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2022 Fairfield Treasure Hunt Weekend
7/29/2022 - 7/30/2022
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2022 Barnyard Bash - Sponsor & Booth Registration
9/9/2022
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2022 Teacher Appreciation Day - Businesses
9/21/2022
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2022 Teacher Appreciation Day - Teachers
9/21/2022
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Events in the next 30 days...
DateEvent
6/28/2022
 -7/1/2022
Nature Detectives

Campers become detectives as they answer the question, which animal has been here! Camp features nature exploration, hiking, games, crafts, and other hands-on activities. Included in the $40 camp fee are snacks and a t-shirt. Camp will have limited participants.


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6/29/2022
Market Storytime


Join Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas for stories, songs, and fingerplays during the Wednesday afternoon Farmer's Market. Stories will be selected for infants through children age 5 but all are welcome to attend.

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Library.

For all other questions, contact Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas at 641-472-6551, Ext. 3.


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6/29/2022
Summer Olympics: Fire Starting (June 29)

Turn your child into a nature Olympian! Throughout the summer, we will offer four different activities for youth to try their hand at. This week’s activity is fire starting. The two hour session will allow youth to practice a particular nature skill then enter into the competition if they would like. Each activity will be duplicated and offered twice to allow for more participants however we ask youth to only sign up for each activity once. The summer Olympics program is for youth entering 3rd-7th grade. This program has a $5 registration fee and will have a limited number of participants.


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6/29/2022
Fairfield Farmers Market - Wednesdays at Central Park

Fairfield Farmers Wednesday Market is being held in Central Park in downtown Fairfield. We are open Wednesday afternoons from 3pm-6pm

Features vegetables, fruits, fresh farm eggs, baked goods, wooden crafts, flowers, and more.


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6/30/2022
FPL Poetry Club

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Join librarian Alecs Mickunas for Poetry Club the last Thursday of every month (April 28th, 5-6 PM) at the library. Participants are encouraged to bring a poem they would like to read and discuss together. The poem you select may be one by a favorite poet or a poem you have written yourself. If you would like us to make copies of your chosen poem, please email the poem to circ@fairfield.lib.ia.us and we will bring them to the meeting for you!

This event is for all ages and is open to the general public. Poetry Club meets in-person in the meeting room (entrance just to the right after entering the main lobby doors).


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6/30/2022
Kids' Book Club


The Lonely Heart of Maybelle Lane by Kate O'Shaughnessy

Join our book club to read the kid’s All Iowa Reads selection, Kate O'Shaughnessy’s The Lonely Heart of Maybelle Lane. All participants can have a free copy of the book. Simply sign-up with the FPL front desk to get your book starting Saturday, June 4th. Participation is limited to 10 spots.

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the library.

For all other questions, contact Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas at 641-472-6551, Ext. 3. 

This event is part of the Reading Beyond the Beaten Path Summer Reading Program and is supported in-part by financial contributions from Walmart, Alliant Energy, and Dollar General.


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6/30/2022
Hospice Volunteer Orientation with EveryStep - Mt. Pleasant, IA

Everystep Hospice
Our staff, patients, and families need you. Join us for Hospice Volunteer Orientation.
Our volunteers are a very important part of our hospice team and provide support in so many ways - from helping with special events and office projects, to visiting with patients and offering respite to family caregivers.

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7/1/2022
Lego Playtime

Join us in the Youth Services Department for unstructured playtime every Friday. Each week, there will be a special Lego challenge for any chidlren wanting to particpate.  

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Library.

For all other questions, contact Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas at 641-472-6551, Ext. 3


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7/1/2022
Free Kids' Movie

Every Friday at 1:00 PM, join us for a kids’ movie on the big screen in the meeting room. All selections are rated G or PG. Free popcorn will be provided. We request that children 7 years and younger be accompanied by an adult. 

Free Movie Screening Dates and Movie List

June 10th - Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002) G
June 17th - Dora And The Lost City Of Gold (2019) PG
June 24th - Pokemon: Detective Picachu (2019) PG
July 1st - Ramona and Beezus (2010) G
July 8th - Raya and the last Dragon (2021) PG
July 15th - How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019) PG
July 22nd - The Princess and the Frog (2009) G
July 29th - E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) PG



If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the library.

For all other questions, contact Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas at 641-472-6551, Ext. 3.

