Calendar & Events

Discover all the events the Clear Lake Public Library offers for the community and its members.

For information and access to Virtual Events, check out our Facebook page!

Don’t have Facebook? Check out our YouTube channel for some library videos!

Christmas by the Lake

In celebration of Christmas by the Lake, the library will have Grab & Go bags available for children, teens, and adults. Children's bags will be Christmas themed and include a book, activities, and crafts. Teen/Adult bags are themed Cocoa & Crafts and will include hot cocoa mix, crafts, and quizzes. Library Grab & Go hours [...]

Bricks & Books 2-3pm

Have a LEGO® lover in your family? Joins us for Bricks & Books on Thursday, Dec. 31st from 2-3pm. You build a creation at home with your own bricks, while a librarian reads a Lego®-themed book and introduces you to new books at the library. Then, get a chance to share your creation with the [...]

Winter Wonderland: Cupcake Creations

Do you like to cook or bake?  Want to share the fun with the kids in your life? Our librarian brings cookbooks and cupcakes to life, showing you how to make amazing creations as well. Watch for it to be posted on our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/ClearLakePublicLibraryIA or our YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMnZ-SQxhFRVCdQzpBiN9Wg/videos! Don't forget to join [...]

Chalk Our Walk

Kick off Summer Reading 2021 "Reading Colors Your World" by helping us Color Our World outside the library. Design a sidewalk square with your favorite book quote, motivational message, or fun drawing. Librarians will provide the chalk, you provide the creativity! Groups will be asked to remain socially distant and/or wear masks. In the event [...]

Chalk Our Walk

Kick off Summer Reading 2021 "Reading Colors Your World" by helping us Color Our World outside the library. Design a sidewalk square with your favorite book quote, motivational message, or fun drawing. Librarians will provide the chalk, you provide the creativity! Groups will be asked to remain socially distant and/or wear masks. In the event [...]

Chalk Our Walk

Kick off Summer Reading 2021 "Reading Colors Your World" by helping us Color Our World outside the library. Design a sidewalk square with your favorite book quote, motivational message, or fun drawing. Librarians will provide the chalk, you provide the creativity! Groups will be asked to remain socially distant and/or wear masks. In the event [...]

Chalk Our Walk

Kick off Summer Reading 2021 "Reading Colors Your World" by helping us Color Our World outside the library. Design a sidewalk square with your favorite book quote, motivational message, or fun drawing. Librarians will provide the chalk, you provide the creativity! Groups will be asked to remain socially distant and/or wear masks. In the event [...]

Silent Book Club

Central Gardens of North Iowa 800 2nd Ave N, Clear Lake

Thursdays, June 10 – July 15 @ 12-1 p.m. at Central Gardens of North Iowa Give yourself permission to slow down and spend some time reading outdoors at the Gardens.  Bring the book you’re currently reading, one you’ve been meaning to start, or grab one from the selection of titles the librarians will have on [...]

Silent Book Club

Central Gardens of North Iowa 800 2nd Ave N, Clear Lake

Thursdays, June 10 – July 15 @ 12-1 p.m. at Central Gardens of North Iowa Give yourself permission to slow down and spend some time reading outdoors at the Gardens.  Bring the book you’re currently reading, one you’ve been meaning to start, or grab one from the selection of titles the librarians will have on [...]

Color Your World with Seed Balls

Pine Tree Park - South Shore Drive 43.115615906999466, -93.38918010828074, Clear Lake

Wednesday, June 23rd @ 11 a.m. at Pine Tree Park All ages are invited to join us right after Story Time (which starts at 10:30 a.m.) for a fun gardening program to “Color Your World,” hosted by Lime Creek Nature Center.  Seed balls are small bundles of seeds, clay, and soil/compost, rolled together and dried.  [...]