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Library offers decorative glassware craft class
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This week adults will have an opportunity to make decorative glassware, watch a major motion picture and try out a temporary henna “tattoo,” all at the Great Bend Public Library.
Other events for the month of July include games and discussion, making a “street sign,” and educational programs on smartphone apps and funeral planning, said Jennifer King, GBPL marketing librarian. More details and registration for programs can be found on the library’s website at or by calling 792-2409.
A decorate glassware crafting program will be offered at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 10. Another crafting program will be offered at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 26, when participants can make their own address signs to decorate the front of their homes. Space is limited and registration is first-come, first served.
The library will show “The Monuments Men” at the next Adult’s Night Out movie, at 7 p.m. Friday, July 11. The north doors will open at 6:45 and close at 7:10 p.m. The library provides the popcorn and water, but everyone is welcome to bring their own movie snacks. The movie “Endless Love” will be shown on July 26.
Adults 18 and older will have an opportunity to try their hand at temporary body art at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 12. The art is made from the henna plant and uses essential oils to temporarily dye the skin. Space is limited, so register early.
Learn the “ins and outs” of an Android smartphone at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 17. Nex-Tech staff will lead an Android 101 Workshop. From setting up an email to personalizing your phone with apps, this workshop will show you how an Android can be used for work and play. Meal provided.
 Space is limited so registration is required.
Charter Funerals Director Terry Lewis will present information on planning your own memorable funeral at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 31. Light refreshments will be provided. Learn what options are available to make it easier of loved ones left behind.

Ongoing events
Every Thursday in July, any adult 18 and older is invited to stop by the library at 5 p.m. to join a game of Magic: The Gathering trading card game.
The Open Book Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 24. July’s book club pick is “Monstrumologist” by Rick Yancey. All are invited to attend.