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Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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December 2014

A Christmas Carol — Duffy Hudson

December 18, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Mark your calendars for this free one man production of A Christmas Carol, ideal for the entire family! The ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future are characters we have come to love and welcome into our homes and hearts. Join us as Broadway and film actor Duffy Hudson, without the aid of props or costumes while playing all; 46 characters, brings this favorite magical tale to life!  

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January 2015

Pajama Story Time – evening

January 19, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Come dressed in your pajamas, for bedtime stories and crafts. Children ages 3-5

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Movin’ & Groovin’

January 20, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating until March 17, 2015

Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Move and Groove in this unique story time for ages 3-TK! Music, dancing, movement, and stories are all a part of the fun!

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Babygarten

January 22, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Join us at this lap-sit program for songs, rhymes, and stories for children 6 months - 3 years and their caregivers, followed by free play time.

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Preschool Story Time – morning

January 22, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Stories, finger plays, rhymes, & crafts! They all come together in this story time for pre-schoolers.

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Preschool Story Time- afternoon

January 22, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Stories, finger plays, rhymes, & crafts! They all come together in this story time for pre-schoolers.

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chamber coffee

January 30, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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chamber coffee is hosted and sponsored by the orange city public library                

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February 2015

Movin’ & Groovin’

February 3, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day First of the month, repeating until March 17, 2015

Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Move and Groove in this unique story time for ages 3-TK! Music, dancing, movement, and stories are all a part of the fun!

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March 2015

Orphan Train Presentation at Library

March 7, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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On March 7th, at 1:30 pm, author Clark Kidder will give a presentation at the Orange City Public Library, sharing his knowledge of the Orphan Trains. Between 1854 and 1929, nearly 250,000 children were transported from New York City to the homes of farm families in almost every state, particularly in the Midwest. Kidder tells the story of his paternal grandmother, the late Emily (Reese) Kidder, of Milton, who was brought to Wisconsin in 1909 as one of these orphan…

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April 2015

Homestead Series Exhibit

April 1, 2015 - April 30, 2015
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The Homestead Series, watercolor paintings by Judy Thompson, will be on display at the Orange City Public Library during April. Silver Lake Reflections is a piece commissioned as the cover for Pioneer Girl: the Annotated Autobiography by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Thanks to Humanities Iowa and the Orange City Arts Council.

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OC Library Artist Talk: Judy Thompson

April 7, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Watercolor artist Judy Thompson will offer an Artist Talk at the Orange City Public Library on April 7th at 6:30 pm. Thompson will discuss the inspiration for her Homestead Series and Silver Lake Reflections, which are on display at the library through the month of April. Judy's artist talks and presentations describe the inspiration, history and artistic process behind the creation of the Homestead series. Learn about her experiences as an artist in residence at two national parks and how,…

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Let’s Make an Opera

April 11, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The Des Moines Metro Opera’s touring arm — the award-winning OPERA Iowa — Cinderella cast members will present, “Let’s Make an Opera,” a  workshop at the Orange City Public Library at 3:30pm — offered free of charge to elementary-age children. Snacks will be served after the workshop!

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Stiletto Girls- Writer’s Workshop

April 14, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Ever wanted to write a book? Then you must come hear The Stiletto Girls! These ladies will not only tell you all you want to know about how they write their own books, but they will tell you how to write that book you’ve always wanted to write and how to get it published!

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chamber coffee

April 17, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Chamber Coffee is sponsored & hosted by the Orange City Public Library.

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Prairie Restoration

April 21, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Margo Vander Hill will lead this program discussing the history of Orange City on the prairie. Learn what the area was like when surrounded by prairie, and hear about ongoing efforts to restore areas to their natural prairie state.

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Farming on the Prairie

April 30, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Bob Huibregtse of the Sioux County Historical Society will present on historical farming. Farming practices and equipment used will be discussed, as well as the challenges faced by pioneers farming on the prairie.

