CCPL October Newsletter


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Join us for a literary celebration like no other at the Indiana Author Extravaganza, happening on Friday, October 6 from 10 AM to 2 PM and Saturday, October 7 from 10 AM to 5 PM! Hosted by the Cambridge City Public Library and proudly sponsored by the Friends of the Library, this event promises to be a delightful opportunity for book enthusiasts.


We’re thrilled to announce that we have a roster of approximately 25 talented authors who will be in attendance, ready to engage in captivating conversations about their works. Whether you’re a bibliophile seeking your next favorite read or a patron eager to connect with these literary talents, the Indiana Author Extravaganza is the place to be.


Come and explore the world of words, share your passion for literature, and support our local authors as they showcase their literary creations. We look forward to seeing you there for a weekend filled with literary charm and community spirit. Don’t miss out!

not scary halloween

Get ready for a frightfully fun time at the Cambridge City Public Library’s “Not-So-Scary Halloween” event on Monday, October 23 at 6:00 PM! This spooktacular gathering promises an evening of delightful Halloween festivities suitable for all ages, so bring the whole family for a ghoulishly good time.


Our lineup includes spine-tinglingly catchy spooky songs, a thrilling costume parade where your little ones can show off their creative outfits, engaging and imaginative crafts to get into the Halloween spirit, and, of course, some delectable snacks to satisfy those sweet cravings.


This event is recommended for pre-K through elementary school-age children, but we welcome all who wish to join in the Halloween fun. So mark your calendars and come dressed in your Halloween best for an unforgettable evening of Not-So-Scary Halloween delights at the Cambridge City Public Library. We can’t wait to celebrate with you!

October Book Clubs

Book Club

Our Evening Book Club is back in action! On Tuesday evening, October 24, at 6:30 PM, we will dive deep into the world of “The Librarian of Burned Books” by Brianna Labuskes. This historical thriller is set in the aftermath of World War II and follows a determined librarian’s quest to uncover the truth behind a mysterious fire that destroyed countless irreplaceable books. This gripping novel is sure to spark lively conversations and insights. Don’t miss this chance to connect with fellow bookworms and explore the power of literature. All are welcome!


On Wednesday, October 25, at 1:00 PM, join us at the Senior Center at the Golay to discuss “Lessons in Chemistry” by Bonnie Garmus. This witty and heartwarming novel tells the story of a brilliant scientist navigating the challenges of the 1960s while trying to balance her career and personal life. “Lessons in Chemistry” is a delightful blend of humor and insight, making it a fantastic topic of conversation. Share your thoughts, make new friends, and enjoy a wonderful afternoon of literary discussion.

Other Events


Switch it Up Gaming Club meets on October 4th, 18th, and 25th at 4 pm. Tweens and teens are invited to participate in multi-player games like Mario Cart, Minecraft, and Super Smash Bros Ultimate on the library’s Nintendo Switch. The library’s Nintendo Switch was a gift from the Friends of the Cambridge City Public Library.


The adventure continues! Join our Gamers’ Guild and conquer the world of Dungeons and Dragons! They will meet on the 9th and 23th at 3:30 pm to play Dungeons and Dragons. Recommended for ages 9-17.

Bring your little ones to our Mother Goose On The Loose story time every Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Mrs. Kim will entertain your child with delightful stories, songs, rhymes, and music. This interactive story time is suitable for all ages and no registration is required.

The Cambridge City Coding Club meets Thursdays, October 5, 19, and 26 at 4:00 pm to learn coding skills together and to design cool stuff!

Cambridge City Public Library
600 W. Main Street
Cambridge City, IN 47327

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