Ferdinand Library sets August events

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FERDINAND — The Ferdinand Branch Library has activities planned for August.

The Keurig Café will be held from 3:15 to 4 p.m. Mondays in the teen center. It is an opportunity to play a game, study or visit. Choose hot chocolate or cappuccino from the Keurig.

Stories for Littles will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursdays. Stories, songs and crafts will be featured.

Teen Trivia will start Tuesday, Aug. 14. After that date, trivia will be played every Tuesday after school in the teen room. Prizes will be awarded.

Snack days for teens will be held at 3:15 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month. Snacks will be provided.

The adult morning book club will meet at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1. The club meets the first Wednesday of each month to discuss the last book selection. The next month’s book selection will be passed out to the group at the end of the meeting. Stop by the library to get a copy of the current selection.

Back-to-school bingo will be played at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7. Prizes awaraded will include crayons, notebooks, scissors, erasers, and so forth.

National Book Lovers Day giveaway is Thursday, Aug. 9. People are asked to write down their favorite book to enter. Two winners will win a Rosenvolk German Medieval ticket.

A basement book sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11. Friends of the Ferdinand Library are sponsoring the sale. Cost is $.50 for paperbacks and $1 for hardbacks. Enter the library basement from the north side of the library from the Ferdinand Community Center’s parking lot.

Computer and tablet assistance will be provided from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15. Learning basic computer skills and using email, overdrive, writing letters, and so forth, will be offered. Drop-ins are welcome.

Genealogy assistance will be offered at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16. Resources will be provided by the library.

The library will be closed from 8 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 17, due to staff development day. The library will open at 1:30 p.m.

Play-Doh fun will be start at 8:30 Saturday, Aug. 18. Play-Doh and some other items will be provided.

Project Acorn : Benefits of Hemp CBD Oil and Hemp Fibers will begin at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21. Contact Rock Emmert at 812-631-2856 or rockemmert@gmail.com for more information.

An evening book club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22. The club meets the last Wednesday of each month to discuss the last book selection. The next month’s book selection will be passed out to the group at the end of the meeting. Stop by the library to get a copy of the current selection.

An escape box for teens will be featured at 3:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23. Tweens or teens are invited to the event. Prizes will be awarded.

Adult Craft: Paint Chip Wall Art will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25. By punching different shapes out of paint chip samples and adding them to a canvas, attendees can transform these chips into art pieces that can be displayed. Preregistration is required.

Family story night starts at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27. Attendees may wear pajamas and listen to stories.

A teen movie, “I Can Only Imagine,” will be shown at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29. The movie is rated PG and will last 1 hour, 51 minutes.

STEM: Living and Working in Space will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31. Travel the universe and learn about space exploration. Students in grade two and older may attend. Preregistration is required.

For programs that require registration, go to the Event Keeper at www.jdcpl.us or call 812-367-1671.

 

 




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