Dubois Branch Library
Wildflower seeds are available every month while supplies last.
National Library Week is April 4 to 9. Come by the library this week to pick up some Dubois Library swag.
March 31: One State-One Story Book Discussion, 6:30 pm “World of Wonders” by Aimee Nezhukumatathil. Sign up to attend and receive a free copy of the book to read. Limited quantities.
April 1: LEGO Club (grades K-5) 3:15 to 4:15 pm Children 8 and under must have an adult in the library. Must pre-register.
April 2: Book Sale, 10 am to 2 pm
April 2: Wake Up Woods Mini Family Camp, 10 am to noon. Call the library to sign up for this event.
April 2: Wildflower Exploration. The group will meet at a home near Dubois from 10 am to noon where they will learn about wildflowers growing in our area, explore the property to identify the plants and record their findings in journals. If you would like to participate, please call the Dubois Branch library to sign up at 812-678-2548. “A Walk in the Woods” is for adults and will begin at 2 pm on April 2nd at the same location. If you would like to participate in this, you may go online at jdcpl.us under Calendar or call the Dubois Branch Library.
April 4: Plant a Wildflower Garden (kids and adults), 3:30 to 6:30 pm
April 5: Teen Space (ages 11-18), 3 to 5 pm Cooking Class. Make both boxed and homemade mac and cheese.
April 6: Family Craft, 6 pm Mixed media scrape painting with butterflies. Must pre-register.
April 9: Adult Craft, 11 am Must pre-register.
April 11: Planting Native Plants to Attract Native Pollinators, 6 pm Must pre-register.
April 12: Teen Space (ages 11-18), 3 to 5 pm Craft of the Month. Friendship Bracelets.
April 13: Kid’s Painting Night (ages 5-11), 6 pm Paint Geometric Hummingbird. Must pre-register.
April 14: Craft and Chat (adults 18+), 2 pm Bring your own work in progress.
April 15: Library closed for Good Friday.
April 18: My Garden of a Thousand Bees (PBS Movie), 6:30 p.m.
April 19: Teen Space (ages 11-18), 3 to 5 pm Cookies and Canvas Painting.
April 21: Reverse Book Club for Teens (ages 13-18), 3:15 to 4:15 pm
April 22: Native Plant Traditions with Dani Tippmann, 6:30 pm
April 23: Saturday Craft (all ages), 10:30 am Making wildflower seed balls to plant. Must pre-register.
April 25: End of the Month Book Club, 6 pm Teaching of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer. An audio recording is available through Hoopla.
April 27: Adult Craft Night (18+), 2 pm Use fractured CDs to create a mosaic in a wooden tray.
April 28: Early Voting in the Community Room, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
April 29: Library closed for Staff Development Day.
For more details visit our Calendar on our website at jdcpl.us or contact the Dubois Branch Library at 812-678-2548. Dubois Library hours are Mon & Wed. 10-8, Tues. & Thurs. 10-6, Fri. 10-5 and Sat. 10-2. Due to evolving situations with COVID-19, always check the library’s website or call to see if your program is running as advertised.
Huntingburg Public Library
Children’s Story Hour (ages 3-5), Mondays 11 a.m. to noon.
March 31: National Crayon Day (all ages), all day. Coloring pages and bookmarks.
April 1: First Friday with Maker Van (ages 4+), 4 to 5:30 pm
April 5: Adult Craft (ages 14 and up), 6 to 7:30 pm Make a Bunny Wreath.
April 7: Family Literacy and Bingo Night at Huntingburg Elementary 4:30 to 7 pm
April 9: Celebrate National Unicorn Day (all ages), 10 to 1 pm Crafts and coloring pages.
April 12: Make and Take Snack (all ages), 3 to 5 pm Butterfly Trail Mix.
April 18: Family Storytime (families welcome), 11 am “A Silly Storytime” story and craft.
April 19: Bilingual Storytime (all ages), 5:30 pm “Planting a Rainbow” story and craft.
April 26: Craft Cart (all ages) 3 to 6 pm in the Children’s Section. Cherry Blossom Tree.
April 28: Craft Cart (all ages), 10 am to 5 pm in the Children’s Section. Cherry Blossom Tree.
For more information, call the library at 812-683-2052 or visit www.huntingburg.lib.in.us. Library hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 8 pm; Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Saturday 9 am to 2 pm
Ferdinand Branch Library
We will be having multiple sales in April. During the Ferdinand Town Wide Yard Sale, we will be open on Friday, April 1, and Saturday, April 2. Our normal Second Saturday Basement Book Sale will be on Saturday, April 9.
Donations of gently-used books and puzzles are always welcomed. We are especially in need of young children’s books as those sell quickly at our sales. The Friends cannot take encyclopedias, textbooks, and/or outdated informational books. A donation bin is located in the library near the door to the basement. Thanks to all who replenish our shelves each month.
National Library Week: Stop by the week of April 3 to April 9 and register to win a $25 gift certificate of your choice.
Stix wiki: Drop in the Programming Room and play with Wiki Stix!
Photo Opportunities: There will be a professional photo Spring Back Drop available on April 7, 8, and 9 in the Programming Room for anyone to take their own snapshots.
Friends Central Perk Cookie Kit: Come in and play a game naming some of your favorite ‘Friends’ scenes with a chance to win a Central Perk Cookie Kit.
Family Storytime: Thursdays at 10 a.m.
Creative Corner for Teens: Mondays at 3 pm after school. Free art supplies and projects.
