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December 2019

There Might Be No Christmas

December 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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A mini-mystery @ the library. We need your help to figure out who stole Santa's magic bag of gifts! Without your help finding that bag, Christmas may be cancelled. Sign up is required to reserve a time slot, each group must have 8 or 16 players.

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Library Mini-Golf

December 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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Read Hard. Play Hard. Stop in for a one of a kind mini-golf experience @ your library! Our six hole mini-golf course may not challenge your golf skills, but it sure will be a lot of fun and you may find some new reading adventures along the way. No registration is required, just stop in between 1pm and 3pm to participate. All supplies provided, no need to bring your own clubs.

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Holiday Stuffed Animal Sleepover

December 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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A special holiday edition of our stuffed animal sleepover! Bring your stuffed animals to spend the night at the library! To participate: drop off your stuffed friends by 6pm on December 30th; we will keep them entertained all evening with plenty of New Year's shenanigans. On Tuesday morning, stop by the library to pick up your stuffed animal and join us for a family movie, juice and snacks. The movie will start at 11:30am. You will also receive a photo…

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Stuffed Animal Pick-Up and Movie

December 31, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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Pick up your stuffed animal and stay for a family holiday movie, snacks and juice!

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March 2020

Canceled — Iowa’s Misbehaving Women

March 26, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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It’s been said that well-behaved women seldom make history. Author Cheryl Mullenbach has uncovered the stories of Iowa’s intriguing women and invites you to meet these heroic, amusing, imaginative, nervy individuals. Learn about Iowa’s female riverboat captain, livery manager/cigar seller, and Cedar Rapids’ “girl in the trenches.” And, of course, there’s Iowa City’s “first woman executive,” who boasted, “I am 52 years old, don’t care who knows it; and I’m going to clean up this town and then run it…

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December 2020

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

December 2, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
City Hall, 403 3rd St, Ida Grove, IA 51445
Ida Grove, IA 51445 United States
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Commission Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month (except Holidays) beginning at 5:30 p.m. Meetings take place in the Council Chambers at Ida Grove City Hall. The public is invited and encouraged to attend Commission Meetings and participate in their local Government. Any citizen can address the Commission in reference to any item on the agenda, or during the “Appearances” portion of the meeting. Community input, insight and ideas are helpful to the Commission as they work together…

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January 2021

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

January 6, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
City Hall, 403 3rd St, Ida Grove, IA 51445
Ida Grove, IA 51445 United States
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Commission Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month (except Holidays) beginning at 5:30 p.m. Meetings take place in the Council Chambers at Ida Grove City Hall. The public is invited and encouraged to attend Commission Meetings and participate in their local Government. Any citizen can address the Commission in reference to any item on the agenda, or during the “Appearances” portion of the meeting. Community input, insight and ideas are helpful to the Commission as they work together…

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February 2021

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

February 3, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
City Hall, 403 3rd St, Ida Grove, IA 51445
Ida Grove, IA 51445 United States
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Commission Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month (except Holidays) beginning at 5:30 p.m. Meetings take place in the Council Chambers at Ida Grove City Hall. The public is invited and encouraged to attend Commission Meetings and participate in their local Government. Any citizen can address the Commission in reference to any item on the agenda, or during the “Appearances” portion of the meeting. Community input, insight and ideas are helpful to the Commission as they work together…

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March 2021

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

March 3, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
City Hall, 403 3rd St, Ida Grove, IA 51445
Ida Grove, IA 51445 United States
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Commission Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month (except Holidays) beginning at 5:30 p.m. Meetings take place in the Council Chambers at Ida Grove City Hall. The public is invited and encouraged to attend Commission Meetings and participate in their local Government. Any citizen can address the Commission in reference to any item on the agenda, or during the “Appearances” portion of the meeting. Community input, insight and ideas are helpful to the Commission as they work together…

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April 2021

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

April 7, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
City Hall, 403 3rd St, Ida Grove, IA 51445
Ida Grove, IA 51445 United States
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Commission Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month (except Holidays) beginning at 5:30 p.m. Meetings take place in the Council Chambers at Ida Grove City Hall. The public is invited and encouraged to attend Commission Meetings and participate in their local Government. Any citizen can address the Commission in reference to any item on the agenda, or during the “Appearances” portion of the meeting. Community input, insight and ideas are helpful to the Commission as they work together…

