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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: Hansel and Gretel

Monday, November 30, 2020
Cardinal Stage Family Photo Challenge Hansel & Gretel
All Branches
Recreate the classic folktale of Hansel and Gretel for a chance to win a $75 gift card to Baked! of Bloomington! Read the story with your family, asking your kids to listen for the most important characters, events, and plot points. Then, work together to get creative with your interpretation and find a fun way to retell the story in ten photos or less. Post your photo story to Instagram or Facebook by November 30 to enter to win. To qualify, you must tag Cardinal Stage (@cardinalstage) and use the hashtag #cardinalchallenge. You can use Hoopla to find various eBook versions of Hansel and Gretel instantly available, such as Hansel and Gretel: A Fairy Tale with a Down Syndrome Twist. All ages. Visit cardinalstage.org/family-photo-challenge for more details.

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Preschool Fun: PreK Intro to Coding - Unplugged

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. Want to get your preschooler on the path to being a coder? Try these four unplugged activities that will help build important foundational skills! For children ages 3–6 years and their families.

*** This virtual program may be viewed on the Library's YouTube channel premiering November 18 at 10 AM. It will be archived and available on the same YouTube channel thereafter. ***
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Intermediate Spanish Language Class

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
All Branches
In this free Zoom class, participants will engage in conversational Spanish and learn about the culture. There will be homework outside of class. Age 18 and up.

***Please email mcplspanish@gmail.com to register and receive your Zoom link.***
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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 13–19. 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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MCPL Board of Trustees' meeting

5:45 PM - 7:00 PM
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QueerTalk: Beyond Survival

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Queer Talk: Beyond Survival
All Branches
This book club is intended to be affirming for all who identify as LGBTQIA+. Join in this safe space to discuss books written by and for LGBTQIA+ individuals. Age 16 & up.

11/18/20: Beyond Survival: Strategies and Stories from the Transformative Justice Movement (Stories and Strategies) ed. Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha. Part Four: What did we dream then, what do we know now? Virtual copies are available via Hoopla, and physical copies are available at the library! Email ablancha@monroe.lib.in.us to reserve yours today.

*** 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.***

A partnership between Middle Way House and the Library.
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Night Owl Storytime

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
All Branches
Work late? Join us for this late-night virtual program where you can listen to stories, sing songs, learn fingerplays, and do some bedtime yoga with your little one. Ages birth-6 and families.

*** Please register to receive your invitation to join this virtual program on Zoom***
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