Special Events

Science in Play 2Go: This interactive exhibit by the Kentucky Science Center will be on display at the Trimble County Public Library in Kentucky from nowto June 2 during normal library hours. Science in Play 2Go is designed to help the community do more science related activities and to help facilitate early-childhood learning for schools and libraries. This exhibit will include creating your own rollercoaster, experimenting in the Science Depot, and visiting the Shapes and Stuff Store.

Friends of the Library Book Sale: Add to your home library and support the Jefferson County Public Library. This booksale at the Jefferson County Public Library in Madison is from noon to 5 p.m. on May 17, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 18 and noon to 5 p.m. on May 19. For more information, go to www.mjcpl.org or call the library at (812) 265-2744.

May 14

Story Hour: Readers can visit the Carroll County Public Library at 11 a.m. for this children age story hour. For more information, call the library at (502) 732-7020 or go to www.carrollcountylibrary.org

MBTC Lunch: Will meet at noon at the Key West Shrimp House. All former employees of MBTC are invited.

Knitting: Lace Table Runner: Students can learn how to use crochet cotton thread and an 8 stitch cross technique from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library in Hanover. This is recommended for students with intermediate skills or higher. Materials needed are number 10 crochet cotton thread of any color, size 3 needles and one double pointed needle. For more information, go to www.mjcpl.org or call the library at (812) 265-2744.

DIY Spring Centerpiece: Create a spring centerpiece for your table from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library. Registration is required and this event is free. To register or for more information, go to www.trimblelibrary.org or call the library at (502) 255-7362.

Freethinkers Book Club: Will meet from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Village Lights Bookstore. Freethinkers from the area will discuss “Enlightenment Now” by Steven Pinker. For more information, go to www.villagelightsbooks.com or call (812) 265-1800.

May 15

Walking Club: Meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Trimble County Public Library for a walk over to the cemetery. Walkers of all ages, speeds and abilities can participate. After the walk, there will be fruit available. This will be cancelled if there is rain. For more information, go to www.trimblelibrary.org or call the library at (502) 255-7362.

Zumba: Will meet at 5:15 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. For more information, call the library at (502) 732-7020 or go to www.carrollcountylibrary.org

May 16

Moving for Better Health: The free strength and balance exercise class will meet from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thursdays at the Lide White Memorial Boys & Girls Club/Family & Community Center. For more information, call (812) 273-1072.

Yoga: Will meet at 9:35 a.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. For more information, call the library at (502) 732-7020 or go to www.carrollcountylibrary.org

Music Makers: Will meet at 11 a.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. For more information, call the library at (502) 732-7020 or go to www.carrollcountylibrary.org

Knitting: Fruit Bookmarks: Learn how to knit a pear, apple and pineapple bookmark at 5 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library in Hanover. This event is for students with average knitting experience. Materials needed are DK weight yarn in scraps of yellow, red, light green, dark green and brown, one pair of size 3 knitting needles, darning needle, polyester filling, craft glue and paperclips. For more information, go to www.mjcpl.org or call the library at (812) 265-2744.

Pound: Will meet at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. For more information, call the library at (502) 732-7020 or go to www.carrollcountylibrary.org

May 17

Freethinkers Book Club: Meets at 6 p.m. on the third Friday of the month at Village Lights Bookstore. For more information, call (812) 839-6535.

May 18

End of Month Meal: Will be served from 11 a.m. to noon at The Salvation Army, 331 E. Main St. in Madison. For delivery, call (812) 265-4339 after 9 a.m.

Fighting Smoke and Flames: Come from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. to the north parking lot near the Clifty Falls State Park Clifty Shelter to meet some of the area firefighters and Smokey the Bear. All ages are welcome. For more information, call the Clifty Falls State Park Nature Center at (812) 273-0609 or email Kayla Leach at kleach@dnr.in.gov

VR Experience: Sign-up for a 30 minute time slot to experience virtual reality from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. To register or for more information, call the Carroll County Public Library at (502) 732-7020 or go to www.carrollcountylibrary.org

Live Music: John: Local folk musician John Sheckler will play from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Village Lights Bookstore. He will play original and traditional songs on a mountain lap dulcimer crafted with his own hands. For more information, go to www.villagelightsbooks.com or call (812) 265-1800.

Saturday Night Stitchers: Stitchers of all stripes can meet from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Village Lights Bookstore Reading Room. For more information, go to www.villagelightsbooks.com or call (812) 265-1800.

May 19

Waterfall Hike: Meet at 10 a.m. at the Clifty Falls State Park Clifty Shelter for an one hour moderately rugged hike through one of the most scenic sections of Clifty Canyon. For more information, call the Clifty Falls State Park Nature Center at (812) 273-0609 or email Kayla Leach at kleach@dnr.in.gov

Stream Safari: Gather in the Clifty Falls State Park pool parking lot at 2 p.m. for a short, easy hike down the trail to explore one of the many streams in the park. Be sure to wear water shoes and be prepared to get wet. For more information, call the Clifty Falls State Park Nature Center at (812) 273-0609 or email Kayla Leach at kleach@dnr.in.gov

May 20

Moving for Better Health: The free strength and balance exercise class will meet from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Mondays at the Brown Gym. For more information, call (812) 273-1072.

4th Monday Book Group: Join this discussion of the book “Maybe You Should Talk To Someone” by Lori Gottlieb at noon at the Carroll County Public Library. For more information, go to www.carrollcountylibrary.org call the library at (502) 732-7020.

Knitting: Cross and Diamond Afghan: Learn how to knit a color work afghan in a mosaic style by combining slipped stitches and knitting one color at a time from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library in Hanover. Materials needed are two to three skeins each of a light and dark color worsted weight yarn of your choice, size 8 circulat needles in a 29-inch length or longer, stitch markers and darning needle. For more information, go to www.mjcpl.org or call the library at (812) 265-2744.

Zumba: Will meet at 5:15 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. For more information, call the library at (502) 732-7020 or go to www.carrollcountylibrary.org

Book Group: Read a great book and enjoy conversation and refreshments with fellow booklovers from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library in Hanover. This month’s book will be “The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers” by Maxwell King. Books are available at the patron services desks at both Madison and Hanover libraries. For more information, go to www.mjcpl.org or call the library at (812) 265-2744.

Yoga: Practice self-care from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library. This free class is open to all ages and levels of experience. Newcomers are always welcome. For more information, go to www.trimblelibrary.org or call the library at (502) 255-7362.

Freethinkers of Madison: Will meet at 7 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of the month. For location information, call (812) 839-6535.