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April 2, 2015 – April 10, 2015

Furry Friends

Grades K-5: The Dogs are back! Please call the Children’s Desk, 317-885-5035, to reserve a spot! Remember you may bring your own book or choose one from the library. Space is limited, so please don’t delay.
Start: April 2, 2015 5:30 pm
End: April 10, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Greenwood Public Library
Address:
310 S. Meridian St., Greenwood, IN, 46143, United States

Liberation of Auschwitz

Charles Moman, a retired elementary music teacher, recently traveled to Poland for the 70th Commemoration of the Liberation of Auschwitz. Charles traveled with a group led by Eva Kor, an Auschwitz and Dr. Mengele twin experimentation survivor. This multimedia program will include images taken by Moman at the Auschwitz death camp, as well as a talk about the history of the site of largest Nazi death camp. A former student of Moman’s, 17-year old Brielle Hill of Franklin, also went on this trip and will add her viewpoint to the program.

 

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Start: April 2, 2015 6:30 pm
End: April 2, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

April 6, 2015

Lemonade Day Kick Off

Lemonade Day is a Young Entrepreneur program teaching kids life long skills of: Setting Goals, Making A Plan, Working the Plan and Achieving Their Dreams. Come to the Kick Off to register your kids and learn more about how you can be a part of Lemonade Day 2015.

 

Become Lemonade Day Entrepreneur

Start: April 6, 2015 5:30 am
End: April 6, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Eastside Community Center
Address:
421 McClure Rd, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Homeschool Hub: Poetry Scavenger Hunt

Join us at the Franklin Branch for a series of programs just for homeschool families! Get to know other homeschool families, learn about your library and have a great time! After the program, the room will be available for socialization time. The librarian will lead activities on the first and third Monday of the month. Space will be available on the alternate Mondays for socialization time and parent-led activities.

 

Homeschool Families.

Start: April 6, 2015 2:00 pm
End: April 6, 2015 3:30 pm
Venue: Franklin Branch - Johnson County Public Library
Address:
401 State. Street, Franklin, IN, 46131, United States

Passport Club: Peru

Join us as we learn about countries around the world! Each month, we’ll explore a new country through books, activities, videos and more. Let’s check out Peru this month!

 

Grades: k-5

Start: April 6, 2015 4:30 pm
End: April 6, 2015 5:30 pm
Venue: White River Branch - Johnson County Library
Address:
1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, IN, 46142, United States

Fairy Tales by the Spoonfull

We’ll dish out some fun with some of our favorite fairy
tales.
Start: April 6, 2015 4:30 pm
End: April 6, 2015 5:30 pm
Venue: Greenwood Public Library
Address:
310 S. Meridian St., Greenwood, IN, 46143, United States

Medora Basketball film

Let’s celebrate the NCAA finals in Indy by watching the documentary film Medora.  The film follows the 2011 Medora basketball team and their fight to end their school’s losing streak.  Viewers are taken into the lives of these boys and the small town that is Medora, IN.   The films run about 80 minutes so you will be home in time to watch the big game on TV.

 

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Start: April 6, 2015 6:00 pm
End: April 6, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Paper Marbling

Learn how to create a beautiful stationary by using the technique of paper marbling. All supplies will be provided.

Teens-Adults.

Start: April 6, 2015 7:00 pm
End: April 6, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Franklin Branch - Johnson County Public Library
Address:
401 State. Street, Franklin, IN, 46131, United States

April 7, 2015

Storytimes To Go

Enjoy 30 minutes of stories and songs with your little ones.

1-3 years and caregivers.

Start: April 7, 2015 10:30 am
End: April 7, 2015 11:00 am
Venue: Trafalgar Branch- Johnson County Public Library
Address:
424 Tower Street, Trafalgar, IN, 46181, United States

The Monarch Butterfly: International Traveler

Jeff Belth, author of Butterflies of Indiana: A Field Guide, and Sandy Belth, Assistant Naturalist for Monroe County Parks & Recreation, will describe the life cycle, migration, and conservation of the Monarch butterfly. They will include an account of their recent visit to the Monarch’s overwintering grounds in Mexico.  Sponsored by the Bartholomew County Library Associates and the Sassafras Audubon Society, serving South Central Indiana.

 

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Start: April 7, 2015 6:30 pm
End: April 7, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free
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