Library lists December youth programs
The Harrison County Public Library is open. Masks and social distancing required. The library offers curbside pickup for those who prefer not to enter the building. For more information, call the children’s library at the Corydon branch at 812-738-4110, the Elizabeth branch at 812-969-2899, the Lanesville branch at 812-952-3759, the Palmyra branch at 812-364-6425 or visit the library website at www.hcpl.lib.in.us for the youth calendar.
Below are offerings for youth in December:
Live Zoom programs
Storytime — Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 2:30 p.m., Holly Jolly Fun; and Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 2:30 p.m., Christmas Is Coming. To request a link with Ms. Nikki and Ms. Shawnda, call the Palmyra Branch at 812-364-6425.
Youth program videos, activities/crafts to go
Watch and participate with librarians for Mother Goose, Toddler Time, Storytime and Cooking program videos from the Youth Program Videos webpage. Visit the Youth Activities/Crafts To Go webpage for the crafts/activities of the week at each branch. Like and follow Harrison County Public Library on Facebook to see posts and links for new videos and crafts. Visit the HCPL Brain Boosters webpage at https://hcpl.lib.in.us/get-connected/services/youth-services/brain-booster-resources/ for videos, crafts and more. Check out the Brain Boosters – Just for Fun webpage for additional stories, puppets and arts/crafts.
Nature Club — On Saturday, Dec. 5, at 1 p.m., meet Miss Eden at the Doolittle Trail across from Harrison County Lifelong Learning at 101 West S.R. 62, Corydon; masks and social distancing required; limited to 16 children. Call the Corydon branch Children’s Desk at 812-738-4110 to register. Registration is required.
Downtown Corydon Christmas Scavenger Hunt — During December, pick up a list of clues and a recipe for Santa’s favorite cookies at the Corydon branch. Find the Christmas characters with a cookie ingredient in the windows of downtown businesses.
Santa Reads “The Night Before Christmas” — Sunday, Dec. 6, there will be a special video visit from Santa that will be available to view the whole month.
The library and all of its branches will be closed Dec. 24 and 25 for Christmas and Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 for New Year’s.