The library will be closed on Monday, January 18th for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

The library has changed over to a new phone system. To contact the branches please use the following numbers:

For more information and updates regarding Covid-19 please see the Indian River County website at www.ircgov.com.


Brackett Library
  • Friday, January 22nd — 3:00 PM

The world is filled with amazing books to read, cool sculptures of book characters, and fantastic book festivals.  As a passionate reader, your bucket list is filled with ideas related to books.  You have been saving your pennies for years, prioritizing your list of places and events, and making detailed plans for the moment when you can set off on your adventure.  Get your bucket list and head off on the trip of a lifetime! This game is geared toward teens and adults.  It's free to play but registration is required.  Email Hollie at hjenkins@irclbrary.org to register.  The game link will be emailed on January 22nd @ 3:00 PM.  The link will not expire and can be played anytime!  Play by yourself or with a group!  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Thursday, January 28th — 3:00 PM

Copies are available for the month's selection from the Brackett Library.  Read the book and peruse the provided discussion questions.  Join us on Zoom on the date of the meeting to share your thoughts and discuss with the group.  The Zoom meeting details are available at https://irsc.libguides.com/brackettbookclub. 

Happy Reading!  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Monday, October 5th — 10:00 AM
  • Monday, January 4th — 10:00 AM
  • Monday, February 1st — 10:00 AM
  • Monday, March 1st — 10:00 AM
  • Monday, April 5th — 10:00 AM
  • Monday, May 3rd — 10:00 AM

Teens (grades 6-12) can sign up for the library's Book Box subscription Service. You will receive a box with a Young Adult title selected for you along with some fun treats to enjoy! The treats are yours to keep but return the book to be eligible for your next box!

Register once to receive a box in January, February, March, April, and May! Boxes can be picked up the first week of each month. A limited number of boxes are available, register early!

Those registered can pick up their boxes the weeks of January 4, February 1, March 1, April 5, and May 3.

Sign up at irclibrary.org/bookbox.php

Jessica   772-400-3610   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Monday, February 1st — 10:00 AM

Pick up your craft kit for an easy to make project.  Each kit will contain items needed to make that month's project.  Craft kits are intended for adults.  First come, first served.  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Online
  • Monday, February 1st — 10:00 AM

Stop by and pick up your craft kit at the Main Library's Circulation Desk. Each kit will contain all the items needed to make a simple craft project along with detailed instructions. These craft kits are intended for adults.  First come, first served.  Stop by early as supplies are limited.  Happy crafting!

Jessica   772-400-6310   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


Online
  • Monday, February 8th — 10:00 AM

Stop by and pick up your kit at the Main, Brackett, or North County Library! Each kit contains all the items and instructions needed to make your own no-sew pillow!  This kit is intended for teens (grades 6-12).  First come, first served.  Stop by early as supplies are limited. 

Jessica   772-400-6310   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Friday, February 12th — 3:00 PM

You work in a local flower shop, and Valentine's Day is pretty crazy!  It's about to get even crazier because your boss suddenly came down with the flu and now YOU have to try to implement all her plans for the shop.  Can you get everything done before the flower shop opens on Valentine's Day?  This game is geared toward teens and adults.  It's free to play but registration is required.  Email Hollie at hjenkins@irclbrary.org to register.  The game link will be emailed on February 12th @ 3:00 PM.  The link will not expire and can be played anytime!  Play by yourself or with a group!  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Online
  • Monday, February 22nd — 6:00 PM

Copies of this month's book are available from the Main Library Circulation Desk.  Read the book then join us on Zoom to share your thoughts. Registration is required!

Join us on MONDAY, February 22 at 6:00 pm to discuss Eat a Peach: A Memoir by David Chang using Zoom. You must register by calling Jessica at 772-400-6310. 

If you would like to check out a print copy of the book, they are available from the Main Library Circulation Desk or call 772-400-6303 to arrange for a curbside pickup. The title is also available digitally on Libby.

If you have not used Zoom on your computer before, the desktop app is available for download here: 
https://zoom.us/download

Discussion Questions: 
1. How does the book's title work in relation to the book's contents? If you could give the book a new title, what would it be?

2. Did you find the author's story compelling?

3. What do you think motivated the author to share his story?

4. What did you think of the author's voice and style? Did the quality of the writing match the story?

5. How did the book compare to other memoirs you've read?

6. Did his story make you reflect on your own life in any way?

7. What did you learn from hearing Chang's story?

8. Are there any areas you wished the author had elaborated upon further?

9. Are there any people in the book whose perspective you wanted?

10. Do you think the author was honest?

11. If you could ask the author anything, what would it be?

12. How did this book impact you? Do you think you'll remember it in a few months or years?

Jessica   772-400-6310   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Thursday, February 25th — 3:00 PM

Copies are available for the month's selection from the Brackett Library.  Read the book and peruse the provided discussion questions.  Join us on Zoom on the date of the meeting to share your thoughts and discuss with the group.  The Zoom meeting details are available at https://irsc.libguides.com/brackettbookclub. 

Happy Reading!  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Friday, February 26th — 3:00 PM

Your worst nightmare has finally happened;  the school principal has closed the library forever due to disagreements about gaining information!  Work together to find a convincing argument against such censorship! This game is geared toward teens and adults.  It's free to play but registration is required.  Email Hollie at hjenkins@irclbrary.org to register.  The game link will be emailed on February 26th @ 3:00 PM.  The link will not expire and can be played anytime!  Play by yourself or with a group!  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Monday, March 1st — 10:00 AM

Pick up your craft kit for an easy to make project.  Each kit will contain items needed to make that month's project.  Craft kits are intended for adults.  First come, first served.  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Friday, March 12th — 3:00 PM

Those Silly Leprechauns have made a mess!  They left shamrocks all over the place, but the shamrocks may also be clue to where the Leprechaun hid his treasure!  If we can figure out the Silly Shamrock Puzzles, we may find the Leprechaun's Pot of Gold! This game is geared toward teens and adults.  It's free to play but registration is required.  Email Hollie at hjenkins@irclbrary.org to register.  The game link will be emailed on March12th @ 3:00 PM.  The link will not expire and can be played anytime!  Play by yourself or with a group!   

