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AIDS Memorial Quilt Panel Exhibit

Sunday, November 13, 2022
Downtown Library
Atrium Space
The AIDS Memorial Quilt will be on display from November 10–12 at the Indiana Memorial Union in Alumni Hall. This event will help commemorate the lives affected by AIDS-related complications while also bringing HIV education and awareness to the Monroe County community. While the quilt is on display, IU will also be providing free HIV testing and educational workshops. 30 sections of the AIDS Memorial Quilt will be displayed at the Indiana Memorial Union, the Student Health Center, and the Monroe County Public Library from November 9–12. See the full schedule of events surrounding the exhibit.

This exhibit is in partnership with the IU Student Health Center.
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MCPL Winter Food Drive

Sunday, November 20, 2022
All Branches
Help fight hunger in Monroe County. Non-perishable donations will be accepted at the Downtown Library and Ellettsville Branch from November 12–20. All donations will benefit Hoosier Hills Food Bank. Additionally, for patrons who have fees on their account, MCPL will forgive $1 for every item donated—just let a staff member know.
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Upland Plein Air Painters

10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Ellettsville Branch
Ellettsville Meeting Room A
Spaces Reservation

VITAL English Language Group: Conversation with Trish Thurston

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Downtown Library
VITAL Classroom
New English speakers will practice everyday language skills in a relaxed, informal atmosphere. Learners will enjoy friendly conversation, learn about daily life in the US, gain confidence, and meet new people from around the world. 

Intermediate English skills are suggested. If you do not speak English, please fill out the VITAL Services form to learn about programs for beginners. Conversation Groups are drop-in and no registration is needed.

If you have not attended a VITAL program before, please stop by the office for more information (Downtown Library, second floor). 

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I am Moving, I am Learning for Families

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Ellettsville Branch
Ellettsville Meeting Room B
Learn the importance of movement for young children and understand the caregiver's role in modeling an active lifestyle. In this event, we'll discuss the importance of keeping movement activity for children playful, simple, creative, and success-oriented. Participants will identify and experience a variety of developmentally appropriate, simple activities that can be implemented with young children at home. For parents and caregivers age 18 and up. 

This event is in partnership with Purdue Extension.
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Artwork of Hilary Cannon Anderson and Students

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Ellettsville Branch
Ellettsville Gallery Exhibit Space
Spaces Reservation

Artwork of Hilary Cannon Anderson and Students

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Downtown Library
Gallery Exhibit Space
Spaces Reservation

Discardia Mending Day

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Downtown Library
Program Room 2B
Drop in and bring by any clothes or other textiles in need of repair or cleaning. Discardia will be on hand to show you how to mend them or do it for you. All ages.

This program is in partnership with Discardia.
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Saturday Movie Marathon

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Downtown Library
Ground Floor
Saturdays are the perfect day to hang out and watch movies with friends. Ages 12–19.
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Owen Circuit Court Mediation

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Downtown Library
Meeting Room 214
Spaces Reservation

Artwork of Hilary Cannon Anderson and Students

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Downtown Library
Meeting Room 1B
Spaces Reservation
Registration is closed

Introduction to Miniature Painting

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Downtown Library
Children's Program Room
Get guidance from an expert as you paint miniatures for tabletop roleplaying games. Supplies and miniatures will be provided. No experience necessary. Ages 912. Please register.
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Paint and Sip: Aurora Borealis

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Ellettsville Branch
Ellettsville Meeting Room B
In this guided painting session, we'll work step-by-step to paint a lovely aurora borealis scene. Juice boxes will be included for a fun experience. Please note: While we'll aim to finish by 3:30 PM, some participants may need to work until 4 PM to complete their art. Ages 8–12. Please register.
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