Calendar of Events

The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library. —Albert Einstein

Holidays & Observances
Our goal is to gather a list of days celebrated every month for you to learn about, celebrate and have fun.    We will highlight as many bookish or library related observances as possible.

Aviation Month

Historic Bridge Awareness Month

Native American Heritage Month

Novel Writing Month

1st –  Authors’ Day & Family Literacy Day

2nd - Day of the Dead

4th -  Stress Awareness Day

8th – STEM/STEAM Day

9th-13th – National Young Readers’ Week

11th - Veteran's Day

17th – Take a Hike Day

26th – Thanksgiving

27th - Native American Heritage Day

28th – Small Business Day




The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man. —T.S. Eliot

Story Time continues with Virtual Story Time on Facebook every Thursday.  In-house programs are suspended until further notice.  When regular Story Time returns, it will be held every Thursday (except on major holidays) at 10 AM.

Regular Program: Books & Babies/Story Time is held every Thursday from 10:00am - 11:00am.  Books & Babies/Story Time, is held throughout year on Thursday's.

Along with stories, children participate in singing, dancing, and coloring activities.  Starting in September 2019 - May 2020, story time will be at Valley View Nursing Home on the 1st Thursday of the month at 10:00 am.

November Valley View Outreach - Book Swap at curbside when requested.
Regular Visits: 
Valley View Outreach ~ Tuesdays: 2 pm - 3 pm 

Location: Valley View Homes

Hosted by Karen Anderson from the library.

Nemont Outreach - November 4 & 18
Nemont Manor Book Swap ~  3:00pm  

Location: Nemont Manor

Hosted by Janet Eidson from the library.

November Prairie Ridge Outreach - Suspended visits but still offering book swap.

Location: Prairie Ridge Village

Hosted by Karen Anderson from the library.

Day of the Dead - November 2
Election Day - November 3 
Veteran's Day - November 11
Library Closed
City Council Meetings - November 2 & 16

City Council Meeting ~ 5:30pm - 6:30pm.

Location: City County Chambers, Civic Center

Hosted by: Mayor Becky Erickson

GCCL Book Club - November 17  
Library Book Club ~ 1:00 - 2:00 pm

TBD - Location: Horizon Room at the Library or online.

Hosted by: Megan Haddix from the library.

Board Meeting - November 18
Library Board Meeting ~ 1:00 pm

TBD - Location: Horizon Room at the library or held over zoom.  

Hosted by: Library Board of Trustees.

Thanksgiving EVE - November 25 
Open from 9 am - 12 pm.  
Thanksgiving Day - November 26
Library Closed