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Thursday, March 25th — 3:00 PM

Copies are available for the month's selection from the Brackett Library.  Read the book and peruse the provided discussion questions.  Join us on Zoom on the date of the meeting to share your thoughts and discuss with the group.  The Zoom meeting details are available at https://irsc.libguides.com/brackettbookclub. 

Happy Reading!  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Thursday, April 29th — 3:00 PM

Copies are available for the month's selection from the Brackett Library.  Read the book and peruse the provided discussion questions.  Join us on Zoom on the date of the meeting to share your thoughts and discuss with the group.  The Zoom meeting details are available at https://irsc.libguides.com/brackettbookclub. 

Happy Reading!  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Online
  • Starting February 1st — 10:00 AM

Library Lovers' Month is a month-long celebration of libraries of all types!  Show us some love!  Discover something new the library has to offer!  Download an E-book, make something on Creativebug, learn a new language with Mango Languages, or learn more about your family with Ancestry!  The Library has lots of online resources to discover!  Snap a picture or a screenshot of yourself using the Library (in house or online) to be entered in a raffle for a library swag bag!  All participants will receive a treat bag just for playing along!  There is nothing more we would love to see, than you using the Library!  Send your pictures to Hollie at hjenkins@irclibrary.org to be entered into the raffle.  Treat bags will be available for pickup at the Brackett Library while supplies last.  Need help using an online resource?  Reach out to any branch and we would be happy to help you find what you're looking for!  Show us what you discover at the library!

Email us by February 28th to be entered into the raffle.  Participants must have a valid library card.  Open to all ages! 

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Starting February 8th — 9:00 AM

 Celebrate Valentine's Day with your family with our Valentine's @ Home Kit!  Each kit contains Valentine inspired games, treats, card making supplies, and a gratitude box!  Kits are geared toward families of all ages! Available for pick up beginning February 8th, while supplies last.  First come, first served.   

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Starting November 8thMondays — 10:00 AM

Are you missing human connection?  Are you a writer, an artist, a thinker, a dreamer, or just someone who wants to see what others in our community are passionate about?  Take home one of our journals, read what others in our community have written or sketched, add your own thoughts and creative energy, then return for the next person to enjoy!  Each journal has a theme.  Some are serious, some fun, some are to write about your favorite books and genres.  There is a topic for everyone!  All entries must be G-Rated and kind or they will be removed.  Journals check out for one week.  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Mondays — 10:00 AM

It's time to set goals with passion and purpose.  A vision board is a collage of images and words representing a person's wishes or goals, intended to serve as inspiration and motivation.  Pick up a kit anytime beginning January 4th while supplies last.  First come, first served.  Kits are geared toward adults and teens.  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


North IRC Library
  • Tuesdays — 10:00 AM

A Take & Make designed to build your confidence with yarn crafting. All materials provided while supplies last.

North IRC Library   772-400-6360  


Brackett Library
  • Starting September 28thTuesdays — 10:00 AM
  • Tuesdays — 10:00 AM

Bring a little sunshine to our senior community members!  Pick up a kit @ the Brackett Library and make a homemade paper art piece for seniors living in local facilities.  Kits include materials and instructions for making a paper art project.  Take your kit, make the project, and return back to us at the Brackett Library.  The completed art projects will be delivered to local senior facilities to brighten the resident's day!  Kits are geared for all ages and skill levels.  Kits will be available until supplies run out.  Kits do not include scissors and glue.  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


North IRC Library
  • Starting February 1stTuesdays — 10:00 AM

All materials included. Just bring the notes back to the library and we'll make sure they're delivered to seniors in the community.

North IRC Library   772-400-6360  


Brackett Library
  • Wednesdays — 10:00 AM

Join us each week to play a virtual puzzle game!  Putting the pieces together will reveal scenes from around Indian River County!  New puzzles will be shared every Wednesday @ 10 AM on Facebook.  Each month will be a different theme.  Small prizes available for those who can name the location of each object for that month.  Email Hollie @ hjenkins@irclibrary.org by the last Friday of the month to claim your prize!  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Online
  • Thursdays — 10:00 AM

Every Monday through Wednesday, families can pick-up a Grab and Go Story Time packet at the IRC Main Library, Brackett or North IRC Library. This bag will include all the items needed to follow along with Ms. Patti and friends, during their weekly virtual Story Time.

The weekly program will happen on Zoom on Thursdays at 10:00am on the IRC Main Library Facebook page.
Click here to join us:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83547942894?pwd=WlcrSTRYeTBCR1EvR2UxbVJia0t3dz09

The Grab and Go packets will include a paper stick puppet, craft materials, and a list of all of the finger-plays and rhymes used in the Story Time, as well as suggested books on that week’s theme.

Patti Fuchs   772 400 6318   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Starting September 17thSecond Friday of the Month — 10:00 AM
  • Starting January 4thSecond Friday of the Month — 10:00 AM

Registration is required for this online event.  Please email or call Hollie to register.  Registrants must have Zoom with audio and video capability.  You will receive your Zoom invitation once registered.  Bingo Cards and Chips will be available for pick up at the Brackett Library  prior to the  program.  Limited space is available.  Small prizes for the winners will be available for pick up following the program.  

Hollie   772-226-3080 ext. 4550   hjenkins@irclibrary.org