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Marian McFadden Display (& Free Cookie!) | ShelbyvilleToday

Marian McFadden Display (& Free Cookie!)

Let’s revel in your knowledge of Shelbyville history! The library is honoring Marian McFadden. A display of artifacts, pictures and the original manuscript of her hallmark work, “Biography of a Town, Shelbyville 1822-1962” will be in the main library. Check it out and then pass a short quiz. If you get a perfect score, you’ll get a cookie!

 

Marian McFadden, 1904-1975 Marian McFadden was a dedicated public servant, both in her professional and personal lives. She was employed at the Shelbyville Public Library and several Indianapolis libraries. She also served as the director of the Indianapolis Public Library and was named the director of State Public Libraries from 1944 until her retirement in 1956. She was a member of the Shelbyville Central Schools board of trustees, recipient of the Shelby County Chamber’s “Citizen of the Year” award in 1974 and was the first recipient of the Rotary Club Arts and Humanities Award. She was author of the book, Biography of a Town: Shelbyville, Indiana, 1822-1962.

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5:30 pm KIDS: Paws for Reading
KIDS: Paws for Reading
Jul 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
We will have special visitors at the library on Thurs., October 27 at 5:30pm. Therapy dogs, Ava, Oakley, and Penny, are looking for children to read to them! Will you sign up and read to[...]
6:15 pm Shelbyville Rotary Club Meetings @ The Fiddlers Three Restaurant
Shelbyville Rotary Club Meetings @ The Fiddlers Three Restaurant
Jul 27 @ 6:15 pm
Shelbyville Rotary Club Meetings @ The Fiddlers Three Restaurant
The object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster: 1. The development of acquaintances as an opportunity for service.[...]
6:30 pm Civil Air Patrol Meeting @ National Guard Armory
Civil Air Patrol Meeting @ National Guard Armory
Jul 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Civil Air Patrol Meeting @ National Guard Armory | Shelbyville | Indiana | United States
If you are interested in airplanes, rockets, learning new skills, and leardership, you might want to join the Civil Air Patrol.  This patrol is for anyone ages 12-18 who is interested in these things. Join[...]
Jul
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10:00 am Creative Time at the Gallery @ The Gallery
Creative Time at the Gallery @ The Gallery
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Creative Time at the Gallery @ The Gallery | Shelbyville | Indiana | United States
The Gallery in downtown Shelbyville is hosting a weekly open house for artists to enjoy the company of other artists and the benefit of a studio. Share this:FacebookTwitterGooglePinterestLinkedInMoreRedditEmail
11:00 am BIG HERO 6: Movie @ Shelby County Public Library
BIG HERO 6: Movie @ Shelby County Public Library
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
All ages of youth are invited to the youth department to watch the movie, “The Lorax.” This event is free to attend / No reservations are necessary to attend.Share this:FacebookTwitterGooglePinterestLinkedInMoreRedditEmail
11:00 am NASA Science Challenge (Morristown)
NASA Science Challenge (Morristown)
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Using the Engineering Design Process, students will develop and build a shoebox glider, and then improve it in terms of aircraft and wing materials, shapes, and structure, to produce the greatest glide slope (the ratio[...]
1:00 pm Pantry Pals – Fairland @ New Life United Methodist Church
Pantry Pals – Fairland @ New Life United Methodist Church
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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New Life Methodist Church/Pantry Pals 1-3pm Every two months on the Fourth Friday on the following dates: – January 23, 2015 – March 27, 2015 – May 22, 2015 – July 24, 2015 – September[...]
4:30 pm TEEN: Youth Advisory Board Meeting
TEEN: Youth Advisory Board Meeting
Jul 28 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Are you… • Between the ages of 12-18 • A lover of books, ideas, and all things creative • Ready to be a leading voice for teens and young adults in your community • Interested[...]
5:30 pm TEEN: Youth Advisory Board Meeting
TEEN: Youth Advisory Board Meeting
Jul 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Are you… • Between the ages of 12-18 • A lover of books, ideas, and all things creative • Ready to be a leading voice for teens and young adults in your community • Interested[...]
7:00 pm TEEN LOCK-IN
TEEN LOCK-IN
Jul 28 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 29 @ 7:00 am
It’s the annual teen lock-in! Stay tuned for details! Registration will be required. Share this:FacebookTwitterGooglePinterestLinkedInMoreRedditEmail