Lawrenceburg Public Library – October Events
Lawrenceburg Public Library District- October Events
Genealogy Roundtable: The topic for October is using the Leeds method to sort DNA matches. 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Lawrenceburg Main Library. No registration needed. Adults. Free.
In the Kitchen with Marcia: Join Purdue Extension of Dearborn County Educator Marcia Parcell, as she hosts and teaches a variety of cooking classes. This is a hands-on program; participants will learn recipes and create dishes to take home or create at home. The October topic is Soups On! 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3, North Dearborn Branch Library. Must register. Adults. Free. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com
Bookies Book Club: Are you 18-30? Are you looking to read and discuss books with people your age? Do you love sweets? Then the “Bookies” New Adult Book Club is for you! Join Megan and Marisa on the first Tuesday of each month to read new, popular releases, discuss what you read, and eat sweets. The group will discuss Beautiful World, Where Are You? by author Sally Rooney. 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, at Lawrenceburg Main Library. Must register. Adults. Free. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com
D&D at the Library: Calling all adventurers! Join us in the café area on Tuesday evenings, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., to play 5th Edition Dungeons and Dragons. We offer a friendly, low-pressure environment for beginning players and veterans alike. We provide snacks and character sheets. Bring your own dice or borrow ours. Participants under 18 must have signed waiver. 5 p.m.- 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, 11, 18 & 25. No registration needed. Recommended for ages 16 to 35. Free.
¡Practiquemos! Let’s Practice Spanish: A weekly informal club for kids, teens, and parents. Practice Spanish, learn about Spanish-speaking cultures and have fun with games, activities, stories, and more! Hosted by native speaker Ms. Criss and nonnative speaker Ms. Megan. Let’s hang out and have fun! Lawrenceburg Main Library. 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4 and 25 & 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11 and 18. Must register. All ages. Free. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com
Find Your Something: Meet Katherine Klimitas, artist, public speaker, author and graphic designer. Katherine will talk via Zoom about how Brittle Bone Disease has not stopped her from becoming an artist and business owner. Participants can register to watch at library or request a Zoom link. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, at Lawrenceburg Main Library or via Zoom. Must register. All ages. Free. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com
Play Café: Drop in with your preschooler and try out Play Café – it’s “storytime” reimagined! Allow children to play, sing, and hear stories with Ms. Megan, while sipping coffee and chatting with other caregivers in a friendly, flexible atmosphere. Coffee for adults and a snack for children will be provided. Arrive at any time, and leave at any time; no pressure! Caregivers MUST remain in the room with children. 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Oct. 5, 12, 19 & 26 @Lawrenceburg Main Library, & Thursday, Oct. 6, 13, 20 & 27, @North Dearborn Branch. Registration requested. Preschoolers and caregivers. Free. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com
ALL IN: ALL IN is designed to encourage adults with intellectual/developmental difficulties and their families and caregivers to feel comfortable navigating the library and communicating with staff. Enjoy a snack, craft, and get to know and explore the library. 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, North Dearborn Branch. No registration needed. Adults. Free.
Kaffeeklatsch Book Club: Love to read and discuss books, but might not be able to make it every month? Give the Lawrenceburg Public Library District’s Kaffeeklatsch Book Club a try! If you like the book for the month, register to borrow a copy of the book and get ready to discuss. Group meets at Funny Farm Coffee Co., Lawrenceburg, where the library district will provide cookies, but it will be up to you if you want to buy a drink. Register by Oct. 15 to receive the book for the November meeting- The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey. 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, Funny Farm Coffee Co., Lawrenceburg. Free. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com
Beginner’s Crochet: Start learning at any level. 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, @Lawrenceburg Main Library, & Tuesday, Oct. 25, @North Dearborn Branch. Must register. Adults. Free. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com
Teen Photovoice: Teens! Come to the Lawrenceburg Public Library to join Lee, Lawrenceburg Public Library District Teen Services Specialist, Amy Rose from CASA, and Jeff Walker from the Purdue Extension on an adventure through wellness in your neighborhood! You will take pictures of your environment and caption them to show how they impact your community! This is a two-day program-day one to take the photos and walk around downtown and day two to see your work and decide how to share! Registration and permission slips are required. 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, and Thursday, Oct. 13, Lawrenceburg Main Library. Must register. Teens. Free. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com
Archery @ the Library: Teens! Come to the library and learn archery skills by a certified trainer from 4H! Criss Green will be here for an hour to teach the basics of archery. This is the perfect sport for the less sporty teens! 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, @ North Dearborn Branch Library, & 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, @Lawrenceburg Main Library. Must register. Teens. Free. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com
NDB Craft Club- Twine Pumpkins: Join us for a night of fall fun! Make a twine pumpkin to add to your fall décor. 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, North Dearborn Branch Library. Must register. Adults. Free. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com
Creative Writers Guild: The Creative Writers Guild is a support group for writers of all locales, genres, and skill levels. Suggested October writing theme is: a horror story. But you can write whatever you want! 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, via Zoom. Must register. Adults. Free. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com
Teen Cosplay Contest: Hello Teens! This program is free for any teen to attend! Registration is required for those entering the contest, and permission slip is required! There will be food and fun so come in your best cosplay and try to win some of our cool prizes. 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, Lawrenceburg Main Library. Must register. Teens. Free. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com
Story Saturday: Saturday morning storytime for kids of all ages! Join Ms. Megan and other families in the community for stories, songs, and a craft activity. 10:15 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, Lawrenceburg Main Library. Registration requested. Kids and families. Free. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com
Barks and Books: Sit. Stay. Read! Dogs make great listeners, and reading out loud to them can improve reading comprehension and confidence. Grab a book and take a paws to read out loud to a trained therapy dog! Dogs are handled by volunteers from Pet Partners of Greater Cincinnati. 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, @Lawrenceburg Main Library and @North Dearborn Branch. No registration needed. All ages. Free.
