Lawrenceburg Public Library – June Events

Lawrenceburg Public Library District- June Events

Backyard Conservation- Meadowscaping: A meadow is a fantastic ecological alternative to traditional landscaping or grass. Whether you have a tiny yard or an expansive landscape, you can create a native meadow and give your landscape a big ecological boost. Beneficial insects and animals will appear, seemingly out of nowhere. Presented by Dearborn County Soil and Water Conservation District. 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 1, Lawrenceburg Main Library. Register: https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com or call 812-537-2775. Adults. Free.

 

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. to 11 a.m. Thursday, June 2, North Dearborn Branch Library. No registration needed. Adults. Free.

 

Genealogy Roundtable: Learn research tips and bring your questions. Join this group the first Saturday of the month. Topic for June is: Forensic Genealogy: Using DNA to Solve Mysteries. 11 a.m. Saturday, June 4, at the Lawrenceburg Main Library. No registration needed. Adults. Free.

 

Saturday Matinee: Books to Movies: Enjoy a Saturday Matinee at the library. These popular movie titles were books first! June is Fried Green Tomatoes (written by Fannie Flagg). A neglected housewife makes an unexpected friend at a nursing home, where she hears a true tale about an independent woman in 1920s Alabama, who ran the town diner, served food to people of color and protected her sister-in-law from an abusive spouse. 2 p.m. Saturday, June 4, North Dearborn Branch Library. No registration needed. Adults. Free.

 

Beach in a Bottle (take and make craft): Want to create your own beach in a bottle? Stop by and pick up your free take and make kit! Starting at 10 a.m. Monday, June 6, at the Lawrenceburg Main Library. Register: https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com or call 812-537-2775. Adults. Free.

 

Amazing Library Race: Teens! In this Summer Reading Kickoff event we will be doing a spinoff of the TV show the Amazing Race! Teens will team up and travel across the continents! Each continent will have a Detour or Roadblock for them to complete before continuing on! First team to pass finish line wins. 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 6, Lawrenceburg Main Library. Register: https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com or call 812-537-2775. Teens. Free.

 

Terrific Tuesday- Leonardo Kids Music: Bring your dancing shoes and best air guitar moves. It’s time to go ROCKIN’ with LEONARDO. He performs a humorous high energy concert that entertains, educates, and empowers all little rockers. Get ready to sing along to familiar hits and some movin’ and groovin’ original songs! Tuesday, June 7, 2 p.m. @Lawrenceburg Civic Park and 6 p.m. @North Dearborn Branch Library. No registration needed. All ages. Free.

 

D&D at the Library: Calling all adventurers! Join us to play 5th Edition Dungeons and Dragons. We offer a friendly, low-pressure environment for beginning players and veterans alike. This summer we will be adventuring in the coastal town of Saltmarsh, so pack your swimming trunks and your potions of water breathing. We provide snacks and character sheets. Bring your own dice or borrow ours. Players under 18 need a signed release. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, 14, 21 & 28, at the Lawrenceburg Main Library café area. No registration needed. Ages 16-35. Free.

 

Summer Explorers: Become a summer explorer! Bring your kids to hear songs and stories on a variety of themes while developing early literacy and language skills, and complete a fun craft or activity! Summer storytimes are designed for children ages 3-6, but older and younger children are welcome. 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 8, 15, 22 & 29, @Lawrenceburg Main Library, and Thursday, June 9, 16, 23 & 30, @North Dearborn Branch Library. Registration encouraged: https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com or call 812-537-2775/812-637-0777. Adults. Free.

 

Rocket League (Junior Varsity): Come to our first ever Rocket League Team Doubles tournament and show the city that you are the best around! Register with a friend or pair up with a random partner for this new gaming program. Compete to be the top seed on Wednesday, June 8, and blast your way to the championship Wednesday, June 15! Pizza, snacks, and drinks will be provided. 1 p.m. June 8 and 15, at the Lawrenceburg Main Library. Register: https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com or call 812-537-2775. Ages 8-12. Free.

 

Artist Carlos Nieto III: Teens! Hello anime lovers! Anime Club has a special guest! Carlos Nieto III!!! The former Simpsons artist will be here to teach you how to create and modify your own anime characters! 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, Lawrenceburg Main Library. No registration needed. Teens. Free.

 

DIY Light Switch Cover– When you switch the light on in a room, you want everything to look good- including your switch cover! Let the Lawrenceburg Public Library District Mobile Library help.!5:15 p.m. Thursday, June 9, St. Paul Parish. Register: https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com or call 812-537-2775. Adults. Free.

 

WeDo LEGO Spy Robots: Use some simple coding on the library’s iPads to make LEGOs move by creating spy robots! Caregivers must attend. 1 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at Lawrenceburg Main Library and Thursday, June 23, at North Dearborn Branch Library. Register: https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com or call 812-537-2775/812-637-0777. Preschool-3rd grade. Free.

