November

Book of the Day - It's A Book by Lane Smith Nov 01, 2016 from 12:00 AM to 11:55 PM
From the Children's Book-a-Day Almanac 365 days of history, holidays, and events and 365 great children's books-one for each day of the year. Please call the Library to see if we own this title.
Preschool Storytime - Elephants Nov 01, 2016 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Citizenship Class Ends Nov 01, 2016 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM
This 8 week class is designed to help students study for and pass the United States Citizenship Test. All applicants must have already started their path to citizenship.
Knit One, Read Too Nov 02, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Bring your latest knitting or crocheting project, and a sack lunch. Enjoy the company of other crafters while we listen to an audio book and finish up with a delectable dessert.
Teen Game Night Nov 03, 2016 from 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Stop by the library and play our Wii or PS2, eat pizza, drink pop, have fun!
Camino de Exito Literacy Class Nov 03, 2016 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM
This is an adult literacy class for Spanish speakers who would like help with their reading and writing skills--regardless of current skill level. Classes will be held at the library from 7:00-8:00 PM on Thursdays from September 8th-December 1st. More information available by contacting Steven Mills at 749-2150, Brittany Garling at 749-2160, or Jared White at 749-2183, (Todos hablan espanol).
Preschool Storytime - Elephants Nov 04, 2016 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
"Coffee and Newspapers" Nov 05, 2016 from 09:00 AM to 09:45 AM
Current issues of local newspapers and school newsletters will be used to read articles aloud for those wanting to improve their reading and comprehension skills in English. Whether English is your first language or if you are learning English as an adult, you are welcome to join this group. Meeting Saturdays October 1-November 12, with the exception of October 29.
Remember Our Fallen Photographic War Memorial from Nov 07, 2016 01:00 PM to Nov 12, 2016 01:00 PM
The traveling memorial exhibit, "Remembering Our Fallen" will be on display at the library from the afternoon of November 7 through the morning of November 12. "Unlike most war memorials made of brick and mortar, this one includes both military and personal photos of our Fallen. Its legacy will be that these men and women will be remembered and their names will be spoken, while hopefully, helping to lessen the grief of their families" (Remembering Our Fallen website). This exhibition is generously co-sponsored by the Alta Library Board, and the Rembrandt Library Board, as well as our own Friends of the Library organization. Our thanks extends to the Buena Vista County Librarians for their collaboration. Visit www.rememberingourfallen.org for more information on the exhibit.
Preschool Storytime - Ducks Nov 08, 2016 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Nature Tots - Ducks Nov 09, 2016 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
The Nature Tots with BV County Naturalist Katie program is open for 2 –4 year olds. Children must be accompanied by an adult. It is held on the second Wednesday of the month at the Storm Lake Library at 10:30 AM. Each month is a different nature themed topic and will include: storytime, a snack, and an activity.
Mayhem in the AM Book Club - Black Cherry Blues by James Lee Burke Nov 10, 2016 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Haunted by the memory of his wife's murder and his father's untimely death, ex-New Orleans cop Dave Robicheaux spends his days in a fish-and-tackle business. But when an old friend makes a surprise appearance, Robicheaux finds himself thrust back into the violent world of Mafia goons and wily federal agents. From the Louisiana bayou to Montana's tribal lands, Robicheaux is running from the bottle, a homicide rap, a professional killer and the demons of his past.
Pajama Story Time - Ducks Nov 10, 2016 from 06:00 PM to 06:30 PM
Camino de Exito Literacy Class Nov 10, 2016 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM
This is an adult literacy class for Spanish speakers who would like help with their reading and writing skills--regardless of current skill level. Classes will be held at the library from 7:00-8:00 PM on Thursdays from September 8th-December 1st. More information available by contacting Steven Mills at 749-2150, Brittany Garling at 749-2160, or Jared White at 749-2183, (Todos hablan espanol).
Preschool Storytime - Ducks Nov 11, 2016 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Veteran's Day Program Nov 11, 2016 from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Join us at the library at 3:00 PM for a program honoring all veterans. Special recognitions, patriotic piano selections, and refreshments will comprise our program. The traveling exhibit "Remembering Our Fallen" will continue to be on display as well. Thank you to our Friends of the Library organization and Buena Vista County Librarians for their help and support.
