Welcome to Hawkins Memorial Library
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Help Rachel Ward celebrate a new chapter in her life. Stop in from 3 to 6 PM on Thursday, March 30, and congratulate Rachel on her retirement from nearly 20 years of working at the library.
“Get lucky with a Book” at the library. You recommend your favorite reads to other patrons and they share their preferences on our March “Luck of the Irish” display. You may discover a new author or series thanks to the suggestion of a local leprechaun.
eBooks and Audiobooks
Check out and download ebooks and audiobooks for free with Bridges - Iowa's eLibrary! There are thousands of ebooks and audiobooks available with new titles added all the time. Check out up to 3 titles at a time with your library card. Items are automatically returned when the checkout period has expired so there are never any overdue fines to worry about. Call or stop in the library if you have any questions.
LearningExpress Library is an interactive online platform that provides the most comprehensive selection of career and academic resources available to empower people for job preparation, career advancement, college readiness, academic success, and skills mastery in math, reading, writing, grammar, and vocabulary. More than a database, LearningExpress Library helps entire communities jumpstart careers and education. Additional features of LearningExpress include Job & Career Accelerator, software tutorials, and introductory training courses on how to use a computer, search the internet and take advantage of social networking.
Join us on Thursday mornings at 10:30 AM during the school year. Children enjoy reading books, singing songs, playing games and creating crafts that follow a weekly theme.
Our Lego building session encourages participants to build creative themed structures that we love to display for everyone to see. Check our events calendar for upcoming dates.
Do you enjoy reading a wide variety of books and discussing them with others? Our Book Club is the fourth Monday each month at 1 PM. Stop in the library to pick of a copy of the current book selection.
Color and Connect
You are invited to our monthly coloring program for adults. Reduce stress, be creative and make friends. Check our upcoming events calendar for the next scheduled date.
meet twice monthly from 1:00 to 3:00 PM the second and fourth Thursdays each month. Bring any handwork or hobby you are working on and join other crafty people to chat and be creative.
Monday morning is perfect for coffee at the library with your pals. Join us at 8 AM. And no charge for the coffee.
Family Friendly Movies
Did you know that we show movies at the library? Popular flicks are played every Wednesday afternoon during the summer and on early out days throughout the school year. And we serve fresh popcorn. Check our upcoming events calendar for dates.
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