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Never Stop Learning with Gale Courses

Gale Courses is an online learning service that offers well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction, and interaction with fellow students.

It’s now available at no charge to all Pulaski County Public Library cardholders, thanks to a grant from the Pulaski Alliance for Community Education (PACE).

Through Gale Courses, you can access hundreds of online classes covering everything from health and wellness to creative writing, teacher resources, GED test prep, and more!

Yoga at the Library

Join us for yoga at the library!

We will be hosting yoga sessions on the second and fourth Saturdays of June, July, and August at 10:00 a.m.

Each session will be led by a trained instructor, with some sessions led by instructors from Bodyworks. All ages and skill levels are welcome!

Weather permitting, yoga will take place outside in the grassy area next to the cabin; otherwise it will be held indoors.

Limited yoga mats will be available—bring yours if you have one!

Kids & Teens Summer Learning 2018

Sign up now for the kids & teens Libraries Rock Summer Learning program!

Kids who sign up for Summer Learning get points for reading books.  At certain point levels, they receive a prize!

We also have a lot of fun events and programs planned for this summer.  Kids will get to make their own instruments, learn the science of music, and go roller skating!

Everyone who completes the program will be able to attend our End of Summer Learning Party on July 23rd, featuring certificates, awards, and food!

Choose Privacy Week 2018

We're celebrating Choose Privacy Week from May 6th to 12th!

Choose Privacy Week is the American Library Association’s annual, week-long event that promotes the importance of individual privacy rights and celebrates libraries and librarians’ unique role in protecting privacy in the library and in society as a whole.

The initiative encourages libraries to be champions of privacy rights in the digital age and highlights ways libraries can protect the privacy of their patrons and educate persons to think critically and make informed choices about their privacy.

Summer Learning 2018

It’s almost time for Summer Learning!  There will be prizes, crafts, and lots of fun.  The theme of this year’s program is Libraries Rock!

Library patrons of all ages can take part in Summer Learning.  Once you sign up, you’ll get points for reading books and other items.  Kids and teens receive prizes at certain point levels, while adults enter prize drawings at the end of the summer.

Preservation Week 2018

During Preservation Week, libraries all over the country present events, activities, and resources that highlight what we can do, individually and together, to preserve our personal and shared collections.

Join us for a virtual tour of Pulaski County cemeteries at our program Graveyard Tourism, Saturday, April 28th at 10:00.   We’ll view and discuss the final resting places of famous (and infamous) people of local and national interest.  Coffee and refreshments will be provided!

Money Smart Week 2018

During Money Smart Week, we join organizations around the U.S. in offering helping members of the community better manage their personal finances.

Come to “Where Does Your Money Go?” on Tuesday, April 17th, at 5:00 to learn about budgeting and setting money goals.

Stop by the library anytime this week to pick up helpful information and money-saving tips!

 

National Library Week 2018

National Library Week is April 8th–14th!

During National Library Week, we’re celebrating the many ways libraries lead their communities through the transformative services, programs and expertise they offer.

Throughout the week, come in for library-themed games, trivia, and puzzles for the chance to win a prize!

Libraries wouldn’t be here without you, the patron.  To celebrate, come in between 11:00 and 2:00 on Patron Appreciation Day on Wednesday, April 11th, for cookies, coffee, and camaraderie in the library’s Activity Room.

Check Out an Indiana Historical Society Museum Pass

Looking for something to do over Spring Break?  Check out a pass to the Indiana Historical Society's museum – it’s free with your library card!

Each pass allows up to 2 adults and 4 children to visit the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center, located on the Canal in downtown Indianapolis.  You also get discounts at the café and gift shop!

Silly Safaris Live Animal Show

See a variety of reptiles, mammals, birds, and bugs at the library on Saturday, March 17th at 10:30 a.m.!

Silly Safaris’ shows feature positive human-animal interaction and educate about wild animal conservation.

Guests from the audience will get to join each animal for a game that teaches about the natural world!

This show will be a great blend of fact and fun for all ages!

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