Friday, July 17, 2015

Teresa Kay in Concert at the South Sioux City Public Library

The following is the weekly column that is posted in the Dakota County Star newspaper.

Teresa Kay in Concert at the South Sioux City Public Library
We are proud to bring to the library Teresa Kay on Monday July 20th at 6:30 p.m.  Teresa was born in Hartington, Nebraska and is currently living in Omaha, Nebraska.  Teresa’s music is a mix of Western Music and pop music of the 1950s and 1960s.

Tell Me a Story is held on Monday July 20th at 1:30 p.m. and repeats on Wednesday July 22md at 4:30 p.m.

In association with the Summer Reading Program, we have a Nature walk on July 20th at 4:00 p.m.

The Family Movie tells the story of NFL star Michael Oher on Monday night at 6:00 p.m.

Books Related to the Family Movie:  The following are resources that are related to the Family Movie this week.

The Blind Side:  the Evolution of the Game by Michael Lewis. This book follows the life of Michael Oher from his impoverished childhood with a crack-addicted mother, through his discovery of the sport of football, to his rise to become one of the most successful, highly-paid players in the NFL.

I Beat the Odds by Michael Oher is an inspirational autobiography by the NFL player featured in the book The Blind Side.

We Are Marshall tells the story of a West Virginia college with a rich football tradition has to rebuild after a devastating plane crash.

Create Your Own Nature Journal is a Summer Reading Program activity held on Tuesday July 21st at 1:00 p.m.

Technology Classes:  This week we offer the E-book Reader class is on Tuesday July 21st at 5:00 p.m., Microsoft Word 1 is at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, and Microsoft 2 & 3 is at 7:00 p.m.  Thursday classes begin with PowerPoint 1 at 10:00 a.m., PowerPoint 2 at 11:00 a.m., and E-book Reader at 2:00 p.m., Nebraska Access at 3:00 p.m., Internet Privacy at 4:00 p.m., and Pinterest Basics at 5:00 p.m. 

Night of Fun is on Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m.

Tangled Yarns meets on Tuesday nights at 6:30 p.m. as well.

Spinning Yarns:  The following are some recently released stories set around yarn.

Starting Now by Debbie Macomber.  After being let go from her competitive, high-pressure Seattle law firm, Libby Morgan reaches out to old friends and spends her afternoons at A Good Yarn, the local knitting store, where she forms close bonds with three women and finds time for romance with a charming and handsome doctor who seems to be her perfect match. But just as everything is coming together, Libby must make a choice that could forever change the life she holds so dear. - From the publisher’s description.

The Friday-Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs.  Gathering for their weekly knitting club at a small yarn shop on Manhattan's Upper West Side, a group of friends shares such challenges as raising children, navigating the ups and downs of their careers, and pursuing uncertain relationships. - From the publisher’s description.

If You Already knit you will enjoy reading one of these books.

Luxury yarn one-skein wonders: 101 small indulgences by Judith Durant.  Utilizing the most luxurious yarns on the market, a collection of single-skein patterns includes baby items, personal accessories, toys, and clothing items made from such materials as cashmere, qiviut, and bamboo yarns. - From the publisher’s description.

Yummy yarns knits for kids: 20 easy-to-knit designs for ages 2 to 8 featuring fun novelty yarns by Kathleen Greco offer patterns for children’s clothing.

Knit scarves! 16 cool patterns to keep you warm by Candi Jensen offers patterns for scarves.

Have a great week and read a good book.

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