Ericson Public Library Newsletter

November 2014

Library Closed

The Library will be closed on the following dates:

Tuesday November 11th - in observance of Veteran's Day

Thursday November 27th and Friday the 28th - in observance of Thanksgiving

Events for the whole family

Family Movie!!!

Friday, Nov. 7th, 10am

702 Greene St

Boone, IA

No School in Boone on the 7th, come over to Ericson for a fun for all ages family movie. It will be a great way to start the weekend.


1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30!-All Ages Welcome

November 4th: Apple Prints-Join us this evening as we read a story and enjoy activities around this delicious fruit. Families will enjoy making apple prints with apples provided for them. Please bring your own apples if you would like.
November 18th: Gobbling Turkey’s
It is the turkey season. Come in this evening as we read stories and enjoy activities with the gobbling bird. Families will leave with a turkey craft.

Activities and Books for Adults

Knit Night

Tuesday, Nov. 4th, 6:30-8pm

Fireplace Room in Ericson Public Library

Bring your projects, all skill levels welcomed!

Adult Non-Fiction

ISU Extension Health Insurance Workshop

Monday, Nov. 24th, 6-8pm

702 Greene St

Boone, IA

The workshop will be led by Barb Wollan, Extension Family Finance specialist, and will be non-commercial and non-political. It will include a review of key insurance terms and concepts and an examination of bronze, silver, gold, and platinum plans. Participants will build information and skills for choosing a health insurance policy that fits their needs. The workshop will also describe how cost assistance works using Premium Tax Credits, who might be eligible for free insurance, and where to get help with enrolling.

Pre-register by November 21 with Boone County Extension: 515-432-3882.

Adult Fiction

Classic Movie Thursday

Thursday, Nov. 20th, 1pm

2nd floor meeting room - Ericson Public Library, Greene Street, Boone, IA, United States

Come to the library to see a classic movie on the third Thursday of every month! Movie and snacks sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Have a Smartphone or a Tablet? Check out books through Wilbor!

You can now search to see if Wilbor has an ebook or audiobook title right from thelibrary's catalog! Once you find a title you like, simply click on the web link to see if the book is currently available or to put yourself on the waiting list.


Latest YA Books

Teen Advisory Board

Tuesday, Nov. 18th, 4pm

Young Adult Section - Ericson Public Library, Greene Street, Boone, IA, United States

Looking for input from any and all teens on what the library can do for you!

Activities and Books for Kids


Stop in and enjoy a story in our Children's Department.

Storytime is every Wednesday and Thursday at 10AM.

We will have a special Storytime Field Trip on the 19th and 20th to the James H. Andrew Railroad Museum at 225 10th st.

  • A note about the train museum: This is a free program offered by the Ericson Public Library Children's Department. After the program, families can tour the museum by purchasing tickets: $3.00 for children and $8.00 for adults.

We will not have Storytime on Wednesday the 26th or Thursday the 27th.

We also have a story time on Saturday, November, 22nd at 10am

A special Sensory Storytime will be taking place at 6:30 and 6:45 on Tuesday November 25th, please call our Children's Department to register.

Lego Club (all ages)

Tuesday, Nov. 4th, 1:45pm

Children's Department - Ericson Public Library, Greene Street, Boone, IA, United States

Lego Technic

Wednesday, Nov. 12th, 3:45-4:45pm

Children's Department - Ericson Public Library, Greene Street, Boone, IA, United States

1st - 5th grades, no signup required.

Newest Children's books

Fun with American Girl

Tuesday, Nov. 4th, 3:30-5:30pm

Children's Department - Ericson Public Library, Greene Street, Boone, IA, United States

You are invited to join us in celebrating all things American Girl. You can bring any book of the series to discuss and/or bring your doll to introduce to the group. The program will be run by YOU, the reader! You can also come even if you haven’t read the books or have a doll. Make American Girl crafts or anything.


Join us after school November 17th and 18th

Calling every reader! Blast to the library after school. For this book club, bring any book to share with the group. From Clifford to Percy Jackson, this program is open to every reader and all book choices. Create anything you desire.

*Celebrating Percy Jackson this month!


Wednesday, Nov. 12th, 3:45-5:45pm

Children's Department - Ericson Public Library, Greene Street, Boone, IA, United States

Join us in the Children’s Department as we go into the world of Minecraft. Enjoy building and playing with friends. Bring your own iPad/laptop or use one of the library’s computers. You can also create something with our Minecraft crafts.

1st—5th grades, no signup required.

(Anytime afterschool until 5:30)

New Movies

New Music