Staff Picks, New Books, & Bestseller Express

cover of Chasing King's Killer
cover of Just Mercy
cover of The Sun Does Shine
cover of The Woman in the Window
cover of another good dog
cover of Reading with Patrick
cover of The Perfect Mother
cover of The Doctor with an Eye for Eyes

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Art Hacks

Colorful Abstract Pattern
Main Library
LifeLong Learning Center
Saturday, February 22 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Experience family time by bringing your teen or adult family member to make a wire sculpture together. Our featured artist for the month is English artist Henry Moore who used family as a recurring theme.Event registration ends 1 day before the program.

HIV & Hepatitis C Testing with Positive Link

Person Receiving Finger Prick Test
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, March 4 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Worried that you or a loved one may have been exposed to HIV or Hepatitis C? Get tested quickly and easily with Positive Link. Positive Link provides free testing, comprehensive prevention information, and services for people infected with or at risk of contracting these two viruses in south Central Indiana. If needed, Positive Link will refer you to a disease intervention doctor for help with treatment. All testing is done on-site, no appointment necessary. HIV testing requires a simple finger prick and your results will be available in one minute. Hepatitis C testing requires a blood sample; Positive Link will contact you with your test results.

Plan Your Independence with WICAA Services

Miniature Shopping Cart with Coins and a Wooden House
Main Library
Collaborative Space 4
Wednesday, March 4 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Do you struggle with the costs of health care, child care, or utilities? WICAA's Family Development program offers methods and resources to address challenging family issues, including budgeting, adult education, employment, heath care, addiction, and housing. Meet with a Family Development Specialist to assess your family's needs and identify your goals and barriers, then learn how to develop a plan and implement the strategies needed to attain economic self-sufficiency. No appointment is necessary for this free service. All individuals and families are welcome. Learn more about WICAA at www.wicaa.org.

Art Hacks

Red House
Main Library
LifeLong Learning Center
Saturday, March 21 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
This month's inspiration will be the 2020 Big Read selection, Our Town, as well as scenes from Terre Haute painted by local artist Peter Bruning. Peter's son Vincent will present a brief talk about his father's art and legacy. Paint abstract buildings from a supplied photo or feel free to bring your own image to paint.

Armchair Travels

Colorful African Drums
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Monday, March 30 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Habari! That's "hello" in the Swahili-speaking areas of Africa. More than 2,000 languages are spoken by African families. Explore these and many other aspects of African diversity in the journey around an eclectic and colorful continent.