Dubois Library announces Jan. events

DUBOIS — The Dubois Branch Library has activities scheduled for January.

The library will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 1, for New Year’s Day and Monday, Jan. 21, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

My Big Person and Me for infants through age 6 with their caregivers will be held from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Stories and music will be featured. Preregistration is required. No class is on Jan. 1.

The Keurig’s Korner for middle and high school students will meet every Tuesday after school until 5:30 p.m. A snack and drink will be provided.

Young Adulting 101 for middle and high school students is cancelled until further notice.

Technology help will be provided from 10 a.m. to noon Fridays. Help will be available with any wireless devices.

4H Night at the Library will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, in the Community Room. Learn more about 4-H and explore a computer science project with activities like coding and binary bracelets.

The first Saturday book sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5. Paperbacks are 25 cents; hardbacks, 50 cents; and CD’s and DVD’s, $1.

Family Creativity Time: Red Yarn Cardinals will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, and from 2:45 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11. Sign up for one class only. Preregistration is required. All ages are welcome. Children age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.Mario Kart Wii

A gaming tournament will be offered from 3:15 to 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14. The tournament will be for kids, teens and adults. It is open to anyone age 8 and older. Preregistration is needed. Any open spots will be filled on first come, first serve basis. There are 16 spots available.

The genealogy workshop will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, in the genealogy room. Questions will be answered about research and working with family trees.

A Geri-Fit information session will be held from 9:15 to 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 16, 23, 30, and Fridays, Jan. 18 and 25. A free, 12-week strength training class for older adults will meet twice a week. Participants can work at their own pace. Preregistration is required. Ages 65 and older are invited to attend.

Sphero Soccer is from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24. A game of inside soccer with the robotic ball, Sphero, will be played. Ten spots are available. Ages 8 to 17 are invited to attend. Preregistration is required.

Restoring old photographs and documents will be offered at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26. Join six-time Indiana Photographer of the Year winner, Susan Baggett, as she talks about the correct way to preserve and restore old photographs and documents. Attendees are encouraged to bring their old photos and documents for evaluation.

The End-of-the-Month Book Club will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28. Discussion

will be held on “The Devil Served Tortellini” by Shirley Jump. Stop by the front desk to pick up a copy.

Preparing For Your Job Search will be offered from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29. Christine Prior from WorkOne will give an informal presentation on searching for jobs in today’s world.

Adult Craft: Pop-Up Card will start from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31. The pop-up card looks like a box full of strawberries. Adults must preregister for the craft.

Register for programs online.  Go to www.jdcpl.us and click on the Event Keeper Calendar.  Find your program and click on Register.  Keep up to date by “liking” us on Facebook at Dubois Branch Library. Dubois Branch Library 5506 E Main St. Dubois, IN 47527  812-678-2548

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