Dubois Library plans Jan. events

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

The winter reading challenge will be held Jan. 1 through 31. PIck up a challenge card at the library or go to the Beanstack app to complete the challenge and enter to win a $50 gift card of choice.

A Community Engagement Project will take place Jan. 2 through Feb. 13. Supplies are being collected to help the Southern Indiana Resource Solutions organization. Feel free to drop off craft or office supplies, plastic plates, paper towels, Kleenex or bottled water at the library through the month

Keurig’s Korner will meet after school until 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays. A snack and drink will be provided. Play games, do homework or just hang out. Middle and high school students can hang out together.

Geri-Fit classes will be held from 9:15 to 10 a.m. Wednesdays. The class uses strength training for older adults. Participants are asked to bring their own 2-pound weights, a stretch band and water. Sign up for the month on the Jan. 8 calendar listing or call the library.

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

Chair yoga will be offered from 9:15 to 10 a.m. Fridays. Gentle chair and standing yoga will be offered. There will be no floor exercises. Sign up for the month on the Jan. 3 calendar listing or call the library.

The first Saturday book sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4. Books, audio books and DVDs are available.

Little Explorers will meet from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4. Stories, crafts and free play fun will be provided for infants through age 6 and their caregiver(s). Preregistration is required.

Crafting for Adults: Perpetual Calendars will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6. Participants will make their own wooden reusable calendar using paint and scrapbook supplies. Preregistration is required.

Elementary and Family Creativity Time: DIY Hand Warmers will take place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, and from 2:45 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10. All ages are welcome. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Each person wanting to make a craft must preregister by Jan. 3. Sign up for one class only.

Read the Library Book Club will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9. Explore the library with a different genre every month. Attendees may choose their own book from that genre and share their thoughts with the group. Bring a favorite book to discuss.

Cooking on a Dime will be featured from 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Jan. 11, 18 and 25. Learn how to make meals at home for just $1 per serving or less. Register for one or all three sessions to learn how to plan, shop and prepare meals that won’t bust a budget. Each session will be unique and have foods to make and sample. Preregister by Jan. 6.

The Genealogy Workshop will begin at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, in the Genealogy Room. Questions will be answered about research and working with family trees.

The End of the Month Book Club will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan 27. Discussion will be held on “Run” by Ann Patchett. Stop by the front desk to pick up a copy.

A movie screening of “Eva: A-7063” for Holocaust Remembrance Day will be shown at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, and at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28. Jan. 27 marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the day Hoosier, Eva Mozes Kor, was freed from the Nazi camp. By age 10 she had survived experiments by Nazi doctor Josef Mengele. At age 80, she was traveling the world to promote hope, healing and humanity. Come watch this truly moving documentary of Eva’s life.

To register for any classes, go to www.jdcpl.us. Keep up to date by “friending” the library on Facebook at Dubois Branch Library.




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