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May 2015

Day of the Child, Day of the Book

May 2, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The Orange City Public Library will launch its first annual Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros celebration on May 2, 2015. Día de los Niños, or Day of the Child, is traditionally celebrated on April 30 throughout Mexico. Libraries across the U.S. have combined this Mexican holiday with a celebration of children's literacy in an event called Day of the Child, Day of the Book. Día will begin at 10:00 am on May 2 with a bilingual storytime,…

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December 2015

3rd Annual Festive Family Fun

December 19, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States

Join us for the 3rd Annual Festive Family Fun Day at the Orange City Public Library! There's fun for all ages, with crafts, story time, Santa cookie decorating, Elf on the Shelf scavenger hunt, guessing games, a movie, and more! Come for the hot chocolate and stay for the fun! Schedule: All Day: Elf on the Shelf Scavenger Hunt and Winter Crafts 9:00 am: Craft Time 9:45 am: Story Time 10:00 am: Balloon Artist 11:00 am: Movie Showing Book Drawings…

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January 2016

Library Play Day

January 6, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until March 30, 2016

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

Bring your infants through preschool aged children in to play at the library! Toys, books, games will be set out in the library basement for you and your child to play with. Caregiver supervision required. This will not be supervised by library staff.

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Pajama Story Time

January 11, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating until March 14, 2016

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

Wear your pajamas to read stories, sing songs, and make a craft with Miss Andrea. For ages 3- Preschool.

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Meeting of the Library Board of Trustees

January 12, 2016 @ 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 library board of trustees will hold their monthly meeting in the Reickhoff Room. Items up for discussion will include budget planning and potential remodel plans.

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It’s A Mystery 2016 Book Club

January 12, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States

Join us as we read from the mystery genre during 2016. We'll meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 7:30-8:30 p.m. in the Reichoff Room. Books are available at the desk. January: The Good Thief's Guide to Amsterdam by Chris Ewan. Meets January 12. THE BOOK: A masterful tale of intrigue that takes full advantage of its European setting while charming his readers with a witty main character, Charlie Howard. Howard is himself a mystery writer, embroiled in…

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Babygarten

January 14, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until February 18, 2016

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

Join us for this six-weeks session of Babygarten, meeting Thursdays at 9:30 am, January 14- February 18. This program for babies ages 6 months through 3 years and their caregivers. Children and their caregivers will share nursery rhymes, songs, and books but also get a chance to make fun projects that demonstrate the babies’ developmental milestones. Don't miss the final meeting of each session to receive your free board book!

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Preschool Story Time – Morning

January 14, 2016 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Thursday, repeating until March 17, 2016

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

Give your child great literacy exposure with the stories, games, rhymes, and crafts that come together in this story time for kids ages 3-6.

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Preschool Story Time – Afternoon

January 14, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 17, 2016

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

Give your child great literacy exposure with the stories, games, rhymes, and crafts that come together in this story time for kids ages 3-6.

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Teen Writing Club- Super Nova Novelists

January 14, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 12, 2016

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

Calling all teen writers! Join the Super Nova Novelists in their quest to write the best stories, novels, and poems in the galaxy. Writers of all skill and interest levels are welcome to work on their writing, get critiques from their peers, munch on snacks, and more!

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Adult Winter Reading Program

January 18, 2016 @ 8:00 am - February 26, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States

Read books and attend programs at the library, January 18 through February 26 for a chance to win prizes like calendars, coffee mugs, gift cards and more. Pick up your packet at the library. Entries may be submitted at the library or online. All submissions are due by 7:00 pm on February 26.

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Movin’ & Groovin’

January 19, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 15, 2016

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

Move and groove in this unique story time with active stories, song and dance, and sensory rich toys. Geared for ages 2-TK.

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Coloring for Adults

January 26, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 24, 2016

Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Join us for a relaxing evening of coloring for adults only with higher quality pens and pencils and highly detailed coloring pages. Refreshments will be served.

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February 2016

Alice’s Ordinary People Viewing and Discussion

February 5, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States

Join us for a free documentary movie screening. Alice's Ordinary People is about ordinary people, like Alice Tregay, effecting extraordinary change for human rights.The film traces the story of unsung civil rights hero, Alice Tregay’s remarkable fight against political injustice spanning from Dr. King’s marches to the present. The filmmaker, Craig Dudnick, will introduce the film, which is about 60 minutes long, and there will be a Q&A session afterward.

