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


Grab-and-Go
  • Monday, June 21st — 10:00 AM

Create your own paracord survival bracelet!

Teens can stop by the library every week for a different grab-and-go activity. Supplies and instructions are included. Kits are limited. Teens who sign up for our summer reading program will have kits reserved for them. To sign up, visit: https://forms.gle/mjhpztGNwQnYvax48.  

This program is for teens in grades 6-12. 

Jessica   772-400-6310   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Thursday, June 24th — 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
  • Friday, June 25th — 10:00 AM

Join Fred Mazza and he teaches us all about Florida during the ice age and even let's us dig for fossils!
Registration is required for this program.

Patti Fuchs   772 400 6318   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


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, May 31 at 6:00 pm to discuss Come Fly the World: The Jet-Age Story of the Women of Pan Am by Julia Cooke 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.

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

The Nonfiction Virtual Book Club meets the last Monday of every month. 

Jessica   772-400-6310   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


Grab-and-Go
  • Monday, June 28th — 10:00 AM

Learn how to upcycle old magazines into fun art for your room or locker.

Teens can stop by the library every week for a different grab-and-go activity. Supplies and instructions are included. Kits are limited. Teens who sign up for our summer reading program will have kits reserved for them. To sign up, visit: https://forms.gle/mjhpztGNwQnYvax48.  

This program is for teens in grades 6-12. 

Jessica   772-400-6310   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Tuesday, June 29th — 6:00 PM

Your parents are excited to take you on a summer road trip and they want you to have the same fun they had as kids!  To make sure you play along, they have locked your electronics in the Breakout EDU box and the only way to get it back is to play the Great Summer Road Trip game and break out!

This program is geared toward students in upper elementary and middle school and their families.  Registration is required.  Space is limited.  Face coverings are encouraged.  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Wednesday, May 5th — 10:00 AM
  • Thursday, July 1st — 6:30 PM

Class is for first time computer users. Limited spots are available and registration is required. Social distancing and face coverings are strongly encouraged.


This project was funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Florida’s LSTA program is administered by the Department of State’s Division of Library and Information Services.

Jessica Matthews   772-400-6310   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Friday, May 7th — 10:00 AM
  • Friday, June 4th — 10:00 AM
  • Friday, July 2nd — 10:00 AM
  • Friday, August 6th — 10:00 AM

Join us for the IRC Main Library Spice Club. Each month registrants will receive a spice kit featuring a spice or spice blend for you to try at home.

Each kit will contain the spice, a little background, a recipe or two, and suggestions for further reading.

The spice for May is turmeric. Upcoming spices include cardamom, basil, garam masala, za'atar, aleppo pepper, and more!

Registration is required! Please call Jessica to register.

Jessica   772-400-6310   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Saturday, July 3rd — 10:30 AM
  • Saturday, July 10th — 10:30 AM
  • Friday, July 16th — 10:30 AM

The Archive Center & Genealogy Department will be providing an Intro to Genealogy Class. This 3-part series class will help the beginner genealogist get started on their research (where to search, how to search, how to organize, and how to share). This class is free to the public but space is limited and registration is required.

Michelle Wagner   772-400-6330   genealogy@irclibrary.org


Grab-and-Go
  • Tuesday, July 6th — 10:00 AM

Learn how to create your own Zine! Shortened from magazine, a zine is a small, self-produced publication on a topic of your choice. We'll give you the basic materials and template, and you add your own materials like photos, art, writing, or poetry!

Teens can stop by the library every week for a different grab-and-go activity. Supplies and instructions are included. Kits are limited. Teens who sign up for our summer reading program will have kits reserved for them. To sign up, visit: https://forms.gle/mjhpztGNwQnYvax48.  

This program is for teens in grades 6-12.

Jessica   772-400-6310   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Tuesday, July 6th — 6:00 PM

Come fly away with Dave DeLuca as he pays tribute to Frank Sinatra!  "Perfectly Frank" celebrates the man and his music as well as the great composers, lyricists, and musical arrangers who put their indelible stamp on an incredible period in American musical history.  This program is free and open to the public.  No registration is required.  Face coverings are encouraged.  Live streaming will be available on our Facebook page for those who wish to attend virtually.  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Grab-and-Go
  • Tuesday, July 6th — 10:00 AM

Stop by this week 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


IRC Main Library
  • Wednesday, May 12th — 10:00 AM
  • Thursday, July 8th — 6:30 PM

Class is for first time computer users. Limited spots are available and registration is required. Face coverings are encouraged.


This project was funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Florida’s LSTA program is administered by the Department of State’s Division of Library and Information Services.

Jessica Matthews   772-400-6310   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Friday, July 9th — 10:00 AM

Enjoy the magic of David Berardi! Registration is required.

