This Week at the Library: April 30-May 5, 2018

April 29, 2018
By BCPL

SUPERHERO PARTY
Monday, April 30th from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.

The Library will host a Superhero Party on Monday afternoon from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. Teens and tweens can come party with super games, crafts, movie screenings, and snacks inspired by their favorite superheroes. This event will be held in the Community Room. For ages 9-18.

 

BUTTERFLY EXHIBIT CLOSING RECEPTION
Monday, April 30th from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.

The Library will host a closing reception for the "Butterflies!" art exhibit on Monday evening from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. in the Mahan Gallery. Patrons are invited to come celebrate the art and artists who contributed to the exhibit. Light refreshments will be available.


 

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE
Wednesday, May 2nd from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The City of Danville Community Blood Drive will be held in the Community Room at the Library this Wednesday, from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Those who register and give will receive a "Donate Blood, Y’all" purple t-shirt. For more information, or to schedule an appointment to donate, call 800-775-2522 or visit kybloodcenter.org.

 

NOW PLAYING NIGHT
Thursday, May 3rd at 4:00 p.m.

On Thursday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. the Library will host “Now Playing Night,” an afternoon where tweens can have fun hanging out the Library playing board games and watching a movie. This month will feature The Incredibles, an animated film from 2004 about a family of undercover superheroes who are forced back into action when their "biggest fan"-turned-villain is now bent on their destruction. For ages 9-13.

 

MEDICARE MADE CLEAR
Thursday, May 3rd at 6:00 p.m.

On Thursday evening at 6:00 p.m., the Library will host "Medicare Made Clear," an interactive, educational seminar that will cover the basics of Medicare. Presented by Richard Manarchy, attendees will gain an understanding of Medicare parts A, B, C, and D, including who is eligible, coverage options, enrollment times, and what to do next.

 

KID'S HOMESCHOOL BOOK CLUB
Friday, May 4th at 2:00 p.m.

The Kid’s Homeschool Book Club will meet on Friday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. Led by Children's Librarian Libby McWhorter, this book club is designed for children ages 5-8 and features a book discussion and trivia activities.  This month, participants are reading One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia. Snacks will be served. Register for this club in the Children’s Library.

 

LEGO CLUB
Friday, May 4th at 4:00 p.m.

The Library will host LEGO Club on Friday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. in the Storytime Room. The finished LEGO creations will be placed on display in the Children’s Library.

 

PROTECT YOUR HISTORY: "HOW TO LABEL AN OBJECT"
Saturday, May 5th at 2:00 p.m.

On Saturday, May 5 at 2:00 p.m., the Library will host "How to Label an Object," part of the "Protect Your History" monthly series offered at the Library. At this workshop participants will learn how to correctly label personal collections so the history doesn’t get lost.  The class will be an introduction on proper supplies, methods, and materials to use. This program will be held in the Mahan Gallery.