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In the Bleak Midwinter by Julia Spencer

February 9, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States

Adult Book Club will meet discuss Julia Spencer's stunning Romantic Suspense story "In the Bleak Midwinter."  Books are available at the desk. Please note the new time!!

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DIY Winter Skin Care

February 9, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States

Is the cold and dry of winter taking it's toll on your skin? Come in to mix up a few products with Amanda! Make a scrub, lotions and more from simple ingredients to help bring your skin back to it's normal beauty. Please bring small jars or tubs to carry products home in, if you have any available.

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Homeschool Technology Class- Publisher

February 11, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States

Homeschooled students are invited to learn how to use Microsoft Office Publisher to create attractive documents. Topics will include adding text boxes and images, using templates and building from scratch, and formatting documents. This class is appropriate for students ages 9 and up. Mousing and keyboarding skills are required. *This will be held in one 2-hour class, rather than two, 1-hour classes.

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Ebook and Audiobook Help

February 16, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Come to the library with your mobile devices for personalized assistance accessing the wide variety of downloadable content available free from the library! Whether you're looking to enjoy ebooks, audiobooks, or digital magazines on your phone, tablet, or computer, we can show you how to do it! Please bring your mobile device as well as your library card, and any passwords you need for account information or downloading apps. If you'd like to be shown how to access content on…

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Celtic Fingerstyle Guitarist, Jerry Barlow

February 26, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Orange City Public Library and Orange City Arts are pleased to welcome acclaimed Celtic fingerstyle guitarist Jerry Barlow. The concert will be held on Friday, February 26 at 7:00 p.m. at the Orange City Library. Barlow is a warm, accessible performer and storyteller. His unique and skillfully delivered repertoire incorporates favorite traditional pieces as well as his own Celtic-inspired compositions. His arrangements of jigs, reels and haunting airs are described as “music to soothe the soul, warm the heart and…

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March 2016

Improving the Silence by Peter Turnbull

March 8, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Adult Book Club will meet to discuss Peter Turnbull's 'police procedural mystery "Improving the Silence". This is part of our year long It's A Mystery Book Club. Books are available at the desk.

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Resumes with Microsoft Word

March 8, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States

Learn how to create, format, save and email resumes using Microsoft Word. You will learn to create a resume using simple formatting, use consistent formatting to highlight skills and experience, save your resume in multiple formats (.doc, .pdf), learn how to attach to an email or upload to a website. Please bring information about your work experience and education so that we can create your resume.

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It’s A Mystery 2016 Book Club

March 8, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States

Join us as we read from the mystery genre during 2016. We'll meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 7:30-8:30 p.m. in the Reichoff Room. Books are available at the desk. March Book Club book: Improving the Silence by Peter Turnbull When a body is discovered in a rough grave, deep in the woods, the police find that it is of one of their young undercover officers who died nearly thirty years ago. As their inquiries from slender…

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Babygarten

March 31, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until May 5, 2016

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

Join us for this six-weeks session of Babygarten, meeting Thursdays at 9:30 am, March 24 - April 28. This program for babies ages 6 months through 3 years and their caregivers. Children and their caregivers will share nursery rhymes, songs, and books but also get a chance to make fun projects that demonstrate the babies’ developmental milestones. Don't miss the final meeting of each session to receive your free board book!

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April 2016

Cornucopia Farm & CSA

April 4, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Learn about Community Sustained Agriculture and the services provided by The Cornucopia Farm and CSA, located outside Sioux Center. The farm is small, an effort at sustainable, biodynamic, organic, production of food sold locally, with goals of being nutrient dense and wholesome. "We grow four acres of vegetables, using biodegradable mulches, foliar feeding, and Organic Materials Research Institute approved solutions to the rare pest. We have been growing for sale to local markets for 10 years, it is our livelihood…

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Homeschool Technology Class- Internet Basics

April 7, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Homeschooled students are invited to learn how to access and navigate websites, as well as perform basic search engine searches. Students will be able to identify and use browser functions, access and navigate websites, search Google, and do basic website evaluation for reliability.   Basic mousing and keyboarding skills are required.  

