Welcome to the Keokuk, IA Branch of AAUW!

AAUW Book Sale – New Location

October 11, 12 & 13, 2019

Keokuk, Iowa

The annual book sale sponsored by the American Association of University Women will be held at the Keokuk Community School District Central Administration Offices at 500 N. 20th St., Keokuk (Behind the Middle School).

  • Friday, October 11 hours are: Noon – 7 p.m. Hardcover books will sell for $2 and Softcover books for $1. No admission charge.
  • Saturday, October 12 hours are: 10:00 am – 3:00 p.m.  Book prices are reduced. Hardcover books will sell for $1 and Softcover books for 50 cents.
  • Sunday, October 13 hours are 11:30 am – 2:00 p.m. (On Sunday books are sold for $2/bag.)

This is a terrific opportunity to purchase collectible books and reading material at a bargain price!  All profits are used for educational fellowships and a scholarship for Southeastern Community College.

Books are donated by area residents and sold by AAUW at a very low price.

For more information contact Sandy Seabold at 319-524-1221

NOTE: If you have books to contribute to the sale, please drop them off at the Administration Building on the following Saturdays: September 21, September 28 & October 5 between 9:00 am and noon.

We do not accept encyclopedias, text books or magazines.

2019-2020  Scheduled Keokuk Branch AAUW meetings

We meet on the first Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM September -April. We have our end of the year brunch on a Saturday in May.  Most meetings are held in the lower level of the Keokuk Public Library (Keokuk Art Center) at 210 N. 5th St in Keokuk, Iowa.  All guests are welcome to attend. Program content will be posted when known.


2019 Meetings

January- No meeting

February 5, 2019
location – Bethel Church  Morgan St. Keokuk
Dinner and program

Dinner – 6 PM followed by program
Keokuk resident Nora Vera-Godwin will present on the AFSC (American Friends Service Committee). Nora is a national board member of this social justice organization.

March 5, 2019
location – Torrence School Auditorium
1721 Fulton St    Keokuk
7 PM -“Wonder Women” program                                                          The public is invited to this celebration of Women in History month where we will present short films and readings honoring many women who have greatly impacted history. Join us for an entertaining evening. Light refreshments will be served.

April 9, 2019  (notice meeting change date)                                       

location – Southeastern Community College cafeteria                                     

 335 Messenger Road                                                                                   


We will hold a N.U.D.G.E. (No Use Denying Gender Equity) party in conjunction with our regular April meeting.                                       

What is a NUDGE Party and what is its purpose?                                 

NUDGE is an informal, bipartisan gathering of women and men of any number and any age whose purpose is to raise awareness of the importance of politics in their lives; to encourage them to support women candidates, work in a woman’s campaign, or run for office themselves.                                                                                               Come join us as we discuss the importance of electing women, look at possible local candidates and discuss how to improve gender equity in our elected officials.

May4th  (Saturday) – Annual end of the year brunch – Held at Catherine Worden’s home. Program – Barb Edler and  math/science award winning high school students

2018 Scheduled Meetings
 January 2018 – no meeting,
February 2018 – Chicken Dinner at New Bethel Church program -Buxton Iowa’s integrated community,
March 2018 –  Women in History Month,
April 2018 – Deeper in Debt  – AAUW Program about student loan debt.
November 13, 2018 –                                                                                         location – Mississippi River Dam Museum – Main Street, Keokuk       Program – Health Care Today in Keokuk –                                                         Donza Wordan    Unity Point Hospital Keokuk Iowa
December 4, 2018 – Keokuk Public Library – Lower Level                                               Book discussion meeting                                                                                 
Members bring reading suggestions from books they have read during  the year
January 2019 – No meeting
2018-2019 Keokuk Branch Officers
• CO-Presidents – Dev Kiedaisch and Catherine Worden
• Vice President Programs – Dianne Stanley
• Vice President Membership – Gail Clark
• Secretary – Bonnie Peevler
• Treasurer – Louise Orozco
• Fundraising/Book Fair – Sandy Seabold
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