Ferdinand Library sets February events

Ferdinand Library sets February events

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

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.

Teen Trivia will be start at 3:15 p.m. Tuesdays. Answer trivia questions for a chance to win prizes at the end of the school semester.

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

Generations tax assistance for the elderly will be given from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays. For more information, call Mary Weyer at 812-367-2842.

A Valentine kids’ canvas painting will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2. Preregistration is required.

The Tween Book Club for grades three through five will meet from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 6 and 13. The book selection is “How to Steal a Dog” by Barbara O’Connor.

Therapy dog Lucas will visit the library at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6. Visitors to the library can read to Lucas or enjoy a story with his handler.

The afternoon book club starts at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7. On the first Thursday of the month, members will discuss their 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.

A basement book sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9. 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.

Adult Craft: Valentine’s Day card will be made at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9. All materials will be provided. Preregistration is required.

Re-enactment of George Washington will take place at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11. David Wolfe is a storyteller and has been acting at schools, museums and libraries for over 20 years.

Teen snack days are planned for 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12 and 26. A light snack will be provided for teens.

Computer and tablet assistance will be given from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13. This is a time where patrons can come in for assistance using basic computer skills, email, overdrive, writing letters, using a tablet, and so forth. Drop-ins are welcome.

Valentine’s Day: Craft for kids will take place at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14. Stop by and make a Valentine craft for someone special Supplies are provided.

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathemathics Challenge: Exploring Solutions and Solvents Use will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15. Participants may use some of their favorite Valentine’s candy to learn about solutions and solvents. Preregistration is required.

The library will be closed Monday, Feb. 18, because of President’s Day.

A teen movie, “The Hate U Give,” will be shown at 3:15 p.m. sWednesday, Feb. 20. The movie is rated PG-13, and will last 2 hours, 13 minutes. Popcorn will be served.

Genealogy assistance will be offered at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21. Resources will be provided by the Ferdinand Branch Library.

An adult movie, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” will be shown at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22. Ages 18 and older may attend the movie that is rated PG-13. The movie will last 2 hours, 15 minutes.

An evening book club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27. The last book discussion will be discussed. The next month’s book selection will be passed out to the group at the end of the meeting.

Tea tasting will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28. Erin Doyle will give the history and brewing of six varieties of tea. 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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