Upcoming Events At This Venue
March 30, 2015
Ages 6 to 100! – Maximum of 20. Register at barth.lib.in.us or call 379-1266. Award winning clown and balloon artist Frank Bunton is your guide to the wonderful world of balloon art. After a short introduction to the different types of balloons and terminology Frank will instruct you on how to make a flower, dog, hat and sword.
March 31, 2015
It may sound odd, but even your digestive system needs proper nourishment. Digestive disorders are among the most common problems in health care today. By taking care of your digestive system, you can become a “regular” human being. Presenter Harriet Armstrong, Health and Human Sciences Educator at Purdue Extension.
April 2, 2015
Join in the discussion of Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison. Our new book discussion group, led by Reference Librarian Robert Mixner, will meet every other month. Copies of Invisible Man are availableat the library’s check out desk.
April 6, 2015
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.
April 9, 2015
Meet with other writers in the county, share ideas and learn.
April 13, 2015
April 14, 2015
On the 150th anniversary of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln Mark Kevitt will share the story of the assassination. Almost from the moment he died, Lincoln’s death has been surrounded by controversy and sensationalism. Was John Wilkes Booth crazy? Did the Confederate government plan this? Did members of the President’s own administration conspire to kill Lincoln? Or did it occur on orders of the Pope? Kevitt’s presentation will shed some light on what did occur 150 years ago and address some of the controversies. Kevitt has been an Abraham Lincoln aficionado for 55 years. He is a member of the Friends of Lincoln Collection, the Lincoln Forum, the Surratt Society and the Civil War Trust.
April 16, 2015
Candidates for Columbus City Council At-Large and Mayoral candidates will address issues presented to them by the forum’s organizers Energy Matters Community Coalition and Winding Waters Group of Indiana Sierra Club. Audience questions will follow.
April 17, 2015
A formerly top secret area in the library now houses The Digital Underground an area where you can let your ideas run wild. You will have access to 4 computers; Adobe Creative Suite; music production software; a digital recording studio; a MIDI keyboard controller; green screen and an HD camcorder. Visit during the open house, meet the Underground’s curator, Curtis Hartwell and experiment with the new equipment.
April 18, 2015
April 25, 2015
If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease, it’s time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment and more. Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana.
April 30, 2015
What do experienced homeowners know that helps them to keep the yard and lawn in good shape? What tools, supplies, and information do you need, and where do you find them? How do you add that special touch and make the yard your own? Presenter Kris Medic will review best practices in landscape care and development. Leave well-equipped with resources as well as contact information for future questions! Medic is Purdue Extension Bartholomew County’s Educator for Agriculture and Natural Resources as well as Community Development. She is a Board-Certified Master Arborist.