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Cole Corner: Author will travel quilt trail in Aug. 29 talk
by Cathy Boggs · August 17, 2017
While traveling in Iowa and other states, have you seen barn quilts painted on the sides of barns and wondered, what is behind this beautiful art form? If so, then join us Tuesday, Aug. 29, at 7 p.m. in Room 108 when author Suzi Parron will share the history of this movement.

Happel, Hopkins are engaged
August 17, 2017
Mackenzie Happel of Lisbon and Cole Hopkins of Ames are engaged.

Ingrid Mae Virlee
August 17, 2017
Ingrid Mae Virlee was welcomed into the world by her parents, Drew and Renee (Jennings) Virlee, of Mount Vernon, at 1:16 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. Ingrid was born at St. Luke's hospital, Cedar Rapids, and weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

Charles Bradley Eichhorn
August 10, 2017
Brad and Katie (Pitlik) Eichhorn announce the early arrival of their son, Charles Bradley Eichhorn. Charlie surprised the family with his early arrival at 3:22 a.m. Jan. 9, 2017. Charlie was born three months early, weighing 3.3 pounds and was 16 inches long. Charlie was able to settle in at home March 17 after 67 days in the NICU.

Cole Corner: Tuesday Yarn Squad welcomes all kinds of fiber enthusiasts
August 10, 2017
After seven years, we have knit hundreds of skeins of yarn, had 364 conversations about knitting, crocheting and patterns, and shared the triumph of finished items and the agony of ripping out a mistake - again.

Cole Corner: When reading isn't enough, join a book discussion group
by Cathy Boggs · August 3, 2017
Sometimes reading a book just isn't enough.

Redmond, Tatara plan to wed
August 3, 2017
Tasha Redmond and Daniel Tatara have announced their engagement. Tasha is a 2010 graduate of Mount Vernon High School and a 2014 graduate of Clarke University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in communications with minors in business and Spanish. She works for Kinseth Hospitality Companies as a sales manager for the new Hilton Garden Inn in Iowa City.

Chill out with Cole's collection of flicks
July 27, 2017
Are you trying to beat the heat on these sweltering days? Coming to the library is always a good place to be cool.

Clara Schonhorst
July 27, 2017
Chris Schonhorst and Tiffany Yeisley of Cedar Rapids announce the birth of their daughter, Clara. She was born Friday, March 31, 2017, weighing 6 pounds, 15 ounces and measuring 19 1/2 inches long. Clara was welcomed home by big sisters Skylar and DonnaLee.

Cole Corner: Load up at library before hitting the road
by Cathy Boggs · July 20, 2017
We are now in prime vacation time. Are you taking a trip this summer?

Cole Corner: Cole plans wild time for July 20 program
by Cathy Boggs · July 13, 2017
Have you ever heard the term "What a zoo!"?

Cole Corner: Delve into American history from before nation founded to today
by Grace Rowray · July 6, 2017
With Fourth of July celebrations this week, what better way to commemorate our nation's independence than by reading a book about its history? Stop by Cole Library's first floor and peruse our American History display.

Cole Corner: Travel to Irish village courtesy of musician
by Cathy Boggs · June 29, 2017
Fingerstyle guitarist performing free concert in Lisbon's Heritage Hall

Cole Corner: Meet librarians at the Linn County Fair
by Cathy Boggs · June 22, 2017
The Linn County Fair is June 28-July 3. This year, there will be something new at the fair - Linn County librarians.

Cole Corner: Let's work together to raise monarchs
by Cathy Boggs · June 15, 2017
Butterflies are one of the wonderful things about summer.
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