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Apr 22

Our annual Friends of the Adel Public Library Luncheon will be on Saturday, April 26th at Noon with a program to follow at 1:00 pm. This year we are pleased to welcome local historian Earl Short from the Des Moines Streetcar Friends who will present a program called Trolleying Through Des Moines. Mr. Short’s father was a Motorman for the streetcars, and Mr. Short recently initiated an exhibit on streetcars at the State Historical Society of Iowa.  Please contact the library to make your reservations for the luncheon by Thursday, April 24th.

Apr 20
Evening Book Club
Post Author: Trever

The Evening Book Club will meet on Thursday, April 24th at 7:00 pm to talk about the novel “The Watch” by Joydeep Roy-Bhatacharya.

Apr 17
Circular Sock Knitting Machines
Post Author: Trever

Local knitting aficionados Lorinda Inman and Glenance Shank will present a program on antique Circular Sock Knitting Machines (CSM). These machines were very popular during WWI when women made socks for the soldiers in the trenches of Europe. On Thursday, April 24th at 6:30 pm Glenance and Lorinda will share information about the history and usage of these fascinating machines.

Apr 14
Early Out Movie
Post Author: Trever

Our second Early Out Movie in April is on Wednesday, April 23rd when we’ll watch “Turbo” at 2:00 pm.

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