At the Library: July 31-Aug. 5

Friday, July 28, 2017

Putnam County Public Library

Monday, July 31:

-- 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.

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

-- Plarning, 4-6 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, Aug. 1:

-- Community Help Desk at Heritage Lake, 1-3 p.m.: Patrons must accompany their computers or electronics at all times. Bring in laptops, desktop towers, tablets, cell phones or anything electronic with their power cables.

-- 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 to arrange for instruction.

Wednesday, Aug. 2:

-- 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.: The final session of Ancient Practices for Modern Healing will be a Q&A session and is open to everyone with questions regarding ancient wisdom practices and everyday life.

-- Time Travelin’ Genealogy Guild, 6-7 p.m.: Join a group of local family history gurus to learn tips and tricks, share stories and discover new resources. This month discuss upcoming changes to the FamilySearch microfilm distribution service.

-- Learn to Crochet, 6-7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 3

-- Community Help Desk, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

-- 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 who enjoy bridge are invited to attend. Group facilitated by Dorothy Brown. For questions, contact Barbara Timm at

-- LGBTQ+ Book Club, 6-7 p.m.: Will be reading “Boy Meets Boy” by David Levithan for the August meeting. The library has copies of the book available for checkout and for free at the reference desk. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Sarah Myers at

Friday, Aug. 4:

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

-- “Safety and Security on the Internet” at Heritage Lake, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.: The “Safety and Security on the Internet” class will discuss safeguarding your privacy and keeping your computer and information secure while using the Internet. All classes are for beginners and free, but registration is required since space is limited. To sign up for any of the upcoming classes, visit, call Mike Acsbok at 765-653-2755 ext. 118 or stop by our circulation or reference desks at the library.

-- Community Help Desk, 2-4 p.m.

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