The Clinton Public Library will host its September Showcase with fun for all ages today.
Features include a street fair at 10 a.m. with games and races, face painting, scarecrow contest and a bag toss at the library at 306 8th Ave. S., Clinton. Historians Gary Herrity and Mike Kearney will give library history tours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and KCLN-1390AM Radio will host a live remote from 10 a.m. to noon.
At noon, the library will dedicate its new front desk donated by the family of the late David O. Shaff. The desk, built by Tom McNeil, is a replica of the desk that previously greeted visitors to the library and includes features for readers with special needs.
The Clinton County Cattlemen will serve burgers, chips and pop for $2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Clinton County Dairy Producers and Dairy Princess will serve ice cream cones.
“Lillian Russell,” starring Alice Faye, Don Ameche and Henry Fonda, will be shown at 9:30 a.m., Charlie Chaplin’s “Modern Times” at 1:30 p.m. and Chaplin’s “The Gold Rush” at 3 p.m.
The afternoon will include musicians and pioneer demonstrations, storytimes, crafts, bingo, teen events and more.
The Clinton MTA will run a free shuttle bus from the city parking lots by City Hall and Central Fire Station.