At the Library: Sept. 11-16

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Putnam County Public Library

Monday, Sept. 11:

• Imagination Portal Unplugged, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.: 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 computer 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, Sept. 12:

• Baby & Me, 11 - 11:30 a.m.: Share songs, action rhymes, a book, some playtime. Bond with your baby, get to know other moms, and gain skills that help prepare baby for reading and writing later on.

• Music Makers, 12 - 1 p.m.: Join group on the second Tuesday of every month as they sing, dance and play with percussion instruments and a parachute. Babies, toddlers and preschool-aged children welcome.

• 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, Sept. 13:

• Cooking with Kids, 4 - 5 p.m.: Each month prepare a simple snack, talk about cooking basics and read some stories while enjoying a treat. This month is Banana Boat S’mores. Space is limited, so register by Sept. 9 by contacting Krista Mullinix at 653-2755 ext. 121 or

• Alternative Healing, 5 - 6:30 p.m.: Alternative Healing will pick up where the previous series left off and continue to teach practices that promote healing power from within and optimal health for you or your loved ones. This week is challenging harmful addictions.

• Ukulele Group, 6 - 7 p.m.: Do you play the ukulele? Join in every Wednesday for an open ukulele jam. Beginners welcome.

Thursday, Sept. 14:

• 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. Age 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.

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

• Bridge for Everyone, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.: Open bridge game on Thursday afternoons in the Kiwanis room. All who enjoy bridge are invited to attend. Facilitated by Dorothy Brown. For questions, contact Barbara Timm at

• LibrarYoga, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.: Free yoga sessions led by certified yoga instructors every Thursday. All welcome. Yoga mats, blocks and straps are available.

Friday, Sept. 15:

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

• Introduction to Computers, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.: “Introduction to Computers, Part Two” of this series will build on Part One by teaching how to understand the words people use when talking about computers. Topics covered: Applications, Operating Systems and Hands on with a Graphical User Interface.

• Community Help Desk, 2 - 4 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 16:

• Pup Tales, 1 - 2 p.m.: Read to a dog at the library. Parents can sign up their children for a 15-minute time slot to read to one of the PALS Pups by calling 653-2755.

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