Dyersville Happenings

Bingo - Held every Thursday at St. Francis Xavier parish hall in Dyersville from 7pm to 10pm.

Tuesday/Thursday - Every Tuesday and Thursday come play progressive euchre at the Dyersville Senior Center from 9-11am. Cost is only a quarter, and prizes are given away. Also, every Wednesday from 9:30-11am come play bingo at the Dyersville Senior Center. Cost is .50 for a set of four, prizes are given away.

JKPL Memoir Project at James Kennedy Public Library beginning at 6:30 p.m. Everyone has a story to tell, what's yours? Join us for this monthly writers' group that focuses on writing about personal stories and family history. No previous writing experience is necessary, please come and learn with us! This group will meet the third Monday of each  month.

Fourth Monday of each Month - The James Kennedy Public Library is hosting a NEW monthly open mic night at Brew & Brew on the fourth Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Performers (age 13 & up) are encouraged to sign up for ten minute time slots and show off their talents. Poetry, music, readings and comedy are just a few examples!

November 13th - November 30th - The James Kennedy Public Library is partnering with the Dyersville Layette Ladies to share with you the work and talent of the Layette Ladies as well as raise some funds for both organizations. Several quilts made by the group will be on display at the library from November 13th thru December 17th. Purchase raffle tickets to win the quilt of your choice! The winner of the raffle will be drawn on Monday, December 19th. Need not be present to win.

November 16th - 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the James Kennedy Public Library Meet Iowa Author Cornelia Mutel. Join us as Cornelia Mutel shares her perspective on weather, climate, strategy, adaptation, and hope. Everyone is welcome to attend this free program.

Monticello Happenings

 US Cell Tech Class (4-6pm) Join us on the 3rd Thursday of each month for all your technology questions. Bring in your mobile device and learn all you can use it for. Held at the Monticello Public Library (205 E Grand St.)

November 14th - 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. & November 18th 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Ross & Elizabeth Baty Public Library Holiday Card Making Workshop Come craft your holiday cards at the library. During the workshop we will use stamps, punches, scrapbook paper, card stock, ribbons and decorative scissors to make 2 different cards. Adults & children ages 8 and up are welcome to join but ask those ages 8 to 10 to have an adult or older helper along to assist. An evening workshop and morning workshop time are being offered. Registration is required and space is limited. This program is free and open to the public.

November 16th - 6:30 p.m. at the Ross & Elizabeth Baty Public Library Melanie Devaney - Folk singer Melanie is a folk-Americana singer-songwriter from the small town of Epworth in Dubuque county Iowa. Her songs are stories from her own life's adventures and the cast of characters she has met and created along the way.

November 16th - 11:30 a.m. Ross & Elizabeth Baty Public Libary Monticello Reads Book Club Bringing to life the adventurous world of Mississippi show boats, the grittiness of turn of the century Chicago and the majesty of 1920's Broadway, Pulitzer Prize winner Edna Ferber's Show Boat is a classic. Show Boat Movie Viewing at 11:30 a.m. Bring your own lunch and munch while watching the movie! Book discussion at 1:30 p.m.