We hope you will join us on May 28 at 1:00 pm for our Summer Reading Kick-off. Professor Watermelon will be here to help us Kick-off our Summer Reading Program! Here’s a preview of Professor Watermelon:
You’re invited to our library event! 4-H Extension will be at the library on Tuesday, June 18! 4-H Extension presents “Maker Spaces”, and they will have something special for us to make! We’re really excited! The free event starts at 1:00 pm and is for ALL AGES. We hope to see you here!
You’re invited to our library event! Silly Safaris will be at the library on Tuesday, July 16! Silly Safaris presents “Aliens… Really Weird Animals”, and they will have really cool and weird animals for us to see! We’re really excited! The free event starts at 6:00 pm and is for ALL AGES. We hope to see you here!
You’re invited! Our Summer Reading Program has a great event this year from Patoka Lake Visitor’s Center. Patoka Lake presents “Strange Nature” at the library on Tuesday, June 4. The free program is for ALL AGES at 1:00 pm. Wondering what “Strange Nature” they’ll present? Stop by and see!
You’re invited! We’re having a Summer Reading Kickoff with Professor Watermelon. This will be on Tuesday, May 28 at 1:00 pm (ALL AGES are welcome!) Professor Watermelon is a children’s book author and teacher who travels the country motivating children to enjoy learning.
We’ve started our Summer Reading Challenge for Adults and Teens! Stop by the library to get a challenge card. Read one book per category; have the card stamped by the library for each book that you read; and when your card is filled, you could win a prize! The deadline for the Reading Challenge is Monday, September 9, so there’s plenty of time to read.
Thank you to the Friends of the Library for purchasing our new Swank Movie Showing License! We’re going to show movies throughout the next year.
The movies are FREE to attend. Remember children under 13 MUST have an adult with them. There is a limit of 20 attendees. Bring snacks and drinks in containers with lids (bottles that can be closed, cups with lids) if you’d like but NO ALCOHOL in any container!
Tuesday, March 26 at 3:30 pm — Family: Moana (Rated PG)
Thursday, March 28 at 4:30 pm — Teen: Black Panther (Rated PG-13)
Thursday, April 4 @ 4:30 pm — Family: Babe (Rated G)
Tuesday, April 9 @ 4:30 pm — Adult: The Proposal (Rated PG-13)
Thursday, April 18 @ 4:30 pm — Family: Peter Rabbit (Rated PG)
Thursday, April 25 @ 4:30 pm — Teen: Iron Man (Rated PG-13)
At 4:30 pm, Patoka Raptors Program will be here at the library to show off their owl, hawk, and eagle! Stop by the library to see these majestic birds and learn more about them. We’re so excited for this program!
Join us on Saturday, March 16, for a Paws to Read event. Orange County Humane Society will bring a few adoptable puppies and kitties to the library so that children can read to them. The animals will be here from 11 am to 1 pm. Please stop by to look at the puppies and kitties. We’re also taking donations for the humane society here at the library.
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We are hosting another Backroads Brushstrokes with Tawana event on Feb.16th starting at noon.
You will paint on canvas with Tawana’s instruction and your creativity then leave with a masterpiece of your own work!
Normally, the class has $26 charge but due to a generous donation from the Orange County Foundation we are only charging a $5 non-refundable reservation fee.
The event is limited to 15 so don’t wait to stop by the library and pay the $5 reservation fee in to guarantee your place. Remember this is a non-refundable fee (unless the event is canceled by the library).