This is event is part of the Read Beyond the Beaten Path Summer Reading Program and is supported in-part by financial contributions from Walmart, Alliant Energy, and Dollar General.


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7/2/2022
The Good Dinosaur - Movies of the Month

The Fairfield Arts and Convention Center is excited to announce the start of our “Movies of the Month”. Every month, on select Saturdays, we’ll host two movies in the Stephen Sondheim Center for Performing Arts. The month of July kicks off with The Good Dinosaur. Tickets are just $1.00! There will be two screenings, a matinee at 2:30 and an evening engagement at 7:30PM.

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7/2/2022
Fairfield Farmers Market - Saturdays at Howard Park

Fairfield Farmers Saturday Market is being held in Howard Park in Fairfield. We are open Saturdays from 8am - 1pm.

Features vegetables, fruits, fresh farm eggs, baked goods, wooden crafts, flowers, and more.


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7/4/2022
Independence Day

4th of July or July 4th, also known as Independence Day, is a federal holiday on July 4th. It marks the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 when the United States declared independence from Great Britain. The day is the “National Day” of the United States. Later in the history of the Early Republic, the observance of Constitution Citizenship Day marks when the Constitution was signed on September 17, 1787.

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7/4/2022
4th of July Fireworks - Fairfield, IA

The City of Fairfield will be hosting the 4th of July fireworks celebration at Jefferson County Fairgrounds on July 4th, 2022.

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7/5/2022
FPL Good Night Storytime


Join Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas every Tuesday evening at 5:15 PM for Good Night Story Time. Stories will be selected for preschool-age children through children in early literacy. This event is free and open to the general public. The activity’s emphasis is on learning social skills, literacy, art and play. Story Time will take place inside the library. We ask that children's caregivers please remain present during story time.
 

Contact: Alecs Mickunas, MLS, YS Librarian alecsm@fairfield.lib.ia.us


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7/5/2022
New Craft Activity Kit @ FPL

Stop by the Youth Services Department every Monday to pick up a new craft activity kit. Kits will be available through the week as supplies last.

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the library.

For all other questions, contact Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas at 641-472-6551, Ext. 3.

This is event is part of the Read Beyond the Beaten Path Summer Reading Program and is supported in-part by financial contributions from Walmart, Alliant Energy, and Dollar General.


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7/5/2022
 -7/7/2022
Fishing Camp

Campers will learn to rig their own pole, bait their hook, take their catch off the line, and identify the fish! The final day of camp will include a fieldtrip to a surprise fishing location. Included in the $45 camp fee are snacks and t-shirt. Camp have limited participants.


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7/5/2022
Tween Graphic Novel Club

Fairfield Public Library
Join us once a month for Tween Graphic Novel Club! This is group is for readers and artists age 9-13 who love graphic novels, manga and comic books. Board games, art materials and snacks will be provided. 

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7/6/2022
Market Storytime


Join Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas for stories, songs, and fingerplays during the Wednesday afternoon Farmer's Market. Stories will be selected for infants through children age 5 but all are welcome to attend.

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Library.

For all other questions, contact Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas at 641-472-6551, Ext. 3.


more info...
7/6/2022
Fairfield Farmers Market - Wednesdays at Central Park

Fairfield Farmers Wednesday Market is being held in Central Park in downtown Fairfield. We are open Wednesday afternoons from 3pm-6pm

Features vegetables, fruits, fresh farm eggs, baked goods, wooden crafts, flowers, and more.


more info...
7/7/2022
James Tutson & The Rollback

Back after last year’s success, the 2022 FREE Summer Outdoor Concert Series returns this June! Catch awesome Midwest-based bands every other Thursday night at 7 pm all summer long. Gather your lawn chairs and all the people you like and come out to 200 N. Main Street to enjoy great music in great company!

Iowa Public Radio’s “Artist of the Month” in February 2022, James Tutson & The Rollback are a modern rhythm and blues/soul band from Iowa City. Critics have termed their seamless blend of old school R&B, southern gospel, and gorgeous vocals “roughed up soul” — and audiences are responding in a big way, propelling James and the band to a third studio album to be released Spring 2022.


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7/7/2022
On Their Own and OK

ISU Extension and Outreach
On Their Own & OK builds skills in youth, and incorporates ways for adults in the home to support this step towards independence. Youth can develop their self-care skills to make good decisions while staying home alone. With adequate education from parents, teachers, and community partners, young people can develop confidence in the skills they need for staying home alone safely.
 

