Oct
23
3:30 PM15:30

Circle of Friends Story Time

Circle of Friends Story Time

 

This program is for children 2-6 years of age. This program begins promptly at 3:30 p.m. A library staff member will come to the Children’s Department to let children know that it is time for the program.

 

Each week children will be introduced to a different theme through a combination of stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts. Children who attend this program should be able to color and use glue sticks independently. A parent or guardian must attend story time with children under 3 to assist with finger plays and craft projects.  

 

In accordance with Library Policy 802 parents and guardians must remain in the building with all children under 5.

 

All the children will be escorted back to the Children’s Department at the end of the program.


Registration is required.

Program facilitated by: 
Michelle Owens 

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Oct
30
3:30 PM15:30

Circle of Friends Story Time

Circle of Friends Story Time

 

This program is for children 2-6 years of age. This program begins promptly at 3:30 p.m. A library staff member will come to the Children’s Department to let children know that it is time for the program.

 

Each week children will be introduced to a different theme through a combination of stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts. Children who attend this program should be able to color and use glue sticks independently. A parent or guardian must attend story time with children under 3 to assist with finger plays and craft projects.  

 

In accordance with Library Policy 802 parents and guardians must remain in the building with all children under 5.

 

All the children will be escorted back to the Children’s Department at the end of the program.


Registration is required.

Program facilitated by: 
Michelle Owens 

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Nov
5
3:35 PM15:35

Kids Only Book Club

Kids Only Book Club

3rd & 4th Graders

Participants must have read one book before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow participants to read the title, without giving away the ending. 

Following the book talks, participants will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. 


Snacks will be provided during all meetings. If your child has any food allergies or food related medical conditions, please send a snack with your child.

Bus transportation after school is available to the library, please check with your school for current bus route.

All Parents: Should make arrangements to pick up their children promptly at 4:30 p.m.

If school is canceled due to weather the book club will also be canceled and that meeting will not be rescheduled.

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Nov
6
3:30 PM15:30

Circle of Friends Story Time

Circle of Friends Story Time

 

This program is for children 2-6 years of age. This program begins promptly at 3:30 p.m. A library staff member will come to the Children’s Department to let children know that it is time for the program.

 

Each week children will be introduced to a different theme through a combination of stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts. Children who attend this program should be able to color and use glue sticks independently. A parent or guardian must attend story time with children under 3 to assist with finger plays and craft projects.  

 

In accordance with Library Policy 802 parents and guardians must remain in the building with all children under 5.

 

All the children will be escorted back to the Children’s Department at the end of the program.


Registration is required.

Program facilitated by: 
Michelle Owens 

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Nov
7
3:30 PM15:30

TRAC: Teen Readers Advisory Club

What is TRAC?
The Teen Readers Advisory Club advises the library on teen interests and trends. Members recommend titles for the Young Adult collection and suggest ideas for teen programs. Occasionally, members help Youth Services facilitate programs for other age groups as well.

Who can participate in TRAC?
This program is for teens entering 5th—12th grades. Participants must have read one book from the young adult collection before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow teens to read the title, without giving away the ending. Following the book talks, teens will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. Snacks will be provided during all meetings.

Registration is required.

If Brownstown Central Community School closes due to weather, all Youth Services programming will be canceled.

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Nov
8
11:00 AM11:00

Adult Book Club

Every breath by Nicholas Sparks

Summary: Hope Anderson is at a crossroads. At thirty-six, she's been dating her boyfriend, an orthopedic surgeon, for six years. With no wedding plans in sight, and her father recently diagnosed with ALS, she decides to use a week at her family's cottage in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, to ready the house for sale and mull over some difficult decisions about her future. Tru Walls has never visited North Carolina but is summoned to Sunset Beach by a letter from a man claiming to be his father. A safari guide, born and raised in Zimbabwe, Tru hopes to unravel some of the mysteries surrounding his mother's early life and recapture memories lost with her death. When the two strangers cross paths, their connection is as electric as it is unfathomable...but in the immersive days that follow, their feelings for each other will give way to choices that pit family duty against personal happiness in devastating ways.

The Adult Book Club provides an informal, congenial atmosphere for patrons over eighteen years of age to share their literary interpretations of the current book selection. Everyone should read the month’s selection before the meeting.  Please feel free to attend even if you haven’t finished the book as long as you don’t mind hearing how the book ends.  Everyone is encouraged to participate in the discussion, but listeners are welcome.

Light refreshments are served by individuals from the group on a volunteer basis.  Extra copies of the book selection are available one month in advance at the library circulation desk.
 
Registration is required.
Program facilitated by: Karen Raymer

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Nov
13
3:30 PM15:30

Circle of Friends Story Time

Circle of Friends Story Time

 

This program is for children 2-6 years of age. This program begins promptly at 3:30 p.m. A library staff member will come to the Children’s Department to let children know that it is time for the program.