"Coffee and Newspapers" Nov 12, 2016 from 09:00 AM to 09:45 AM
Current issues of local newspapers and school newsletters will be used to read articles aloud for those wanting to improve their reading and comprehension skills in English. Whether English is your first language or if you are learning English as an adult, you are welcome to join this group. Meeting Saturdays October 1-November 12, with the exception of October 29.
International Games Day Nov 19, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Join the Storm Lake Public Library and many libraries across the world in participating in playing games! The Storm Lake Public Library offers a wide selection of board games, Wii games, PS2 games, and card games. Afterwards stay for pizza and drinks and find out who wins the door prizes. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Storm Lake Public Library
"His Girl Friday"--Great Directors Film Series Nov 14, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
We kick off our Great Directors Film Series with a classic screwball comedy! Our selection stars Cary Grant as New York newspaper editor, Walter Burns, and Rosalind Russell as Hildy, a former investigative reporter who also happens to be his ex-wife. Robert Bellamy co-stars as Hildy's new fiance, Bruce. Mayhem ensues as Walter tries to woo Hildy back into the newspaper business and away from domestic life with her new beau. This 1940 film was directed by Howard Hawks, and is now ranked #19 on the American Film Institute's "100 Years...100 Laughs" list. Light refreshments will be served.
November 2016 Library Board Meeting Nov 14, 2016 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM Storm Lake Public Library,
Monthly Library Board meeting
Preschool Storytime - Thanksgiving Nov 15, 2016 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Knit One, Read Too Nov 16, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Bring your latest knitting or crocheting project, and a sack lunch. Enjoy the company of other crafters while we listen to an audio book and finish up with a delectable dessert.
Camino de Exito Literacy Class Nov 17, 2016 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM
This is an adult literacy class for Spanish speakers who would like help with their reading and writing skills--regardless of current skill level. Classes will be held at the library from 7:00-8:00 PM on Thursdays from September 8th-December 1st. More information available by contacting Steven Mills at 749-2150, Brittany Garling at 749-2160, or Jared White at 749-2183, (Todos hablan espanol).
CommUnity Book Club--"How Starbucks Saved My Life" Nov 17, 2016 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM
In "How Starbucks Saved My Life," author, Michael Gates Gill, writes: “This is the true, surprising story of an old white man who was kicked out of the top of the American Establishment, by chance met a young African-American woman from a completely different background, and came to learn what is important in life…This is my story, and like all surprising stories, it starts with an accident." Contact the library to obtain a copy of this best selling book and join in the discussion!
Preschool Storytime - Thanksgiving Nov 18, 2016 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Preschool Storytime - Thanksgiving Nov 22, 2016 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
HomeSchool - Revolutionary America Nov 23, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Area Homeschoolers are welcome to come to the Storm Lake Public Library and learn about Colonial America! A continuation of the American Revolution topic.
Preschool Storytime - Trains Nov 29, 2016 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
No School Movie - Open Season Nov 30, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
There is no school today in town so come over to the Library and watch a movie with us! Popcorn and pop are generously provided by the Friends of the Storm Lake Public Library.
Book Babies Nov 12, 2016 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM
For ages 0-3 years old.
"Meditation in Motion"--Chi Kung class Nov 07, 2016 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Ching Chi Kung Fu is a series of 18 flexing and stretching movements. These movements are designed to improve strength and balance, while focusing on breath. Repetition of each movement occurs in relaxing silence during the "Meditation in Motion" class sessions, led by Dr. Jo Bachman. Dr. Bachman has been practicing and teaching Chi Kung for 34 years and has a doctoral degree in Human Growth and Development. "Meditation in Motion" class sessions will last 45 minutes to an hour. A social coffee time will immediately follow for participants.
"Meditation in Motion"--Chi Kung class Nov 21, 2016 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Ching Chi Kung Fu is a series of 18 flexing and stretching movements. These movements are designed to improve strength and balance, while focusing on breath. Repetition of each movement occurs in relaxing silence during the "Meditation in Motion" class sessions, led by Dr. Jo Bachman. Dr. Bachman has been practicing and teaching Chi Kung for 34 years and has a doctoral degree in Human Growth and Development. "Meditation in Motion" class sessions will last 45 minutes to an hour. A social coffee time will immediately follow for participants.
Closed For Thanksgiving from Nov 24, 2016 12:00 AM to Nov 27, 2016 11:55 PM
The Storm Lake Public Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, November 24th, 25th, 26th. We will reopen for normal hours on Monday, November 28th.