Patti Fuchs   772 400 6318   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Saturday, July 10th — 10:00 AM

If you obsessively watch Investigation Discovery or are hooked on true crime podcasts, this book club is for you! Each month, we'll discuss a different true crime book. This July we will be reading The Less People Know About Us by Axton Betz-Hamilton. 

Face coverings are encouraged. Books are available on a first-come, first-serve basis from the Main Library circulation desk.

Jessica   772-400-6310   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


Grab-and-Go
  • Monday, July 12th — 10:00 AM

Did you know sloths are the undisputed pull-up world champions — from the moment they are born sloths are able to lift their entire body weight upwards with just one arm? Learn more about these adorable creatures and create your own out of felt and a few simple sewing stitches.

Teens can stop by the library every week for a different grab-and-go activity. Supplies and instructions are included. Kits are limited. Teens who sign up for our summer reading program will have kits reserved for them. To sign up, visit: https://forms.gle/mjhpztGNwQnYvax48.  

This program is for teens in grades 6-12.

Jessica   772-400-6310   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Tuesday, July 13th — 5:30 PM

Join us for a new spin on family movie night!  Don't just watch the movie, be a part of it!  This program is geared toward elementary aged students and their families.  Registration is required.  Face coverings are encouraged. 

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Wednesday, May 19th — 10:00 AM
  • Thursday, July 15th — 6:30 PM

Class is for first time computer users. Limited spots are available and registration is required. Face coverings are encouraged.


This project was funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Florida’s LSTA program is administered by the Department of State’s Division of Library and Information Services.

Jessica Matthews   772-400-6310   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Friday, July 16th — 10:00 AM

Join us for a fun and educational show! Registration is required.

Patti Fuchs   772 400 6318   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


Grab-and-Go
  • Monday, July 19th — 10:00 AM

Harness the power of the sun to make the best snack ever - s'mores!!


Teens can stop by the library every week for a different grab-and-go activity. Supplies and instructions are included. Kits are limited. Teens who sign up for our summer reading program will have kits reserved for them. To sign up, visit: https://forms.gle/mjhpztGNwQnYvax48.  

This program is for teens in grades 6-12.

Jessica   772-400-6310   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Wednesday, July 21st — 6:00 PM

Think you have what it takes to be the best speller in Indian River County? Join us to find out!  Registration is required.  Face coverings are encouraged.  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Wednesday, May 26th — 10:00 AM
  • Thursday, July 22nd — 6:30 PM
  • Thursday, July 22nd — 6:30 PM

Class is for first time computer users. Limited spots are available and registration is required. Face coverings are encouraged.


This project was funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Florida’s LSTA program is administered by the Department of State’s Division of Library and Information Services.

Jessica Matthews   772-400-6310   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Friday, July 23rd — 10:00 AM

Join us at the Brackett Library to meet our local heroes! Local police and fire rescue will be on hand to display their vehicles and equipment and say hello! Registration is NOT required for this program.

Patti Fuchs   772 400 6318   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


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, July 26 at 6:00 pm to discuss Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty by Patrick Radden Keefe 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.

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

The Nonfiction Virtual Book Club meets the last Monday of every month. 

Jessica   772-400-6310   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Tuesday, July 27th — 6:00 PM

Jim Wilson will be here to discuss the history of the 1715 Spanish Fleet, all things treasure hunting, and how it's become a part of our local culture.  This program is free and open to the public.  No registration is required.  Live streaming on our Facebook page will be available for those who wish to attend virtually.  Face coverings are encouraged.  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Thursday, July 29th — 2:00 PM
North IRC Library
  • Tuesday, July 27th — 2:00 PM
Brackett Library
  • Wednesday, July 28th — 2:00 PM

Learn how to use EL wire to create your own neon sign. All materials and instructions will be provided. Space is limited and registration is required. Face coverings are encouraged.  Teens only (grades 6-12).

To register, call or email Jessica.

Jessica   772-400-6310   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


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
  • Thursday, July 29th — 6:30 PM

Class is for first time computer users. Limited spots are available and registration is required. Face coverings are encouraged.


This project was funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Florida’s LSTA program is administered by the Department of State’s Division of Library and Information Services.

Jessica   772-400-6310   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Friday, July 30th — 10:00 AM

Florida can be a wild place! Learn about how we can have fun and be safe on the water and in the woods. You may even get to meet an alligator!
Registration is required.

Patti Fuchs   772 600 4318   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Friday, August 6th — 10:00 AM

Don't miss this funny and entertaining show that has truly gone to the dogs! Registration is required.