 

Each week children will be introduced to a different theme through a combination of stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts. Children who attend this program should be able to color and use glue sticks independently. A parent or guardian must attend story time with children under 3 to assist with finger plays and craft projects.  

 

In accordance with Library Policy 802 parents and guardians must remain in the building with all children under 5.

 

All the children will be escorted back to the Children’s Department at the end of the program.


Registration is required.

Program facilitated by: 
Michelle Owens 

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Nov
20
3:30 PM15:30

Circle of Friends Story Time

Circle of Friends Story Time

 

This program is for children 2-6 years of age. This program begins promptly at 3:30 p.m. A library staff member will come to the Children’s Department to let children know that it is time for the program.

 

Each week children will be introduced to a different theme through a combination of stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts. Children who attend this program should be able to color and use glue sticks independently. A parent or guardian must attend story time with children under 3 to assist with finger plays and craft projects.  

 

In accordance with Library Policy 802 parents and guardians must remain in the building with all children under 5.

 

All the children will be escorted back to the Children’s Department at the end of the program.


Registration is required.

Program facilitated by: 
Michelle Owens 

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Dec
3
3:35 PM15:35

Kids Only Book Club

Kids Only Book Club

3rd & 4th Graders

Participants must have read one book before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow participants to read the title, without giving away the ending. 

Following the book talks, participants will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. 


Snacks will be provided during all meetings. If your child has any food allergies or food related medical conditions, please send a snack with your child.

Bus transportation after school is available to the library, please check with your school for current bus route.

All Parents: Should make arrangements to pick up their children promptly at 4:30 p.m.

If school is canceled due to weather the book club will also be canceled and that meeting will not be rescheduled.

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Dec
5
3:30 PM15:30

TRAC: Teen Readers Advisory Club

What is TRAC?
The Teen Readers Advisory Club advises the library on teen interests and trends. Members recommend titles for the Young Adult collection and suggest ideas for teen programs. Occasionally, members help Youth Services facilitate programs for other age groups as well.

Who can participate in TRAC?
This program is for teens entering 5th—12th grades. Participants must have read one book from the young adult collection before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow teens to read the title, without giving away the ending. Following the book talks, teens will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. Snacks will be provided during all meetings.

Registration is required.

If Brownstown Central Community School closes due to weather, all Youth Services programming will be canceled.

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Dec
6
11:00 AM11:00

Adult Book Club

The Christmas train by David Baldacci

Summary: Tom Langdon, a weary and cash-strapped journalist, is banned from flying when a particularly thorough airport security search causes him to lose his cool. Now, he must take the train if he has any chance of arriving in Los Angeles in time for Christmas with his girlfriend. To finance the trip, he sells a story about a train ride taken during the Christmas season.

The Adult Book Club provides an informal, congenial atmosphere for patrons over eighteen years of age to share their literary interpretations of the current book selection. Everyone should read the month’s selection before the meeting.  Please feel free to attend even if you haven’t finished the book as long as you don’t mind hearing how the book ends.  Everyone is encouraged to participate in the discussion, but listeners are welcome.

Light refreshments are served by individuals from the group on a volunteer basis.  Extra copies of the book selection are available one month in advance at the library circulation desk.
 
Registration is required.
Program facilitated by: Karen Raymer

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Dec
11
3:30 PM15:30

Circle of Friends Story Time

Circle of Friends Story Time

 

This program is for children 2-6 years of age. This program begins promptly at 3:30 p.m. A library staff member will come to the Children’s Department to let children know that it is time for the program.

 

Each week children will be introduced to a different theme through a combination of stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts. Children who attend this program should be able to color and use glue sticks independently. A parent or guardian must attend story time with children under 3 to assist with finger plays and craft projects.  

 

In accordance with Library Policy 802 parents and guardians must remain in the building with all children under 5.

 

All the children will be escorted back to the Children’s Department at the end of the program.


Registration is required.

Program facilitated by: 
Michelle Owens 

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Dec
18
3:30 PM15:30

Circle of Friends Story Time

Circle of Friends Story Time

 

This program is for children 2-6 years of age. This program begins promptly at 3:30 p.m. A library staff member will come to the Children’s Department to let children know that it is time for the program.

 

Each week children will be introduced to a different theme through a combination of stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts. Children who attend this program should be able to color and use glue sticks independently. A parent or guardian must attend story time with children under 3 to assist with finger plays and craft projects.  

 

In accordance with Library Policy 802 parents and guardians must remain in the building with all children under 5.

 

All the children will be escorted back to the Children’s Department at the end of the program.


Registration is required.

Program facilitated by: 
Michelle Owens 

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Jan
6
3:30 PM15:30

TRAC: Teen Readers Advisory Club

What is TRAC?
The Teen Readers Advisory Club advises the library on teen interests and trends. Members recommend titles for the Young Adult collection and suggest ideas for teen programs. Occasionally, members help Youth Services facilitate programs for other age groups as well.

