Adult Programs

Adult Programs


tails and tales Summer Reading Club 2021 - runs June 1-July 31

The Summer Reading Club for Adults is for anyone over age 18.

Adults who read library books and audiobooks (both physical and digital) can earn prizes.

Register in person at the library or online through the Beanstack app.

Adult Summer Reading Club Prizes:
  • Just for signing up, you will get a Charlestown-Clark County Public Library keychain.
  • The first 175 people to read 5 books will get a Charlestown-Clark County Public Library tote bag.
  • The first person at each branch to read 10 books will get a JayC gift card.

At the end of the summer, all participants who read at least 1 book will be entered into a drawing for the following prizes:

  • A bag of books for one person at each branch
  • A gift card to Xscape Movie Theatre
  • Gift cards to various restaurants

woman with umbrella Virtual Adult Canvas Painting Class

Join us for a virtual canvas painting class with Viva Art (Formerly Uptown Art)! Painting kits with all your supplies, including paint, brushes, and canvas, will be made available for you to pick up.

Facebook live event on Thursday, June 17 at 6 pm

Registration is required and begins Saturday, May 1. Spaces are limited.
Register on the library calendar or call the library at 812-256-3337.

An email address is required at registration. In the notes field, tell us at which library branch you want to pick up your kit.

For those who registered: 24-48 hours before the event, you will receive an email with a link to the live Facebook event, where Viva Art will be instructing you on how to paint this picture! If you do not receive the email, please contact us at 812-256-3337. If you cannot make it for the live event, the video will be available for you to watch at a later time.

cookbooksRecipes to Share

A monthly cookbook discussion group.

If you like to talk cookbooks and sharing recipes, this group is for you. The group meets the first Thursday of each month at Charlestown Library. (Due to the pandemic, we will not be sharing any food at this time.)

Charlestown Library
Thursday, June 3 at 9:30-10:30 am

Register on the library calendar or call the library
at 812-256-3337.

cottage by the seaThe Great Escape Book Club

Get away with a good story and a good discussion.

Come Join us for our monthly book club featuring the “gentle reads” genre on the third Tuesday of each month.

Register on the library calendar or call the library at 812-256-3337.

The June book will be:
Cottage by the Sea - Debbie Macomber

Charlestown Library
Tuesday, June 22 at 6:30-7:30 pm


Ice Cream @ The Library

The Clark County Farm Bureau wants to help your family celebrate National Dairy Month with free ice cream! The New Washington State Bank’s ice cream truck will visit the branch libraries at these dates and time:

Charlestown Library: June 8 at 1-2 pm
Sellersburg Library: June 8 at 2:30-3:30 pm
Borden Library: June 10 at 1-2 pm
Henryville Library: June 10 at 2:30-3:30 pm
New Washington Library: June 15 at 1-2 pm

ice cream

Celebrate Your Pets!

Do you love your pets? Your family can celebrate them at this fun event featuring crafts, stories, treats and more.

Charlestown Library
Thursday, July 8 at 10-11 am

This is a drop-in event and no registration is required.

a cat

Family Petting Zoo

All ages are welcome to join the library for a free fun petting zoo. Meet and learn about 10 different cuddly animals at the Charlestown Library.

Charlestown Library
Tuesday, July 20 at 10-11 am

This is a drop-in event and no registration is required.

honey hill farm


flowers butterflies Nature Program

Join Jeremy Beavin with the Charlestown State Park for a local wildlife program! More infomation to follow. Registration is required.

Sellersburg Library
Wednesday, July 14 at 6:00 pm

Charlestown Library
Wednesday, July 21 at 6:00 pm