PCDL releases upcoming events

R-H Staff

EATON —The Preble County District Library will host a variety of events in the upcoming weeks.

Kids and Families:

Comedy Magic Show

Magician Gordon Russ will kick off the Summer Reading season with his hilarious magic show! Children can bring a small “Pick Me!” sign to stand out when Gordon calls for volunteers. Gordon’s show will travel to all seven Preble County District Library branches to kick off Summer Reading.

Make sure to catch his show at the:

Eaton Library on Wednesday, June 1 at 10 a.m. and Thursday, June 2 at 2 p.m.

West Manchester Library on Wednesday, June 1 at 1 p.m.

West Elkton Library on Wednesday, June 1 at 4 p.m.

Eldorado Library on Thursday, June 2 at 4 p.m.

Camden Library on Thursday, June 2 at 6:30 p.m.

West Alexandria Library on Monday, June 6 at 1 p.m.

New Paris Library on Monday, June 6 at 5 p.m.

Crazy 8s Math Club

The Eaton Library has a new program to get kids excited about math. The Crazy 8s Club is an eight-week program with activities like the Bouncy Dice Explosion, Glow in the Dark Geometry, and Toilet Paper Olympics. Crazy 8s is for children in grades K-2, and will be held each Tuesday at 6 p.m. from June 7 through July 26. Register for the program in person at the library or call 937-456-4331. Registrations will be taken until June 1.

Teens (grades 6-12):

Pokkén Tournament

Try the newly released Pokkén Tournament game for the Wii U! We’ll play tournament style, and the top player will win a Pokemon-themed hat! Everyone will leave with a prize, and we’ll have snacks during the tournament! Pokkén Tournament will be at the Eldorado Library on Thursday, May 26 at 4:30 p.m.

Teen Movie

Eaton Teens Grades 6-12, watch a movie and eat snacks at the Eaton Library on Tuesday, May 24 at 3:30 p.m. This month, we’ll see the latest in the film series from a galaxy far, far away.

Registration is required. Stop by the Eaton Branch or call 456-4331 to register. The movie will end at approximately 5:50 p.m.

Game Truck

Come out to the library to play the latest video games inside the state-of-the-art Dayton GameTruck in June. GameTruck is a full mobile video game entertainment center with high-definition televisions and a massive library of games for the latest consoles, including PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Wii U.

The GameTruck will be making four stops in Preble County the first full week of June:

Monday, June 6 at the West Manchester Library from 3-5 p.m. (937-678-8503)

Tuesday, June 7 at the New Paris St. Paul UMC (301 E. Main St.) from 3-5 p.m. (937-437-7242)

Wednesday, June 8 at the Eaton Library from 3-5 p.m. (937-456-4331)

Thursday, June 9 at the Camden Library from 3-5 p.m. (937-452-3942)

Registration is required. Call the phone number listed in parentheses to register for that particular date. Please register by June 1.


Novel Discussion Book Club

Join us at the Eaton Branch of Preble County District Library for our monthly book discussion. This month, we’ll meet Thursday, June 16 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss “A Body to Die For” by G.A. McKevett. The Novel Discussion book club meets the third Thursday of every month.

Adult Crafting: Doodling

Whether you call it Zentangle or Zen doodle, it just simply fun! And relaxing! Start with a simple shape, repeat. Add a line, repeat. Continue until you are lost in the process. Bring a friend and join us at location or time that is convenient for you. Sign-ups are appreciated.

Tuesday, May 24 at 4 p.m. at the Eldorado Library

Wednesday, May 25 at 4 p.m. at the West Manchester Library

Thursday, May 26 at 4:30 p.m. at the West Elkton Library

Healthy Living for your Brain and Body

Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. We’ll have Jacki Williams from the Miami Valley Alzheimer’s Association at the Eaton Library on Saturday, June 4 from 1-2 p.m. to help keep our brains and bodies healthy as we age.

Pamper your Body: Spa program

Learn about lotions, soaps, and more at the June adult programs across the library branches. Catch the program on:

Thursday, June 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the Eaton Library

Tuesday, June 14 at 4 p.m. at the Eldorado Library

Thursday, June 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Camden Library

Wednesday, June 15 at 5:30 p.m. at the West Alexandria Library

Tuesday, June 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the New Paris Library

Wednesday, June 22 at 4 p.m. at the West Manchester Library

Thursday, June 23 at 4:30 p.m. at the West Elkton Library

R-H Staff