Dubois Library sets October events

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

The library will be closed on Monday, Oct. 8, for staff development 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. There is no class on Oct. 23 and 30.

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. Students will not meet Oct. 23 and 30.

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. Students will not meet Oct. 23 and 30.

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, Oct. 1, in the genealogy room. Questions will be answered about research and working with family trees.

A book club discussion will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1. “Frankenstein” will be read by Mary Shelley. Anyone is welcome to come.

A Visit with Mary Shelley will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4. Performer Adrienne Provenzano will bring to life Mary Shelley as she tells the story of how, at age 19, she came to write “Frankenstein.” The program is sponsored in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Indiana State Library.

The Saturday book sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. Books for all ages are available. Paperbacks are 25 cents; hardbacks, 50 cents; and CD’s and DVD’s, $1,

Family creativity time will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, and from 2:45 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12. All ages are welcome. Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Preregistration is required.

Little Hats, Big Hearts will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 11 and 25. 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.

Autumn tea will be served at a party from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13. All ages are welcome. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. There are 16 spots available; preregistration is required.

A Rocket League Gaming Tournament will take place from 3:15 to 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15. Participants may use their battle car to score points against their opponents in this new take on a sports tournament on PS4. Those age 8 and older may enter the tournament. There are 16 spots available; preregistration is required.

Free blood pressure checks will be given from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, in the community room. The faith community nurses from Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center will offer free blood pressure checks every third Thursday of the month.

Adult Craft: Gingerbread Boy Door Hanger will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18. Adults only are invited; preregistration is required.

Not-So-Scary, Scary Stories for kids and families will be held from 6 to 6:45 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19. Stories will be presented by Sally Perkins, professional storyteller. Perkins will make participants feel a little suspense, mostly make them giggle and maybe make them jump once or twice.

Really Scary Stories for teens and adults will be told between 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19. Perkins will try to “scare people’s pants off.”

Writer’s Cafe will be featured from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. 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.

Operation Ozobot will take place from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25. Patrons may experiment with drawing maps and mazes or coding a program on the computer. The operation is for ages 8 through 17. There are 10 spots available; preregistration is required.

End-of-the-Month Book Club will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, in the community room. “Follow the River” by James Alexander Thom will be the book of discussion. Stop by the library to pick up a copy.

Trick-or-treating will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31. Come in costume and be treated.

Early voting will be available between 8 a.m. and noon Saturdays, Oct. 27 and Nov. 3.

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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