This Week at the Library: October 1-6, 2018

October 1, 2018

Baby Lapsit
Monday, October 1st at 10:30 a.m.

On Monday, October 1 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.


Family Game Night
Monday, October 1st from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

On Monday, October 1 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. the Library will host a Family Game Night. All ages are welcome to stop by and play a wide variety of board games, including both classic games (e.g., Monopoly, Pictionary, and Clue) and newer games (e.g., Apples to Apples, Telestrations, and Yeti in My Spaghetti). Pizza and snacks will be available. This event will be held in the Community Room.


French Café
Monday, October 1st at 5:00 p.m.

On Monday evening at 5:00 p.m., the Library will host French Café. People of all ages can gather together in a relaxed atmosphere to practice speaking French in casual conversation. This event is great for those who are fluent speakers as well as for those who are just learning the language. The French Café will be held in the Mahan Gallery at the Library.


Tween Master Builders
Thursday, October 4th at 4:00 p.m.

On Thursday afternoon at 4:00 p.m., tweens can stop by the Library to build or create anything imaginable using a wide variety of building supplies, including LEGOs, K’NEX, Brain Flakes, Magna Tiles, and marble run tracks. Snacks will be provided. For ages 9-13.


All the King’s Men Community Book Discussion
Thursday, October 4th at 6:00 p.m.

On Thursday evening at 6:00 p.m., the Library will host a Community Book Discussion for All the King’s Men, a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Robert Penn Warren. Moderated by Dr. Mark Lucas, Jobson Professor of English as Centre College, this program is a part of Kentucky Humanities’ statewide literacy initiative, Kentucky Reads. For more information on Kentucky Reads and events taking place throughout the state, visit


Kid’s Homeschool Book Club
Friday, October 5th at 2:00 p.m.

The Kid’s Homeschool Book Club will meet on Friday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. Led by Children’s Librarian Libby McWhorter, this book club is designed for children ages 5-8 and features a book discussion and trivia activities. This month, participants are reading Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. Snacks will be served. Register for this club in the Children’s Library.


Friday, October 5th at 4:00 p.m.

The Library will host LEGO Club on Friday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. in the Storytime Room. The finished LEGO creations will be placed on display in the Library.