Monticello Public Library News

     The Summer Reading Program has started at the Monticello Public Library. Here is what’s happening:

     • Michele Olson, Jones County naturalist, will be at the library on Wednesday, June 7, at 10:30 a.m. She will present her program Backyard Habitat – Prairie & Pollinator.

     • Kids ages 4 and up can join the library on Thursday, June 8, for Lunch Bunch Building Time where you will have fun building with LEGOs. The program runs from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Bring your own sack lunch to enjoy.

     • Friday, June 9, is the first Crafty Friday. Join the library in a drop-in craft from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

     • Movies are shown at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Movie Mondays, beginning June 12.

     • Tweens and teens can sign up for the three-week program Build a Better Snack with Iowa State Extension. The program starts Tuesday, June 13, and ends Tuesday, June 27. It runs from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. This program is for kids ages 11 and up. Registration is required.

     • A program presented by Green Iowa AmeriCorps in conjunction with ECICOG will be presented on Wednesday, June 14, at 10:30 a.m. It will feature information on ways to help the environment.

     For more information on the library’s upcoming programs, check out their website at or stop in and sign up for the Summer Reading Program and get a calendar of all events.


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