Ferdinand Library sets March activities

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

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

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. Snacks will be available.

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

Staff Development Day will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday, March 1. The library will open at 1:30 p.m.

Karen Land and Noggin will give a presentation at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2. Visitors will hear Land’s story of running the Iditarod and meet Noggin, a sled dog. All ages are welcome.

Lucas, therapy dog, will visit the library from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 5. Children may read to Lucas or enjoy a story read by his handler.

Computer and tablet assistance will be given from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 6. 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.
Blood pressure checks will be provided from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 6.

The afternoon book club starts at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 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 Cricut Workshop will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 7. Attendees are to bring their Cricut, laptop with Design Space loaded, paper, vinyl and cutting mat. They will learn how to use their Cricut. Preregistration is required.

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

A teen movie will be shown at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 13. Popcorn and drinks will be served. The movie will be announced.

A Cemetery Symbolism presentation will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14. Jeannie Regan-Dinius from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of History and Archaeology wo;; discuss the meaning of symbols commonly found in cemeteries.

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathemathics Challenge: Withstanding an Earthquake will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Friday, March 15. Build a small structure and see how it stands up to an earthquake. Students in grades two through high school are welcome. Preregistration is required.

Genealogy assistance will be offered at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 21. Explore the library’s enw data base, “My Heritage.” Learn about the library’s genealogy resources. Assistance will be provided by librarians.

A movie for grownups will be start at 1 p.m. Friday, March 22. “A Star is Born,” starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga, is the featured movie. Ages 18 and older are invited to see the movie. Popcorn and drinks will be available.

A family spring break bingo will start at 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 26. Play bingo for a chance to win a prize.

Family Lego play time will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 27. All ages are welcome. Children under age 8 need to be accompanied by a responsible adult.

An adult evening book club starts at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27. Members will discuss their last book selection each month. 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.

Adult Arts and Crafts: Glass Tile Pendants will be created on Thursday, March 28. The class begins at 6 p.m.; preregistration is required.

A family spring break movie will begin at 1 p.m. Friday, March 29. Popcorn and drinks will be served. The movie will be announced.

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




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