Who can participate in TRAC?
This program is for teens entering 5th—12th grades. Participants must have read one book from the young adult collection before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow teens to read the title, without giving away the ending. Following the book talks, teens will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. Snacks will be provided during all meetings.

Registration is required.

If Brownstown Central Community School closes due to weather, all Youth Services programming will be canceled.

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Jan
7
3:35 PM15:35

Kids Only Book Club

Kids Only Book Club

3rd & 4th Graders

Participants must have read one book before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow participants to read the title, without giving away the ending. 

Following the book talks, participants will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. 


Snacks will be provided during all meetings. If your child has any food allergies or food related medical conditions, please send a snack with your child.

Bus transportation after school is available to the library, please check with your school for current bus route.

All Parents: Should make arrangements to pick up their children promptly at 4:30 p.m.

If school is canceled due to weather the book club will also be canceled and that meeting will not be rescheduled.

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Feb
3
3:30 PM15:30

TRAC: Teen Readers Advisory Club

What is TRAC?
The Teen Readers Advisory Club advises the library on teen interests and trends. Members recommend titles for the Young Adult collection and suggest ideas for teen programs. Occasionally, members help Youth Services facilitate programs for other age groups as well.

Who can participate in TRAC?
This program is for teens entering 5th—12th grades. Participants must have read one book from the young adult collection before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow teens to read the title, without giving away the ending. Following the book talks, teens will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. Snacks will be provided during all meetings.

Registration is required.

If Brownstown Central Community School closes due to weather, all Youth Services programming will be canceled.

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Feb
4
3:35 PM15:35

Kids Only Book Club

Kids Only Book Club

3rd & 4th Graders

Participants must have read one book before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow participants to read the title, without giving away the ending. 

Following the book talks, participants will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. 


Snacks will be provided during all meetings. If your child has any food allergies or food related medical conditions, please send a snack with your child.

Bus transportation after school is available to the library, please check with your school for current bus route.

All Parents: Should make arrangements to pick up their children promptly at 4:30 p.m.

If school is canceled due to weather the book club will also be canceled and that meeting will not be rescheduled.

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Mar
2
3:30 PM15:30

TRAC: Teen Readers Advisory Club

What is TRAC?
The Teen Readers Advisory Club advises the library on teen interests and trends. Members recommend titles for the Young Adult collection and suggest ideas for teen programs. Occasionally, members help Youth Services facilitate programs for other age groups as well.

Who can participate in TRAC?
This program is for teens entering 5th—12th grades. Participants must have read one book from the young adult collection before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow teens to read the title, without giving away the ending. Following the book talks, teens will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. Snacks will be provided during all meetings.

Registration is required.

If Brownstown Central Community School closes due to weather, all Youth Services programming will be canceled.

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Mar
3
3:35 PM15:35

Kids Only Book Club

Kids Only Book Club

3rd & 4th Graders

Participants must have read one book before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow participants to read the title, without giving away the ending. 

Following the book talks, participants will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. 


Snacks will be provided during all meetings. If your child has any food allergies or food related medical conditions, please send a snack with your child.

Bus transportation after school is available to the library, please check with your school for current bus route.

All Parents: Should make arrangements to pick up their children promptly at 4:30 p.m.

If school is canceled due to weather the book club will also be canceled and that meeting will not be rescheduled.

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Apr
6
3:30 PM15:30

TRAC: Teen Readers Advisory Club

What is TRAC?
The Teen Readers Advisory Club advises the library on teen interests and trends. Members recommend titles for the Young Adult collection and suggest ideas for teen programs. Occasionally, members help Youth Services facilitate programs for other age groups as well.

Who can participate in TRAC?
This program is for teens entering 5th—12th grades. Participants must have read one book from the young adult collection before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow teens to read the title, without giving away the ending. Following the book talks, teens will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. Snacks will be provided during all meetings.

Registration is required.

If Brownstown Central Community School closes due to weather, all Youth Services programming will be canceled.

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Apr
7
3:35 PM15:35

Kids Only Book Club

Kids Only Book Club

3rd & 4th Graders

Participants must have read one book before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow participants to read the title, without giving away the ending. 

Following the book talks, participants will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. 


Snacks will be provided during all meetings. If your child has any food allergies or food related medical conditions, please send a snack with your child.

Bus transportation after school is available to the library, please check with your school for current bus route.

All Parents: Should make arrangements to pick up their children promptly at 4:30 p.m.

If school is canceled due to weather the book club will also be canceled and that meeting will not be rescheduled.

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May
4
3:30 PM15:30

TRAC: Teen Readers Advisory Club

What is TRAC?
The Teen Readers Advisory Club advises the library on teen interests and trends. Members recommend titles for the Young Adult collection and suggest ideas for teen programs. Occasionally, members help Youth Services facilitate programs for other age groups as well.

