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Tobacco Cessation Classes

Offered through CRH, group tobacco cessation classes are for adults 18 and older. Seven-week course requires registration. Classes are $35, scholarships available. Call 812-376-5136 to register.

Offered through Columbus Regional Health, group tobacco cessation classes are for adults 18 and older.  Seven-week course requires registration.  Classes are $35, scholarships available. Each participant receives free patches or gum during the duration of the session.  To register, call 812-376-5136 or visit www.crh.org/quit and click on Upcoming Events.

 

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Community Partnerships |

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Columbus

Phone: 812-379-1255

Hours
We're closed Sunday April 12
Mon, Apr 06 8:30AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Apr 07 8:30AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Apr 08 8:30AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Apr 09 8:30AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Apr 10 8:30AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 11 8:30AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Apr 12 Closed
(Easter Sunday)

About the library

The Main Library is located in the Cleo Rogers Memorial Library in downtown Columbus at 536 Fifth Street. Completed in 1969 and designed by architect I.M. Pei, it features library collections for children, teens, and adults. It also houses the Columbus Indiana Architectural Archives, Indiana Room, and Digital Underground Media Lab.

Upcoming events

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Wed, Apr 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus
Stories & More

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Wed, Apr 08, 11:00am - 11:30am
Columbus
Stories & More

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Wed, Apr 08, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Columbus
Postures are performed while seated and/or with the aid of a chair. Free session led by Registered Yoga Teacher Sonia Aponte-Alberts. Bring a mat to ground the chair.  

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Wed, Apr 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus
Hang out in the Tween Area after school and use our on-hand craft supplies to let your creative energy run wild!

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Wed, Apr 08, 3:15pm - 5:00pm
Columbus
Every Wednesday in the Teen Area we will play a TV show or movie immediately after school. Recommendations for what to watch are welcome.

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Wed, Apr 08, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Columbus
Enjoy snacks, activities, discussion of manga, and anime watching via Crunchyroll.com. Vote for the episode you want to watch in the Teen Area.

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Wed, Apr 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Columbus
The Columbus Area Multi Ethnic Organization (CAMEO) invites you to their monthly meeting.

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Thu, Apr 09, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Columbus
Drawing classes led by instructor Katherine Hilden. Classes are for beginning and continuing drawing students. $50 class fee for five weeks, pay at first class, includes all drawing materials.

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Thu, Apr 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus
Stories & More

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Thu, Apr 09, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Columbus
Enjoy some games and other activities!

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Thu, Apr 09, 11:00am - 11:30am
Columbus
Stories & More

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Thu, Apr 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus
Hang out in the Tween Area after school and play some board games with friends! Choose a game from the library collection or bring your own to share.

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Thu, Apr 09, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Columbus
Join us the Teen Area to hang out and play games!

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Thu, Apr 09, 3:45pm - 5:30pm
Columbus
Explore an apocalyptic wasteland, stealing from the rich. Dodge the police, do crime and try not to die. All materials provided. Limit 8 participants. Registration required.

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Thu, Apr 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus
Join our 2020 garden project: Tween Beans!

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Thu, Apr 09, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Columbus
Make connections learn and share with other area authors.

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Thu, Apr 09, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Columbus
Lauren Heath, Simply Organized, covers how to organize basic household areas in your home: kitchen, pantry, bathroom, clothing, and toys.

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Thu, Apr 09, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Columbus
Library games provided include Super Smash Bros: Ultimate, Mario Kart, and more on our Nintendo Switch, Exploding Kittens, Unstable Unicorns, Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle, Munchkin, Smash Up, etc.

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Fri, Apr 10, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus
Make a copycat recipe from a major coffee shop chain for much less than buying it out. All supplies provided free of charge.

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Fri, Apr 10, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Columbus
Stop by the Teen Area to create something cool, such as friendship bracelets, embroidery, crochet, paintings and other creative activities. All supplies provided.

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Fri, Apr 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Meet others and geek out!

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Fri, Apr 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus
Learn to design and print objects using tinkercad and the library's 3-D printer. This month, make a holiday gift for someone else or work on your own projects. Limit 10 participants.

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Sat, Apr 11, 10:00am - 11:30am
Columbus
Support group for those affected with Huntington's Disease and family and friends

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Mon, Apr 13, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Columbus
Explore the practice of yoga its philosophy and benefits with Registered Yoga Teacher Jenn Willhite. Bring your friends these are free sessions! Please bring your own mat.

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Mon, Apr 13, 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Columbus
De-stress with a listening party and coloring after school. Every week, we will explore different kinds of music.

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Mon, Apr 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus
Monthly meeting of the Bartholomew County Public Library Board. Open to all.

