Jasper Library plans June events

JASPER — The Jasper Public Library has released its events for June.

The summer learning program begins May 28.

The daddy and daughter hair styling will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 1, in the library’s annex. The program is a way for dads/special person and daughters to spend some time together while letting dad learn some basic hair styles from a local beautician. Sign-up is required beginning May 21. Registration is required.

The Manga/Anime/Gaming Club is having a Mario-themed summer. Mario bingo will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 1, in the library’s annex. Participants will switch to opening gaming after bingo. Featured will be a Nintendo Switch, a Nintendo Game Cube, a PlayStation 2 and a PlayStation 3 with lots of random games — both single player and multiplayer — to play.

The summer learning kick-off party will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday, June 3, in the library’s park. Liability waivers may be picked up at the front desk. One waiver per child is allowed.

The Laugh-Out Loud comedy and magic show will be held at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, in the library’s theater. The mixture of comedy and magic will have everyone on the edge of their seat with laughter and audience participation.

Sidewalk art and root beer floats will be featured at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, in front of the library. Draw and create on the front sidewalks. Root beer floats will be available for families.

Duplo will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 6, in the library’s annex. Parents are invited to bring children ages 2 through 5 to build with the library’s Duplo blocks. No registration is required.

The “How to Train Your Dragon 3” movie will be shown at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 6. The movie, rated PG, is for all ages and will be shown in the library’s theater. No sign up is needed; the movie is approximately 1 hour and 44 min. Children under the age of 8 must have a responsible person accompany them.

The DNA Interest Group will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 6. Discussions will be led by Dubois County Genealogist, Kathy Mott, and other members of the group. Learn how DNA testing can be an aid to family history research. Ask questions about testing options and working with the results. Discuss DNA-related research problems. Take advantage of all components of testing data. Registration is not required.

A Super Smash Bros. tournament will begin at 10 a.m. Friday, June 7. Registration is required, beginning on May 31. Prizes will be given.

Wilderness Survival with Clint Jivoin will begin at 2 p.m. Monday, June 10. Wilderness Survivalist Clint Jivoin will talk about solar survival, including  how to purify water using the sun. The program is recommended for ages 12 and older; adults are welcome.

Share Your Stories will start at 6 p.m. Monday, June 10. People are invited for an evening of sharing stories from their lives. Bring the photos from growing up. The library’s goal is to keep the history alive and archive and to digitize photos that reminds everyone of what makes Dubois County a vibrant community.

Animal Tales: Creatures of the Galaxy will be shown at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Thursday, June 13, in the library’s theater. This show features a variety of exotic animals from around the world that can be found throughout the cosmos in Constellations. No registration is required.

The afternoon book club will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 13. Ask a librarian for more information. Pick up a copy of the book at the library if interested in joining. This month’s selection is “A Walk in the Woods” by Bill Bryson.

The Home Depot workshop will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 13. Learn how to build a project through hands-on instruction. Each registered participant will receive a copy of the instructions and supplies list to create a similar project at home. Participants will have a chance to win the completed project to take home. Preregistration is required.

The Book Cellar is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 15. Friends of the Library will hold a book sale.

The library is closed Sunday, June 16, for Father’s Day.

The “Captain Marvel” movie will be shown at 2 p.m. Monday, June 17, in the library’s theater. The movie, rated PG13, is for ages 10 and older and is approximately 2 hours and 5 minutes in length. No registration is needed.

Cut, Craft and Do-it-Yourself for adults will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, June 17.  All supplies will be provided to do a glass etching project to take home. Preregistration is required; registration is open after Tuesday, May 28.

Karaoke will begin at 6 p.m. Monday, June 17, in the library’s theater.  This event is open to anyone who sings.

Professor Steve’s space and flight show will be held at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 18. Professor Steve will amaze & entertain with his collection of incredible and unusual space and flight-related objects. Things are going to fly, hover, crash and change shape, all for the purpose of showing what it takes to escape the pull of gravity.

Knot Just Knitting will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 20. This group is open to anyone who is interested in working on group or individual projects. Participants will learn from each other and offer encouragement and fellowship along the way. People are to call the library if they have questions. Looms and knitting needles are available for people to check out or try out before purchasing their own.

A dance party for ages 4 through 7 will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 21, in the library annex. 

The evening book club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 25. Stop by the library and check out a copy of “The Book Club” by Dave Eggers from the library staff. New members are always welcome.

An American Red Cross blood drive will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 26. The blood mobile will be parked at the Jasper Library Annex and sign in will take place in the meeting room of the annex. Those with appointments get priority; drop-ins will be taken as time permits. Register for an appointment at www.redcross.org or by contacting the library at 812-482-2712, ext. 6109.

Playdough Fun will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, in the library’s theater. Ages 4 and up are invited to join in this creative program. Play-Doh and tools will be provided. Registration is not required.

Outside Fun Day will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 27, at the library’s park.

The Lego Club will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 27. Legos will be provided for building and creating during this time.

Library hours are from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays.




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