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TAG: Make Gingerbread Houses at Harrison County Public Library

December 19, 2017 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Harrison County teens in grades 7-12 are invited to a community service event to make gingerbread houses out of graham crackers for our Afterschool Crafts program later in the week. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Lasky at 812-738-4110.See More
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Diana Lasky posted an event

TAG: Candyland Prep at Harrison County Public Library

December 5, 2017 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Harrison County teens in grades 7 - 12 are invited to help us prepare for Candyland. This is a community service event. We will bag candy for Candyland and work on Post-It note Christmas art to add to our Pac-Man wall. We will discuss the Teen Video Challenge and our options on making a video for the contest. Come and join us for a good time and jump start your holidays!See More
Dec 1


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Class Subjects

Started by Autumn Jan 24, 2012. 0 Replies

HCPL would like to provide materials for the topics students need each year for class, but many times cannot get materials quickly enough to meet project deadlines (especially when asked the night before).  In an effort to have more materials on…Continue

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Blog vs Newsletter

Started by Autumn. Last reply by Autumn Mar 8, 2011. 3 Replies

Originally the Library created, printed, addressed, stamped, and sent a 3 page newsletter seasonally.  But the newsletter was sent to only around 300 of the now 39,364 (2010 Census) citizens of Harrison County.  This newsletter is now being…Continue

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Blog Posts

Astronomy for Beginners, Part 2 - The Galaxy, or Hunting DSOs

Posted by Eden Ransdell on December 4, 2017 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

Next time you're outside on a clear night, stand a moment and look up.  That's a lot of stars, right?

Photo by Dambldore via…


Astronomy for Beginners, Part 1 - The Solar System

Posted by Eden Ransdell on December 4, 2017 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

As long as you have good vision, anyone can learn astronomy, telescope or no.  Read on for a beginner's primer to one of the most rewarding science hobbies!

Learning Constellations

Trust me, taking the time to do this will make everything else much easier!  You can print out a free monthly…


Thanksgiving Dinner Cupcakes from Afterschool Crafts

Posted by Eden Ransdell on November 17, 2017 at 1:25pm 0 Comments

Check out the mini Thanksgiving dinner cupcakes that our Afterschool Crafts group decorated!

Dinner Plate=shortbread cookie, with your choice of colored frosting

Turkey=Brach's Maple Nut Candy, sliced

Gravy=Melted chocolate

Green beans=Long green sprinkles



Owls of Indiana

Posted by Eden Ransdell on November 2, 2017 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

Who's that hooting in the woods?  We have four species of owls resident in Indiana, plus another four that visit during the winter.  You can easily learn the calls of the three most common, and if you practice, you can even hoot back at them and start a conversation.

Great horned…



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