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'Mysterious Creatures of the Midwest' Tuesday, March 28

Mysterious Creatures

Cresco Public Library sponsors the adult program 'Mysterious Creatures of the Midwest' Tuesday, March 28 at 7 p.m.

This program takes place at Cresco United Methodist Church basement (located across the parking lot from Cresco Public Library). Listen as researcher Chad Lewis talks about 'Mysterious Creatures of the Midwest'.

For over two decades, Chad Lewis had traveled the back roads of the strange and unusual. Chad has been featured on the Discovery Channel's 'A Haunting'. He is also the author of numerous books, including 'Iowa Road Guide to Haunted Locations' and 'Wisconsin Road Guide to Mysterious Creatures.'

Splat the Cat Appears in Person Monday, April 3 at 10 a.m.!

Splat the Cat

Calling all kids! Splat the Cat will appear in person at the Cresco Public Library Monday, April 3 at 10 a.m.! Join us for stories, splat, jokes & fun!


Howard-Winneshiek Genealogy Society is awarded grant; box made to preserve & display Beadle family Bible

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The Howard-Winneshiek Genealogy Society, with the help of  a City of Cresco Travel and Tourism grant, had a box made to preserve and display the Beadle family Bible. The Bible, on extended loan, was given to the Genealogy Society and the Cresco Public Library by Judge John McKay, great-great grandson of Augustus and Eliza Beadle, founder of Cresco, last summer during the town's Sesquicentennial celebration. The Bible, published in Philadelphia in 1815, contains the marriage records of Augustus' parents Daniel and Clara (Powers) Beadle and the birth records of Augustus and his brother John Henry. Pictured from left: Genealogy Society members Jan Strike, Jan Wearda, Don Wearda, Dave Matt, whose business Wildflower Art & Frame furnished the box, Cresco Public Library Director Carmen Buss, and Genealogy Society member Judy Strike.

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Upcoming Events
Adult Winter Reading Contest Jan 16, 2017 - Mar 31, 2017 — Cresco Public Library
Adult Program: Mysterious Creatures of the Midwest Mar 28, 2017 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM — Cresco United Methodist Church basement (across the parking lot from the library)
Splat the Cat Appears in Person @ CPL Apr 03, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM — Cresco Public Library Children's Department
Cedar Valley Friends of the Family presents informational program on human trafficking Apr 17, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM — Cresco Public Library Program Room
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