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Upcoming Events
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Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
What will we make today? A keyring, a bookmark, a bracelet, or a ring? It could be anything because we have lots of beads. We'll supply the beads and instruction sheets, you pick the craft.
Location
Conference Room 2
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
This week's story time is all about Outdoor Fun! Join Miss Annie and we'll go outside for some play time fun!
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This week's story time will be about S is for September! Join Miss Annie today to learn about all of the months in the year!
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
*New Program* This program is open to Teens and New Adults. Feel the burn at the library. During this program we will be working out to work-out videos. Bring your friends and enjoy this fun experience. Try new work-outs that you may want to start making part of your exercise routine.
Location
Conference Room 1
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 04, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Join Miss Annie to celebrate National Library Card Sign-up Month! We'll be making a variety of book marks that everyone will be sure to love! All supplies are provided.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 04, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
What will we make tonight? A keyring, a bookmark, a bracelet, or a ring? It could be anything because we have lots of beads. We'll supply the beads and instruction sheets, you pick the craft.
Location
Conference Room 2
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 05, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
This is a beginning crochet class that will meet every Friday. You'll need to bring your own supplies. For information contact Bette Eggleston at 346-2091, ext. 1230. Registration is preferred but not required. You may register by stopping by or calling the Information Desk at 346-2091 or online at www.jenningslib.org.
Location
Conference Room 2
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 05, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join Annie and Amanda today to take a trip to Albania! We'll learn about their history, taste some of their favorite snacks, and play a game that the children of Albania love so much they play it every single day!
Location
Conference Room 1
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 06, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Would you like to create a cute family tree in honor of your grandparents? Join Sheila and Annie today, and we'll help you do just that! Bring in as much information as you can about your parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents so that we can help you find extra tidbits to put on your family tree. Information that is helpful for searching are names, dates (birth, marriage, death), and locations. Don't worry if you don't have all of the information, but bring as much as you do have and it will make filling in the blanks a little easier. All supplies will be provided.
Location
Genealogy
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 08, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Join Annie tonight to embark on a service project that will benefit not only our heroes in uniform, but their families as well. We will be contributing to Operation Write Home by creating beautiful Thanksgiving and autumn themed cards that will be sent to our soldiers currently serving overseas. Once the soldiers receive them, they will write messages to their loved ones on them and then send them home! All of this is provided to our soldiers for free, and you will be able to participate in this project for free too! All supplies are provided!
Location
Conference Room 1
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Tonight's story time will be a special service project to celebrate our men and women in uniform. The kiddos will get to make special Thanksgiving and autumn cards to send to our soldiers serving overseas. All supplies will be provided.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Guest presenter, Bill Riley is an accomplished nature photographer. He will demonstrate how anyone can improve their photography
with simple techniques that can apply to any kind of camera from a smart phone to the most sophisticated digital camera.

One of Mr. Riley's favorite subjects is wildflowers and other small plants. He will demonstrate how to make the subject of a photo stand out by using simple backgrounds such as cloth to isolate the subject. He will also demonstrate how to use simple reflectors to control the light to properly illuminate a small subject. His presentation will also discuss the proper use of flash as an aid to getting proper lighting, even in broad daylight. In addition, he will discuss what equipment is used to get close-up shots of small subjects.
All ages and skills are welcome.
Location
Conference Room 3
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Join Miss Annie today for story time where our focus will be T is for Tent! We'll make a cute craft and have fun with pretend play with tents and forts in the classroom!
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
*New Program* This program is open to Teens and New Adults. Feel the burn at the library. During this program we will be working out to work-out videos. Bring your friends and enjoy this fun experience. Try new work-outs that you may want to start making part of your exercise routine.
Location
Conference Room 1
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 12, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
This is a beginning crochet class that will meet every Friday. You'll need to bring your own supplies. For information contact Bette Eggleston at 346-2091, ext. 1230. Registration is preferred but not required. You may register by stopping by or calling the Information Desk at 346-2091 or online at www.jenningslib.org.
Location
Conference Room 2
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 12, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Ever envisioned yourself in a Coffee House listening to poetry and music? Here is your chance to live your dream! Teen Coffee House is a place to showcase your talents rather you sing,write poetry, or do stand up comedy. If you don't want to be part of the talent you can still come in and have snacks and drinks and watch other teens perform. Registration is for those that wish to perform.