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May 2021

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

May 5, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
City Hall, 403 3rd St, Ida Grove, IA 51445
Ida Grove, IA 51445 United States
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Commission Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month (except Holidays) beginning at 5:30 p.m. Meetings take place in the Council Chambers at Ida Grove City Hall. The public is invited and encouraged to attend Commission Meetings and participate in their local Government. Any citizen can address the Commission in reference to any item on the agenda, or during the “Appearances” portion of the meeting. Community input, insight and ideas are helpful to the Commission as they work together…

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June 2021

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

June 2, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
City Hall, 403 3rd St, Ida Grove, IA 51445
Ida Grove, IA 51445 United States
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Commission Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month (except Holidays) beginning at 5:30 p.m. Meetings take place in the Council Chambers at Ida Grove City Hall. The public is invited and encouraged to attend Commission Meetings and participate in their local Government. Any citizen can address the Commission in reference to any item on the agenda, or during the “Appearances” portion of the meeting. Community input, insight and ideas are helpful to the Commission as they work together…

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Iowa PBS STEAM Trailer

June 26, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ida Grove City Park, Washington Avenue
Ida Grove, IA 51445 United States
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Stop by the city park for a FREE, fun, family event with the Iowa PBS STEAM trailer.  All ages are invited to join us for exploration and play as we host the STEAM Trailer filled with activities centered around science, technology, engineering, art, and math. The Iowa PBS STEAM trailer will be located in the city park from 12 pm -4 pm on Saturday, June 26th.  

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Guest Speaker Dr. John Chase

June 26, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
King Theater, 413 2nd Street
Ida Grove, IA 51445 United States
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Stop by the King Theater to meet special guest speaker, Dr. John Chase.  Dr. Chase will share memories and stories from his book “You What!? Humorous stories, cautionary tales, and unexpected insights about a career in medicine”. Dr. Chase will speak at 3:30 pm and a book signing will follow the presentation. Books will be available to purchase at the event for $15 each. Thank you to the King Theater for allowing us to utilize the theater for this program!

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July 2021

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

July 7, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
City Hall, 403 3rd St, Ida Grove, IA 51445
Ida Grove, IA 51445 United States
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Commission Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month (except Holidays) beginning at 5:30 p.m. Meetings take place in the Council Chambers at Ida Grove City Hall. The public is invited and encouraged to attend Commission Meetings and participate in their local Government. Any citizen can address the Commission in reference to any item on the agenda, or during the “Appearances” portion of the meeting. Community input, insight and ideas are helpful to the Commission as they work together…

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August 2021

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

August 4, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
City Hall, 403 3rd St, Ida Grove, IA 51445
Ida Grove, IA 51445 United States
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Commission Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month (except Holidays) beginning at 5:30 p.m. Meetings take place in the Council Chambers at Ida Grove City Hall. The public is invited and encouraged to attend Commission Meetings and participate in their local Government. Any citizen can address the Commission in reference to any item on the agenda, or during the “Appearances” portion of the meeting. Community input, insight and ideas are helpful to the Commission as they work together…

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Author Cullen Vane

August 5, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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Stop by the library for an evening with author Cullen Vane. Vane will provide a short presentation on his writings and experience as a missionary in Haiti, followed by a Q&A session and book signing. Books will be available for sale after the presentation.  

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September 2021

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

September 1, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
City Hall, 403 3rd St, Ida Grove, IA 51445
Ida Grove, IA 51445 United States
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Commission Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month (except Holidays) beginning at 5:30 p.m. Meetings take place in the Council Chambers at Ida Grove City Hall. The public is invited and encouraged to attend Commission Meetings and participate in their local Government. Any citizen can address the Commission in reference to any item on the agenda, or during the “Appearances” portion of the meeting. Community input, insight and ideas are helpful to the Commission as they work together…

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October 2021

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

October 6, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
City Hall, 403 3rd St, Ida Grove, IA 51445
Ida Grove, IA 51445 United States
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Commission Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month (except Holidays) beginning at 5:30 p.m. Meetings take place in the Council Chambers at Ida Grove City Hall. The public is invited and encouraged to attend Commission Meetings and participate in their local Government. Any citizen can address the Commission in reference to any item on the agenda, or during the “Appearances” portion of the meeting. Community input, insight and ideas are helpful to the Commission as they work together…

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November 2021

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

November 3, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
City Hall, 403 3rd St, Ida Grove, IA 51445
Ida Grove, IA 51445 United States
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Commission Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month (except Holidays) beginning at 5:30 p.m. Meetings take place in the Council Chambers at Ida Grove City Hall. The public is invited and encouraged to attend Commission Meetings and participate in their local Government. Any citizen can address the Commission in reference to any item on the agenda, or during the “Appearances” portion of the meeting. Community input, insight and ideas are helpful to the Commission as they work together…

