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August 2015

Back to Homeschool Ice Cream Social

August 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Franklin Branch – Johnson County Public Library,
401 State. Street
Columbus, IN 46131 United States
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It’s back to homeschool time! Join us for an ice cream social especially for homeschooling families. We’ll have great company, fun activities for the kids, and of course, ice cream!

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Craft Night: Felt Citrus Coasters

August 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library,
536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States

Join us for a fun craft night. Jessica Hendry will show you how to make citrus slice shaped coasters out of felt. You’ll learn a basic sewing stitch and sew your coasters by hand. Each person will get supplies to make 2 coasters. Limit 20 participants.  Led by Jessica Hendry.  Sponsored by the Bartholomew County Library Associates.  Must register at mybcpl.org under Events or call 812-370-1266.

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All In: Building a Positive Community

August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Southside Elementary School Auditorium,
1320 W 200 S.
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Who should attend: All adults who are concerned about rejection, bullying, harassment, ostracism, and negative behaviors that hurt and exclude others Plan to attend all three sessions: August 11, 2015, Session 1-Developing Awareness about Social Rejection: Dr. Kip Williams, Purdue Professor of Psychological Sciences, discuss his research about inclusion/exclusion, ostracism, and social rejection. August 18, 2105, Session 2-Learning More about Social Rejection: Featuring the highly acclaimed documentary film REJECT (for adults 19 and over). August 25, 2015, Session 3- Taking Action: What…

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Yarn Embroidered Baskets

August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Clark Pleasant Branch – Johnson County Public Li,
530 Tracy Road, Suite 250
New Whiteland, IN 46184-9699 United States
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Transform thrift store baskets into modern works of art with a little yarn and creativity! Only fifteen spots available so register now!

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Garden to Table

August 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library,
536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States

Join us on the Plaza as 240sweet Artisan Foodworks Chef Alexa demonstrates how to have a vegetarian dinner with summer’s bounty.  Menu includes roasted jalapeno gazpacho, grilled peppers and cheese, pickled carrots, herb potato salad, sweet corn ice cream and lemon and mint shake ups.  Samples all around!  Bring your own chair.  Sponsored by the Bartholomew County Library Associates.  Rain location, Red Room.  

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Military Family Fun

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Franklin Branch – Johnson County Public Library,
401 State. Street
Columbus, IN 46131 United States
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 Meet other military families while learning about the library, playing games an making a craft.

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Book Chat: Summer House with Swimming Pool

August 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 pm
Trafalgar Branch – Johnson County Public Library,
424 Tower Street
Trafalgar, IN 46181-8876 United States
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Have you read Herman Koch’s Summer House With Swimming Pool? Either “yes” or “no” join us as a medical mistake goes horribly wrong and someone winds up dead and his doctor is forced to conceal the error. The problem is that the real truth is a bit worse than simply slipup. Doc played a role in the death, and he’s not exactly upset that the man is gone. You don’t need to have read the book to join the discussion.

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Essential Dorm Room Cooking Hacks

August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Clark Pleasant Branch – Johnson County Public Li,
530 Tracy Road, Suite 250
New Whiteland, IN 46184-9699 United States
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 Colleges have strict rules about cooking equipment in the residence halls which means that sometimes students have to get creative. You’d be surprised what you can do with a microwave, a coffee pot and an iron (yep, the same iron you use–or are supposed to use–to get the wrinkles out of your interview clothes). Not in college? Still want to try out these cooking hacks? Stop on by!

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CAMEO

August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library,
536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States

The Columbus Area Multi Ethnic Association (CAMEO) will host its monthly meetings at the library.  CAMEO’s vision is to be the cultural gateway into the community and enhance understanding of the cultural diversity that exists in the Columbus Area and neighboring communities. Host Association will be the Trinbago Association and feature food representative of Trinidad and Tobago.  More info at http://www.columbuscameo.org  

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DIY Giant Fall Paper Dahlias

August 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Clark Pleasant Branch – Johnson County Public Li,
530 Tracy Road, Suite 250
New Whiteland, IN 46184-9699 United States
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 Just one of these giant paper dahlias would make an elegant wreath on your front door, make great decorations for an early fall wedding, or even be eye-catching adoring the walls of a dorm room. Come and learn how to use colorful patterned or plain scrapbook paper to create one of your own! All supplies provided.

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