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Adel Library Annual Art Show January 9th

adel-public-library-art-showCourtesy of Adel Public Library:

The Adel Library’s Annual Art Show begins on Monday, January 9th and runs through Saturday January 21st.

This is a great opportunity to feature local artists and they’d love to share YOUR art with our community.

If you would like to have their art featured at the library, contact Paula at or 515-993-3512.

To kick-off the Art Show the Friends Foundation will be hosting their first ever Winter Gala on Monday, January 9th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.

Penoach Winery will be on hand for wine tasting, music, hors d’oeuvres, door prizes, and even a short awards ceremony to celebrate the Friends Foundation.

Join them as they celebrate their successes from 2016 and look ahead to another great year in 2017!

adel-libraryLibrary Hours:
Mon. and Fri. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tues. -Thurs. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sat. 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Adel Public Library
310 S 10th St.
Adel, Iowa  50003
Phone: (515) 993-3512

Adel Librarians Gift Wrapping December 12th – 22nd

Adel Public Library Foundation offers Holiday Gift WrappingCourtesy of the Adel Public Library

December can be a stressful time and the Friends of the Library are here to help.

Adel Library staff and Friends will be on hand to gift-wrap your Christmas presents for a free will donation while you look for something good to read.

Gift wrapping is available during normal library hours from Monday, December 12th – […] Continue Reading…

Critter Cindy at the Adel Public Library December 12th

Free Preschool and Toddler Story Time at the Adel Public LibraryCourtesy of Adel Public Library:

The Adel Public Library will have a special guest this December.

Critter Cindy from the Dallas County Conservation Board (DCCB).

She will host an exciting story time.

Monday, December 12th at 10:30 am.

These special story times with the DCCB are always […] Continue Reading…

Farmers Invited to ISU Extension Coffee December 19th

isu_ext_coffeeCourtesy of the Dallas Co Extension Office

ISU Extension in Dallas County is hosting an “Ag Coffee” on Mon., December 19 from 9:30-11 am at their office in Adel.

During this time Mark Johnson, an extension field agronomist, will give a brief overview of how to identify Palmer Amaranth—an invasive weed found in five counties […] Continue Reading…

Our December 2016 Newsletter Now Online


Phil Bazan – Adel’s United Brick and Tile Company

The Latest Issue of the Newsletter is now archived for viewing online.

We had the honor to talk with Phil Bazan of United Brick and Tile about the history of the plant and to take a tour.

Terry is back with memories of a Christmas tradition I remember fondly. But for the record, I would’ve never asked Santa for a leisure suit…

So grab a cup of coffee, there’s a lot to cover this month and we look forward to seeing you in Adel.

Get the Newsletter delivered to your email the first business day of each month. Click on the Newsletter button at the top of the site to register.

Many thanks to our supporters and sponsors who made this issue possible: […] Continue Reading…

Adel Parks & Recreation Winter Registrations Now Open

Adel Parks and Recreational Department's Adult Coed Indoor VolleyballAdel Partners Chamber of Commerce:

Registration is currently open for Adult Coed Indoor Volleyball and 1st and 2nd Grade Basketball.

Adult Volleyball league games are played on Sunday nights between 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm beginning January 8th, 2017.

Teams must have an equal # of men and women. League play is Sunday evenings for 7 weeks. […] Continue Reading…

Adel Good Samaritan Food Pantry Soon to Have New Home

Adel Good Samaritan Food PantryCourtesy of Adel Food Pantry:

The Good Samaritan Food Pantry in Adel will soon have a new home.

Due to the increased services offered at the food pantry, we have outgrown our current space at the United Methodist Church.

Over the past year, we have almost doubled our kid’s programs and continue to serve more families on a monthly basis. 

Each week, […] Continue Reading…

2016 Comprehensive Parks & Open Spaces Plan Dec 12th

adelparksrecplanCourtesy of City of Adel:

You’re invited to a  Public Meeting Monday December 12th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Adel Public Library Community Room.

The City of Adel is working with Snyder & Associates to develop a city-wide Comprehensive Parks and Open Spaces Plan. This is the second and final public meeting […] Continue Reading…

Season’s Eating From Adel Winterset TV & Appliance

biggreeneggholidayCourtesy of Adel Winterset TV & Appliance:

Do something different for the holiday’s this year.

Get a Big Green Egg from Adel & Winterset TV & Appliance and grill, roast, smoke or bake your holiday meal.

The Big Green Egg is an all in one cooking tool, made for wowing holiday guests.

It also makes for a perfect gift for the griller in […] Continue Reading…

ADM Academic Decathlon Bookfair December 10th

ADM Scholastic Book FairCourtesy of ADM Shcool District:

Know someone who has books on their Christmas list?

Come to Barnes and Noble, 4550 University Avenue, on December 10 to fill their wishes and help out ADM’s Academic Decathlon team.

Just mention ADM at checkout, and the team will get a portion of the sale at no extra […] Continue Reading…

Faith Lutheran – Christmas Services

Courtesy of Faith Lutheran Church:Christmas Adel Iowa

Join Faith Lutheran Church as they celebrate the coming of Christ this Christmas Season.

“And she will bring forth a Son, and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins.”

We look forward to seeing you this Christmas […] Continue Reading…

Santa’s Workshop – December 3rd, 10th, & 17th

SantasWorkshopCourtesy of Jackie Giles:

Need a break?

… or extra shopping time? 

…or time to wrap your gifts.

If so drop off your child off at Santa’s Workshop for holiday fun!

Located  at 1601 Rapids Street (Rapids Street Baptist Church location), your child will make […] Continue Reading…

Sumpter Pharmacy to Host a Quit Smoking Dinner Dec 6th

In Iowa, 80% of people who smoke say they want to quit.

Are you a smoker thinking about quitting?

Attend the FREE “Quit Smoking” dinner program on Tuesday, December 6th from 5:30 pm-7:00 pm at the Adel Public Library community room.

The American Lung Association and Sumpter Pharmacy are hosting this event for […] Continue Reading…

Adel Auto Parts has the Perfect Gifts for Road Warriors

NAPA-AdelAutoPartsCourtesy of Adel Auto Parts Corp.

Adel Auto Parts and NAPA have the perfect gifts for the road warriors we love.

Now through the end of the year, save big on EVERCRAFT 2-ton Floor Jacks, Slimline Crossover Tool Boxes, Heavy Duty Rubber Floor Mat sets, and more.

Kids and collectors agree, it just isn’t Christmas without […] Continue Reading…

Author Bill Beaman at Adel Quilting December 2nd & 3rd

Author Bill Beaman Book Signing in Adel, IowaCourtesy of Adel Quilting and Dry Goods

Adel Quilting & Dry Goods will host an Open House Dec 2nd and 3rd.

Serving Merlot Meatballs and Iowa author Bill Beaman will be in the shop that eve for a book signing of his brand new book,

The first public unveiling and the 4th in his sequel of murder mysteries set in Iowa. […] Continue Reading…