April 2, 2015 – April 10, 2015
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.
April 6, 2015
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.
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!
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.
Learn how to create a beautiful stationary by using the technique of paper marbling. All supplies will be provided.
April 7, 2015
Enjoy 30 minutes of stories and songs with your little ones.
1-3 years and caregivers.
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.