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THE LIBRARY BOARD WILL MEET IN JUNE

Newton County Public Library Board meetings are held on the third Monday of each month. The June 2022 regular board meeting will be held Monday, June 20 at 5:30 p.m. at the Lake Village Memorial Township Library, 9444 N 315 W in Lake Village, Indiana.

The Roselawn Library is hosting a book club on Thursday, June 9 and Thursday, June 23 from 10-11 a.m. Participants will read and discuss “A Thousand Splendid Suns” by Kahlid Hosseini.

Two women, born a generation apart, discover their own strength and courage as their homes and families are destroyed in war-torn Kabul.

Customers who wish to participate must order this book from the library through Evergreen Indiana. The audio version of it is also available, and downloadable versions are available on the library’s Overdrive or Hoopla digital content services.

Coffee will be available and attendants are encouraged to bring their own snacks. This program is free and open to adults. Register for this free book discussion program by visiting the Roselawn Library, call 219/345-2010 to register, or register online at: https://www.signupgenius.com/tabs/73377d904a4ceeac17-adult

LIBRARIES CLOSED FOR REMEMBRANCE DAY

Newton County Public Libraries, with locations in Lake Village, Morocco and Roselawn, will be closed on Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day.

The library will reopen at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 31. The Newton County Public Library Board and staff wish everyone a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day weekend.

YARDZEE is a larger, outdoor version of the popular Yahtzee game! Adults 18 and older are invited to the Moroccan Community Library on Wednesday, June 1 at 10 a.m. to enjoy a morning of YARDZEE on the Library grounds. Participants may bring non-alcoholic beverages and light refreshments will be served. Registration is required, so visit the Community Library of Morocco or call 219/285-2664 to register. Participants can register online at: https://www.signupgenius.com/tabs/73377d904a4ceeac17-adult

DISNEY FAMILY QUIZ EVENING AT VILLAGE DU LAC

Disney fans of all ages are invited to test their knowledge at the Lake Village Library’s Disney Trivia Night on Friday, June 3 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Fans must form teams of up to six members of any age, but each team must have a device with the Kahoot! Application downloaded to be used during the program. Participants are encouraged to bring snacks and non-alcoholic beverages, but everything must fit on the table where the team will be seated for the evening competition.

INDIVIDUAL TECHNOLOGY TRAINING AVAILABLE

The Newton County Public Library continues to offer computer and other personal electronics assistance in the form of FREE one-on-one help sessions each month.

Topics that library staff will help you with are:

• Computer basics (Windows 7, 8, 10 and iPads)

• Download e-books and audiobooks to your device

• How to use an iPad, Kindle, Android device or smartphone

• Configuration of an e-mail, Facebook, Skype or other account

• Organize files, photos and music

• Basics of Microsoft Office

• Use of USB sticks to save personal data

• Search for a topic on the Internet

Things to know when planning a One on One:

• Staff members are not able to troubleshoot or repair devices

• The Library is not responsible for any damage to customer equipment that may occur during a support session

• Bring any device you need help with with you, include power cords or let us know if you want to use a stationary computer for instruction

• Staff may not be able to provide support for all device types, programs, or issues

• Appointments are based on staff availability

• Clients can only book one 30 minute session at a time

Lake Village will be hosting its next help session on Wednesday June 15th. Please call 219-992-3490 to register for a timeslot. The Roselawn Library will be offering technology assistance on Tuesday, June 21.

Customers can call 219-345-2010 to register for a timeslot. Morocco will offer One on One technology on Friday, June 17. Interested customers should call 219-285-2664 to register.

COLOR ZONE ADULT COLORING AT ROSELAWN

Roselawn Library will be offering “Color Zone” on Thursday, June 23 from 6-8 p.m. Spend a few hours with other adults, have fun and express your creativity!

No experience is necessary.

If you have your own coloring books and materials, you can bring them, but we will also have materials available. You can choose your own coloring pages from the variety of images that will be available, and we will provide you with markers, crayons or colored pencils. Attendants may bring their own soft drinks and snacks.

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