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7/8/2022
Lego Playtime

Join us in the Youth Services Department for unstructured playtime every Friday. Each week, there will be a special Lego challenge for any chidlren wanting to particpate.  

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Library.

For all other questions, contact Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas at 641-472-6551, Ext. 3


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7/8/2022
Free Kids' Movie

Every Friday at 1:00 PM, join us for a kids’ movie on the big screen in the meeting room. All selections are rated G or PG. Free popcorn will be provided. We request that children 7 years and younger be accompanied by an adult. 

Free Movie Screening Dates and Movie List

June 10th - Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002) G
June 17th - Dora And The Lost City Of Gold (2019) PG
June 24th - Pokemon: Detective Picachu (2019) PG
July 1st - Ramona and Beezus (2010) G
July 8th - Raya and the last Dragon (2021) PG
July 15th - How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019) PG
July 22nd - The Princess and the Frog (2009) G
July 29th - E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) PG



If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the library.

For all other questions, contact Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas at 641-472-6551, Ext. 3.

This is event is part of the Read Beyond the Beaten Path Summer Reading Program and is supported in-part by financial contributions from Walmart, Alliant Energy, and Dollar General.


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7/8/2022
Hobbit Day

Fairfield Public Library
For this all-ages event, children, older youth, and caregivers can enjoy fantasy-inspired arts & crafts, a fantasy costume contest, a Rainbow Magic Fairy party and more! At 3:00 FM, registration will begin for a “Magic: The Gathering” tournament starting at 3:30 PM. Players of all experience levels are welcome! Beginners can learn the game with the help of a teen or adult volunteer. 

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7/9/2022
We Burn Like This

Fairfield Arts and Convention Center - Film Screening

When 22 year-old Rae, a descendant of Holocaust survivors, is targeted by Neo-Nazis
in Billings, Montana, her ancestors’ trauma becomes real. Inspired by true events, this
coming-of-age story shows the inherited effects of historical trauma and the strength of
survival and healing.

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7/9/2022
Fairfield Farmers Market - Saturdays at Howard Park

Fairfield Farmers Saturday Market is being held in Howard Park in Fairfield. We are open Saturdays from 8am - 1pm.

Features vegetables, fruits, fresh farm eggs, baked goods, wooden crafts, flowers, and more.


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7/9/2022
Craft and Vendor Show

Join us for the monthly Craft and Vendor Show at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center. Support local artists and vendors!

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7/10/2022
WRITE ON WRITERS @ FPL

 

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The Write on Writers Group meets on the second and fourth Sunday of the month from 1:30-3:00 PM in the library’s meeting room.  Bring a pen and paper and share what you’ve written in a friendly, open discussion.  No experience is necessary.  All skill levels and writing genres are welcome and there is no charge for the program. 

To register, call the library’s front desk at 641-472-6551 ext. 2. 


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7/11/2022
FPL Baby Storytime

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Join Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas every Monday morning at 10:15 AM for FPL Baby Storytime! 

Stories and activities will be selected for children age 4 and under but children of all ages are welcome to attend.

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7/11/2022
FPL Baby Storytime

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Join Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas every Monday morning at 10:15 AM for FPL Baby Storytime! 

Stories and activities will be selected for children age 4 and under but children of all ages are welcome to attend.

more info...
7/11/2022
New Craft Activity Kit @ FPL

Stop by the Youth Services Department every Monday to pick up a new craft activity kit. Kits will be available through the week as supplies last.

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the library.

For all other questions, contact Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas at 641-472-6551, Ext. 3.

This is event is part of the Read Beyond the Beaten Path Summer Reading Program and is supported in-part by financial contributions from Walmart, Alliant Energy, and Dollar General.


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7/11/2022
Board Game Time @ FPL

Join us every Monday for board games and free hangout time in the FPL meeting room. This is event is part of the Read beyond the Beaten Path 2022 Summer Reading Program and is supported in-part by the generous donations from Walmart, Alliant Energy, and Dollar General.   

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the library.

For all other questions, contact Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas at 641-472-6551, Ext. 3. 

This event is part of the Read Beyond the Beaten Path Summer Reading Program and is supported in-part by financial contributions from Walmart, Alliant Energy, and Dollar General.   


