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April 7, 2015

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

April 8, 2015

Silk Felt Scarf

Create a unique and snuggly-soft scarf from a luxurious blend of silk and  multi-colored merino. A quick, easy, fun project that requires no previous knitting experience. Instructor Nancy de Capraiis of Sheep Street in Morgantown will provide the fiber and felting materials. Please bring scissors, large absorbent bath towel, a plastic bag to carry your finished scarf home and your enthusiasm. Model on display at the Trafalgar Branch. There is a $35.00 (cash) fee, which attendees will pay the presenter at the start of the program.

Teens and Adults.

Start: April 8, 2015 1:00 pm
End: April 8, 2015 3:30 pm
Venue: Trafalgar Branch- Johnson County Public Library
Address:
424 Tower Street, Trafalgar, IN, 46181, United States

Windows 8 Basics

Trying to figure out how to use your new holiday gadgets?! Watch and learn as Patric Welch from Noobie, Inc. explains how to navigate through the basics of the new Windows 8 interface.

 

Start: April 8, 2015 6:30 pm
End: April 8, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Clark Pleasant Branch - Johnson County Public Library
Address:
530 Tracy Road., New Whiteland, IN, 46184, United States

Craft Night: Coffee Body Scrub

Scrubbing with coffee is a great way to smooth skin and start your day with an energizing scent. Make your own with natural ingredients.

Teens-Adults

Start: April 8, 2015 6:30 pm
End: April 8, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: White River Branch - Johnson County Library
Address:
1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, IN, 46142, United States

April 9, 2015

H-Club: Peter Pan by James Barrie

Join us for our H-Club short for our weekly homeschool club. Enjoy this classic British novel about Wendy and her special friend, Peter. Come experience the greatest magic of Children’s Literature.

Start: April 9, 2015 10:00 am
End: April 9, 2015 11:00 am
Venue: Trafalgar Branch- Johnson County Public Library
Address:
424 Tower Street, Trafalgar, IN, 46181, United States

Preschool Storytimes

Have fun, be creative! Encourage a love of reading. Crafts, songs and fingerplays too!

Start: April 9, 2015 10:00 am
End: April 9, 2015 11:00 am
Venue: Trafalgar Branch- Johnson County Public Library
Address:
424 Tower Street, Trafalgar, IN, 46181, United States

Spring Clothespin Crafts

Do you love using ordinary household items to create fun crafts? If so, this is the project for you! We’ll be creating fun containers using cans, clothespins and other ordinary items to get ready for spring! All supplies are provided.

 

Teens and Adults.

Start: April 9, 2015 6:00 pm
End: April 9, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Clark Pleasant Branch - Johnson County Public Library
Address:
530 Tracy Road., New Whiteland, IN, 46184, United States

Bartholomew County Writers Group

Meet with other writers in the county, share ideas and learn.

 

Start: April 9, 2015 6:00 pm
End: April 9, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Tablets: Making the Right Choice

Tablets like the iPad, Nexus 7, Surface Pro 3 and Kindle Fire are a popular alternative to desktop computers and laptops.  But with so many options, how do you know which one is right for you?  Mr. Noobie will discuss the pros and cons of the most popular tablets and help you decide which tablet is right for you.  Must register at mybcpl.org or call 812-379-1266.  Session will be cancelled if fewer than five registrations by April 7.

 

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Start: April 9, 2015 6:30 pm
End: April 9, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

April 10, 2015

Hop and Bop

Let’s dance! We’ll explore different kinds of music as we experiment with movement and rhythm in this fun and lively program for preschoolers.

Ages 1-5.

Start: April 10, 2015 10:30 am
End: April 10, 2015 11:30 am
Venue: Franklin Branch - Johnson County Public Library
Address:
401 State. Street, Franklin, IN, 46131, United States
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