Who can participate in TRAC?
This program is for teens entering 5th—12th grades. Participants must have read one book from the young adult collection before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow teens to read the title, without giving away the ending. Following the book talks, teens will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. Snacks will be provided during all meetings.

Registration is required.

If Brownstown Central Community School closes due to weather, all Youth Services programming will be canceled.

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May
5
3:35 PM15:35

Kids Only Book Club

Kids Only Book Club

3rd & 4th Graders

Participants must have read one book before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow participants to read the title, without giving away the ending. 

Following the book talks, participants will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. 


Snacks will be provided during all meetings. If your child has any food allergies or food related medical conditions, please send a snack with your child.

Bus transportation after school is available to the library, please check with your school for current bus route.

All Parents: Should make arrangements to pick up their children promptly at 4:30 p.m.

If school is canceled due to weather the book club will also be canceled and that meeting will not be rescheduled.

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Jun
1
3:30 PM15:30

TRAC: Teen Readers Advisory Club

What is TRAC?
The Teen Readers Advisory Club advises the library on teen interests and trends. Members recommend titles for the Young Adult collection and suggest ideas for teen programs. Occasionally, members help Youth Services facilitate programs for other age groups as well.

Who can participate in TRAC?
This program is for teens entering 5th—12th grades. Participants must have read one book from the young adult collection before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow teens to read the title, without giving away the ending. Following the book talks, teens will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. Snacks will be provided during all meetings.

Registration is required.

If Brownstown Central Community School closes due to weather, all Youth Services programming will be canceled.

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Jul
6
3:30 PM15:30

TRAC: Teen Readers Advisory Club

What is TRAC?
The Teen Readers Advisory Club advises the library on teen interests and trends. Members recommend titles for the Young Adult collection and suggest ideas for teen programs. Occasionally, members help Youth Services facilitate programs for other age groups as well.

Who can participate in TRAC?
This program is for teens entering 5th—12th grades. Participants must have read one book from the young adult collection before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow teens to read the title, without giving away the ending. Following the book talks, teens will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. Snacks will be provided during all meetings.

Registration is required.

If Brownstown Central Community School closes due to weather, all Youth Services programming will be canceled.

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Aug
3
3:30 PM15:30

TRAC: Teen Readers Advisory Club

What is TRAC?
The Teen Readers Advisory Club advises the library on teen interests and trends. Members recommend titles for the Young Adult collection and suggest ideas for teen programs. Occasionally, members help Youth Services facilitate programs for other age groups as well.

Who can participate in TRAC?
This program is for teens entering 5th—12th grades. Participants must have read one book from the young adult collection before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow teens to read the title, without giving away the ending. Following the book talks, teens will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. Snacks will be provided during all meetings.

Registration is required.

If Brownstown Central Community School closes due to weather, all Youth Services programming will be canceled.

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Sep
14
3:30 PM15:30

TRAC: Teen Readers Advisory Club

What is TRAC?
The Teen Readers Advisory Club advises the library on teen interests and trends. Members recommend titles for the Young Adult collection and suggest ideas for teen programs. Occasionally, members help Youth Services facilitate programs for other age groups as well.

Who can participate in TRAC?
This program is for teens entering 5th—12th grades. Participants must have read one book from the young adult collection before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow teens to read the title, without giving away the ending. Following the book talks, teens will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. Snacks will be provided during all meetings.

Registration is required.

If Brownstown Central Community School closes due to weather, all Youth Services programming will be canceled.

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Oct
5
3:30 PM15:30

TRAC: Teen Readers Advisory Club

What is TRAC?
The Teen Readers Advisory Club advises the library on teen interests and trends. Members recommend titles for the Young Adult collection and suggest ideas for teen programs. Occasionally, members help Youth Services facilitate programs for other age groups as well.

Who can participate in TRAC?
This program is for teens entering 5th—12th grades. Participants must have read one book from the young adult collection before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow teens to read the title, without giving away the ending. Following the book talks, teens will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. Snacks will be provided during all meetings.

Registration is required.

If Brownstown Central Community School closes due to weather, all Youth Services programming will be canceled.

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Nov
2
3:30 PM15:30

TRAC: Teen Readers Advisory Club

What is TRAC?
The Teen Readers Advisory Club advises the library on teen interests and trends. Members recommend titles for the Young Adult collection and suggest ideas for teen programs. Occasionally, members help Youth Services facilitate programs for other age groups as well.

Who can participate in TRAC?
This program is for teens entering 5th—12th grades. Participants must have read one book from the young adult collection before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow teens to read the title, without giving away the ending. Following the book talks, teens will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. Snacks will be provided during all meetings.

Registration is required.

If Brownstown Central Community School closes due to weather, all Youth Services programming will be canceled.