Patti Fuchs   772 400 6318   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Saturday, August 14th — 10:00 AM
  • Saturday, September 11th — 10:00 AM
  • Saturday, October 9th — 10:00 AM
  • Saturday, November 13th — 10:00 AM
  • Saturday, December 11th — 10:00 AM

If you obsessively watch Investigation Discovery or are hooked on true crime podcasts, this book club is for you! Each month, we'll be discussing a different true crime book. 

Face coverings are encouraged. Books are available on a first-come, first-serve basis from the Main Library circulation desk.

Jessica   772-400-6310   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Thursday, September 2nd — 2:00 PM

Free program.  All supplies are provided.  Limited space is available.  Registration is required.  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Thursday, September 9th — 2:00 PM

Free program and all supplies are provided.  Limited space is available.  Registration is required.  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Wednesday, September 15th — 6:00 PM

Chef Warren Caterson will be here to show us 5 healthy meals that you can whip up in your skillet in no time!  Free program and open to all!  No registration is required.  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Thursday, September 30th — 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, March 2nd — 6:00 PM
  • Monday, October 11th — 6:00 PM

Curious about paranormal investigations? Join us for a special presentation with Larry Lawson, owner of Indian River Hauntings and founder of The Florida Bureau of Paranormal Investigations!  This program is free and no registration is required. Masks are encouraged.

Jessica   772-400-6310   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Saturday, October 12th — 1:00 PM
  • Saturday, October 16th — 10:00 AM

Dig out those gently worn Halloween Costumes and trade them in for something "new to you!"  Donate your gently used costumes anytime beginning in September at any of the IRC Library branches and receive a swap ticket to use at the event.  Swap ticket holders: 10:00AM - 12:00PM,  Open to all: 12:00 - 2:00 PM.  Costumes of all sizes are welcome!  For more information, please call Jessica at 772-400-6310. 

Jessica   772-400-6310   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Tuesday, October 19th — 5:30 PM

Join us for a new spin on family movie night!  Don't just watch the movie, be a part of it! This program is geared towards families of all ages!  Limited space is available.  Registration is required.  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Thursday, October 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


Brackett Library
  • Starting July 1st — 10:00 AM

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
  • 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


North IRC Library
  • Mondays — 10:00 AM

Story time for children 18 months to 3 years old. Story Times consist of age appropriate storytelling, creative dramatics, music, movement and a craft. They are a wonderful way to encourage early literacy, a love of books and the library, as well as help prepare children socially for pre-school/kindergarten.

Patti Fuchs   772 400 6318   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


North IRC Library
  • Mondays — 1:30 PM
Brackett Library
  • Thursdays — 10:00 AM

 This summer we will be making beaded dragonflies, painted rock photo holders, puff paint and more! Virtual/Take and Make options are also available. Registration is required for the in-house AND virtual Art Club.  This program is for 1st through 5th graders.

Patti Fuchs   772 400 6318   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • First Monday of the Month — 10:00 AM

Pick up a Grab and Go bag and join us as we snack and craft our way through the happiest place on earth!  Each bag will contain a recipe from the book   " The Unofficial Disney Parks Cookbook" by Ashley Craft and a themed craft.    Grab and Go Bags will be available the first Monday of the month and are first come, first served. This program is geared toward teens and adults.  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Monday, June 14th — 10:00 AM
  • Monday, July 12th — 10:00 AM
  • Starting September 13thSecond Monday of the Month — 10:00 AM

Learn the benefits of proper hydration & physical activity. Try new exercises and sample fruit and herb infused beverages. Presented by the Florida Department of Health Indian River.


This class is geared toward adults, but all are welcome. Masks and social distancing are strongly encouraged.

Jessica   772-400-6310   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Starting September 20thThird Monday of the Month — 4:00 PM

Join us for craft days at the Brackett Library!  New projects will be introduced each month.  This program is geared towards adults.  No registration is required.  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Starting July 26thLast Monday of the Month — 12:00 PM

Join us for a movie and popcorn! No registration is required.  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


North IRC Library
  • Tuesdays — 10:00 AM

Stop by the North Indian River County Library to pickup your origami corner bookmark kit. Supplies are limited. *Kits are intended for adults only and do not include scissors or glue.*

North IRC Library   772-400-6360  


Online
  • Tuesdays — 10:00 AM

Do you love books? Is photography your thing? Want to combine them both? If you do, the Indian River County Library System's Book to Photo Contest is for you.

Beginning on June 1 and open till the end of the month, aspiring photographers in grades 6 -12 can enter the contest. Grab your favorite book or a book or find something new and capture that story in a photo!  Remember to include a copy of the book in the shot. Then tell us in 100 words or less how your photo tells the story or message of the book. We'll be awarding prizes to the best and most creative photos and ALL entries will be featured on the Indian River County Main Library's Facebook page and website! To enter, email your photo to jmatthews@irclibrary.org or tag us on social media (#irclbooktophoto).

