Lawrenceburg Public Library – February Events
Lawrenceburg Public Library District- February Events
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, Feb. 2 & 16, at Lawrenceburg Main Library, and Wednesday, Feb. 9 & 23, at the North Dearborn Branch Library. Must register at: www.lpld.lib.in.us/calendar or 812-537-2775/812-637-0777. Preschoolers and caregivers. Free.
Genealogy Roundtable: Learn research tips and bring your questions. Join this group the first Saturday of the month. 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, at the Lawrenceburg Main Library. No need to register. 812-537-2775. Adults. Free.
Anime Club: HELLO ANIME LOVERS! Do you love anime, manga, or all things Japan? Do you want to try anime to see if you like it? Do you want to weeb out with some fellow weebs? If so, come join Anime Club at your Lawrenceburg Main Library! We will meet and watch anime, eat snacks, and do fun activities! Lawrenceburg Main Library. 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7. No registration needed. 812-537-2775. Teens. Free.
In the Kitchen with Marcia: Join Purdue Extension 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. February is the Great American Pie Month. Learn the history as well as simple tips and tricks to making pies. Whether strawberry rhubarb, pecan, or sugar cream is your favorite- come binge on a piece of pie! North Dearborn Branch Library. 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7. Must register at: www.lpld.lib.in.us/calendar or 812-637-0777. Adults. Free.
Beginner’s Crochet: Bring a size 4 worsted weight yarn (nothing that says soft) in a light color and a crochet hook size H or I. Start learning at any level of experience. Noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, at Lawrenceburg Main Library and Tuesday, Feb. 22, at North Dearborn Branch Library. Register: www.lpld.lib.in.us/calendar or 812-537-2775/637-0777. Adults. Free.
Creative Writers Guild: This is a support group for writers of all locales, genres, and skill levels. They will meet Thursday, Feb. 10, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Zoom. Suggested February writing themes are: Loneliness or Point of View as Seen or Narrated Through the Eyes of. Register at www.lpld.lib.in.us/calendar or email Denise at: email@example.com. Lawrenceburg Public Library District. 812-537-2775. Adults. Free.
Kids Homeschool Art Series: Learn about three different artists, mediums and artistic styles, then create your own project in each artist’s style. We’ll end the series with an art show in the library! Parents are asked to remain in the library during this time. Registration required – class is limited to the first 10 to register. Fridays. For ages 6-10 only. Feb. 11- Henri Matisse: painting, printmaking, sculpture, drawing, collage. Feb. 18- Andy Warhol: “Pop Art” artist. Feb. 25- Alexander Calder: wire sculptures and mobiles. 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Lawrenceburg Main Library. Register at www.lpld.lib.in.us/calendar or call 812-537-2775. Ages 6-10. Free.
DIY Valentine Frames: Live love all year long with these heart-filled Valentine frames. This take & make craft will be provided by the Lawrenceburg Public Library District Mobile Library 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, at the Greendale Utilities Building. Register: www.lpld.lib.in.us/calendar or 812-537-2775. Adults. Free.
Mardi Gras Zip Tie Bangle: If you are going to celebrate Mardi Gras- do it in style! Create your own Mardi Gras Zip Tie Bangle with this month’s adult take & make craft. Craft supplies available while they last starting 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 14, at the Lawrenceburg Main Library. No need to register. 812-537-2775. Adults. Free.
Teen Game Night: Hello teens! Love video games? Love board games? Want to meet other people who love games too? Come to our teen game night once a month to play a different game! 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14, Lawrenceburg Main Library, and Monday, Feb. 28, North Dearborn Branch Library. Register: www.lpld.lib.in.us/calendar or 812-537-2775/637-0777. Teens. Free.
Books for Dessert: Discuss monthly book choice & enjoy dessert! February book is The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir by Jennifer Ryan. Registration is not required, but space and available books are limited. If you are attending for the first time, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 812-637-0777 for more information. 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, North Dearborn Branch Library. Adults. Free.
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 Saturday, Feb. 19, 11 a.m. to noon Lawrenceburg Main Library and 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. North Dearborn Branch. Dogs are handled by volunteers from Pet Partners of Greater Cincinnati. No registration needed. 812-537-2775/637-0777. All ages. Free.
Movie and a Snack: Come to the library for a snack & a movie! The movie this month is Reminiscence. Enjoy snacks and drinks on us. Lawrenceburg Main Library. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23. Must register at: www.lpld.lib.in.us/calendar or 812-537-2775. Thanks to our friends at Hamline Chapel, you also can pick up a free to-go dinner starting at 5:15 p.m. (before the movie) from their weekly High Hope Café, 102 W. High St., Lawrenceburg, and bring it to the library. Adults. Free.
Cosplay Contest: Hello Teens! This program is going to be sponsored by the Anime Club but is free for any teen to come! Registration is required for those entering the contest, but everyone else is welcome to just show up! There will be food and fun so come in your best cosplay and try to win some of our cool prizes. Lawrenceburg Main Library. 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25. No registration needed unless entering the costume contest. 812-537-2775. Teens. Free.
DIY Saturday the Year of Stones and Crystals- Amethyst: 2022 is the Year of Stones and Crystals with Carisa Bunten of Seventh Street Gifts. Amethyst is the traditional birthstone for February- a beautiful crystal known for its rich and varied shades of purple. It’s in the quartz family and known as the sobriety stone. Amethyst is a must have for any rock hound collection! To receive a stone you must register. You will receive an email when your stone is ready for pick up. Supplies limited. Then watch a video to learn more about amethyst on the LPLD YouTube channel starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 26. Register: www.lpld.lib.in.us/calendar. Adults. Free.
Book Chat: Book Chat is a monthly book discussion group. February book is The Women of Copper County by Mary Doria Russell. 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 28, Lawrenceburg Main Library. Registration is not required, but space and available books are limited. If you are attending for the first time, send us an email at email@example.com or call 1-812-537-2775 x 1161 for more information. Adults. Free.