Dubois Library sets December events

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

The library will be closed Mondays and Tuesdays, Dec. 24-25 and Dec. 31-Jan. 1.

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

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. Closed on Dec. 25.

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. Keurig’s Korner will not meet on Dec. 25.

Young Adulting 101 for middle and high school students will meet every Tuesday after school. Learn how to prepare food, mind clothing, make a budget and much more. The class will not meet on Dec. 25.

Technology help will be provided from 10 a.m. to noon Fridays. Help will be available with any wireless devices. Help will not be provided on Dec. 14.

Family Creativity Time: I Spy Christmas Jar will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, and from 2:45 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7. Sign up for one class only. Preregistration is required. All ages are welcome. Children age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Dubois Ruritan Santa will be present from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 8. Dress up the kids and bring a camera. The Dubois Ruritan Club will have Santa and other surprises for the kids in the community room.

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

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

A Geri-Fit information session will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12. A free, 12-week strength training class will meet twice a week, starting Jan. 16. This is an information session to explain what is expected. Ages 65 and older are invited to attend.

Operation Ozobot Evo: Snow Plows will be featured from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13. Work in teams to design a plow and program Evo robots to clear the roads after a snow storm. Ages 8 and older are invited. Preregistration is required; ten spaces are available.

The SwallowTale Concert will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15. Join Celtic music group for an evening of Christmas and traditional music.

The End-of-the-Month Book Club will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17. Discussion will be held “Somewhere in Southern Indiana: Poems of Midwestern Origin” or “Looking for God’s Country,” both by Norbert Krapf. Adults may pick up a copy from the front desk.

Free blood pressure checks will be given from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 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.

Play Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26. The community room will be set up for coloring, Legos, Duplo’s, Brain Flacks, Keva Blocks and Extreme Dot-to-Dot. 

Adult Craft: Wooden Candlesticks will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27. Paint and decorate a wooden candlestick. Adults only may attend; preregistration is required.

Movie, Cookies and Cocoa: “The House With a Clock in its Walls” will start at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28. This movie is rated PG. Children age 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Geri-Fit classes: Strength training for seniors (age 65 and older) will be held from 9:15 to 10 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, starting Jan. 16. Be a part of a nation-wide study. Class size is limited. People must call or come to the Dubois Branch Library to sign-up.

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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