Calendar & Events

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

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Book Chat: A Walk in the Woods

Monthly book discussion group. This month we will be discussing, A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson. Bill Bryson introduces us to the history and ecology of the Appalachian Trail. The Appalachian Trail stretches from Georgia to Main and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in America. A Walk in the Woods will [...]

Recurring

Story Time 10:30am

Come join the fun for young families at the library’s free weekly story time for children age five and younger, held from 10:30-11:00 a.m. These sessions are drop-in, no registration is required. Sign in when you arrive.  Two age groups meet during each story time:  Infants and toddlers up to age three enjoy stories, music [...]

Recurring

CANCELED Library Lego® Club

CANCELED ** In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, all library programming for March and April 2020 has been canceled. We will continue to monitor the situation and update the public on rescheduled events when we return to normal programming. ** The public library is hosting a free Lego® Club once-a-month for children in grades 1-5. [...]

Recurring

ATLAS 3:30 -5pm

At The Library After School (ATLAS) is an after-school program designed for elementary school students in 1st-5th grade.  The Monday program consists of free reading, exploring the library, crafts, and activities. The structure of the program will be three sessions this academic year, one in the fall (Sept. 23 – Oct. 28), one in the [...]

Friends of the Library Annual Meeting: Iowa’s Oakdale Sanatorium

Iowa's Oakdale Sanatorium - A Ray of Hope, presented by Betty Brandt Passick. Learn about the history of the Oakdale Tuberculosis Sanatorium in Oakdale, Iowa. Part of the Friends of the Library annual meeting. Short meeting starting at 6:10pm followed by presentation at 6:30pm.

Recurring

Story Time 10:30am

Come join the fun for young families at the library’s free weekly story time for children age five and younger, held from 10:30-11:00 a.m. These sessions are drop-in, no registration is required. Sign in when you arrive.  Two age groups meet during each story time:  Infants and toddlers up to age three enjoy stories, music [...]

Recurring

ATLAS 3:30 -5pm

At The Library After School (ATLAS) is an after-school program designed for elementary school students in 1st-5th grade.  The Monday program consists of free reading, exploring the library, crafts, and activities. The structure of the program will be three sessions this academic year, one in the fall (Sept. 23 – Oct. 28), one in the [...]

Recurring

Story Time 10:30am

Come join the fun for young families at the library’s free weekly story time for children age five and younger, held from 10:30-11:00 a.m. These sessions are drop-in, no registration is required. Sign in when you arrive.  Two age groups meet during each story time:  Infants and toddlers up to age three enjoy stories, music [...]

Paddle Pilgrim a Visit With Author David Ellingson

Paddle Pilgrim chronicles a month-long paddle adventure on the magnificent Sogne and Hardanger Fjords in Norway, where the author's ancestors emigrated from in the 1850's. Author, Ellingson has taught courses in spirituality, environmental ethics, human development, and youth ministry at Trinity Lutheran College in Everett, Wash. He is a Lutheran pastor, Master Gardener, former distance [...]