Bartholomew County Public Library

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Name:
Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone:
812-379-1266
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Upcoming Events At This Venue

January 27, 2015

Esther Davidson, a holocaust survivor and her husband Ed, a retired US Army officer, offer a personal look at this tragic event. Esther, born in Poland in 1941, shares her childhood memories with of lost family, the trauma of separation, surviving a tragic war and living in a Displaced Persons camp for four years, and what it was like coming to America.  Ed, born in America but with direct links to the Holocaust, provides a l presentation about the Nuremburg Trials, discusses WWII concentration camps and takes you on a tour of the Dachau Concentration Camp.  Our speakers come to us through the Indianapolis Bureau of Jewish Education.  Sponsored by the Bartholomew County Library Associates.

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Start: January 27, 2015 6:30 pm
End: January 27, 2015 8:00 pm
Cost: Free

January 29, 2015

Does your teen have hopes to continue playing their sport in college?  Wondering about the realities of the recruiting process and all the logistics surrounding college sports recruiting?  Join Robyn Spoon, College Planning Services, for an evening of answers to the biggest questions surrounding this topic.  She’ll cover eligibility, recruiting efforts, scholarships, the various divisions and athletic leagues and whatever questions you bring.

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Start: January 29, 2015 6:30 pm
End: January 29, 2015 8:00 pm
Cost: Free

January 31, 2015

Amy Miller, President of the League of Women Voters of Indiana, will give a short presentation on The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political membership organization which acts after study and member agreement to achieve solutions in the public interest on key community issues at all government levels, builds citizen participation in the democratic process and engages communities in promoting positive solutions to public policy issues through education and advocacy.  The purpose of the meeting is to increase awareness of the League and encourage membership in Bartholomew County.

Start: January 31, 2015 11:00 am
End: January 31, 2015 12:00 pm
Cost: Free

February 2, 2015

Monthly meetings to help parents with the struggles/challenges of raising energetic and out of sync children.  Topics will be discussed and new methods will be learned.  After the parent group is well established we will add our children to the meetings. Organized by Karen Perry Scott, retired educator and mother of an ADHD son.  Next meeting will be on March 2.

Start: February 2, 2015 7:00 pm
End: February 2, 2015 8:00 pm
Cost: Free

February 3, 2015

Receive emotional support, practical assistance in coping with the issues you face and the latest information on research.  Meetings are confidential. Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana.

Start: February 3, 2015 4:30 pm
End: February 3, 2015 6:00 pm
Cost: Free

February 4, 2015

Educational session regarding the Affordable Care Act – SIHO Representative will be available to assist with questions and enrollment.  For more information call 812-378-7103.

Start: February 4, 2015 2:00 pm
End: February 4, 2015 4:00 pm
Cost: Free

February 9, 2015

Session presented by MDwise, nonprofit health care company. Kelly Lowry will answer questions about Affordable Care Act and Marketplace. Contact 855-417-5615 for information.

Start: February 9, 2015 5:00 pm
End: February 9, 2015 7:00 pm
Cost: Free

February 12, 2015

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

Start: February 12, 2015 6:00 pm
End: February 12, 2015 8:00 pm
Cost: Free

Instagram has 90 million users checking into the application at least once per month.  Patric Welch, Mr. Noobie, will walk you through how Instragram works and how it differs from other social media.  In March Mr. Noobie will cover Dropbox.  Must register at mybcpl.org or call 379-1266.  Session will be cancelled if we do not have 5 registrations by Feb. 10.

 

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Start: February 12, 2015 6:30 pm
End: February 12, 2015 8:00 pm
Cost: Free

February 14, 2015

Former Cummins employee Charlie Rentschler will chat about his book The Cathedral Builder: A Biography of J. Irwin Miller.  The author went through more than 500 boxes of papers donated by Miller’s children to the Indiana Historical Society and he interviewed more than 80 people in writing this first biography of Miller.  The Cathedral Builder can be purchased at the event through Viewpoint Books.

 

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Start: February 14, 2015 2:00 pm
End: February 14, 2015 3:00 pm
Cost: Free

February 16, 2015

When, and why, did the term “First Lady” become popular?  Who were these women who held the position and what impact did they have on American society and politics?  Donna McCreary, author and historical actress, will answer these questions and many others about the first 100 years of the American government.  Today is President’s Day.  Program sponsored by the Bartholomew County Library Associates.

 

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Start: February 16, 2015 11:00 am
End: February 16, 2015 12:00 pm
Cost: Free

Audition for a new independent paranormal film by C&C Filming Productions to be shot in central Indiana.  Script is co-written by Chris McDaniel and Craig Whedon; Vonda McDaniel is the casting director.  Applicants must submit an application prior to being appointed a scheduled audition time; no walk-ins.   More information at http://www.ccfilmingproductions.com/casting-auditions.php. Deadline for submissions is February 1.

Start: February 16, 2015 1:00 pm
End: February 16, 2015 5:00 pm
Cost: Free

Must register at mybcpl.org or call 379-1266.  Max of 12.  Join Bartholomew County Public Library staff member Jessica Hendry in learning basic stitches, terms, and tools. Start working on a crochet wash cloth you will finish at home. PLEASE BRING a skein of 100% cotton yarn in the color of your choice and an “I” size crochet hook. Supplies will not be available at class.  Limited seating.

 

Start: February 16, 2015 6:30 pm
End: February 16, 2015 8:00 pm
Cost: Free

February 17, 2015

Audition for a new independent paranormal film by C&C Filming Productions to be shot in central Indiana.  Script is co-written by Chris McDaniel and Craig Whedon; Vonda McDaniel is the casting director.  Applicants must submit an application prior to being appointed a scheduled audition time; no walk-ins.   More information at http://www.ccfilmingproductions.com/casting-auditions.php. Deadline for submissions is February 1.

Start: February 17, 2015 5:00 pm
End: February 17, 2015 8:00 pm
Cost: Free

February 19, 2015

This session will explore, examine, discuss and analyze the years 1800-1853 leading up to and surrounding the enslavement of Solomon Northup whose writings became the memoir Twelve Years a Slave.  Presenter Audrey Jefferson is Professor of American History, Ivy Tech Indianapolis and a former BCSC teacher.

 

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Start: February 19, 2015 6:30 pm
End: February 19, 2015 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

February 26, 2015

Dave Ramsey is a financial author and radio host who encourages people to get out of debt.  Presenter Gabriel Thomas, Alpha Financial Services, will provide a brief overview of Ramsey and his philosophy and cover Ramsey’s seven baby steps for financial peace including having an emergency fund and saving for retirement.

Start: February 26, 2015 6:00 pm
End: February 26, 2015 7:00 pm
Cost: Free