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On the Calendar:  Monday, 9/20/2021 1:30 PM
Library Open House: Come celebrate 100 years of library service to Kanawha. Calendar

Library News

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Join the one week streak challenge.

Earn a 7-day learning streak in Transparent

Language Online (see online resources pg)

during September to be entered to win

a  $100 Amazon gift card

(one for you & one for the library)!

Get all the fun details at


Announcing "1000 Books Before Kindergarten"

program. Read a book (any book) to your

newborn, infant, and/or toddler. The goal is

to have read 1000 books (yes, you can repeat books)

before your child starts kindergarten.

The library will provide a bag, journal, and

access to motivational gifts to keep

you on track.

Sign up for this FREE program.

Looking for reliable info

on COVID-19.

Check out these reliable resources:



National Institutes of Health (www.nih.gov)

To check if your sources are reliable:

NEWSGUARDTECH (newsguardtech.com)

To help with stress:




www.nami.org (National Alliance on Mental Illness)



TXT: 855-895-8398

Phone: 855-581-8111

Please be aware of scams by checking

the Federal Trade Commission website:


Specific to Iowa

COVID-19 in Iowa


IA Public Info Board


IA Housing Recovery

Hotline 855-300-5885


State of Iowa COVID-19 Helpline

Dial 211


Unemployment/Financial Help

Iowa Workforce


Small Business Relief

https://www.iowaeconomicdevelopment.com/business# Small Business Assistance



U.S. Dept. of Labor


Foundation Directory Online

free to use through April 30, 2020

Legal Info Hotline


Adult Book Club

will meet Friday, Oct. 15

at 10 am to discuss

Indian Captive by Lois Lenski

Copies available to borrow

with sign up at the library.

Do you have a favorite hobby,

activity, talent, or special information

that you would like to share

with the community? The

Kanawha Public Library would

love to host a gathering for you

to share your interest. Stop in or

contact us on facebook or


Coloring Anyone?


Homebound Library Service

We are pleased to announce 

that we are offering a homebound

delivery service within the

city limits of Kanawha including

residents of the care center.

Please call the library if you or

someone you know would like us to bring

the library to them: 641-762-3595.



E-Book Information

The library has modified the Pandemic

Guidelines as follows:

  1. library material lending lengths return to normal
  2. computer use will be limited to 30 minutes with only computers 1 & 4
  3. Children's AWE computer not available at this time
  4. Children's play materials removed
  5. all materials will be quarantined upon return
  6. DVDs will be washed upon return
  7. use of digital resources is encouraged
  8. curbside & home delivery available
  9. all library visitors encouraged to select materials & leave rather than lingering

Storyline Online

Click on image above

for great stories & activities

for kids and families.


Read Together Be Together

sponsored by Penguin Random House

& Parents Magazine features

daily story times and encourages

parents to read with their kids.



We participate in BRIDGES:

Iowa's eLibrary, offering eBooks and audiobooks

available to download for free anytime, anywhere.

Remember you can download

eBooks & audiobooks

to your portable devices too,

including tablets and smartphones.

If you have any troubles,

come into the library

and we will help you solve your tech issues.


over 150 new simultaneous use titles

Access the original TumbleBooks with your library card #

Dave Pilkey at home

Click on the link or picture above

to find art activities and more.






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