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   Summer Reading Club 2016   
Upcoming Events
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Date
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Many believe that meditation strengthens brain circuits associated with happiness and positive behavior. During these sessions participants will learn to meditate and experience their inner light. Sessions are for those 6 and over. Presented by Pyramid Meditation Center.
Location
Conference Room
Library
BCPL

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Date
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Due to health reasons this program has been cancelled.
Location
Red Room
Library
BCPL

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Date
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Storytimes on Wednesdays and Thursdays are offered twice to allow more children to attend. Both storytimes are the same, please choose one. All programs are now first come, first serve. Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.
Location
Story Time Room
Library
BCPL

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Date
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Storytimes on Tuesdays and Wednesdays are offered twice to allow more children to attend. Both storytimes are the same, please choose one. All programs are now first come, first serve. Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.
Location
Story Time Room
Library
BCPL

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Date
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Use our digital media software and/or art supplies to create fan art for any fandom you choose. Examples of fan art will be available. All supplies provided.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
BCPL

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Date
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Many know Franklin College Professor David Carlson for his book Peace Be with You: Monastic Wisdom for a Terror-Filled World and for his involvement with groups such as the Columbus Interfaith Fellowship. Recently his first fiction endeavor, Enter by the Narrow Gate: A Christopher Worthy/Father Fortis Mystery was published. Carlson will talk about his book, why he has ventured into fiction writing and answer questions. Copies of Enter by the Narrow Gate will be available for purchase.
Location
Red Room
Library
BCPL

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Date
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
While family history plays a part in our risk for heart and vascular disease, we can take many steps to reduce our chances of having a heart attack or stroke. First up: know your numbers, including resting heart rate, blood pressure and cholesterol, both good (HDL) and bad (LDL). Then learn how diet, exercise and medications can lower your risk of heart disease. During this program, Soo Park, MD, cardiologist with Franciscan Health Indiana Heart Physicians, will talk about recognizing the signs and symptoms of heart attack and stroke and preventing one from even happening.
Location
Conference Room
Library
BCPL

Title
Date
Thursday, December 08, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Storytimes on Wednesdays and Thursdays are offered twice to allow more children to attend. Both storytimes are the same, please choose one. All programs are now first come, first serve. Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.
Location
Story Time Room
Library
BCPL

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Date
Thursday, December 08, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Audience members will learn about Sylvia Plath, Assia Wevill, and Ted Hughes while studying literature associated with them - No pre-reading required. Attendees will engage in challenging existing narratives about these famous writers, which will prompt us to consider how literature constructs, illuminates, and influences the ways in which we view lives and their stories inside and outside the book. The presenters are completing the IUPUC Sylvia Plath Studies course with Dr. Julie Goodspeed-Chadwick. The presenters are Amanda Ballard, Bailey Burnett, Emily Pedigo, Alicca Rice, Melissa Sinclair, and Courtney Watkins.
Location
Red Room
Library
BCPL

Title
Date
Thursday, December 08, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us for rhymes, songs, books & fun just for babies! All programs are now first come, first serve. Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk. All programs are now first come, first serve. Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.
Location
Story Time Room
Library
BCPL

Title
Date
Thursday, December 08, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us at the library for a Christmas story and craft. Whether you come every day or just for one, this is the perfect way for your little ones to experience the fun and joy of the holiday season!
Location
Story Time Room
Library
BCPL

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Date
Thursday, December 08, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Meet with other writers in the county, share ideas and learn.
Location
Conference Room
Library
BCPL

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Date
Thursday, December 08, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Roger Griffith, the Associate Sculpture Conservator at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), will discuss the collection of architectural models in MoMA's collection. He will describe how models are categorized, conserved, stored, and displayed. As part of his presentation, Griffith will also discuss a recent survey conducted of MoMA’s architectural model collection. Hosted by the Columbus Indiana Architectural Archives. Open to the public.
Location
Red Room
Library
BCPL

Title
Date
Friday, December 09, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us at the library for a Christmas story and craft. Whether you come every day or just for one, this is the perfect way for your little ones to experience the fun and joy of the holiday season!
Location
Story Time Room
Library
BCPL

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Date
Friday, December 09, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Help us make pet toys to donate to local shelter animals to make their season a little brighter!!
Location
Story Time Room
Library
BCPL

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Date
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Learn to blend, shade, and highlight, all in one stroke. Each participant will paint 3-4 clear ornaments with Christmas trees, wreaths, etc. Instructor Marilyn Tentler is a Level 2 One Stroke Certified Instructor. $25 fee covers all supplies, pay at class.

Location
Conference Room
Library
BCPL

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Date
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join Laura Ingalls as she reminisces with her family and fiancé, Almanzo Wilder, on Christmas Day out on the snowy prairie. Hear stories from her childhood days, and see some of her beloved Christmas gifts. This program is for all ages. Presenter is Laura Keyes who has been portraying women from history since 2008.
Location
Red Room
Library
BCPL

Title
Date
Sunday, December 11, 2016
Time
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Today we celebrate the official bicentennial of our state. Indiana was admitted to the Union on this date two hundred years ago! Visit us and play some Indiana trivia, shoot some hoops, and decorate cookies. You can also write down what it means to be a Hoosier. Your thoughts will be placed in a time capsule which will be buried at a later date. Also available – Indiana themed coloring sheets and face painting.
Location
Front Entrance (Main Floor)
Library
BCPL

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Welcome to the Summer Reading Club! To participate, log your minutes. Once you reach 500 minutes, you win a prize plus you're automatically entered into the grand prize drawing for a $100 gift card.

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Reviews
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The moving finger by AGATHA CHRISTIE.Third entry in the miss marple series.Fairly enjoyable read BUT if you have to choose go with the HERCULE POIROT books.They are MUCH BETTER
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I love how this encourages not only adults to read, but children as well. The importance of reading and using ones imagination need to still be cultivated in children.
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Love this program! Our son is excited to have earned his prize (as am I) - we'll pick it up soon. He has not only been reading to me to earn it, but I have been reading some stories to him at bedtime. It is music to my ears to hear him say "just one more chapter, Mommy, PLEASE????" How can I say no to THAT?