and click on LearningExpress 3.0 to start preparing.
Why rent movies when you can borrow them from the library? We have more than 2,500 titles for children, teens, and adults, available at no charge for a week.

Hawkins’ Happenings – March 23, 2016

By Jolene Kronschnabel, Library Director
Due to no school, there will not be Story Time on Thursday, March 24.
Any library card holder can borrow the eBook autobiography American Sniper, by Chris Kyle, when you visit www.laportecity.lib.ia.us. This Big Library Read selection is available until Thursday, March 31, through BRIDGES.

Drop in and make Easter egg magnets, an Easter basket, color pictures and stamp cards for the holiday, Wednesday through Saturday, March 23 – 26.
Celebrate National Sewing and Quilting Month by joining other stitchers for Hawkins Handcrafters on Thursday, March 24, 1-3 PM. We welcome all types of handwork.
Open Season: Scared Silly is the movie on Friday, March 25, at 1:15 PM. Elliot, Boog and all of the beloved woodland creatures are back in a brand new comedy adventure. Rated PG, Animation/Adventure/Comedy, plays 1 hr. 24 min.
Join the discussion on Monday, March 28, at 1 PM of The Samurai’s Garden by Gail Tsukiyama. This novel is the March Book Club selection.
Warmer weather signals that it’s time to read books about spring at Story Time. Preschoolers can enjoy spring stories on Thursday, March 31, at 10:30 AM.
Create with bins of exciting LEGO pieces at LEGORAMA! Our LEGO building program is Tuesday, April 5, from 4 to 5:30 PM.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs shows at 1:15 PM on Wednesday, April 6. Snow White, pursued by a jealous queen, hides with the Dwarfs, but the queen learns of this and prepares to feed her a poison apple. Rated G, Animation/Family/Fantasy, plays 1 hr. 23 min.
Limited selections of Federal income tax forms are available at the library.

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