Jasper Library announces March events

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

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

Technology help will be provided from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays. Attendees may bring their own devices or use their laptops. Assistance with basic computer skills, email, Overdrive, writing letters, using a tablet, and so forth, will be given. Drop-ins are welcome.

The Chatterbox will meet at 6 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 11 and 25. The new club is just for teens, ages 10 and older. Participants can play games, draw art, see a new movie and just being able to hang out. Snacks will be provided.

The Manga Anime Gaming Club will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 2. The club meets the first Saturday every month in the library’s annex. Join other avid gamers, anime lovers and future mangaka for activities, films and friendly competition. Bring whatever portable gaming system and games to play against each other. Bring card games to compete with friends or trade cards to build an awesome deck. Participants may bring their favorite manga to share with the group and learn to draw their own with the help of their fellow artists. Watch a different anime with fellow fans. There is something for everyone. Children age 7 and younger should bring a guardian to accompany them.

The Bookworm Book Club will meet at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5. Students in grades four through eight are invited to join the group in the theater for book discussion. Snacks and books are provided to participants.

Duplo for ages 2 through 5 will be played at 10 a.m. Friday, March 8. Duplo blocks will be provided for children to build with during this playtime in the annex. No registration is required.

The DNA Interest Group will meet at 1 p.m. Friday, March 8. 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. Share research successes and triumphs. Encourage one another and assist one another in research. All are welcome. Registration is not required. All sessions will be informal and discussion topics will be based on participants’ interests.

A tea tasting class will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, March 11, in the library’s annex. Erin Doyle will teach participants about the history of tea and the proper brewing methods. Taste six different types of tea. Preregistration is required.

Crafts for grades kindergarten through five will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13. The craft will be determined at a later date. Sign-up starts on March 4. All materials are supplied.

Baby/toddler playtime will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 14, in the library annex. Toys will be available for children age 2 and younger to play with at the library annex during this playtime. No registration is required.

Snack Attack Thursday for ages 10 and older will begin at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14. Teens are invited to the library’s theater after school to do homework, socialize with friends and enjoy Keurig and snacks.

The Afternoon Book Club will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14. 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 Spool of Blue Thread” by Sharon Boorstin.

The Book Cellar is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 16. The Friends of the Library will hold a book sale.

Make N’ Take: Do-It-Yourself for adults will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, March 18. The craft will be card making. Preregistration is required. The program is reserved for adults.

Artsy Teens will meet at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20. Join in for a fun and creative program that allows teens to use their imagination to work on art projects. A new project will be presented once a month. Registration begins March 13.

Knot Just Knitting will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, March. 21. 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.

Pajama storytime will start at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 21. Wear pajamas to the event.

The Kentucky Science Center Program will start at 1 p.m. Monday, March 25. School-age children are invited to this fun program to see science experiments with Andrew Spence from the Kentucky Science Center. Kids will learn alot along with enjoying his experiments using dry ice and other fun things. No sign-up is required.

A super hero party will begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, in the library’s annex. This fun party will feature games, food and other activites with a super hero theme. Ages 3 and older may come dressed as their favorite superhero if they want. Preregistration is required, beginning March 18.

The Evening Book Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26. Pick up a copy of “The Circle” by Dave Eggers from the library. New members are always welcome to join in the discussion.

A Super Smash Bros. tourney will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, in the theater. Sign-up is required, beginning March 21. Prizes will be given.

A morning movie, “Aquaman,” will be shown at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 28. The movie is rated PG-13 and will be shown in the theater for ages 10 and older. No sign-up is needed.

An afternoon movie, “Wreck It Ralph 2,” will be shown at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 28, in the theater. All ages are invited. No sign-up is needed.

Saturday Storytime will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 30. Families with children of all ages are welcome.

The Lego Club will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 31. 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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