The Arcanum Public Library is pleased to announce that the new computers are up and running. There are plenty of computers for patrons to surf the net, do homework, play games, check email, type documents, print items, and lots more.
The library wants to remind patrons about being able to download e-books from the library website. Once on the website – www.arcanumpubliclibrary.org – patrons can click on the link for e-books to locate and to download.
The library also has a nice collection of genealogy items and patrons can use our computers to search ancestory.com for more material. Staff is on hand to provide assistance.
There are two programs that meet on Mondays. StoryTime is for children in preschool, and meets at 10:00 a.m. and at 11:00 a.m. Kids listen to stories, sing songs, make crafts, and have lots of fun. AfterWords is for kids in grades 1-4, and meets from 3:45 p.m. until 4:45 p.m. Come hang out with friends, have a snack, play games, and more. Both of these programs will meet on Monday, March 20th and on Monday, March 27th.
There is also a program designed for kids in grades 5 and up. TNT will be meeting on Thursday, March 23rd and on Thursday, March 30th from 2:45 p.m. until 4:15 p.m. Come join friends for fun, snacks, games and more. Check the calendar on the library website for specific plans for each day.
On Tuesday, March 21st, there is an adult coloring session at 6:00 p.m. Come enjoy some quiet time with spring pictures and refreshments. Supplies are provided.
The library has plenty of programs coming up in April, so mark your calendars now! On Tuesday, April 11th, the Darke Soil and Water Conservation District will be here to hold a “Build Your Own Rain Barrel” workshop at 6:30 p.m. Space in limited, and there is a fee if you want to take home a barrel. Also on the 11th will be the next meeting of the book club at 6:00 p.m. On Monday, April 17th, the library will be showing two movies during the day. On Tuesday, April 18th, there will be an adult coloring session. On Thursday, April 20th, Miller Flowers will be here for their annual event. On Tuesday, April 25th, the Darke SWCD will be here again to present a class on gardening for pollinators. More details about all of the events can be found on our website, www.arcanumpubliclibrary.org. Patrons can also call us at 937-692-8484 to get more information. We can also be found on Facebook.