Harrison County Public Library

Harrison County Public Library

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Adult Programs

  • Classes open to individuals age 16 & up. To register, please send an email to cward@hcpl.lib.in.us.
  • Include the your name, class and date you would like to attend.

PLEASE REGISTER FOR CLASSES AT LEAST TWO DAYS BEFORE THE CLASS DATE.

September | October


(M) Main Branch | (L) Lanesville Branch | (P) Palmyra Branch | (E) Elizabeth Branch | (G) Genealogy




September 2019

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

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2

Libraries closed in observance of Labor Day

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Stitches in Time (M) 12:30pm

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5

Sit and Stitch (L) 2pm

Classic Book Club (M) 7pm

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7

Family Tree Saplings (G) 10am

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9

Craft Circle (P) 11am

Just Craftin' Around (M) 12pm

Sew Crafty (E) 6:30pm

Scrapbooking (L) 6pm

10

Stitches in Time (M) 12:30pm

Shakespeare Book Club (M) 4:45pm

 

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12

Sit and Stitch (L) 2pm

Creative Cards (P) 11am

Paint at Pal (P) 6pm

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14

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16

Craft Circle (P) 11am

Just Craftin' Around (M) 12pm

Sew Crafty (E) 6:30pm

Christian Fiction Book Club (L) 6:30pm

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Stitches in Time (M) 12:30pm

Mystery Book Club (L) 2:30pm

Cooking with Class (L) 6pm

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Quills and Quibbles (L) 6pm

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Sit and Stitch (L) 2pm

Creative Cards (L) 6pm

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Anything Goes Craft Day (L) 2pm

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Craft Circle (P) 11am

Just Craftin' Around (M) 12pm

Family Tree Saplings 3 (E) 6pm

Sew Crafty (E) 6:30pm

Interior Decorating Class (L) 6pm

24

Stitches in Time (M) 12:30pm

KentJava Program 6pm (at KentJava)

Palmyra Book Club (P) 6pm

25

The Art of Paper Quilling

(L) 6:30pm

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Sit and Stitch (L) 2pm

Personal Journaling (L) 6:30pm

Paint at Pal (P) 6pm

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October 2019

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

 

 

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Stitches in Time (M) 12:30pm

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3

Sit and Stitch (L) 2pm

Paint at Pal (P) 6pm

Classic Book Club (M) 7pm

 

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5

Helping Hands (P) 2pm

6

7

Craft Circle (P) 11am

Sew Crafty (E) 6:30pm

8

Stitches in time (M) 12:30pm

Shakespeare (M) 4:45pm

Cooking Decorating Class (E) 6pm

9

10

Sit and Stitch (L)

Paint at Pal (P) 6pm

11

12

Helping Hands (P) 2pm

13

14

Closed for Staff Education Day

15

Stitches in Time (M) 12:30pm

Mystery Book Club (L) 2:30pm

Cooking With Class (L) 6pm

16

Quills and Quibbles (M) 6pm

17

Sit and Stitch (L) 2pm

Paint at Pal (P) 6pm

Creative Cards (L) 6pm

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19

Friend's Book Sale at Arlston 9am - 3pm

Make a Fall Decoration (L) 10am

Helping Hands (P) 2pm

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21

Craft Circle (P) 11am

Just Craftin' Around (M) 12pm

Scrapbooking Class (L) 6pm

The Worth of Royal Heroes (P) 6pm

Sew Crafty (E) 6:30pm

22

Stitches in Time (M) 12:30pm

Cookie Decorating (M) 6pm

Palmyra Book Club (P) 6:30pm

History Book Club (M) 7pm

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The Art of Paper Quilling (L) 6pm

24

Sit and Stitch (L) 2pm

Paint at Pal (P) 6pm

Personal Journaling (L) 6:30pm

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26

Virtual Driving Tour of Harrison County (G) 10am

Helping Hands (P) 2pm

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28

Craft Circle (P) 11am

Just Craftin' Around (M) 12pm

Sew Crafty (E) 6:30pm

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Stitches in Time (M) 12:30pm

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Sit and Stitch (L) 2pm

 

 

 

 


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Anything Goes Craft Day: Meet new people and work on any craft projects that you may have. FREE

 

The Art of Paper Quilling: Learn how to use strips of paper to make works of art. FREE | To register, call 812-952-3759

 

Author Book Signing: Meet with author Doug Ziedler and purchase one of his books (or bring your own!) and receive his autograph. FREE



Basic Guide to Essential Oils: Get the most out of essential oils by attending this class! Instructor Sara Briscoe from Young Living will demonstrate best uses and will answer any questions. FREE | To register, call 812-952-3759



Cooking With Class: Learn how to use an Air Fryer and sample some tasty food! Please call the Lanesville Branch (812-952-3759) to register. FREE


Craft Circle: Bring your current crafting project or start something new! All skill levels are welcomed. Work at your own pace and enjoy the company of other crafters. FREE

 

Creative Cards Class: Come learn how to make homemade cards. In this class you will complete three cards to take home. COST: $5.00 (Register at 812-952-3759)

 

Cookie Decorating Class: In this class you will learn how to decorate Halloween themed cookies with instructor Mary Kulwicki. COST:$12.00 - Which can be paid at any of our branches at the time of registration.

