At the Library July 24-July 29
Putnam County Public Library
Monday, July 24:
-- Imagination Portal Unplugged, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.: 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. Each week will feature a different project. Ages 8-12.
-- Community Help Desk, 2-4 p.m.: A computer technician will be available to diagnose and repair your electronics. Most computer problems repaired in 20 minutes or recommended to a professional.
-- Candy Sushi, 3-4 p.m.: Turn Rice Krispie Treats and candy into a sweet version of this Japanese dish. For teens. Space limited, so register by contacting Krista Mullinnix at 653-2755 ext. 121 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or via the form on PCPL21.org.
-- Plarning, 4-6 p.m.: 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 25:
-- Baby & Me, 10-10:30 a.m.: Sing songs, read stories, play with toys, talk and laugh with your baby. Newborns to two years.
-- Ice cream party, 12-1:30 p.m.: Celebrate the end of summer reading with by building a better sundae.
-- Professor Steve’s Marvelous Machines Show, 1-2 p.m.
-- “Introduction to Computers, Part 3” at Heritage Lake, 1-3 p.m.: Part three of the “Introduction to Computers” series will build on part two by walking you through the most important parts of your operating system, managing your installed applications, and organizing personal computer files. For beginners, free and open to the public. Space is limited. To sign up for any of the upcoming classes, visit pcpl21.org, call Mike Acsbok at 653-2755 ext. 118, or stop by circulation or reference desks at the library.
-- IN 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, 4-7 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 DarksidersMaxine@msn.com to arrange for instruction.
Wednesday, July 26:
-- Mah Jongg Game, 12:30-3 p.m.: For all players who know the game (not computer version). Newcomers welcome to watch and learn.
-- Masterpiece of the Month, 4-5 p.m.: Each month explore different mediums and be inspired by famous artists and illustrators. Listen to stories and create your own masterpiece. All ages.
-- Ancient Practices for Modern Healing, 5-6:30 p.m.: “Transitional Healing,” focus on letting go, surviving change, end-of-life challenges and “deathing” techniques.
-- Learn to Crochet, 6-7:30 p.m.
-- PCPL Board of Trustees meeting, 6-8 p.m.
Thursdsay, July 27:
-- Community Help Desk, 10-1 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.: Come to an open bridge game on Thursday afternoons in the Kiwanis room. All skill levels are invited to attend. Facilitated by Dorothy Brown. For questions, contact Barbara Timm at btimm@PCPL21.org.
-- 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. Yoga mats, blocks and straps are available.
-- Author Talk: K.L. Montgomery, 7-8 p.m.: Author of “Green Castles,” “Fat Girl,” and “Given to Fly,“ will give an author’s talk followed by a book sale and signing.
Friday, July 28:
-- Imagination Portal Unplugged, 9 a.m.-noon.
-- Introduction to the Internet at Heritage Lake, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.