Ferdinand Library sets May events

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

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 in the Teen Room. 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.

Early voting will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, May 1 to 3, in the community room.

Free blood pressure checks will be administered from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 1.

The afternoon book club starts at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 2. 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.

Teen movies will be shown at 3:15 p.m. May 2, 15 and 17. Popcorn and drinks will be served.

The library will be closed on Friday, May 3, due to Staff Development Day and Monday, May 27, due to Memorial Day.

Adult Arts and Crafts: Butterfly Wreath will be created at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 4. Preregistration is required.

Mother’s Day Craft: Create a Gift for mothers or special ladies. The class will begin at 3:45 p.m. Monday, May 6. Preregistration is required.

Computer and tablet assistance will be given from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 8. 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.
A certified wildlife habitat workshop will start at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 9. Attendees will learn how to make their backyard a haven for wildlife. They will learn how to grow native plants to attract pollinators.

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathemathics Challenge: Root Beer Floats will be held Friday, May 10. Participants will learn about various states of matter with root beer floats. Preregistration is required.

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

Friends and Family CPR will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11. Participants will learn basic CPR. Ages 6 and older are invited to attend the class. The class does not provide certification; it is limited to six participants. Preregistration is required.

Family Craft: Perler Bead Creations will be featured at 3:30 p.m. Monday, May 13. All ages are welcome. Children under age 8 need to be accompanied by a responsible adult.

A Heart Healthy Eating program will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 16. Jan Dougan from the Purdue Extension Office will present the program. Participants may taste and test a heart healthy recipe. Preregistration is required.

An evening book club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 22. On the fourth Wednesday 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.

Movies for grownups will be shown at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 23, and at 1 p.m. Friday, May 24. Popcorn and drinks will be available. Ages 18 and older are invited to attend.

The summer reading program, “A Universe of Stories” begins at 9.m. Tuesday, May 28.

Genealogy assistance starts at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 30.

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




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