At the Library Nov. 6 -11

Friday, November 3, 2017

Monday, Nov. 6:

-- 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 computer problems repaired in 20 minutes or recommended to a professional.

-- 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 Monday evening.

Tuesday, Nov. 7:

-- Baby & Me, 11 - 11:30 a.m.: Share songs, action rhymes, a book and some 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.

-- Hour of Code, 4 - 5 p.m.: Explore the basics of coding in a fun and interactive way with the help of 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.

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

Wednesday, Nov. 8:

-- Play Mah Jongg, 12:30- 3:30 p.m.

-- Cooking with Kids, 4 - 5 p.m.: Each month prepare a simple, kid-friendly snack, talk about cooking basics and read some stories while enjoying a treat. This month is mozzarella stuffed garlic butter crescents. Registration for this program has closed.

-- Alternative Healing, 5 - 6:30 p.m.: Learn and practice healing alternatives from a variety of traditions for application in daily life that will benefit yourself, your family, the community, animals and the planet. Each session will begin with a guided healing meditation/practice that compliments the topic to be discussed. This week’s topic is ayurvedic pulse diagnosis.

-- Sock Knitting, 5:30 - 7 p.m.

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

-- Emergency Preparedness, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.: Briefing on how to prepare for disaster in Putnam County. Know the risks, and how to survive until help arrives. Presented by Tom Helmer, the Emergency Management Agency Director, and Dave Costin, Deputy Director for Emergency Management in Putnam County.

Thursday, Nov. 9:

-- 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.: Come to an open bridge game Thursday afternoons in the Kiwanis room. All invited to attend, regardless of skill level. Facilitated by Dorothy Brown. For questions, contact Barbara Timm at

-- Author Scott Russell Sanders, 6 - 8 p.m.: Scott Russell Sanders, author of “A Conservationist Manifesto” and 20 other books of fiction and nonfiction, will speak about restoring balance between our way of life and the way of nature in “Taking Care of Home: Sustainability on a Small Planet.”

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Friday, Nov. 10:

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

-- Introduction to Social Networking, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.: “Introduction to Social Networking” will introduce patrons to a variety of websites devoted to socializing with others online and ways to protect privacy while enjoying an online social life.

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

-- Literary Ladies, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.: The Literary Ladies book club will be reading “A Room of One’s Own” by Virginia Woolf for the November meeting. Copies of the book available for checkout and sale at the reference desk. Refreshments provided. For more information, contact Sarah Myers at

Saturday, Nov. 11:

-- Library closed for Veterans Day

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