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What’s Happening at the Library

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Matthew Ball (aka The Boogie Woogie Kid) is the attorney turned musician and YouTube sensation with now over 3.7 million views!  A national touring artist, Matthew performs favorites from the Swing Era and more.  His performances are described as "Awesome!",  Crushing!", & "Fantastic!" A nationally touring act of piano virtuosity, song, and fun, Matthew presents a family-friendly program of piano Boogie-n-Blues, Jazz & Rags with arrangements of classic American songs like Ain't Misbehavin, When the Saints Go Marchin In, Over the Rainbow, Basin Street Blues, Bumble Boogie, The Entertainer, Glory of Love, and more, with a dash of originals and song too!  

 

Learn more about Matthew at www.boogiewoogiekid.com before his concert at the library on April 28th at 6pm.

Thanks so much to Kim Riggs R.N. for taking time to offer a program on Essential Oils at the library last week. We appreciate local people wanting to share their interests with our patrons!

Megan Nobbe also came last Wednesday to teach a class on Finance Basics! Thanks for being willing to share this important information with us.

 

Library Director Vicki Melek and Children’s Librarian Kim Scott attended the annual Indiana Evergreen Conference on March 31st in Indianapolis. Indiana State Librarian, Jacob Speer shared the State of Evergreen for 2016. We have 112 Evergreen libraries in Indiana. This includes Cambridge City, Hagerstown, Centerville, Knightstown and Dublin locally.  We are excited to add New Castle Henry County Public Library to the Evergreen family as of May 3! This means anyone with an Evergreen library card can now use the New Castle Library also! Evergreen libraries circulated 8,486,778 items last year and transited between libraries 668,019 items! We all have 7,056,000 holdings and include 62 counties.

It was a great conference and Kim and Vicki brought back useful information for the library staff!

 

Other April Events

4/22-29 - Smart Money Week.

4/24 - Morning Book Group meets at 10:00 am. They are reading Welcome Home Baby Girl by Fannie Flagg.

 

Don't forget Mother Goose on the Loose every Tuesday at 10:30 am.

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