In-Person Programs

Mooresville (Indiana) Public Library

Meet Our Programmers

Ms. Whitney is the library’s director of youth services and programs.  She presents several in-person children’s programs, including Storytimes.  Watch our online calendar for upcoming program dates and times.

Ms. Megan is the library’s assistant director of youth services and teen outreach librarian.  She presents several in-person programs, as well as virtual programs, for teens.  Watch our online calendar for upcoming program dates and times.

Ms. Tammy is the library’s life enrichment coordinator.  She organizes adult and family-oriented in-person programs.  Watch our online calendar for upcoming program dates and times.

Recurring In-Person Programs

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TODDLER TIME, Mondays 11:00-11:30 a.m., Children’s Program Room, Babies & Toddlers:  Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active toddler build important early learning skills. For ages 0-2.  See our online calendar to learn more.

HOMESCHOOL HUDDLE, Mondays 2-3 p.m. (August 8, September 19, October 17, 2022), Children’s Program Room: Calling all homeschoolers! Huddle up for this meet and greet program. Learn about upcoming library programs and meet other families in the area. There will be games, crafts and more.  See our online calendar to learn more.

NERD CLUB, Tuesdays 4-5 p.m., Community Room: Nerd Club combines gaming, anime, music, and tech. Each week will be different! There will be games, crafts and more.  See our online calendar to learn more.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME, Wednesdays 10:00-10:45 a.m., Children’s Program Room:  Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are welcome to join us for stories, rhymes, crafts, and fun!  See our online calendar to learn more.

OUTDOOR VOLUNTEERING (TEENS), Wednesdays at 4 p.m., Outside the Library:  Teen volunteers!  Help keep the grounds around the library clean.  Dress appropriately for working outside.  See Ms. Megan, Ms. Whitney, or Ms. Diane for details.

MAKE IT, Thursdays 4-5 p.m., YAZ, Teens:  Make It is all about S.T.E.A.M.  Teens will leave with something they make each week.  Get ready to be creative!  For further details, check with Ms. Megan or see our online calendar.

NEEDLE ART, Saturdays 10 a.m. to Noon, Library Grand Hall:  Adults and teens:  If you enjoy embroidery (counted cross-stitch and needlepoint), drop by Ms. Kathleen’s NEEDLE ART group.  Members work on their projects, sharing ideas and techniques. It’s a great way to learn new methods and share your skills with others. Let the creativity begin! No registration required. Walk-ins welcome!

KNITTING & CROCHET CIRCLE, Tuesdays 1-3 p.m., Study Room A:  Interested in knitting or crochet? Share ideas and projects with other participants.  No registration required. Walk-ins welcome!

PAWS TO READ, Every Third Tuesday, 6-7 p.m., Children’s Program Room:  Kids can practice reading aloud and improve fluency by sharing a story with Bella, our lovable PAWS to Read therapy dog, and her friends.  Ten-minute reading sessions are available by appointment only. Registration required.  Please sign-up at the library’s youth services desk, or call the library at (317) 831-7323 to sign-up.

Single Event In-Person Programs

HOMESCHOOL 101, Thursday, August 25, 2022, 2-3 p.m., Community Room:  Would you like to learn more about homeschooling?  Do you already homeschool and want to share ideas?  Join us for Homeschool 101 presented by Rachel Williams, Indiana Association of Homeschool Educators Region 10 Representative.  Registration required.  Register Online.

THE REAL COST OF COLLEGE (VIRTUAL ZOOM WORKSHOP), Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 7 p.m. EST:  Register in advance here: https://bit.ly/mooresville96. This webinar will teach families how to compare the net price of college instead of the sticker price and other important college planning techniques. This workshop focuses on helping families understand the real cost of college by uncovering financial and academic fit.  This is the first in a series of webinars we’re hosting in collaboration with My College Planning Team over the course of the ’22-’23 school year.

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE, Thursday, September 29, 2022, 10 A.M.-3 P.M., Community Room:  Give the gift of life.  Just a few minutes of your time, and you could save three lives.  Registration required.  Click the icon (below) to learn how to register.

INDIANAPOLIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA:  TEDDY BEAR CONCERT, Saturday, October 8, 2022, 11 a.m.-Noon, Community Room:  Join us for an interactive performance designed to introduce children to instruments of the orchestra through story, movement and live music played by musicians from the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.  Registration requiredRegistration begins July 1, 2022. Register Online.

THE KASEY PROGRAM, BY KOORSEN FIRE & SECURITY, Friday, October 14, 2022, 11 a.m.-Noon, Community Room:  It is never too early to learn about Fire safety.  Join us as program founder and professional firefighter Jeff Owens and Kasey, a Black Labrador Retriever demonstrate fire safety tips and lifesaving skills.  This program is designed for children and accompanying adults.   No Registration Required.

GHOSTLY HOOSIER HAUNTS, Saturday, October 22, 2022, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Community Room:  Join Mooresville Public Library’s Bill Buckley as he discusses various haunted places in Morgan County and around Indiana that he has investigated over 30 years. Ghosts, poltergeists, spirit communications, and other paranormal activities abound! Not too scary for the whole family to attend.  No registration necessary.  Just walk-in and be prepared to have your socks scared off!

INDIANA DNR BAT TALK, Thursday, October 27, 2022, 6 p.m., Community Room:  Join Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) mammalogist Brad Westrich as he talks about bats living in the Hoosier state.  Bats are often pictured around Halloween, but they are hardly spooky creatures.  Bats are the only mammals capable of true flight, and Indiana bats are insectivores, so they help control our insect populations.  No Registration Required.