Monthly Archives: October 2018

One State / One Story: Frankenstein
Join us this October as we celebrate Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein,
which turns 200 years old in 2018.

Frankenstein is Electric
Be at the library on Monday, October 22 at 4:30 p.m.
to have fun with electric circuits.
This program is for grades 1 and up.
Pre-registration is required.

The Science and The Fiction in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein
Monique Morgan, Associate Professor of English, Indiana University
will present a program on Frankenstein on Thursday, October 25 at 5:30 p.m.
This program is for adults and teens.
Please contact the library to register and to get a copy of the book.


 One State / One Story: Frankenstein is an Indiana Humanities program and has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the Indiana State Library and Indiana Center for the Book.

Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

After-School Programs @ Salem Public Library
This fall join us for after-school programs on Mondays at 4:30 p.m.
For students in grades 1-6.
Please call or stop by the library to register for these programs.

October 15:  Grossology
October 22:  Frankenstein is Electric!
October 29:  Halloween
November 5:  Candyland Live!
November 12:  Princess Party (for ages 2 and up)
November 19:  I Survived Series
November 26:  Wings of Fire
December 3:  Owl Diary Activities
December 10:  Christmas Craft
December 17:  Gingerbread Houses

Toddler Time
Ages 2 and 3 years old
Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. on October 23, 30 and November 6, 13
Pre-registration is required. Please stop by the library
or call 812-883-5600 to register.

Preschool Story Time
Ages 4 and 5 years old
Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. on October 23, 30 and November 6, 13
Pre-registration is required. Please stop by the library
or call 812-883-5600 to register.

Monster Writing Workshop
Tuesday, October 23rd at 4 pm
For grades 6-12
Instructors for this program are Catherine Bowman and Wendy Lee Spacek
Catherine Bowman is a Professor at Indiana University
Wendy Lee Spacek is an Associate Instructor and MFA Candidate
in Creative Writing at Indiana University
Register by stopping by the library or calling 812-883-5600.
This event is sponsored by the Indiana University Center for Rural Engagement

Bestseller Book Club
Wednesday, November 7th 10:45 a.m.
Join us for a discussion of Feared by Lisa Scottoline.

Washington County Purdue Extension Office Program
Topic: Thanksgiving Hacks
Wednesday, November 7th at 5:30 p.m. at the Library.
Register by stopping by the library or calling 812-883-5600.

Writers Workshop and Reading with Samrat Upadhyay and Brianna Barnes
Thursday, November 8th at the Library
Writers Workshop at 3:30 pm – This program is for adults
Reading and Q&A at 5:30 pm
Samrat Upadhyay is an author and the
Martha C. Kraft Professor of Humanities at Indiana University
Brianna Barnes is a MFA candidate in Creative Writing, Fiction at Indiana University
Register by stopping by the library or calling 812-883-5600.
This event is sponsored by the Indiana University Center for Rural Engagement

Beginning Mountain Dulcimer Classes
Instructor Kara Barnard, Silver Strings Dulcimer Program
For adults ages 50 and older
Classes on Fridays from 11 am – 12 pm on November 9, 16, 30 and December 7, 14
The class is free and students will be provided with mountain dulcimers free of charge for the duration of the program
The Silver Strings program is supported by Traditional Arts Indiana with funds from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Indiana Arts Commission
Pre-registration is required.
Register by stopping by the library or calling 812-883-5600.