This Week at the Library: September 24-30, 2018

September 24, 2018
By BCPL

BABY LAPSIT
Monday, September 24th at 10:30 a.m.

On Monday morning at 10:30 a.m., the Library will offer Baby Lapsit. The program focuses on early literacy skills and is designed for infants up to 12 months and their caregivers. During the program, babies sit on their caregiver’s lap and interact with them while enjoying rhyming songs, finger plays, and short stories designed with babies in mind. Registration is required.

 

GREAT AMERICAN READ BOOK CLUBS for Tweens & Teens
Monday, September 24th at 4:00 p.m. (Tweens)
Tuesday, September 25th at 4:00 p.m. (Teens)

The Library will host two book clubs for the Great American Read, which features a list of America’s 100 best-loved novels. Both book clubs will include trivia themed games and snacks. On Monday, September 24 at 4:00 p.m., tweens (ages 9-13) will discuss Ghost by Jason Reynolds. On Tuesday, September 25 at 4:00 p.m., teens (ages 13-18) will discuss The Fellowship of the Ring by JRR Tolkien. Those interested in participating in either book club can register and pick up a free book at the Library.

 

ADULT HOW-TO: "Composting" 
Monday, September 24th at 6:00 p.m.

On Monday evening at 6:00 p.m., learn the basics of composting from a master gardener. Alethea Price with the Boyle County Cooperative Extension Office will facilitate this event.

 

HISTORY CAFÉ: "Area Disasters"
Thursday, September 27th at 6:00 p.m.

On Thursday evening at 6:00 p.m., the Library will host the History Café. This monthly event provides a place where people can gather and chat about local history. This month we’ll talk about local disasters, including the 1860 Danville fire, tornadoes, floods, and earthquakes.

 

FALL FILM SERIES: COMEDIES (Week 2)
Thursday, September 27th at 7:00 p.m.

The Friends of the Library continue with their annual Fall Film Series on Thursday, September 27 at 7:00 p.m. Films will be shown at the Library on select Thursday evenings in the Community Room through mid-November. The films will be introduced each evening by Charles Vahlkamp, professor emeritus at Centre College. There is no charge for admission, and free popcorn will be available.

This week we'll show The Philadelphia Story,  a romantic comedy from 1940. In the film, a socialite’s ex-husband and a tabloid reporter turn up just before her wedding to a nouveau riche businessman.