 

Creative Writers Guild: This is a support group for writers of all locales, genres, and skill levels. They will meet Thursday, June 9, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Zoom. Suggested June writing theme is: Hope/Fortune/Luck. Register: https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com or email adultprograms@lpld.lib.in.us. Lawrenceburg Public Library District. Adults. Free.

 

Mean Microplastics: Kids will dig different things out of sand to learn more about how our litter affects the wildlife. 2 p.m. Friday, June 10, Lawrenceburg Main Library. Registration required. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com or call 812-537-2775. K-5th grade. Free.

 

Virtual Reality Night: Teens! Come join Lee in the world of Virtual Reality! The equipment has several different games for everyone to enjoy and have fun with! This is an after-hours program so it will just be us in the library! 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 10, Lawrenceburg Main Library, and Friday, June 17, at North Dearborn Branch. Registration required.  https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com or call 812-537-2775/812-637-0777. Teens. Free.

 

DIY Fishing Net Wrapped Jars– What a great catch! Do not let this craft get away. Reserve your spot for this LPLD Mobile Library DIY project. 2:15 p.m. Saturday, June 11, Greendale Utilities Building. Registration required.  https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com or call 812-537-2775. Adults. Free.

 

Music in the Courtyard- Red Rum Pirate Folk Band: The Library Classics Series returns with Music in the Courtyard. Up first is the Red Rum Pirate Folk Band, an Indianapolis based pirate-clad folk trio performing zany musical comedy with their own enchanting spin on classic and original foot stompin’ folk songs of the seven seas. The Lawrenceburg Public Library Classics Series is made possible through the generosity of the Dearborn Highlands Arts Council Inc. with support from the Lawrenceburg Public Library Services and Resources Foundation. 2 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at the Lawrenceburg Main Library. No registration needed. All ages. Free.

 

Tech and Treats: Have fun playing Minecraft and using green screens, then learn how to make a healthy snack with Marcia Purcell from the Purdue Extension. 1 p.m. Monday, June 13 and 27, at the Lawrenceburg Main Library. Must register: https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com or call 812-537-2775. K-12th grade (groups divided by age). Free.

 

In the Kitchen with Marcia: Purdue Extension Dearborn County Educator Marcia Parcell hosts and teaches a variety of cooking classes. This is a hands-on program where participants learn recipes and create dishes to take home or create at home. The theme this month is Meals for Busy Schedules. 6 p.m. Monday, June 13, North Dearborn Branch Library. Register: https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com or call 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, June 14, at Lawrenceburg Main Library and Tuesday, June 28, at North Dearborn Branch Library. Register: https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com or call 812-537-2775/637-0777. Adults. Free.

 

Terrific Tuesday- Bright Star Theatre: Bright Star Touring Theatre performs this fun take on Hans Christian Anderson’s classic fairy tale, The Little Mermaid. This surprising tale of love and loss explores the difficulty of being yourself in unfamiliar waters, and is quite a bit different from the popular movie versions. Tuesday, June 14, 2 p.m. @Lawrenceburg Civic Park and 6 p.m. @North Dearborn Branch Library. No need to register. All ages. Free.

 

Art Attack!: Teens! Come to the Lawrenceburg Public Library to uplift some thrifted paintings! We will be painting over old paintings and giving them something new! 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, Lawrenceburg Main Library. Registration required. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com or call 812-537-2775. Teens. Free.

 

LEGO Family Challenge- High Seas Adventure: Challenge the whole family to get creative with our challenge prompt using our provided LEGO bricks (or bring your own!). this month’s challenge is a high seas adventure: build an ocean vessel with LEGOs! Build the coolest creation to win a sweet prize. Sponsored by Dearborn County CASA. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, at North Dearborn Library, and Wednesday, June 22, Lawrenceburg Main Library. No registration needed. Families. Free.

 

Music Makers: Teens! Music Makers is an introductory program for learning how to create music! Learn the basics of harmony, bass, rhythm, and learn to compose your very own songs using the library’s iPads and the music software GarageBand. 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 16 and 30, Lawrenceburg Main Library. Registration required. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com or call 812-537-2775. Teens. Free.

 

Books for Dessert: Discuss monthly book choice & enjoy dessert! June book is The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides. Alicia Berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. Then she murders her husband https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com or call 637-0777. 2:30 p.m. & 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 16, North Dearborn Branch Library. Adults. Free.

 

Wallflowers Book Club: Teens! Join Lee and read Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky! You will meet three times and read/discuss the book. Then at the fourth meeting you will watch the movie! 3:30 p.m. Thursday, June 16 and 30, Lawrenceburg Main Library. (Also dates in July). Registration required. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com or call 812-537-2775. Teens. Free.