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Dec
7
3:30 PM15:30

TRAC: Teen Readers Advisory Club

What is TRAC?
The Teen Readers Advisory Club advises the library on teen interests and trends. Members recommend titles for the Young Adult collection and suggest ideas for teen programs. Occasionally, members help Youth Services facilitate programs for other age groups as well.

Who can participate in TRAC?
This program is for teens entering 5th—12th grades. Participants must have read one book from the young adult collection before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow teens to read the title, without giving away the ending. Following the book talks, teens will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. Snacks will be provided during all meetings.

Registration is required.

If Brownstown Central Community School closes due to weather, all Youth Services programming will be canceled.

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Oct
11
11:00 AM11:00

Adult Book Club

Before we were yours by Lisa Wingate

Summary: A tale inspired by firsthand accounts about the notoriously corrupt Tennessee Children's Home Society follows the efforts of a Baltimore assistant D.A. to uncover her parents' fateful secrets in the wake of a political attack and a chance encounter with a stranger.

The Adult Book Club provides an informal, congenial atmosphere for patrons over eighteen years of age to share their literary interpretations of the current book selection. Everyone should read the month’s selection before the meeting.  Please feel free to attend even if you haven’t finished the book as long as you don’t mind hearing how the book ends.  Everyone is encouraged to participate in the discussion, but listeners are welcome.

Light refreshments are served by individuals from the group on a volunteer basis.  Extra copies of the book selection are available one month in advance at the library circulation desk.
 
Registration is required.
Program facilitated by: Karen Raymer

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Oct
9
3:30 PM15:30

Circle of Friends Story Time

Circle of Friends Story Time

 

This program is for children 2-6 years of age. This program begins promptly at 3:30 p.m. A library staff member will come to the Children’s Department to let children know that it is time for the program.

 

Each week children will be introduced to a different theme through a combination of stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts. Children who attend this program should be able to color and use glue sticks independently. A parent or guardian must attend story time with children under 3 to assist with finger plays and craft projects.  

 

In accordance with Library Policy 802 parents and guardians must remain in the building with all children under 5.

 

All the children will be escorted back to the Children’s Department at the end of the program.


Registration is required.

Program facilitated by: 
Michelle Owens 

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Oct
3
3:30 PM15:30

TRAC: Teen Readers Advisory Club

What is TRAC?
The Teen Readers Advisory Club advises the library on teen interests and trends. Members recommend titles for the Young Adult collection and suggest ideas for teen programs. Occasionally, members help Youth Services facilitate programs for other age groups as well.

Who can participate in TRAC?
This program is for teens entering 5th—12th grades. Participants must have read one book from the young adult collection before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow teens to read the title, without giving away the ending. Following the book talks, teens will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. Snacks will be provided during all meetings.

Registration is required.

If Brownstown Central Community School closes due to weather, all Youth Services programming will be canceled.

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Oct
2
3:30 PM15:30

Circle of Friends Story Time

Circle of Friends Story Time

 

This program is for children 2-6 years of age. This program begins promptly at 3:30 p.m. A library staff member will come to the Children’s Department to let children know that it is time for the program.

 

Each week children will be introduced to a different theme through a combination of stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts. Children who attend this program should be able to color and use glue sticks independently. A parent or guardian must attend story time with children under 3 to assist with finger plays and craft projects.  

 

In accordance with Library Policy 802 parents and guardians must remain in the building with all children under 5.

 

All the children will be escorted back to the Children’s Department at the end of the program.


Registration is required.

Program facilitated by: 
Michelle Owens 

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Oct
1
3:35 PM15:35

Kids Only Book Club

Kids Only Book Club

3rd & 4th Graders

Participants must have read one book before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow participants to read the title, without giving away the ending. 

Following the book talks, participants will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. 


Snacks will be provided during all meetings. If your child has any food allergies or food related medical conditions, please send a snack with your child.

Bus transportation after school is available to the library, please check with your school for current bus route.

All Parents: Should make arrangements to pick up their children promptly at 4:30 p.m.

If school is canceled due to weather the book club will also be canceled and that meeting will not be rescheduled.

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Sep
25
3:30 PM15:30

Circle of Friends Story Time

Circle of Friends Story Time

 

This program is for children 2-6 years of age. This program begins promptly at 3:30 p.m. A library staff member will come to the Children’s Department to let children know that it is time for the program.

 

Each week children will be introduced to a different theme through a combination of stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts. Children who attend this program should be able to color and use glue sticks independently. A parent or guardian must attend story time with children under 3 to assist with finger plays and craft projects.  

 

In accordance with Library Policy 802 parents and guardians must remain in the building with all children under 5.

 

All the children will be escorted back to the Children’s Department at the end of the program.


Registration is required.