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7/12/2022
 -7/14/2022
Amateur Astronomers

Discover the stories of the sky, learn about the moon’s craters, chart the sun’s movement, and stay late at the park! This two-day camp with an additional late night will teach participants about our amazing solar system. Included in the $45 camp fee are snacks, a t-shirt, and supper during the late night. Camp will have limited participants.


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7/12/2022
Fairfield Community Band Concert

The summer band 2022 concert season by the Fairfield Municipal Band starts Tuesday, June 21. The band is excited to offer another summer of municipal band concerts to the city. “Fairfield is fortunate to have a number of fine musicians who like to make music together and provide the concerts for the summer season,” said director Jim Edgeton.

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7/12/2022
Summer Olympics: Archery (July 12)

Turn your child into a nature Olympian! Throughout the summer, we will offer four different activities for youth to try their hand at. This week’s activity is archery. The two hour session will allow youth to practice a particular nature skill then enter into the competition if they would like. Each activity will be duplicated and offered twice to allow for more participants however we ask youth to only sign up for each activity once. The summer Olympics program is for youth entering 3rd-7th grade. This program has a $5 registration fee and will have a limited number of participants.


more info...
7/13/2022
Market Storytime


Join Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas for stories, songs, and fingerplays during the Wednesday afternoon Farmer's Market. Stories will be selected for infants through children age 5 but all are welcome to attend.

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Library.

For all other questions, contact Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas at 641-472-6551, Ext. 3.


more info...
7/13/2022
Summer Olympics: Archery (July 13)

Turn your child into a nature Olympian! Throughout the summer, we will offer four different activities for youth to try their hand at. This week’s activity is archery. The two hour session will allow youth to practice a particular nature skill then enter into the competition if they would like. Each activity will be duplicated and offered twice to allow for more participants however we ask youth to only sign up for each activity once. The summer Olympics program is for youth entering 3rd-7th grade. This program has a $5 registration fee and will have a limited number of participants.


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7/13/2022
ImpactLife Blood Drive

ImpactLife provides lifesaving blood products to more than 125 hospitals in a four-state region. We’re headquartered in Davenport, Iowa, and have distribution hubs and donor centers in Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, and Wisconsin. In your area, ImpactLife is the exclusive provider to Jefferson County Health Center.

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7/13/2022
Fairfield Farmers Market - Wednesdays at Central Park

Fairfield Farmers Wednesday Market is being held in Central Park in downtown Fairfield. We are open Wednesday afternoons from 3pm-6pm

Features vegetables, fruits, fresh farm eggs, baked goods, wooden crafts, flowers, and more.


more info...
7/14/2022
Magician's Laboratory

ISU Extension and Outreach
We'll explore gravity, reactions, optical illusions, and the cool science behind magic! Registration required.

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7/14/2022
Summer Reading Program: Animal Tracks

Join the Fairfield Public Library and Jefferson County Conservation as they team up to identify animal tracks. Participants will listen to a nature-related story before hiking around the park to find animal tracks. Participants should wear mud boots and old clothes. This event is ideal for children ages 2-10 but all are welcome. This event is part of the “Reading Beyond the Beaten Path” Summer Reading Program.

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7/15/2022
Lego Playtime

Join us in the Youth Services Department for unstructured playtime every Friday. Each week, there will be a special Lego challenge for any chidlren wanting to particpate.  

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Library.

For all other questions, contact Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas at 641-472-6551, Ext. 3


more info...
7/15/2022
Free Kids' Movie

Every Friday at 1:00 PM, join us for a kids’ movie on the big screen in the meeting room. All selections are rated G or PG. Free popcorn will be provided. We request that children 7 years and younger be accompanied by an adult. 

Free Movie Screening Dates and Movie List

June 10th - Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002) G
June 17th - Dora And The Lost City Of Gold (2019) PG
June 24th - Pokemon: Detective Picachu (2019) PG
July 1st - Ramona and Beezus (2010) G
July 8th - Raya and the last Dragon (2021) PG
July 15th - How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019) PG
July 22nd - The Princess and the Frog (2009) G
July 29th - E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) PG



If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the library.

For all other questions, contact Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas at 641-472-6551, Ext. 3.

This is event is part of the Read Beyond the Beaten Path Summer Reading Program and is supported in-part by financial contributions from Walmart, Alliant Energy, and Dollar General.


