Jessamine County Public Library Events published Oct. 19, 2017

Published 11:22 am Thursday, October 19, 2017

Jump & Jive

Friday, Oct. 20  10:30 – 11 a.m.

Join with us as we sing and dance to your favorite storytime songs and rhymes. This high-energy program is specifically geared for kids 0-5 years of age. Families will have fun together as they enjoy age-appropriate songs, rhymes and fingerplays. This is a great time for the whole family to learn their child’s favorite storytime rhymes and songs. For children ages 0 – 5 years.

One-to-One Job Search Assistance

Friday, Oct. 20  10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

and 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Get one-to-one help with your job search! A JCPL librarian can help you look for jobs, create and upload a resume or cover letter and fill out an online application.

Mother Goose Storytime

Monday, Oct. 23  10 – 11:15 a.m.

and 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Mother Goose storytime is designed to provide parents/caregivers and young children time to enjoy books and reading together. For children ages 0-2 years.

Teen Trivia

Monday, Oct. 23  6 – 6:30 p.m.

Think you know pop culture and trivia? Want to test your skills and win some prizes? Come join us every Monday for Teen Trivia! Topics include: music, sports, food, Harry Potter, video games, anime, books, and more! This is a come-and-go program and registration is not required.

Intro to GarageBand

Monday, Oct. 23  7 – 8:30 p.m.

Explore the basics audio recording and editing with GarageBand. You will learn how to add new tracks by selecting software instruments, vocal, electric guitar or drummer tracks. You will also learn how to add loops and use smart controls. Bring a USB drive to save your project.

Mother Goose Storytime

Tuesday, Oct. 24  10 – 11:15 a.m.

and 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Mother Goose storytime is designed to provide parents/caregivers and young children time to enjoy books and reading together. For children ages 0-2 years.

Family Storytime

Tuesday, Oct. 24  7 – 7:45 p.m.

This storytime is designed for families with children 0-5 years old. Family storytime is designed to provide parents/caregivers and children time to enjoy books and reading together while incorporating early literacy and school readiness activities. Adults and children will spend quality time together as they enjoy stories, lap songs, fingerplays, singing and dancing. Each session includes 25-30 minutes of group interaction followed by an opportunity for parents and children to play, talk and read together. Participation is encouraged as we explore language and movement in a group setting. No registration is required for this program, so please attend as often as you are able.

JCPL Jeopardy

Tuesday, Oct. 24  7 – 8 p.m.

Have you ever wanted to be a contestant on Jeopardy? Here’s your chance to practice! JCPL Jeopardy will be (almost) like a live version of the real game show, with just a few differences: we will have three new contestants at every round, each round will consist of clearing one board of questions, categories will remain the same throughout the evening and there will be no deduction of points for wrong answers.

Preschool Storytime

Wednesday Oct. 25  10 – 11 a.m.

This storytime is designed for families with children 3-5 years old. With an early literacy and school readiness focus, group time includes 25-30 minutes of outstanding stories, poetry, fingerplays, singing and dancing. It wraps up with time for adults and children to interact with a story one-on-one. Participants can then enjoy an additional 10-15 minutes of an age-appropriate art project, physical activity or dramatic play. No registration is required for this program, so please attend as often as you are able.

Books & Bites

Wednesday Oct. 25 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Enjoy some morning refreshments and good conversation with other book lovers in this no-pressure book club! JCPL librarians will provide lists of recommended books. They’ll also discuss your recent favorites. If the weather’s nice, we’ll meet on the reading patio. Please register

Exercise With Ease

Wednesday Oct. 25  10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

If you want to exercise, but need to start slowly, this is the perfect class for you. They can help you get moving gently so you can avoid exacerbating injuries or existing conditions. These exercises can be adapted to fit nearly any physical impediment. Trained instructor, Paula Hutchens will be your guide to exercising with ease. No need to register.

Preschool Storytime

Wednesday Oct. 25  11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

This storytime is designed for families with children 3-5 years old. With an early literacy and school readiness focus, group time includes 25-30 minutes of outstanding stories, poetry, fingerplays, singing and dancing. It wraps up with time for adults and children to interact with a story one-on-one. Participants can then enjoy an additional 10-15 minutes of an age-appropriate art project, physical activity or dramatic play. No registration is required for this program, so please attend as often as you are able.

Teen Craft: Cabochon Creations

Wednesday Oct. 25  6 – 7 p.m.

Teens, get crafty! Hang out and make DIY projects to make your world even more awesome. Room decor, jewelry, tasty snacks, and more. For teens in grades 6-12. All supplies are provided. Please register. In October, design your own cabochon jewelry, magnets and keychains!