Dubois Library set September events

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

The library will be closed on Monday, Sept. 3, for Labor 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.

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 will meet every Tuesday after school until 5:30 p.m. Learn how to prepare easy food on a budget, mend cloths, make a budget and much more.

The Saturday book sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1.

Family Creativity Time: Sand Art will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, and from 2:45 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7. All ages are welcome. Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Pregistration is required; sign up for one class only.

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

The Beginning Penny Whistle Class with Grey Larsen will be held from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m Saturday, Sept. 8. Cost is $15. Everyone must call or come in to reserve a place in the class by Sept. 4.

A free concert with Grey Larsen and Cindy Kellert will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8. Larsen and Kellert will perform traditional and original tunes and songs on a variety of instruments including fiddle, guitar, whistles and Irish flute.

The genealogy workshop will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, in the genealogy room. Questions will be answered about research and working with family trees.

Little Hats, Big Hearts will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13 and 20, and from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15. Help the Dubois Branch Library by knitting or crocheting as many little red hats as possible by December to donate to the American Heart Association. They will then go to babies born during the month of February. It doesn’t matter if people are experienced or new to the art of knitting or crocheting.

Archaeology in the community will be offered from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, in the community room. Wade Tharp, archaeologist with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, will give a free presentation on what archaeology is, what has been found in Dubois County and the surrounding area, and how to get involved with archaeology.

Free blood pressure checks will be given from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, in the genealogy room. The faith community nurses from Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center will offer free blood pressure checks every third Thursday of the month.

Writer’s Cafe will be featured from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. Create new worlds through the written word. Writers will enjoy either coffee or tea while they write and share their work and find inspiration, motivation and encouragement. Ages 18 and older are invited. This new program will be offered once a month on a Saturday.

Editing Photos using Microsoft Word will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 25 and 26, in the community room. Hours are from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. Learn how to insert and edit personal photos and clip art images using Microsoft Word. Preregister by Monday, Sept. 24. Sign up for one class only.

Adult Craft: Trick-or-Treat sign will be held at 6 p.m, Thursday, Sept. 27. Create a trick-or-treat sign to hang on the door. Preregistration is required. Adults are invited to attend.

End-of-the-Month Book Club: No book club in September. A special one will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, in the community room. “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley will be the book of discussion. Stop by the library to pick up a copy.

Coming Up: “A Visit with Mary Shelley” will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4. Author Mary Shelley died in 1851, but actress Adrienne Provenzano brings her back to life in this one-woman show. She will tell the story of how a 19-year-old girl came to write “Frankenstein,” one of the best known science fiction books in the world.

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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