Program facilitated by: 
Michelle Owens 

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Sep
20
11:00 AM11:00

Adult Book Club

Camino Island by John Grisham

Summary: Bruce Cable owns a popular bookstore in the sleepy resort town of Santa Rosa on Camino Island in Florida. He makes his real money, though, as a prominent dealer in rare books. Very few people know that he occasionally dabbles in the black market of stolen books and manuscripts. Mercer Mann is a young novelist with a severe case of writer's block who has recently been laid off from her teaching position. She is approached by an elegant, mysterious woman working for an even more mysterious company. A generous offer of money convinces Mercer to go undercover and infiltrate Bruce Cable's circle of literary friends, ideally getting close enough to him to learn his secrets. But eventually Mercer learns far too much.

The Adult Book Club provides an informal, congenial atmosphere for patrons over eighteen years of age to share their literary interpretations of the current book selection. Everyone should read the month’s selection before the meeting.  Please feel free to attend even if you haven’t finished the book as long as you don’t mind hearing how the book ends.  Everyone is encouraged to participate in the discussion, but listeners are welcome.

Light refreshments are served by individuals from the group on a volunteer basis.  Extra copies of the book selection are available one month in advance at the library circulation desk.
 
Registration is required.
Program facilitated by: Karen Raymer

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Sep
18
3:30 PM15:30

Circle of Friends Story Time

Circle of Friends Story Time

 

This program is for children 2-6 years of age. This program begins promptly at 3:30 p.m. A library staff member will come to the Children’s Department to let children know that it is time for the program.

 

Each week children will be introduced to a different theme through a combination of stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts. Children who attend this program should be able to color and use glue sticks independently. A parent or guardian must attend story time with children under 3 to assist with finger plays and craft projects.  

 

In accordance with Library Policy 802 parents and guardians must remain in the building with all children under 5.

 

All the children will be escorted back to the Children’s Department at the end of the program.


Registration is required.

Program facilitated by: 
Michelle Owens 

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Sep
14
10:00 AM10:00

Hoopla and OverDrive Databases

Have you wanted to borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks, music, TV series, movies, or other items online from your home but didn't know how? Learn how to use these free databases.   

 

In this class you learn how to:
• Download app
• Set up account
• How to read, listen, or watch material
• Search for material
• Navigate website
• And other questions you may have


Please bring your own device. It can be a smartphone, laptop, or tablet. If you do not have a device, one will be provided for use during the class.

Registration is requested and may be done at the circulation desk or by calling the library at 812-358-2853.

This program is free and open to the public. 

This class is limited to 4 adults. 

Class is conducted by Natasha Perry.

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Sep
11
3:30 PM15:30

Circle of Friends Story Time

Circle of Friends Story Time

 

This program is for children 2-6 years of age. This program begins promptly at 3:30 p.m. A library staff member will come to the Children’s Department to let children know that it is time for the program.

 

Each week children will be introduced to a different theme through a combination of stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts. Children who attend this program should be able to color and use glue sticks independently. A parent or guardian must attend story time with children under 3 to assist with finger plays and craft projects.  

 

In accordance with Library Policy 802 parents and guardians must remain in the building with all children under 5.

 

All the children will be escorted back to the Children’s Department at the end of the program.


Registration is required.

Program facilitated by: 
Michelle Owens 

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Sep
5
3:30 PM15:30

TRAC: Teen Readers Advisory Club

What is TRAC?
The Teen Readers Advisory Club advises the library on teen interests and trends. Members recommend titles for the Young Adult collection and suggest ideas for teen programs. Occasionally, members help Youth Services facilitate programs for other age groups as well.

Who can participate in TRAC?
This program is for teens entering 5th—12th grades. Participants must have read one book from the young adult collection before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow teens to read the title, without giving away the ending. Following the book talks, teens will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. Snacks will be provided during all meetings.

Registration is required.

If Brownstown Central Community School closes due to weather, all Youth Services programming will be canceled.

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Sep
4
3:30 PM15:30

Circle of Friends Story Time

Circle of Friends Story Time

 

This program is for children 2-6 years of age. This program begins promptly at 3:30 p.m. A library staff member will come to the Children’s Department to let children know that it is time for the program.

 

Each week children will be introduced to a different theme through a combination of stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts. Children who attend this program should be able to color and use glue sticks independently. A parent or guardian must attend story time with children under 3 to assist with finger plays and craft projects.  

 

In accordance with Library Policy 802 parents and guardians must remain in the building with all children under 5.

 

All the children will be escorted back to the Children’s Department at the end of the program.


Registration is required.

Program facilitated by: 
Michelle Owens 

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Sep
3
3:35 PM15:35

Kids Only Book Club

Kids Only Book Club

3rd & 4th Graders

Participants must have read one book before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow participants to read the title, without giving away the ending. 

Following the book talks, participants will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. 


Snacks will be provided during all meetings. If your child has any food allergies or food related medical conditions, please send a snack with your child.

Bus transportation after school is available to the library, please check with your school for current bus route.

