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Bartholomew County Public Library

536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
(812) 379-1255 http://www.mybcpl.org/

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August 2017

Avenue of the Architects

August 24 - November 26
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Explore the architecture of Columbus’ Fifth Street in this photography exhibit with works by Hadley Fruits, Balthazar Korab, and Adam Reynolds.

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September 2017

Around the World for Grades 3-6

September 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until September 21, 2017
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Build your knowledge about a different country each week. Register at mybcpl.org under Events.

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Full STEAM Ahead Grades K-2

September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until September 21, 2017
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with a read aloud, make-n-take and ideas to continue your exploration at home. Register at mybcpl.org.  

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The Well-Oiled Athlete

September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Join Carissa Rusin as she shares how essential oils can encourage, enhance and energize any athlete young or seasoned.

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Civil War Book Discussion Group

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Discuss Lincoln and Douglas: The Debates that Defined America by Allen Guelzo.

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Nick and Tesla’s Robot Army Rampage Review Grades K-6

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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For those who read the book and made the bot, bring your creation to show off.  This will follow with another fun project. Register at mybcpl.org

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Full STEAM Ahead Grades 3-5

September 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until September 25, 2017
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with a read aloud, make-n-take and ideas to continue your exploration at home. Register at mybcpl.org.  

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TAB: Teen Advisory Board

September 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Join the Teen Advisory Board and help the Teen Services Librarian plan programs, events and improve teen services at the library.  To join fill out an application at the Teen Desk.  

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A Voice Through Signing

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 9, 2017
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Although normally associated with the deaf community, sign language is very helpful in other populations such as people with autism or Down syndrome.  Sign instructor Jennifer Mohr will lead this four week course based on American Sign Language (ASL) for those who wish to communicate with children and adults with disabilities. Come for all or some of the sessions. Mohr wishes to use sign language to give a voice to those who struggle to be heard.  Register at mybcpl.org.

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Family STEM Night

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Drop in and sample some super cool STEM hands-on activities for families to do together.  

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Build a Better Reader Pre K-K

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Parent child workshop will focus on comprehension.  Includes discussion, modeling and time to practice activities with your child.  For ages 4-7.  Register at mybcpl.org under Events.

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Art House in the Red Room Film Series

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Host Kyle Willey will show the 1955 French black and white thriller film Les Diaboliques.  Stars Simone Signoret.  English subtitles.

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Build a Better Reader Grades 1-2

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Parent child workshop will focus on comprehension.  Includes discussion, modeling and time to practice activities with your child.  Register at mybcpl.org.    

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13 Reasons Why Not

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Staff from the library, Turning Point, and Centerstone will present and facilitate discussion around the book and TV series Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher, suicide prevention, warning signs, and how to talk about suicide with others. For teens and adults.

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After School Movie for Teens

September 28 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Vote between Bridge to Terabithia (PG) & It's Kind of a Funny Story (PG-13). The movie with the most votes will be shown and you can eat popcorn.  

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Songs from the Heart

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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A concert of inspirational songs written and performed by local resident Roger McFayden.

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Weave Indian Corn

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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$15.00

Weave three ears of colorful Indian corn and then decorate with flowers, fall leaves and raffia bow.  This is a good project for beginning weavers.  Instructors are Ruth and Kathy Shroyer of Sisters’ Handcrafted Baskets. Supply fee $15.00, For ages 12 and up. Max of 15.  Register at mybcpl.org.

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Community Book Read Kick-Off – Rock Painting Parties

September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Community Book Read Kick-Off Rock Painting 8 5 by 11

Selections for this year’s Community Book Read have to do with change makers.  We have been inspired by the women who organized Columbus IN Rocks.  They have become changemakers in our area by putting joy in the hearts of people who have found their rocks. As a result, we are partnering with Columbus IN Rocks and having rock painting parties and encourage you to paint some rocks and then hide them for someone to find.  All supplies will be provided.…

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October 2017

A Voice Through Signing

October 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 9, 2017
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Although normally associated with the deaf community, sign language is very helpful in other populations such as people with autism or Down syndrome.  Sign instructor Jennifer Mohr will lead this four week course based on American Sign Language (ASL) for those who wish to communicate with children and adults with disabilities. Come for all or some of the sessions. Mohr wishes to use sign language to give a voice to those who struggle to be heard.  Register at mybcpl.org.

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A Voice Through Signing

October 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until October 9, 2017
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Although normally associated with the deaf community, sign language is very helpful in other populations such as people with autism or Down syndrome.  Sign instructor Jennifer Mohr will lead this four week course based on American Sign Language (ASL) for those who wish to communicate with children and adults with disabilities. Come for all or some of the sessions. Mohr wishes to use sign language to give a voice to those who struggle to be heard.  Register at mybcpl.org.

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