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  • Library Closed
    May 25—Memorial Day
    July 3 & 4—Independence  July 20-26—Annual cleaning
    Sept. 7—Labor Day

     

     





     

  • Annual Book Sale
    July 6 - 17 - library hours
    Library Community Room
    All items .50



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  • Available at both libraries


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    @ Both Library Locations




  • Knitting Club
    Library Community Room
    Wednesdays
    10 a.m. - Noon

  • Library Web Site
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  • Fun and Useful Computer Techniques

    Thursdays @ 6:30

    June 11 - Photo Touch Ups with Technology: Learn how to beautify and restore some of your digital (and even some old photo album) photos. Use photo editing software to learn clever tricks to touch up those old pics and turn them into masterpieces.

    July 30 - Digital Scrapbooking: Scrapbooking is fun, but you can also do creative layouts for scrapbook pages with technology. Once laid out, you just print and add them to your physical scrapbook. Bring a thumb drive to class that contains the digital pictures you want to use in your sample page.

    Aug. 13 - Home Movie Making with iMovie: Learn how to use your iPad to create a beautiful video. We will shoot a sample video and learn how to transform simple recorded videos into cherished memories.


    Call 628-3534 to register
  • Scrapbooking Saturday

    Saturday, June 27 at 9 am—7 pm

    Bring your sack lunch and a snack to share. Spend the day prepping and creating your scrapbooking treasures. The Cricut and Big Shot will be provided. Call to register at 765.628.3534

    Card Classes

    Our once-a-week, six week long class where you will enjoy creating beautiful and useful cards to give away! There are two class times, so give us a call to register at 628-3534-$1 fee.

    Tuesdays at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.

    June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, Aug. 11






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    Adult Summer Reading 

    June 1—July 17

    Weekly drawings for prizes.

    Grand prize for most pages read!

    Programs throughout the summer. (See more about Summer Reading for all ages on pages 2 & 3)

    Track the number of pages of reading, activity packets, and Library programs you’ve attended to win prizes.









  • aarp
    On Saturday, June 13 from 10am-3pm, take a 4-hour course from an AARP certified instructor to hone your driving skills and possibly save money on your car insurance. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. There will be a lunch break in the middle. Space is limited. You must bring AARP card, if applicable and a valid driver’s license. Call 765-628-3534 to register. 
  • bobby Monday, June 29 @ 6:30 
    Greentown Public Library.
    Call 628-3534 to register.


    Meet the true Superman of the most talked about basketball game in the history of Indiana basketball. Here is the REAL hero of the movie Hoosiers. Come meet and talk with this very deserving Indiana Hall of Famer.
    firstfarmer Program sponsor






  • nazi Young Gabrielle believed she knew the kind and loving grandparents who raised her, but 40 years after the death of her beloved grandfather, Api, she discovers his diary. The secret it held was of a tormented soul. Learn what Gabrielle discovered and chronicled in searching for his hidden past.



    Author, Gabrielle Robinson
    Monday, Aug. 17
    Greentown Public L
    ibrary @ 6:30 p.m.




  • unmaskREADING IS MY SUPERPOWER!

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    May 19th, 5pm-7pm            

    Obstacle Course, sandwiches, Book Walk

    May 26th, 5pm-7pm

    Anime movie/games

    June 2nd, 5pm-8pm

    Cosplay Day/cosplay movie

    June 9th, Time TBA

    Marissa Shrock author



    June 10th, noon – 2pm

    Skating @ Marion, $2.00

    June 17th, noon -2pm

    Teens @elementary library-Big Buddy

    June 23rd, 5-7pm                 Mask making & Hair Chalking

    June 30th, 5-7pm

    Finale! Ice Cream

    WEEKLY PRIZES!



    Show up to each weekly event to enter the prize drawings! Stop by each day to pick up candy! One weekly prize per person. Enter drawing for weekly big prizes! Keep track of pages read. High school library.






