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Thursday, April 15, 2021

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Discover free programs throughout the year for adults 18 years and older. Check the calendar of events for details on adult learning activities, book bingo, book club, crafting, movies, DIY yoga, guest speakers and much more! If you have questions, please call 812-937-7170 or email our adult programmer, Angie Hall at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Although our programs are appropriate for all ages, some are especially helpful for older adults. Whether you are learning a new technology, researching your family tree, or exploring a creative hobby, we have something for you. 

Libraries today offer much more than books, movies, and quiet spaces! Literacy, adventure, and exploration are built into our adult programs, so you can enjoy the Library in new and exciting ways as everyone reads, learns, connects, and creates!

Our adult collection includes materials for ages 18 years and older including fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, audiobooks, playaways, western section, christian fiction, large print, large print christian fiction, magazines,and DVDs. Be sure to stop by our Indiana Room for your family tree exploration. We also have an extensive eLibrary  collection! To learn more about how we choose materials, see our Collection Development Policy.

Some in-person adult programs will resume in May. Masks are highly recommended. Limit 8 participants per class.  Registration required.  Please take the adult survey and return to the library.

Dale: Friends Spring Used Book Sale 

Starting Thursday, April 15th- Saturday, April 24 during library hours the Undergrounds Book Store, as well as, the Children's Book Nook, and the Adult Book Nook located in the basement of the Dale Branch will be open for your browsing. Youth under 14 years of age must have parent with them at all times in the basement.​  The Spring Used Book Sale offers a vast collection of both books and audiovisuals. The continuously changing stock has most genres of fiction, non-fiction, and audio-visuals. ​

Hardcover books $1.00; trade paperbacks are $.50; mass market paperbacks .50 cents; Magazines .25 or 5/$1.00; CD's 2/$1.00; CD boxed sets $1.00; DVD's $3.00;  Audio-books $3.00; FREE VHS tapes; Children's Hardbacks $1.00 or 6 for $5.00; Children's paperback $.50 or five/$2.00; puzzles $3.00; Cash or check (checks made out to the Dale Friends of LHPL). ​Operated by the Dale Friends of the Lincoln Heritage Public Library volunteers, proceeds from book sales benefit all library programs and related events at the Dale Branch.  ​

recipe club Chrisney: Recipe Club For Families

Recipes & at least one ingredient for a family of 4. Drop by the Chrisney Branch at anytime to pick up your recipes and ingredient. You must register for this program. Limited amount available, please only one per family.

April 19: Garden Party
May 3: Cinco de Mayo
May 17: Down on the Ranch

Chrisney: Adult Crafting Under the Pavilion

Be sure to register for this fun craft on Thursday, May 27th from 5:00-6:00 p.m.. Ms. Litha will be outside where you will create a really cool pounded flower bag. Please bring a hammer. The remaining supplies will be provided by the Chrisney Friends. Limited to of 10 participants.  This program is reserved for adults 18 years and up. Masks are highly recommended.

Grab n go adult crafts Adult Grab & Go Crafts

(instructions included, some materials provided). One bag per family, available at both branches, call today 812.937.7170 to reserve yours. With Adult In-Person Programming resuming adult grab & go crafts will end on May 1st.  Thanks to all who participated.

April 12-17: Fabric Covered Jars
April 19-24: Kitchen Window Parsley
April 26-May 1: Plantable Seed Paper
Join Angie on the 1st Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. for In-Person Creative Crafting.  Limited to 8 participants, masks are highly recommended, registration is required.
May 3: Turn a Book into a Treasure Box

techcomputer help

Dale: Computer & Tech Help
Mondays & Fridays from 2:00-5:00 p.m. Call 812-937-7170 to schedule an appointment (preferred). 
She can assist you with: setting up an email account; using OverDrive (downloadable books); Word and Excel program basics; filling out online job applications; using a flash drive; sending an email attachment; using the Evergreen library catalog; simply finding information online; assistance with your mobile phones; downloading audio/eBooks on your devices.

We cannot assist with ANY requests involving private personal information, such as SSNs, banking information, insurance forms, taxes, financial information, or passwords, for your safety and personal security, as well as to protect the library and its staff.

youtube yoga Dale: YouTube Yoga with Stacie
Namaste! Yoga at the Library is back! Join Stacie on Wednesday mornings STARTING on May 6 from 10:00-10:30 a.m. for YouTube Yoga. Stacie will be supervising the group while watching a YouTube lead yoga class.  This class will lead participants in yoga poses to create a mind-body connection and improve strength, flexibility, and balance.  Each session will last for a half hour and will be suited to all skill levels. Held in the Hoosier Room in the library basement.  
Registration is required, masks are highly recommended and a waiver of liability form must be filled out prior to participation.  Please be sure to wear comfortable clothes, bring your own yoga mat, towel, water bottle (you can fill it using our new touchless water bottle filler upstairs), yoga blocks and any other items you may want to use.

LHPL Pen Pal Club
Join our LHPL Pen Pal Club for our local Homebound & Nursing Home Residents. For ages 5 yrs. & up Simply request an application and we will match you with a pen pal. You can write your letters at the library or at home. Simply sharing a handwritten note, a funny story or your favorite poem, you can make a senior feel connected with their community and overcome any feeling of loneliness they may be experiencing.  Registration forms, letter templates and free envelopes are available at LHPL.  To register, please email Justine Thomas at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Your message or hand-written note is a simple gesture that can go a long way and will make a Senior’s day. We will mail them. So, no cost to you.

blood drive

Dale: American Red Cross Blood Drive
Tuesday, April 20 from 2:30-6:30 p.m.  Give the gift of life, donate blood today, for someone tomorrow.

