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Check it out @the Library - March 9, 2017

Share & Learn @ the Library - Cold War Germany, Movies: Arrival, Hacksaw Ridge, and Trolls

Check it out @ The Library

Share & Learn @ The Library:  Norway:  with our Foreign Exchange Students.  Monday, March 13th, at 7 p.m.

Available databases:

Zinio Digital Magazines are available through the Clarion Public Library.  You can browse a very large collection of popular titles on your computer. News, fitness, decorating, hunting, travel, and cooking magazines are just a few categories offered. You can check out as many issues as you want and keep them as long as you wish.

TumbleBooks are available through The Clarion Public Library.  TumbleBooks have Storybooks that are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. For older elementary readers they have Chapter Books/Read Alongs available.  Puzzles & Games accompany each book. Non-Fiction contains subjects like health, science, astronomy, biology, and nature.

Wright County Monitor digital archives are available through our library website.  Available newspapers are dated as far back as 1869 up through 2015.  It’s very user-friendly and you can search by typing in your information.  Just come in and we can show you how to look up your interests.

New movies include:

Arrival features Amy Adams as linguist and Jeremy Renner as a physicist who are brought in by the federal government to help decipher the language of the aliens that have recently landed on earth. It follows them though the process of figuring out what the aliens reason for coming to earth.

Hacksaw Ridge is a true story based on the life of Desmond Doss an Army medic who during WWII refused to use any weapons during battle. During a battle of Okinawa he saved 75 lives and was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his services. It stars Andrew Garfield.

Trolls the Bergens giants have to eat the trolls to be happy, so the trolls go into hiding for 20 years until one of the trolls decided she doesn’t want to stay hidden any longer and teaches the Bergens they don’t need to eat trolls to be happy. It features music from Justin Timberlake.

Early Out @ The Library:  March 8th:  from 2 to 3, come and join us at the library for board games.

2nd grade – Middle School kids:   Come up to the library for Lego Club @ The Library on March 16th from 3:45-4:45.  

Come visit us at the library Monday through Wednesday-noon to 8 p.m., Thursday and Friday- 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday-10 a.m. to 3 p.m. You can also visit our Facebook page-Clarion Iowa Public Library or our website at

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