Congresswoman has local hours
U.S. Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks will have office hours in Zionsville from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at Town Hall, 1100 W. Oak St.
Call 848-0201 for more information.
Library features events this month
The Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library has planned the following programs:
• Warm up with a good book -- Now through Friday, Feb. 28, ages birth through grade five. Pick up a penguin themed reading log and bookmark. The first 200 children to complete their log will receive a plush penguin reading buddy.
• Teen Council -- 6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, teens in grades 7 through 12. Stop by to learn how to change library programming.
• Toddler Time -- 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, ages 1 and 2. Walkers and talkers are able to enjoy stories, songs, finger plays and more.
• Penguins -- 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 10, ages 3 through 6. Listen to stories about penguins.
• Safe-Sitter Course -- 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 11 and Feb. 8, ages 11 through 13. A course designed to teach babysitters how to be safe and nurturing caregivers and handle children's emergencies. Registration required. Fee is $55. Bring a sack lunch.
• Parent and Child Chess Club -- 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, Jan. 11 and 18, families. Kids and parents can spend time together learning the game of chess with the Yearling family.
• Teen: Game On -- 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, teens. Play group games on the Nintendo Wii or XBox Kinect.
• Preschool Pals -- 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, ages 3 through 6. Children are introduced to longer stories and will enjoy various interactive activities, finger plays, use of the flannel board, songs and a craft.
• K Plus Really Cool Animals -- 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, kindergarteners. Experiment with temperature and learn how to stay warm from animals. Leave with a cuddly penguin craft.