All Parents: Should make arrangements to pick up their children promptly at 4:30 p.m.

If school is canceled due to weather the book club will also be canceled and that meeting will not be rescheduled.

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Aug
28
3:30 PM15:30

Circle of Friends Story Time

Circle of Friends Story Time

 

This program is for children 2-6 years of age. This program begins promptly at 3:30 p.m. A library staff member will come to the Children’s Department to let children know that it is time for the program.

 

Each week children will be introduced to a different theme through a combination of stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts. Children who attend this program should be able to color and use glue sticks independently. A parent or guardian must attend story time with children under 3 to assist with finger plays and craft projects.  

 

In accordance with Library Policy 802 parents and guardians must remain in the building with all children under 5.

 

All the children will be escorted back to the Children’s Department at the end of the program.


Registration is required.

Program facilitated by: 
Michelle Owens 

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Aug
21
3:30 PM15:30

Circle of Friends Story Time

Circle of Friends Story Time

 

This program is for children 2-6 years of age. This program begins promptly at 3:30 p.m. A library staff member will come to the Children’s Department to let children know that it is time for the program.

 

Each week children will be introduced to a different theme through a combination of stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts. Children who attend this program should be able to color and use glue sticks independently. A parent or guardian must attend story time with children under 3 to assist with finger plays and craft projects.  

 

In accordance with Library Policy 802 parents and guardians must remain in the building with all children under 5.

 

All the children will be escorted back to the Children’s Department at the end of the program.


Registration is required.

Program facilitated by: 
Michelle Owens 

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Aug
15
5:30 PM17:30

Essential Oils Program

Essential Oils

 

Are you interested in learning about essential oils and their various health and wellness benefits?

In this basic essential oils class, you will learn:

  • What essential oils are, why they work, how to use them, why purity matters, and which oils to start with

  • How they actually benefit you and how to know which ones are safe.

  • This class will help answer your questions and get you on your way to using essential oils in your day-to-day life, safely and successfully.

The adults only class is free.


Registration is requested and may be done at the circulation desk or by calling the library at 812-358-2853.  


This class is presented by Kimberly Sooy . The class will be 45 minutes to an hour.

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Aug
14
3:30 PM15:30

Circle of Friends Story Time

Circle of Friends Story Time

 

This program is for children 2-6 years of age. This program begins promptly at 3:30 p.m. A library staff member will come to the Children’s Department to let children know that it is time for the program.

 

Each week children will be introduced to a different theme through a combination of stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts. Children who attend this program should be able to color and use glue sticks independently. A parent or guardian must attend story time with children under 3 to assist with finger plays and craft projects.  

 

In accordance with Library Policy 802 parents and guardians must remain in the building with all children under 5.

 

All the children will be escorted back to the Children’s Department at the end of the program.


Registration is required.

Program facilitated by: 
Michelle Owens 

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Aug
10
10:00 AM10:00

Learn how to use Microsoft Word

Learn how to use Microsoft Word

 

The following steps will be included in this class:

· Starting a new document.
· Select text
· Change text size and font
· Change text to bold, italicize, or underline
· Copy and paste text
· Print document
· Text layout- center, left align, right align
· Create numbered or bullets lists
· Save documents
· Open a saved document

Please bring your own computer, but if you do not have one, we will provide one for use during the class.

Registration is requested and may be done at the circulation desk or by calling the library at 812-358-2853.

This program is free and open to the public. Adults only please.

Class is conducted by Natasha Perry.

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Aug
9
11:00 AM11:00

Adult Book Club

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

Summary: After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the Canadian wilderness, learning to survive with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce.

The Adult Book Club provides an informal, congenial atmosphere for patrons over eighteen years of age to share their literary interpretations of the current book selection. Everyone should read the month’s selection before the meeting.  Please feel free to attend even if you haven’t finished the book as long as you don’t mind hearing how the book ends.  Everyone is encouraged to participate in the discussion, but listeners are welcome.

Light refreshments are served by individuals from the group on a volunteer basis.  Extra copies of the book selection are available one month in advance at the library circulation desk.
 
Registration is required.
Program facilitated by: Karen Raymer

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Aug
1
3:30 PM15:30

TRAC: Teen Readers Advisory Club

What is TRAC?
The Teen Readers Advisory Club advises the library on teen interests and trends. Members recommend titles for the Young Adult collection and suggest ideas for teen programs. Occasionally, members help Youth Services facilitate programs for other age groups as well.

Who can participate in TRAC?
This program is for teens entering 5th—12th grades. Participants must have read one book from the young adult collection before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow teens to read the title, without giving away the ending. Following the book talks, teens will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. Snacks will be provided during all meetings.

Registration is required.

If Brownstown Central Community School closes due to weather, all Youth Services programming will be canceled.

