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At the Putnam County Public Library

Funding for the low vision reader was provided by Putnam County Public Library in conjunction with the Dr. James F. Elrod Fund and a generous donation from Al and Cindy Little, from funds awarded them by the Putnam County Community Foundation.

The library’s Technology Director, Michael Acsbok, will be giving a demonstration of the new digital magnifier at a meeting of the Living with Low Vision support group from 10:00 am to 11:00 am on Tuesday, May 16th at Putnam County Comprehensive Services, located at 630 Tennessee St., Greencastle, IN. For more information on the Living with Low Vision support group, you may contact Von Braden of the WILL Center’s Low Vision Program at (765) 655-4739.

Summer Reading Program Registration Begins May 30th!

You’re invited to join Putnam County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program and participate in a summer full of events and activities for all ages. This year’s theme, “Build a Better World” promotes reading and encourages creative exploration, active skill-building, and critical thinking.

Registration begins May 30. You can register online at www.PCPL21.org/summerreading or in person at the library. Then join us on June 3rd for a kickoff event featuring SILLY SAFARIS! There will be events throughout the summer, so check PCPL21.org or visit the library to learn about upcoming programs!

At the Library

Tuesday, May 16th:

Yoga Storytime, 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Caregivers and children aged 3-10 are welcome to join us for stories accompanied by playful and gentle yoga stretches. We will laugh and be silly with our bodies. No previous practice needed. Feel free to bring your own mat or use one of ours.

Managing Your Digital Photos, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Managing Your Digital Photos will discuss the basics of importing digital photographs from your camera or phone to your computer, give tips on organizing large numbers of photos, new and creative ways of managing photos across different devices like phones, tablets, and cameras, and demonstrate some basic photo editing techniques.

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.

Community Movie Night, 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Join us for a movie night at the library! This month we’ll be showing an animated movie about an inventive ant that get 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. Questions? Contact Krista Mullinnix by phone (765-653-2755 ext. 121) or by email (kmullinnix@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.

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 17th:

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 18th:

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.

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.

For a full list of events visit: http://pcpl21.org/events/

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