Bartholomew County Public Library

Bartholomew County Public Library 536 Fifth St
Columbus, IN 47201
812-379-1255

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10/15/2021
Tim Grimm and Sons

Tim Grimm and Sons

Columbus's Tim Grimm performs with his sons, Connor and Jackson Grimm. Tim's new album "Gone" released this past spring. Jackson recently released his second recording, "Sober Again."

It's a new episode of Random Lines Podcast.  This week, Tessa reads from Baum's "Wonderful Wizard of Oz" and encourages ...
10/15/2021

It's a new episode of Random Lines Podcast. This week, Tessa reads from Baum's "Wonderful Wizard of Oz" and encourages you to give it a shot.

Find Random Lines on the podcast app of your choice, or at http://mybcpl.libsyn.com

It's a new episode of Random Lines Podcast. This week, Tessa reads from Baum's "Wonderful Wizard of Oz" and encourages you to give it a shot.

Find Random Lines on the podcast app of your choice, or at http://mybcpl.libsyn.com

10/14/2021
Rachel Carson: "Silent Spring" and the birth of the modern ecology movement

In this recorded event set in 1963, actress and historian Leslie Goddard portrays the pioneer environmentalist Rachel Carson

Carson's childhood love for the living world is covered, along with her passion for writing, and her work to awaken the world to the beauty and fragility of nature. Biologist and author Rachel Carson warned the world of the potentially dire environmental impact of chemical pesticides in her best-selling 1962 book Silent Spring."

10/14/2021
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10/13/2021

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There are 17 new bestsellers, one new movie, two new audiobooks, 40 new children's books, and 142 other new books, including 13 that are available online.

The new bestsellers this week include "The Lincoln Highway," "Cloud Cuckoo Land," and "Joshua Weissman: An Unapologetic Cookbook." The new movie this week is "Ted Bundy: American Boogeyman."

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There are 17 new bestsellers, one new movie, two new audiobooks, 40 new children's books, and 142 other new books, including 13 that are available online.

The new bestsellers this week include "The Lincoln Highway," "Cloud Cuckoo Land," and "Joshua Weissman: An Unapologetic Cookbook." The new movie this week is "Ted Bundy: American Boogeyman."

Today is set aside as Columbus Day.  Did you know that 14 states also recognize it as Indigenous People’s Day to respect...
10/11/2021
Books | First Nations Development Institute

Today is set aside as Columbus Day. Did you know that 14 states also recognize it as Indigenous People’s Day to respect the fact that Native Americans inhabited North and South America for thousands of years before Europeans arrived? This isn’t meant to erase the impact that Columbus and others had, but rather to show the full picture and to wrestle with the consequences of colonialization. Today, we encourage you to learn something new about those that came before. https://www.firstnations.org/knowledge-center/books/

The staff members of First Nations Development Institute have compiled a list of what they consider to be essential reading for anyone interested in the Native American experience. Certain entries on the list are boldfaced, indicating that the employees of First Nations consider them to be “a goo...

Last concert of the season-Oct 15 with Tim Grimm and sons!
10/11/2021

Last concert of the season-Oct 15 with Tim Grimm and sons!

Today is World Mental Health Day. The World Federation for Mental Health established the day in 1992, and this year's th...
10/10/2021

Today is World Mental Health Day. The World Federation for Mental Health established the day in 1992, and this year's theme is Mental Health in an Unequal World.

Today is World Mental Health Day. The World Federation for Mental Health established the day in 1992, and this year's theme is Mental Health in an Unequal World.

10/10/2021
10/09/2021
The McGuires

The McGuires

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We are excited to host for the first time Max and Barbara McGuire! As many of you know, they are an award-winning classic rock/blues/country acoustic duo.

Tonight at 6 pm!
10/09/2021

Tonight at 6 pm!

Tonight at 6 pm!

10/08/2021
GreenTimbre Music

GreenTimbre Music

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Louie and Teresa Green, GreenTimbre Music, return to the Plaza! They play a mixture of different music genres and original songs.

10/08/2021
It's a new episode of Random Lines Podcast.  This week, Shelly reads from Willa Cather's "The Troll Garden" and encourag...
10/08/2021

It's a new episode of Random Lines Podcast. This week, Shelly reads from Willa Cather's "The Troll Garden" and encourages you to give it a shot. Find Random Lines on the podcast app of your choice, or at http://mybcpl.libsyn.com

It's a new episode of Random Lines Podcast. This week, Shelly reads from Willa Cather's "The Troll Garden" and encourages you to give it a shot. Find Random Lines on the podcast app of your choice, or at http://mybcpl.libsyn.com

October is Family History Month and your library has you covered-check out our resources https://mybcpl.org/genealogy an...
10/08/2021

October is Family History Month and your library has you covered-check out our resources https://mybcpl.org/genealogy and visit the Indiana Room inside the Columbus library. Our genealogy librarian Annette, [email protected] can always give you an assist.

