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Limited Library Services

Sunday, September 27, 2020
Current Services and Appointments
All Branches
To learn more about virtual library services by appointment and online chat and phone hours, please visit the current services and appointments webpage. All public meeting rooms are closed through December 31, 2020.
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Summer Reading Games

Saturday, August 01, 2020
Summer Reading Games
All Branches

"Imagine Your Story" Summer Reading Games for all ages run June 1–August 1, 2020. Visit mcpl.info/summerreading to create an account and register!

Summer Reading Game funding is provided by the Friends of the Library. Become a Friend today!

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Cardinal Stage Presents: Family Photo Challenge

Friday, July 31, 2020
Family Photo Challenge
All Branches
Imagine your story with Cardinal Stage! Recreate the classic folktale of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" using just 10 original photos. Get creative with costumes, locations, and props, and share your story on social media for a chance to win a gift card to Mother Bear's Pizza. Post your photo story by July 31 on Instagram or Facebook to enter to win. To qualify, you must tag Cardinal Stage (@cardinalstage) and use the hashtag #cardinalchallenge. At the beginning of August, Cardinal will announce the winner and post the winning story! Download and read a copy of the story. You can also find various eBook versions of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" instantly available on Hoopla Kids. All ages.
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Dial-a-Book: Classic Tales of Adventure, Romance, and Wonder

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Dial-a-Book
All Branches
In this throwback to pre-internet days, each week, a Library staff member will read a chapter from a classic book or short story for teens and adults. No fancy tech required, just a telephone! Call (812) 349-3208 to listen. New stories will be added on Mondays by 5 PM. Age 12 and up.
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Laugh Line

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Laugh Line
All Branches
Call (812) 349-3208 to hear a kid-friendly joke! Jokes change daily Monday–Friday by 5 PM. This program is geared towards ages 7–12, but all ages are welcome!
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Digital Creativity at Home: Animation in Blender

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Digital Creativity at Home: Animation in Blender
All Branches
Watch this short demonstration of how to use Blender for 2D animation! Age 12 and up.

*** This virtual program may be viewed on the Library's YouTube channel, premiering July 27 at 2:30 PM. It will be archived and available on the same YouTube channel thereafter. ***
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Books on Tap, Digital Edition: Mostly Dead Things

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Books on Tap
All Branches
Join in this fun discussion of one of today’s most compelling books from the comfort of your home! 
July 27: Mostly Dead Things by Kristen Arnett
August 31: The Bird King by G. Willow Wilson
Please email ebrown@mcpl.info for information on getting a physical copy of the book. Digital copies are available through Hoopla and Libby. Age 21 and up.

*** To participate in live Zoom events, please register with a valid email address. The link to the Zoom event will be emailed to you 30 minutes before the program begins. Please sign up as one person per household. ***
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