Registration required. Masks are mandatory.

Homebound Delivery
A delivery program for our patrons who are homebound or in a nursing facility in Northern Spencer County. This is a free service. Justine Thomas is our homebound coordinator and she will be happy to deliver your library materials at an arranged time. Because Library items can be checked out for 3 weeks, she generally makes deliveries every three weeks. Deliveries are usually made on Friday afternoons. To learn more about the homebound service or to sign-up, call Justine at the Lincoln Heritage Public Library at 812-937-7170.
bloomin bag Chrisney: "Bloomin' Bag of Fun": Week of April 19-23
In honor of Earth Day, patrons will receive a "Bloomin' Bag of Fun" when they checkout library materials during the week of April 19-23. One per patron for the week. Quantities limited!
taking it outside Chrisney: Taking it Outside
Thursday, April 22nd: "Make your own Seed Paper"
Watch for Ms. Litha’s post on Facebook in the afternoon.
FAMILY CRAFTING Chrisney: Family Crafting Under the Pavilion
Join Ms. Litha each Monday in May for free creating time or follow the craft of the week from 3:15-4:15 p.m.  All supplies are provided. Registration is not required, everyone welcome. All ages.  May 3rd: Cinco de Mayo wind chimes; May 10th: Catch the Sun; May 17th: Bubbles of Fun; May 24th: Remembrance Poppies.
spring coloring contest for program pages Both Branches: Spring Coloring Contest:  April 1st-April 30th:  All Ages (Birth-Adult) 
All library patrons of any age can pick up a coloring contest paper at either library to color at home.  Please return all coloring pages to either library to be entered into the contest.  Enjoy and have fun!

Chrisney: Thursday Evening Family Walk on our StoryWalk® 
5:00 p.m. for all ages. Enjoy the 1/2-mile walk. Get some exercise while reading a funny story along the way. Enjoyable for the entire family.
April: "April Foolishness" by Teresa Bateman

May: "Can I Be Your Dog?" by Troy Cummings  

Dale: Adult Manic Monday
This program will be held on the 4th Monday each month at the Dale Branch from 6:30-7:30 p.m. CST and will host a guest speaker (or extra craft or book bingo if no speaker). Limited to 8 adults 18 years and up. Registration is required. All materials will be provided. Masks are highly recommended.

Monday, May 24th: Lincoln Hills Insurance guest speaker

Dale: Book Bingo
Join Angie on the 2nd Monday each month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. CST for many rounds of Book Bingo. Bingo and win free books from the Undergrounds Bookstore or other book related prizes. Limited to 8 adults ages 18 years and older. Masks are highly recommended for all participants. Registration is required.

May 10th; June 14th; July 12th; August 9th; September 13th; October 11th; November 8th; December 13th

Dale: Creative Crafting Monday

Angie has some really neat crafts for you to create on the 1st Monday each month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. CST. All materials will be provided unless otherwise noted. Limited to 8 adults ages 18 years and older. Masks are highly recommended for all participants. Registration is required.

May 3rd; June 7th; July 5th CLOSED; August 2nd; August 30th; September 6th CLOSED; October 4th; November 8th; November 29th

Chrisney: Spring Book Sale: May 10th - 24th during library hours

Hardcover books $1.00; aperbacks are $.50; Magazines .25 or 5/$1.00; DVD's & puzzles cheap; Children's Hardbacks $1.00 or 6 for $5.00; Children's paperback $.50 or five/$2.00; Cash or check (checks made out to the Chrisney Friends of LHPL). ​Operated by the Chrisney Friends of the Lincoln Heritage Public Library volunteers, proceeds from book sales benefit all library programs and related events at the Chrisney Branch.  

Dale: Adult Game Night

Mark your calendar for the 3rd Monday of even months from 6:30-7:30 p.m. CST for a fun night of games. This event will be held in the library basement. Limited to 8 adults ages 18 years and older. Masks are highly recommended for all participants. Registration is required.

June 21st;  August 16th; October 18th; December 20th

Dale: Adult Health & Fitness

Angie has a terrific Health & Fitness program planned on the 3rd Monday of odd months from 6:30-7:30 p.m. CST. Guest speakers along with Angie will be presenting great ways to stay fit and eat healthy. Limited to 8 adults ages 18 years and older. Masks are highly recommended for all participants. Registration is required.

May 17th: Superfoods: Grow your own microgreens (supplies will be provided); July 19th; September 20th; November 15th

Dale: Friends Silent Book Auction
The Dale Friends of Lincoln Heritage Public Library are offering an opportunity to shop at the library for gifts. Silent book auction items will be displayed at the Dale Branch near the circulation desk. Bids are made in increments of no less than $.50 and accepted until noon on the last Friday of the month. You may place a bid in person OR by calling the library at 812.937.7170.
Starting Bid - $3.00 The last date to place a bid is 12:00 noon on Friday, April 30
"Disney: A Wrinkle in Time" by Madeleine L'Engle
"Boom! Talking about the Sixties" by Tom Brokaw
"Astrophysics for People in a Hurry" by Neil DeGrasse Tyson
"Gray Mountain" by John Grisham
"Betty Crocker's 40th Anniversary Cookbook"