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  • October 2011 Programs
  • Visit Us Online!
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  • Check Out Our E-Readers, E-Books, and Free Downloads! Download free music, videos, audiobooks, and e-books by visiting our website, www.meadereads.org View slide
  • 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 . View slide
  • 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!
  • Yoga Wednesdays • 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 • 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, October 12th • 9:00-11:00 Meade County Public Library Learn how to prevent and manage diabetes in this informational workshop. Participant questions welcomed and no registration required!
  • CPR Certification Training Tuesday, October 18th • 5:30-7:30 PM Meade County Public Library Participants will receive a two year certification in adult, child, and infant CPR. The class is offered at the discounted price of $25. Participants must pre-register and check out the American Heart Association CPR Book at the front desk.
  • Book Discussion Tuesday, October 11th • 6:00-8:00 PM Thursday, October 20th • 12:30-2:30PM Meade County Public Library Join our friendly and lively book discussion! Copies of the book are available at the front desk.
  • Basket Weaving Wednesday, October 26th • 12-4 PM Meade County Public Library Discover the art of basket weaving! All levels of experience welcome and participants are asked to bring their own supplies. See the front desk for more information.
  • 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 • 9:30-10:30 • 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.
  • Pages and Play Wednesday, October 5th & 19th • 10:30-11:30 • Ages 0-5 Meade County Public Library Help children learn literacy skills through creative play using the library’s collection of educational toys.
  • Arts and Kids Wednesday, October 12th & 26th • 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.
  • 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. Space is limited, so register at the Children’s Desk today!
  • Movie Matinee Wednesday, October 5th • 2:00-4:00 • All ages Meade County Public Library Drop in to watch a movie based on the bestselling book and make an alien craft to celebrate fall break week!
  • Climb Aboard Saturday, October 8th • 1:00-3:00 • All ages Meade-Olin Park Climb aboard fire trucks, police cars, a helicopter, and more! Learn about safety and bring your camera to get some great family pictures with these machines.
  • Family Movie Night Tuesday, October 18th • 5:30-7:30PM Meade County Public Library Have a tail-waggin’ good time watching a spooky movie and eating popcorn with your family and friends! Can you guess what movie we’ll be showing?
  • Fairy Walk Saturday, October 22nd • 1:00-3:00 • All ages Meade County Public Library Explore the walking trails at the new library and build magical houses for our fairy neighbors along the paths. Pick up all your supplies at the Fairy Village Planning and Zoning tent.
  • Read and Treat Thursday, October 27th • 5:00-7:00 • All ages Meade County Public Library Come in costume to hear spooky stories and trick-or-treat at the library!
  • Teen Tuesday Tuesdays • 3:00-5:00 • Ages 13-17 Meade County Public Library This month we will be making art journals, blown eggs, playing Beat the Clock, and having an Iron Chef Challenge!
  • Monday Funday: Ductigami and Toweligami Monday, October 3rd • 3:00-5:00 • Ages 8-17 Meade County Public Library Use all kinds of duct tape to make a rose, wallet, baseball cap, cell phone holder, rain gear for pets, and more!
  • My So-Called Digital Life Thursday, October 6th • Ages 13-17 2:00-3:00 PM & 5:00-6:00 PM Meade County Public Library Teens will document their daily lives leading up to Teen Read Week. Space is limited so pre-register with Tara at 422-2094 or tara@meadereads.org
  • My So-Called Digital Life Monday, October 17th • 5:30-7:00 • Ages 13-17 Meade County Public Library Teens who documented their daily lives as part of this project display their pictures.
  • Film on Friday Friday, October 7th • 1:00-4:00 • Ages 13-17 Meade County Public Library Watch Michael Cera take on the world in this film based off the bestselling graphic novel!
  • Judy Moody’s Way-Not-Boring Party Tuesday, October 11th • 5:30-7:30 • Ages 5 and up Meade County Public Library Watch the new movie, enjoy sweet treats, and make a craft to take home. Come dressed like Judy or her brother Stink!
  • Teen Read Week: Picture It @ Your Library October 10-21st • Ages 13-17 Meade County Public Library Check out our Picture It display and contest. Can you identify these Meade County landmarks and win? Entries due by 5PM on October 21 st .
  • Tween Zone: CSI Wednesday, October 19th • 4:00-5:00• Ages 8-12 Meade County Public Library Learn hands-on how your favorite detectives use science to solve thefts, arsons, mysteries, and more!
  • Little Monster Ball Thursday, October 20th • 5:30-7:00 • Ages 13-17 Meade County Public Library Calling all little monsters who are gaga for Lady Gaga! Compete in a dance-off, sing karaoke, make crafts, and enjoy snacks as we party Gaga-style. Come dressed to be noticed.
  • JAM: Japanese Animation @ MCPL Thursday, October 27th • 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!
  • TAB or TAG? Saturday, October 29th • 12:00-2:00 • Ages 13-17 Meade County Public Library No matter what you call it, this advisory board will offer suggestions and help make your library an exciting place for teens. Brainstorm ideas for upcoming events, participate in fun activities, and give input on new books. See Tara for more information.