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December 2021

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

December 1, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
City Hall, 403 3rd St, Ida Grove, IA 51445
Ida Grove, IA 51445 United States
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Commission Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month (except Holidays) beginning at 5:30 p.m. Meetings take place in the Council Chambers at Ida Grove City Hall. The public is invited and encouraged to attend Commission Meetings and participate in their local Government. Any citizen can address the Commission in reference to any item on the agenda, or during the “Appearances” portion of the meeting. Community input, insight and ideas are helpful to the Commission as they work together…

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Holiday Open House

December 11, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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From 10am - 2pm the library staff and board welcome you to stop by the library for refreshments and sweet treats. In addition, we will also be holding a bake/book sale fundraiser to benefit library programming and services. Stop in to say hello, purchase holiday goodies or good reads and see what's changed since your last visit!

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A Visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus

December 11, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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Stop in to see Santa and Mrs. Claus during our holiday open house! Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit from 11am - 12pm. We will also be giving out make and take ornament crafts for those in attendance (while supplies last).

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Movie Day @ the Library

December 27, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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Drop in for a movie and snack! We'll be showing a holiday themed movie at 1pm.

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Maker Day @ the Library

December 29, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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Stop by between 1-3pm to check out our selection of maker supplies. This is a good opportunity to see what you can create with Keva Blocks, Legos, and our coding supplies.

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January 2022

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

January 5, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
City Hall, 403 3rd St, Ida Grove, IA 51445
Ida Grove, IA 51445 United States
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Commission Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month (except Holidays) beginning at 5:30 p.m. Meetings take place in the Council Chambers at Ida Grove City Hall. The public is invited and encouraged to attend Commission Meetings and participate in their local Government. Any citizen can address the Commission in reference to any item on the agenda, or during the “Appearances” portion of the meeting. Community input, insight and ideas are helpful to the Commission as they work together…

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Movie Day @ the Library

January 14, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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Drop in for a movie and snack! Movies starts at 1pm! Note: All movies shown are rated PG or G. Please call 364-2306 to see what we are showing.

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February 2022

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

February 2, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
City Hall, 403 3rd St, Ida Grove, IA 51445
Ida Grove, IA 51445 United States
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Commission Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month (except Holidays) beginning at 5:30 p.m. Meetings take place in the Council Chambers at Ida Grove City Hall. The public is invited and encouraged to attend Commission Meetings and participate in their local Government. Any citizen can address the Commission in reference to any item on the agenda, or during the “Appearances” portion of the meeting. Community input, insight and ideas are helpful to the Commission as they work together…

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Preschool Story Time

February 3, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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Storytime with Mrs. Wunschel is held on the first Thursday of each month and starts at 10:30am. Storytime introduces early literacy skills utilizing books, songs, rhymes, and other literacy activities.

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After School Adventures

February 16, 2022 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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Come out and see Laura from the ISU Extension Office, Ida County! Laura always has fun programs to share with us.

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Preschool Story Time

February 21, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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Storytime with Mrs. Bogue is held on the third Monday of each month and starts at 10:30am. Storytime introduces early literacy skills utilizing books, songs, rhymes, and other literacy activities.

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March 2022

Storytime STEM

March 2, 2022 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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Join us at the library for Storytime STEM, a new program in which we'll share a story and learn STEM concepts through play.

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Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

March 2, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
City Hall, 403 3rd St, Ida Grove, IA 51445
Ida Grove, IA 51445 United States
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Commission Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month (except Holidays) beginning at 5:30 p.m. Meetings take place in the Council Chambers at Ida Grove City Hall. The public is invited and encouraged to attend Commission Meetings and participate in their local Government. Any citizen can address the Commission in reference to any item on the agenda, or during the “Appearances” portion of the meeting. Community input, insight and ideas are helpful to the Commission as they work together…

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Preschool Story Time

March 3, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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Storytime with Mrs. Wunschel is held on the first Thursday of each month and starts at 10:30am. Storytime introduces early literacy skills utilizing books, songs, rhymes, and other literacy activities.

