This is the weekly column that is published in the Dakota County Star newspaper.
Changing Times at the South Sioux City Public Library
Changes in our DVD Section: You will notice some changes in the DVD section of the library. We are grouping all of our movies by movie genre to make it easier to find your favorite movies.
Tangled Yarns is a time to learn new techniques in needle work, share the projects on which you are working, and to have a great time in the process. We meet each Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m.
The Adult Drop-in Activities are Back: We will offer adult coloring on Fridays during the month of November from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Technology Classes: We have the following classes on Monday, November 2nd we have Tech Monday at 6:00 p.m. Bring your questions about technology and we will help you to get answers.
Freegal Music class is held on November 2nd at 7:00 p.m. In this class, we will learn how to download and stream music using Freegal. We will also learn multiple ways to find new music on Freegal.
We will have Tech Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday November 3rd at 10:00 a.m. Microsoft Word 1 is at 11:00 a.m., Microsoft Word 2 at 1:00 p.m., Microsoft Word 3 at 2:00 p.m. E-book Reader class is held at 5:00 p.m. Microsoft Basics 1 is at 6:00 p.m. and Microsoft Basics 2 is at 7:00 p.m.
On Thursday November 5th we have Microsoft Word 1 at 10:00 a.m. and Microsoft Word 2 is at 11:00 a.m. We have Google Documents class at 3:00 p.m. and Learn Your Library Webpage at 4:00 p.m.
November is American Diabetes Awareness Month. The following are a few books that may help you know about and cope with diabetes.
Eat What You Love Everyday by Marlene Koch. Eating healthy doesn't have to mean sacrificing the delicious, decadent food you crave. Koch shows you how to slash the sugar, fat, and calories-- while enjoying satisfying portions and great taste! Whether eating on-the-go, cooking for your family, or creating a special occasion meal, you'll find healthy eating tips and guilt-free goodness in this book!
My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor. Justice Sotomayor is something of a role model for people with diabetes. She writes about her struggle with the disease in this biography.
VB6: eat vegan before 6:00 to lose weight and restore your health-- for good: the flexible diet you can really stick to, with more than 60 easy, delicious recipes by Mark Bittman The author tells about his own struggle with weight and bad health, but he comes up with a diet that is flexible, effective, and easy to maintain.
Reading Halloween: Saturday is Halloween. If you are looking for a scary read after the trick-or-treaters go home, try one of these books.
NOS4A2 by Joe Hill. Charles Talent Manx has a way with children. He likes to take them for rides in his 1938 Rolls-Royce Wraith with the NOS4A2 vanity plate. With his old car, he can slip right out of the everyday world, and onto the hidden roads that transport them to an astonishing--and terrifying--playground of amusements he calls "Christmasland."
Doctor Sleepby Stephen King. In this sequel to The Shining, The now middle-aged Dan Torrance must save a very special twelve-year-old girl from a tribe of murderous paranormals.
Hell House by Richard Mattheson. A group of four people enter Belasco House, known as the "Mount Everest of haunted houses."
Don’t forget to set your clocks back one hour on Saturday night. Have a great week. We look forward to seeing you at the library.