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Monday, September 20, 2021

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Spencer County is RED (per advisory level) 9.15.2021.  Updated on Wednesdays at 12:00 p.m.   Masks are Highly Recommended.

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Employment Opportunity:  Click here:  Youth Services Librarian

 

TWEEN PROGRAM HEADER

Calendar of Events

Adults

Teens

Children

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Adult Resources

Teen Resources 

Tween Resources

Children's Resources

Discover free programs throughout the year for tweens ages 3rd-5th grade. Check the calendar of events for details on STEM activities, movies, and much more! If you have questions, please call 812-937-7170 or email our youth librarian, Abby Galyan 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 tweens. Children can get help with their homework or take part in summer learning programs.  We also offer homeschool help and resources for parents, caregivers and teachers in their work with children. There are always new ways for tweens and their families to stay engaged! 

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

Our tween collection includes materials for ages 3rd - 5th grade including chapter books, fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, audiobooks, Playaways, Wonderbooks, DVDs, and book kits. We also have an extensive eLibrary collection! To learn more about how we choose materials, see our Collection Development Policy.

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All in-person programming has been canceled for September due to COVID restrictions per the library board

PROGRAMS: If our county is in RED or ORANGE, ALL in-person programs will be canceled and will operate virtually. If our county is in YELLOW or BLUE, all programs can resume as in person. 

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Tween Craft Bags:  Tweens will have craft bags available to pick up to do at home. Ms. Abby will have an informational how to video posted on Facebook on Mondays at 10:00 a.m. These will be available at both branches.

Week 2 (Sept 13-17): Building Discs
Week 3 (Sept 20-24): Origami Fidget
Week 4 (Sept 27-Oct 1): Paper Mache Bowls

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Virtual via Facebook Homeschool Happenings (all ages)
September 20 & October 18 from 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Monday, September 20 at 1:00 p.m. (2-18 yrs) This event will be posted to our Facebook page. Ms. Abby will have an activity for the kids and she will be available for the parents to help find books and resources for their lessons at home. All ages welcome. 

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Chrisney: StoryWalk® 
This is for all ages. Stroll the 1/2-mile walk between the Chrisney Branch and Chrisney Elementary. Who doesn't love getting exercise while reading a funny story along the way. Enjoyable for the entire family. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy under our solar paneled pavilion.

Books by Month on the StoryWalk® :
September: "Duck on a Tractor" by David Shannon 

 

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Dale: Karen Moran Memorial StoryWalk® 

This activity is for readers of all ages. Take a walk around the Dale Branch starting at the back patio near the Dale Community Center. On Monday, April 23, 2018 Lincoln Heritage Public Library dedicated an outdoor story walk with a ribbon cutting in memory of former library director, Karen Moran, who passed away in 2017. Karen served as the library director from 1997-2008. The inaugural story was Karen's favorite book "Heidi".

Books by Month on the StoryWalk® :
September: "Tractor Mac: Parade's Best" by Billy Steers

 WOWBRARY PEN PAL CLUB

LHPL Pen Pal Club
Join our LHPL Pen Pal Club for our local Homebound & Nursing Home Residents. For ages 7 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.