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Orange City, IA 51041 United States
712-707-4302 http://orangecityarts.net/venue/orange-city-public-library/

October 2011

Author and illustrator of children’s book to visit

October 14, 2011 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Orange City Public Library Orange City, IA 51041 United States

The Juggler comes to town: Meet The Juggler. Actually, he's a wanna-be juggler, who can't seem to set aloft anything but cabbages. Jeanette Hopkins is the author, and along with her husband Bruce, will read and talk in local schools October 10-18. The work of Stormy Mochal, illustrator, will be on exhibit at the Orange City Public Library Oct. 14-28. An opening reception will be held Friday, Oct. 14 at the Orange City library, 3:30 to 5 p.m. ORANGE CITY…

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November 2012

Mary Van Rheenen book signing & reception

November 27, 2012
Orange City Public Library Orange City, IA 51041 United States

Mary Van Rheenen will be signing her recently published book, The Treasure Team, in the Rieckhoff Room at the Orange City Public Library on Tuesday, November 27, 4:30-5:30. The Treasure Team, an adventure book for middle readers, combines Van Rheenen’s interests in history, anthropology, and creative writing. Van Rheenen graduated from Northwestern College with a student-determined major in history and writing. She then did research for the Choctaw-Apache Tribe of Ebarb, Louisiana, for two years in the mid-1980s. The action…

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May 2018

Babygarten

May 3, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Orange City Public Library Orange City, IA 51041 United States

Join us for songs, rhymes, and stories for children 6 months – 3 years and their caregivers, followed by free play time. There is also a fun craft each week to create and you receive a FREE book at the end of each 6-week session. This fall there are two 6 week sessions: 1/18– 2/22 and 3/29 – 5/3.

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Take a Trip on the Hogwarts Express

May 5, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Orange City Public Library Orange City, IA 51041 United States

Come to Platform 9-3/4 at the library and be transported to Hogwarts. Spend your morning being sorted into your house, playing Quidditch, making wands, and lots more. See you at Hogwarts!

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Adult Book Club- The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

May 8, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Orange City Public Library Orange City, IA 51041 United States

The Adult Book Club will meet on May 8 at 5:30 pm to discuss The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath. Copies of the book may be checked out at the front desk.   Esther Greenwood is brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful, but slowly going under—maybe for the last time. In her acclaimed and enduring masterwork, Sylvia Plath brilliantly draws the reader into Esther’s breakdown with such intensity that her insanity becomes palpably real, even rational—as accessible an experience as…

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Library Board Meeting

May 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Orange City Public Library Orange City, IA 51041 United States

The Orange City Public Library Board of Trustees will hold their regular monthly meeting. Agenda will be posted in the library and can be accessed  here: Library Board Meeting Agenda May 2018

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Library Closed for Memorial Day

May 28, 2018
Orange City Public Library Orange City, IA 51041 United States

The library will be closed on Monday, May 28 in honor of Memorial Day. Renew materials, place reserves, and find ebooks and audiobooks online through our catalog.      

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Pushing the Limits

May 29, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange City Public Library Orange City, IA 51041 United States

Orange City Public Library will host a free reading, viewing and discussion series for adults called Pushing the Limits.  The library is one of 100 rural public libraries nationwide receiving grants to host the series.  Pushing the Limits brings together books and video featuring authors, scientists and everyday people who thrive on exploring the natural world. Since the beginning of time, humans have imagined and achieved ways to push the boundaries of the physical world.  We want to be stronger,…

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December 2018

Las Posadas Celebration at Orange City Public Library

December 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Orange City Public Library Orange City, IA 51041 United States + Google Map

The Orange City Public Library will be hosting a Las Posadas celebration on Saturday, December 8, starting at 10:00am. The Las Posadas event will adapt the traditional 9-night celebration into one event. Participants will knock at the doors of various stations around the library, singing the Las Posadas song. The final station will have activities, as well as a food and drink, typically associated with Las Posadas. ¡Marque su calendario! La biblioteca tendrá una celebración de Las Posadas sábado el…

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