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One-on-one help


Need some help with that job search, navigating that new tablet, basic computer instruction, or (just about) anything? The Preble County District Library has the ‘Book a Librarian’ program. Call 937-456-5562 to schedule an appointment with the Reference Librarian. Appointments are available every Monday in March at 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. Appointments are also available on Mondays in April at 4 or 5 p.m.


Discover local hiking


Ready to hit the trails? Join Tammy York, author of 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati at the Eaton Branch of the PCDL as she discusses her book, guides you through tips for beginning hikers, and identifies some of the best hiking in the area. The program is scheduled for Thursday, March 27 at 6:30 p.m.


National Craft Month


Celebrate National Craft Month at the library. Visit the West Alexandria Branch throughout the month of March for a chance to win a craft basket. At the West Elkton Branch, crafts will be available all month long.


Book and Bake Sale


The West Elkton Branch of the PCDL will be hosting a book and bake sale in April. The sale is presented by the Friends of the Library, and it will be from 1-6 p.m. on April 7 and 9 and 12-5 p.m. on April 10. All sales are by donation only. Book and movie donations will also be accepted during the sale.


Dome Theater


Do you enjoy the Omnimax dome theaters? PCDL is bringing the dome theater experience to Preble County. On Saturday, May 10, the portable dome theater will be at Bruce Elementary School at 506 B Aukerman St. in Eaton. Programs correlate primarily with K-8 curriculum, including ‘Saturn: The Ring World,’ ‘The Dinosaur Prophecy,’ ‘Passport to the Universe,’ and many more. Shows will run every 30 minutes from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For a full list of shows, visit www.pcdl.lib.oh.us.


Minnetrista Theatre


Children in grades K-5 will learn the necessary elements of a habitat, what it means to have character while seeking to do great things, and the elements of theatre production. The Eaton Branch will welcome Minnetrista Theatre on Saturday, April 26 at 1 p.m.


The show follows King Gerg, whose kingdom is in shambles. In an effort repair it, he sends out three servants to seek stories of true greatness. The performance takes place the day of those servants’ return.


With masks and large-scale puppetry, the King and his court explore what it means to be truly great.


Turn trash into treasure


Summer Reading is just around the corner, and the PCDL is getting ready with ‘Junk-Start Summer Reading,’ an art workshop where you can turn junk into beautiful works of art. Materials will be provided, but you may also bring your own trash to turn into a treasure. The workshop will be held at the Visual Art Center of Preble County at 601 Hillcrest Drive in Eaton on Saturday, April 12 from 10 a.m. to noon.


Minnetrista Theatre educational show


Children in grades K-5 will learn the necessary elements of a habitat, what it means to have character while seeking to do great things, and the elements of theatre production. The Eaton Branch will welcome Minnetrista Theatre on Saturday, April 26 at 1 p.m.


The show follows King Gerg, whose kingdom is in shambles. In an effort repair it, he sends out three servants to seek stories of true greatness. The performance takes place the day of those servants’ return.


With masks and large-scale puppetry, the King and his court explore what it means to be truly great.


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