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Archive

July 11th, 2011

New Adult Book

Fans of Stieg Larsson’s, “Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” series, should check out Norwegian author Joe Nesbo’s “The Snowman.” On the first day of snow, a child wakes up to find his mother has disappeared during the night. Outside, a snowman has appeared out of nowhere, the calling card of one of the most terrifying serial killers in recent fiction.

Sign up for e-newsletters

Friends of the Solon Library are now sponsoring three newsletters available to anyone on the Internet simply by signing up. General Events newsletter will keep you informed of events like the used book sales and holiday sales.  Library Article newsletter will send you an email copy of the weekly column in this paper. And our new DVD News newsletter gives you the weekly “Film Clips” plus additional movie features, what DVDs are on order and other features of interest to film fans.  To sign up, simply send an email to SolonLibrFriends@aol.com  and specify which newsletter(s) you’d like to receiv

Movie Clips

Recently added to the library’s DVD collection:

Lucky: if money can’t buy happiness, can winning the lottery come close? (2010) A documentary about the American lottery and some of the industry’s biggest winners (and losers).
Sucker Punch (2011, PG13) An action/fantasy film about a young girl institutionalized by her abusive stepfather. Retreating to an alternative reality as a coping strategy, she envisions a plan which will help her escape from the mental facility.

Adult computer class

Starting Monday, Aug. 8, there will be another adult computer class. It will be a six-week class, held Monday and Thursday afternoons from 1-2 p.m. There is space for five more people. Another class will be starting October 10. 

Guest Storytime presenter

Dollar deliberations

IOWA CITY– Three area road improvement projects and one trail initiative may see funds if recommendations from the Metropolitan Planning Organization of Johnson County (MPOJC) are approved at a July 13 meeting.

Farmer’s Golf Tournament July 18

SOLON– The 2011 Farmer’s Open Golf Tournament will be held Monday, July 18, at Lake Macbride Golf Course. Golf begins between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., dinner served from 5-6:30 p.m. Prize and award presentations begin will follow dinner. All farmers, friends, and dealers are invited to play two-person best shot – choose your own foursome. Call now for cart and dinner reservations: Lake Macbride Golf Course, 3891 Pro Road NE, Solon, 624-2500.

Old Gold Dining meal and a movie rescheduled to July 25

SOLON– The Friday card playing event at Old Gold Dining has become a very popular activity and as a result, Solon Senior Advocates is rescheduling the meal and a movie project to the last Monday of each month, beginning July 25. The featured July movie will be the popular film “Up,” starring Ed Asner as the voice-over in a delightful and incredible animated journey.
For more information, call 624-2710 or sign up at Old Gold Dining.

Donations still sought for Lake Macbride fireworks show

SOLON– The residents of Cottage Reserve are still accepting donations for the July 4 fireworks display held at Lake Macbride.
The Cottage Reserve residents help fund the fireworks for the popular event. If you were part of the crowd on the beach or in a boat on the lake enjoying the show and would like to contribute, donations may be sent to: Fireworks Fund c/o Mark Ramsey, 1598 Spartan Circle,  Solon, IA.  52333.

Old Gold Menu


Wed., Jul 13:

Meatloaf, crispy cube potatoes, cauliflower, orange cream fruit salad, brownie.

Thu., Jul 14:

Stuffed chicken breast with LS gravy, mashed potatoes, Italian vegetables, citrus gelatin salad, frosted pumpkin bar. BINGO/ BP Foot Clinic.

Fri Jul., 15:

Sloppy Joes on whole wheat bun, sweet potato fries, broccoli cauliflower salad, banana, vanilla pudding. CARDS.

Mon Jul., 18:

Beef stew, spinach mandarin salad w/dressings, corn bread, peach salad.

Tue., Jul 19:

Lady Spartans clinch

SOLON– The Lady Spartans captured the WaMaC East conference championship and moved closer to a state tournament trip last week.
Solon’s softball squad ended the regular season with doubleheader sweeps at Anamosa and Center Point-Urbana (CPU) and then hosted Anamosa in the opening round of Region 5 substate play.
The Lady Spartans defeated Anamosa 8-0 in the district quarterfinal, and were scheduled to face Marion in a regional semifinal Monday night (July 11) in Solon. The winner would advance to the regional final Wednesday, July 13, at 7 p.m. in Solon.