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7/15/2022
African Drumming

Fonziba Koster will bring the sounds of West African drumming to Fairfield Public Library. Her presentation includes a 20-minute video about her studies in Africa, a demonstration and hands-on performance with 30 jenbe drums, and educational display about home life in West Africa.

Fonziba has been teaching and performing on West African jembe hand drums since 1995. She has presented her African Drumming & Culture programs to thousands of kids and adults in schools, libraries, museums, churches and retirement communities throughout Iowa, Illinois and Missouri.

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7/15/2022
Prime Rib Friday - Fairfield Elks Lodge #1192

The best prime rib in town at YOUR Fairfield Elks Lodge #1192 the 3rd Friday of every month.
See you there!

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7/16/2022
Fairfield Farmers Market - Saturdays at Howard Park

Fairfield Farmers Saturday Market is being held in Howard Park in Fairfield. We are open Saturdays from 8am - 1pm.

Features vegetables, fruits, fresh farm eggs, baked goods, wooden crafts, flowers, and more.


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7/16/2022
Des Moines River Paddle

Discover the stories of the river as we paddle from Austin Park to Keosauqua. Naturalist Pete Eyheralde will be leading the paddle while he shares his knowledge on a wealth of different subjects. The paddle is open to everyone, however children under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Paddle registration is limited to 20 boats. Jefferson County Conservation has several kayaks which participants may pre-register to borrow. To register, please visit our website at JeffersonCountyConservation.com.

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7/16/2022
2022 Classic 96 Live on the Square Concert Series

June 25th - Jonas Magram and Steve Hillis
July 16th - John Paul Burtch, Des Moines Singer Songwriter
July 30th - The Chickadees, 2 Person Southeast Iowa Band
                  Brittany Sword, American Indie Rock Singer Songwriter from Oskaloosa
August 20th - Dennis James and Lauryn Shapter with Society of Broken Souls, Folk Noir Songwriting
September 10th - Flash In a Pan, Iowa City Based Bluegrass/Folk Band

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7/18/2022
FPL Baby Storytime

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Join Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas every Monday morning at 10:15 AM for FPL Baby Storytime! 

Stories and activities will be selected for children age 4 and under but children of all ages are welcome to attend.

more info...
7/18/2022
New Craft Activity Kit @ FPL

Stop by the Youth Services Department every Monday to pick up a new craft activity kit. Kits will be available through the week as supplies last.

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the library.

For all other questions, contact Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas at 641-472-6551, Ext. 3.

This is event is part of the Read Beyond the Beaten Path Summer Reading Program and is supported in-part by financial contributions from Walmart, Alliant Energy, and Dollar General.


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7/18/2022
 -7/22/2022
Children's Theatre Camp

Evelyn Gamrath’s Summer Camp at the Sondheim Returns with Compass Creative Dramatics of Chicago and Cinderella Saves the World!

When the local superhero league announces it’s looking for new members, Cinderella is eager to try out so she can make the world a better place. The only problem is (unlike her lazy stepsisters) she wasn’t born with a superpower! But a group of friendly scientists have a few tricks up their sleeves, and with their assistance (plus the help of some curious kittens and a very mysterious group of elderly folk) Cinderella just might find a way to save the world!


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7/19/2022
 -7/22/2022
Best of the Best

If you like non-stop action and a whole lot of fun, this camp is for you! We have combined all the favorite activities into one camp which will include fishing, archery, spear throwing, kayaking, fire building, and an optional overnight campout. Included in the $50 camp fee are snacks, a t-shirt, and food during the overnight campout. Camp will be limited to twelve participants who are entering 5th-6th grade.


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7/19/2022
Fairfield Community Band Concert

The summer band 2022 concert season by the Fairfield Municipal Band starts Tuesday, June 21. The band is excited to offer another summer of municipal band concerts to the city. “Fairfield is fortunate to have a number of fine musicians who like to make music together and provide the concerts for the summer season,” said director Jim Edgeton.

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7/19/2022
Tinkering Workshop

Fairfield Public Library
Join us at Fairfield Public Library for a hands-on, unstructured exploration of how things work. Youth participants will have access to simple tools, small machines and electronic devices that will be taken apart and examined. Community members are welcome to donate low value, broken or old machines for the program in advance.

