Archive for January 2009

Friends of MPL Annual Meeting

January 19, 2009

January 20, 2009
at Kennedy Library

The Friends of Muncie Public Library, a volunteer group
dedicated to raising funds in support of Library programs,
will hold the following meetings:
Tuesday, January 20, 2009 at 5:30 p.m.
Friends Board meets for regular business meeting.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 at 6 p.m.
ANNUAL MEETING. Current members, new members and those wishing to join are encouraged to attend this meeting. Nominations will be taken and appointments will be made for Board Members. (A brief meeting will follow for newly elected officers.)

The Friends meet every other month, plan and hold book sales and distribute funds to support many Muncie Public Library programs, such as the Reading Programs for Children. Join now!

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Brad Hoyt on Harp Guitar

January 14, 2009

Harp GuitarDon’t miss this wonderful performance! 
Brad Hoyt on the Harp Guitar
Sunday, February 8, 2-3:30 pm
Kennedy Library

Brad Hoyt is a composer, pianist and harp guitarist who has performed and recorded extensively in America and Europe. Brad graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelors degree in Telecommunications and an associate’s degree in Jazz/Commercial Music. After graduation, he moved to New York City and performed regularly as a solo pianist and ensemble musician.

International Edible Book Festival @ MPL!

January 7, 2009

Cinderella's Castle

The time has come! The 2009 Muncie Public Library Edible Book Festival is back! This year’s event will be held on Saturday, April 4, at the Kennedy Library. This event is based upon the International Edible Book Festival which involves participants creating edible works of art based on books.

Information about entry guidelines may be found here. Registration forms may be picked up at any MPL location, or printed from here and returned to any MPL location. Online Registration is also available.

Need Legal Advice? Get Answers!

January 7, 2009

Indiana Legal Services Logo

Tuesday, January 6 at Maring-Hunt Library , 9 a.m. until Noon
An attorney from Indiana Legal Services, Inc. in Indianapolis will provide free and confidential legal advice on civil matters. If you have legal questions, you can get answers. Please stop at the Reference Desk on the day of the event to put your name on the list for first come, first served basis.

Tuesday, January 20 at Conley Library , 9 a.m. until Noon
An attorney from Indiana Legal Services, Inc. in Indianapolis will provide free and confidential legal advice on civil matters. If you have legal questions, you can get answers. Please stop at the Checkout Desk on the day of the event to put your name on the list for first come, first served basis.

***To be eligible for these services, a person must have a household income that is less than 125 percent of the federal poverty income level, meaning an income of $13,000 for a one-person household, or an income of $26,500 for a four-person income. Those ages 60 or older are eligible for services regardless of income or household size.***

Indiana Legal Services Official Website

Book Talk @ Maring-Hunt

January 2, 2009

Koyuki

Saturday, January 10 at 11 a.m.

Artist Margaret Cantrell will discuss her recently published book, Koyuki: The Story of Little Snow. Cantrell created original artwork for the book, which is on display at Maring-Hunt Library throughout January. Books will be available for sale and signing at the Book Talk event.

Converting to Digital Television

January 2, 2009

Digital TV Transition


Are you ready for the DTV transition coming in February? RadioShack has partnered with the American Library Association to host seminars throughout the country to help people prepare for the DTV transition.  At these seminars, a RadioShack DTV expert will help answer the following questions: 

What is the DTV transition?
Will I be affected?
What do I have to do?
How do I get a coupon for a converter box?
How do I set up my converter box?

 

Saturday, January 31 at 2:00 p.m.

@ Maring-Hunt Library

2005 S. High Street

Muncie, IN 47302

Tuesday, January 13 at 5:30 p.m.

@ Carnegie Library

301 E. Jackson Street

Muncie, IN 47305

 http://www.dtv.gov/ – Official Government Website about the Digital TV Transition. Coupon program, converter boxes, DTV & antennas, and more!