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Jul
31
3:30 PM15:30

Circle of Friends Story Time

Circle of Friends Story Time

 

This program is for children 2-6 years of age. This program begins promptly at 3:30 p.m. A library staff member will come to the Children’s Department to let children know that it is time for the program.

 

Each week children will be introduced to a different theme through a combination of stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts. Children who attend this program should be able to color and use glue sticks independently. A parent or guardian must attend story time with children under 3 to assist with finger plays and craft projects.  

 

In accordance with Library Policy 802 parents and guardians must remain in the building with all children under 5.

 

All the children will be escorted back to the Children’s Department at the end of the program.


Registration is required.

Program facilitated by: 
Michelle Owens 

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Jul
24
3:30 PM15:30

Circle of Friends Story Time

Circle of Friends Story Time

 

This program is for children 2-6 years of age. This program begins promptly at 3:30 p.m. A library staff member will come to the Children’s Department to let children know that it is time for the program.

 

Each week children will be introduced to a different theme through a combination of stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts. Children who attend this program should be able to color and use glue sticks independently. A parent or guardian must attend story time with children under 3 to assist with finger plays and craft projects.  

 

In accordance with Library Policy 802 parents and guardians must remain in the building with all children under 5.

 

All the children will be escorted back to the Children’s Department at the end of the program.


Registration is required.

Program facilitated by: 
Michelle Owens 

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Jul
18
6:00 PM18:00

Adult Craft Program - Paint Your Own Story

Paint Your Own Story

 

In a Universe of stories, create your own. Bring your own ideas of something you would like to paint.

All supplies will be provided.

The class is $5.00 per person.

The adult only class is limited to 10 as supplies and space are limited.


Registration is required and may be done at the circulation desk or by calling the library at 812-358-2853.  


Program facilitated by: Natasha Perry

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Jul
17
3:30 PM15:30

Circle of Friends Story Time

Circle of Friends Story Time

 

This program is for children 2-6 years of age. This program begins promptly at 3:30 p.m. A library staff member will come to the Children’s Department to let children know that it is time for the program.

 

Each week children will be introduced to a different theme through a combination of stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts. Children who attend this program should be able to color and use glue sticks independently. A parent or guardian must attend story time with children under 3 to assist with finger plays and craft projects.  

 

In accordance with Library Policy 802 parents and guardians must remain in the building with all children under 5.

 

All the children will be escorted back to the Children’s Department at the end of the program.


Registration is required.

Program facilitated by: 
Michelle Owens 

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Jul
15
3:00 PM15:00

Get Your Game On - Ages 5-12

Get Your Game On

Ages 5-12

Bring a friend and join us for some summer time fun.  We will provide a variety of tabletop games that will challenge your mind while you socialize with your friends.  

If you have a favorite board game, feel free to bring it along and share with other game enthusiasts.

Registration Required.

Program facilitated by: 
Michelle Owens 

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Jul
13
10:00 AM10:00

iPad Class

iPad Class

 

Some things to learn in this class:
• Manage settings
• Navigate device
• Download and work with apps
• Other questions you might have

 

We recommend that you bring your own iPad, but if you don’t have one, there will be one available for you to use.

Registration is requested and may be done at the circulation desk or by calling the library at 812-358-2853.

 

This program is free and open to the public. Limit to 4 participants.

 

Class is conducted by Natasha Perry.

 

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Jul
12
11:00 AM11:00

Adult Book Club

The traveler’s gift by Andy Andrews

Summary: Outlines seven key decisions that can determine the amount of success in a person's life, and describes how to properly make these decisions to achieve success.

The Adult Book Club provides an informal, congenial atmosphere for patrons over eighteen years of age to share their literary interpretations of the current book selection. Everyone should read the month’s selection before the meeting.  Please feel free to attend even if you haven’t finished the book as long as you don’t mind hearing how the book ends.  Everyone is encouraged to participate in the discussion, but listeners are welcome.

Light refreshments are served by individuals from the group on a volunteer basis.  Extra copies of the book selection are available one month in advance at the library circulation desk.
 
Registration is required.
Program facilitated by: Karen Raymer

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Jul
11
3:30 PM15:30

TRAC: Teen Readers Advisory Club

What is TRAC?
The Teen Readers Advisory Club advises the library on teen interests and trends. Members recommend titles for the Young Adult collection and suggest ideas for teen programs. Occasionally, members help Youth Services facilitate programs for other age groups as well.

Who can participate in TRAC?
This program is for teens entering 5th—12th grades. Participants must have read one book from the young adult collection before each meeting. During the meeting each participant will give a brief book talk about their selection. Keep in mind that the goal of a book talk is to tell enough about the title to encourage fellow teens to read the title, without giving away the ending. Following the book talks, teens will have time to socialize, make recommendations for future programs, and participate in various group activities. Snacks will be provided during all meetings.

Registration is required.

If Brownstown Central Community School closes due to weather, all Youth Services programming will be canceled.

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