Frank Lloyd Wright Events
After School Programs
HCR Top 15 Nominees
Harry Potter Party
Library Closed Dates
|Frank Lloyd Wright
The whole month of September
See 24 of his historical and inspired renderings of his architectural designs
at the Greentown Public Library
Samara House and Frank Lloyd Wright Historical Presentation with Associate Curator, Linda Eales
Monday,September 14 @ 6:30
Greentown Public Library.
Call 628-3534 to register.
Bus Trip to Samara House
Friday, September 25, 2015
Departing from Eastern Performing Arts Center @ 8:30 a.m.
Cost: $30 per person
Lunch break in West Layfayette (not included in fare)
Visit the Home of West Lafayette's own Frank Lloyd Wright designed home.
You bring the interest and we’ll bring the popcorn to our Howard County Reads combination movie screening and book discussion. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie, is one of the Howard County Reads book nominees and Christie’s masterpiece.
Greentown Public Library
Thursday, Oct. 29 at 6:00 p.m.
HAM RADIO DISPLAY
The Greentown Public Library will host a display of ham radios and equipment during the month of November. Ham radios played an important part in the HCR’s book All the Light You Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. The display is the collection of
FROM MINDLESS TO MINDFUL EATING: HOW WE THINK ABOUT FOOD
“What does your favorite comfort food say about you? Why do you eat more when you dine with friends.” Mindless Eating by Dr. Brian Wansink is a HCR nominee.
Dr. Peter M. Todd is the Director of the IU Food Institute who uses this book in his classes. Hear him and learn how you can improve your eating habits on Thursday, Nov. 19 at 6:30 p.m. This fun and informative program will “feed” your brain as well as your tummy. Call 628.3534 to register.
HCR MYSTERY THEATER -
Gather your investigative skills and join us for a fun evening of good food and super sleuthing at the Elite Banquet Conference Center, 2820 S. Lafountain St. on Friday, Nov. 20 from 7-9 p.m. Local thespians will present a spine chilling and perhaps funny-bone tickling mystery play. You can also pick up a keepsake at the silent auction. Early bird tickets are $25 from 10/19-11/6. Thereafter, they are $35. They can be purchased at the Greentown Public Library or Kokomo Howard County Public Library. For more information, call 628.3534.
||On Thursday, September 10th the Greentown Public Library will be hosting a recipe tasting party to launch our new cookbook. The party will be held from 6 - 7:30 p.m. in the adult library community room located at 421 S. Harrison St. in Greentown. Many tasty recipes from the book will be available to sample! The cookbooks will be sold for $10 and all proceeds will benefit children’s programming. Thanks to all of the wonderful ladies who contributed to this awesome fund raiser.
Tuesday, Sept. 15— Game Day
Board games, Wii games, & computer games will be available to play.
Tuesday, Sept. 22—Cupcake-A-Palooza
Create your very own cupcake design with icing, sprinkles, etc.
Tuesday, Nov. 10—LEGO League
Build, create, & explore with friends. The library will supply the LEGOs.
Tuesday, Dec. 1— Fabric Scrap Paper Dolls
Calling all fashion designers… Create clothing and accessories for a paper doll with scrap fabric, buttons, colored pencils, etc. The library will provide all materials.
Tuesday, Dec. 15—Elf on a Shelf Gala
Candy cane scavenger hunt, elf crafts, yummy snacks, tattoo station, etc...
Call 628-2882 to register
||TOP 15 NOMINEES!
The #1 Howard County Reads selection for 2015 is still a mystery, but stay tuned for the announcement on Oct. 1.
·All the Bright Places—Jennifer Nixon
·All the Light We Cannot See—Anthony Doerr
·And Then There Were None—Agatha Christie
·Angels Walking—Karen Kingsbury
·Before I Go—Colleen Oakley
·Below Stairs: The Classic Kitchen Maid’s Memoir That Inspired “Upstairs Downstairs” and “Downton Abbey”—Margaret Powell
·Calling Me Home—June Kibler
·Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?—Roz Chast
·Family Romanov—Candace Fleming
·Mindless Eating—Brian Wansink
·Positive: A Memoir—Paige Rawl
·The Boys in the Boat—Daniel James Brown
·The Lazarus Project—Aleksander Hemon
·The Sisters Brothers—Patrick deWitt
CARD MAKING CLASS
Our once-a-month class where you will enjoy creating beautiful and useful cards to give away. Tuesdays-Sept. 8, Oct. 6, Nov. 10, Dec. 8; Classes start at 9:30 & 10:30. Cost $1.00. Please call 765-628-3534 to register.
