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Library lists July programming for adults

Mar 29, 2024

Renovations will begin July 7 at the Lanesville branch of the Harrison County Public Library to add Makerspace elements such as a 3D printer, cricut and cricut press, media conversion equipment, sewing machines, a green screen, laser cutter/engraver and more.

For the weeks the branch is under construction, the Lanesville adult programs will be moved to Corydon.

All programs are free unless otherwise noted.

July adult programming will include:

Scrapbooking Memories — Thursday, July 6, at 5 p.m. at Corydon, bring a scrapbooking project to work on and socialize with others.

Books & Bagels — Friday, July 7, at 9:30 a.m. at Corydon, choose any book to read. Come enjoy a bagel and be prepared to share an overview and thoughts about the book you selected.

Manga & Anime Club — Saturday, July 8, at 1 p.m. at Corydon for those who love reading manga and watching anime. Participants will discuss “Frieren: Beyond Journey’s End, Vol. 1” by Kanehito Yamada.

Creative Cards — Monday, July 10, at 5 p.m. at Corydon and Thursday, July 13, at 11 a.m. at Palmyra, create handmade cards to take home. All materials are included.

Memories & Memoirs Book Club — Tuesday, July 11, at 3 p.m. at Corydon for those who love historical and biographical books. The July book will be “Rocket Boys.”

Clever Crafts — Wednesday, July 12, at 5 p.m. at Corydon, the craft will be a Button Tree on Canvas. All materials will be provided, including instructions and help if needed. Registration is required.

Mystery Book Club — Monday, July 17, from 2 to 3 at Corydon. The July book will be “Dying for Chocolate.”

Painting with Jamie — Tuesday, July 18, at 6 p.m. at Elizabeth, paint a sunset scene with a hummingbird and flowers guided by artist Jamie. All materials will be provided. Registration is required as space is limited.

Junk Journaling — Wednesday, July 19, at 4 p.m. at Corydon, participants will create their own junk journal from recycled and found materials; design pages to be used for writing, drawing, recording memories, etc.

Cook Book Club — Thursday, July 20, at noon at Corydon, participants will bring a themed dish (main or side) to share along with the recipe used to create it. Theme for July is Barbecue. Participants will sample each other’s dishes and collect copies of each recipe.

Not Your Mother’s Book Club — Thursday, July 20, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Palmyra branch. The July book will be “Everything I Never Told You” by Celeste Ng.

Is My Child on Track? Developmental Milestones for Communication — Thursday, July 20, at 6 p.m. and Tuesday, July 25, at 3 p.m. both at Corydon. Learn about the developmental milestones for communication from birth through elementary age so you can become aware of potential issues.

Corydon Farmers Market — Friday, July 21, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Fred C. Cammack Corydon Farmers Market, drop by the HCPL booth to say hello and check out all the library has to offer.

Early Birds — Monday, July 24, at 9 a.m. at YMCA of Harrison County’s Trailhead in Corydon, meet for a beginner birdwatching outing. Learn local birds by sight and sound. (Children in pre-K and up are welcome to join adults.)

What’s Your Angle? — Monday, July 24, at 6 p.m. at Corydon, whether you are a novice or more experienced photographer, join this program to share photos, ideas and tips while developing photography skills. Each month will highlight a new “challenge” for participants. The challenge for July will be I Miss ____.

Puzzle PALooza — Wednesday, July 26, at 2 p.m. at Corydon, drop in to work on puzzles and socialize with others.

Staying Scam Safe — Thursday, July 27, at 1 p.m. at Corydon, join this program to learn about the most common scams, steps to protect yourself and your information and how to report frauds and scams. This program will be presented by the Harrison County - Purdue Extension Office.

Stitches in Time/Sit & Stitch — Tuesdays from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. and Thursdays from 2 to 4 at Corydon and Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Palmyra, bring a current project or start something new, work at your own pace and enjoy the company of others.

Summer Reading Challenge — The annual Summer Reading Challenge “All Together Now,” which began May 22, continues through July 31. Read books and earn tickets for a chance to win prizes.

Registration information is available online at or at all HCPL locations.

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