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Check here all summer long for upcoming library programs!

YA Movie

Monday, July 1 at 1:30 p.m.

Calling all teens and tweens! Join us for a free showing of some of your favorite movies... and snacks. There are always snacks.

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Storytime!

Tuesday, July 2 at 11 a.m.

Come join Miss Joanna for Storytime!

Children and their parents will be treated to a few fun stories, some silly songs, and a cute craft!

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Adult Color & Chat

Wednesday, July 3 at 11 a.m.

All supplies provided!

Need some time to unwind? Come chill with us! Bring a snack and join us for an hour of relaxation as you color your cares away.

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Family Fun Days

Wednesday, July 3 at 11 a.m.

Family Fun Days welcomes back comedy juggler Matt Jergens! This high-energy performance is sure to wow kids of all ages. Just don't forget to bring your lawn chairs or a blanket! In the event of inclement weather, we'll move the show inside the basement at EUM Church, located at 111 Devor Street.

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Library Closed

Thursday, July 4

The library will be closed in observance of the Independence Day holiday. We will reopen at 9 a.m. on Friday, July 5.

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My Holocaust Story

Monday, July 8 at 1 p.m.

Holocaust survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan will be joining us for a digital presentation on her experiences at the Bergen-Belsen prison camp in Germany, as highlighted in her book, Four Perfect Pebbles. To enjoy this presentation from home, click the link here.

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Storytime

Tuesday, July 9 at 11 a.m.

Come join Miss Joanna for Storytime!

Children and their parents will be treated to a few fun stories, some silly songs, and a cute craft!

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Sound Bath with Plein-Air Painting

Tuesday, July 9 at 1 p.m.

A sound and art journey, where color dances with form. For all experience levels, supplies included. The session will be led by Michelle Hickman from Sense of Healing.

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Family Fun Days

Wednesday, July 10 at 11 a.m.

Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket and settle in for a puppet show by Mad Cap Puppets! In the event of inclement weather, we'll move the show inside the basement at EUM Church, located at 111 Devor Street.

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Storytime

Thursday, July 11 at 11 a.m.

Come join Miss Joanna for Storytime!

Children and their parents will be treated to a few fun stories, some silly songs, and a cute craft!

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School-Age Thursday

Thursday, July 11 at 2 p.m.

Go Wild! Brukner's Wildlife Encounter -- Meet Brukner Nature Center’s Wildlife Ambassadors! Have fun getting up close and personal with some wild animals, while learning more about them. This event is only open to 30, so don’t forget to sign up!

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Sign up begins June 3rd!

Lego Club

Thursday, July 11 at 4:30 p.m.

Lego Club is lots of Lego-filled fun for kids 12 and under. Build your very own masterpiece that goes along with our monthly theme and have a snack while you do! Duplos available for little ones.

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BBQ & Blues

Friday, July 12 at 6 p.m.

The library will be closing at noon today in preparation for Darke County Center for the Arts' fundraising event, BBQ & Blues. Tickets for the event can be purchased by clicking here.

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Storytime

Tuesday, July 16 at 11 a.m.

Come join Miss Joanna for Storytime!

Children and their parents will be treated to a few fun stories, some silly songs, and a cute craft!

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Family Fun Days

Wednesday, July 17 at 11 a.m.

Help us welcome a new addition to our Family Fun Days line-up: Rusty the Magician! Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket and prepare to be amazed! In the event of inclement weather, we'll move the show inside the basement at EUM Church, located at 111 Devor Street.

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YA Lego Robotics

Wednesday, July 17 from 2 to 4 p.m.

Open to kids ages 11 to 18. We'll get out our Lego MindStorms kits and let you get in touch with your creative side. 

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Storytime

Thursday, July 18 at 11 a.m.

Come join Miss Joanna for Storytime!

Children and their parents will be treated to a few fun stories, some silly songs, and a cute craft!

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Movie Matinee

Thursday, July 18 at 1 p.m.

Join us for a free showing of a new release! Those attending are welcome to bring their favorite movie snacks and a drink, as well as a sweater for those who are easily chilled.

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School-Age Thursday

Thursday, July 18 at 2 p.m.

Our Feathered Friends -- Make a new home for your neighborhood feathered friends with a 2-liter bottle and a whole lot of creativity! All supplies will be provided, but since this event is only open to 25 kids, make sure you get your name on our list! This event is sure to messy, so leave your nice clothes at home.

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Sign up begins June 3rd!

Storytime

Tuesday, July 23 at 11 a.m.

Come join Miss Joanna for Storytime!

Children and their parents will be treated to a few fun stories, some silly songs, and a cute craft!

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Family Fun Days

Wednesday, July 24 at 11 a.m.

Get those toes tapping by coming to see Leonardo the Musician! Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket for this fun, free performance on the front lawn! In the event of inclement weather, we'll move the show inside the basement at EUM Church, located at 111 Devor Street.

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A Plane Ticket & A Dream

Wednesday, July 24 at 1 p.m.

In October 2023, with only plane tickets and one hotel night booked, Hannah Wiest and her husband Robert shouldered their backpacks to explore Great Britain. They let the adventure guide them, booking tours, trains, and accommodations as they went and discovering not only medieval churches and pubs older than the US, but that dreams don’t have to wait for retirement. Join Hannah as she details her journey and shares what she learned about traveling light and spontaneous.

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Storytime

Thursday, July 25 at 11 a.m.

Come join Miss Joanna for Storytime!

Children and their parents will be treated to a few fun stories, some silly songs, and a cute craft!

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Summer Read Ends

Friday, July 26 at 6 p.m.

All good things must come to an end, and our Summer Reading Program is no different. All entries must be received by end of business day today to be eligible for our prize drawings.

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4th Annual Carnegie Carnival

Wednesday, July 31 from 11 to noon

Help us wrap up our 2024 Summer Reading Program at the Carnival on our front lawn! There will be games, popcorn, bounce houses, and prizes galore! Summer Reading prizes will be awarded, but kids need not be present to win. If it rains, we'll move inside to the basement of EUM Church, located at 111 Devor Street.

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