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June 2017

SRP Kick-off: Hanson Family & Ice Cream Social

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City Hall Gym, 125 Central Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Join us for the summer reading program kick-off event featuring the Hanson Family jugglers and unicyclists followed by our annual ice cream social.

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Adult Book Club- One Book One Sioux County

June 6 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The Adult Book Club will meet on July 6 at 5:30 pm to discuss the 2017 One Book One Sioux County selection The Boys in the Bunkhouse by Dan Barry. Copies of the book may be checked out at the front desk. In the tiny Iowa farm town of Atalissa, dozens of men, all with intellectual disability and all from Texas, lived in an old schoolhouse. Before dawn each morning, they were bussed to a nearby processing plant, where they…

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DIY Pet Toys

June 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Teens? Do you love animals? Do you want a way to help? Come make DIY Pet Toys to be donated to the Siouxland Humane Society. Toys may be braided ropes and other no-sew toys for cats and dogs.

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Family Movie Nights

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until July 10, 2017

Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Come join us for family movie night on Monday nights during the summer reading program (except for June 5). Fresh popcorn and a grand prize entry slip will be given to all who attend! June 12 - Akeelah and the Bee June 19 - The Lego Movie June 26 - Field of Dreams July 3 - The Lorax July 10 - Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory  

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Sioux County Naturalist

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
City Hall Gym, 125 Central Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Join us for an adventurous time with the local naturalist exploring our theme "Build a Better World". Whether talking about your own role in nature or the plant and animal kingdoms, you're always sure to learn something fun!

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Decluttering 101

June 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Tired of your house being a mess? Professional organizer Erica De Jong is going to share tips and techniques for getting control of the clutter.

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Edible Architecture

June 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Use food and your imagination to make incredible edible architecture! Build whatever you can imagine with the most delicious of all the cookies-- wafer cookies-- and frosting. Only limited by your ability to not eat them all before time is up, enjoy this tasty and creative program with your friends!

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Native Plant Species

June 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Ron Rynders of Ground Effects will discuss the benefits of using plants that are native to the region and the important role bees play in pollination. Attendees will have a chance to take home a native plant.

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Build a Book Box

June 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Need the perfect hiding spot for your stuff? Upcycle an old book into an amazing Book Box. 

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Rope Warrior

June 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
City Hall Gym, 125 Central Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Stunt man, Guinness World record holder, and performer-come see the amazing feats of this jump rope warrior!

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Green Cleaning Products

June 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Join us as Rachel Van Voorst talks about the benefits of green cleaning and shares some of her favorite recipes! After the presentation make your own cleaning products using the recipes provided!  

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Adult Book Club- Bottomland by Michelle Hoover

June 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The Adult Book Club will meet on June 27 at 5:30 pm to discuss the 2017 All Iowa Reads selection, Bottomland by Michelle Hoover. Copies of the book may be checked out at the front desk.   Bottomland follows the Hess family in the years after World War I as they attempt to rid themselves of the Anti-German sentiment that left a stain on their name. But when the youngest two daughters vanish in the middle of the night, the…

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Coffee: From Plant to Cup

June 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Town Square Coffeehouse will present an overview of coffee including different types of beans, flavor profiles, roasting methods, brewing techniques, and more!

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Magic Show – Magician Jonathan May

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
City Hall Gym, 125 Central Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Come and be amazed by Jonathan May - a magician and entertainer who will keep you guessing and wanting more!

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July 2017

Teen Read-In

July 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Tired of reading on your own? Come to the teen read-in! Get comfortable and read with friends-- Snacks are provided!

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Pool Party

July 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Orange City Pool, 803 2nd St SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Earn your ticket by reading and bring it to the Orange City Swimming Pool to splash and play with other participants of the summer reading program in a fun 2-hour free swim, followed by a watermelon treat!

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Great Plains Zoo – 10am

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
City Hall Gym, 125 Central Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Back by popular demand-the Great Plains Zoo of Sioux Falls will present two shows. Choose to come early to get your ticket into either the 10am showing or the 11am showing.

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Great Plain Zoo – 11am

July 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
City Hall Gym, 125 Central Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Back by popular demand-the Great Plains Zoo of Sioux Falls will present two shows. Choose to come early to get your ticket into either the 10am showing or the 11am showing.

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Build a Better Meal

July 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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We provide the ingredients, you provide the creativity! Have a delicious time building a better meal- from appetizer to entree to dessert! Come hungry and ready for a challenge!

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DIY Book Journals

July 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Repurpose old books by creating your own book journal. We have the books (or you can bring your own) and all the supplies, you bring your imagination and creativity!  

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August 2017
Free

Adult Book Club- An Absent Mind by Eric Rill

August 8 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The Adult Book Club will meet on August 8 at 5:30 pm to discuss Eric Rill's An Absent Mind. Copies of the book may be checked out at the front desk.   Seventy-one, and a man used to controlling those around him, Saul struggles to make peace with his disconnected family before Alzheimer’s consumes his sanity. His ramblings, humor, emotions, lucid moments, and confusion are laid bare, as well as the thoughts and feelings of his loved ones: his wife, Monique,…

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September 2017

Men of Atalissa Documentary

September 7 @ 9:30 am - 7:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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One Book One Sioux County has selected The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland by Dan Barry. The New York Times and PBS collaborated to produce the documentary The Men of Atalissa, telling the story of the town of Atalissa and the men involved.  Come to the library to view and discuss this 35 minute documentary. In the tiny Iowa farm town of Atalissa, dozens of men, all with intellectual disability and all from Texas, lived in an…

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Adult Book Club- Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard

September 12 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The Adult Book Club will meet on September 12 at 5:30 pm to discuss Candice Millard's Destiny of the Republic. Copies of the book may be checked out at the front desk.   James A. Garfield was one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president. Born into abject poverty, he rose to become a wunderkind scholar, a Civil War hero, and a renowned and admired reformist congressman. Nominated for president against his will, he engaged in a fierce battle with…

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October 2017
Free

Adult Book Club- Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

October 10 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The Adult Book Club will meet on October 10 at 5:30 pm to discuss Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult. Copies of the book may be checked out at the front desk.   Ruth Jefferson is a labor and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital with more than twenty years’ experience. During her shift, Ruth begins a routine checkup on a newborn, only to be told a few minutes later that she’s been reassigned to another patient. The parents are white…

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November 2017
Free

Adult Book Club- Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf

November 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The Adult Book Club will meet on November 14 at 5:30 pm to discuss Kent Haruf's Our Souls at Night . Copies of the book may be checked out at the front desk.   Addie Moore pays an unexpected visit to a neighbor, Louis Waters. Her husband died years ago, as did his wife, and in such a small town they naturally have known of each other for decades; in fact, Addie was quite fond of Louis's wife. His daughter lives hours away,…

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December 2017
Free

Adult Book Club- Bring Your Own Book

December 12 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The Adult Book Club will meet on December 12 at 5:30 pm to discuss book club member's recommendations. Each attendee is invited to bring a book to share with the group.

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