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At the Putnam County Public Library

The Library will be CLOSED May 12th

The Putnam County Public Library will be closed to the public on May 12, 2017 for staff in-service and training. The library will reopen for normal operating hours on Saturday, May 13th. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

Community Movie Night

Join us for a movie night at the Putnam County Public Library, Tuesday May 16th at 5:30 pm! This month we’ll be showing an animated movie about an inventive ant that gets his colony in a heap of trouble! All ages are welcome. The movie is rated G and the running time is 95 minutes. Snacks will be provided. If you have questions or would like to know the title of the movie, please contact the library at 765- 653-2755 or visit our website at www.PCPL21.org.

Based on the Book Movie Night

The PCPL Based on the Book Movie Night will be held in the Kiwanis Room on May 16th at 6:00 pm. Following the presentation of the 2014 movie (running time: 1 hour and 41 minutes) we will be discussing Lisa Genova’s novel Still Alice. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Library and for purchase at the reference desk. For more information, contact Sarah Myers at smyers@pcpl21.org.

At the Library May 9 - 13, 2017

Tuesday, May 9th:

Music Makers, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Every month on the second Tuesday join us for as we sing, dance, and explore with percussion instruments! Babies, toddlers, and preschool-aged children are welcome.

Community Help Desk, 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

PCPL has a computer technician available to diagnose and help repair your computer and electronics. Most computer problems can be repaired in 20 minutes but if your computer problem is severe enough, or would take longer than 30 minutes to fix, we may recommend you take it to a professional.

Learn to Play Mah Jongg, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Join local Mah Jongg expert, Janice White, every Tuesday evening for a 7 week course to learn the fascinating game of Mah Jongg. No experience necessary. Classes begin May 2nd and run through June 13th. Space is limited, so please register by calling the library at 765-653-2755 or by emailing Barb Timm at btimm@ PCPL21.org.

Wednesday, May 10th:

Cooking with Kids, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Each month we prepare a simple, kid-friendly snack, talk about cooking basics, and read some stories while we enjoy our treat. This month we’ll be making Nutella Rolls. Space is limited, so please register by May 6. You can register for this event by calling 765-653- 2755 ext. 121, by emailing (kmullinnix@pcpl21.org), or by filling out the registration for on our website at www.PCPL21.org.

Yarn Perch, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Need Crochet help or Crochet Companionship? Jo MacPhail will take her Yarn Perch (located on the balcony above the lobby) every Wednesday evening to help those in need.

Thursday, May 11th:

Community Help Desk, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

PCPL has a computer technician available to diagnose and help repair your computer and electronics. Most computer problems can be repaired in 20 minutes but if your computer problem is severe enough, or would take longer than 30 minutes to fix, we may recommend you take it to a professional.

Family Dance Party, 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

If you love dancing during storytime, then come get your groove on with some of our favorite songs! Join us for free dance, guided dance, and musical games! For ages 2+

Bridge for Everyone, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Come to an open Bridge game on Thursday afternoons in the Kiwanis room. All who enjoy Bridge are invited to attend, regardless of skill level. This group will be facilitated by Dorothy Brown. If you have questions, please contact Barbara Timm at btimm@PCPL21. org.

LibrarYoga, 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

PCPL is offering free Yoga sessions led by certified yoga instructors every Thursday evening. Classes are for all levels of students. Participants should wear comfy, stretchy clothes. Yoga mats, blocks, and straps are available for your use.

Friday, May 12th:

The Library will be closed for a staff in-service.

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