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April 2018

Babygarten

April 19 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until May 3, 2018

Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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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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Library Board Meeting

April 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The Orange City Public Library Board of Trustees will hold their regular monthly meeting. The meeting agenda will be posted in the library and here at least 24 hours before the meeting.

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Pushing the Limits

April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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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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Friday Flicks

April 27 @ 1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Friday Flicks for kids in Kindergarten through 5th grade. Enjoy popcorn and kid-friendly movies that have been favorites for new and old generations alike. 1/26 “Cars 3” A race car star attempts to keep up with a younger car. Can new technology help him win? 2/9 “The Emperor’s New Groove” An emperor who gets turned into a llama learns life lessons in funny ways. 2/23 “Ratatouille” A large species of vermin desires to be a chef. Will his dreams come true?…

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May 2018

Take a Trip on the Hogwarts Express

May 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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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 @ 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 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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Friday Flicks

May 11 @ 1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Friday Flicks for kids in Kindergarten through 5th grade. Enjoy popcorn and kid-friendly movies that have been favorites for new and old generations alike. 1/26 “Cars 3” A race car star attempts to keep up with a younger car. Can new technology help him win? 2/9 “The Emperor’s New Groove” An emperor who gets turned into a llama learns life lessons in funny ways. 2/23 “Ratatouille” A large species of vermin desires to be a chef. Will his dreams come true?…

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Library Closed for Memorial Day

May 28
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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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 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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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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June 2018

Pockets Full of Fun & Ice Cream Social

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City Hall Gym, 125 Central Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Join as at the city hall to kick off our "Libraries Rock" summer reading program for 2018! See Lisa Laird and "Pockets Full of Fun" puppets perform a musical MIS-adventure! Afterwards, join us back at the library for our annual ice cream social!

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Story Time

June 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Held most Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10:30-11:15am, join us for stories, "wigglers", and crafts revolving around our theme - "Libraries Rock!" Geared for children ages 3-6 years old and their parent or caregiver. Come and have a groovy, good time!

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Babygarten

June 7 @ 9:15 am - 10:00 am
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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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.

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Story Time

June 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Held most Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10:30-11:15am, join us for stories, "wigglers", and crafts revolving around our theme - "Libraries Rock!" Geared for children ages 3-6 years old and their parent or caregiver. Come and have a groovy, good time!

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Sioux County Naturalist

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
City Hall Gym, 125 Central Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States

Join us for an adventurous time with the local naturalist exploring our theme "Libraries Rock". Whether talking about your own role in nature or the creation around us, you're always sure to learn something fun!  

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Adult Book Club- The Witness of Combines by Kent Meyers

June 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 June 12 at 5:30 pm to discuss the 2018 One Book One Sioux County selection, The Witness of Combines by Kent Meyers. Copies of the book may be checked out at the front desk.   When Kent Meyers's father died of a stroke, there was corn to plant, cattle to feed, and a farm to maintain. Here, in a fresh and vibrant voice, Meyers recounts the wake of his father's death when he…

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Babygarten

June 14 @ 9:15 am - 10:00 am
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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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.

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Story Time

June 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Held most Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10:30-11:15am, join us for stories, "wigglers", and crafts revolving around our theme - "Libraries Rock!" Geared for children ages 3-6 years old and their parent or caregiver. Come and have a groovy, good time!

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Family Musical Movie Nights

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Visit the library to sing out your heart with these beloved musical movies! Fresh popcorn and a cool room will greet you. Beauty and the Beast - June 7 Frozen - June 14 The Lion King - June 21 Sing! - June 28 The Little Mermaid - July 5

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Story Time

June 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Held most Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10:30-11:15am, join us for stories, "wigglers", and crafts revolving around our theme - "Libraries Rock!" Geared for children ages 3-6 years old and their parent or caregiver. Come and have a groovy, good time!

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Babygarten

June 21 @ 9:15 am - 10:00 am
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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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.

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Bookcraft (Minecraft Parody)

June 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
City Hall Gym, 125 Central Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Have you heard of the online game, Minecraft? If you're a huge fan, or even if you're not a fan, this show is sure to please a wide array of kids. Join Brent Allan as he uses games, puppets, and magic to bring laughter to any audience.

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Family Musical Movie Nights

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Visit the library to sing out your heart with these beloved musical movies! Fresh popcorn and a cool room will greet you. Beauty and the Beast - June 7 Frozen - June 14 The Lion King - June 21 Sing! - June 28 The Little Mermaid - July 5

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Story Time

June 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Held most Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10:30-11:15am, join us for stories, "wigglers", and crafts revolving around our theme - "Libraries Rock!" Geared for children ages 3-6 years old and their parent or caregiver. Come and have a groovy, good time!

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Babygarten

June 28 @ 9:15 am - 10:00 am
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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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.

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Blank Park Zoo

June 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
City Hall Gym, 125 Central Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Join us at the City Hall Gym for "A Very Musical Habitat" animal show. The Blank Park Zoo from Des Moines will be presenting their zoo show and we are excited to see and hear the animals that have hopped along for the ride. Any guesses what animals you'll see? Come find out!

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Family Musical Movie Nights

June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Visit the library to sing out your heart with these beloved musical movies! Fresh popcorn and a cool room will greet you. Beauty and the Beast - June 7 Frozen - June 14 The Lion King - June 21 Sing! - June 28 The Little Mermaid - July 5

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July 2018

Story Time

July 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Held most Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10:30-11:15am, join us for stories, "wigglers", and crafts revolving around our theme - "Libraries Rock!" Geared for children ages 3-6 years old and their parent or caregiver. Come and have a groovy, good time!