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An Epidemic of Violence

April 7, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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An Epidemic of Violence: Why are Children Migrating from Central America? As part of its Spanish Services program, the library will host a presentation entitled, “An Epidemic of Violence: Why are Children Migrating from Central America?”  Brady Dyson, 2015 graduate of Northwestern College, was inspired to present about the situation in El Salvador after he studied abroad there in the spring of 2015.  Dyson combines research with anecdotes and interviews from Salvadorans he met during his semester to raise awareness…

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National Library Week

April 10, 2016 - April 16, 2016
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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  Celebrate National Library Week with the Orange City Public Library!  We will be holding several great events during National Library Week to celebrate. Join us! Sign up for our Literary Eats Event, to be held on Monday, April 11 at 6:00 pm. All are invited to participate in this event. Pick up a recipe packet and sign up for a recipe to share. All recipes are inspired by foods found in some of our favorite books. If you have…

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Literary Eats

April 11, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Celebrate the start of National Library Week by attending our Literary Eats event! Librarians have selected recipes inspired by some of our favorite books. Come in to the library to pick up a recipe packet. Once you've looked through the recipes, you are invited to sign up to prepare one of the recipes to share on April 11 at 6:00 pm at the library. If you have personal recipes inspired by literature, please bring those as well! The library will…

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Book Club: Motion to Suppress by Perri O’Shaughnesy

April 12, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Adult Book Club will meet to discuss Perri O'Shaughnesy's legal thriller 'Motion to Suppress' as part of our year long Mystery Book Club.  Books are available at the desk. About the Book: Returning from her late shift as a barmaid at a casino at South Lake Tahoe, Barbie-doll double Misty Patterson strikes her violent husband in self-defense. She admits that–but when he disappears, leaving behind a trail of blood, the question becomes–did she kill him? She swears she can’t remember.…

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Library Closed for Staff Training

April 25, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States

The library will be closed the morning of Monday, April 25 to attend county-wide staff training. The library will re-open at 1:00 pm. Reserves and renewals, as well as downloads of digital content, can be managed through the library's online catalog. Log in to your account using your 13 digit library card number and phone number password.

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Día de los Niños – Día de los Libros

April 30, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The Orange City Public Library will host its second annual Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros celebration on Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. This year’s Día celebration will begin at 9:00 am with a bilingual storytime, which is open to English speakers and Spanish speakers alike.  From 9:00-12:00, participants can learn about five different cultures around the library to get stamps in their Día passport.  The five stations will display information about Panama,…

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June 2016

Family Movie Night

June 27, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Come to the library each week during the Summer Reading Program for fun sports-themed movie! Movies will be shown on Mondays at 6:00 pm. Tonight, see a sprinter learn the lessons of team work on an Olympic bobsled team. Rated PG.

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July 2016

Story Time

July 5, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Join us on some Tuesday and every Thursday morning at 10 am during the Summer Reading Program for Story Time! We'll read books, sing songs, do fingerplays and crafts, all related to our program On Your Mark, Get Set... Read! Story Time is geared for children ages 3-6. Under 3 are welcome with an adult. No sign up required.

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Barn Quilts

July 20, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Suzi Parron, author of Barn Quilts and the American Quilt Trail Movement, will take you on a journey along the quilt trail, beginning with the very first barn quilt, which stemmed from Donna Sue Groves and her wish to honor her mother's quilting art. Suzi's presentation features over one hundred stunning photographs of barn quilts, some of which rival cloth quilts in their intricacy. You will hear stories of some of the individuals who have painted quilt blocks to honor…

