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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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February 2018

Black History Month Book Sale

February 1 - February 28
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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During February our ongoing book sale area will highlight African/American authors and African culture.  Books in this section – half price.  Open during normal library hours.

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Avenue of the Architects

February 1 - February 28
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Fifth Street in Columbus, Indiana is sometimes called the “Avenue of the Architects” for the renowned architects who have built there. Photographers Balthazar Korab, Hadley Fruits, and Adam Reynolds explore the Avenue’s architecture and landscape architecture.

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Maker Space for Ages 9 – 13

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until February 24, 2018
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Imagine and engineer new endings for your favorite stories.  Bring your thinking cap and creative inspiration to the program.  A light snack will be served.  Register at mybcpl.org under Events.

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Did You Know?

February 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Cabrina’s Safe Haven for Kidz Ministries will present a skit about black inventors including insights into the lives of the inventors through poems, dance and song.

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Miss Ferry the Tooth Ferry Storytime Ages 1-2

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Meet Miss Ferry the Tooth Ferry at this special storytime about dental care through stories and puppets.  Sponsored by the Bartholomew County Health Department.  Register at mybcpl.org under Events.

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Winter Olympics 2018 Grades 2-6

February 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Learn more about the history and current sports competing in the Winter Olympics.  Each session will consist of different activities such as stories, crafts and activities.  Register at mybcpl.org under Events.

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Art House in the Red Room Film Series

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Join us for the last in this series as host Kyle Willey will show the 1961 French-Italian film Last Year at Marienbad.  Film centers around an isolated chateau where a man meets a woman, and he insists that they have met before.  English subtitles.

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Miss Ferry the Tooth Ferry Storytime Ages 3-5

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Meet Miss Ferry the Tooth Ferry at this special storytime about dental care through stories and puppets.  Sponsored by the Bartholomew County Health Department.  Register at mybcpl.org under Events.

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Teen Cafe

February 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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A monthly program with warm drinks and pastries to provide a welcoming and relaxing place for safe discussion of issues in an affirming environment.  

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March 2018

Amazing Non-Fiction Book Sale

March 1 - March 31
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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During March, purchase any three non-fiction books for $1.00 in our on-going book sale area.

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Avenue of the Architects

March 1 - March 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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Baby Boot Camp

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Parents and grandparents are invited to join us to learn best practices regarding baby care. Topics include safe sleep, how to handle crying, and community resources.  Presentation provided by the CAP Council of Bartholomew County a Division of Family Service, Inc. and Columbus Regional Health.

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Full STEAM Ahead Grades K-2

March 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Join us as we explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. Register at mybcpl.org under Events.

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Full STEAM Ahead Grades 3-6

March 2 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Join us as we explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. Register at mybcpl.org under Events.

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Stitch Camp for Ages 9 – 13

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Learn to create stylish wearables and practical objects, or hack or customize existing ones using hand sewing techniques.  A light snack will be served.  Register at mybcp.org under Events.

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Knitted Knockers

March 3 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Join in Cheyenne Von Hoene's senior project and help craft or stuff “knockers” which will be sent to breast cancer survivors free of charge.  Enjoy free food while assisting with this worthwhile project.  Donations for the Knitted Knockers Foundation will be taken.  More information at https://www.knittedknockers.org  

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Something’s Different About Andrew

March 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Columbus East senior Kyndal Gary will talk about the book he wrote and illustrated Something’s Different About Andrew.  Andrew is teased at school for behaving differently than his peers. With help from others, he learns about living with autism and understanding the broad autism spectrum. Kyndal is himself a youth with high-functioning autism. Copies of Something’s Different About Andrew will be available for purchase.

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Coder Dojo Themes for Ages 7-17

March 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Explore a challenge from Code Club.  Students will learn how to create animations, games, websites and more. You may bring your own device. Register at mybcpl.org under Events.  

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Reading Time With Lottie Ages 5-12

March 5 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Read to Lottie, the Great Dane! You will have 15 minutes to practice your reading skills. Program is first come, first served. Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.

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Over There and Back Again: World War I as Seen Through the Eyes of Two Hoosiers

March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Sharon Kirk Clifton

Storyteller Sharon Kirk Clifton will share the stories of Ruth Wright of Rochester, an RN and Robert H. Tyndall, an Indianapolis businessman who heard the call to serve during WW I.  Both became leaders in Indiana after the War.  When Wright heard that the Red Cross needed volunteers for duty in France she went.  Tyndall sold half of his tailoring firm to his partner and re-entered the military. He had served in the War with Spain. Over There and Back…

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Coder Dojo Themes for Ages 7-17

March 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Explore a challenge from Code Club.  Students will learn how to create animations, games, websites and more. You may bring your own device. Register at mybcpl.org under Events.  

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Reading Time With Lottie Ages 5-12

March 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Read to Lottie, the Great Dane! You will have 15 minutes to practice your reading skills. Program is first come, first served. Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.

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Full STEAM Ahead Grades K-2

March 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 29, 2018
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Join us as we explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. Register at mybcpl.org under Events.

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Full STEAM Ahead Grades K-2

March 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 29, 2018
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Join us as we explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. Register at mybcpl.org under Events.

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Stitch Camp for Ages 9 – 13

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Learn to create stylish wearables and practical objects, or hack or customize existing ones using hand sewing techniques.  A light snack will be served.  Register at mybcp.org under Events.

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Full STEAM Ahead Grades 3-6

March 30 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 5th St
Columbus, IN 47201 United States
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Join us as we explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. Register at mybcpl.org under Events.

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