New Library Meeting Room Booking System Coming Soon | Albion new era

ALBION – The Noble County Public Library is delighted to announce that we have received a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, enabling us to purchase Communico, software that allows our customers to book our meeting rooms and easily consult our calendar. of events.

Customers can reserve a room for meetings or private parties by going to our website,, and clicking on the “Reserve a Room” tab.

To stay up to date on programs at NCPL, simply click on the “Events” tab. You can sort by location, age group or type of event. Click the calendar icon to see the whole month at once.

This project is made possible by a grant from the US Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Indiana State Library.

New Materials at NCPL Branches for February:

Articles for adults: “The Wedding Crasher and the Cowboy”, by Robin Bielman; “What’s Unsaid” by Emily Bleeker; “Llama Crafts,” by Ellen Deakin; “The Unknown,” by Heather Graham; “Mittens and Hats for Yarn Lovers: Step-by-Step Techniques for Knitting in the Round,” by Carri Hammett; and “Not a Happy Family”, by Shari Lapena.

Articles for teens: “Garfield’s Guide to Digital Citizenship,” by Jim Davis; “Daughter of the Deep,” by Rick Riordan; “Draw Manga”, by Sweatdrop Studios Publishing; “Silk: The Life and Times of Cindy Moon,” by Robbie Thompson (graphic novel); “Maybe This Time,” by Kasie West; and “Siege of Rage and Ruin”, by Django Wexler.

Articles for children: “Luca: Friends are Forever”, by Natasha Bouchard; “A Beauty of Ladybugs,” by Kathy Broderick; “I’m going to give you a polar bear hug!” by Caroline B. Cooney; “The Smallest Train,” by Chris Gall; “Love from Sesame Street,” by Sesame Workshop, illustrated by Ernie Kwait; and “Gopher and the Three Bears,” by Kevin O’Malley.

Movies on DVD: Dear Evan Hansen rated PG-13, The New Mutants rated PG-13, Amazing Winter Romance & Snowkissed (Hallmark two-movie collection) rated PG, Bluey Season 1 rated Juvenile, Muppet Babies: Time to Play rated Juvenile, and The Titans Who Built America (non-fiction DVD).

TV series on DVD: Albion – The Flash, season 7. Avilla – Nancy Drew, season 2. Cromwell – NCIS: Los Angeles, season 12.

Programs for children in February:

Preschool Storytime will be Tuesday, February 15 and 22 at 9:15 and 10:30 a.m. or Thursday, February 3, 17 and 24 at 6 p.m. February’s theme will be “sweets”. Delicious!

PaLS Play and Learn Storytime will take place on Tuesday, February 8 at 9:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. or Thursday, February 10 at 6 p.m. The theme is hibernation and each participating family will receive a free copy of the book Snuggle Down Deep by Diane Ohanesian.

Afterschool Unplugged: Valentine’s Day. We’re going to bake Valentine’s Day pretzels and play a Valentine’s Day themed headband game. Feb. 8, 3-4 p.m. for first year at CN Elementary School. February 15, from 3 to 4 p.m. for the second year at CN Elementary School. February 22, 3:30-4:30 p.m. for third grade at CN Elementary School. February 24, 3:30-4:30 p.m. for fourth and fifth graders at CN Elementary School. Please register your child.

Teen programs in February:

Valentine’s Day blind taste test, Thursday, February 17 at 4 p.m. Taste Valentine’s Day chocolates and try to guess the chocolate flavor. The person with the best sense of taste will win a prize!

Programs for adults in February:

Craft therapy: DIY resin pendants; Class in two parts. Part One, Tuesday, February 15 at 6 p.m. Part Two Wednesday, February 16 at 6 p.m. Learn how to use epoxy resin and alcohol inks to create beautiful pendants.

Book club, Thursday, February 24 at 6 p.m. We will discuss the book “The Four Winds” by Kristin Hannah.

All NCPL branches will be closed on Monday, February 21 for President’s Day.

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