PCPL lists January events
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 23:32

Pulaski County Public Library has listed its special programs and activities for January. They include making an artsy picture frame, an "arm knitting" class, a make-and-take craft, and a computer class on PowerPoint.

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

Special Events:

Recycled Magazine Picture Frame Craft: Make an artsy picture frame out of old magazines at 5 p.m., Monday, Jan. 8. We’ll provide the magazines and other supplies—you bring your creativity! Call to sign up.

Arm Knitting Class: Make a scarf using your arms instead of knitting needles at 5 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 18.  You must sign up ahead of time to take part in this craft—give us a call to put your name on the list!

Computer Class: Introduction to PowerPoint: Learn about the popular presentation software PowerPoint from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, Friday, Jan. 19. This class is free, but space is limited; call the library to reserve your spot!

Make & Take Snowman Bracelet: Make your own bracelet with a design that’s perfect for our wintry weather! Join us at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 25. Sign-up is required; give us a call or stop in to register.


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 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 Night is held every Tuesday at 4 p.m. The January movies are:

  • Jan. 2: Bedtime Stories
  • Jan. 9: Tomorrowland
  • Jan. 16: The Angry Birds Movie
  • Jan. 23: The Emoji Movie
  • Jan. 30: Are We Done Yet?

Pokémon League: Join local youth 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.

Teen Activity Board: Teens gather for fun activities and to brainstorm ideas for upcoming events and programs. TAB meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m.

Book Club is held on the second Friday of each month at 2:30 p.m. The book up for discussion this month is Once Upon a River by Bonnie Jo Campbell.

Third Thursday programs are 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.