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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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May 2018

Whodunit? Murder, Mayhem and Malice Book Sale

May 1 - May 26
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating indefinitely

Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Buy one mystery book at our ongoing book sale in May and get one free!

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Avenue of the Architects

May 1 - May 26
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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An exhibit of photographs and illustrations about Columbus’ 5th Street.

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1’s & 2’s Storytime

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Listen to fun stories and have a good time.  Program is first come, first served.  Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.

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Disney Movie Sing-Along for Teens

May 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Continuing our Libraries Rock! Summer Reading Challenge programming, sing along with your favorite Disney movie. We will play the movie and you can sing along if you know the words.  Vote in the Teen Area for the movie you want to see; the movie with the most votes will be shown. Candidates are Coco, Frozen, Tangled, and Lion King.

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Around the World for Grades 2-6

May 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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 may consist of stories, music, games, crafts and a snack.  Register at mybcpl.org under Events.

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Sigmund Stanley Spider Squared: Thinking Outside the Box

May 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Kimberly Hoffman will read from her latest book Sigmund Stanley Spider Squared, the story of a spider who was born square. Learn how to think outside the box regarding disabilities with members of our community dealing with disabilities. Aspects related to stigmas, daily life, and education of the public regarding disabilities will be discussed.  Refreshments will be served. Books will be available for purchase.

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Full STEAM Ahead Grades K-2

May 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Put on your thinking caps and join us as we explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. Each session includes a read aloud, make-n-take and ideas to continue your exploration at home. Register at mybcpl.org under Events.

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Bike Tips for the Youngest Riders Ages 3-7

May 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Enjoy fun stories, crafts and tips to help the youngest of riders stay safe.  Sponsored by Safe Kids Bartholomew County & Healthy Communities

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American Girl Club Ages 6-12

May 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Join us for American Girl fun and a craft inspired by Josefina.  Register at mybcpl.org under Events.

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Whodunit? Murder, Mayhem and Malice Book Sale

May 29 - May 31
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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price of books

Buy one mystery book at our ongoing book sale in May and get one free!

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Avenue of the Architects

May 29 - May 31
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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An exhibit of photographs and illustrations about Columbus’ 5th Street.

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Bike Smart Ages 8-12

May 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Enjoy fun stories, a craft and some helpful tips. Sponsored by Safe Kids Bartholomew County & Healthy Communities

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Ice Cream Sundae Party on the Plaza

May 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Celebrate the last day of school with an ice cream sundae!  Don’t forget to hang out at the library all summer long.  

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eBay

May 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Class includes how to set up eBay and PayPal accounts; benefits of auction vs buy it now formats; what not to sell on eBay; how to ship; how to build a following; how to determine the value of your items and how to select price points.  Library staff member Kyle Willey is the presenter.

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June 2018

Book Sales Rock!

June 1 - June 30
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Our rockin’ book sale is always open, when we are open.  Purchase hardback books for $1.00 and paperbacks for .50 cents.  Sale area is located on our main floor and books are re-stocked every Thursday.  Proceeds benefit the Bartholomew County Library Associates who in turn support library programs.  Donate books to our book sale and receive a coupon from our rockin’ friends at Viewpoint Books for 20% off the purchase of a new book!

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LEGO Club Ages 6-12

June 1 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Let your creative mind run wild.  Two times are offered for more children to attend.  Program is first come, first served. Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.

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Reading Time With Lottie Ages 5-12

June 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Read to Lottie, the Great Dane! Each child has 15 minutes to practice their reading skills. Program is first come, first served.  Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.  

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Libraries Rock! Summer Celebration

June 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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We are throwing a party and you are invited! After music from the Southern Indiana Pipes and Drums, DJ Keith Maddox will play music and host a lip-synching event.  Enjoy rock star hair coloring courtesy of Blondie’s Salon & Spa, rock painting with State Farm, games, story stations, face painting, henna art, inflatable slide and more.  Visit with Lottie the Great Dane, and hop on the Bookmobile during this fun and free event on the Plaza and inside.

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Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

June 5 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Receive emotional support and practical assistance in coping with the issues you face and the latest information on research.  Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana.

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Musicals Rock! Funny Face

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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1957 version stars Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire in a tale of a shop clerk turned into a model.  Rated PG.

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Meditation

June 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Session presented by Pyramid Meditation Center.

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Instrumental Petting Zoo

June 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Learn about string instruments from the Philharmonic Youth Orchestra.  You can also try out various instruments!  For all ages.  

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Hogwarts for Muggles-Care of Magical Creatures: Fantastic Beasts for Teens

June 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Create your own fantastic beast or make one modeled after a creature from the book Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

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Reinventing Power: America’s Renewable Energy Boom Screening

June 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Documentary film tells the backstory of clean energy-- from innovation to installation.  Hear directly from the people whose lives were changed along the way.  Film explores issues of community access and energy equity, lost jobs, newfound opportunities, and more.  Hosted by the local Sierra Club and open to all.

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Reading Time With Lottie Ages 5-12

June 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Read to Lottie, the Great Dane! Each child has 15 minutes to practice their reading skills. Program is first come, first served.  Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.  

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Ice Cream Rocks! Grades K-2

June 7 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Enjoy some great ice cream themed stories.  Followed by fun musical games and ice cream to enjoy!  Register at mybcpl.org under Events.  

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Teen Dungeons & Dragons

June 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Continue our beginner-friendly Dungeons and Dragons campaign. If you missed the first meetings, feel free to create a character prior to the meeting, or use an already created one. Dice, pizza, and drinks will be provided.

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Live on the Plaza: Time for Three

June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Free

Live on the Plaza celebrates and engages the community with a live outdoor summer concert featuring nationally-recognized talent. Time for Three is a string ensemble like no other. The trio — Nick Kendall, violin; Charles Yang violin; and Ranaan Meyer, double bass — call themselves a "classically trained garage band," blending classical, rock, jazz and country sounds with their high-energy showmanship into a unique concert experience. This event is free and open to the public thanks to our community sponsors, City of…

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Reading Time With Lottie Ages 5-12

June 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Read to Lottie, the Great Dane! Each child has 15 minutes to practice their reading skills. Program is first come, first served.  Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.  

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