This Week at the Library: October 15-20, 2018

October 15, 2018

Monday, October 15 at 4:00 p.m.

The Library will host a Costume Makeup Tutorial on Monday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. Learn easy-to-master makeup tips and tricks to complete your Halloween costume.  For ages 9-18.


Tuesday, October 16 at 4:00 p.m.

On Tuesday afternoon at 4:00 p.m., the Library will host a game day featuring an afternoon of wizard-themed card and board games, and snacks. Come dressed as your favorite character from the beloved Harry Potter book series. For ages 13-18.


Tuesday, October 16 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

The Library will host an after-hours event for the deaf community on Tuesday evening from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Kentucky School for the Deaf students, friends, and family are invited to come play in the Science in Play 2Go exhibit after regular Library hours. Exhibit activities include giant Light Bright; Ball Fall; "Build Your Own Rollercoaster;" "Build Your World" giant foam blocks; the Shapes and Stuff Store; and the Science Depot, which features a new theme every few weeks.


Thursday, October 18 at 10:00 a.m. & 4:00 p.m.

The Third Thursday Morning and Afternoon Book Discussion Groups will meet on Thursday, October 18 at 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., respectively. These groups are designed for anyone interested in discussing a wide variety of books in a group setting.

This month the Morning Discussion group will discuss Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community by Martin Luther King, Jr. The Afternoon Discussion group will discuss Some Luck by Jane Smiley. Those interested in participating in either group may pick up a copy of the book at the Circulation Desk in the Library.


Thursday, October 18 at 4:00 p.m.

On Thursday afternoon, the Library will host a STEAM Lab, where tweens will make clay using pumpkin, then have fun molding. (Ages 9-13)

Thursday, October 18 at 6:00 p.m.

The Library will host American Sign Language Conversation Group on Thursday, October 18 at 6:00 p.m. This monthly event is community led and provides a casual location where people can practice using ASL. All levels of ASL learners or users are encouraged to participate. For more information, contact Caleb Conover at the Library.


presented by Stuart Sanders
Thursday, October 18 at 7:00 p.m.

The Friends of the Library continue their 2018 Fall Program Series at the Library on Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. with "Lincoln’s Confederate 'Little Sister'." Kentucky historian Stuart Sanders will tell the story of Emilie Todd Helm, the half-sister to Mary Todd Lincoln, and widow of Confederate general Benjamin Hardin Helm.

This program will be held in the Community Room at the Library. All are welcome to attend. Friends of the Library events are free and open to the public. An interpreter for the deaf is available upon request by contacting the Library 48-hours in advance.


"MEMORIES WORTH REMEMBERING" Writing Workshop (Part 1)
with Paul Stansbury
Saturday, October 20 at 2:00 p.m.

The Library will host a series of writing workshops beginning on Saturday, October 20 at 2:00 p.m. Paul Stansbury will lead this three-part workshop where writers can learn how to write a short recollection (500-2000 words) about a life experience. Participants will write one or more recollections, with the opportunity for the collection of work from all participants in the workshop to be published.  Additional workshop dates include October 27 and November 3.  A follow-up reading will occur at the Library once the final work has been published.



Alltech presents "How to Make Homemade Soda"
(Oct. 21 at 2:00 p.m.)

Community Book Discussion:
Where Do We Go From Here
by Martin Luther King, Jr.

(Oct. 21 at 3:00 p.m.)

Teen & Tween Great American Read Book Clubs
(Oct. 22 & 23 at 4:00 p.m.)

Adult How-To: Make a Holiday Meal
(Oct. 22 at 6:00 p.m.)

Mindfulness Monday: Halloween Luminaries
(Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m.)

Halloween Science
(Oct. 23 at 4:00 p.m.)