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Bartholomew County Public Library

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Columbus, IN United States

July 2019

Great Genealogy Starters

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Library genealogist Annette Blount explains the great online genealogy resources available to you through your library.  Limit of 10.  Register at mybcpl.org under Events.

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Keto/Paleo Made Easy

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Presenters Dr. Trevor Miller and Andy Robbins cover the keto and paleo methods and how to keep both of them simple! Hosted by Integrated Health of Indiana and Metagenics. Register at mybcpl.org under Events.

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3’s – 5’s Storytimes

July 24 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 24, 2019

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Listen to fun stories and have a good time.  Program is first come, first served.  Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.

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Birds of Prey

July 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Staff from the Dwight Chamberlain Raptor Center at Hardy Lake present a live bird of prey program highlighting native hawks, owls, and falcons.  The Dwight Chamberlain Raptor Center serves as a bird of prey rehabilitation facility and houses non-releasable birds of prey that are used in educational programming. Program is for all ages.

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Star Wars Marathon + Lightsabers for Teens

July 24 @ 2:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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This summer, in a library very, very close to you...a group of teens watched a bunch of Star Wars movies and made lightsabers! Popcorn and drinks provided.

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Teen Café: Galaxy Jars

July 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Make a galaxy in a jar in this safe and affirming environment. Pastries, beverages, and supplies provided.

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Mind and Meditation

July 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Introduction to The Happiness Program, Art of Living's flagship course with breathing techniques and practical wisdom that can change your life.

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America Meditates

July 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library Columbus, IN United States + Google Map

Be a part of the largest Meditation Event in the United States on Wednesday, July 24th, from 6:30 - 7:30 PM at the Bartholomew County Public Library's Red Room.  RSVP at tiny.cc/columbusmeditates.  For more information, contact naqshab@artofliving.org.

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1’s & 2’s Storytime

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2019

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Listen to fun stories and have a good time.  Program is first come, first served.  Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.

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Just for Babies Storytime 0-13 months

July 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2019

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Join us for rhymes, songs, books & fun just for babies! Program is first come, first served. Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk

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Reading Time With Lottie Ages 5-12

July 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Read to Lottie the Great Dane! You have 15 minutes to practice your reading skills. Program is first come, first served. Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.

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Teen Dungeons & Dragons

July 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library Columbus, IN United States + Google Map

Continue our beginner-friendly Dungeons and Dragons campaign. If it is your first time, feel free to create a character prior to the meeting, or use an already created one. Dice, pizza, and drinks provided. Participants may only sign up for one session per month. Limit 8 participants. Register at mybcpl.org under Events.

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Life-Size Games for Teens..IN SPACE!

July 26 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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All the fun of your favorite grid-based guessing game...but so big, it can be seen from space! (But not really.) Hunt down the enemy team's fleet of spaceships and claim galactic victory. Register at mybcpl.org under Events.

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Storytime with Llama Llama Ages 3-6

July 26 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Enjoy this special Llama Llama storytime followed by a fun craft.

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American Girl Club Ages 6-12

July 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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American Girl Club includes fun games and a craft.  Actual end time is 3:45 PM.

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Henry Moore’s Birthday Party on the Plaza

July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Celebrate Henry Moore’s birthday with us! Moore, the sculptor of Large Arch, was born on July 30, 1898. Learn about Henry Moore and Large Arch with a pop-up exhibit with materials from the Columbus Indiana Architectural Archives. Thanks to support from the Columbus Area Arts Council, we’ll have local sculptor Bob Pulley on hand to lead an all-ages art activity. We’ll have all the things you need for a great party – music, activities, and cake! Bring a picnic and…

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Make and Take Sign Making

July 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library Columbus, IN United States + Google Map
$25.00

Pam Stovall guides you through the steps to make your own trendy 4” x 24” sign.  Select the color for your board, paint it, and then select and apply the saying of your choice. Paints, brushes, boards and hooks provided.  Register at mybcpl.org under Events.  Minimum of 5, Maximum of 15.  $25.00 supply fee.

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You’re A Wizard, Harry! For Teens

July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Celebrate the 39th birthday of the Boy Who Lived, Harry Potter. Snacks, games, trivia, and all around wizardly awesomeness is in store.  

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August 2019

Cleo Turns 50 Exhibit

August 1 - August 31
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The Cleo Rogers Memorial Library, designed by architect I.M. Pei, opened to the public in 1969 and has served as the main branch of Bartholomew County Public Libraries for 50 years. The “Cleo Turns 50” exhibition shares our community’s memories of this special building and celebrates the many ways it has shaped our civic consciousness. Mounted by the Columbus Indiana Architectural Archives.  Open during library hours.

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A New Brush Storytime Ages 1-2

August 2 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Meet Miss Ferry the Tooth Ferry at this special storytime. Program educates and entertains children about the importance of dental care through stories and puppets. Sponsored by BCHD.

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Teen Lock-In

August 2 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Get locked in the library with us for one last night of safe and supervised fun before school begins. Life-size games, a scavenger hunt, DIY rockets and hovercrafts, and more. Pizza and snacks provided. Food allergy information is available on the permission slip. A signed permission slip is required to attend this event. Pick up your permission slips at the Teen Desk. Permission slips are due on July 31st.  Limit 20.

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Mood Disorder Support Group

August 6 @ 6:00 pm - December 24 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 1, 2019

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Open to anyone who has, or thinks they have a mood disorder and their family and friends.  Mood disorders include, but are not limited to bipolar disorder 1 or 2, depression, cyclothymia, and schizoaffective disorder.  For more information, please contact dbsa.bartholomewcounty@gmail.com.

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Mood Disorder Support Group

August 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - January 7, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 1, 2019

Bartholomew County Public Library Columbus, IN United States + Google Map

Open to anyone who has, or thinks they have a mood disorder and their family and friends.  Mood disorders include, but are not limited to bipolar disorder 1 or 2, depression, cyclothymia, and schizoaffective disorder.  For more information, please contact dbsa.bartholomewcounty@gmail.com.

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September 2019

Mood Disorder Support Group

September 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - January 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 1, 2019

Bartholomew County Public Library Columbus, IN United States + Google Map

Open to anyone who has, or thinks they have a mood disorder and their family and friends.  Mood disorders include, but are not limited to bipolar disorder 1 or 2, depression, cyclothymia, and schizoaffective disorder.  For more information, please contact dbsa.bartholomewcounty@gmail.com.

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Mood Disorder Support Group

September 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - February 4, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 1, 2019

Bartholomew County Public Library Columbus, IN United States + Google Map

Open to anyone who has, or thinks they have a mood disorder and their family and friends.  Mood disorders include, but are not limited to bipolar disorder 1 or 2, depression, cyclothymia, and schizoaffective disorder.  For more information, please contact dbsa.bartholomewcounty@gmail.com.

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October 2019

Mood Disorder Support Group

October 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - February 18, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 1, 2019

Bartholomew County Public Library Columbus, IN United States + Google Map

Open to anyone who has, or thinks they have a mood disorder and their family and friends.  Mood disorders include, but are not limited to bipolar disorder 1 or 2, depression, cyclothymia, and schizoaffective disorder.  For more information, please contact dbsa.bartholomewcounty@gmail.com.

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November 2019

Second Annual Bartholomew County Human Library

November 2 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Free

Please join us for our second annual Human Library! Stop by the Bartholomew County Public Library Red Room any time during the event to sit down for a 20-minute, one-on-one conversation with someone from our community. These people, our human books, will share their experiences through dialogue with you about stereotypes, prejudice, and misconceptions on variety of topics. Find us on Facebook to learn more: https://bit.ly/2DiBjIW

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