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March 19th

March happenings

Monday, March 26, 11:30 a.m. Senior Advocates Meal and a Movie; 1 p.m. Senior Computer Class for preregistered participants; 7 p.m. Library Board of Trustees meeting.
Tuesday, March 27, 10:30 a.m. Storytime for two through five year olds. Theme for stories, rhymes, songs and a craft will be “Clothes.”
Wednesday, March 28, 9:30 a.m. Babygarten for infants to 24 months; 1 p.m. Senior Computer Class for preregistered participants.
Friday, March 30. 3:30 p.m. Final Fridays Café sponsored by Teen Advisory Board.

‘Solon Snapshots’ reappearing

Due to popular demand, another order has been placed with the printer for the “Solon Snapshots” pictorial history of the area. The new shipment should arrive around May 1. Cost will be $30 per book or $35 if shipping is requested. Here’s your second chance to purchase your own personal copy. Reserve a copy by calling Sandy Hanson at 319-624-2710, or stop by the circulation desk of the library after May 1 for purchasing.

Calf Classic artist sign-up

The four Calf Classic sponsors, Bridge Community Bank, Sam’s Main Street Market, Solon Economist and Tom Cardella are in place. Each sponsor will choose an artist based on the entries submitted during the artist search.
Artist’s packets are available on the library website by clicking on the calf. Artist designs should be submitted by April 17. Sponsors will have made their selections by April 23, and the artists will be notified by April 30.
There is a calf on display in the library for artists to view for design inspiration.

Final Fridays Cafe

The final Friday of the month is rolling around again. Remember to stop on Friday, March 30, from 3:30 until 4:45 p.m. for refreshments and casual conversation in the meeting room. Everyone is welcome. Come and see Toni’s window, “The Mixing Bowl” to be unveiled on that day, enjoy some refreshments, check out a book or movie and sign up for the Sunny Lemon Bars raffle.

What’s up in April?

Early out activities will resume on Thursday, April 5, at 1 p.m. with the “Puss In Boots” movie, rated PG.
Solon Book Club will meet April 17 to discuss “Abide With Me” by Elizabeth Strout. All interested adult readers are welcome to attend. For questions about the book club, please contact Joyce at jebarta@southslope.net. To borrow a copy of a selected book, please contact the library circulation desk by calling 319-624-2678 or email Jacque at jdeaton@solon.lib.ia.us.

Movie Clips

“Hugo” (2011, PG, Family/Adventure/Drama) Set in 1930’s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton. Based on the book by Brian Selznick. This film was nominated for 11 Academy Awards and won five. We have two copies in anticipation of high demand for this title.

Upcoming dates

Thursday, March 22: third Q ends
Friday, March 23: fourth Q starts

Honor Society induction Mar. 26

Plan to attend this year’s National Honor Society Induction Ceremony on Monday, March 26, at 7 p.m. in the middle school auditorium. The public is invited to attend and congratulate this year’s inductees.

Empty bowls luncheon Mar. 31

Solon High School art club students kindly request your presence at the Third Annual Solon High School Empty Bowls Luncheon to End Hunger on Saturday, March 31, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the high school commons. Guests will be served a modest lunch of soup and bread in a ceramic bowl handmade by a local student, educator, or community member for a suggested minimum donation of $10. Guests are encouraged to keep the bowl at the end of their meal, with their compliments and sincere gratitude. All money collected will be donated to the Johnson County Crisis Center and Food Bank.

Empty bowls luncheon Mar. 31

Solon High School art club students kindly request your presence at the Third Annual Solon High School Empty Bowls Luncheon to End Hunger on Saturday, March 31, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the high school commons. Guests will be served a modest lunch of soup and bread in a ceramic bowl handmade by a local student, educator, or community member for a suggested minimum donation of $10. Guests are encouraged to keep the bowl at the end of their meal, with their compliments and sincere gratitude. All money collected will be donated to the Johnson County Crisis Center and Food Bank.