Birdseye schedules February activities

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

The book club for adults and high school students will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5.  The book, “The Christmas Wedding,” by author James Patterson, will be discussed. “Black Elk Speaks” by John Neihardt is the book choice that will be handed out for March 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.

An art class for home-schooled students will meet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 7 and 21. Students will be focusing on a Valentine project and working with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathemathics projects. Get ready for the robots. The class will meet on the first and third Thursday of each month through May.

Saturday at the movies for kids will start at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9. The featured movie will be “Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown.” Popcorn and a drink will be available.

Toddler Tuesday will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12. A staff member will help the littles make a Valentine craft, listen to kids’ music and hear a silly Valentine story. 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, Feb. 14. Children of all ages are invited to listen to a staff member as she reads a Valentine story and helps the children write out Valentine cards. A snack will be provided.

Saturday kids’ craft time will start at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16. Refreshments will be served. Preregistration is required. Children under age 8 must bring an adult to help with the craft.

A craft club for adults will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 19. Join Jonna Breitwieser as she helps young adults and adults make the new “in style” farmhouse leather earrings. Refreshments will be provided. Preregistration is required.

Saturday at the Movies 2 will start at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23. “A.X.L.” is the featured movie this month. A show for teens and tweens will be held on the fourth Saturday of each month. Popcorn and a drink will be available. Movies are rated PG.

Family night bingo will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26. Prizes will be awarded. Snacks and drinks will be available. Preregistration is required.

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

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

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