The Ivy Ester Seed Vault is now open for business! Come check out our selection of seeds for you to take home and use in your own garden. We are also accepting donations of seeds in order to keep enough in the library for all patrons.
There is a book club for adults being formed, the first meeting will be Tuesday, March 14th at 6:00 p.m. The book “Still Alice” will be distributed. Come join the group, bring a friend, and enjoy some quality book time.
An adult coloring session is planned for Tuesday, March 21st at 6:00 p.m. Come relax for the evening with friends, coloring, and beverages. Supplies will be provided, or you can bring your own.
Also in March is the popular StoryTime program for preschool children. There will be sessions on Monday, March 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th. There are two times for each day, with the first session starting at 10:00 a.m. and the second one starting at 11:00 a.m. Kids enjoy stories, music, and crafts.
The after school program for kids in grades 1-4 also meets on Mondays. This month, there will be meetings on March 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th. The sessions go from 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Hang out with friends, make a craft, have a snack, play a game, and more.
There is a program for kids in grades 5 and up that meets on Thursdays. TNT will meet on March 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th. There is always plenty to do: hang out with friends, have a snack, watch a movie, play games, compete in team competitions, and lots more.
The library is excited to be hosting a “Build Your Own Rain Barrel” workshop put on by the Darke Soil and Water Conservation District. The program will be on Tuesday, April 11th at 6:30 p.m. Registration is required. If a patron wants to take home their very own rain barrel, the cost is $40, and that fee must be in to the library before the day of the program. There is a limit of 30 barrels to be distributed, and we are expecting this to fill up quickly so sign up soon.
You may call the library to get more information about these or other programs at 937-692-8484. You can also check out our webpage at www.arcanumpubliclibrary.org, or find us on Facebook!