|The Greentown Children’s Library
will be hosting our annual fall
book fair on the following dates and
Monday, Oct. 5 / 8 – 6
Tuesday, Oct. 6 / 8 – 8
Wednesday, Oct 7 / 8 – 6
Thursday, Oct. 8 / 8 – 6
Friday, Oct. 9 / 8 - 4
It’s a great opportunity to shop for
Christmas gifts! All proceeds benefit
||Harry Potter Party
Hogwarts @ the Children’s Library
Hogsmeade @ Century Villa Health Care
|Come dressed in your Halloween costume for a magical evening full of fun events.
When: Tuesday, October 27
Where: Begin @ the Greentown Children’s Library
End @ Century Villa Health Care
Time: 6 – 8 p.m. (open house format)
Order of Events:
¨Visit Ollivanders to find out which wand will choose you!
¨Proceed to our “floating candles” room where the “Sorting Hat” will magically sort you into one of these four houses; Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw and Slytherin. You’ll receive a badge to decorate & wear.
¨Attend potions class and create a magical experimental brew to take home.
¨Vote on your favorite Storybook pumpkins that will be on display throughout the library by putting change in the buckets.
¨Stop by the train depot and have your picture taken with one of the messenger owls.
¨End your time at Hogwarts by racing a Nimbus 2000 (broom) in a Quidditch Match!
¨Before leaving “Hogwarts” you’ll receive a Marauder’s Map that will lead you to Hogsmeade @ Century Villa Health Care. There you will find:
¨Cookies and butter brew snacks
¨A pumpkin carving demonstration
¨End your magical adventure by trick-or-treating throughout the facility.
|2ND ANNUAL PUMPKIN PARADE
DECORATE A PUMPKIN LIKE YOUR FAVORITE
We will put your pumpkin characters on display in
the library along with the book they are from.
Pumpkin book characters can be brought to the
~Oct. 26 & 27 (The week after fall break).
Vote for your favorites by putting change in the buckets onOct. 28 & 29. Winners will be announced on October 30, and students can take them home that day.
Here are the contest rules:
• NO CARVED PUMPKINS
• Pumpkins should represent a favorite book
character and should be accompanied by a
book with that character (library books can be
used). For ideas go to: www.hardin.k12.ky.us/creekside/hh/favorites.htm
• Pumpkins and books from home should be
labeled with your name. Borrowed books
(classroom, library, etc.) should have a bookmark
inserted with your name. Although this is a family project, a majority of the work should be done by the student.
Students’ entries will be voted on with others in their age group—K/1, 2/3 and 4/5.
~ First place per age group– $10
~ Second place per age group– $5
~ Overall Grand prize—$25
closings and Hours
Mon., Sept. 7—Labor Day
Thur. & Fri., Nov. 26-27—Thanksgiving Holiday
Wed. & Thur., Dec. 24 & 25—Christmas Holiday
Wed. & Thur., Dec. 31 & Jan. 1—New Year’s Holiday
Adult Library Holiday hours:
Mon., Dec. 21—12:00-4:00
Tues., Dec. 22—12:00-6:00
Wed., Dec. 23-12:00-4:00
Sat., Dec. 26—9:00-1:00
Mon., Dec. 28—12:00-4:00
Tues., Dec. 29—12:00 –6:00
Wed. Dec. 30-12:00-4:00
Sat., Jan. 2—9:00-1:00
Children's Library Closed Dec. 21 - Jan 1
What: Babes in Story Land
Next Session: September 14, 21, 28, Oct. 12, 19
Age: Birth to 2 years
What: Mother Goose
Next Session: September 14, 24 Oct. 1, 15. 22
Age: 3 years
What: Story Hour
Next Session: Septermber 15 - April 12
Age: 4-5 years
Registration is required for preschool programs. Call 628-2882 to register.
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