Location
Teen Room
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Time
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Gamers bi-monthly meeting
Location
Conference Room 3
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Teen Library Council is a very important program. Teens meet once a month to discuss future programming and books they want in their library. Also, they will be making crafts to help spruce up the teen room. Teen library Council is a chance for Teens to have their say in what they want from their library!
Location
Teen Room
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
During this Teen Reads meeting we will be discussing Neil Gaiman's Stardust. "Hopelessly crossed in love, a boy of half-fairy parentage leaves his mundane Victorian-English village on a quest for a fallen star in the magical realm. The star proves to be an attractive woman with a hot-temper, who plunges with our hero into adventures featuring witches, the lion and the unicorn, plotting elf-lords, ships that sail the sky, magical transformations, curses whose effects rebound, binding conditions with hidden loop holes and all the rest." Snacks will be provided.
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Join us this month to discuss "Inside Out & Back Again" by Thanhha Lai.

For all the ten years of her life, Hà has only known Saigon: the thrills of its markets, the joy of its traditions, and the warmth of her friends close by. But now the Vietnam War has reached her home. Hà and her family are forced to flee as Saigon falls, and they board a ship headed toward hope. In America, Hà discovers the foreign world of Alabama: the coldness of its strangers, the dullness of its food . . . and the strength of her very own family.


This moving story of one girl's year of change, dreams, grief, and healing received four starred reviews, including one from Kirkus which proclaimed it "enlightening, poignant, and unexpectedly funny." An author's note explains how and why Thanhha Lai translated her personal experiences into Hà's story.
Location
Teen Room
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 15, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Teens can submit protest posters that protest against banning their favorite book. All submissions need to be turned in at the information desk by Saturday, September 20th before we close at 4 pm. The winner will receive a t-shirt celebrating banned book week. Library patrons will be voting on their favorites. The posters will be displayed in the Teen Room and voting will take place throughout banned book week (September 22nd - September 27th). The winner will be announced that following Monday.
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 15, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
It's Wii Night!!! Join Annie tonight to battle your friends on the Wii. You are welcome to bring your own games, but they must be rated "E for Everyone." We will also have a selection of games available to choose from. Come get your game on!
Location
Conference Room 1
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 15, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Teen Writing Club is open to every writing group be it fanfiction, stories, poetry, and what else have you. For the first meeting we will be signing up members that are interested in having an international pen pal that they can write letters to. In future meetings members can share their letters with members in the club.
Location
Teen Room
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Teens can submit protest posters that protest against banning their favorite book. All submissions need to be turned in at the information desk by Saturday, September 20th before we close at 4 pm. The winner will receive a t-shirt celebrating banned book week. Library patrons will be voting on their favorites. The posters will be displayed in the Teen Room and voting will take place throughout banned book week (September 22nd - September 27th). The winner will be announced that following Monday.
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
You don't have to be a senior to join us for a lively book discussion at the Senior Center at 515 Buckeye Street. The club meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month. For September we'll be reading "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd. Ask for a copy of the book at the Information Desk.
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Description
Study Buddies is for all school age kids to come and work on homework together and get help from other students. There will be a math tutor available by appointment, the tutor can help with all grades of Math even Calculus. Study Buddies will take place very Tuesday and Thursday during the school year. For those wanting math tutoring must either contact Amanda Kingswell via phone number 812-346-2091 Ext: 1276 or email Amanda.Kingswell@jenningslib.org. If leaving a message or email please leave your name, phone number, and time that you want to be tutored (please choose 3 times that you are available for tutoring as your first choice may be taken). Amanda will contact you to let you know the time and day that your tutoring session will be taking place.
Location
Conference Room 1
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Teens can submit protest posters that protest against banning their favorite book. All submissions need to be turned in at the information desk by Saturday, September 20th before we close at 4 pm. The winner will receive a t-shirt celebrating banned book week. Library patrons will be voting on their favorites. The posters will be displayed in the Teen Room and voting will take place throughout banned book week (September 22nd - September 27th). The winner will be announced that following Monday.
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
This week's story time is all about music! U is for Ukulele, and you might just be in for a musical treat... Miss Annie has a ukulele hiding in her office that has been waiting to make its first appearance!
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
All About Sewing will meet the 3rd Wednesday of every month. This is for people who are learning how to sew. Bring your own sewing machine and supplies. Projects will be decided by the group. The teachers are Beth Steiner and Marcy Clark.
