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Monday, February 06, 2023

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TEEN PROGRAMSDiscover free programs throughout the year for teens in 6th-12th grade. Check the calendar of events for details on STEM activities, movies, crafts, summer reading, and much more! If you have questions, please call Shannon Werne, youth librarian, at 812-937-7170 or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We have many free programs, events, and services for teens. They can get help with their homework or participate in summer learning programs. We also offer homeschool help and resources for parents, caregivers, and teachers who work with teens. There are always new ways for teens and their families to stay engaged! 

Libraries today offer much more than books, movies, and quiet spaces! Literacy, adventure, and STEM exploration are built into our teen programs, so they can enjoy the Library in new and exciting ways as they read, learn, connect, and create!

Our teen collection includes materials for ages 6th-12th grade, including fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, audiobooks, playaways, and DVDs.  We also have an extensive eLibrary collection! To learn more about how we choose materials, see our Collection Development Policy.

tbh Dale: Teen: TBH (Teens Being Helpful):  (ages 11-18) usually the 4th Tuesday 
Monday, February 27 regular meeting at 5:00 p.m.
Monday, March 27 regular meeting at 5:00 p.m.
Monday, April 24 regular meeting at 5:00 p.m.
Lincoln Heritage Public Library is looking for Tweens/Teen Volunteers who want to be a part of a social group called Teen: TBH (Teens being Helpful). The program is meant for those who want to work together to help others with projects and various organizations.  Everything you do will be based on a point system, and you can earn prizes.  During the meetings, there will be refreshments and snacks.  For more information or to sign up, please contact Mrs. Shannon at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 812.937.7170 between 9-5 weekdays.  A sign-up sheet will be at the front desk after 5:00 p.m. throughout the week and on Saturdays. 
 
homeschool solutions
Chrisney: Homeschool Solutions: (all ages) 2nd and 4th Fridays:
1:00-1:45 p.m. February 10: STEAM; February 24: Music; March 10: TBA; March 24: TBA; April 14: TBA; April 28: TBA
Homeschooling has been becoming popular in our area. Here at LHPL, we explore different types of resources for our patrons. We provide art activities, socialization, and resource materials for our young patrons so parents can get together and talk about issues, achievements, and any other situations that may arise. This program is considered an all-age program.
homeschool solutions
Dale: Homeschool Solutions: (all ages) 1st and 3rd Fridays
10:00-10:45 a.m. February 3: STEAM; February 17: Music; March 3: TBA; March 17: TBA;  April 7: TBA; April 21: TBA;
Homeschooling has been becoming popular in our area. Here at LHPL, we explore different types of resources for our patrons. We provide art activities, socialization, and resource materials for our young patrons so parents can get together and talk about issues, achievements, and any other situations that may arise. 
RECESS
Dale: Indoor Recess (all ages):
February 2 at 5:00; February 13 at 4:00 p.m.; February 24 at 10:00 a.m. 
With it getting dark and cooler a lot earlier in the evenings, some kiddos don't get all their energy burnt up. Some even start to get CABIN FEVER :0. The Friends of Lincoln Heritage Public Library has helped us purchase Floor Scooters, Kids Jumping Balls, BoomWhackers, and even a dance, yoga machine that hooks up to the projector. We even plan to tape off a track around the Hoosier Room for children and teens to walk. Starting in January, we will offer this program three times a month at 10:00, 4:00, and 5:00. This will be an all-ages event but may be subject to change later depending on participation.
candyland
Chrisney: Take Your Child to the Library Day: Life-sized Candyland (all ages):
Friday, February 17, from 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Who hasn't played Candyland when a child? Now you can play it as a family but the catch is you are the gingerbread man. Same rules as the boardgame. Fun for all ages.
TAKE AND MAKE TEEN
Chrisney: Take & Make Tuesdays (Teens):
1st Tuesday of each month, from 3:15-4:15 p.m.  

Please email Jackie a completed picture of your project to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   By doing so, you are giving permission to post your project on social media.  No name will be associated with the picture.  Any questions or comments please reach out by calling 812-362-8471 or stopping by.    

All completed projects will be voted on at the end of the month so get your photo submitted ASAP. Someone will earn a sweet treat every month.  If you complete Feb, March & April’s projects, you will be entered in a drawing to win a $25 Amazon gift card.  

backpack special olympics websitespecial olympic website Special Olympics Young Athletes Backpack:

Lincoln Heritage Public Library was fortunate to receive three unique backpacks to get all kids outside and moving. Rainy day, no problem. There are so many activities you can do with the included items. These are for LHPL patrons and will not transmit. Please stop by and check out yours this weekend.

The Chrisney Branch has one backpack, and Dale has two bags that can be checked out for a week without renewals.
  • Each backpack contains sports equipment (1 ball, four scarves, two tennis racquets, two fun birds, four bean bags, and 1 ringed set of activity cards- as seen in the picture attached)
  • Three books in each bag from the following list:
    • "Unstuck" by Stephen Groner
    • "Say Something" by Peter H. Reynolds
    • "Do Unto Otters" by Laurie Keller
    • "Pass It On" by Sophy Henn
    • "My Brother Charlie" by Holly Robinson Peete
    • "I am Jackie Robinson (Ordinary People Change the World)" by Brad Meltzer
    • "I Like Myself" by Karen Beaumont
    • "Not Your Typical Dragon" by Dan Bar-el
    • "Giraffes Can't Dance" by Giles Andreae

silent auction

 

 

 

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 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. Monthly winners will be notified by phone. All monies brought in by the silent auction are used on Dale Programming (youth, adult, homebound).
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February Silent Auction Items: Accepted until noon on Friday, February 23, 2023 
Starting Bid - $3.00
"51 Tips for Parents of College Students" by Dr. Alan Farber
"Christmas in Harmony" by Philip Gulley
"The Dilbert Principle" by Scott Adams
"Girl, Stop Apologizing" by Rachel Hollis
"Eating Words: An Norton Anthology of Food Writing" by Sandra M. Gilbert & Robert J. Porter
  
March Silent Auction Items: Accepted until noon on Friday, March 31, 2023
Starting Bid - $3.00
"Thomas & Friends: Thomas' Sodor Celebration" DVD 
"Dear God" Set of two board books
"Fervent" by Priscilla Shirer 
"The Bully Pulpit" by Doris Kearns Goodwin
"Betty Crocker's Microwave Cookbook"
WOWBRARY PEN PAL CLUB Dale: LHPL Pen Pal Club:
Join our LHPL Pen Pal Club for our local Homebound & Nursing Home Residents. For ages 7 yrs. & up request an application, and we will match you with a pen pal. You can write your letters at the library or home. Simply sharing a handwritten note, a funny story or your favorite poem can connect a senior with their community and overcome any 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 to you. No postage is required.