Saturday, March 7, 2015

Library Eats Pasta at the South Sioux City Public Library

Library Eats turns their attention to pasta making during the March installment of Library Eats on Thursday night March 12th at 6:30 p.m.  Pasta is a versatile staple that is also very popular.  This month will learn to prepare several pasta dishes.

Cover to Cover book club will discuss The First Phone Call from Heaven by Mitch Albom on Monday, March 9th at 3:00 p.m.  This is the story of a small town on Lake Michigan that gets worldwide attention when its citizens start receiving phone calls from the afterlife. Is it the greatest miracle ever or a massive hoax? Sully Harding, a grief-stricken single father, is determined to find out.

Youth Education:  The Youth Department has the following learning opportunities for the week:  Monday:  Tell me a Story at 1:30 p.m., Family Movie at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday:  Night of FUN at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday:  Tell me a Story at 4:30 p.m., Thursday:  Pat-a-Cake Pals at 10:00 a.m., Friday:  Toddler Time at 10:00 a.m., Saturday:  Family Movie at 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday Tech Classes:  On Tuesday we will offer Microsoft Word 1 at 10:00 a.m., Microsoft Word 2 at 11:00 a.m., Pinterest Basics at 12:00 p.m., Microsoft Word 3 at 1:00 p.m., and E-book Reader at 5:00 p.m.

Thursday Tech Classes:  This Thursday we offer Windows 1 at 11:00 a.m., E-book Reader at 2:00 p.m., Google Drive at 3:00 p.m., Search Engines at 4:00 p.m., Tech Thursday at 6:00 p.m., and Facebook for Business at 7:00 p.m.

The Tangled Yarns group meets on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Pasta Cookbooks
The complete America's test kitchen TV show cookbook, 2001-2015 is a collection of all the recipes from the popular PBS series.

Vegan Casseroles: pasta bakes, gratins, pot pies and moreby Julie Hassan shows you how to bring the traditional comfort foods to your table, while staying within your health-conscious vegan parameters. The recipes come together quickly, are focused on whole-food ingredients, and can be personalized by paring any of the sauces with your favorite veggies and rice or pasta.

Eat What You Love Every Day by Marlene Koch covers every aspect of healthy cooking, containing a section on easy pizza and pasta.

If You Like The First Phone Call From Heaven If you enjoyed The First Phone Call from Heaven you may enjoy one of the following titles as well.

Have a Little Faith by Mitch Albom. When an eighty-two-year-old rabbi from Albom's old hometown asks him to deliver his eulogy, Albom goes back to his nonfiction roots and becomes involved with a Detroit pastor--a reformed drug dealer and convict--who preaches to the poor and homeless in a decaying church with a hole in its roof. A timely, moving, and inspiring look at faith: not just who believes, but why.

For One More Day by Mitch Albom looks at what would happen if one had just one more day with loved ones.

The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom:  in this novel, after being punished for trying to measure God's greatest gift, Father Time returns to Earth along with a magical hourglass and a mission: a chance to redeem himself by teaching two earthly people the true meaning of time.

The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom.  This novel weaves three stories about 83-year-old Eddie, the head maintenance person at Ruby Point Amusement Park. Eddie meets 5 individuals in heaven each with a story to share, a secret to reveal and a lesson. They have profound meanings for Eddie on the real purpose of his life. 

Have a great week and read good books.

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