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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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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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Cardinal Stage Presents Family Photo Challenge: Beauty and the Beast

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Beauty and the Beast photo challenge Cardinal Stage
All Branches
Imagine Your Story with Cardinal Stage! Re-create the classic folktale of Beauty and the Beast using only 10 original photos. Get creative with costumes, locations and props, and share your story on social media for a chance to win a $50 gift card from Hopscotch Coffee. Post your photo story by September 30 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 the following month, Cardinal will announce the winner and post the winning story! See https://cardinalstage.org/family-photo-challenge/ for a copy of the Cardinal for Kids Study Guide for Beauty and the Beast. You can also find various eBook versions of Beauty and the Beast instantly available on Hoopla Kids. All ages.
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Preschool Fun: Baking Soda/Vinegar Color Experiment

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Preschool Fun
All Branches
Join the children's department online for some fun preschool crafting, cooking, and art experiences. This week Ginny guides us in a fun experiment to create color explosions using baking soda and vinegar. A supply list and step-by-step instructions are available in the description box below the video! For children ages 3–6 years and their families.

*** This virtual program may be viewed on the Library's YouTube channel premiering September 23 at 10 AM. It will be archived and available on the same YouTube channel thereafter. ***
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D&D Online

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
D&D Online
All Branches
Drop in, adventure through fantastic realms, then leave whenever you have to. These sessions of Dungeons and Dragons will be held via Discord and are designed to be short, fun, and evolving adventures that anyone can play. All skill levels are welcome! Ages 12–19. Please register.

*** To participate in live Discord events, please register with a valid email address (please do not use your school-issued email). The link to the Discord event will be emailed to you 30 minutes before the program begins. ***
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Friends of the Library Board Meeting

5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
Main Library
Program Room 2B
The monthly meeting of the Friends of the Library Board of Directors.

The Friends of the Library are members of the community just like you - people who value the library and its services. We think of ourselves as the library's best friends. Membership in the Friends of the Library is open to all who wish to support the Library's vital role in our community.
https://mcpl.info/friends
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