True Crime Series (adults): Have you ever wanted to get inside a criminal’s mind? What makes them tick? Join us for our True Crime Series for adults and discover the psychology that helps answer these questions and more. This month, look into the mind of young serial killers. Warning: May contain sensitive subject matter. 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, at Lawrenceburg Main Library. Must register. Adults. Free. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com
Books for Dessert: Discuss book, enjoy dessert! October is Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann. Oil beneath their land made members of the Osage Nation in Oklahoma rich in the 1920s. Then people started being murdered. The newly formed FBI took up the case. 2:30 p.m. & 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, North Dearborn Branch. Must register. Adults. Free. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com
DIY Saturday the Year of Stones and Crystals- Carnelian: Carisa Bunten of Seventh Street Gifts will present a program on Carnelian. Register for a stone, pick it up then watch video on LPLD YouTube channel starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22. YouTube. Must register. Adults. Free. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com
Cooking in The Bean: Teens! Join Durhonda in the Friendly Bean Café to learn some cooking skills! She will teach the basics of how to make simple foods! Then you can go home and make your own food! Plus you will get to eat what you make with Durhonda! 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, Lawrenceburg Main Library. Must register. Teens. Free. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com
The Ballad Tour: Learn the history and development of the ballad form, hear readings of some of the greatest ballads and learn how American country music was born from this poetry with Ivy Tech Professor Emeritus Ronald Nicholson. Watch him in-person at the Lawrenceburg Main Library or request Zoom link. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, Lawrenceburg Main Library or via Zoom. Must register. Teens and adults. Free. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com
Movie and a Snack: October movie is Candyman. The housing projects of Cabrini Green were terrorized by a killer. Now a new resident learns the story behind the Candyman. Also pick up a free to-go dinner starting at 5:15 p.m. (before the movie) from Hamline Chapel’s weekly High Hope Café, 102 High St., Lawrenceburg, and bring it to the library. Lawrenceburg Main Library. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26. Must register. Adults. Free. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com
True Crime Series (teens and new adults): Have you ever wanted to get inside a criminal’s mind? What makes them tick? Teens and new adults, join us for our True Crime Series and discover the psychology that helps answer these questions and more. The topic this month is The Sixth Dinner Plate- What Happened to Dearborn County’s Agrue Family? 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, Lawrenceburg Main Library. Must register. Adults and teens. Free. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com
Teen Book Club: Teens! Come join our book club. We will meet once a month, get a new book and discuss. Discussion for October will be the book Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo. Snacks always included. 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, Lawrenceburg Main Library. Must register. Teens. Free. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com
Halloween Sensation: The Lawrenceburg Public Library District will host the return of Halloween Sensation! Enjoy a hay ride, hot dogs, balloon animals, an inflatable game, lots of candy and games/crafts! Other organizations set to be a part of the event include Dearborn County Recycling Center, Dearborn County Health Department, Dearborn County CASA, CareSource, The Archaeological Research Institute, River Valley Reads, Lawrenceburg Police Department, Dearborn County 4-H and more! 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at Lawrenceburg Firehouse, 300 W. Tate St., Lawrenceburg. No registration needed. All ages. Free.
It’s Just a Bunch of Hocus Pocus: Adults and teens! The Sanderson sisters are back at it again for Hocus Pocus 2! Join us for a fantastical movie night after hours at the Lawrenceburg Public Library! Themed snacks and drinks will be provided and candy! Costumes and Hocus Pocus themed gear encouraged. Teens are required to have permission slip to enter. 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, Lawrenceburg Main Library. Must register. Adults and teens. Free. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com
Book Chat: October is The Seed Keeper by Dianne Wilson. Rosalie grew up in the woods with her father, Ray, who doesn’t return from checking his traps one morning. She is sent to live with a foster family before one day returning to her childhood home a mother and widow. Along the way she learns about the strong women in her family. 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 31, Lawrenceburg Main Library. Must register. Adults. Free. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com