| Church, university aim to provide tools for caregivers
August 18, 2016
Do you help take care of an adult with chronic conditions - either in person or from a distance? If so, you are not alone. More than 43.5 million family caregivers in America provide a vast array of emotional, financial, nursing, social, homemaking and other services on a daily or an intermittent basis.
Cole Corner: Film Movement travels with world seeking great flicks
by Cathy Boggs · August 18, 2016
Great movies are not just Hollywood blockbusters starring the actors you see on tabloids in the grocery store checkout line. Exciting movies are made all over the world.
Public invited to play festival, Penguin Balloons
August 18, 2016
Penguin Balloons, a 24-hour play festival, will present a public performance Saturday, Aug. 20, at 7 p.m. in Lisbon Heritage Hall (second floor of the library).
Homecoming Day set for Aug. 20-21 in Bertram
August 11, 2016
Bertram will host its annual Homecoming Day Saturday, Aug. 20, in Bertram City Park.
Tap into colors direct from Mother Nature with Cole class
by Greg Cotton · August 11, 2016
My backyard is starting to be littered with black walnuts from the big tree there. Those nuts are annoying and messy, but since I like to use natural dyes, this is an exciting time of year for me. Did you know those walnuts produce an incredible and durable natural brown dye?
Cole gets ready for start of school
by Grace Rowray · August 4, 2016
As the start of the new school year creeps closer, Cole Library programs gear up for a schedule change.
Cole Corner: Reading race is on til end of August
by Cathy Boggs · July 28, 2016
Can you believe that July is already ending? Summer vacation is going by quickly. Summer programs at Cole Library will continue until Aug. 18.
Class of 1956 reunites during Heritage Days
July 28, 2016
The Mount Vernon High School Class of 1956 held its 60th reunion during Heritage Days.
'Stunning' historical novel August book club selection
July 28, 2016
The Tuesday Morning Book Club at Cole Library will meet Aug. 16 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. in the third floor conference room.
Fia Lazuli Moore
July 21, 2016
Fia Lazuli Moore was born at 10:49 p.m. May 10, 2016, at St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids. She is the daughter of Kira and Chris Moore of Lisbon.
6-legged athletes go for the gold
by Cathy Boggs · July 14, 2016
The Iowa State University Bug Olympics are coming to Cole Library Monday, July 18, at 10 a.m.
Dive into the realm of comics at Cole
July 8, 2016
Hopefully by now you know that Cole Library has a ton of awesome comics and graphic novels in our Young Adult Non-Fiction section. If not, you're missing out on a gem of a collection!
Cole Corner: Flower arranging skills can blossom with new how-to booksWhen you're ready, Cole has large print
by Cathy Boggs · July 1, 2016
Recently I admitted to a friend that I am reading a lot of large print books these days.
Cole Corner: May the magician coming to Cole
June 23, 2016
Professional magician Jonathan May is coming to Cole Library Monday, June 27, at 4:30 p.m.
Cole Corner: Flower arranging skills can blossom with new how-to books
by Cathy Boggs · June 17, 2016
Now that June is here, gardens are blooming.