Grab bags available at JCPL
Friday, April 25, 2014 8:32 PM
Jay County Public Library has a new feature available for children.
Grab bags are plastic drawstring bags filled with 10 books and activities and are available for different reading levels.
Grab bag themes are animals, music, space, construction, spring, fairy tales, cooking or magic, or custom bags can also be made with three days notice. Grab bags can be checked out for three weeks and children get to keep the bag when items are returned.
• Book bundles are available for teens and adults. The bundles contain a group of read-alikes that are similar to a favorite author’s books, series or characters.
• Meeting rooms have been unavailable at the library because of flooding and will be available again May 19. To make reservations, call the library at (260) 726-7890 or visit www.jaycpl.lib.in.us/meeting_rooms.htm.
• Ebooks and eaudiobooks are available at cidc.lib.overdrive.com. Also individual tech tutoring sessions are available by calling the library.
• The library is taking donations of gently used stuffed animals to use in the children’s area.
An Indiana Wildlife Artists Exhibit, produced by Northern Indiana Wildlife Artists, will begin Saturday at Limberlost State Historic Site Visitor Center in Geneva with a reception from 1 to 4 p.m.
The show will feature more than 30 paintings, drawings and mixed media by Indiana wildlife artists, with several artists in attendance on Saturday. Their works will also be for sale.
There will also be refreshments provided by Friends of the Limberlost.
The exhibit will continue through Oct. 31.