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Library Closed for Fourth of July

July 4
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The library will be closed on Wednesday, July 4 in honor of the 4th of July. Renew materials, place reserves, and find ebooks and audiobooks online through our catalog.    

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Babygarten

July 5 @ 9:15 am - 10:00 am
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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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.

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Story Time

July 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Held most Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10:30-11:15am, join us for stories, "wigglers", and crafts revolving around our theme - "Libraries Rock!" Geared for children ages 3-6 years old and their parent or caregiver. Come and have a groovy, good time!

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Family Musical Movie Nights

July 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Visit the library to sing out your heart with these beloved musical movies! Fresh popcorn and a cool room will greet you. Beauty and the Beast - June 7 Frozen - June 14 The Lion King - June 21 Sing! - June 28 The Little Mermaid - July 5

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Pool Party

July 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Orange City Pool, 803 2nd St SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Join us at the Orange City Swimming Pool to meet up with all the summer reading program kids! You must earn your ticket and bring it to the pool to join in on the fun this night. (In case of inclement weather, check our Facebook page for any updates.) Please see your ticket for additional details. Come out and have a rockin', splashin' good time!

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Story Time

July 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Held most Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10:30-11:15am, join us for stories, "wigglers", and crafts revolving around our theme - "Libraries Rock!" Geared for children ages 3-6 years old and their parent or caregiver. Come and have a groovy, good time!

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Adult Book Club- The Cardturner by Louis Sachar

July 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 July 10 at 5:30 pm to discuss The Cardturner by Louis Sachar. Copies of the book may be checked out at the front desk.   The summer after junior year of high school looks bleak for Alton Richards. His girlfriend has dumped him, he has no money and no job, and his parents insist that he drive his great-uncle Lester, who is old, blind, very sick, and very rich, to his bridge club…

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Babygarten

July 12 @ 9:15 am - 10:00 am
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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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.

Find out more »

Story Time

July 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Held most Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10:30-11:15am, join us for stories, "wigglers", and crafts revolving around our theme - "Libraries Rock!" Geared for children ages 3-6 years old and their parent or caregiver. Come and have a groovy, good time!

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Drum Safari

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Iowa State Bank, 105 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, 51041
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Join us in the lower level of the Iowa State Bank for "Drum Safari"! During this high-energy, interactive performance, children are invited to join a musical “safari” … and the jungle jam begins!  This program includes songs, dancing, and, of course, DRUMMING!

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August 2018

Adult Book Club- The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls

August 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 August 14 at 5:30 pm to discuss The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls. Copies of the book may be checked out at the front desk.   A tender, moving tale of unconditional love in a family that, despite its profound flaws, gave the author the fiery determination to carve out a successful life on her own terms. Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their…

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September 2018

Library Closed for Labor Day

September 3
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The library will be closed on Monday, September 3 in observance of Labor Day. Renew materials, place reserves, and find ebooks and audiobooks online through our catalog.      

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Adult Book Club- Report from Ground Zero by Dennis Smith

September 11 @ 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 11 at 5:30 pm to discuss Report from Ground Zero by Dennis Smith. Copies of the book may be checked out at the front desk.   The tragic events of September 11, 2001, forever altered the American landscape, both figuratively and literally. Immediately after the jets struck the twin towers of the World Trade Center, Dennis Smith, a former firefighter, reported to Manhattan’s Ladder Co. 16 to volunteer in the rescue efforts.…

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October 2018

Adult Book Club- The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom

October 9 @ 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 9 at 5:30 pm to discuss The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom. Copies of the book may be checked out at the front desk.   When a white servant girl violates the order of plantation society, she unleashes a tragedy that exposes the worst and best in the people she has come to call her family. Orphaned while onboard ship from Ireland, seven-year-old Lavinia arrives on the steps of a tobacco plantation…

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November 2018

Adult Book Club- A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

November 13 @ 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 13 at 5:30 pm to discuss A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens. Copies of the book may be checked out at the front desk.   Charles Darnay is a French noble falsely accused of treason. Sydney Carton is a self-loathing junior barrister enlisted to defend him. Between them is a shared love for the daughter of a former Bastille prisoner. Soon, their interlocking fates will be decided, as the French…

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Library Closed for Thanksgiving

November 22
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The library will be closed on Thursday, November 22 in celebration of Thanksgiving. Renew materials, place reserves, and find ebooks and audiobooks online through our catalog.      

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December 2018

Adult Book Club- Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse

December 11 @ 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 11 at 5:30 pm to discuss the 2018 All Iowa Reads YA selection, Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse. Copies of the book may be checked out at the front desk.   Amsterdam, 1943. Hanneke spends her days procuring and delivering sought-after black market goods to paying customers, her nights hiding the true nature of her work from her concerned parents, and every waking moment mourning her boyfriend, who was…

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Library Closed for Christmas

December 25
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The library will close at 5:00pm on Monday, December 24 for Christmas Eve and be closed on Tuesday, December 25 in observance of Christmas Day. Renew materials, place reserves, and find ebooks and audiobooks online through our catalog.      

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January 2019

Library Closed for New Years Day

January 1, 2019
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The library will close at 5:00pm on Monday, December 31 for New Years Eve and be closed on Tuesday, January 1 in observance of New Years Day. Renew materials, place reserves, and find ebooks and audiobooks online through our catalog.    

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