Gearing up for Summer Discovery!

Here at Tyson Library, we are  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.


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.

Professor Steve-The Science of Frankenstein- September 8th 12:30 PM

Professor Steve and
His Amazing Light Show

Tyson library would like to welcome Professor Steve, presenting “The Science of Frankenstein” to kick off our Fall STEM clubs (science club, Minecraft club, LEGO club, and Krafty Kidz). Professor Steve will be joining us on Saturday, Sept. 8 at 12:30 and will entertain us with his electrical demonstrations. He will have a Jacob’s ladder (17,000 volts), a Wimshurst Static Generator (75,000 volts), and a Tesla Coil (750,000 volts!) He will also have a Brain in a jar.

This program is for all school aged children and their families. Call 812-689-5894 to reserve your spot OR fill out the online form Here.

 The Very Hungry Caterpillar Story-time- September 13th 6 PM or September 14th 10:30 AM

Ages 2-5. We will kick off our fall Preschool story-time on September 13th at 6 PM AND September 14th at 10 AM. Come to just one of these sessions for stories, games, crafts, and more! Please register Here! After the first story-time dates, the story time will be held on select Thursday Mornings and Thursday Evenings. For questions please contact us.

Piggy Bank Kids- October 6th -1 PM

Choose 1 or 2 projects to complete at home and bring back for a book and prize!

Piggy Bank Kids is for ages 4-12.  We are in partnership with the office of the Secretary of State Connie Lawson and Friendship State Bank for this program! Friendship State Bank will donate $5.00 to an existing kids-save account or a new kids-save account for completion of this program. The office of the Secretary of State Connie Lawson will be donating piggy banks to participants. Please call the library to sign up or for more information.


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



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Tales from Tyson Library!

Hello Summer!  The Tyson Library has so many fun things planned for the summer – you won’t want to miss ANY of them. This summer reading program’s theme will be, “Libraries Rock!”  You’ll have to stop by to see all of the fun programs and events scheduled.   As in the past, you will have the opportunity to win some fantastic prizes.   The summer reading Kick-Off will be June 9th with Silly Safaris! The fun continues with several Kids Discovery programs for all ages.  Also, on July 3rd the library will once again have Bubbleopolis!

Our goal, in everything we do, based on the precept set forth by Mr. James Tyson, is to ‘Educate, Enlighten, and Enrich”.  As we continue to evolve with the needs of our community, we welcome any input you have regarding programs, materials, or anything else we can do to serve our community, and our community is YOU!

-Margaret Marcy