Global Gathering Korea celebrates heritage, culture at Bettendorf Public Library

Throughout October, the Bettendorf Public Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive, will feature Global Gathering Korea, a series of programs and activities related to Korea and its people.

The two-month celebration of culture, heritage and tradition will include displays of objects and art, and new library materials available for checkout.

Featured programs include a Tae Kwon Do demonstration Saturday, Oct. 28.

The complete program guide for Global Gathering Korea, visit bit.ly/GlobalGatheringBrochure.

IONS-QC focuses on personality today

The Institute of Noetic Sciences Quad-Cities Community Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at the Bettendorf Public Library.

Meg Bolich and Alice Martin will present “Come Meet Some ‘People on the Street’” about the enneagram, a dynamic personality system that describes nine distinct and different patterns of thinking, feeling and acting.

For more information, email ionsqc@aol.com.

Bettendorf Public Library

For details about the following programs and more, please visit bettendorflibrary.com, email info@bettendorflibrary.com or call 563-344-4175.

Oct. 14: Bulgogi Cooking and Kimchi Tasting

Oct. 14: Mystery Book Discussion Group: The Investigation

Oct. 16: Creation Studio Drop-in: Korean Paper Fans

Oct. 18: Casual Coffee with All Iowa Reads Author Michelle Hoover

Oct. 18: Contemporary Books Discussion Group: Nothing to Envy

Oct. 18: Contemporary Books Discussion Group: The Vegetarian

Oct. 19: Trax from the Stax: K-Pop presented by Juno Lee

Oct. 21: Chess Club Exploration

Oct. 21: Lego Club

Oct. 23: Creation Studio Drop-in: Kinetic Yarn Rope

Oct. 24: World Affairs Council: Across the 38th and Back Again: Iowans in the Korean War

Oct. 27: Brown Bag Lunch Concert - Lewis Knudsen

Oct. 28: "Book Explorer's Junior: The Island of Dr. Libris"

Oct. 28: Tae Kwon Do Demonstration

Oct. 30: Community Connections: Korea Travelogue

Oct. 30: Creation Studio Drop-in: Korean Ddakji Game

Nov. 1: Medicare Q&A with SHIIP

Nov. 2: Reading Assistance Dogs

LeClaire Community Library

Upcoming events at the LeClaire Community Library:

All month: Food for Fines

Oct. 16: Seasonal Scenery with Burt Gearhart, 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 19: Teen Advisory Group, 4:30 p.m.

Oct. 19: Mad Mixture with the Grout Museum, 6 p.m.

Oct. 20, 21: Friends of the Library Semi-Annual Book Sale, 10 a.m.

Oct. 21: Pumpkin Palooza, 10:30 a.m.

Oct. 24: Junior Explorers: Fire Safety, 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 25: Adult Book Club: "A Great Reckoning" by Louise Penny, 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 27: Drop-In Tech Help, 2 p.m.

Oct. 28: DIY: Holiday Gift Glass Block, 11 a.m.

Nov. 1: Crafternoon, 3 p.m.

Nov. 2: Mini Makers, 10:30 a.m.

Nov. 2: Tinker Lab: Sphero Robots, 4:30 p.m.

Nov. 4: Card making with Donna Banta, 11 a.m.

Nov. 9: Mostly True Tales with Spinsby & Wales, 6:30 p.m.

Nov. 13: Mug Meals, 4:30 p.m.

Nov. 14: Biblioteens, 4:30 p.m.

Nov. 16: Teen Advisory Group, 4:30 p.m.

Nov. 18: Beginner's Knitting with Bambi Suits, 11 a.m.

Nov. 21: Junior Explorers: Farming, 6:30 p.m.

Nov. 22: Adult Book Club: "Faithful" by Alice Hoffman, 6:30 p.m.

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