At The Library: July 13-19

Putnam County, IN – July 13, 2020 – The Putnam County Public Library is open to the public. Library business hours are:


Monday-Thursday                              9 a.m.-8 p.m.

Friday & Saturday                             9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sunday                                                Closed


The library will continue to offer Curbside Service. Masks and social distancing are highly recommended when inside of the library building.


This following virtual programs will be offered this week:


Preschool Crafts With Miss Taylor

Every Monday, Premieres @ 9 a.m.

Every Tuesday Miss Taylor will be giving instructions for an easy-to-do craft project. In this week’s video, Miss Taylor will show you how to make a shaker out of paper rolls and various household items!


Good Stories For Difficult Times: Joe Heithaus

Every Monday, Premieres @ 3:30 p.m.

Historically, artists have responded to adversity by expressing the emotions and struggles of the times and by providing perspective, context, critique, hope, diversion, affirmation, and more. Each week, the library will premiere a video recording of a local author reading works inspired by or about the Covid-19 pandemic. To submit your own writing, please contact Barbara Timm at


*NEW PROGRAM* Tiny Tunes

Every Tuesday, Premieres @ 9 a.m.

Tune in live on Facebook for songs and rhymes with Miss Taylor! Videos will be recorded and available on our Facebook page and YouTube channel, if you missed the live-stream or want to watch again.


*NEW PROGRAM* Virtual Nutrition: Plan To Know What’s For Dinner

Wednesday, July 8, 2-3 p.m.

Learn how to go about planning smart dinners for your family and the benefits of doing so. The Nutrition Education Program provides fun, engaging, and free nutrition education lessons to limited-resource youth and adults throughout Indiana. Our virtual lessons teach new skills that can be used at home everyday – planning meals, grocery shopping, cooking tips, and simple solutions for healthy eating and physical activity. Register at



Every Thursday, 11-11:30 a.m.

Join Miss Taylor for a virtual storytime over Facebook Live! You can email, and a Youth Services Librarian will email you the link.


Chapter Book Read Aloud

Every Friday, Premieres @ 9 a.m.

Tune in every Friday as Ms. Shanda reads a chapter from a chapter book. If you’re interested in following along, she’ll be reading My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett.


Too Good To Miss Books

Every Saturday, Premieres @ 9 a.m.

Every Monday, Ms. Krista will highlight 3-4 books that are just too-good-to-miss.


Kaitlin Tipsword, Marketing & Communications Manager

Putnam County Public Library


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