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Mon, Apr 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus
Learn how to make your own patterned relief out of foam blocks. Then, stamp your creation on canvas. All supplies provided, and feel free to bring your own.

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Mon, Apr 13, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Columbus
Play games with Dakota!

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Mon, Apr 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Columbus
Sheriff Matt Myers and Coroner Clayton Nolting cover criminal activity and drug use in the county.

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Mon, Apr 13, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Columbus
Come enjoy a nighttime snack as you listen to stories under twinkling lights! This program is first come, first serve. Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.

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Mon, Apr 13, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Columbus
Offered through CRH, group tobacco cessation classes are for adults 18 and older. Seven-week course requires registration. Classes are $35, scholarships available. Call 812-376-5136 to register.

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Mon, Apr 13, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Columbus
Come enjoy a nighttime snack as you listen to stories under twinkling lights! This program is first come, first serve. Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.

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Tue, Apr 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus
Stories & More

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Tue, Apr 14, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Hope
Play games with Dakota in the Annex!

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Tue, Apr 14, 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Columbus
Help out in the garden by planting, pulling weeds, watering plants, and harvesting yummy veggies.

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Tue, Apr 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus
Peeps + microwave = Peep Wars!

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Tue, Apr 14, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Columbus
French Storytime in collaboration with Columbus IN Accueil.

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Tue, Apr 14, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Columbus
French Storytime in collaboration with Columbus IN Accueil.

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Tue, Apr 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Columbus
Using alcohol inks, paint spring flowers on glass to make a candle holder. All supplies provided including an LED light. Led by assistant director Angela Eck. Limited to 20.

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Tue, Apr 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Columbus
Learn about black walnut toxicity from Advanced Master Gardener Rocky Lortz.

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Tue, Apr 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Columbus
Join Bex in a hands-on craft hour where you can learn to hand embroider your own nerdy bookmark or decorative item. Patterns and supplies provided, and feel free to bring your own from home.

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Wed, Apr 15, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus
Stories & More

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Wed, Apr 15, 11:00am - 11:30am
Columbus
Stories & More

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Wed, Apr 15, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Columbus
Chair Yoga helps you slowly develop balance while improving strength. Postures are performed while seated and/or with the aid of a chair. Led by Registered Yoga Teacher Sonia Aponte-Alberts.

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Wed, Apr 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus
Hang out in the Tween Area after school and use our on-hand craft supplies to let your creative energy run wild!

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Wed, Apr 15, 3:15pm - 5:00pm
Columbus
Every Wednesday in the Teen Area we will play a TV show or movie immediately after school. Recommendations for what to watch are welcome.

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Wed, Apr 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus
Become a citizen scientist by observing the plants and animals outside the library to contribute to the USA National Phenology Network Nature?s Notebook project. Meet in the Teen Area.

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Wed, Apr 15, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbus
Beginner-friendly Tween Dungeons & Dragons

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Wed, Apr 15, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Columbus
Join us for a fun thirty minutes of rhythmic activities put to music.

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Wed, Apr 15, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Columbus
Learn about Flyball, an AKC team sport involving four dogs jumping over hurdles, releasing a tennis ball, catching the ball and returning over the hurdles.

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Thu, Apr 16, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Columbus
Third session of current drawing classes led by Katherine Hilden. If not already attending you will need to wait for the next set of classes.

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Thu, Apr 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus
Meeting is for those who would like to practice their signing with others or to learn American Sign Language.

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Thu, Apr 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus
Stories & More

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Thu, Apr 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
Columbus
Stories & More

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Thu, Apr 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus
Hang out in the Tween Area after school and play some board games with friends! Choose a game from the library collection or bring your own to share.

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Thu, Apr 16, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Columbus
Join us the Teen Area to hang out and play games!

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Thu, Apr 16, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Columbus
Experience a cat café in Columbus! Play with cats and enjoy refreshments. You are encouraged to bring donations such as cans of pureed pumpkin, canned cat food (no fish flavors), or kitten food.

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Fri, Apr 17, 10:00am - 11:30am
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Bring your toddler and a push walker while strolling our thematic toddler track.

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Fri, Apr 17, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Columbus
The Bartholomew County Public Library will be leading a pop-up storytime for those visiting the the WIC office.

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Fri, Apr 17, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus
Blackout text from pages ripped from books to create your own poetry.

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Fri, Apr 17, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Columbus
Stop by the Teen Area to create something cool, such as friendship bracelets, embroidery, crochet, paintings and other creative activities. All supplies provided.

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Fri, Apr 17, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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Do you enjoy arts & crafts. Join us for a fun session of Artistic Friday. Invite a friend to attend as well.

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Sat, Apr 18, 9:00am - 10:30am
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Bring your toddler and a push walker while strolling our thematic toddler track.