 

DIY Spring Cleaning with Essential Oils: Sara Briscoe from Young Living will demonstrate how to make a bathroom scrub and an all-purpose cleaner using essential oils. COST: $5.00, due at registration



Essential Oils Class: Learn how to live a life of wellness using essential oils and other natural products. FREE

Family Tree Saplings: Interested in finding out your family history but don't know where or how to begin? Join Harrison County genealogist Lynne Keasling and HCPL Genealogy Department Head Kathy Fisher to learn tips and basics of starting your genealogy and growing your family tree. COST: FREE (Register at 812-738-5412 or send an email to genealogy@hcpl.lib.in.us) LIMIT OF 10 PARTICIPANTS

 


"First Families" Workshop: This joint program between HCPL and the Southern Indiana Genealogical Society will provide an overview of the "First Families" project and suggest strategies for anyone wanting to learn more about researching direct descendants from a settler living in Floyd, Harrison or Clark Counties prior to December 31, 1840. FREE | To register, call 812-738-5412 or send an email to genealogy@hcpl.lib.in.us

Fly Your Flag (Properly)!: Learn about some history, common uses, and missteps, of displaying the Red, White, and Blue. Participants may bring old, tattered American flags that are ready to be retired. (Hosted and Sponsered by FPGC/HCPL) For information on registering please contact the Genealogy Library at 812-738-5412 or by email at: genealogy@hcpl.lib.in.us. Building NOT ADA compliant. Program will be repeated at Library branches at later dates. LIMIT OF 10 PARTICIPANTS

 

First Families Workshop: Joint program with HCPL and Southern Indiana Genealogical Society will provide an overview of the "First Families" project and suggest strategies for anyone wanting to learn more about researching direct descent from a settler living in Floyd, Harrison or Clark Counties prior to Dec. 31, 1840. COST:FREE (Register at 812-738-5412 (FPGC), send an email togenealogy@hcpl.lib.in.us, or register in person the Elizabeth branch for the March session. LIMIT OF 20 PARTICIPANTS


The Genealogy and Local History Explorers Club: Learn more about the collection available at the Frederick Porter Griffin Center for Local History and Genealogy.  (Hosted and Sponsored by FPGC/HCPL). Register by contacting the Genealogy Library at genealogy@hcpl.lib.in.us or 812.738.5412 


Just Craftin' Around: Join us in meeting new people and working on any craft projects that you might have. FREE


Matters of Grave Importance: Hear Mary Eve from the Harrison County Cemetery Restoration Team discuss methods for cleaning and repairing tombstones, and learn about researching Cemeteries... and maybe witness a few surprises.  (Hosted and Sponsored by FPGC/HCPL) Register in person at the Lanesville Branch, or by contacting the Genealogy Library at genealogy@hcpl.lib.in.us or 812.738.5412.   Limit of 20 participants.

 

Personal Journaling: Meet some new people and learn some useful journaling tips; you will also be given a suggested topic on which to journal. Don't forget to bring a journal with you! (Register by calling 812-952-3759) FREE


Quills and Quibble Writers' Group: Come join others who are interested in writing and get help and opinions from each other. FREE

Sit and Stitch Class: Come and join others who love to sit and stitch. Bring a current project or start something new. Work at your own pace and enjoy the company of others.

 

The Worth of Royal Heroes: The Southern Indiana Grand Army of the Republic: Hear military history enthusiast Michael Peake speak about the nine G.A.R. posts that were in Harrison County. He will also provide an overview of the dozens of other posts within five neighboring counties, and discuss several key Civil War personalities of the region. To register, call 812-738-5412 or send an email to genealogy@hcpl.lib.in.us. Limit of 10 participants. Building is not ADA compliant.

 

 

BOOK CLUBS:

Classic Book Club: Reading: Lorna Doone by R. Blackmoore

Mystery Book Club: Reading: Double Blind by I. Johanson

Shakespeare Book Club: Discussing - Merchant of Venice and different actors

Christian Book Club: Reading: Beside Still Waters by T. Goyer

 

Other Information:

Friends of the Library Meeting: Come to meet other members and be a part of the Friends of the Library.


The Book Box: Visit the Friends of the Library store, located in the library's parking lot on the corner of Oak & Chestnut Streets. Here you can buy books, magazines and movies--and all of the proceeds go directly to purchasing items for your library.


Friends of the Library: Become a member and be a part of our library community! Your time makes a difference, and your services are needed. Friends of the Library brochures are available at the Main library, or stop by a meeting!


M = Main

L = Lanesville

P = Palmyra

E = Elizabeth

G = Genealogy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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