Dubois Library sets Feb. activities

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

The library will be closed Monday, Feb. 17, for Presidents’ Day.

A Community Engagement Project will take place 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.

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 Feb. 5 event calendar 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 Feb. 7 calendar listing or call the library.

The first Saturday book sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1. Books, audio books and DVDs are available.

The Genealogy Workshop will begin at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, in the Genealogy Room. Questions will be answered about research and working with family trees.

Crafting for Adults: Scrabble Family Plaque will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3. Participants may bring their own family photo or use the library’s stock photos to make a wooden family plaque. Only adults are invited to the class. Preregistration is required.

Elementary and Family Creativity Time: Light of My Life Light Bulb will take place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, and from 2:45 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7. All ages are welcome. Children under 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.

Read the Library Book Club will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13. 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 Fantasy novels. Patrons may ask at the front desk for a list of suggestions.

Book Art for Teens will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19. Teens ages 12 through 18 may combine the love of books and art into one project. Participants will bring their own ideas or examples found online to create what they want. The library will provide the books. Preregister by Feb. 12.

Upcycle It will be featured at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20. A pile of magazines may become a collage. Supplies will be provided by the library. All ages are welcome. Children under age 8 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Preregister by Feb. 14.

The End of the Month Book Club will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24. Discussion will be held on “Hoosiers” by James Madison. Stop by the front desk to pick up a copy.

Little Explorers will meet from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 29. Stories, crafts and free play fun will be provided for infants through age 6 and their caregiver(s). Preregistration is required.

A Paint like Bob Ross class will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29. The topic is “Majestic Mountains.” Beginners are welcome; no previous painting experience is needed. All supplies are included. Ages 18 and older are invited to attend the class. Cost of the class is $50. Register for the class by calling 812-508-6747 or online at https://www.bendintheroadstudio.com/upcoming-events/2-29-majestic-mountains-dubois-library. Use the code MMT229 to get a $10 discount. 

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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