Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

September 7, 2013

What's going on at your local library?

Hendricks County Flyer

---- — Avon-Washington Township Public Library

— Pokémon League will meet at 2 p.m. today. The league allows Pokémon fans to get together with others interested in the cards and video games.

— Chess Night will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10 and 24. Chess Night is for players of all ages. No registration is required. Chess boards and snacks are provided.

— Investigation Destination: Butterflies! Will take place at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12. Registration is required and began Sept. 5.

— Teen Craft: Crochet will take place at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17. Learn how to crochet, get started on a scarf or blanket, and meet others who are interested crotchet. Materials will be provided. Teen Craft is for children in grades 5 through 12. Registration is required and beings Sept 10.

— PAWS to Read will take place at 6:30 or 7 p.m. Sept. 19. Read aloud to the PAWS to Read dog, Murray. Murray is a great listener, and reading aloud is a great way for readers to get some practice. The group is for all ages. Sign up for a 10 minute reading session, and receive a free book. Registration is required and begins Sept. 12.

— Make-It Monday will take place at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 30. Children in grades 1 through 4 are invited to join Ms. Jo for an hour of crafting fun. Crafts may be messy, so attendees should wear old clothes. All supplies are provided. Registration is required and begins Sep.t 23.



Brownsburg Public Library

— Between the Lines: Teen Book Club will take place at 6 p.m. Sept. 12 in the Children’s School Age program room. Join the group to discuss books, eat snacks, and meet new friends. Each month the group will focus on a different genre, such as dystopian, fantasy, or realistic fiction. There will also be talk about what’s new in teen literature and comparing books to their movies. New members are welcome. Open to teens in grades 6 to 12.

— Scrabble Time will take place at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 5 in Meeting Room B. Play friendly games of Scrabble with other word lovers in a non-competitive environment. Adults and teens ages 11 and older are welcome. The group meets on the first Thursday of each month.

— SecondHand Tuesdays $1 a Bag Sale will take place all day Sept. 10. Every second Tuesday, February through September the Library Shop will feature a $1 a Bag day. Bags are provided in the shop so stop in for some great bargains.

— Women’s Health will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11 in meeting room B. This program is for women who are peri-menopausal or menopausal, and are gaining belly fat, having hot flashes, insomnia, anxiety, and have a decreased libido. Come and find out how to balance hormones with natural hormones, supplements, and lifestyle. It is taught by Registered Nurse and Health Coach Robin Edlib and is for ages 18 and older. Registration required and ends at noon on Sept. 10.

— Panels & Pages: Graphic Novel Book Clun will meet at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 17 in the Computer Training Lab. Join Panels & Pages, a new graphic novel book club just for kids ages 10 to 13. The group meets once a month to discuss graphic novels, hang out, and eat snacks. Each month the group will share and discuss a different graphic novel.

— The library blood drive will take place at 10 a.m. Sept. 18. The Indiana Blood Center Bloodmobile will be parked in the library lot donations. A photo ID is required. Time slots are available from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Check the IBC website for eligibility at www.indianablood.org/donating/Pages/Eligibility.aspx.

— Round Table Readers will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 18 in meeting room C. This book that will be discussed is “Good-bye for Now” by Laurie Frankel. Copies are available at the front desk for check out.

— Movie Night: The Impossible will be at 5 p.m. Sept. 19 in meeting room B. Enjoy free popcorn and a viewing of the 2012 film, “The Impossible.” Run time is 114 minutes. Ages 18 and older are welcome.

— Brown Bag Travel Club: Buenos Aires will meet at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 24 in meeting room B. Bring a lunch and enjoy an episode of the PBS Globe Trekker series, all about Buenos Aires. The club is for ages 18 and older. No registration required.

— Great Ideas Book Discussion Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24 in meeting room B. Adult book discussion group for people who like to read and discuss books about important ideas from literature, science, government, culture, and religion. Discussion books may be picked up and returned each month at the Customer Service Desk.



Clayton-Liberty Township Public Library

— The Clayton Public Library has launched an e-newsletter and Facebook page to keep the community informed of library activities and news. To sign up for the e-newsletter, e-mail to claytonlibnews@tds.net, call 539-2991, or sign up at the library’s front desk. To become a “friend” of the library on Facebook, search Clayton Public Library and click “Like” to get in on the latest community events, library hours, resources, and children’s programs and events.

— Story Time for children ages 3 through those in pre-kindergarten is 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

— Little Listeners is a program for 18- to 36-month-old toddlers at 1 p.m. Thursdays.

— A naturalist from the McCloud Nature Center will visit at 4 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month.



Coatesville-Clay Township Public Library

— Storytime is from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. each Wednesday when Mill Creek Schools are in session, for preschoolers ages 3 to 6. Korleen Bledsoe will again serve as children’s programmer. McCloud Nature Park will present a nature program on the first Wednesday of each month.

(765) 386-2355


Danville Public Library

— Friends Jam is 6 to 8:30 p.m. each Thursday at the Train Station in Ellis Park. Friends Jam is a collection of local musicians who perform, primarily using acoustic instruments. They play and sing a variety of music. Donations received go to Friends of the Library and Friends of the Park.

— Storytime will begin the week of Sept. 9. Information on signups will be coming soon. Wiggleworms is for babies ages 6 to 12 months and will take place from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Mondays from Sept. 9 through Nov. 18; Cuddlebugs is for those ages 1 to 2 and will take place from 10:30 to 11 a.m. on Fridays; Toddler Tales is for toddlers ages 2 to 3 and will take place from 9:30 to 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and 9:30 to 10 a.m. on Fridays from Sept. 10 to Nov. 15; and Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3 to 6 and will take place from 9:30 to 10 a.m. and 1 to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and 1 to 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursdays from Sept. 11 through Nov. 14.

— Genealogy Nuts Monday will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 9. The meeting will cover searching the census records for ancestors using the new family search interface.


Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library

— Build-a-Mania will take place from 2 to 3 p.m. today. Those who attend can let imaginations run wild and show off creative genius by using a collection of Legos to build alone or work with a friend. No registration is required.

— Gallery Opening will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 8. September features “Art in Bloom” with crewel embroidery “paintings” by Marci Alvis Slinski, florals in acrylic by Connie Wagner, strikingly realistic floral sculptures by Karen Pedevilla along with works by Molly Hammond and students of the Porcelain Art Studio. ARTZONE and Gallery Hands contributions complete the exhibit. Refreshments will be served.

— Grandparents are Great will take place from 2 to 3 p.m. Sept. 8. Bring Grandma and Grandpa to the library to celebrate Grandparents Day. Get a picture taken and decorate a frame. Enjoy stories, songs and a snack. Register online or by calling 838-3801.