What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

By Sarah Nichols - Carnegie Public Library Director

Teens! Sign up to attend “GOREgeous Pumpkin Creations” on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 3:30 p.m. Give your pumpkin scars, stitches, and movie-style horror makeup!

In Washington Court House: Join us for storytime! Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. is Preschool Storytime, children 3 – 5 years old, and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. is Books & Blocks, children 1 – 3 years old. Each week features a new theme! Siblings are welcome at either session.

Also, each Tuesday at 11:15 a.m., the library will host “Books & Babies.” “Books & Babies” is a 15-minute session specifically created for our youngest patrons to look at board books, do finger plays, bounce on laps and explore. This early literacy time will introduce your baby to the library and the world of books! Friday, Oct. 20 at 4 p.m., children ages 18 months – 5 years are invited to attend “Carnie’s Yogis!” At this session, Noel will lead children in an exploration of movement and body awareness through this developmentally appropriate yoga practice. Join in!

Mark your calendars! Children in grades K-3 are invited to “Authors Make a Difference: Book Workshop” on Saturday, Oct. 28 at 12 p.m.-2 p.m. This program, led by Altrusa of Washington Court House, will enable and empower children to write and illustrate their own books. Editorials assistance, supplies, and cookies will be provided by Altrusa. Join us!

In Jeffersonville: Tuesdays at 11 a.m., come, listen to stories, play instruments, create crafts, and socialize with other little friends at Toddler Time. Monday, Oct. 23 at 4:30 p.m., children of ages 5 and up are invited to make a “Spiderweb Cupcake!” Have fun making this tasty, spooky treat!

Coming up: Libraries in both Washington Court House and Jeffersonville will be closed on Tuesday, Oct. 31 for staff in-service. Both locations will reopen Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 10 a.m.

Information about all of our programs can be found on the library’s website, www.cplwcho.org, or by calling the Washington Court House Library at 740-335-2540 and the Jeffersonville Library at 740-426-9292. All programs are FREE, unless otherwise noted. Check us out on Facebook; follow us on Twitter!

By Sarah Nichols

Carnegie Public Library Director