Dubois library sets July events

From Local Sources

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

The library will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, for Independence Day.

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

A book sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 7.

A Family Gamers Day will be held from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, July 10 and 24. Play a variety of games on the Wii or PlayStation 4.

Gamers Club for middle and high schoolers will be held from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 17.

Family crafts will be held throughout July. Hours are Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Fridays at 2:30 p.m. Crafts are soap carving, Friday, July 6; yarn monsters, Wednesday, July 11, and Friday, July 13; painted rocks, Wednesday, July 18, and Friday, July 20; and watermelon canvas painting, Wednesday, July 25, and Friday, July 27.

Rock’n Summer reading programs will all start at 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at different locations: July 5, bubble truck, Dubois Branch Library parking lot; Silly Safaris live animal show, July 12, Dubois Middle School Multipurpose Room; July 19, Storyteller Susan Fowler, Dubois Branch Library Community Room; and pet rock program by Mulzer Crushed Stone, Dubois Branch Library Community Room (must preregister for this program).

Playtime for infants through age 6 will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Parents are welcome to attend. Gayle Edelen will there to help with the play-date.

The genealogy workshop will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 9, in the genealogy room. Questions will be answered about research and working with family trees.

STEM Explorers Camp for students in grades three through five will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays, July 16, 23 and 30. Campers will have fun and creative opportunities to explore science, technology, engineering and math by using electrical circuits, robots and rockets. This is a three-day program. Preregistration is required.

Adult Craft: Canvas Painting — Lilacs in a Jar will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 28. Debbie Meyer will lead the group in producing the canvas painting of lilacs. Preregistration is required.

Grandpa Jones, portrayed by Kentucky Chautauqua David Hurt, will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, July 27. Hurt will bring back the heydays of “Hee Haw” with the country music and comedy of Grandpa Jones. The whole family will enjoy the show.

The End-of-the-Month Book Club will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 30, in the community room. “All the President’s Men” by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward will be the book of discussion. Stop by the front desk to pick up a copy.

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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