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7/20/2022
Fairfield Farmers Market - Wednesdays at Central Park

Fairfield Farmers Wednesday Market is being held in Central Park in downtown Fairfield. We are open Wednesday afternoons from 3pm-6pm

Features vegetables, fruits, fresh farm eggs, baked goods, wooden crafts, flowers, and more.


more info...
7/21/2022
Way Down Wanderers

Back after last year’s success, the 2022 FREE Summer Outdoor Concert Series returns this June! Catch awesome Midwest-based bands every other Thursday night at 7 pm all summer long. Gather your lawn chairs and all the people you like and come out to 200 N. Main Street to enjoy great music in great company!

The Way Down Wanderers sing like angels but write songs with guts that are unmistakably earthbound: a soon-to-be dad, excited but scared, fighting for self-growth; someone recovering from alcohol dependency, devoted to healing but with a confession to make—there are no fairytales here. And yet, the music begs an unapologetically Pollyanna question, like a big-hearted dare: Can a song help save you?


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7/21/2022
Agriculture Every Day

ISU Extension and Outreach
Agriculture Every Day is aimed at teaching youth in grades 4-12 about the importance of agriculture. Each short (20-30 min) stand-alone lesson is on a different agricultural science topic. These lessons are meant to be a sampling of different agricultural science topics. Registration required.

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7/21/2022
Business After Hours: Carnegie Historical Museum

Join us for Business After Hours on Thursday, July 21st, from 4pm to 7pm at Carnegie Historical Museum. Enjoy a free meal from the Pork Producers (pork sandwich, chips, cookie) and hard cider drinks from the Cider House as you tour the Carnegie Historical Museum to see what's new! The Museum has made many recent changes and updates and they would love to show you the improvements. Don't miss this great opportunity to tour Carnegie! Participate in a scavenger hunt during Business After Hours for your chance to enter a drawing for a gift basket. This Business After Hours event is sponsored by the Carnegie Museum Foundation with support from the Carnegie Museum Board of Directors.

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7/22/2022
Lego Playtime

Join us in the Youth Services Department for unstructured playtime every Friday. Each week, there will be a special Lego challenge for any chidlren wanting to particpate.  

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Library.

For all other questions, contact Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas at 641-472-6551, Ext. 3


more info...
7/22/2022
Free Kids' Movie

Every Friday at 1:00 PM, join us for a kids’ movie on the big screen in the meeting room. All selections are rated G or PG. Free popcorn will be provided. We request that children 7 years and younger be accompanied by an adult. 

Free Movie Screening Dates and Movie List

June 10th - Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002) G
June 17th - Dora And The Lost City Of Gold (2019) PG
June 24th - Pokemon: Detective Picachu (2019) PG
July 1st - Ramona and Beezus (2010) G
July 8th - Raya and the last Dragon (2021) PG
July 15th - How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019) PG
July 22nd - The Princess and the Frog (2009) G
July 29th - E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) PG



If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the library.

For all other questions, contact Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas at 641-472-6551, Ext. 3.

This is event is part of the Read Beyond the Beaten Path Summer Reading Program and is supported in-part by financial contributions from Walmart, Alliant Energy, and Dollar General.


more info...
7/23/2022
Fairfield Farmers Market - Saturdays at Howard Park

Fairfield Farmers Saturday Market is being held in Howard Park in Fairfield. We are open Saturdays from 8am - 1pm.

Features vegetables, fruits, fresh farm eggs, baked goods, wooden crafts, flowers, and more.


more info...
7/24/2022
WRITE ON WRITERS @ FPL

 

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The Write on Writers Group meets on the second and fourth Sunday of the month from 1:30-3:00 PM in the library’s meeting room.  Bring a pen and paper and share what you’ve written in a friendly, open discussion.  No experience is necessary.  All skill levels and writing genres are welcome and there is no charge for the program. 

To register, call the library’s front desk at 641-472-6551 ext. 2. 


more info...
7/25/2022
New Craft Activity Kit @ FPL

Stop by the Youth Services Department every Monday to pick up a new craft activity kit. Kits will be available through the week as supplies last.

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the library.

For all other questions, contact Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas at 641-472-6551, Ext. 3.

This is event is part of the Read Beyond the Beaten Path Summer Reading Program and is supported in-part by financial contributions from Walmart, Alliant Energy, and Dollar General.


