Main Library Adult Program

Smart Foodies: Wear Your Chef’s Hat Without Losing Your Shirt

Monday, October 20, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Love good food, but not the price tag? You can eat like a king on a peasant's budget--if you add a little ambition to your nutrition. See how smart shopping, planning, and cooking save time and money--and taste the results yourself as professional chefs show us how it's done. Families welcome. Please note offsite location (Hoosier Hills Career Center, behind Bloomington High School North).

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Ryan Stacy
Contact Number: 
812-349-3263

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Good Night and May God Bless told by Stephanie Holman

Sunday, October 19, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Familiar words for TV watchers during the 50s and 60s, this was beloved clown and Hoosier Red Skelton's sign off. Join our very own Stephanie Holman for an amazing storytelling about Red's early years in Vincennes, IN. Holman tells the story through the eyes of three influential women in Red's early life, including his wife Edna Stillwell and the creation of their famous skit, "How to Eat a Donut". Donuts and hot drinks provided.

Professional storyteller and MCPL librarian Stephanie Holman was commissioned by Storytelling Arts of Indiana and the Indiana History Center to create this story for the series "Sharing Hoosiers History Through Story".

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Why We Don't Write and How We Can

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 | 3:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Professional genealogist and writer, Harold Henderson, will join us to talk about the need for genealogists to write to preserve their work and prove our families. Harold will tell us how to make the time and make it fun. The second hour will be a workshop on self-editing, knowing what editors are looking for and how to get published.

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College-Bound Kids: Start Saving Now!

Monday, January 12, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
One of the best New Year’s resolutions you can make is to start saving for your kids’ college education. Learn practical ways to make it fun and rewarding for the whole family. Families welcome.

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Ryan Stacy
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349-3050 x3263
Presenter: 
Ryan Stacy & Lisa Champelli

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Rent Smart: Apartment-hunting Seminar

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Plan to sign a lease this summer? Smart renters start now! We’ll cover finding a great apartment that fits your budget, evaluating leases and landlords, avoiding common rental property problems, and more. Refreshments provided.

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Ryan Stacy
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x3263
Presenter: 
Ryan Stacy

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Food Fermentation: Fun, Frugal & Fabulous!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fermented food is delicious, nutritious, and requires no special equipment. Our partners at Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard lead a hands-on fermentation activity, offer tasty samples, and send you home with your own “starter” jar of fermenting food.

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Ryan Stacy
Contact Number: 
x3263
Presenter: 
Mother Hubbard's Cupboard

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Veteran's Book Club

Monday, November 17, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Veteran's Book Club discussion.

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Elizabeth Gray
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812-349-3228

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Veteran's Book Club

Monday, October 27, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Organizational meeting for the Veteran's Book Club

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Elizabeth Gray
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Silver Screen Sundays

Sunday, November 23, 2014 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Watch classic and cult movies on the big screen. This month: Far From Heaven (2002), 107 minutes. Drop in.

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Presenter: 
Brandon Rome

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Silver Screen Sundays

Sunday, October 26, 2014 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Watch classic and cult movies on the big screen. This month's movie: The Exorcist (1973), 122 minutes. Drop in.

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Brandon Rome

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