Jasper Library plans Sept. events

JASPER — The Jasper Public Library has events planned for September.

Technology help will be provided at 1 p.m. Tuesdays. Attendees may bring their own devices or use the library’s laptops. Download and sign up for new apps or accounts online. The librarians will be available to guide attendees through the process.

Family storytime will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesdays, beginning Sept. 10. Families with children of all ages are welcome. No registration is required. 

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

The Manga Anime Gaming Club will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7. Join other avid gamers, anime lovers and future mangaka for fun activities, great films and friendly competition. Participants are asked to bring whatever portable gaming system and games they enjoy to play against each other. Bring card games to compete with friends or trade cards to build an awesome deck. Watch a different anime with fellow fans. There is something for everyone. Children ages 7 and younger should bring a guardian to accompany them.

Introduction to Browning Genealogy will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10. BrowningGenealogy.org is a database search tool that enables researchers to access a variety of public records documenting people and events in Evansville and surrounding counties in Southwestern Indiana, Southeastern Illinois and Western Kentucky.

Baby/toddler playtime will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12. Parents and children can enjoy some social time while playing with toys the library is providing during this playtime. No registration is required.

The Afternoon Book Club will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12. 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 “Death by Darjeeling” by Laura Childs.

Saturday storytime at the Jasper Farmer’s Market start at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14. Stories, songs and crafts will be featured for the children.

Blood pressure checks will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16. A nurse will be available to offer free blood pressure checks monthly at the library.

Make ‘N Take for adults will start at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16. Details will be announced. Registration will open approximately one month before the program. Preregistration is required.

Knot Just Knitting will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15. 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.

The Book Cellar is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. Friends of the Library will hold a book sale.

The Cricut Maker is available for use on Tuesday, Sept. 24, beginning at 1 p.m. The Cricut Maker is a die-cutting machine used to create custom projects for home, business, school or hobby. The cricut has multiple blades for cutting various materials such as fabrics, cardstock, vinyl, paper and more. There is no cost to use the Cricut Maker; however, attendees must provide their own supplies. Registration is required.

The evening book club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24. Pick up a copy of “Crossing on the Paris” by Dana Gynther from the library staff. New members are always welcome.

An Alzheimer’s presentation will be given by Toni Morgan at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, in the library’s annex. Morgan will give the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s. Preregistration is required.

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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