PCDL plans activities

Kids and families

Lego Club

The Eaton Library will have a monthly Lego program when school-age children can build, complete challenges, or just have fun. It will meet the last Monday of each month from 4-5 p.m. The next Lego Club program is Monday, Oct. 30 at 4 p.m.

Children can use the library’s Lego collection. If you bring Legos from home, please bring them in a container labeled with your child’s name.

Baby Snow Owl children’s craft

Join us at the Eldorado Library to make a baby snow owl craft on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 4:30 p.m.

Tween-tivities: Agamographs (ages 8-12)

Agamographs are pieces of art that contain different pictures, depending on the angle at which they’re viewed. Make your own three-piece artwork at the library! Registration is required for this program. Call you library or sign-up in-person.

Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 5 p.m. at the West Manchester Branch

Monday, Nov. 13 at 4:30 p.m. at the New Paris Branch

Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 4 p.m. at the West Alexandria Branch

Thursday, Nov. 16 at 5 p.m. at the Eldorado Branch

Thursday, Nov. 30 at 4:45 p.m. at the Camden Branch

Lego Building Contests

Want to show off your master builder skills? There are two Lego Building Contests on Saturday, Nov. 4, and prizes will be awarded to the best builder in three age groups (grades K-1, 2-3, and 4-5).

The Lego Contest at the New Paris Library will begin at 11 a.m., and the Eaton Library’s contest will start at 1 p.m. Builders will have one hour to complete their creations. You must bring your own Legos, and all Legos must be separated before building.


BB-8 ornaments

Are you a Star Wars fan? Get ready for the release of The Last Jedi next month by making your own BB-8 ornament! This craft will be at five library branches in November:

Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 4 p.m. at the West Manchester Library

Monday, Nov. 13 at 5:30 p.m. at the New Paris Library

Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 3 p.m. at the West Alexandria Library

Thursday, Nov. 16 at 4 p.m. at the Eldorado Library

Thursday, Nov. 30 at 5:45 p.m. at the Camden Library


Southern Ohio Supernatural

Meet some real ghost hunters and hear some of their most exciting stories at the Eaton Library on Saturday, Oct. 28 at 1 p.m.

Southern Ohio Supernatural is a family investigating the paranormal. After a lifetime of strange experiences, they started their own investigating team.

Intro to Genealogy Class

Do you want to learn about researching your family history? The Preble County Room has an ‘Intro to Genealogy’ class on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 1-3 p.m. Learn about some of the resources you can use, both in the library and at home, to start putting together your family tree. Call the Preble County Room to register for this program at (937) 456-4970. The Preble County Room is located at 450 S. Barron St. in Eaton.

World War I on the Ohio Homefront

Were you aware that 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of U.S. involvement in World War I? As part of the centennial, the Preble County Room will host a guest speaker who will present ‘WWI on the Ohio Homefront’ on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 1 p.m.