National Disability Pride Month

By: Library Staff August 2, 2021

Disability Pride Month is celebrated in July, the month in which the Americans with Disabilities Act was first signed into law in 1990. The Americans with Disabilities Act was signed by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990, a landmark law that prohibited discrimination against people with disabilities. Book Recommendations The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation…

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Lighthouse in the Library: Re-Entry 2.0

By: Library Staff July 20, 2021

Re-Entry 2.0 Lighthouse in the Library is a conversation series giving space and dialogue to North Liberty residents to speak on important community issues in a town-hall style setting. Re-Entry 2.0, the second event in the series, will take place on August 19th at 6:00 PM. Re-Entry 2.0 will be not only a retrospective of…

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Artist Showcase: Cassandra & Scott

By: Library Staff July 1, 2021

Cassandra McKibben ARTIST BIO Cassandra is a student, artist, and veteran who lives in North Liberty. Much of her work, focusing on mental health surrounding trauma, uses multiple formats such as digital, painting and sculpture. Her most recent work focuses on the hope and healing trauma sufferers can find through art. As a trauma survivor,…

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Pride Month

By: Library Staff June 8, 2021

Check out these LGBTQIA+ reads to celebrate Pride.   The Hips on the Drag Queen Go Swish, Swish, Swish: This picture book encourages readers to boldly be exactly who they are. The story plays off “The Wheels on the Bus” as it follows a drag queen who performs her routine in front of an awestruck audience. A fun frenzy of fierceness, this book will…

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Outside Storytime

By: Library Staff June 4, 2021

In-person, Outside Storytime! Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, 10:30am Join us on the lawn of the Ranshaw House under the trees (directly North of the library’s main entrance) Bring a blanket to sit on In the event of bad weather Storytime will be cancelled. Check the event discussion or the library web calendar for updates The…

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Summer YLAH Kits

By: Library Staff May 28, 2021

Your Library at Home The summer YLAH kits have been curated to accommodate individuals and families so you only need to register for one kit per family. *At the end of each month families interested in additional kits will have the opportunity to request them if we have any leftover. In each kit, you will…

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Library Update

By: Library Staff

We’re opening! Here is what you need to know… As vaccine distribution becomes more widespread in our area, you can expect expanded services with the library’s phased reopening plan. As time goes on and safety permits, we hope to continue to introduce more services. With the safety of our community and library staff as priority,…

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By: Library Staff May 4, 2021

StoryWalk® StoryWalk® is an innovative and delightful way for children — and adults! — to enjoy reading and the outdoors at the same time. Laminated pages from a children’s book are attached to yard signs, which are installed along an outdoor path. As you stroll down the trail, you’re directed to the next page in…

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Salsa Garden

By: Library Staff May 3, 2021

Salsa Garden Our salsa garden will be a handy place for fresh ingredients perfect for summer – chiles, tomatoes, and maybe if we’re lucky tomatillos! These ingredients are diverse and easily incorporated into lots of recipes, but with just a few simple steps anyone can make a salsa or pico de gallo. A (very) brief…

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By: Library Staff May 2, 2021

You’ve Been Flocked! Don’t worry this is a fundraiser by the North Liberty Library. This flocking was done in good spirits and is not meant to be mean. The flamingos will roost on your lawn until this evening when they will mysteriously migrate to another victim’s lawn. You can select the next “victim” and support…

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