 

Whoa! Watersheds!: Whoa!! What is a watershed? Kids can learn about watersheds and how the shape of the land helps collect water by using recycled materials to build a model watershed! Held in the main garden, weather permitting. 2 p.m. Friday, June 17, at the Lawrenceburg Main Library. Must register: https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com or call 812-537-2775. 6+. 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, June 18, 11 a.m. to noon Lawrenceburg Main Library and North Dearborn Branch Library. Dogs are handled by volunteers from Pet Partners of Greater Cincinnati. No registration needed. All ages. Free.

 

DIY Sponge Boats: Absorb some knowledge and fun with the DIY Sponge Boat craft from the LPLD Mobile Library. Saturday, June 18. Tuscany Bay: 10-10:30 a.m.; Waterview 10:50-11:20 a.m.; Summit Pointe noon-1 p.m.; Highview 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Lawrenceburg Village 3-4 p.m. No registration needed. All ages. 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 the Lawrenceburg Main Library! We will meet and watch anime, eat snacks, and do fun activities! Lawrenceburg Main Library. 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 20. No registration needed. Teens. Free.

 

Build It- Spaghetti Towers: Come build the tallest tower you can out of spaghetti noodles and marshmallows in this engineering program! Design and build a tower with your team and have snacks while you learn architecture through this fun activity. 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, at the North Dearborn Branch Library. Register: https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com or call 637-0777. School-age. Free.

 

Terrific Tuesday- Rope Warrior: Prepare to have your mind blown with crazy tricks and athletic feats by jump rope master David Fisher! The Rope Warrior is the current Guinness World Record holder for the most “Rump Jumps” (jumping rope while reclining on his bottom) in one minute: 56. Learn about teamwork and the importance of persevering – even when you make mistakes! Tuesday, June 21, 2 p.m. @Lawrenceburg Civic Park and 6 p.m. @North Dearborn Branch Library. No need to register. All ages. Free.

 

What’s in the Box? Find Your Inspiration with author John Anderson: What IS in the box??? Learn how to find the inspiration to write YOUR story with John David Anderson, author of Ms. Bixby’s Last Day, Posted, Sidekicked, and seven more popular juvenile fiction books! Learn more about what it’s like being an author, channeling your creativity, and how to write a book in this fun, interactive presentation. 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, at the Lawrenceburg Main Library. K-5th grade. Free.

 

True Crime: Teens! Have you ever wanted to get inside a criminal’s mind? What makes them tick? Join us for our True Crime Series and discover the psychology that helps answer these questions and more. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, Lawrenceburg Main Library. https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com or call 812-537-2775. Teens. Free.

 

Crafts and Mocktails- Glitter Seashell Picture Frame: Make your own picture frame with seashells and glitter while you enjoy a mocktail! 1 p.m. Thursday, June 23, at the Lawrenceburg Main Library. Register: https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com or call 812-537-2775. Adults. Free.

 

DIY Saturday the Year of Stones and Crystals- Moonstone: 2022 is the Year of Stones and Crystals with Carisa Bunten of Seventh Street Gifts. The topic for June is moonstone. Traditionally this month’s birthstone is pearl, however, moonstone shares a similar sheen and color palette. It is often considered June’s birthstone metaphysically. Moonstone has strong folklore for safe travels and embracing the feminine. A small puka shell and piece of sustainable white sage will be included in this month’s kit along with your very own tumbled moonstone. 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 moonstone on the LPLD YouTube channel starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 25. Register: https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com or call 812-537-2775. Adults. Free.

 

Book Chat: Book Chat is a monthly book discussion group. June book is The Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff. Sixteen-year-old Noa has been cast out in disgrace after becoming pregnant by a Nazi soldier and being forced to give up her baby. Later she snatches a Jewish infant bound for a concentration camp. Register: https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com or call 812-537-2775. 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 27, Lawrenceburg Main Library. Adults. Free.

 

Terrific Tuesday- Hooked on Science: Prepare to get hooked! Join us with Mr. Science for a fun show filled with science experiments that will teach us all about oceans and water! Tuesday, June 28, 2 p.m. @Lawrenceburg Civic Park and 6 p.m. @North Dearborn Branch Library. No need to register. All ages. Free.

 

Making Stuff Up for a Living: A behind-the-scenes look at what it’s really like to be a published author! Come and meet Saundra Mitchell and learn how to be an author! 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, at the North Dearborn Branch Library. No registration needed. School-age. Free.

 

Where Do I Go From Here?: Teens! Learn how a girl who grew up in a ghetto became a published author – and how you can make your dreams come true, too. Get the inside scoop (tea) on writing, living, and surviving through the eyes of YA author Saundra Mitchell. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, Lawrenceburg Main Library. No registration needed. Teens. Free.

 

Movie and a Snack: Come to the library for a snack & a movie! The movie this month is Jaws. Enjoy snacks and drinks on us. Lawrenceburg Main Library. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 29. Register: https://lawrenceburg.librarycalendar.com or call 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.

 

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