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Library adds new adult programs

Library adds new adult programs Library adds new adult programs

The Harrison County Public Library invites persons 18 and older to read, write and save as part of the new book clubs, writing group and financial literacy series being offered at the library’s Corydon location.

Memories & Memoirs Book Club ­— Tuesday, June 7, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. This club, focused on history and biographies, will be guided by Gary Pope. Pope has years of experience leading literary discussions as a former language arts teacher at Corydon Central High School and Corydon Central Junior High School. The book for the month of June will be “The Heir Apparent: A Life of Edward VII, the Playboy Prince: by Jane Ridley. Memories & Memoirs will meet monthly on Tuesdays.

The Write Stuff. Write Here. Write Now. — Tuesday, June 7, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. This club is for those who like to write. Ivy Tech instructor and self-published author Lisa Cobb will lead the group. Participants are asked to bring their thoughts, ideas and imagination. Meetings will be the first Tuesday of each month.

Manga & Anime Club — Saturday, June 18, from 1 to 2 p.m. HCPL reference assistant Makenzie Emily will run the Manga & Anime Club focused on Japanese comic books, graphic novels and animation. Emily is an English education major. This club will meet the third Saturday of each month.

Looking for Health Insurance Coverage? — Wednesday, June 22, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For the first session in a planned Health & Wellness series, Alexis Satterfield, a community enrollment specialist from LifeSpring, will present information about and assist participants with applying for health coverage through the federal marketplace, Medicaid and CHIP/HIP. Information about mental health and primary care services offered by LifeSpring will also be provided during this program.

Boost Your Financial Health — Wednesday, July 13, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Learn how to take control of your budget and grow your savings. Join Jeremy Haydon, community manager with Chase Bank, to learn ways to reach your money goals.

Registration for the Summer Reading Program will begin Monday, May 23. The program, which will run through July 31, features divisions for all age groups, from babies to seniors. Each book, eBook and magazine read and every audio book listened to earns adult participants a drawing ticket for prizes such as gift cards to the Corydon Cinemas and a Kindle Fire HD 10 tablet.

For more information or to join a book club, call Tiffany Thieneman, public services manager, at 812-738-4110. Registration for adult programs at the Corydon location are handled by the Reference Department.

More information about monthly programming at each of HCPL’s locations can be found on the Adult Events calendar via the library website at under the “Get Connected” tab.