At the Library July 17-22

Friday, July 14, 2017

Monday, July 17:

• Imagination Portal Unplugged, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.: Looking for a little quiet time? Enjoy the Imagination Portal without monitors, video games or music in the background.\

• STEAM Monday, 2-3 p.m.: Tinker, make and create at the library on Mondays. Explore arts and crafts, simple circuits, chemistry and more. Ages 8-12.

• Community Help Desk, 2-4 p.m.: A computer technician will be available to diagnose and help repair your electronics. Most problems repaired in 20 minutes or recommended to a professional.

• Plarning, 6-8 p.m.: Build a Better World through plarning, the process of crocheting recycled plastic bags into mats for the homeless. PCPL is partnering with the Creative Change Project for this program.

Tuesday, July 18:

• Baby & Me, 10-10:30 a.m.: Sing songs, read stories, play with toys, talk and laugh with your baby. Newborn-2 years.

• Yoga Storytime, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.: Stories accompanied by playful and gentle yoga stretches. No previous practice needed. Bring your own mat, or use one of ours. For caregivers and children ages 3-10 years.

• “Introduction to Computers, Part 2” at Heritage Lake, 1-3 p.m.: All classes, two hours long with a break, are free and open to beginners. Registration is required and now open. To sign up, visit, call Mike Acsbok at 765-653-2755 ext. 118 or stop by our circulation or reference desks at the library.

• Indiana Talking Book and Braille Library Presentation, 1-2 p.m.: Learn about resources available for the visually impaired from the Indiana State Library’s Talking Book and Braille Library.

• Community Help Desk, 4:30-7:30 p.m.

• Yarn Perch, 5-8 p.m.: Need crochet help or companionship? Jo MacPhail will take her Yarn Perch on the balcony above the lobby every Thursday evening.

• Play Mah Jongg, 6-8 p.m.: For those who know the game. Newcomers contact Janice at to arrange for instruction.

Wednesday, July 19:

• Mah Jongg Game, 12:30-3 p.m.: For all players who know the game (not the computer version). Newcomers are welcome to watch and learn.

• Ancient Practices for Modern Healing, 5-6:30 p.m.: “Meditation as Medicine” will introduce you to a variety of meditative practices for daily practice.

• Learn to Crochet, 6-7:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 20:

• Community Help Desk, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

• Toddler Time, 10-10:30 a.m.: Sing songs, hear stories and nursery rhymes, move around to music and action songs and make a craft. Ages 1-2 years.

• Preschool Storytime, 11-11:45 a.m.: Hear theme-based stories, move around and sing action songs, make a craft and have a small snack. Ages 3-5 years.

• Bridge for Everyone, 1:30-3:30 p.m.: An open bridge game on Thursday afternoons in the Kiwanis room. All skill levels invited. Group facilitated by Dorothy Brown. For questions, contact Barbara Timm at

• Brick Club, 4-5 p.m.: Build creations using LEGO bricks. All displayed at the library.

• LibrarYoga, 5:30-6:30 p.m.: Free yoga sessions for all skill levels led by certified yoga instructors every Thursday evening. Wear comfy, stretchy clothes. Mats, blocks and straps are available.

Friday, July 21:

• Imagination Portal Unplugged, 9-12 p.m.

• Community Help Desk at Heritage Lake, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

• Family Film Friday, 1-2:30 p.m.: This month we’ll be showing a live-action movie about a tale as old as time. All ages welcome. Snacks provided. Contact Krista Mullinnix at 653-2755 ext. 121 or at

• Community Help Desk, 2-4 p.m.

• Literary Ladies, 5-7 p.m.: The PCPL Literary Ladies will be reading “Everyday Sexism” by Laura Bates for the July meeting. Copies of the book available for checkout and for sale at the reference desk. Refreshments provided. For more information, contact Sarah Myers at

Saturday, July 22:

• Pup Tales, 1-2 p.m.: Parents can register their children (readers, early readers) for a 15-minute time slot to read to one of the PALS Pups by calling the library at 653-2755.

• Pokemon League, 1-2 p.m.: Attend three sessions to earn 10 percent off at Game Warehouse. For questions, contact Taylor O’Brien at 653-2755 ext. 121 or at

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