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Bicentennial Celebration, November 11th at 4pm

BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION at the Brown County Public Library, November 11th, 12th and 13th, 2016

INDIANA FOLK ARTS:  200 YEARS OF TRADITION AND INNOVATION (traveling exhibit)

The traveling exhibit “Indiana Folk Arts:  200 years of Tradition and Innovation” celebrates the rich culture and heritage of Indiana.  It includes the work of master artisans and highlights the diverse traditional art forms of our state. From Mennonite basketry and African quilt making to Miami beadwork and German-American rag rug weaving, the exhibition explores the work of folk artists, whose crafts represents important threads within our state’s historical narrative. This exhibit is provided by Traditional Arts Indiana based at the Mathers Museum of World Culture at Indiana University. Please join us and presenter, Jon Kay, for a Reception, Friday, November 11th, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the lower level meeting rooms of the Brown County Public Library.  The exhibit will be on display during regular library hours November 12th and 13th.  Free and open to all.

Knit One, Crochet Too

Winter’s coming!  Wouldn’t it be fun to sit by the fire or cuddle up on the couch and knit or crochet?  Brown County Public Library is offering beginning knitting and crocheting lessons on Tuesday, October 11, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Meeting Room B.  There will also be weaving and spinning demonstrations.  This free program is for adults and teens.  Sign up at the library or call 812-988-2850.

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    BROWN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

    205 Locust Lane · PO Box 8 · Nashville, IN 47448
    812.988.2850 · 812.988.8119 fax

    Monday-Thursday 9 am-8 pm
    Friday & Saturday 9 am–5 pm
    Sunday 1–5 pm

    CORDRY SWEETWATER BRANCH

    8751 Nineveh Road · Nineveh, IN 46164
    317.933.9229

    Tuesday 2-5 pm
    Wednesday & Thursday 3-6 pm