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Sat, Apr 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm
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Paint a hydrangea on a 10 x 10 wrapped canvas with instructor Marilyn Tentler. $25 fee covers all supplies. Minimum of 4. Register by April 16.

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Sat, Apr 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Columbus
Join us for a Special Saturday Storytime featuring Eric Carle! Followed by a fun craft. This program is geared for ages 1-5, but all are welcome.

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Sat, Apr 18, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Columbus
This month we'll be talking about all things Narwhal and Jelly!

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Sat, Apr 18, 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Columbus
We'll celebrate Earth Day early by planting our sprouted seeds out on the patio in the Kids' Garden! Dress to get messy, we will be digging in the dirt!

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Mon, Apr 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Columbus
Join us for a preschool S.T.E.A.M project!

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Mon, Apr 20, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Columbus
Explore the practice of yoga its philosophy and benefits with Registered Yoga Teacher Jenn Willhite. Bring your friends these are free sessions! Please bring your own mat.

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Mon, Apr 20, 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Columbus
De-stress with a listening party and coloring after school. Every week, we will explore different kinds of music.

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Mon, Apr 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus
It will be...LEGENDARY.

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Mon, Apr 20, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Columbus
Join the Bartholomew County Public Library for this pop-up storytime. Enjoy stories, puppets, songs, rhymes and receive a free book from our Book Express. Sans Souci is located at 1526 13th street.

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Mon, Apr 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Columbus
Applied Animal Behaviorist Melissa R. Shyan-Norwalt, covers the scientific basis and evidence for and against training styles.

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Mon, Apr 20, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Columbus
Come enjoy a nighttime snack as you listen to stories under twinkling lights! This program is first come, first serve. Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Columbus
Offered through CRH, group tobacco cessation classes are for adults 18 and older. Seven-week course requires registration. Classes are $35, scholarships available. Call 812-376-5136 to register.

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Mon, Apr 20, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Columbus
This month's topics are retouching and symmetry with a photoshare theme of architecture. Minimal annual dues involved after one to two meetings.

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Mon, Apr 20, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Columbus
Come enjoy a nighttime snack as you listen to stories under twinkling lights! This program is first come, first serve. Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.

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Tue, Apr 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus
Stories & More

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Tue, Apr 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hope
Peeps + microwave = Peep Wars!

Canceled
Tue, Apr 21, 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Columbus
Help out in the garden by planting, pulling weeds, watering plants, and harvesting yummy veggies.

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Tue, Apr 21, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Columbus
Join the Bartholomew County Public Library for this pop-up storytime. Enjoy stories, puppets, songs, rhymes and receive a free book from our Book Express. Sans Souci is located at 1526 13th street.

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Tue, Apr 21, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Columbus
Author Kathryn Aalto talks about her book "Writing Wild: Women Poets, Ramblers, and Mavericks Who Shape How We See the Natural World."

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Wed, Apr 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus
Stories & More

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Wed, Apr 22, 11:00am - 11:30am
Columbus
Stories & More

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Wed, Apr 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Columbus
Join us on the patio to celebrate Earth Day!

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Wed, Apr 22, 3:15pm - 5:00pm
Columbus
Every Wednesday in the Teen Area we will play a TV show or movie immediately after school. Recommendations for what to watch are welcome.

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Wed, Apr 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus
Celebrate Earth Day by planting flowers and vegetables in the patio garden.

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Wed, Apr 22, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Columbus
Introduction to The Happiness Program Art of Living's flagship course with breathing techniques and wisdom that can change your life. Experience techniques to calm the mind with a 2-minute breathing exercise and guided meditation for rest.

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Thu, Apr 23, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Columbus
Fourth session of current drawing classes led by Katherine Hilden. If not already attending, you will need to wait until the next set of classes.

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Thu, Apr 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus
Stories & More

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Thu, Apr 23, 11:00am - 11:30am
Columbus
Stories & More

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Thu, Apr 23, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Columbus
Join us the Teen Area to hang out and play games!

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Thu, Apr 23, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Columbus
Continue Season 4 of our beginner-friendly Dungeons and Dragons campaign.

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Fri, Apr 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Columbus
Come enjoy this Spanish Storytime. This event is in collaboration with Family School Partners.

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Fri, Apr 24, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Columbus
Enjoy Stories & More

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Fri, Apr 24, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Columbus
Stop by the Teen Area to create something cool, such as friendship bracelets, embroidery, crochet, paintings and other creative activities. All supplies provided.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 25, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus
Part of larger Meet Your Makers event organized by the Chamber of Commerce.

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Sat, Apr 25, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Columbus
Join us for crafts, activities, and games complimenting your favorite American Girl dolls!

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Mon, Apr 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus
Are you a member of a homeschooling family?

