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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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Spooky Dials

Saturday, October 31, 2020
Spooky Dials
All Branches
Want to hear a spoooooooky song, poem, short story, or rhyme? Call (812) 349-3208! All material is kid-friendly (and with a warning for content that may be slightly spookier). Recordings will be updated by 5 PM each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in October for a total of 13 different spine-tingling listening opportunities! 
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Cardinal Stage Presents: Family Photo Challenge: Cinderella

Saturday, October 31, 2020
Family Photo Challenge: Cinderella
All Branches
Imagine Your Story with Cardinal Stage! Re-create the classic folktale of Cinderella 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 $75 gift card from Crumble Coffee & Bakery. Post your photo story by November 1 on Instagram or Facebook to enter to win. To qualify, you MUST tag Cardinal Stage (@cardinalstage) and use the hashtag #cardinalchallenge. (Remember to make your post public so Cardinal can view it.) 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 PDF copy of the classic tale. You can also find various interpretations of the Cinderella story from around the world in the Library's folklore collection. (For example, see: The Rough-Face Girl). eBook versions of the Cinderella story also are instantly available on Hoopla Kids. All ages.
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VITAL English Language Group: Conversation

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Other
New English speakers practice everyday language skills in a relaxed, informal atmosphere. Learners enjoy friendly conversation, learn about daily life in the US, gain confidence, and meet new people from around the world.  

Virtual English Language groups take place on Zoom.  Fill out the request form to get started.
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Digital Creativity at Home: Learning Lightworks

2:00 PM - 2:46 PM
All Branches
Join the Library's Digital Creativity Specialist for information about and a demonstration of Lightworks, a free, open-source, movie creating and editing software. Download Lightworks at LWKS.com. Age 12 and up.

*** This virtual program may be viewed on the Library's YouTube channel, premiering October 26 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: Braiding Sweetgrass

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! 

October 26 - Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer 
November 16 - This Place: 150 Years Retold 
December 14 -Umami by Laia Jufresa

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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