Dubois Library schedules March events

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

Look for Lucky the Leprechaun from March 2 through 17 in the children’s area to receive a treat.

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. Seniors will use gentle chair and standing exercise with light weights for seniors. Participants are asked to bring their own 2-pound weights, a stretch band and water. Sign up for the month on the March 4 calendar listing or call the library.

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 March 13 calendar listing or call the library. No yoga will take place on March 6.

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

Crafting for Adults: Springtime Tea Towel will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, March 2. Use iron-on freezer paper stencils to give plain tea towels a bit of springtime punch. Only adults are invited to the class. Preregistration is required.

Elementary and Family Creativity Time: Wooden Butterfly House will take place at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, and at 2:45 p.m. Friday, March 6. All ages are welcome. Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Each person wanting to make a craft must preregister by Jan. 31. Sign up for one class only. Fresh ideas and people willing to help out with ongoing projects are needed.

The library will be closed until 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 6, for Staff Development Day.

The Burch Brothers Concert will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 6. Free music will be provided by original folk artists, Eddie and Rick Burch, members of the Burgoo Kings and now a local folk music duo.

The first Saturday book sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 7. Books, audio books and DVDs are available.

The Genealogy Workshop will begin at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 9, in the Genealogy Room. Questions will be answered about research and working with family trees.

Bad Art Night will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 11. Participants may create their worst art projects for a series of challenges. Supplies will be provided. All ages are welcome. Preregistration is required by March 4.

Read the Library Book Club will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 12. 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. February is gantasy novels. Patrons may ask at the front desk for a list of suggestions.

Screen Time: Why Does It Matter will be presented at 6 p.m. Monday, March 16. Kara Glendening, Memorial Hospital and Health Care Counseling Center’s licensed clinical social worker, presents the positives and negatives of screen time and the importance of finding balance in screen time use, including tips for parents.

Hygge Night for ages 18 and older is planned from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 18. Explore the Danish art of cozy fun with warm drinks, soothing music and relaxing activities. Wear something comfortable and bring a blanket. Participants may bring along a project they are working on if they would like. Must pre-register by Friday, Mar. 13.

The Wonders of Waffle Iron Cooking for ages 10 through 18 will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19. Find out about different foods to make on a waffle iron. There will be free samples. Preregistration is required by March 11.

10 Steps to Start Your Business Workshop will be held on Monday, March 23, from 10 a.m. to noon or 3 to 5 p.m. Lindsay Maliqi of the U.S. Small Business Administration will discuss steps for people to start their own business, including planning, decision-making, legal activities and funding options. The workshop is free. Preregister by March 19 for one of the sessions.

Little Explorers will meet from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 28. Stories, crafts and free play fun will be provided for infants through age 6 and their caregiver(s). Preregistration is required.

End-of-the-Month Book Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 30.

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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