Birdseye Library sets Dec. programs

BIRDSEYE — The Birdseye Branch Library has several activities planned for December.

A class on making a tutu will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. All supplies will be provided along with apple cider and Christmas cookies. Preregistration is required.

The book club for adults and high school students will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4. The book, “Plain Truth,” by author Jody Picoult will be discussed. “The Christmas Wedding” by James Patterson is the book choice that will be handed out for January discussion. Newcomers are always welcome to join the group which meets the first Tuesday of each month. Extra copies of the current book are available at the library.

A new class on holiday bow making will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4. Materials will be provided, but anyone having a ribbon may bring it along. Hot chocolate will be served. Preregistration is required.

An art class for home-schooled students will meet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays, Dec. 6 and 20. Students will be focusing on Christmas-related art projects. The class will meet on the first and third Thursday of each month through December. Classes will resume on Jan. 17. Preregistration is required.

Saturday at the movies for kids will start at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. The featured movie will be “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” Popcorn and a drink will be available.

Toddler Tuesday is a new event that will take place at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11. A staff member will help the littles make reindeer headbands, and listen to Christmas music and some Christmas stories. The first 12 toddlers will receive a little present. Parents are asked to bring a change of clothes or bring their children in play clothes.

Storytime and crafts will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13. Children of all ages are invited to listen to a staff member as she reads Christmas stories and helps the children make a gingerbread craft. A snack will be provided.

Saturday kids’ craft time will start at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15. The craft theme is a silly turkey. Refreshments will be served. Registration is requested and children under age 8 must bring an adult to help with the craft. A snack will be provided.

Saturday at the Movies 2 will start at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22. “Home Alone, 1 and 2,” are the featured movies, and are rated PG. A show for teens and tweens will be held on the fourth Saturday of each month. Popcorn and a drink will be served.

A Hallmark Christmas movie marathon will take place all day on Tuesday, Dec. 27. Stop by the library for glimpses of this year’s favorite Hallmark Christmas movies, and then check it out. Patrons may check out the movies they want to see.

A nurse will be available for free blood pressure checks every Thursday in December from 2 to 4 p.m.

The library will be closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 for the holidays.

Register for all programs by calling 812-389-1030, online at the library’s website or at the library.

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