Main Library Adult Program

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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Veteran's Book Club

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

No Registration Required
Contact: 
Elizabeth Gray
Contact Number: 
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

No Registration Required
Contact: 
Elizabeth Gray
Contact Number: 
812-349-3228

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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.

No Registration Required
Presenter: 
Brandon Rome

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Ask Granny

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Get a start on preserving your family history. This fun workshop gives you the tools to record your memories on paper and pass them on to your grandchildren. Families welcome.

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Books Plus Book Discussion

Sunday, October 5, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
All are welcome to this monthly book discussion. Join the conversation or simply come to listen. Drop in.

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Beginning Genealogy

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Get started tracing your genealogy and family history. Indiana Room librarian Luann Dillon discusses where to start, how to organize what you find, and gives an overview of resources, both online and off.

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