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Spark Joy! Virtual 48 Hour Access Sponsored by the Ida Grove Public Library

March 10, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - March 12, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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Virtual Access to the Spark Joy! program will begin at 5pm on March 10th and run through 5pm on March 12th. To find out more and register for access, please visit: Spark Joy! Program :: Ida Grove Public Library  

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Spark Joy! Program

March 10, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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Get ready to Spark Joy! with Shannon Huneycutt, a certified Gold level KonMari® Consultant trained by tidying expert Marie Kondo, and founder of Spark Joy! Charlotte. She will be bringing the life-changing magic of tidying to you through her Spark Joy® virtual program. Ida Grove Public Library is excited to share Shannon's inspiring presentation on what it means to lead a life that Sparks Joy®. You will learn the KonMari philosophy and guiding principles needed to tidy once and for all…

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Movie Day @ the Library

March 18, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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Drop in for a movie and snack! Movies starts at 1pm! Note: All movies shown are rated PG or G. Please call 364-2306 to see what we are showing.

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Preschool Story Time

March 21, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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Storytime with Mrs. Bogue is held on the third Monday of each month and starts at 10:30am. Storytime introduces early literacy skills utilizing books, songs, rhymes, and other literacy activities.

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Movie Day @ the Library

March 25, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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Drop in for a movie and snack! Movies starts at 1pm! Note: All movies shown are rated PG or G. Please call 364-2306 to see what we are showing.

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April 2022

After School Adventures

April 6, 2022 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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Danielle from the Ida County Conservation Center will be here today! Mark your calendars because Danielle has neat nature themed programs and activities to share.

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Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

April 6, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
City Hall, 403 3rd St, Ida Grove, IA 51445
Ida Grove, IA 51445 United States
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Commission Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month (except Holidays) beginning at 5:30 p.m. Meetings take place in the Council Chambers at Ida Grove City Hall. The public is invited and encouraged to attend Commission Meetings and participate in their local Government. Any citizen can address the Commission in reference to any item on the agenda, or during the “Appearances” portion of the meeting. Community input, insight and ideas are helpful to the Commission as they work together…

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Preschool Story Time

April 7, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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Storytime with Mrs. Wunschel is held on the first Thursday of each month and starts at 10:30am. Storytime introduces early literacy skills utilizing books, songs, rhymes, and other literacy activities.

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Preschool Story Time

April 18, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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Storytime with Mrs. Bogue is held on the third Monday of each month and starts at 10:30am. Storytime introduces early literacy skills utilizing books, songs, rhymes, and other literacy activities.

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Movie Day @ the Library

April 18, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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Drop in for a movie and snack! Movies starts at 1pm! Note: All movies shown are rated PG or G. Please call 364-2306 to see what we are showing.

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May 2022

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

May 4, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
City Hall, 403 3rd St, Ida Grove, IA 51445
Ida Grove, IA 51445 United States
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Commission Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month (except Holidays) beginning at 5:30 p.m. Meetings take place in the Council Chambers at Ida Grove City Hall. The public is invited and encouraged to attend Commission Meetings and participate in their local Government. Any citizen can address the Commission in reference to any item on the agenda, or during the “Appearances” portion of the meeting. Community input, insight and ideas are helpful to the Commission as they work together…

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Preschool Story Time

May 5, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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Storytime with Mrs. Wunschel is held on the first Thursday of each month and starts at 10:30am. Storytime introduces early literacy skills utilizing books, songs, rhymes, and other literacy activities.

Find out more »

After School Adventures

May 11, 2022 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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Come out and see Laura from the ISU Extension Office, Ida County! Laura always has fun programs to share with us.

Find out more »

Preschool Story Time

May 16, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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Storytime with Mrs. Bogue is held on the third Monday of each month and starts at 10:30am. Storytime introduces early literacy skills utilizing books, songs, rhymes, and other literacy activities.

Find out more »

June 2022

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

June 1, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
City Hall, 403 3rd St, Ida Grove, IA 51445
Ida Grove, IA 51445 United States
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Commission Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month (except Holidays) beginning at 5:30 p.m. Meetings take place in the Council Chambers at Ida Grove City Hall. The public is invited and encouraged to attend Commission Meetings and participate in their local Government. Any citizen can address the Commission in reference to any item on the agenda, or during the “Appearances” portion of the meeting. Community input, insight and ideas are helpful to the Commission as they work together…

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Darrin Crow – Talespinner

June 7, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ida Grove Public Library, 100 East 2nd Street
Ida Grove, 51445
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Stop in to hear some tall tales and great campfire stories with storyteller and tale-spinner Darrin Crow. We'll also be making a personalized name tag necklace that can be used throughout the summer to collect reading tags and attendance incentives.

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