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Upcoming Events
Tue, Oct 20, All day
Columbus
Gardens get a little spooky in the fall!

Tue, Oct 20, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Facebook
Artistic Tuesday instructional video. Register for kit by October 14 (see earlier listing in events calendar).

Tue, Oct 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Columbus - Facebook
Historian Laura Keyes presents an illustrated program on the behind the scenes story of the Hershey Chocolate Company. View on FB page https://www.facebook.com/mybcpl or www.youtube.com/user/mybcpl  

Wed, Oct 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus - Facebook
Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes!

Wed, Oct 21, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Columbus - Library Plaza
Explore the practice of yoga Registered Yoga Teacher Jenn Willhite. Please bring your own mat and remember to social distance. Rain/chilly weather cancels the class.

Thu, Oct 22, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Facebook
It?s officially Spooky Season, and Mr. Dave is here to deliver some scares! Join us on Facebook or Youtube for this kid and tween focused Spooky Storytelling!

Thu, Oct 22, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbus - Library Patio
Continue Season 4 of our beginner-friendly Dungeons and Dragons campaign. If it is your first time, feel free to create a character prior to the meeting (5E, level 4), or use an already created one.

Fri, Oct 23, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Facebook
Have you ever wondered what the library looks like after dark in October?! Join us for a tour of the library that is just a little bit spooky? if you dare!

Sat, Oct 24, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Facebook
Listen to some frightening fiction to bring a little antique horror to your October! Join us on Facebook or Youtube for a sinister story.

Mon, Oct 26, All day
Columbus
What are you going to be for Halloween this year?

Mon, Oct 26, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Columbus - Library Plaza
Explore the practice of yoga Registered Yoga Teacher Jenn Willhite. Please bring your own mat and remember to social distance. Rain/chilly weather cancels the class.

Tue, Oct 27, All day
Columbus
Gardens get a little spooky in the fall!

Tue, Oct 27, All day
Columbus
Show off your pumpkin carving skills!

Tue, Oct 27, All day
Columbus
Are you an expert at Halloween make up?

Tue, Oct 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus - Facebook
Tis the season for some spooky music!

Tue, Oct 27, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Columbus - Zoom
Join staff members Shelly Bishop and Maria McCarrick and discuss "So you want to talk about race" by Ijeoma Oluo.

Tue, Oct 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Columbus - Facebook
Enjoy this FB Live event with presenter Terry Lynch as he takes us through some of our more "interesting" presidential campaigns.

Wed, Oct 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus - Facebook
Not to Spooky Storytime!

Wed, Oct 28, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Columbus - Library Plaza
Explore the practice of yoga Registered Yoga Teacher Jenn Willhite. Please bring your own mat and remember to social distance. Rain/chilly weather cancels the class.

Thu, Oct 29, All day
Columbus
Help us decorate this month!

Thu, Oct 29, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Columbus
Paranormal Investigator Steve Hodgson and Psychic/Medium and Paranormal Investigator Jenn Hodgson share some of their investigations. View on FB page facebook.com/mybcpl or youtube.com/mybcpl

Fri, Oct 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Columbus - Non-Library Location (See description)
Fancy Shrew and her ghost-busting pals are called to investigate a series of paranormal occurrences at the Bartholomew County Public Library in this Fall-O-Week special.

Sat, Oct 31, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Columbus - Conference Room
Join a certified Bob Ross instructor and paint your own Bob Ross masterpiece in 3 hours. Limited to ten. Fee is $40.  To receive a 50 % discount use the code "Sunset" during registration. Register

Sun, Nov 01, All day
Columbus
Show everyone what you are grateful for this November! Stop by the Children's Desk to pick up a paper feather to add to our Thanksgiving mural. You can participate as many times as you like.

Mon, Nov 02, All day
Columbus - Take and Make
Reserve your popcorn kit!

Mon, Nov 02, All day
Columbus
This month our fan Clubhouse will be filled with mysteries!

Tue, Nov 03, All day
Columbus
Join Project Lit Book Club, for young adults ages 18-25. The focus is on a heightened awareness of the voices of people of color. For more information email Sandy Allman at [email protected]

Tue, Nov 03, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Facebook
Join Miss Kelly for a new session of Music & Movement. Enjoy music while keeping beat with pool noodles. This program can be viewed on our Facebook page and YouTube channel.

Wed, Nov 04, All day
Columbus
We are so thankful for you!

Wed, Nov 04, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Columbus
Skill Builders, a program for adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities, features bingo for prizes this month. Register with [email protected] and the Zoom link will be sent to you.

Thu, Nov 05, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Facebook
Learn all about popcorn!

Thu, Nov 05, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Columbus - Facebook
One-woman performance by Rachel Lee Rogers, takes you from the riverbank of Maysville, KY, to the bright lights of Hollywood and includes songs. View on facebook.com/mybcpl or youtube.com/mybcpl

Fri, Nov 06, All day
Columbus
Do you enjoy building?

Sat, Nov 07, All day
Columbus - Take and Make
Do you like cooking?

Mon, Nov 09, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hope - Hope Branch Library
Monthly meeting of the Bartholomew County Public Library Board. Open to all.

Mon, Nov 09, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Columbus - Facebook
James H. Madison, Professor Emeritus of History at IU, discusses his latest book "The Ku Klux Klan in the Heartland." View event on our FB page facebook.com/mybcpl or youtube.com/mybcpl

Tue, Nov 10, 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbus - Non-Library Location (See description)
Your blood donation matters. Register at redcrossblood.org. Drive is at First Christian Church/Youth Center, Corner of 4th and Lafayette

Tue, Nov 10, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Columbus - Zoom
Do you enjoy playing bingo? If so join us for this fun event. Register online on our events page, and expect an email with a Zoom link, password and Bingo card the day before the program.

Tue, Nov 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Columbus - Facebook
During this recorded session library staff member Margaret shows you how to make a lanyard for your mask so you can keep it handy. Pick up your kit after you register. View on facebook.com/mybcpl

Wed, Nov 11, All day
Columbus - Take and Make
Register by November 11, and pick up your art kit between the 12th and 16th. Video Instruction premier on November 17 on Facebook.

Wed, Nov 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus - Facebook
For Veterans Day, Miss Kate's husband, Mr. Kate, will show us how to observe proper flag etiquette when flying and folding the United States flag.

Thu, Nov 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Columbus - Facebook
Guy Gruters, a Vietnam War POW, talks about how he survived while bringing a message of leadership, teamwork, resilience, and forgiveness. View on FB page facebook.com/mybcpl or youtube.com/mybcpl

Fri, Nov 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus - Facebook
Join Phebe West from Learn By Heart, as she shares her love for reading along with a reading of one of her very favorite children's books.

Fri, Nov 13, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Columbus
Join us for a social hour and share pictures, memorabilia, and stories of the veterans that are special to you. Register with Sandy Allman, [email protected], and she will send you the Zoom link.

Sat, Nov 14, 10:00am - 11:30am
Columbus
Please RSVP Jenny Branson, at [email protected] for a secure link to join the group. Open, peer support group provides education, resources and support to families impacted by Huntington's Disease.

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