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April 2017

National Library Week

April 10, 2017 - April 15, 2017
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Join us April 10-15 to celebrate National Library Week! Visit our Facebook page each day to answer a trivia question for a chance to win a prize. Iowa author Melissa Tagg will visit on April 11 at 1:30 pm. Learn about her writing and how small-town life influences her novels. Take in a special library-themed Story Time for kids on Thursday at 10:15 am. End the week by coming to the Chamber Coffee on Friday at 9:30 am to enjoy…

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Iowa Author- Melissa Tagg

April 11, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Award-winning Iowa author of nine novels, Melissa Tagg,  will chat about her writing journey, and specifically, about how small-town life influences her inspirational contemporary novels. She'll weave in stories of her years attending college and living in Northwest Iowa. Melissa Tagg is a former reporter, current nonprofit grant-writer and total Iowa girl. The second book in her popular Walker Family series, Like Never Before, was named to one of Publisher’s Weekly’s Spring 2016 Top Ten lists. Her most recent releases include Keep…

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National Library Week Story Time

April 13, 2017 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Come in to the library for a special library-themed story time in honor of National Library Week! Read a few Lola books and make a number book during craft time!

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“A Film About Coffee”

April 21, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The Orange City Library & Old Factory Coffee Shop are partnering to show “A Film About Coffee”. Join us for OFCS coffee and to learn about the processes, preferences, & preparations that create the best cups of coffee.   A Film About Coffee follows the production of coffee from farms in Honduras and harvests in Rwanda to its global consumption. Listening to farmers, buyers, roasters and baristas about the crop’s economic and environmental implications both locally and abroad, the narrative…

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Día de los Niños – Día de los Libros

April 29, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The Orange City Public Library will launch its third annual Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros celebration on Saturday, April 29, 2017.  Join the library as we celebrate diversity and literacy through a variety of activities, crafts, and stories!  Activities will begin at 9:00 am in the library and will continue until noon. This year’s theme is “Mythical Figures Around the World.”  Stories featured include The Sandman and Yeti and the Bird. From 9:00-12:00, participants can learn about…

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May 2017

Library Closed for Memorial Day

May 29, 2017
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States

The library will be closed on Monday, May 29 in honor of Memorial Day. Renew materials, place reserves, and find ebooks and audiobooks online through our catalog.

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June 2017

DIY Pet Toys

June 8, 2017 @ 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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Edible Architecture

June 14, 2017 @ 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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Build a Book Box

June 20, 2017 @ 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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July 2017

Build a Better Meal

July 11, 2017 @ 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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September 2017

Men of Atalissa Documentary

September 7, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 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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November 2017

Adult Book Club – Reader’s Choice

November 14, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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On November 14, bring a book or two of your choosing to share with the group. Come discuss your favorite books and recommendations for other readers.

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March 2018

Library Board Meeting March 2018

March 20, 2018 @ 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. Agenda will be posted in the library and can be accessed  here: Library Board Meeting Agenda March 2018.

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April 2018

Library Board Meeting

April 23, 2018 @ 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. Agenda will be posted in the library and can be accessed  here: Library Board Meeting Agenda April 2018.

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Day of Children/Day of Books

April 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Celebrate Day of Children/Day of Books at the Orange City Public Library! Día de Los Niños/Día de Los Libros is on Saturday, April 28, from 9 am -12 pm.  This bilingual event will include crafts and activities, stories, a game of lotería, snacks from around the world, and free books!   From 9:00-12:00, participants can learn about five different countries around the library, earning prize drawing entries for each stamp in their Día passport.  Each station features a story and…

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May 2018

Library Board Meeting

May 15, 2018 @ 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. Agenda will be posted in the library and can be accessed  here: Library Board Meeting Agenda May 2018

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June 2018

Story Time

June 5, 2018 @ 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 Board Meeting

June 19, 2018 @ 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. Library Board Meeting Agenda June 2018

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July 2018

Library Board Meeting

July 17, 2018 @ 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. Library Board Meeting Agenda- July 2018