  • Best Books for Young Adults best of the best chosen
    by YALSA--Young Adult Library Services Association,
    American Library Association
    http://www.ala.org/yalsa/bfya/2012

    Best Young Adult Books 2014 from Goodreads
    https://www.goodreads.com/choiceawards/best-young-adult-fiction-books-2014

    Readalikes -  If you liked reading ___ , then you might
    want to read....this site suggests titles based on what
    book you've just read
    http://atn-reading-lists.wikispaces.com/Read+Alikes

    Lists for Guys:

    Boy Meets Book - best books for YA boys from Reading Rants
    http://www.readingrants.org/category/boy-meets-book/

    Boys Rule, Boys Read - a guy YA librarian picks some great reads for guys http://jaja-cas.blogspot.com/

    Best Young Adult Books 2013
    from Goodreads
    https://www.goodreads.com/choiceawards/best-young-adult-fiction-books-2013

    101 Books for College bound Kids--
    read these before college
    http://www.greatschools.org/students/books/412-recommended-college-bound.gs

    Young Adult Books--What We're Reading
    Now from a young adult librarian and book
    reviewer http://booksbypamelathompson.blogspot.com/

    Lists for Teen Girls:

    Top Ten Books for Teen Girls
    http://jgaunt.hubpages.com/hub/Top-10-books-for-teenage-girls





    Books Every Guy Should Read - a page from Boys Rule, Boys Read http://boysrockbr.blogspot.com/2010/07/books-every-guys-should-read.html

    Guys Read - a website devoted to guys and reading; scroll down to the
    books and click on the link of your choice http://www.guysread.com/

     

  • Every Hero Has a Story
    June 1 —July 17
    super read
    What: Professor Steve's Science of Superman Show
    When: Wednesday, June 3
    Where: Elementary cafeteria
    Time: 1—2 pm

    What: Super Skating Party
    When: Wednesday, June 10
    Where: Idyl Wyld Roller ink
                   4013 S Meridian St, Marion, IN 46953
    Time:
    12—2 pm
    Cost: $2.00 for skates


    What: High-Flying Bounce House & Activities
    When: Wednesday, June 17
    Where: Children’s Library
    Time: 12—3 pm
    *Bring super socks to bounce super high

    What: Ronald McDonald
    When: Friday, June 19
    Where: Elementary cafeteria
    Time: 1—2 pm


    What: It’s a bird... It’s a plane? No, It’s a Superhero
    Challenge

    When: Wednesday , June 24
    Where: Elementary cafeteria
    Time: 1—2 pm
    *Registration is required

    What: Bam! Pow! Water War
    When: Wednesday, July 1
    Where: Children’s Library
    Time: 1—2 pm

    What: Empowering Children to Tell Stories Storyteller,
    Valerie Marsh

    When: Friday, July 17
    Where: Elementary cafeteria
    Time: 1—2 pm


    *Registration is required



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    What: Make & Take Crafts
    Time: 1:00
    Where: Children’s Library/Elementary Cafeteria
    When/What...

    June 5—Superhero Chalk Art Contest
    Design a superhero picture on the sidewalk & win a prize.

    June 12—Cuffs & Capes
    Make an awesome set of super hero cuffs and a super hero cape. *Bring an adult size “small” t-shirt to make the cape. We will provide the paint & decals.

    June 26 – Hero Book w/ Origami Dog Craft
    Create your very own book about heroes. Family pictures, magazine photos or drawings of your favorite hero characters are some ideas. Use color paper, ribbon, stickers & other craft supplies to create your “Hero Book”. Just bring your imagination!
    *
    Registration is required

  • What: Stop Animation & Special Effects
    Movie Making

    When: Thursdays, June 11th & 18th
    Ages: 4th, 5th & 6th grade
    Time: 1—2 pm

    This class will help you learn:
    ·How to create stop animation and make objects appear to move on their own
    ·How to create superhero special effects; for example—How to disappear, how to make objects float, magical animation, etc...
    · How to combine both into an iMovie you can produce and burn to a DVD
    *Registration is required

    What: Internet Safety/Create a Comic Strip
    When: Thursdays, June 25 & July 2
    Ages: 1st, 2nd & 3rd grade
    Time: 1—2 pm

    This class will help you learn:
    ·How to be safe online
    What information you should NEVER share with someone you meet online

    · How to create a “Make Beliefs Comic Strip” to illustrate how to be safe online
    *Registration is required




  • superkid
    What:
    Babes in Story Land
    When: Mondays,
    Next Session: June 1, 8, 15, 22
    Time: 11—11:30

    Age: Birth to 2 years

    What: Mother Goose
    When: Thursdays,
    Next Session: June 4, 11, 18, 25
    Time: 11—11:30

    Age: 3 years

    What: Story Hour
    When: Tuesdays,
    Next Session: June 2, 9, 16, 23
    Time: 10:30—11:30
    Age: 4-5 years

    What: Combined Preschool
    Drive-in Movie

    When: Monday
    Date: June 29
    Time: 10:30—12:00

    carMake a super car, have a snack & watch a short movie


    R
    egistration is required for preschool programs. Call 628-2882 to register.


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