Huntingburg Library announces programs

HUNTINGBURG — The Huntingburg Public Library has released details of its upcoming programs.

Toddle Time will be offered between 10 and 10:45 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21. Toddle Time meets every second and third Friday between October and December. Ages 18 months to 3 are invited to interact with others their age. They will be introduced to short stories, fingerplays, music, fine motor skill activities and playtime. Siblings are always welcome. Contact Shannon Werne at 812-683-2052 for more information.

Adventure Seekers: Playing is Learning is planned for 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 4, 11, Oct. 9, 16, Nov. 13 and 20. Creative learning toys will be offered for children to explore following storytime. The toys help develop fine motor skills and build early literacy. Parents are encouraged to attend with their children ages 2 and older. Contact Werne for more information.

Story Hour consists of preschool stories, games and crafts for children ages 3, 4, and 5. The program will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Mondays, Sept. 10, 17, 24, Oct. 1, 8, 15, 29, Nov. 5 and 12, and from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 13, 20, 27, Oct. 4 11, 18 and Nov. 1, 8 and 15. No registration is required. Contact either Werne or Phyllisha Huckelby for more information.

Little Tinkers is planned for 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 4, Oct. 2 and Nov. 6, and Saturdays, Sept. 15, Oct. 27 and Nov. 3. Little Tinkers is a storytime based off of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math activities. Tinkers will engage in experimental learning, problem solving and creativity. The program is held the first Tuesday of the month. Contact Werne for more information. 

Digital Climbers will meet from 5 to 7 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 24, Oct. 1 and 29, Nov. 5 and 26 and Dec. 3. It is a learning program that helps kids learn to work independently on a variety of challenges that will expand their Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math knowledge, including, vocabulary, visual perception, problem solving, creative patterns, imagination and logic skills. As children complete self-guided challenges, they will gain points, earn badges and learn skills. Climbers will move up the mountain as they gain points, and their points can be used in the Climbers Store to buy prizes. Climbers meet the first and last Monday of the month.

The Lego Club will meet from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8. The club meets the second Saturday between September and April. The club is open to all children. Parents are encouraged to spend an hour interacting with their child. Possibilities are endless with imagination and Legos. Phyllisha Huckelby is in charge of the club.

Crafts For Kids and Crafternoon Rocks are two new programs.

Crafts for kids will be held on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m., beginning Sept. 5. The first Wednesday of each month, a craft will be offered and on the third Wednesday of each month will be rock painting with acrylic paints. Crafternoon Rocks, a program in partnership with Dubois County Painted Pebbles, will meet at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14. Attendees will paint positive messages and designs on rocks and hide them for other people to find.  Contact Phyllisha Huckelby at 812-683-2052 for more information. 

Outreach Storytime: Where Adventures Begin is a new program. Contact Shannon Werne at 812-683-2052 for more information. 

Storybook Walk will be set up temporarily at school or daycare, bringing the excitement of reading and exercise togther. Anyone interested in the walk may contact Werne for more informaiton.

SlimeTime starts at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10. Registration is required. Contact Phyllisha Huckelby for more details.

The Huntingburg Public Library will be offering a homeschool program for families called Bright Ideas at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14. The program meets the second Friday of the month. Beginning in October, Bright Ideas also will meet the second Tuesday. The library has access to many different types of resources to assist people. They get to meet with other families and discuss topics or struggles they may have while the children will get to to arts and crafts. Contact Werne at 812-683-2052 for more information.

Cookies and Canvas: Mandala Art will be featured from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24.

The Anime Club takes place on the first and fourth Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m., beginning Sept. 6. The anime club is a group of anime and manga enthusiasts who get together to watch and discuss anime and do different activities related to anime and manga. 

NewsBank will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13. Learn what NewsBank has to offer:

America’s Newspapers: Povides current and archived state, regional, and national full-text articles on issues, events, people, government and more from over 1,400 U.S. newspapers and other sources, including the Evansville Courier & Press, The Herald (Jasper), Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer and the Chicago Sun Times.

America’s Magazines: Provides full-text articles from various familiar magazines, such as Newsweek, Time, U.S. News & World Report, Fortune, Vanity Fair and Foreign Affairs.

America’s Obituaries and Death Notices: Each day, America’s Obituaries & Death Notices consolidates records from hundreds of newspapers nationwide into a single, fully searchable database. This comprehensive resource features more than 29 million listings — approximately 90 percent of all recent obituaries and death notices published in the United States.

Contact Beth Kippenbrock at 812-683-2052 for more information.

Computer Basics: Email Basics will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28. This is a beginner and hands-on computer class. Attendees will learn how to create a new email account or to manage the one they already have. No registration is necessary. Contact Kippenbrock for more information.

The Huntingburg Public “Free” Library will be open the first Wednesday of every month. The libraries are replenished with new titles. They are located at Stork Place, Huntingburg Senior Center and The Lofts.

Interior Room Design will be featured from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. This is a fun creative class that will show participants easy websites that will let them design and place furniture in a room. No registration is necessary. Contact Kippenbrock for more information. 

Computer Basics: Excel — The Basics and Beginning Formulas will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26. Participants will learn how to type in Excel cells, format spreadsheets and use AutoSum. This will be a hands-on class. No reservation is necessary. Contact Kippenbrock for more information.

Computer Resource Night is planned from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15. No reservation is necessary. Resumes are made easy with Cypress Resume, the online résumé builder that lets people create a professional quality résumé in three quick and simple steps. Contact Kippenbrock for more information.

Computer Basics: Microsoft Word will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23. No reservation is necessary. Learn the basics for Microsoft Word: Word, which is a word processor that types letters and creates documents. Contact Kippenbrock at 812-683-2052 for more information.

Computer Resource Night: World Book Online will be held between 1 and 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28. The World Book website offers an encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, homework help, study aids and curriculum guides. Contact Kippenbrock at 812-683-2052 for more information.

Computer Basics: Designing a Christmas card will use Microsoft Word, Pinterest and a lot of cut-and-paste technology. The event will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13. No reservation is necessary. Contact Kippenbrock for more information.

The library will be open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. The phone number is 812-683-2052.




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