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August 2018

A Long Way Home- Laura Ingalls Wilder

August 16, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Kirkwood Community College Reference Librarian and historical interpreter Sarah S. Uthoff will be presenting a program on famous author and pioneer Laura Ingalls Wilder. It’s 1931 and Laura Ingalls Wilder has invited you, her neighbors, over to talk about her writing. She’s trying to get a book that tells her life story. She’s been rejected again and again. She’ll tell you her story and ask for your help. Should she just give up or should she rewrite it one last time? Be…

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten Graduation

August 20, 2018 @ 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 to celebrate your and your child's accomplishment of having read 1000 books! We'll spend the night celebrating with a story, craft, snack, graduation caps and a graduation ceremony. If your child has joined this fun, self-paced program and reached their goal, please RSVP by Friday, August 17 for the graduation on Monday, August 20 @ 6:30pm. Call the library at 712-707-4302 or email Andrea at amiedema@orangecitylibrary.com to RSVP. Haven't heard of 1000 Books Before Kindergarten or interested in…

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Library Board Meeting

August 21, 2018 @ 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. Agenda for the August 2018 Library Board of Trustee Meeting

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September 2018

Prepare Your Garden for Winter

September 6, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Garden cleanup is always a busy time. There can be many things to consider such as whether to cut back perennials or leave them til spring? Should I fall till or add nutrients to the garden? Maybe start a fall compost?  Do I need to winter mulch? What can be planted in the fall? Margaret Murphy of the ISU Extension Office will discuss the dos and don’ts and “it depends” to winter garden cleanup.

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Library Board Meeting

September 19, 2018 @ 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. Agenda will be posted in the library and can be accessed  here: Library Board Meeting Agenda September 2018

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October 2018

How Corn Shaped the US Heartland

October 11, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Cynthia Clampitt, author of Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland, will speak at the Orange City Public Library. About 10,000 years ago, a weedy grass growing in Mexico was transformed into a larger and more useful grass—the cereal grass that we would come to know as maize and then corn. This grain would in time span the globe, with mixed results, but for newcomers in North America, it expanded its influence from rescuing a few early settlers to…

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Library Board Meeting

October 23, 2018 @ 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. October Library Board Meeting Agenda  

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November 2018

Library Board Meeting

November 20, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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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. Agenda for the November 20th Meeting

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December 2018

Library Board Meeting

December 18, 2018 @ 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. Agenda for the December 18th Meeting

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January 2019

Library Board Meeting

January 14, 2019 @ 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. Agenda for the January Meeting

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February 2019

Library Closing at 4:00 pm

February 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The library will be closing today at 4:00 pm due to the weather.  

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Library Board Meeting

February 11, 2019 @ 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. Library Board Meeting Agenda February 2019

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March 2019

Library Board Meeting

March 11, 2019 @ 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. March Meeting Agenda

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Library Board Meeting

March 28, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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The Library Board will hold a special meeting. View the tentative agenda here: Library Board Meeting Agenda March 28

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April 2019

Library Board Meeting

April 8, 2019 @ 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. View the meeting agenda: Library Board Meeting April 2019

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May 2019

Library Board Meeting

May 13, 2019 @ 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. Library Board Meeting Agenda for May

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June 2019

Murder in Space- Murder Mystery Party

June 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Come dressed to the nines and prepared to solve the murder that has brought you all together…unless, of course, you are the murderer! Refreshments will be served. Registration required

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Library Board Meeting

June 10, 2019 @ 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.   Library board Meeting Agenda for June  

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Glass Etching Class

June 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Adults, learn how to etch designs into glass with ease. All materials will be supplied. Registration required  

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Space Trivia Night

June 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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How much do you know about the space race? About constellations? Compositions of stars? Win this trivia night for a neat prize and bragging rights! Adults are welcome to attend as individuals or part of a team. Registration Recommended  

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Space-Inspired Crafting

June 27, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Adults can come to the library to make galaxy soap and universe candles during this summer crafting night. All materials will be supplied. Registration required

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July 2019

Doctor Who Party

July 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Orange City Public Library, 112 Albany Ave SE
Orange City, IA 51041 United States
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Enjoy snacks and fun party games with a Sci-Fi twist! Come dressed as your favorite Doctor, Companion, or Villain. Best dressed will win a prize!

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