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Everyone can be a Friend of the Library! For more information, go to: www.nchcpl.org/about/friends-of-the-library




Library of Things

Virtual Trivia Night

We have more than books! The New Castle-Henry County Public Library is rolling out a new collection for patrons to borrow. The library is broadening its selection far past books, movies, and music. If you need a stud finder, moving dolly, telescope or even tickets to Minnetrista, check out all that the “Library of Things” has waiting for you! For more information, please reach out to the main circulation desk at info@nchcpl.org.

IN THIS ISSUE: Bookmobile Schedule Thurs, Friends of the Library Book Sale Grab & Go Events For Families Teen Activities DIY Activities for Adults For the latest updates, follow us:

The library will be closed on Sundays through Labor Day weekend.

Thursday, August 6, 6 pm Alright…alright! Everyone, give it up for a night of Hamilton: the Musical! Teams of up to 3 can join us via Google Meet. Registration is required to receive the Google Meet Code. Winning team gets a $15 gift certificate to Twin Lions.

Join us virtually on Google Meet on August 25th at 6 pm. Registration is required to receive the virtual invitation. This month’s selection is The Art of Not Breathing by Sarah Alexander. Meeting link will be sent in your confirmation email. Register early to receive a free copy of the book, while supplies last!

Noteworthy Concert: Cathy Morris Thu, Aug 27

Join us for a modern jazz/electric violin performer, Cathy Morris. This exciting concert is OUTDOORS at 1400 Plaza, weather permitting. Noteworthy Performances are free, thanks to sponsorship by Friends of the Library. Concert begins at 7 pm.

Curbside & Delivery Services Still Available Find more details at nchcpl.org/news or call 765-529-0362 (ext. 1341 for pickup or ext. 1351 for delivery)

Bookmobile Schedule– August 2020 Agape Learning Center Ammerman Acres

Thu, Aug 13, 9:30- 11:00 Wed, Aug 5, 10:30-11:00

Blountsville (at Cardinal Grnwy) Thu, Aug 13, 1:30-2:30 Carriage Lane (New Castle)

Tue, Aug 11, 9:30-10:00

Circle Dr. (near Mt. Summit)

Wed, Aug 5, 3:30-4:00

Country Kids Daycare

Tue, Aug 4, 10:30-11:30

Foster’s Landing Apts.

Thu, Aug 13, 3:15-4:00


Wed, Aug 12, 9:30-10:30


Wed, Aug 12, 12:15-4:00

Kiddin’ Around Daycare Lewisville

Wed, Aug 5, 9:30-10:00 Mon, Aug 3, 10:15-4:00

Locust Grove

Tue, Aug 4, 1:15-2:00

Love & Laughter Daycare

Tue, Aug 11, 11:15-11:45


Thu, Aug 6, 9:30-4:00

Mt. Summit

Wed, Aug 5, 2:25-3:25

New Lisbon

Tue, Aug 4, 11:45- 12:15

N CR 200 W & Sulphur Springs Rd. Tue, Aug 11, 11:50-12:30 Prairie Heights

Wed, Aug 5, 11:15-11:45

Schmidt Engine Service (700 N)

Thu, Aug 13, 11:30-12:30


Wed, Aug 12, 11:00-12:00

Smiling Kids Daycare

Tue, Aug 11, 2:15-2:45


Wed, Aug 5, 12:30-1:30

Stonegate Village Apartments

Tue, Aug 11, 3:00-4:00


Tue, Aug 4, 2:30-3:00

Sulphur Springs

Tue, Aug 11, 10:30-11:00

Tri Elementary School

Mon, Aug 3, 9:30-10:00

US 36 & N. County Rd. 75 W.

Wed, Aug 5, 1:45-2:15

Westwood Elementary

Tue, Aug 11, 1:15-1:45

Woodside Manor Apartments

Tue, Aug 4, 3:30-4:00

Teen Tuesdays! Grades 7-12 only. Registration is required to get the Google Meet code and to pick up supplies and a snack before each meeting. Sign up at www.nchcpl.org.

Edible Slime – August 4

Save this space in case something pops up.

Make edible slime with us!

