Monday through Thursday: 12 to 8 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Find our website, at www.belleplaine.lib.ia.us If you would like to sign up for a password to be able to renew materials from home, you need to come to the library to set one up. Check out the photo tab and see pictures for the summer program!
Summer reading programs: We have programs for ages all ages. We will have programs, and reading logs for reading at home.
Programs for teens will be June 23 and 30 at 1 to 2 p.m.; programs for 18 months to 3 years, Friday June 25 from 9:30 to 10 a.m.; pre-school to completed first grade, 11 to 11:45 a.m.; and second to sixth graders, 1 to 2 p.m. These programs are also on each Friday in June. Adults may also complete a reading log for a prize. There will be a program finale on June 30 at 7 p.m. at the Belle Plaine Aquatic Center, with a swimming party and food.
The next used book sale will begin July 9 and will be during regular library hours. We are now accepting books for the sale that are in good repair.
Book club on July 20 at 7 p.m. will be discuss “Black and Blue” by Anna Quindlen. If you would like a book to read, please come to the library to get one. If you need more information, call Kristi at 444-2902.
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Magazines: We have about 80 different magazines available for check out. Stop in and see the selection!
Adult Fiction: “Your Heart Belongs To Me” by Dean Koontz, “Supreme Justice” by Phillip Margolin, “Tat Summer” by Joan Wolf, “Quality of Care” by Elizabeth Letts, “Innocent” by Scott Turow, “Fever Dream” by Preston & Child, “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Next” by Stieg Larsson, “61 Hours” by Lee Child, and “Private Life” by Jane Smiley.
Young Adult Fiction: “Before I Fall” by Lauren Oliver, and “Splendor” by Anna Godbersen.
Junior Fiction: “The Last Olympian” by Rick Riordan, “the Big One-oh” by Dean Pitchford, “It’s Raining Cupcakes’ by Lisa Schroeder and “Second Grade Pig Pals” by Kirby Larson.
Easy Reader: “Francine the Superstar” by Marc Brown, and “In a Dark, Dark Room” by Alvin Schwartz.
Adult Non Fiction: “The Pattern in the Carpet” by Margaret Drabble, and “What! Bags: 18 Pattern-Free Projects” by Lexie Barnes.
Children’s Fiction: “When I Get Wet” by Vicki Cobb, and “While.”
Large Print: “The Quilters Kitchen” by Jennifer Chiaverini and “Double Cross” by James Patterson.
Junior Non-fiction: “Egg To Chicken,” “Tadpole to Frog,” “Caterpillar to Butterfly,” and “Seed to Sunflower” all by Camilla De la Baedoyaere
Books on CD: “The Silent Sea” by Clive Cussler.
DVDs: “The Biggest Loser: The Workout,” “Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Mermaids,” and “Flowers in the Attic.”
Check out and download popular audio books, and now even e-books online, anytime, anywhere. NEIBORS is free, easy-to-use, and best of all, available anytime from anywhere in the world. Call or stop in and talk to Kristi if you’d like more information.