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Upcoming Pickaway County District Public Library events

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The Main Library and the Younkin Branch are open until 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday during the summer. Both library locations are closed on Sundays from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The library will be announcing new operating hours soon!

Here are the events coming up at the Pickaway County District Public Library in August:

  • All-Age Events at Main Library, Circleville:
  • Grilling With My Grandchild, a 3-session series for grandfathers and grandchildren in 5th thru 8th grade; presented by OSU Extension, Aug. 1, 3 and 8, 12PM to 2PM; registration required.
  • Friends of the Library Used Book Sale: Sat, Aug. 5 (bag sale), and Sat. Aug. 19, 9 AM to 3 PM, Main Library garage
  • Family Movie Night: The Boss Baby (PG): Thursday, Aug. 17, 6 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Eclipse Viewing Party: glasses, crafts and snacks will be provided, Monday, Aug. 21, 1PM to 4PM
  • Bigfoot In Ohio: presented by Ohio Night Stalkers, view footprint castings and video recordings from the group’s founders; Saturday, Aug. 26, 2 PM to 4 PM

Teen & Adult Programs at Main Library, Circleville:

  • Aug. 1 – deadline for grand-prize drawing entries
  • A Matter Of Balance Class, an 8-session series for older adults; co-presented with the YMCA & OSU Extension, Wednesdays & Fridays 1-3PM; registration FULL (Next series scheduled for September)
  • Teen Tuesday (grades 6-12): every Tuesday, 5 PM to 7 PM
  • Aug. 1: 4-D Coloring
  • Aug. 8: Picnic on the Patio
  • Aug. 15: Perler Bead Keychain
  • Aug. 22: Book Tasting
  • Aug. 29: Game Night
  • Make & Take Craft-PomPom Flowers: Saturday, Aug. 12, 1 PM to 3 PM
  • Movie Matinee: Going In Style (PG-13): Thursday, Aug. 17, 1:30 PM to 3 PM
  • Book Club for Adults-Lab Girl by Hope Jahren: Wed, Aug. 23, 7-8 PM
  • Zentangle: an Introduction, a creative way to improve your focus and reduce stress; Monday, Aug. 28, 6 PM to 8 PM (register online or at 740-477-1644 x227)

Youth Programs at Main Library, Circleville:

  • Aug. 1 – deadline for grand-prize drawing entries
  • Storytimes are on summer break – see you in September!

Younkin Branch Library Programs, Ashville:

  • Aug. 1 – deadline for grand-prize drawing entries
  • Family Movie Matinee: The Boss Baby (PG): Saturday, Aug. 19, 2:30 PM to 4 PM
  • Eclipse Viewing Party: Monday, Aug. 21, 1PM to 3PM
  • Storytimes Resume: Tuesday, Aug. 22 and 29 at 10:30AM

Computer Classes, various locations

  • Beginning Computing: Wed, Aug. 9, 6PM to 8PM, Younkin Branch, Ashville
  • Beginning Computing: Thursday, Aug. 10, 12PM to 2PM, Main Library, Circleville
  • Web Essentials: Thursday, Aug. 24, 12PM to 2PM, Main Library, Circleville
  • E-Mail Basics: Thursday, Aug. 24, 2PM to 4PM, Main Library, Circleville
  • Web Essentials: Wednesday, Aug. 30, 6PM to 8PM, Younkin Branch, Ashville
  • E-Mail Basics: Thursday, Aug. 31, 6PM to 8PM, Younkin Branch, Ashville

Library Events at locations throughout Pickaway County:

Bookmobile:
The Bookmobile visits 45 stops around the county. Materials available on the Bookmobile include books for all ages, movies and music. Other materials available by request. Bookmobile stops include Williamsport, Darbyville, New Holland, South Bloomfield, Tarlton, Atlanta, Commercial Point, Southern Point, Orient, Derby, Clark’s Lake, Five Points, Circleville area and many more. Schedules of exact times and locations are available at any library location or at http://www.pickawaylib.org.

ALL LIBRARY PROGRAMS ARE FREE!

Visit the Web site for the most up-to-date information: http://www.pickawaylib.org

Pickaway County District Public Library, 1160 N. Court Street, Circleville, OH 43113; Phone: 740-477-1644

Floyd E. Younkin Branch, 51 Long Street, Ashville, OH 43103; Phone 740-983-8856

The mission of the Pickaway County District Public Library is to provide information and services to engage, educate, entertain and enrich our community.

This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal