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Wee Legos at the Adel Library September 25th

Lego Building Contest - Adel IowaCourtesy of the Adel Public Library

Join the Adel Public Library for Wee Legos September 25th, 10:00 a.m.

Come and let your imagination run wild as you design and build great things.

No sign-up required and children may use the library’s Legos or bring their own.

All creations must be built on sight.


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

2017 Dallas County Library Association – October Author

Courtesy of the Adel Public LibraryA-Wrestling-Life-2-Dan-Gable

The second part of the Dallas County Library Association two county-wide READ programs to be held in October is Donald Harstad’s November Rain is Dan Gable’s A Wrestling Life 2 is the nonfiction selection.

Mr. Gable is a retired American Olympic wrestler and head coach.

He is best […] Continue Reading…

Family Fun Night September 23rd at Faith Lutheran Church

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Faith Lutheran Church is hosting a Family Fun Night, Saturday, September 23rd at 602 S 14th St. Adel.

5:30 pm – 6:50 pm they’ll have Inflatables, Games, Face Painting, Holly Smokers and Food Vendors.

Then join them for a Movie on the Lawn at […] Continue Reading…

ISU Ext. Job Postings – Family Finance and Nutrition & Wellness

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is seeking qualified candidates to fill two Human Sciences Specialist positions that will promote Extension engagement and education with individuals, families and communities.

The Family Finance position will serve in Polk, Dallas, Warren, and Madison counties. The […] Continue Reading…

NAPA September Savings Drive at Adel Auto Parts!

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Say hello to fall during the NAPA Savings Drive this September at Adel Auto Parts and Perry Auto Parts!

Its time to winterize your summer toys and this month, NAPA has a great deal on Sea Foam Motor Treatment and Deep Creep Penetrating Lubricant.

Just $7.99 each, perfect for boats, lawn mowers, […] Continue Reading…

Save Money & Eat Healthy – Spend Smart Eat Smart – Sept 21

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Are you spending more and more on food and ending up with less and less?

Does the thought of meal planning make your head spin?

Do leftovers become mold-covered “science projects” cluttering your refrigerator?

Come to a “Spend Smart, Eat Smart” program at 5 pm to 6:30 pm Thursday, Sept. 21, at […] Continue Reading…

2017 Dallas County Library Association – September Author

Courtesy of the Adel Public LibraryNovember-Rain

The first part of the Dallas County Library Association two county-wide READ program to be held this September is Donald Harstad’s November Rain is the fiction selection.

Mr. Harstad is an Iowa author and former police officer specializing in crime fiction and police procedurals.

He had a […] Continue Reading…

Adel Library Wee Children’s Activities Start September 11th

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Each week the Adel Public Library will have weekly programs for toddlers and preschoolers:

Wee Sing every Monday and Thursday

Wee Read every Tuesday and Wednesday.

Fall programs begin on Monday, September 11th and each of these programs meet in the story time room at […] Continue Reading…

John’s Baby Steps 5K/1Mile – October 7th

Joh's Baby Steps 5K - Adel IowaCourtesy of John D. Gomke Charity Inc.:

The 8th Annual John’s Baby Steps 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk on Saturday, October 7th at Kinnick-Feller Park in Adel.

The money we raise goes to help with child loss prevention.

John’s Charity donates Defribrillators (AEDs) to area schools and helps families with keepsakes after the unimaginable loss of a child […] Continue Reading…

2017 Adel Sweet Corn Festival Thank You

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The Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all of the amazing volunteers who helped make the 38th Annual Adel Sweet Corn Festival a successful event.

It takes hundreds of volunteers to organize and host the Sweet Corn Festival, and every contribution is essential to the success of […] Continue Reading…

EW Nutrition Breaks Ground in Adel

EW-Nutrition - Adel IowaAdel Partners Chamber of Commerce:

With the official ground breaking ceremony for a new production plant EW Nutrition USA continues its successful development from the previous years.

On Wednesday August 23, 2017 the construction phase for the new manufacturing facility was launched in Adel, Iowa.

Numerous guest […] Continue Reading…

2017 “Anything Goes” Basket Silent Auction Now Open

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This September, Friends of the Adel Public Library Foundation will have their second annual Anything Goes Basket Silent Auction.

Starting the week of Labor Day, we will be collecting baskets at the library and the silent auction will then run September 11th through September 29th at 5:00 pm. The money […] Continue Reading…

2 Dallas County-Wide READ Programs

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The Dallas County Library Association will once again present a county-wide READ program with a twist this year.

Two county-wide READ programs are planned – one will be a fiction book in September followed by a nonfiction book in October.

As always, […] Continue Reading…

2017 Mid Mod Madness – October 7th

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Join Modville for Mid Mod Madness, Saturday, October 7th!

Join Modville and other Central Iowa Vintage/Retro Shops for a fun filled groovy day that includes a shop hop, home tour and after party drinks and band at Hello Marjorie downtown Des Moines!

This is a […] Continue Reading…

Preschool Tuition Scholarships Available for 2017-2018

Courtesy of the Dallas Co Extension Office4R Kids

Preschool Tuition Scholarships Available for 2017-2018 School Year – 4Rkids Early Childhood Iowa funding guidelines have been updated.

Two-thousand days. This is the amount of time between a child’s entrance into the world and his or her first day of kindergarten.

The first […] Continue Reading…