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Family Fun reigns at Shelby County Public Library

August is here and school is just around the corner, but never fear. Family fun reigns supreme at the Shelby County Public Library.

Teens, elementary age, and preschoolers have a packed schedule the week-and-a-half before school starts. To cap off the week, young Indianapolis blues musician, harmonica player, and skateboarding enthusiast Carson Diersing will perform on Saturday at 2 p.m. on the library’s plaza stage.

Teens and Tweens have a beefed up program, meeting three times a week. Bubble Therapy – relaxing with those Storytime favorites – meets every Friday at 4 p.m. DM Blake will lead patrons 11-19 on a Dungeons & Dragons adventure every Thursday at 6 p.m. Every Wednesday, Teens and Tweens will meet 4 p.m., YAB will meet, while Aug. 9, the huge favorite Chip Taste Test returns! (It’s a perfect way to relax after the first day of school at 4 p.m.)

Kids Club will meet on Thursday, Aug. 3 at 4 p.m. Elementary-age kids can start the school year off right. Kids Club will meet again on Thursday, Aug. 17, at the usual time – 4 p.m.

Storytime, for our preschool patrons, stays at their popular times: 10 a.m. on Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, and 1 p.m. on Thursday. The theme this week is Stars and Space. Each storytime includes stories, songs, crafts, and bubbles – everyone’s favorites!

Put Baby/Toddler Play Time on your schedule for 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 11 – next week. This popular socialization time occurs twice a month. Unless demand increases, of course.

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