Shark Silhouette Canvas Art– August 11 It’s SHARK WEEK! Make a shark silhouette canvas artwork!

Throne of Glass Coffee Cup – August 25 Make your own Throne of Glass quotes sharpie coffee cup.

Adult DIY:

Registration is required to pick up the craft supplies for these DIY projects and to get the Google Meet code.

Shark Week Face Mask Thursday, August 13 @ 6 pm

Hummingbird Swing Thursday, August 20 @ 6 pm

Celebrate Shark Week by joining us on Google Meet for this DIY: Shark mask craft (mask is not medical-grade).

Make a hummingbird swing with us via Google Meet.

Pick up a Read-Eat-Create packet for the month of August so you can do Family REC at home. Be sure to contact lynnt@nchcpl.org for your monthly packet!

Aug 6 – Camping Aug 13 – Bugs Aug 20 – Squirrels Aug 27– Birds

Our regular hours have resumed: Mon-Thu– 9 am-9 pm Fri– 9 am-6 pm Sat– 9 am-5 pm Closed Sun until Labor Day

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Don’t forget to reserve your space at events marked with a plus sign at www.nchcpl.org under the Events link, or call the library at 765-575-4557. For “Live” and Virtual Programs requiring registration, link information is sent after registering.




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Closed Sundays



4 pm– Teen + Tuesdays: Edible Slime

4 pm– Anime + Club



10 am– Graband-Go Family REC: Camping 6 pm -


12 pm - First Chapter Friday: The Hamilton Affair

+ Hamilton: The

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4 pm– Teen Tuesdays: + Shark Silhouette Canvas Art

10 am– Graband-Go Family REC: Bugs

6 pm - DIY:


12 pm - First Chapter Friday: Surviving the Shark


12 pm– Friends of the Library Book Sale

+ Shark Week

Face Mask 16





10 am– Grab -and-Go Family REC: Squirrels 6 pm - DIY:



12 pm - First Chapter Friday: My Dear Hamilton

+ Hummingbird

Swing 23





4 pm - Teen Tuesdays: + Throne of Glass Coffee Cup 6 pm Always YA: + Adult Book Club, The Art of Not Breathing 30

10 am– Grab -and-Go Family REC: Birds 7 pm Noteworthy Concert, Cathy Morris




Learning Center/Outreach


General Programs


12 pm - First Chapter Friday: Alexander Hamilton’s Revolution


First Chapter Fridays “I have this weird obsession about buying books and looking at them with a smile, even if I won’t read them soon. At least they are mine now.” ― Anais Nin

Friends of the Library Book Sale August 15, 12 pm - 4 pm

12 pm on our YouTube Channel

Watch the library’s YouTube Channel for a reading of the first chapter of these books: August 7: The Hamilton Affair by Elizabeth Cobb

Meets on select Wednesdays Adults (& teens) who love anime are invited to enjoy anime via Google Meet. Register at nchcpl.org on the events tab to receive the link to the meeting. This month we are meeting on Wednesday, August 5, at 4 pm. We will watch the first couple episodes of Fruit Basket.

August 14: Surviving the Shark by Margaret Kathrein and Jonathan Kathrein August 21: My Dear Hamilton by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie August 28: Alexander Hamilton’s Revolution by Phillip Thomas Tucker

INSPIRE is Indiana’s Virtual Library with nature-related facts, test prep information, news resources and more.

No matter what school looks like for your family this fall, your New Castle-Henry County Public Library has online resources available to help enrich your child’s learning journey. Find more resources at nchcpl.org/discover/ online-resources. Learn computer basics, Microsoft Office, and more with these online courses. Access at nchcpl.org by clicking on the Tutorials tab on the side of the screen. Animated, talking picture books can help new readers and pre-readers. Access at nchcpl.org/discover/ online-resources

Access at inspire.in.gov. Kanopy showcases award-winning documentaries and film festival favorites. Access via the Kanopy app or at nchcpl.kanopy.com Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and videos with OverDrive and Libby. Access via the Libby app or at nchcpl.org under the ebooks icon.

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August 2020 Newsletter  

Find out what's happening at your New Castle-Henry County Public Library!

August 2020 Newsletter  

Find out what's happening at your New Castle-Henry County Public Library!