Entry deadline is June 30th. Winners will be announced in July. 

Jessica   772-400-6310   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Tuesdays — 10:00 AM
Brackett Library
  • Mondays — 10:00 AM

Story time for children 2 to 5 years old and their families. Story Times consist of age appropriate storytelling, creative dramatics, music, movement and a craft. They are a wonderful way to encourage early literacy, a love of books and the library, as well as help prepare children socially for pre-school/kindergarten.

Patti Fuchs   772 400 6318   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Wednesdays — 4:00 PM

Bring the kids by to practice their reading skills with the fluffiest and most non-judgmental reading coach you could meet!  Solaris, the therapy dog, will be available to sit with your child while they practice their reading skills.  No reservation is required.  Face coverings are encouraged.  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


North IRC Library
  • Wednesdays — 11:00 AM

Story time for children 3 to 5 years old. Story Times consist of age appropriate storytelling, creative dramatics, music, movement and a craft. They are a wonderful way to encourage early literacy, a love of books and the library, as well as help prepare children socially for pre-school/kindergarten.

Patti Fuchs   77 2400 6318   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Wednesdays — 10:00 AM
North IRC Library
  • Tuesdays — 10:00 AM

Join us as we dissect owl pellets together, turn milk into plastic, make batteries out of lemons and more! Virtual/Take and Make options are also available. Registration is required for the in-house AND virtual STEM Club. This program and is for 2nd through 5th graders only.

Patti Fuchs   772 400 6318   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


North IRC Library
  • Starting July 7thWednesdays — 1:00 PM

Schedule a FREE 30-minute training session with an expert technology librarian at the North County Library today. Registration is required. Contact the library for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Tracy   772-400-6357  


IRC Main Library
  • Starting September 1stWednesdays — 10:00 AM

Crafters of all skill levels are invited to join the group to work on crafts and projects, share lively conversations, and offer creative ideas. Knit, quilt, draw, crochet, color, and more.  Patrons provide their own materials.


Jessica   772-770-5060 ext. 4121   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Starting September 8thSecond Wednesday of the Month — 12:00 PM

Join us for thought provoking documentary films around social issues of our time.   No registration is required.  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Thursdays — 10:00 AM
North IRC Library
  • Wednesdays — 10:00 AM

Story Time for infants to 18 month old babies. Baby Time consists of age appropriate storytelling, music and movement. It is a wonderful way to encourage early literacy, a love of books and the library from infancy.

Patti Fuchs   772 400 6318   pfuchs@irclibrary.org


IRC Main Library
  • Starting July 1stThursdays — 1:00 PM

One-on-one technology tutoring.  30 minute sessions are available Thursdays from 1-3pm at IRC Main Library.  Registration is required and masks are strongly encouraged.

Jessica   772-400-6310   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


North IRC Library
  • Starting July 1stThursdays — 10:00 AM

Coloring is a fun way to develop your creativity, your concentration and motor skills while forgetting daily stress. Stop in to pick up your FREE Stress Less Suncatcher craft kit! Supplies are limited and do not include scissors, glue, pencils or oil. Stop in the Library at our coloring table to complete your project.

North IRC Library   772-400-6360  


IRC Main Library
  • First Friday of the Month — 12:00 PM
  • First Friday of the Month — 12:00 PM

First Friday of the Month @12:00 PM. Bring a bag lunch and enjoy a movie and popcorn on us!
New Feature films for adults. No registration required. Call Jessica at 772-400-6310. Face coverings are encouraged. 

Jessica   772-400-6310   jmatthews@irclibrary.org


Brackett Library
  • Second Friday of the Month — 10:00 AM

Join us for coffee and bingo!  No registration is required.  

Hollie   772-400-6366   hjenkins@irclibrary.org


Online
  • Starting July 1stSundays — 10:00 AM

Legend has it that Ernest Hemingway placed a bet that he could write a story in just six words. If the legend is true, he won with  “For Sale: Baby Shoes, Never Worn.”  Now it is your turn!  

Submit your story at https://forms.gle/AWehexXwaeYthPxF8 for a chance to win.  Our judges will read each story and announce the winners in August! 

1st PRIZE: $50  -  2nd prize: $30  -  3rd prize: $20  - ADDITIONAL PRIZES! 

RULES:
Contest is open to students in grades 6-12.
Stories must contain only six words and be your original work.
Content must be suitable for all audiences.
Stories will be featured on the library's website and social media platforms.
One entry per person.

Sponsored by the IRC Library System and the Laura (Riding) Jackson Foundation.

Jessica   772-400-6310   jmatthews@irclibrary.org