October is Family History Month and your library has you covered-check out our resources https://mybcpl.org/genealogy and visit the Indiana Room inside the Columbus library. Our genealogy librarian Annette, [email protected] can always give you an assist.

10/07/2021
Bigfoot: Fact or Fiction?

Central Middle School CSA eighth-graders present their findings from a science/English project on Bigfoot.

Yes!
10/07/2021

Yes!

Yes!

The New York Public Library system, the largest in the country, went fine free yesterday - your library has been fine fr...
10/06/2021

The New York Public Library system, the largest in the country, went fine free yesterday - your library has been fine free for three years!

The New York Public Library system, the largest in the country, went fine free yesterday - your library has been fine free for three years!

Fun for the kids!
10/06/2021

Fun for the kids!

Fun for the kids!

See what's new this week at the Bartholomew County Public Library at:*** http://wowbrary.org/nu.aspx?fb&p=3346-229 ***Th...
10/06/2021

See what's new this week at the Bartholomew County Public Library at:

*** http://wowbrary.org/nu.aspx?fb&p=3346-229 ***

There are five new bestsellers, four new movies, two new audiobooks, 164 new children's books, and 76 other new books, including 117 that are available online.

The new bestsellers this week include "Cat Kid Comic Club #2: From the Creator of Dog Man," "I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001," and "The Moonlight Child." The new movies this week include "Reminiscence," "First Cow," and "The East."

See what's new this week at the Bartholomew County Public Library at:

*** http://wowbrary.org/nu.aspx?fb&p=3346-229 ***

There are five new bestsellers, four new movies, two new audiobooks, 164 new children's books, and 76 other new books, including 117 that are available online.

The new bestsellers this week include "Cat Kid Comic Club #2: From the Creator of Dog Man," "I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001," and "The Moonlight Child." The new movies this week include "Reminiscence," "First Cow," and "The East."

We want to thank our friends at Thrive Alliance for donating a Music and Memory kit that we circulate as one of our Memo...
10/06/2021

We want to thank our friends at Thrive Alliance for donating a Music and Memory kit that we circulate as one of our Memory Kits. Fright Night is a great way to support this program.

We want to thank our friends at Thrive Alliance for donating a Music and Memory kit that we circulate as one of our Memory Kits. Fright Night is a great way to support this program.

Sessions led by Elemental Yoga Columbus - just for kids!
10/05/2021

Sessions led by Elemental Yoga Columbus - just for kids!

Sessions led by Elemental Yoga Columbus - just for kids!

BCPL has several resources to help you celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month! Check out this book display by our circulation de...
10/05/2021

BCPL has several resources to help you celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month! Check out this book display by our circulation desk or take a look at a few of our online resources, such as this collection of LGBTQ+ Stories on our Kanopy film streaming services: https://tinyurl.com/yp672c6s.

BCPL has several resources to help you celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month! Check out this book display by our circulation desk or take a look at a few of our online resources, such as this collection of LGBTQ+ Stories on our Kanopy film streaming services: https://tinyurl.com/yp672c6s.

Visit our storywalk at Blackwell Park this week to read this special story!
10/05/2021

Visit our storywalk at Blackwell Park this week to read this special story!

Visit our storywalk at Blackwell Park this week to read this special story!

Join us!
10/05/2021

Join us!

Join us!

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I'm looking at the September Program Guide and I don't see a date for the Adult Take and Make. Can you tell me when that is scheduled, please?
Rohan in D.I.G event Bartholomew County Public Library :)
I cannot get into the craft class on decorating the magazine holder
St. Patrick’s Day Concert featuring Laughing Jack! Thank you bcpl!
I love this Library !
Thank you so much for the virtual programs for children during these difficult times. My daughter has enjoyed them so much!
Sorry to see in the paper today that Elzy Sipes has passed away. He worked at the library for 17 years. Many of you will remember him.
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The Islanders were great ! Thank you for These winter concert free
Please everyone share this post if you can. This group is a supportive group and place for families who have loved ones that have Autism. They plan diffferent events that are free or discounted so that our loved ones get to go do things they might not normally get to go do like going to a Wizards Ball Game, Monthly Sensory Friendly gym times, Christmas Party, and Pool parties. We need people to be will to help in whatever way you can. We are looking for people to donate things to help raise money for the events that they have for our children and families. If there are people that you know who might be interested in helping in anyway, could you please tag them or re post to them. Thank you. https://facebook.com/events/s/7th-annual-the-arcs-i-can-5k-a/184027909515400/?ti=icl