At the Library: Sept. 18-22
Putnam County Public Library
Sept. 19 - 23
Tuesday, Sept. 19:
-- Baby & Me, 11 - 11:30 a.m.: Share songs, action rhymes, a book and playtime to bond with your baby, get to know other moms and gain skills that help prepare baby for reading and writing later on.
-- Community Help Desk, 4 - 7 p.m.: A computer technician will be available to diagnose and repair computers and electronics. Most computer problems can be repaired in 20 minutes or recommended to a professional.
-- Hour of Code, 4- 5 p.m.: Explore the basics of coding in a fun and interactive way with the help of our friends from DePauw. Computer science is a great way nurture creativity and develop problem-solving skills. Hour of Code is for all ages, but this program is aimed at school-age children.
-- 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.
-- Family Movie Night, 5:30 - 7 p.m.: This month showing an animated movie based on a popular book series about a principal turned dimwitted superhero. The movie is rated PG and the running time is 90 minutes. Snacks provided. All ages welcome.
-- 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, Sept. 20:
-- STEAM Powered Wednesdays, 2 - 3 p.m. and 4 -5 p.m.: Tinker, make, and create at the library on the third Wednesday of each month. Explore arts and crafts, simple circuits, chemistry and more. Two sessions: homeschool at 2 p.m.; after-school, 4 p.m. Primarily for children 6-12 years old, but all are welcome. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult.
-- Live Local, Think Global Presents Erin Huang, 6:30- 7:30 p.m.: The “Live Local, Think Global” series presents Erin Huang, Senior Indiana State Director for The Humane Society of The United States (HSUS). Huang will discuss issues facing animals and how people can get involved to affect change.
-- Ukulele Group, 6 - 7 p.m.: Do you play the ukulele? Join in every Wednesday for an open ukulele jam. Beginners welcome.
Thursday, Sept. 21:
-- 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.
-- Community Help Desk, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
-- Bridge for Everyone, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.: Come to an open bridge game Thursday afternoons in the Kiwanis room. All invited to attend. Facilitated by Dorothy Brown. For questions, contact Barbara Timm at btimm@PCPL21.org.
-- Brick Club, 4 - 5:30 p.m.: Build creations that will be displayed in the library using LEGO bricks.
-- LibrarYoga, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.: Free yoga sessions led by certified instructors every Thursday. Everyone welcome. Yoga mats, blocks, and straps are available.
Friday, Sept. 22:
-- 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.
-- Introduction to Computers, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.: “Introduction to Computers, Part Three” will walking you through the most important parts of your operating system, managing your installed applications and organizing your personal computer files. We will get used to creating folders, saving files and learning how to cut, copy, and paste. Topics covered: Files and folders, copy and paste and adding and removing applications.
-- Community Help Desk, 2 - 4 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 23:
-- Pokemon League, 1 - 2 p.m.: Bring your cards and join the fun.