Frankenstein – One Night Only!

How do you do? Mr. Carl Laemmle feels it would be a little unkind to present this picture without just a word of friendly warning. We are about to unfold the story of Frankenstein, a man of science who sought to create a man after his own image without reckoning upon God. It is one [...]

By | October 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do You Journal? (Or, Would You Like to Start?)

I journal.  I have since I was old enough to write.  I have a tendency toward traditional journaling, but I'm always wanting to try new things with my journaling.  I tried bullet journaling a couple of years ago but, while it has its uses, it didn't quite work for me.  Recently, I came across Rebecca [...]

By | October 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Scary Stories for October

Lots of kids love scary books and we have some great scary books at the library. If you have middle grade kids in your life who are looking for a spooky read, here are some great ones to check out. Home Sweet Horror (Scary Tales series) by James Preller (2013; 97 pages). The books in [...]

By | October 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

On Location with “Bagged and Bored”

Security confronts the protesters outside the Carnegie Center in an episode of "Bagged and Bored" When Matt Gaither of Pixel Brain Productions and the driving force of the well-regarded comedy web series “Bagged and Bored” called looking for a particular location to shoot an episode for Season Two…he thought of the Carnegie Center [...]

By | October 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Slightly Scary

If you have a little one in your life, they may be asking for SCARY BOOKS this month. But what if your little one's not quite ready for a truly scary read? Here are some slightly scary books that just might fit the bill. Picture Books:      The Book That Eats People by John [...]

By | October 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Anatomy of an Escape Room

We can’t reveal all the elements of our escape room before the program starts, but here’s a sneak peek at our “Escape from Frankenstein’s Lab!” on Tuesday, October 9.  There are six half-hour sessions to choose from between 1-4 PM that day.  Tweens and teens in grades 4-12 are welcome to register for the session [...]

By | October 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It’s Alive! Join our One State One Story read of Frankenstein

This October, the Floyd County Library is participating in Indiana's One State, One Story read of Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. We're hosting many events throughout October that focus on Mary Shelley, Frankenstein, and science. Join us! Take a look at our event calendar for October programs for many different ages. You can check out a [...]

By | September 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It’s Alive! Robotics & Biomimicry

In the Epic of Gilgamesh, an ancient Mesopotamian poem written about four thousand years ago, the wild man Enkidu is raised by animals and lives in harmony with the beasts around him until he encounters his first human being.  After he discovers civilization he finds the animals shun him and refuse to let him back [...]

By | September 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spooky Puppet Show

Although it's only loosely tied to our Frankenstein-related programs, we hope you'll join us for our Spooky Puppet Show on Tuesday, October 2 at 2 PM!  It’s the perfect amount of slightly scary without being too overwhelming for preschoolers.  We’re going to kick things off with an adaptation of I Will Surprise My Friend! by [...]

By | September 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join the Indiana Trafficking Victims Assistance Program Oct 2

Human trafficking is an issue that affects many in our community, yet it is one we don't talk about much. Awareness is a vital tool in the protection of our most vulnerable populations. When interested parties know what to look out for, these crimes are more often accurately reported to authorities with the ability to [...]

By | September 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments