What’s happening at Carnegie Library?

By Sarah Nichols - Carnegie Public Library Director

Join us after the Shop Hop! Carnegie Public Library presents: Voices from Our Community. In the spirit of innovation, inspiration, and entrepreneurship, Carnegie Public Library is launching a new discussion series featuring big ideas from our small town. Our first featured speaker is Kyler Kelley of Super Sport Barber Shop, Super Sport Pizza, and the new Super Sport Grubb Hub. This event takes place upstairs at the library on Friday, Nov. 8 at 8 p.m. Refreshments will be served and doors reopen at 7:30 p.m. This is a free but ticketed event. Please contact the library at cplwcho@gmail.com, or call 740-335-2540 ext. 11 to reserve your tickets.

Author Visit: On Friday, Nov. 15 at 4 p.m., Patrick Haley, author of “The Danes Murders: Lost Innocence in Lees Creek” will speak and then conduct a question and answer session related to the book. Mr. Haley, the sheriff during the investigation of these murders, documented this terrible incident that took place in 1984 in Lees Creek, Ohio. Copies of the books will be available.

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. The “Kids Uke Club” has moved to Monday! Children in grades 2 and up are invited to learn how to play, or perfect their ukulele skills with Aaron on Monday, Nov. 4 at 5 p.m. Then, on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at a 4 p.m., children of all ages are invited to an after school cartoon: Ralph Breaks the Internet. Watch on the “big screen” in our meeting room!

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! On Wednesday, Nov. 6 from 4:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. children ages 4 and up are invited to “make and take” a fall-themed craft!

Coming up, Carnegie Public Library in Washington Court House and Jeffersonville Branch Library will be closed on Monday, Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day. Both locations will reopen on Tuesday, Nov. 12 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 @cplwcho.

By Sarah Nichols

Carnegie Public Library Director