April 2024 Newsletter

Carnegie Public Library Newsletter April 2024 Adult Events Plant Swap Saturday, April 20 | 10:00 am- 2:00 pm Location: Adult Department Gardeners and plant lovers are invited to join us for our Plant Swap! Bring any extra seedlings, seeds, divided perennials, houseplants, and volunteers you want to share and find something new to add to your own garden! Crochet for Adults Saturday, April 20 | 11:00 am Location: Adult Department Beginner and experienced crocheters are welcome to join our monthly crochet program! Crafternoon Saturday, April 6 | 11:00 am Location: Adult Department Bring your own craft project to work on while mingling with other local crafters! Some craft supplies, including our sewing machine, will be available for use during Crafternoon. Tech Help Drop-in Sessions Tuesday, April 9 | 10:00- 11:00 am Tuesday, April 23 | 10:00- 11:00 am Location: Adult Department Ready to get started with eBooks and audiobooks? Drop-in to either of these Tech Help sessions for one-on-one help using the Library’s digital reading apps, Libby and Hoopla. Bring Your Own Book Club Saturday, April 13 | 11:00 am Location: Adult Department Always wanted to join a book club but couldn’t commit or tired of assigned reads? This casual book club is for you! This is a book club with a twist, readers are invited to discuss books, old and new, and share recommendations. Unlike most book clubs where everyone reads the same thing, at B.Y.O.B. you pick the titles you want to read. Hours Monday - Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Contact us www.cplwcho.org (740) 335-2540 Follow us Website Calendar: cplwcho.org/calendar Facebook: facebook.com/cplwcho Instagram: instagram.com/cplwcho Youtube: youtube.com/@cplwcho Closings Solar Eclipse: Monday, April 8

TUESDAYS THURSDAYS Homeschool Library Day Wednesdays | 1:00 pm Ages 12 & under Our weekly homeschooling series! Join other homeschool families as we craft, build, play, and learn. Something new each week! Uke Club Tuesday, April 2 | 5:00 pm Ages 8 & up We're getting the band back together! All skill levels welcome to this entry-level program. Bring your own Uke or borrow one of ours. Drop Everything and Read (D.E.A.R.) Day Friday, April 12 | All Day Kids of all ages and families Beverly Cleary created this holiday in her book, “Ramona Quimby, Age 8”. Feel free to join us at the library to help keep our two reading rocking chairs occupied all day. On their own, families can participate by setting aside 30 minutes to read at home. Crochet with Flora Saturday, April 13 | 11:00 am Ages 7-12 Kids Teaching Kids! Crochet with Flora is a casual crochet club for kids. Beginners and experienced crafters are welcome! Lego Robot Club Tuesday, April 16 | 4:30 pm Ages 7-12 We're working with Lego motors, Lego Boost, and Mindstorms to see what robots we can design! Garden Trellis Building Saturday, April 20 | 10:00 am- 2:00 pm Ages 8-14 Volunteer to help construct new trellises for the garden. We will screw and bolt and construct and maybe dig a little to get the children's garden ready for planting! Hello, Friends! 11:00 am Location: Library Meeting Room Ages 5 & Under Children & Teen Events Weekly Story Times Reading Challenges Bonnie's Books 11:00 am Location: Jeffersonville United Methodist Church 13 E High St, Jeffersonville Ages 5 & Under Genre Challenge cplwcho.beanstack.org Challenge yourself to read beyond what you can imagine! Stretch your reading skills and explore new genres, or specific types of books. Expanding what you read can strengthen your reading comprehension and spark your imagination! Log your reading to earn badges. Children, teens, and adults can all participate in the Genre Challenge, and everyone registered for this challenge will be entered into drawings to win prizes at the end of April. Get started today on the web by visiting our Beanstack site at cplwcho.beanstack.org, or by downloading the Beanstack app to your phone or device!