Calendar & Events

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

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Thankful for Books Reading Challenge

Clear Lake Public Library 200 N 4th Street, Clear Lake, IA

Are you Thankful for Books? Show your love by completing this fall reading program during the month of November.  Stop by the desk in the library to pick up your reading log, keep track as you work toward the challenge, and then bring it back to the library completed to earn a prize! No registration [...]

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Adult Coloring

Join us for an hour-long adult coloring session at 1:00pm at the library! All supplies are provided.

StoryWalk® Around the Block

In celebration of Christmas by the Lake, there will be a Christmas-themed story posted outside the library.  Start near the front door to find the first page, then follow the book around the block until you make it back to the library front door.  Make sure to note the special word highlighted on one of [...]

Our Neighbors, the Amish

Clear Lake Public Library 200 N 4th Street, Clear Lake, IA

Don and Dianne Kramer of Dyersville, Iowa, present the lifestyle of the Amish, a community that is close to home, but often unfamiliar to us. Don and Dianne are surrounded by three Amish communities, and it has been through their interactions with the Amish, along with extensive research, that they have been able to gather [...]

Book Chat: Best of 2021

No book will be handed out for December. Instead, Amnesty by Aravind Adiga will be handed out in November, and we will be discussing it in January 2022.  We want to give everyone enough time to read it, especially with the holidays. In December instead of discussing a single book, we will discuss our favorite [...]

Library Closing at 5pm

The Library will be closing at 5p.m. on Thursday, December 23rd. The Library will be closed Friday, December 24th and Saturday, December 25th in observance of Christmas.  The Library will reopen on Monday, December 27th at 10a.m.

LIBRARY CLOSED

The Library will be closed Friday, December 24th and Saturday, December 25th in observance of Christmas.  The Library will reopen on Monday, December 27th at 10a.m.

Movie Monday

Movie Monday at the library - the fourth Tuesday of each month. December's movie is Percy vs Goliath (drama): Percy Schmeiser, a third-generation farmer, is sued by a corporate giant for allegedly using their patented seeds. With little resources to fight the giant legal battle, Percy joins forces with up-and-coming attorney Jackson Weaver and environmental [...]

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Board of Trustees Meeting

The Board of Trustees of the Clear Lake Public Library is made up of seven (7) members appointed to respective six-year terms. The Board meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month, at 5:15 p.m., in the Meeting Room, at the Library, 200 N. 4th Street, Clear lake, Iowa.  All meetings of the Board of [...]

LIBRARY CLOSED

The Library will be closed Friday, December 31th and Saturday, January 1st in observance of New Year.  The Library will reopen on Monday, January 3rd at 10a.m.