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Mon, Apr 27, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Columbus
Explore the practice of yoga its philosophy and benefits with Registered Yoga Teacher Jenn Willhite. Bring your friends these are free sessions! Please bring your own mat.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 27, 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Columbus
De-stress with a listening party and coloring after school. Every week, we will explore different kinds of music.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 27, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Columbus
Come read to Lottie, the Great Dane! You will have 15 minutes to practice your reading skills. This program is first come, first serve. Pick up your ticket at the Children's Desk.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus
We?ll be continuing our discussion of our end-of-summer lock-in. We?ll also discuss upcoming programs and share ideas and feedback for current programs.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 27, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Columbus
Read With 4H

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Mon, Apr 27, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Columbus
Frank Capra directs Cary Grant in this 1944 film based on the Broadway play.

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Mon, Apr 27, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Columbus
Choose your own teen book that features or addresses the effects of climate change and global warming. Then, come out to Pho Shiki (2991 25th St) and share what you read.

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Mon, Apr 27, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Columbus
Offered through CRH, group tobacco cessation classes are for adults 18 and older. Seven-week course requires registration. Classes are $35, scholarships available. Call 812-376-5136 to register.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hope
Learn to turn that boring, not-fluffy slime into FLUFFY SLIME!

Canceled
Tue, Apr 28, 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Columbus
Help out in the garden by planting, pulling weeds, watering plants, and harvesting yummy veggies.

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Tue, Apr 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus
Learn the very basics of cosplay, like: how to choose a character, how to plan your costume, where to buy supplies, how to find patterns, and more. All supplies provided.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 28, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Columbus
French Storytime in collaboration with Columbus IN Accueil.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 28, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Columbus
French Storytime in collaboration with Columbus IN Accueil.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 28, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Columbus
Our new book club kicks off tonight! Pick up a copy of "A Single Thread" by Tracy Chevalier and discuss it with staff members Michelle Bishop, Maria McCarrick, and other like-minded people!  

Canceled
Tue, Apr 28, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Columbus
Program educates adults, 18 and older, to prevent, recognize and react appropriately to child sexual abuse. Hosted by Family Service, Inc.   

Canceled
Wed, Apr 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus
Hang out in the Tween Area after school and use our on-hand craft supplies to let your creative energy run wild!

Canceled
Wed, Apr 29, 3:15pm - 5:00pm
Columbus
Every Wednesday in the Teen Area we will play a TV show or movie immediately after school. Recommendations for what to watch are welcome.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 29, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbus
Beginner-friendly Tween Dungeons & Dragons

Canceled
Thu, Apr 30, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Columbus
Fifth session of current drawing classes led by Katherine Hilden. If not already attending you will need to wait until the next set of classes.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
Columbus
Meeting is for those who would like to practice their signing with others or to learn American Sign Language.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 30, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus
Hang out in the Tween Area after school and play some board games with friends! Choose a game from the library collection or bring your own to share.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 30, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbus
Continue Season 4 of our beginner-friendly Dungeons and Dragons campaign.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 30, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Columbus
SCORE workshop explores the role digital marketing and social media play in creating and growing a business. To reserve a seat and for info on SCORE call 812-379-4457.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 30, 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Columbus
2019 PG rated film, based on the true story of a friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Lloyd Vogel. Tom Hanks stars as Mr. Rogers.

Mon, May 04, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Columbus - Red Room
Explore the practice of yoga its philosophy and benefits with Registered Yoga Teacher Jenn Willhite. Bring your friends these are free sessions! Please bring your own mat.

Mon, May 04, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Columbus - Meeting Room 3
Offered through CRH, group tobacco cessation classes are for adults 18 and older. Seven-week course requires registration. Classes are $35, scholarships available. Call 812-376-5136 to register.

Mon, May 04, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Columbus - Red Room
Learn about admissions criteria, application requirements and what your teen should be doing now if interested in an Ivy League or other highly selective college.

Tue, May 05, 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbus - Lower Level Reception Area
Your blood donation matters. Register at redcrossblood.org

Tue, May 05, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Columbus - Conference Room
Sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Indiana.

Wed, May 06, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Columbus - Conference Room
Skill Builders is a program for Adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities. Caregiver participation required. For more information contact Sandy Allman sallman@mybcpl.org.

Wed, May 06, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Columbus - Red Room
Dawn Slack, The Nature Conservancy and Southern Indiana Cooperative Invasives Management, talks about our Indiana native plants and wildlife and how invasive plants impact those native species.

Thu, May 07, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Columbus - Conference Room
Drawing classes led by instructor Katherine Hilden. Classes are for beginning and continuing drawing students. $50 class fee for five weeks, pay at first class, includes all drawing materials.

Thu, May 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Columbus
Donna Stanley, Park Ranger at Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge, covers various ways to attract birds to your yard.