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Visit the Bookmobile ! Are you unable to get to the Meade County Public Library? Do you know that the MCPL Bookmobile can bring the library to you? You can borrow books, magazines, audio books, movies, documentaries, and more at this library on wheels! Call 422-2094 for a complete schedule of stops or request a visit to your community .
If We Don’t Have It, We’ll Find It For You! We’ll do whatever it takes to connect you with the information you need. If a book isn’t already in our collection, we’ll try to borrow it from another library- all at no cost to you!
Art Quilting December 1 & 8 11:00 AM-1:00 PM • 6:00-8:00 PM Meade County Public Library Work continues on making decorative Christmas art quilts! Registration required.
Zumba Mondays • 9:30-10:30 AM Thursdays • 6:30-7:30 PM Meade County Public Library Ditch the workout and join the party! Zumba is a Latin-inspired, easy to follow fitness party. Zumba’s fusion of international rhythms gets you moving, dancing, burning calories, and having fun!
Book Discussion Tuesday, December 6 • 6:00-8:00 PM Meade County Public Library Join our friendly and lively book discussion of a “ Girl in Hyacinth Blue” by Susan Vreeland. Copies of the book are available at the front desk.
Yoga Wednesdays, December 7 & 14 • 10:00 AM • 6:30 PM Meade County Public Library Improve your posture, mood, and concentration with free yoga classes! In addition to its stress-relieving capabilities, yoga has been doctor recommended for its core strengthening and spinal stabilization. All levels of experience welcome and no registration necessary.
Beginning Yoga Wednesdays, December 7 & 14 • 5:00 PM Meade County Public Library This class is a perfect introduction to the many physical and mental benefits of yoga. No experience needed and all equipment is provided. Please sign up at the front desk.
Diabetes Workshop Wednesday, December 14 and Thursday, December 15 • 9:00-11:00 AM Meade County Public Library Learn how to prevent and manage diabetes in this informational workshop. Participant questions welcomed and no registration required!
MCHS Madrigals and Show Choir Thursday, December 15 • 10:00-11:00 AM Meade County Public Library The Meade County High School Madrigals and Show Choir will perform holiday songs for your enjoyment
Book Discussion Thursday, December 15 • 12:30-2:30 PM Meade County Public Library Join our friendly and lively book discussion of a “ The Blessing Way” by Tony Hillerman. Copies of the book are available at the front desk.
Writing Group Wednesday, December 28 • 10:00-11:00 AM Meade County Public Library Interested in writing novels, poems, short stories or anything else, join the MCPL Writing Group.
Take the 50 Books Challenge and help your child prepare for success in school while earning prizes at the same time! Read or listen to all the books on our list of classic titles and receive a goodie bag, certificate, and FREE PRIZE BOOK to add to your home library. Lists are available for ages 0-8 th grade, so the more you read, the more you win! See the Children’s Desk for more information.
Totally Nonstop Toddlertime Tuesdays • 9:30-10:00 • Ages 0-3 Meade County Public Library Sing songs, make music, and shake out wiggles at this energetic storytime! This is a perfect way to introduce your child to the library, help them socialize, and learn important early literacy skills.
Story Hour Mondays & Tuesdays • 10:30-11:30 • Ages 3-6 Meade County Public Library Join us for stories, rhymes, music, sign language, a craft, and other activities that help promote literacy and language skills.
Arts and Kids Wednesdays, Dcecember 7 & 21 • 10:30-11:30 • Ages 2-6 Meade County Public Library Express yourself through music, dance, and art- and let the library clean up the mess! Experiment with different mediums and come ready to get creative. Art smocks provided.
Pages & Play Wednesdays, Dcecember 14 & 28 • 10:30-11:30 • Ages 2-6 Meade County Public Library Help children learn literacy skills through creative play with the library’s collection of educational toys.
Kindergarten 101 Thursdays • 10:30-11:30 • Ages 4-5 Meade County Public Library Get ready for school success in this storytime that focuses on skills needed in kindergarten. Children attend independently while an adult caregiver remains in the library
Ride the Polar Express Saturday, December 17 • 12:00-2:00 PM • All Ages Meade County Public Library Wear your PJs and join us for the Polar Express with warm snacks, crafts, stories and a visit from Santa.
Princess Tea Party Monday, December 12 • 6:00-7:00 PM Ages 3-6 Meade County Public Library Dress up and spend an evening with fun crafts. Don’t forget your tiara!
Christmas Craft Wednesday, December 14 • 5:30-7:00 PM Meade County Public Library Enjoy the most wonderful time of the year having fun making Christmas crafts to keep or to share.
Family Movie Night Wednesday, December 21 • 5:30-7:30PM Meade County Public Library Finish out the series with Meade County Public Library. Join us to watch Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2.
Family Movie Tuesday, December 27 • 1:00-3:00PM Meade County Public Library Stay in the holiday mood watching The Nutcracker: The Untold Story
Boys Nite Out Thursday • December 1 • 6:00-7:00PM Ages 7-11 Meade County Public Library Boys ONLY! F rogs and snails And puppy-dogs' tails, That's what little boys are made of.
Girls Nite Out Thursday • December 15 • 6:00-7:00PM Ages 7-11 Meade County Public Library Girls ONLY! Join us for all things girlie… bring your BFF, too.
Yu-Gi-Oh Saturday • December 3 • 9:00-1:00 Ages 7-11 Meade County Public Library Bring your cards and either play or trade.
Teen Tuesday Tuesdays • 3:00-5:00 • Ages 12-17 Meade County Public Library December 6: Get Ornamental December 13: Ice Candles December 20: Gingerbread Houses December 27: Winter Wonderland
TAG: Teen Advisory Group Saturday • December 10 • 12:00-1:00 Ages 12-17 Holiday treats to help plan for programs in 2012.
JAM: Japanese Animation @ MCPL Thursday, December 29 • 4:00-5:00 • Ages 8-17 Meade County Public Library Get a look at the newest anime and manga, watch anime movies, enjoy Asian snacks, and mingle with other Animaniacs!