Flagship Romance at the South Sioux City Public Library

Flagship Romance will perform at the South Sioux City Public Library on Wednesday night February 24th at 6:30 p.m.

 Flagship Romance consists of newlywed singers and songwriters Shawn Fisher and Jordyn Jackson. To describe their sound, they have coined the term “Harmonic Alternative Folk.” Anchored by Fisher’s unique guitar playing, Flagship Romance compositions are centered around and feature the couple’s unclassifiable vocal blend.

Since the release of their debut EP, The Fudge Sessions, in January of 2013, Flagship Romance has toured the US multiple times, making stops at legendary venues such as The Bitter End in New York City and multiple performances at the historical Florida Theatre in Jacksonville, FL. The variety of acts that this duo has shared the stage with is a tribute to the universal accessibility of their compositions and live show. These names include Iris Dement, Claire Lynch, the Goo Goo Dolls, Jack’s Mannequin, and Mason Jennings. Flagship Romance has also been a part of some of 2013’s biggest festivals including SXSW, Mumford & Sons’ Gentlemen of the Road Stopover, and the Gamble Rogers Folk Festival.

 In today’s music market, where more and more avid listeners are clamoring for something honest and real, Flagship Romance plans to take that honesty, chemistry, and “real-ness” to new heights.

 A ten dollar suggested donation to help with the travel expenses of the band will be taken the night of the event.

 Cover to Cover Book Club will discuss the book The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin on Monday, February 22nd at 3:00 p.m.  The book takes a fictional look at the life of the wife of the famous flier Charles Lindbergh, Ann Murrow Lindbergh.

 Technology Classes:  We offer technology classes on Monday through Thursday of this week.

 On Monday we offer Tech Monday at 6:00 p.m. and Everything Google at 7:00 p.m.

 On Tuesday, February 23rd we have Tech Tuesday at 10:00 a.m., Microsoft Windows 1 at 11:00 a.m., Microsoft Windows 2 at 1:00 p.m., Smartphone Apps at 2:00 p.m., and E-book Reader class at 5:00 p.m.

 Wednesday we have Searching the Internet at 6:00 p.m. and Job and Career Accelerator at 7:00 p.m.

 Finally, on Thursday, February 24th we offer Excel 1, 2, and 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., E-book Reader is at 2:00 p.m., Using Reference Sources 3:00 p.m., and Internet Privacy at 4:00 p.m.

500 Years of Latinos in America:  As a part of this celebration we will introduce this new program entitled Your Stories on February 22nd at 6:30 p.m. In this program, we will begin recording immigrant stories of what brought you to the United States. This will be a continuing program of the South Sioux City Public Library.

Youth Activities: This month we have LEGO Build – Every Monday starting at 3:30 and ending at 5:00, we will have LEGO’s out in the youth area of the library for children to build with.  Come let imaginations fly!

 Family Movies – All movies are “PG-13” ratings or lower, for the whole family to enjoy!  Family movies are shown on Mondays at 6:00 p.m. and Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.

 Night of FUN – Night of FUN is a program to get families used to coming into the library and finding a

fun atmosphere. We explore books, crafts, games, and science.  This is on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

 Wow! You Made That? – Children in 3rd grade and older can come learn all about the outdoors and their surroundings – from wildlife to camping.  This class is held on Tuesday February 23rd at 4:00 p.m.

 Pat-A-Cake Pals – This is a time to introduce the library to our youngest customers, those under 2 years old.  We sing, read, and play on Thursday, February 25th at 10:00 a.m.

 After-School Program – This is a time for kids in grades 3rdthrough 5thto hang out at the library. We will have snacks crafts, hands-on learning, reading, and more!  This is on Thursday at 3:15 p.m.

 Toddler Time – A story time for children 2-3 years old and their caregivers. We enjoy books, crafting and a snack on Fridays at 10:00 a.m.

 Seed Starting Class:  Learn how to get seeds started before the planting season on Monday 22nd at 6:30 p.m.

 Have a great week and read good books.

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