Dubois Library schedules April events

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

The library will be closed Friday, April 19, for Good Friday.

National Library and Incredible Kids Week will be April 8 through 13. Stop by the library for a chance to win prize baskets and pick up a free card carrier for a phone. For children ages 3 through 10 or grades prekindergarten through four may pick up a bookmark on April 8 through 12. Return the filled bookmark by April 19 for a sticker or candy and a chance to win a sloth-stuffed animal.

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.

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. Crafts will be featured on April 9, “Lava Lamp,” and April 23, “I’m Not Bored Jar.” Preregister for crafts.

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

Free blood pressure checks will be given from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, April 5. The faith community nurses from Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center will take blood pressures.

Cupcake Decorating: Basic Skills will begin at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 6. Learn basic decorating skills for cupcakes with Catherine Bramlett from the Mad Batter Bakery. Ages 10 and older may attend. Ages 10 to 15 years must be accompanied by an adult. Only 20 spots are available. Must preregister by April 4.
The first Saturday book sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6. Paperbacks are 25 cents; hardbacks, 50 cents; and CD’s and DVD’s, $1.
The genealogy workshop will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 8, in the genealogy room. Questions will be answered about research and working with family trees.

Adult Craft: Bakers Twine Easter Eggs from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 8. The event is reserved for adults only. Preregistration is required.
Elementary and Family Creativity Time: Name Canvas will take place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 10t, and from 2:45 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Apr. 12. All ages are welcome. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Each person wanting to make a name canvas must preregister.Sign up for one class only.

A Daniel Boone presentation will be featured at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 11. Danny Russel portrays one of America’s most-beloved frontiersmen, Daniel Boone, recounting his years of adventure, hardship and danger.

Friends of the Dubois Library Mulch Day is will start at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 27. Non-members are welcome to come help weed and spread mulch. Bring gloves, rakes and shovels if possible.

The End-of-the-Month Book Club will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 29. Discussion will be held on “Anathema” Colleen Coble. Stop by the front desk to pick up a copy.

The public can rent the library’s community room and genealogy room. Go to the website to find the forms under “About us” or stop by the library.
Go to www.jdcpl.us and click on the Event Keeper Calendar. Find a program and click on Register. Keep up to date by “friending” the library on Facebook at Dubois Branch Library Dubois Branch Library 5506 E Main St., Dubois IN 47527 or call 812-678-2548.

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