What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

By Sarah Nichols - Carnegie Public Library Director

Are you looking for that next great read? Hoping to find a new film to add to your repertoire? Carnegie Public Library is pleased to announce a new online advisory service: “Dear Carol,” featuring personalized book or movie recommendations for you! Simply fill out the form, and await your tailored recommendations from one of our skilled staff members! Local educators, we have new services for you as well! Check out our new “Teacher Request Form.” You can now request materials online and by subject, author or title. Our expert staff will prepare an order for you. Scroll to the bottom of our webpage at www.cplwcho.org for the “Dear Carol” and “Teacher Request Form” links.

Adults: Brown bag your lunch to the library on Friday, Sept. 27 at 12 p.m! We will watch “Across the Universe” on the “big screen” in our library’s meeting room. The songs of the Beatles provide the sonic framework for this musical tale of romance, war and peace. Then, unite with other film fans! Fridays in October at 4 p.m., the new “Carnegie Cinema Club” will gather in the library meeting room to chat about old box office favorites, modern blockbusters, and new Netflix favorites. We can watch clips, reminisce and share suggestions with one another! Please call to register.

In Washington Court House: Join Ms. Noel and Mr. Aaron for stories, songs and activities this fall! Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. is Preschool Storytime. This program is for children 3 – 5 years old, while Thursdays are Books & Blocks for children 1 – 3 years old. Each week features a new theme! Siblings are welcome at either session. Kids! Join us for “Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 4 p.m. Starting Friday, Sept. 27 at 5 p.m., children in grades 2 and up are invited to our new “Uke Club!” Aaron will lead this group for experienced and beginner ukulele players. Call to register! Coming up on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 11 a.m., children of all ages are invited to tour Fayette County Memorial Hospital with us. Tour various departments and get a treat from the hospital cafeteria! Please call the library to register.

In Jeffersonville: Toddler Time is back! Tuesdays at 11 a.m., little ones are invited to listen to stories, play instruments, create crafts and socialize with other little friends at Toddler Time! Coming up on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 3 p.m., the “Knifty Knitters” group will meet at the library for fun, fellowship, knitting and crocheting for a good cause. Members make caps for newborn babies and those undergoing chemo. All are welcome!

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 @cplwcho.

By Sarah Nichols

Carnegie Public Library Director