Read it Forward Program: There is a box of diverse books available that don’t need to be checked out. You simply come in, choose a book from the designated box, and go. You can choose to pass it along to another person or return it. If it is returned, a person can register for a prize.
April 2: Dubois County SUDS Club Brew Demonstration (ages 21 and up), 10 to 11:30 am Registration preferred.
April 4: Kids Canvas Painting, 3:30 pm or 6 pm Paint an Easter Bunny Peep. Registration Required.
April 7: Stories for Littles/Family Storytime, 10 a.m.
April 7: Afternoon Book Club, 2 p.m.
April 9: Pokemon Club (all ages), 2 pm Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
April 12: Spring Animal Plushie Craft. Registration required.
April 14: Stories for Littles/Family Storytime, 10am
April 15: Library Closed for Good Friday.
April 19: Block Party, 10 am Kids are welcome to build with our cardboard blocks and giant floor puzzle pieces.
April 21: Stories for Littles/Family Storytime, 10 a.m.
April 21: Hydrangea Paint Stick Craft (adults), 6 to 7:30 pm Registration required.
April 26: Art Time for Littles (children 5 and under), 10 am
April 27: Evening Book Club (all are welcome), 6:30 pm
April 28: Stories for Littles/Family Storytime, 10am
April 29: Library Closed for Staff Development Day.
Hoopla is now available to Patrons for free through their library card. Hoopla is a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, e-audiobooks, and e-books.
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is a program designed to encourage reading, boost vocabulary, and improve cognitive development in children who have not started Kindergarten. Participants will use the Beanstack app on their digital devices to track their reading. They will also receive a companion notebook that contains stickers and fun activities. For every 100 books that are read & logged on the app, participants will come into the library to be recognized. To participate, register on the Beanstack app & visit your library to pick up the companion notebook.
Register for events at www.jdcpl.us. Call (812-367-1671) or stop by the Library for more information. The Library’s hours are Monday thru Thursday, 9am-8pm (EST) and Friday thru Saturday, 9am-5pm (EST). More information can be obtained by contacting the Library at 812.367.1671 or visiting their Facebook or Instagram page.
Jasper Public Library
The Book Nook, a used book book store run by the Friends of the Jasper Public Library will be open on the following Saturday’s March 5th, 12th, 19th, & 26th from 9 am to noon. Items are priced as marked and include books, media, puzzles & more. Proceeds of sales benefit library programs for children and adults. To donate items contact Betty at (812) 827-8384.
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is a program designed to encourage reading, boost vocabulary, and improve cognitive development in children who have not started Kindergarten. Participants will use the Beanstack app on their digital devices to track their reading. They will also receive a companion notebook that contains stickers and fun activities. For every 100 books that are read & logged on the app, participants will come into the library to be recognized. To participate, register on the Beanstack app & visit your library (Jasper, Ferdinand, Dubois, or Birdseye) to pick up the companion notebook.
Family Storytime— Tuesdays, 10 a.m.
MakerSpace Office Hours — Wednesdays and Thursdays, 1-4 pm
Curiosity Cafe for Teens — Thursdays, 4 p.m.
April 1: Bingo and Coffee (adults and teens), 10 am
April 2: Music Together Community Class (ages 0-5), 4 pm Sign up required.
April 5: Peeps Easter House (grades K and up), 4 pm Sign up required.
April 5: Can We Talk? Conversations for Change (adults and teens), 6 pm Homelessness in Dubois County.
April 6: Knot Just Knitting, 11 a.m.
April 6: Teen Crafternoon (teens and tweens), 4 pm The craft will be available for an hour or while supplies last.
April 7: Duplo (ages 2-5), 10 a.m.
April 7: Teen Advisory Board, 6 pm If you are interested in joining, email email@example.com to inquire about an application.
April8: Coffee, Cards, & Coloring (adults and teens), 10 am
April 9: Family Tree Webinar Marathon, 9 am Sign up for and view live or pre-recorded programs.
April 9: Easter Egg Shakers & Baskets, 12 p.m.
April 11: STEM Fun(ages 8-12), 5:30 pm We will have out the Spheros, LEGO EV3s, LEGO WeDos, and the Ozobots.
April 11: Homeschool Connections, 1 pm Please register for each separate date.
April 12: Spring Craft Night (adults and teens), 6 pm Registration is required and space is limited.
April 13: STEM Playtime for children and their caregivers, 10 a.m.
April 13: Intro to Computers (adults), 2 pm Please register.
April 13: Noah’s Ark Workshop (children), 6 pm Sign up is required.
April 14: Afternoon Book Club, 3 pm Winter Garden by Kristen Hannah. New members are welcome. Pick up a copy of the book at the library.
April 14: Photographs & Memories, 6 pm Bring in family photos to share and learn how to incorporate them into your family histories.
April 19: Adventurescapes (adults), 6 pm Registration is required.
April 20: UnBook Club for Teens (teens and tweens), 4 pm
April 20: Knot Just Knitting, 5:30 p.m.
April 21: Baby Storytime & Sensory Play (ages 0-2), 10am
April 23: Jellyfish Storytime with Aleesha Lopez, 10 a.m.
April 25: MakerSpace STEM Club (ages 10+), 5:30 pm Participants will need a waiver signed, which can be picked up at the library or printed from the library’s website.
April 25: Homeschool Connections, 1 pm Please register for each separate date.
April 26: Evening Book Club, 6:30 pm New members are always welcome.
For programs that require registration, register on the event calendar at jdcpl.us or call 812-482-2712. For more information, call the library at 812-482-2712. Library hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 8 pm; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 5 pm