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Rippey Iowa Community Notes!!

Announcements of interest in and around the Rippey Community.

The meeting minutes, policies and city ordinance concerning the Rippey Public Library are located under the About Our Library  tab.  The Rippey Public Library Board of Trustees governs under the guidelines in the Iowa Trustee's Handbook located at   Mandy Easter is the Law Librarian, Iowa Library Services Law Library.  The Rippey Public Library is in the Central Iowa District.  Maryann Mori is the District Consultant and Doreen Buls is the Library Resource Technician  These resources are available to help libraries with any questions that may need to be explained. Training for librarians and trustees are held for the libraries in their district.  In Greene County, all six libraries are well represented when the training sessions are scheduled.  The libraries take turns hosting these events. 


Book Club started September 1st, but you can still join!  Our first book is Mudbound by Hillary Jordan.  Please message the library on Facebook, send an email or call and let us know you would like to be part of RPL Book Club so we can get a book in your hands.  We will be meeting at 9 am on October 7th to discuss the book and have pastries and coffee.

Join us for our 2nd attempt at a Movie in the Grass - Friday night, September 30th at 8:15.  Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and family friendly drinks.  If weather does not permit the movie to be shown outside, we will move it inside the building.

Movie in the Grass Sept 2016

I am so SUPER EXCITED to announce we will be having a Fall Festival and Cartober Fest 2016 on October 29th from 2-5 pm with the Disney movie Hocus Pocus showing inside at 5:15 pm.

There will be a car show (all cars, trucks, tractors & motorcycles are welcome!), games, prizes, horseshoe & bean bag tournaments, live bands, crafts for the kids, caramel apples, BBQ cook-off, soup & chili cook off, bake sale, vendor tables and much more!

Information and the Registration/T-shirt Order Forms can be picked up at the Library or Sparky's in Rippey or downloaded from our Facebook Event page at   All T-shirt orders and early registration forms are due by October 3rd.

CartoberFest & Festival

Rippey United Methodist Church

PO Box 286, 103 West Main St. Rippey, IA 50235
Pastor Paul Burrow
Pastor Rosa Soto
Phone: 436-7731
Adult and Children’s Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.
Worship Service is at 11:00 a m.
THUG Youth Group 6 p. m.
Every Tuesday: Quilters 9:00 - Coffee and fellowship 10:00
August 31:  Adult Choir Practice at 7:00 p. m.
September 1:  Ladies Aid at 2:00 p. m.

September 1: Lions Club Meeting at 7:00.  Tonight is a " "bring your own meat" cook-out!

Looking ahead
September 10:  Work Day for ice cream social 8:00 a. m
September 11:  10:00 a.m. Special Unified Service @ Perry First UMC with Pastor Lee Schott from Women at the Well preaching.
September 11:  Ice Cream Social 4-7




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