Location
Conference Room 3
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
*New Program* This program is open to Teens and New Adults. Feel the burn at the library. During this program we will be working out to work-out videos. Bring your friends and enjoy this fun experience. Try new work-outs that you may want to start making part of your exercise routine.
Location
Conference Room 1
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Teens can submit protest posters that protest against banning their favorite book. All submissions need to be turned in at the information desk by Saturday, September 20th before we close at 4 pm. The winner will receive a t-shirt celebrating banned book week. Library patrons will be voting on their favorites. The posters will be displayed in the Teen Room and voting will take place throughout banned book week (September 22nd - September 27th). The winner will be announced that following Monday.
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Description
Study Buddies is for all school age kids to come and work on homework together and get help from other students. There will be a math tutor available by appointment, the tutor can help with all grades of Math even Calculus. Study Buddies will take place very Tuesday and Thursday during the school year. For those wanting math tutoring must either contact Amanda Kingswell via phone number 812-346-2091 Ext: 1276 or email Amanda.Kingswell@jenningslib.org. If leaving a message or email please leave your name, phone number, and time that you want to be tutored (please choose 3 times that you are available for tutoring as your first choice may be taken). Amanda will contact you to let you know the time and day that your tutoring session will be taking place.
Location
Conference Room 1
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Can't make it to the Book Club @ the Senior Center on the 3rd Tuesday of the month? That's okay because the Bookworms will be discussing the same book tonight which is "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd. Adults and teens are welcome. Ask for a copy of the book at the Information Desk.
Location
Conference Room 4
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
*New Program* The 20 and 30 Something Book Club is for the New Adult age group. For our first meeting we will be reading Yann Martel's book "The Life of Pi". "The Protagonist, Piscine Molitor "Pi" Patel, a Tamil boy from Pondicherry, explores issues of spirituality and practicality from an early age. He survives 227 days after a shipwreck while stranded on a boat in the Pacific Ocean with a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker." The first book club meeting will take place at the library.
Location
Conference Room 3
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 19, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Teens can submit protest posters that protest against banning their favorite book. All submissions need to be turned in at the information desk by Saturday, September 20th before we close at 4 pm. The winner will receive a t-shirt celebrating banned book week. Library patrons will be voting on their favorites. The posters will be displayed in the Teen Room and voting will take place throughout banned book week (September 22nd - September 27th). The winner will be announced that following Monday.
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 19, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
This is a beginning crochet class that will meet every Friday. You'll need to bring your own supplies. For information contact Bette Eggleston at 346-2091, ext. 1230. Registration is preferred but not required. You may register by stopping by or calling the Information Desk at 346-2091 or online at www.jenningslib.org.
Location
Conference Room 4
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 19, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join Annie and Amanda today to learn about the Autumn Equinox and how it is celebrated around the world. As part of our celebration, we'll create a scarecrow to decorate the library for fall.
Location
Teen Room
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 19, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Remembers those movies that you loved to watch when your were younger or those cult flicks from the 80's that you just can't get enough of? Flashback Friday is a chance to relive the nostalgia of those times. Come out to the library, watch a movie, and have snacks!
Location
Teen Room
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Teens can submit protest posters that protest against banning their favorite book. All submissions need to be turned in at the information desk by Saturday, September 20th before we close at 4 pm. The winner will receive a t-shirt celebrating banned book week. Library patrons will be voting on their favorites. The posters will be displayed in the Teen Room and voting will take place throughout banned book week (September 22nd - September 27th). The winner will be announced that following Monday.
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 22, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Banned Book Week runs from September 22nd - September 27th. Patrons are invited to come back to the Teen Room and vote on the Banned Book Protest poster they like best. All posters will have a number that patrons will write down on a piece of paper and put in the indicated box in the teen room.
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 22, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
It's Banned Books Week! Banned books? What are those? They are all around you! Come to the Freedom to Read Party to find out more about banned books and to pick out some of your favorite "banned books" to check out and take home with you!
Location
Conference Room 1
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Banned Book Week runs from September 22nd - September 27th. Patrons are invited to come back to the Teen Room and vote on the Banned Book Protest poster they like best. All posters will have a number that patrons will write down on a piece of paper and put in the indicated box in the teen room.
