Gearing up for Summer Discovery!

Here at Tyson Library, we are wrapping up all of our children’s programs and gearing up for our Summer Discovery program! Our theme this year is “Libraries Rock”. Our Summer Discovery sessions will run weekly from June 12th- July 20th with weekly activities for every age group.

Please look at the schedule below for dates/times for the age groups!

Preschool- Thursdays 10:30 A.M-11:30 A.M. OR 6 P.M.- 7 P.M.

Grades 1-3- Tuesdays from 10:30 A.M. – 11:30 A.M. 

Grades 4-6- Wednesdays from 10:30 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.

Teens- Fridays at 3 P.M.

There will be fun and a special visitor every week!

Come join us for games, crafts, and fun!

Prizes will be given out at every session and those attending will be able to put in a ticket for our grand prize drawings.  Choose between “I Survived” collector’s toolbox, a remote control mini helicopter, Indiana Caverns Tickets, Lazer Kraze Tickets, and Cincinnati Reds Tickets.

 Silly Safari’s Summer Discovery Kick-Off Program!

Come and join us at Tyson Library for our Summer Discovery Kick-Off, where we will be hosting “Silly Safaris” on Saturday, June 9 at noon.  

Amazon John and Coyote Chris will be here to present a live animal show Silly Safaris is a leading provider of LIVE Animal Conservation Education in Indiana. You will see a variety of reptiles, mammals, birds and bugs.  This is an interactive program that encourages audience participation!


There will be no sessions the week of July 4th.   However, for all ages, we will have Bubbleopolis (giant bubbles) on Tuesday, July 3 at 10:30 a.m. for all age groups.


Our closing program will be on Saturday, July 21st with homemade ice cream sundaes and door prizes for all who attend 2 or more sessions. 


Special guests this summer are the Versailles Fire Dept., a naturalist from the Versailles State Park sharing some nature and animals, The Humane Society, and the “Silly Safari” program. Come join us and “Rock On”!



Kids Corner!

Kids Corner!



Here we will showcase some of our future children’s events! Not all programs and events are listed here. To view other programs please look under the programs tab.

If you need more information on programs or events, please call us at 812-689-5894.

Silly Safaris– June 9th  at 12 pm

Join us to help start off our summer program with a live animal show, showcasing a variety of species such as Mammals, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Bugs and more! Register to reserve your spot! Registration for summer reading will also start after the program!

Check back at a later date for more programs and events!


Tales from Tyson Library!

Spring is just around the corner! We have a lot of fun and exciting upcoming programs at the Tyson Library. Recently the Tyson Library has joined wowbrary. You can learn what new materials the library has by signing up for weekly newsletters at

Our Preschool Storytime is in full swing with a new session called “Movin’ With Mo!” Storytime meets on Thursdays and there is a morning and afternoon class.

On Saturday March 10th Clint and Chrisanna Glitner will be back for another photography class. They will answer questions plus conduct an outside photography session. Please call or stop by the library to sign up because space is limited.

We also will be having a Beginner’s Spanish Class scheduled for March 24th.

Saturday March 17th we will have our annual Easter Egg Hunt and Program. There will be stories, a craft, and an egg hunt! During Spring Break on Wednesday March 28th the library will be showing the movie Ferdinand at 1:00pm.

-Margaret Marcy