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Adult Summer Reading "A Universe of Stories"

June 3 - July 12
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Adults need to read 6 books or 600 pages to complete the program. Books, ebooks and audiobooks are acceptable. Get a prize for completing the summer reading program and enter a drawing to win a telescope or a tote bag! A complete listing of events for Adults is listed below:

June/July

Monday Morning Book Discussion
June 3 at 10:30 a.m. and July 8 at 11:30 a.m.
Join us the first Monday of each month to discuss books from a variety of authors and genres.
June 3: Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
July 8: BYOB: Bring Your Own Book/Cookbook Extravaganza; discuss your favorite cookbook and share a sample from it at our cookbook picnic

Yarn Club
June 3 & 17 and July 1, 15 at 6 p.m
June 10 & 24 and July 8 & 22 at 1 p.m.
Join us for conversation while practicing or perfecting your knitting and crocheting. Create special projects. All materials provided.

Out of This World Trivia
June 4 and July 9 at 6 p.m.
As part of the summer reading program, join us for a speical trivia night that is Out of This World. Test your knowledge on all things space related. Win a speical gift!


ESL Class
June 5, 12, 19, & 26 and July 10, 17, 24, & 31 at 6 p.m.
Learn to speak English or improve your English language skills at the library. This will be a countinuing class. Classes taught by volunteers from the White County Literacy Volunteers.

Tragedy at Pad 34:Gus Grissom and the Apollo 1 Fire
June 6 at 6 p.m.
Indiana historian and author Ray E. Boomhower will give a talk titled "Tragedy at Pad 34: Gus Grissom and the Apollo 1 Fire." Boomhower, the author of the biography Gus Grissom: The Lost Astronaut, will explore the story behind the fire as well as examine the Hoosier Astronaut's life, from growing up in Mitchell, Indiana, to his selection as one of the original seven Mercury astronauts and trips into space aboard the Liberty Bell 7 and Gemini 3 spacecraft.

Library Concert Series: Featuring The Time Travelers
June 11 at 5:30 p.m.
Join us downtown in Monticello at the Courthouse during Popclub for a good time! The Time Travelers play classic rock from the 60's through today. Great musicianship and great songs keep it danceable and family friendly. Keeping it fun is what The Time Travelers are all about.

Purdue's History in Flight and Space
June 17 at 6 p.m.
As the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing approaches everyone knows the words Neil Armstrong spoke as his boot touched the lunar surgace, "That's one small step for a man and one giant leap for mankind." But to Armstong those were not the most important words he said that day. Purdue University historian John Norberg will be at the Library to tell the story of what was really important to the first man to walk on the moon June, 20 1969.

Morning Cinema
June 18 at 6 pm: Showing: First Man
July 16 at 6 pm: Showing: Apollo 13
Enjoy watching new, popular, and classic films at the library. Light refreshments are provided.

Exploring Space Camp with Jill Gilford
June 19 at 6 p.m.
Twin Lakes  Earth and Science Teacher Jill Gilford will give a PowerPoint presentation of the students' trip to space camp.

Adult Arts & Crafts
June 21 at 2 p.m. 
Come get creative and make your own planet! Participants will create their own colorful planet on an old LP record. All materials provided at no cost. Registration required. Craft: Pour Your Own Planet

Mental Health Fair
June 22 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Licensed therapists will be present to provide information about mental health, discuss warning signs and symptoms of mental illness, and answer any questions people in the community may have about these topics. Our goal is to spread awareness about the importance of mental health, start a conversation about mental illness, and do our part to diminish the stigma associated with mental illness so our community can become advocates of mental health.

Library Concert at Altherr Park
July 12 at 6 p.m.
Join us for a concert in the park! Enjoy s'mores around a campfire while listening to the music of local firefighter Nick Green. If rain, it will move into the Anheier building.

Netflix Series Trivia: Stranger Things
July 17 at 6 p.m.
Discover your inner Eleven and join us for an Upside Down Stranger Things Trivia! Test your knowledge on the show, cast, music, and general 80's trivia. Winners will receive a special Stranger Things prize!

 
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