PCPL lists November events
Wednesday, 01 November 2017 23:39

The Pulaski County Public Library has listed its special programs and activities for November which include a Heavenly Dairy class, Health Insurance Marketplace one-on-one sessions, make-and-take sweater mittens and a sandhill cranes presentation.

For more information on any program, call the library at 574-946- 3432.

Special Events:

Heavenly Dairy Products:There’s more to dairy than just milk. In this class, Mark Lyons, an experienced cheesemaker, will show participants how to turn milk into wonderful treats such as butter, cheese, buttermilk, crème fraîche, and Devonshire clotted cream. Join us at 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2.

Health Insurance Marketplace One-on-One Sessions:A Healthcare Navigator will be available for free one-on- one assistance exploring insurance options in the ACA Health Insurance Marketplace during a number of sessions at the library: Nov. 7 and 16  between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.; and Nov. 9 and 14 between 5 and 8 p.m. Registration is required; call 946-3432 to reserve your session.

Teen Activity Board:At TAB, teens gather for fun activities and to brainstorm ideas for upcoming events and programs. TAB will be held on the first Wednesday this month (Nov. 8) at 4 p.m.

Make & Take Sweater Mittens:Make mittens out of old sweaters to keep your hands warm this winter! All supplies will be provided for this free craft 5 p.m., Monday, Nov. 13. Sign up is required—call the library at 946-3432 to reserve your spot.

Computer Class: Microsoft Publisher II:Learn how to use Publisher to lay out and design documents at this introductory-level computer class from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, Friday, Nov. 17. The class is free, but sign-up is required. Call the library to reserve your spot.

Sandhill Crane Presentation:Learn all about sandhill cranes—about their behavior, habitats, and more—at this program at 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 18.

Andrew Carnegie Amnesty Day:If you have overdue library items, mark your calendars for Tuesday, Nov. 28. All fines will be forgiven for long-overdue items returned in good condition on this date.

Alzheimer’s Disease - The Basics:At this program, a representative from the Greater Indiana Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association will speak about how Alzheimer’s disease is detected, its causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more. Please call the library to sign up for this program, which will be held at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 28.


Regular Programs:

Lego League:Every Monday at 4 p.m., kids of all ages can come and exercise their imagination as they build with Legos. A weekly theme serves as a launching point for their Lego creations.

Genealogy Help:Mondays 4 to 6 p.m. If you’re interested in your family’s history but just aren’t sure where to start, this is the time and place to find out!

Together Time: This program is held on Tuesday mornings at 10 a.m. and is for our youngest library patrons: music, stories, and fun for babies and toddlers.

Toddler Legos:We build with Duplo blocks—larger Lego bricks designed for young children—on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 (directly following Together Time).

Family Movie Nightis held every Tuesday at 4 p.m. The November movies are:

  • Nov.7: Smurfs: The Lost Village
  • Nov. 14: Rock Dog
  • Nov. 21: The Lego Batman Movie
  • Nov. 28: Beauty & the Beast

Pokémon League: Join kids, youth, and parents from the area as they play the exciting Pokémon card game. The league meets each Wednesday at 4 p.m.

Magic - The Gathering League:Bring your decks to this new weekly program. Join other players in playing the collectible card game Magic: The Gathering every Thursday at 4 p.m.

Board Game Night:Every Thursday at 4 p.m., we set up a chosen game that anyone can play. Our entire board game library is also available.

Story Time:On Saturdays at 10 a.m., we read a picture book and make a fun craft.

Book Clubis held on the second Friday of each month at 2:30 p.m. The book up for discussion this month is The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan.

Third Thursday programsare presented by the library at the West Side Center in Medaryville each month. A program for kids is held at 5:15 p.m., followed by a program for all ages at 6:30 p.m.