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Archive

July 18th, 2011

Library birthday bash kicks off with breakfast Aug. 14

SOLON– To celebrate the Solon Public Library’s 10th anniversary, the public is invited to attend a Kickoff Breakfast on Sunday, Aug. 14, from 8-11 a.m. at the Solon Public Library. A cinnamon roll, coffee, milk and juice will be served free of charge.
This event is sponsored by the GFWC/Iowa Solon Women’s Club. Tours of the library will be available on request.
Numerous other activities are planned for the week of August 14-21 in celebration of this 10th anniversary. Pick up a complete listing of the events at the Solon Public Library.

Meal and a Movie moved to July 25

SOLON– The Friday card playing event at Old Gold Dining has become a very popular activity and as a result, Solon Senior Advocates is rescheduling the meal and a movie project to the last Monday of each month, beginning July 25. The featured July movie will be the popular film “Up,” starring Ed Asner as the voice-over in a delightful and incredible animated journey.
For more information, call 624-2710 or sign up at Old Gold Dining.

County P&Z passes wind energy laws

IOWA CITY- Johnson County’s planning and zoning commissioners have put their faith in wind energy and unanimously passed an ordinance that was partly credited to PNE Wind Energy Greenfield Developer Keith Kurtz.
At a meeting last Monday, the Johnson County Planning and Zoning (P&Z) Commission considered newly developed regulations for wind energy facilities, a response to a proposed PNE wind farm east and south of Solon.

Macbride needs votes as America’s park

SOLON– Lake Macbride State Park is in the middle of a nationwide hunt for online votes to call itself America’s Favorite Park. The park, west of Solon, has already picked up a $10,000 grant from Coca-Cola, being named a contender for the 2011 title in Coke’s America Is Your Park program.

Summer reading logs due Saturday

Saturday, July 23, is the last day of the Summer Reading Program at the Solon Library. All reading logs and T-shirt sheets must be turned in to enter the prize drawings.

Adult computer class

There are still five spaces open in the adult computer class starting August 8. It will be a six-week class, held Monday and Thursday afternoons from 1-2 p.m. Another class will be starting O

Books For Troops box update

The Iowa National Guard Troops, who were the recipients of our Books For Troops boxes while deployed in Afghanistan, are returning home. Some are already home and more are arriving each day. There are still plenty of troops deployed. “I am in the process of locating a source for supplying additional troop addresses,” said troop box coordinator Margo Redlinger. “If you have the address of a deployed soldier that you would like to receive one of our boxes, please get their address to me.” Thank you for the donations of poker chips and magazines that were received last week.

Sign up for e-newsletters

The Friends of the Solon Library are now sponsoring three newsletters available to anyone on the Internet simply by signing up. The General Events newsletter will keep you informed of events like the used book sales and holiday sales. The Library Article newsletter will send you an email copy of the weekly column in this paper.  And our new DVD newsletter gives you the weekly Film Clips plus additional movie features, what DVDs are on order and other features of interest to film fans.   To sign up, simply send an email to SolonLibrFriends@aol.com  and specify which newsletter(s) you’d like to

Movie Clips

Recently added to the library’s DVD collection:

The Lincoln Lawyer (2011, R) An exciting legal thriller based on the best-selling novel by Michael Connelly.  The film stars Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei and Ryan Phillippe.
Insidious (2010, PG13) Horror fans will want to check out this story about a  family who looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further.

Old Gold Menu


Wed., Jul 20:

Salmon loaf, dill potatoes, green beans, sunshine salad, oatmeal creme cookie.

Thu., Jul 21:

Salisbury steak with gravy, mashed potatoes, broccoli with cheese sauce, pears, chocolate pudding. BINGO.

Fri, Jul 22:

ground beef w/gravy & biscuit, mashed potatoes, lima beans, citrus gelatin salad. CARDS.

Mon., Jul 25:

Swedish meatballs with egg noodles, Scandinavian veggies, orange apricot salad.

Tue., Jul 26: