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Storytime

Ages 3-5

2023-04-04 11:00:00 2023-04-04 11:30:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis Storytime Join us at the library for Storytime! Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room

Tuesday, April 04
11:00am - 11:30am

Add to Calendar 2023-04-04 11:00:00 2023-04-04 11:30:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis Storytime Join us at the library for Storytime! Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room

Columbus

Main Level Meeting Room

Join us at the library for Storytime!

Join us at the library for Storytime! These storytimes feature books and activities that are geared towards children ages 3 to 5.

AGE GROUP: | Pre-school |

EVENT TYPE: | Storytimes | Children |

Columbus

Phone: 812-379-1255

Hours
Mon, Mar 27 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Mar 28 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Mar 29 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Mar 30 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Mar 31 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 01 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Apr 02 Closed

About the branch

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 BCPL Create studio.  

Upcoming events

Wed, Mar 29, 9:30am - 10:30am
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
This book group is designed for readers and non-readers. Participants can enjoy stories and be guided through discussion and activities related to the reading.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Mar 29, 11:00am - 11:30am
Donner Park - Playground Shelter
Join us outside at Donner Park at the covered shelter next to the playground.

Wed, Mar 29, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Watch-It Wednesday this month will focus on films created by / starring women in honor of Women's History Month. Snacks and drinks provided. 3/1 Captain Marvel 3/22 A League of Their Own 3/29 Respect
Registration is now closed

Thu, Mar 30, 10:00am - 10:25am
New venue Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
This relaxed program is a baby-friendly introduction to storytime.
This event is full

Thu, Mar 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
This relaxed program is a baby-friendly introduction to storytime.

Thu, Mar 30, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join us at the library for an afternoon storytime!

Thu, Mar 30, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Main Level Alcoves
Stop by after school and join us for some laid-back fun as we play our way through our collection of board, card, and dice games. Game selection may vary.

Thu, Mar 30, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Every Thursday after school, play games including Dungeon Party, Unstable Unicorns, Wizard Kittens, Disney Sorcerer?s Arena, Here to Slay, and more!

Thu, Mar 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Non-Library Location (See description)
Participate in anime-inspired activities and rock climbing for FREE! All equipment and climbing instructions are provided. Columbus Rock Gym is located at 1551 Cottage Ave, Columbus, IN 47201.

Thu, Mar 30, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
New venue Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
American Sign language practice group. All skill levels are welcome.

Fri, Mar 31, 10:30am - 11:30am
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join music therapist Valerie Jones, as she guides the group through well-known songs with gentle movement and participation.

Rescheduled
Fri, Mar 31, 12:30pm - 5:30pm
New date Friday, March 31, 10:30am - 11:30am
Columbus
Join music therapist Valerie Jones, as she guides the group through well-known songs with gentle movement and participation.

Fri, Mar 31, 12:30pm - 5:30pm
New venue Columbus - Main Library
Shop for free, gently used arts and crafts supplies.

Fri, Mar 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hope - Hope Branch Library
Come to Hope Branch Library on Fridays from 2-3PM to get items notarized by staff member notary Jennifer Pardue. Please have photo ID.

Fri, Mar 31, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Main Level Alcoves
Come join library staff to learn and practice the basics of both crocheting and knitting. Beginners welcome, no experience needed! All materials will be provided.

Fri, Mar 31, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Play games on the library's Nintendo Switch with your fellow teens. Feel free to bring your own Switch, joycons, games, etc. as well!

Sat, Apr 01, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Columbus - Main Library
Shop for free unwanted, unused, or gently used arts and crafts supplies.

Sat, Apr 01, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
New venue Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Have you ever wondered what the inside of a computer looks like? Have you wondered what makes a clock tick? Satisfy your curiosity and help us take things apart to see what we can discover!

Sat, Apr 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Columbus - Main Level Alcoves
All skill levels welcome! Come play a few games with local chess club members in a laid back atmosphere, study theory, break down tactics and traps, or learn how the pieces move.

Mon, Apr 03, All day
Blackwell Park - People Trail
Come enjoy "Bark, George!" by Jules Feiffer

Mon, Apr 03, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join us for a one-hour session with certified yoga and chair yoga instructor. These sessions are great for beginners and those who want to focus on gentle practice.

Mon, Apr 03, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Teen Area
In honor of National Poetry Month and BCPL?s Teen Poetry Contest, we are meeting every Monday in April to give teens a space to write, share, and get feedback on their poems.

Rescheduled
Mon, Apr 03, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
New date Monday, April 03, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Columbus
Dakota will bring a selection of games for attendees to choose from. Bringing your own game is encouraged. We will meet at Yats, located at 325 4th St, Columbus, IN 47201.

Mon, Apr 03, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Columbus - Non-Library Location (See description)
Dakota will bring a selection of games for attendees to choose from. Bringing your own game is encouraged. We will meet at Yats, located at 325 4th St, Columbus, IN 47201.

Mon, Apr 03, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join us at the library for an evening storytime!

Tue, Apr 04, 9:15am - 9:45am
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join us at the library for Toddler Time!

Tue, Apr 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join us at the library for Toddler Time!

Tue, Apr 04, 11:00am - 11:30am
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join us at the library for Storytime!

Tue, Apr 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Garnet, Amethyst, and Pearl, and Steven! Test your trivia knowledge of the Crystal Gems with fellow teens!

Tue, Apr 04, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
New venue Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Always feeling tired? Need more energy? Come join us and get your mojo back!

Tue, Apr 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Columbus - Non-Library Location (See description)
Join us for an enlightening conversation with New York Times bestselling author and cartoonist Kate Beaton.
Register

Wed, Apr 05, 11:00am - 11:30am
Donner Park - Playground Shelter
Join us outside at Donner Park at the covered shelter next to the playground.

Wed, Apr 05, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
New venue Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Skill builders is a craft program designed for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and their caregivers. Have fun crafting while we socialize.

Wed, Apr 05, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Teen Area
This month, Watch-It Wednesday will feature adaptations of Shakespeare plays in honor of the month of William Shakespeare?s birth and death.

Wed, Apr 05, 6:00pm - 7:45pm
New venue Columbus - Zoom 2,Main Level Meeting Room
The Sierra Club, Winding Waters Group, welcomes Faith in Place. Faith In Place coaches supports committees at houses of worship as they learn how to weave creation care into their lives.

Thu, Apr 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
New venue Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
This relaxed program is a baby-friendly introduction to storytime.

Thu, Apr 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
New venue Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
This relaxed program is a baby-friendly introduction to storytime.

Thu, Apr 06, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join us at the library for Storytime!

Thu, Apr 06, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Non-Library Location (See description)
Donner Park Shelter House Enjoy assorted yard games from the BCPL Library of Things in different Columbus parks. Games include ladder toss, croquet, Bocce ball, and more!

Thu, Apr 06, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Main Level Alcoves
Stop by after school and join us for some laid-back fun as we play our way through our collection of board, card, and dice games. Game selection may vary.

Thu, Apr 06, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
New venue Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Little ones aged 2-8 are invited to Sing & Play with Allie Jean! Registration is required.

Thu, Apr 06, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
New venue Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
American Sign language practice group. All skill levels are welcome.

Fri, Apr 07, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Enjoy and discuss your favorite food crimes, listen to cringe music, and watch videos from the early days of the internet.

Fri, Apr 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Columbus - Zoom 2
Become a Dementia Friend and attend a one-hour workshop with Sandy Allman, a trained Dementia Champion representing Dementia Friends Indiana.

Fri, Apr 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hope - Hope Branch Library
Come to Hope Branch Library on Fridays from 2-3PM to get items notarized by staff member notary Jennifer Pardue. Please have photo ID.

Mon, Apr 10, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
New venue Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join us for a one-hour session with certified yoga and chair yoga instructor. These sessions are great for beginners and those who want to focus on gentle practice.

Mon, Apr 10, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Teen Area
In honor of National Poetry Month and BCPL?s Teen Poetry Contest, we are meeting every Monday in April to give teens a space to write, share, and get feedback on their poems.

Mon, Apr 10, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Columbus - Red Room
Monthly meeting of the Bartholomew County Public Library Board. Open to all.

Mon, Apr 10, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join us at the library for an evening storytime!

Tue, Apr 11, 9:15am - 9:45am
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join us at the library for Toddler Time!

Tue, Apr 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join us at the library for Toddler Time!

Tue, Apr 11, 11:00am - 11:30am
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join us at the library for Storytime!

Tue, Apr 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Battle your friends using Peeps and a microwave!

Tue, Apr 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus
Blackwell Park Fun with phenology! 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.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 11, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Columbus
Make a sweet and simple stuffed bunny or chick Shelly will show you how to upcycle an old sock into a cute spring decoration.

Tue, Apr 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
New venue Columbus - Zoom 2,Main Level Meeting Room
Creating raised bed for growing vegetables can be inexpensive and enjoyable.

Tue, Apr 11, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Columbus - Story Time Room
Bring the Family to watch Shrek, and build some fairytale creations! Legos out, lights up! This month, feel free to bring snacks!

Wed, Apr 12, 11:00am - 11:30am
Donner Park - Playground Shelter
Join us outside at Donner Park at the covered shelter next to the playground.

Wed, Apr 12, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Teen Area
This month, Watch-It Wednesday will feature adaptations of Shakespeare plays in honor of the month of William Shakespeare?s birth and death.

Thu, Apr 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
This relaxed program is a baby-friendly introduction to storytime.

Thu, Apr 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
This relaxed program is a baby-friendly introduction to storytime.

Thu, Apr 13, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join us at the library for Storytime!

Thu, Apr 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Non-Library Location (See description)
Mill Race Park Catch Pokemon, battle, and trade with fellow teens and library staff in Columbus parks.

Thu, Apr 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Main Level Alcoves
Stop by after school and join us for some laid-back fun as we play our way through our collection of board, card, and dice games. Game selection may vary.

Thu, Apr 13, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
American Sign language practice group. All skill levels are welcome.

Fri, Apr 14, 10:30am - 12:30pm
New venue Columbus - Red Room,Main Level Meeting Room
Watch a movie with us in a sensory-friendly environment. Lights will remain on, and the sound will be turned down to a reasonable level. This month's movie will be Raya and the Last Dragon(PG).

Fri, Apr 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hope - Hope Branch Library
Come to Hope Branch Library on Fridays from 2-3PM to get items notarized by staff member notary Jennifer Pardue. Please have photo ID.

Fri, Apr 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Main Level Alcoves
Come join library staff to learn and practice the basics of both crocheting and knitting. Beginners welcome, no experience needed! Materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own!

Fri, Apr 14, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
New venue Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Complete a job for Queen Imreera Hethkantan and she will reward you handsomely. Create a level 5, fifth edition character prior to the game or use a pre-created character.

Sat, Apr 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus - Library Plaza
Visit Goats and learn about our local animal sanctuary!

Sat, Apr 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
New venue Columbus - Main Level Alcoves
All skill levels welcome! Come play a few games with local chess club members in a laid back atmosphere, study theory, break down tactics and traps, or learn how the pieces move.

Mon, Apr 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Columbus - Conference Room
Join us for a one-hour session with certified yoga and chair yoga instructor. These sessions are great for beginners and those who want to focus on gentle practice.

Mon, Apr 17, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Learn to play the Pokemon Trading Card Game (TCG)!

Mon, Apr 17, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Teen Area
In honor of National Poetry Month and BCPL?s Teen Poetry Contest, we are meeting every Monday in April to give teens a space to write, share, and get feedback on their poems.

Mon, Apr 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Card collectors, trainers, gamers, and fans are all welcome to join as we learn and talk about all things Pokemon!

Mon, Apr 17, 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Columbus - Main Level Alcoves
Share your love of photography and learn about different photography.

Mon, Apr 17, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join us at the library for an evening storytime!

Tue, Apr 18, 9:15am - 9:45am
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join us at the library for Toddler Time!

Tue, Apr 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join us at the library for Toddler Time!

Tue, Apr 18, 11:00am - 11:30am
New venue Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join us at the library for Storytime!

Tue, Apr 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Columbus - Main Level Alcoves
Hey homeschoolers! Come hang out at the library, make some friends and learn something new! This month we are celebrating National Poetry Month!

Tue, Apr 18, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Make original 3D-printed creations with the library?s new 3D printing pens!

Tue, Apr 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hope Branch Library
Card collectors, trainers, gamers, and fans are all welcome to join as we learn and talk about all things Pokemon!

Wed, Apr 19, 11:00am - 11:30am
Donner Park - Playground Shelter
Join us outside at Donner Park at the covered shelter next to the playground.

Wed, Apr 19, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Teen Area
This month, Watch-It Wednesday will feature adaptations of Shakespeare plays in honor of the month of William Shakespeare?s birth and death.

Wed, Apr 19, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - My new room
Practice crochet while watching today?s movie. All levels of crochet welcome, including beginners.

Thu, Apr 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
New venue Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Little ones aged 2-5 are invited to Sing & Play with Allie Jean! Registration is required.

Thu, Apr 20, 12:00pm - 12:40pm
New venue Columbus - Main Level Alcoves
A reading group like no other. Bring your lunch and join us as we explore our love of reading by sharing stories and poems aloud. Share your thoughts, memories, and views with our friendly group.

Thu, Apr 20, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join us at the library for Storytime!

Thu, Apr 20, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Non-Library Location (See description)
Clifty Park Enjoy assorted yard games from BCPL?s Library of Things in different Columbus parks. Games include ladder toss, croquet, Bocce ball, and more!

Thu, Apr 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Main Level Alcoves
Stop by after school and join us for some laid-back fun as we play our way through our collection of board, card, and dice games. Game selection may vary.

Thu, Apr 20, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join Columbus Indiana ACCUEIL for a storytime in French!

Thu, Apr 20, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Columbus - Conference Room
American Sign language practice group. All skill levels are welcome.

Fri, Apr 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Columbus - Red Room
Join music therapist Valerie Jones as she guides the group through well-known songs with gentle movement and participation.

Fri, Apr 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hope - Hope Branch Library
Come to Hope Branch Library on Fridays from 2-3PM to get items notarized by staff member notary Jennifer Pardue. Please have photo ID.

Sat, Apr 22, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Do you enjoy cooking? Join us for an in-person session of Kids' Kitchen! Registration is required to attend. We will be making cheesecake filled strawberries! All ingredients provided.

Sat, Apr 22, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Columbus - Red Room
This Progressive Preservation Talk Series will feature a talk and tour with Daniel Ostroff, Head of Acquisitions and Research at the Eames Institute and Louis Joyner, Architect and Preservationist.
Register

Mon, Apr 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
New venue Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join us for a one-hour session with certified yoga and chair yoga instructor. These sessions are great for beginners and those who want to focus on gentle practice.

Mon, Apr 24, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - My new room
In honor of National Poetry Month and BCPL?s Teen Poetry Contest, we are meeting every Monday in April to give teens a space to write, share, and get feedback on their poems.

Mon, Apr 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Discuss summer and fall program ideas with Christina. Snacks provided.

Mon, Apr 24, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Columbus - Non-Library Location (See description)
Choose any YA novel in verse to read in celebration of National Poetry Month. Come prepared to share with the group what you read. We?ll meet up at Papa?s Grill.

Mon, Apr 24, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join us at the library for an evening storytime!

Tue, Apr 25, 9:15am - 9:45am
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join us at the library for Toddler Time!

Tue, Apr 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join us at the library for Toddler Time!

Tue, Apr 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join us at the library for Storytime!

Tue, Apr 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join Amanda Cox, Leadership Development and Wellness Coach, for a discussion on how to enhance your boundaries to work smarter, not harder, while still developing the business that works for YOU.

Tue, Apr 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Non-Library Location (See description)
Mill Race Park Geocaching is an outdoor treasure hunting adventure that uses GPS. Learn to find these treasures in Columbus parks.

Tue, Apr 25, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Columbus - Red Room,Zoom 2
Join library staff members Shelly and Maria for a book discussion of The Sun Does Shine by Anthony Ray Hinton.

Tue, Apr 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Columbus - Conference Room
Just how big can you make a marshmallow peep? Can you remove writing from candy? Answer these questions and more with candy science!

Wed, Apr 26, 9:30am - 10:30am
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
This book group is designed for readers and non-readers. Participants can enjoy stories and be guided through discussion and activities related to the reading.

Wed, Apr 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
Donner Park - Playground Shelter
Join us outside at Donner Park at the covered shelter next to the playground.

Wed, Apr 26, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Columbus - Teen Area
This month, Watch-It Wednesday will feature adaptations of Shakespeare plays in honor of the month of William Shakespeare?s birth and death.

Thu, Apr 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
This relaxed program is a baby-friendly introduction to storytime.

Thu, Apr 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
This relaxed program is a baby-friendly introduction to storytime.

Thu, Apr 27, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Join us at the library for Storytime!

Thu, Apr 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Non-Library Location (See description)
Donner Park Catch pokemon, battle, and trade with fellow teens and library staff in Columbus parks.

Thu, Apr 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Main Level Alcoves
Stop by after school and join us for some laid-back fun as we play our way through our collection of board, card, and dice games. Game selection may vary.

Thu, Apr 27, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
New venue Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
American Sign language practice group. All skill levels are welcome.

Thu, Apr 27, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Columbus - Non-Library Location (See description)
Join us for an exhilarating conversation with New York Times bestselling author about his newest book Fox Creek.
Register

Fri, Apr 28, 11:00am - 11:45am
Columbus - Library Plaza
Come play on the plaza!

Fri, Apr 28, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Columbus - Main Level Meeting Room
Drumming

Fri, Apr 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hope - Hope Branch Library
Come to Hope Branch Library on Fridays from 2-3PM to get items notarized by staff member notary Jennifer Pardue. Please have photo ID.

Fri, Apr 28, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Columbus - Teen Area
Design your own air plant holder and leave with your very own air plant!