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Description
Study Buddies is for all school age kids to come and work on homework together and get help from other students. There will be a math tutor available by appointment, the tutor can help with all grades of Math even Calculus. Study Buddies will take place very Tuesday and Thursday during the school year. For those wanting math tutoring must either contact Amanda Kingswell via phone number 812-346-2091 Ext: 1276 or email Amanda.Kingswell@jenningslib.org. If leaving a message or email please leave your name, phone number, and time that you want to be tutored (please choose 3 times that you are available for tutoring as your first choice may be taken). Amanda will contact you to let you know the time and day that your tutoring session will be taking place.
Location
Conference Room 1
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
Join Miss Annie tonight to play Wii with your friends. You are welcome to bring games from home, but they must be rated "E for Everyone." We will have games available at the library to choose from as well. Let's get our game on!
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Banned Book Week runs from September 22nd - September 27th. Patrons are invited to come back to the Teen Room and vote on the Banned Book Protest poster they like best. All posters will have a number that patrons will write down on a piece of paper and put in the indicated box in the teen room.
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Today's story time focuses on colors. We will learn about V is for Violet, and about coloring mixing. Please wear clothes that you can get dirty in for today's activity!
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
*New Program* This program is open to Teens and New Adults. Feel the burn at the library. During this program we will be working out to work-out videos. Bring your friends and enjoy this fun experience. Try new work-outs that you may want to start making part of your exercise routine.
Location
Conference Room 1
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Banned Book Week runs from September 22nd - September 27th. Patrons are invited to come back to the Teen Room and vote on the Banned Book Protest poster they like best. All posters will have a number that patrons will write down on a piece of paper and put in the indicated box in the teen room.
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Description
Study Buddies is for all school age kids to come and work on homework together and get help from other students. There will be a math tutor available by appointment, the tutor can help with all grades of Math even Calculus. Study Buddies will take place very Tuesday and Thursday during the school year. For those wanting math tutoring must either contact Amanda Kingswell via phone number 812-346-2091 Ext: 1276 or email Amanda.Kingswell@jenningslib.org. If leaving a message or email please leave your name, phone number, and time that you want to be tutored (please choose 3 times that you are available for tutoring as your first choice may be taken). Amanda will contact you to let you know the time and day that your tutoring session will be taking place.
Location
Conference Room 1
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
*New Program* This program is for all single adults. The program will go for an hour and how many rounds we go will depend on the number of people that show up. This program will take place every 4th Wednesday of the month. Please check back for more information and location.
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 26, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Banned Book Week runs from September 22nd - September 27th. Patrons are invited to come back to the Teen Room and vote on the Banned Book Protest poster they like best. All posters will have a number that patrons will write down on a piece of paper and put in the indicated box in the teen room.
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 26, 2014
Time
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Description
The Friends of the Jennings County Public Library are having a book sale today in the Friends Room. They have hardback and paperback books, DVDs and VHS movies, puzzles, and 33 1/3 records. Come check our all the bargains!!
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, September 26, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
This is a beginning crochet class that will meet every Friday. You'll need to bring your own supplies. For information contact Bette Eggleston at 346-2091, ext. 1230. Registration is preferred but not required. You may register by stopping by or calling the Information Desk at 346-2091 or online at www.jenningslib.org.
Location
Conference Room 2
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Banned Book Week runs from September 22nd - September 27th. Patrons are invited to come back to the Teen Room and vote on the Banned Book Protest poster they like best. All posters will have a number that patrons will write down on a piece of paper and put in the indicated box in the teen room.
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Gamers bi-monthly meeting
Location
Conference Room 3
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Description
The Friends of the Jennings County Public Library are having a book sale today in the Friends Room. They have hardback and paperback books, DVDs and VHS movies, puzzles, and 33 1/3 records. Come check our all the bargains!!
Library
Jennings County Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Description
Study Buddies is for all school age kids to come and work on homework together and get help from other students. There will be a math tutor available by appointment, the tutor can help with all grades of Math even Calculus. Study Buddies will take place very Tuesday and Thursday during the school year. For those wanting math tutoring must either contact Amanda Kingswell via phone number 812-346-2091 Ext: 1276 or email Amanda.Kingswell@jenningslib.org. If leaving a message or email please leave your name, phone number, and time that you want to be tutored (please choose 3 times that you are available for tutoring as your first choice may be taken). Amanda will contact you to let you know the time and day that your tutoring session will be taking place.
Location
Conference Room 1
Library
Jennings County Public Library

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The summer reading program runs from June 2 to July 31. Prize winners will be drawn at the closing program on Saturday, August 2. The last day to get your unclaimed prize is Saturday, August 9.