This Week at the Library: October 7-13, 2018

October 5, 2018

Monday, October 8th at 11:00 a.m.

The Library will host Mr. Molecule on Monday, October 8 at 11:00 a.m. Guests will see science come alive when Mr. Molecule unleashes the power and excitement of science, creating an explosion of learning all based on core science principals. The "Bing, Bang, Boom!" science show is a new way for kids to discover science and excite their curiosity about the wonder-filled world we live in.

This is a free, ticketed event. Tickets will be given out 30 minutes before the start of the show.


Monday, October 8th at 3:00 p.m.

The Second Monday Book Discussion Group meets on the second Monday of the month at 3:00 p.m. in the Mahan House at the Library. Selections include fiction and historical fiction books set in locations around the world. On Monday, October 8, the group will discuss Traveling with Pomegranates by Sue Monk Kidd and Ann Kidd Taylor. Those interested in participating may pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk in the Library.


Monday, October 8th at 4:00 p.m.

On Monday, October 8 at 4:00 p.m., tweens are invited to "Frankentoys" where they can sew old toy parts together to create something new and unique. (For ages 9-13.)


Monday, October 8th at 6:30 p.m.

The Library will host "Medicare Defined" on Monday, October 8 at 6:30 p.m. Presented by Richard Manarchy, this interactive and educational seminar will cover the basics of Medicare.

Tuesday, October 9th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

On Tuesday, October 9 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. teens and tweens are invited to play in the Science in Play 2Go exhibit after regular Library hours. Registration is required. Those interested in attending should register in the Children’s Library. (For ages 10-18.)


Thursday, October 11th at 5:30 p.m.

The Library will host a Spooky Movie Night on Thursday, October 11 at 5:30 p.m. Snacks will be served at this showing of Hocus Pocus, a classic Halloween tale about three diabolical witches brought back to life. (Rated PG; 96 minutes)


Thursday, October 11th at 6:00 p.m.

The Library will host a coloring club for adults on Thursday, October 11 at 6:00 p.m. Many adults have rediscovered the joys of coloring as a way to relax and combat stress. The club, which is done in partnership with the Boyle County Cooperative Extension office, meets on the second Thursday of the month in the Mahan Gallery.


Thursday, October 11th at 7:00 p.m.

The Friends of the Library continue with their annual Fall Film Series on Thursday, October 11 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 1944 film Arsenic and Old Lace. On the day of his wedding, a drama critic learns that his maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs and that insanity runs in his family.


Friday, October 12th at 4:00 p.m.

On Friday, October 12 at 4:00 p.m., teens are invited to decorate monster-themed cookies with icing and candy, then check out some of the best monster books available. (For ages 13-18.)


Saturday, October 13th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

On Saturday, October 13 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., the Library will host Chess Club. All ages and skill levels are welcome to come play (or learn how to play) the game of chess. This event will be held in the Community Room.