Okinawa Yu Yu Kai

Okinawa Yuyukai at Brown County


Traditional Arts Indiana and the Brown County Public Library present the Okinawa Yu Yu Kai from Indianapolis. They will demonstrate Eisa, an energetic, powerful drum dance. Share Okinawan language and culture on November 17 from 2 to 3 pm. Free!

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Meet Saige, an American Girl

saigeThe  Library is hosting an American Girl Program on Saturday, November 9, from 1:30 to 3 p.m.  Join us for an afternoon of fun with snacks, crafts and give-aways, including Saige.  The program is opened to all ages, but the drawings are for children only.  Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult.   You must be present to win.

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Loop Group

Attention all fiber crafters and wannabe fiber crafters. Beginning Thursday, Sept. 26 at 6:30 p.m. the library will be hosting a weekly “loop group.”  All ages and all skill levels are welcome.  Bring your own projects of any fiber related craft – knitting, crochet, spinning, weaving, needlework, etc. – and spend some time with like-minded people.  Share your projects, share your skills, learn new techniques, …..  Some free supplies for knitting and crocheting will be available. No registration is required and there is no charge.  This is a totally drop-in program.  For more information call the library at 988-2850.


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Rune Letters

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The Germanic runic alphabet has been found inscribed on standing stones, swords, rings and cups from as early as 200 BC and was probably in use long before that time.   This beautiful lettering can be found in the books written by J.R.R. Tolkien.  Tolkien was an Oxford professor and philologist.  He was fluent in many languages and created alphabets for the languages he invented for his books about Middle-earth.  Tolkien uses Anglo-Saxon runes in The Hobbit as they were originally used by the ancient people of Europe and Scandinavia.  Learn more about J.R.R. Tolkien and runes on the Tolkien Society web site,; and of course you will find the classic bestselling book on the shelves at the library if they are not checked out.

If you are interested in joining the B.C. Tolkien Society e-mail us at

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The Persian Pickle Club

Persian Pickle”  is the traditional term used by quilters  for the paisley pattern.  In this month’s book of choice,  ”The Persian Pickle Club” by Sandra Dallas, a group of women get together for quilting bees and share their hopes, dreams, laughter and sorrow.  Set in Kansas during depression times, this book has a variety of colorful characters and explores the ties that unite women through good times and bad.  Come join A Novel Bunch book club on August 21, from 2:00-3:30, in room B at the library and pick up the book for September, Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver.  Everyone is welcome!

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