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7/25/2022
Board Game Time @ FPL

Join us every Monday for board games and free hangout time in the FPL meeting room. This is event is part of the Read beyond the Beaten Path 2022 Summer Reading Program and is supported in-part by the generous donations from Walmart, Alliant Energy, and Dollar General.   

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the library.

For all other questions, contact Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas at 641-472-6551, Ext. 3. 

This event is part of the Read Beyond the Beaten Path Summer Reading Program and is supported in-part by financial contributions from Walmart, Alliant Energy, and Dollar General.   


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7/26/2022
Fairfield Community Band Concert

The summer band 2022 concert season by the Fairfield Municipal Band starts Tuesday, June 21. The band is excited to offer another summer of municipal band concerts to the city. “Fairfield is fortunate to have a number of fine musicians who like to make music together and provide the concerts for the summer season,” said director Jim Edgeton.

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7/27/2022
Fairfield Farmers Market - Wednesdays at Central Park

Fairfield Farmers Wednesday Market is being held in Central Park in downtown Fairfield. We are open Wednesday afternoons from 3pm-6pm

Features vegetables, fruits, fresh farm eggs, baked goods, wooden crafts, flowers, and more.


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7/27/2022
S'mores & a Scavenger Hunt

Camp Kyle Amphitheater in Jefferson County Park

Pre-registration requested

Kick off the ‘Old Fashion Fun’ weekend by some s’mores and a scavenger hunt at Jefferson County Park. We will meet at the Camp Kyle Amphitheater before sending groups out on the scavenger hunt. Pre-registration is requested for this free event. To register, please visit our website at JeffersonCountyConservation.com.

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7/28/2022
FPL Poetry Club

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Join librarian Alecs Mickunas for Poetry Club the last Thursday of every month (April 28th, 5-6 PM) at the library. Participants are encouraged to bring a poem they would like to read and discuss together. The poem you select may be one by a favorite poet or a poem you have written yourself. If you would like us to make copies of your chosen poem, please email the poem to circ@fairfield.lib.ia.us and we will bring them to the meeting for you!

This event is for all ages and is open to the general public. Poetry Club meets in-person in the meeting room (entrance just to the right after entering the main lobby doors).


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7/28/2022
Frontier Living

ISU Extension and Outreach
Experience the date in the life of a child living on the frontier with this interactive day camp. Registration required.

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7/28/2022
What's in the Wetland?

Ever wondered what is living in the wetland? Here is your chance to find out. Bring your mud boots and a sense of adventure for this family friendly program. Participants should meet at the Jefferson County Park Nature Center before we head out to the wetland.

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7/29/2022
Lego Playtime

Join us in the Youth Services Department for unstructured playtime every Friday. Each week, there will be a special Lego challenge for any chidlren wanting to particpate.  

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Library.

For all other questions, contact Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas at 641-472-6551, Ext. 3


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7/29/2022
Free Kids' Movie

Every Friday at 1:00 PM, join us for a kids’ movie on the big screen in the meeting room. All selections are rated G or PG. Free popcorn will be provided. We request that children 7 years and younger be accompanied by an adult. 

Free Movie Screening Dates and Movie List

June 10th - Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002) G
June 17th - Dora And The Lost City Of Gold (2019) PG
June 24th - Pokemon: Detective Picachu (2019) PG
July 1st - Ramona and Beezus (2010) G
July 8th - Raya and the last Dragon (2021) PG
July 15th - How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019) PG
July 22nd - The Princess and the Frog (2009) G
July 29th - E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) PG



If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the library.

For all other questions, contact Youth Services Librarian Alecs Mickunas at 641-472-6551, Ext. 3.

This is event is part of the Read Beyond the Beaten Path Summer Reading Program and is supported in-part by financial contributions from Walmart, Alliant Energy, and Dollar General.


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7/29/2022
Kids' Music Concert

Fairfield Public Library
Matt Baron, Chicago-based musician and educator, creates rock music to support learning of mathematics, English language, phonics and more! Matt has a MA in education and began creating educational music while working as an elementary school teacher. Future Hits’ music is interactive, high energy, and fun for people of all ages.    
 

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7/29/2022
Outdoor Adventure Night

Get the family outside and unplugged for a evening of outdoor adventure. Families will be able to move through different activities including kayaking, hiking, fishing, and archery. Pre-registration is requested for this free event.

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