Huntingburg Library schedules Jan. events

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

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. Angie Haake is the program coordinator.

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math challenges are based on these areas and earn points. The program will be held Mondays, Jan. 7, 14, 21 and 28; Wednesdays, Jan. 9, 16, 23 and 30; Fridays, Jan. 11, 18 and 25; and Saturdays, Jan. 12 and 26. Hours are from 3 to 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and 3 to 5 p.m. Saturdays.

Adventures in Bookland will be showcased at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14. Ages 12 and older are invited to read young adult books; the club is designed for just that. The first book will be “Scythe” by Neil Schusterman.

The Anime Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24. The club takes place on the first and fourth Thursday of every month. 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.

Slime Time starts at noon Saturday, Jan. 19. Children will have experimentation with slime recipes. Ages 5 and older are invited; however, children under age 5 are welcome with adult supervision. Preregistration is required. Program coordinator is Shannon Werne.

Story Hour consists of preschool stories, games and activities for children ages 3, 4 and 5. The program will be held at 1 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 10 and 24. Each week a theme is based off learning topics such as alphabet, numbers, colors, shapes, and so forth.

Adventure Seekers will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 8 and 29. Ages 2 through 7 will participate in storytime and play. Children’s imaginations will soar to new heights while learning of new places and enjoying social time with other participating children.

Toddle Time will be offered at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18. 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.

The Huntingburg Public Library will be offering a homeschool program for families called Bright Ideas at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11. 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 arts and crafts. Program coordinator is Beth Kippenbrock.

Pinterest Getting Started: Hands-on class will teach participants how to make their life easier with Pinterest, a visual bookmarking tool that helps people discover and save creative ideas. The class will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10.

The Computer Resource: Heritage Quest class will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25. Participants will have a chance to study a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources.

Cookies and Canvas: Winter Scene will be featured from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21. Create a winter scene using canvas, acrylic paints and vinyl. Preregistration is required.

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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