May 2020

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CANCELLED First Friday - Seeds for Change
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
 
CANCELLED Sew, you need a machine....

CANCELLED Sew, you need a machine....

Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, May 2 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Overflowing mending pile? Beginner sewing skills? Sewing
machines will be set up in Haute Create for you to mend,
repair, or alter your clean items. Staff will be available for
questions or to teach you how to use a sewing machine.


10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
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CANCELLED Maker Hour

CANCELLED Maker Hour

West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Monday, May 4 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Ages 8 and up: May the Fourth be with you! Use materials and instructions from the Maker Cart to create the droids you are looking for. Or take elements from the cart and design your own project.

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
 
CANCELLED Guitar Club

CANCELLED Guitar Club

West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Wednesday, May 6 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Ages 12-19: Learn to play the guitar and
to better understand basic music concepts
like melody, rhythm, and chords. No music
experience is required, but space is limited.

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
 
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CANCELLED Explore Beyond the Classroom

CANCELLED Explore Beyond the Classroom

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, May 12 10:00 am to 11:00 am

All Ages: Explore and create while learning about science,
art, history, and other subjects. Free-play will also be
available for younger children.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
CANCELLED Teen Advisory Board

CANCELLED Teen Advisory Board

Main Library
Conference Room
Wednesday, May 13 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Ages 12-19: Plan exciting events like Fandom Prom and
escape rooms with the Teen Advisory Board (TAB). Interact
with other passionate volunteers to implement popular
trends, create incredible programs, and be a positive role
model. TAB meets monthly and welcomes all newcomers.

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Conference Room
 
 
CANCELLED Guitar Club

CANCELLED Guitar Club

West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Wednesday, May 13 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Ages 12-19: Learn to play the guitar and
to better understand basic music concepts
like melody, rhythm, and chords. No music
experience is required, but space is limited.

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
 
CANCELLED Fandom Prom

CANCELLED Fandom Prom

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
Friday, May 15 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Ages 12-19: Are you a Jedi or a demogorgon hunter?
Break out your best fandom-inspired costume and
celebrate as your favorite character at the 5th Annual
Fandom Prom. Dance the night away with your friends and
DJ Danny Wayne or hit up the game room for tabletop
and card gaming. Cosplay is encouraged, but please leave
your realistic weapons at home. Prizes will be awarded
for Scariest, Funniest, Best Duo/Group, and Best
Individual Costumes. Pick up begins promptly at 8:00 p.m.
Please register all participants separately.

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
 
 
 
 
CANCELLED Read to Rover

CANCELLED Read to Rover

Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, May 16 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

All Ages: Therapy dogs from Love on a Leash will provide a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere in which kids of any reading level can practice their reading skills. Bring your favorite reading material or choose from books and magazines that will be provided by the Library. To reserve a time slot at the Main Library, call 812.232.1113, ext 4242.

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room, Youth Services Program Room
 
 
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CANCELLED Guitar Club

CANCELLED Guitar Club

West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Wednesday, May 20 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Ages 12-19: Learn to play the guitar and
to better understand basic music concepts
like melody, rhythm, and chords. No music
experience is required, but space is limited.

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
CANCELLED Intro to Podcasting

CANCELLED Intro to Podcasting

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, May 22 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Ages 9-19: Step up to the microphone and
get started with basic podcast equipment.
Learn how to use the equipment properly,
improvise a short segment with a friend,
and record with Audacity®. Those who
complete this class may reserve the
podcasting equipment at the Youth
Services desk to use on their own. No
experience is necessary.

3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
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CANCELLED Through Another Lens: Rent

CANCELLED Through Another Lens: Rent

Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, May 27 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Ages 12-19: The fi m adaption of a popular Broadway musical, Rent
follows a group of impoverished New York City artists as they struggle
to make a living while coping with the lingering effects of the
HIV/AIDS crisis that began in the early 1980s.

6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room B
 
 
 
CANCELLED Fear Factor: Food Challenge

CANCELLED Fear Factor: Food Challenge

Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Thursday, May 28 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Ages 9-19: Are you brave enough to eat
a cricket? An ant? A wasp larva? Learn
about alternative types of protein that
are better for the environment than
traditional meat. Test your food fortitude
by tasting some insect dishes for yourself,
and ask Purdue Extension's Tabby Flinn
your insect-related questions. 

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
 
CANCELLED Armchair Travels - France

CANCELLED Armchair Travels - France

Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, May 29 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Bonjour! Hello! Please join us as we take a journey to France! We will be exploring the country known for gourmet food, chic fashion, and sleek automobiles. We'll also look at the history and culture, and France's commitment to sustainability. We'll end with a virtual tour of the beautiful and historic sites of Paris.

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C