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Diane Day began her reading program for ages zero to 5 on Wednesday at the New Hampton Public Library, with a deceptively tough question.“Does anyone know what season it is?”“Winter!” a child blurted. One would think so from the cold weather and snowbanks, but no.“There are four seasons of the year...
Morris Landscaping and the New Hampton Public Library came together to put on a indoor plant potting class for the public last Tuesday morning.Morris Landscaping owner Nancy Morris brought all supplies including small cups, saucers, dirt, water, plants and moss with her to the library to...
Judy Knoll celebrated her 30th anniversary with the New Hampton Public Library with cake, coffee and reliving memories of the many years she has had with the buildings.Knoll said the open position just seemed to drop in her lap when she needed a job.“I wanted to be a teacher but never finished that...
Author David Thoreson visited the New Hampton Public Library last Thursday night to speak about the book that features many of his photos and journal entries from sea, Over the Horizon! Exploring the Edges of a Changing Planet.Thoreson is from Algona where he grew up and went to school  but he...
The many libraries in the county take care of the residents through books, movies and programs as well as technology.To do so, however, they rely on the funding they can find and had their yearly meeting with the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors on Monday to request a 6 percent increase in the...
Happy New Year from the New Hampton Public Library! This year as you resolve to gain something (or lose something) or eat more of something (or less of another), be sure to come to see us at the library.We can help you on your journey--whatever it is. We have books on learning new languages, travel...
 New Hampton Public Library Librarian Judy Knoll held a soap making class Tuesday night for the community as a great new skill to learn and a way to pass on her hobby.“One day I was looking on the internet for an alternative to laundry soap because I hate buying it and one thing led to another,”...
Associate Professor of Education at Simpson College in Indianola, Chad W. Timm and author of Working with the Enemy: German, Italian, and Japanese prisoners of war in Iowa during the Second World War, visited the New Hampton Public Library last week to give an engaging talk about Prisoner of War...
Carrie Becker was asked what she was most looking forward to with her new position as the director of the New Hampton Public Library?She thought for a moment and laughed.“I can’t wait to have a discussion on an adult book,” she said. “I’m not saying I don’t love children’s literature, but to dive...

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