November 27th through December 2nd, 2023
Mission: We provide a welcoming environment to grow and strengthen connections for everyone in our community.
Vision: We are dedicated to exceptional customer service and engaging our community. We enrich lives through access to resources, programs, and collections that encourage lifelong learning and the love of reading.
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Monday, November 27th
- Open 9a-5p
- 10am: Adult Coloring Time
- 10am: Ready Set Build with Legos for Kids
- 10:30am: Tot Lot Storytime
- 3:30pm: Ready Set Build with Legos for Kids
Tuesday, November 28th
- Open 9a-6p
- 11am: Storytime for Kids
- 1:30pm: Lutheran Home Read-Aloud Book Club for Adults, held offsite at Vinton Lutheran Home
Thursday, November 30th
- Open 9a-6p
- 10am: Tummy Time, ages birth to 18 months
- 10am: Tai Chi for Adults - Final Session for Fall
- 5pm: Joined Forces Book Club, details below
Friday, December 1st
- Open 9a-4p
- 9am-Noon: Free Coffee for Adults
- 10am: Balls and Ramps
- 10:30am: Tot Lot Storytime
- No Guided Journaling today
- 2pm: DIY Holiday Cards
Friends of the Library Book Bag Fundraiser!
Vinton Public Library Reusable Book Bags: A Perfect Christmas Gift for Your Book Lover
The newly organized Friends of the Vinton Library group is selling reusable book bags just in time for Christmas. The sturdy bags are the perfect gift to carry books back and forth to the library. The canvas and polyester blend bags must be preordered and can be ordered Monday, November 20th through Wednesday, November 29th. Cost of the bags is $15 for the cream colored canvas bag and $20 for the polyester blend gray bag. Order forms are available at the Vinton Public Library or online at: https://blessed-duo-llc.square.site/product/friends-of-the-vinton-public-library-fundraiser/515. Five dollars from the sale of each bag is tax deductible and goes to the Friends of the Vinton Library. The Friends of the Library is a nonprofit organization that supports special programs and improvements for the Vinton Public Library. Questions about the bags can be directed to Kelly Henkle, Vinton Public Library Director, 319-472-4208 or Greg Walston, President of the Friends of the Vinton Public Library at: Email: email@example.com or Phone: 641-208-7602.
Friends of the Vinton Public Library Fundraiser | Blessed Duo LLC
NOTE: If you choose pick up @ Blessed Duo your order will be taken to the Vinton Public Library for pick-up.Natural Tote Bag14"W x 15"H x 4"D100% heavy cotton canvas20 1/2" canvas webbed handles9" handle dropHeather Grey Tote Bag12"W x 12"H x 6.5"D600 denier polyester canvasLarge main section with small interior self-fabric pocketsExterior side pocketWeb handles
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Upcoming VPL Programming Events
'A Christmas Carol' Read-Aloud with Margie Ortgiesen
Join us for a relaxing evening at the library as Margie Ortgiesen reads aloud from Charles Dickens' holiday classic 'A Christmas Carol.' The book will be read in its entirety over the course of four Wednesdays; see flyer above for dates and times. This event is free and open to the public.
Wednesday, Nov 29, 2023, 07:00 PM
Joined Forces Book Club
Make plans with the young readers in your life to attend our newly formed Joined Forces Book Club. Choose a book to read together, then come to the library to discuss with other reading buddies. This book club is free and open to children ages 7-12, along with their adult reading partner.
Thursday, Nov 30, 2023, 05:00 PM
VPL Gift Wrapping Party
Join us after hours as we host a Gift Wrapping Party! We'll have plenty of wrapping paper, tags, scissors and tapes; bring your own gifts to wrap and enjoy the company of others in our community! Free will donations accepted to help cover the cost of materials.
Tuesday, Dec 5, 2023, 06:00 PM
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