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2012-12-02T00:00:00Z BookmarksMarge Kullerstrand margaret.kullerstrand@nwi.com (219) 933-3244 nwitimes.com

Send local book signings and  library events to margaret.kullerstrand@nwi.com or fax (219) 933-3249

Black Author Book Discussion Group

On Thursday, January 27th at 7:00 p.m., the Black Author Book Discussion Group will meet at the Dolton Public Library. We will be discussing Steve Harvey's famous book Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man. Copies of this book will be available for checkout at the Circulation Desk on Thursday, December 30th. No registration is required and newcomers are always welcomed. The Dolton Public Library is located at 14037 Lincoln Avenue in Dolton.

January 2011 Events at Barnes & Noble

150 Silhavy Road Suite 120

Valparaiso, Indiana 46383

For Immediate Release

Contact: Darlene McDonald

Community Relations Manager

219-531-6551

Date: Every Monday, 10:00 am

Event: Little Listeners Storytime

Description: Join us weekly for this special storytime geared towards the young (and young at heart). We listen to stories and have fun crafts and activities!

Date: January 8, 2:00 PM

Event: Signing Kids of Northwest Indiana

Description: This special storytime is presented in American Sign Language. It will be interpreted for the learning and non-ASL audience.

Date: January 10, 12:00 Noon and 6:00 PM

Event: Happy NOOK Year!

Description: Start your new year with a new NOOK-introducing NOOKcolor, B&N's newest eBook Reader! We will explore the capabilities of this exciting technology.

Date: January 15, 11:00 AM

Event: No Name-Calling Storytime

Description: What can you do if a bully bothers you? Stand up and be counted! Children ages 3-8 are invited to this special storytime, featuring books and activities that celebrate each person's uniqueness and show how important it is to be a good friend.

Date: January 15, 1:00 PM

Event: Celebrate Fitness Month

Description: January is Fitness Month! Stop by the Music Department to play our word search, register to win a fitness DVD, and browse through our Buy 2, Get 1 Free DVDs!

Then stop by the café and try one of our nonfat/soy milk and sugar-free vanilla, hazelnut, cinnamon dolce and caramel drinks!

 

BOOKreMARKS Online (Ongoing Event)

Event Type: .Adult Program

Date: Saturday, January 01, 2011 - Monday, January 31, 2011

Library: Central Library

Description:

Month-long Online book discussion of A GOOD YARN by Debbie Macomber.

Four women participating in knitting classes at a yarn store in downtown Seattle, Washington, find that knitting socks can change ...

Age(s): Adult, Teen (12-17 years)

Other:

To register, please send an email to remarks@lcplin.org.

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BOOKreMARKS Online (Ongoing Event)

Event Type: .Adult Program

Date: Saturday, January 01, 2011 - Monday, January 31, 2011

Library: Central Library

Description:

Online book discussion of A GOOD YARN by Debbie Macomber.

In a heartfelt tale of camaraderie, four women bond during knitting classes at a Seattle yarn store. To join the discussion send an email to ...

Age(s): Adult, Teen (12-17 years)

Other:

To register, please send an email to remarks@lcplin.org. For further details visit www.lcplin.org/books/bookremarks/remarks.htm

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BOOKreMARKS Online

Event Type: .Adult Program

Date: Saturday, January 01, 2011

Start Time: All Day

Library: Central Library

Description:

Month-long Online book discussion of A GOOD YARN by Debbie Macomber.

Four women participating in knitting classes at a yarn store in downtown Seattle, Washington, find that knitting socks can change ...

Age(s): Adult, Teen (12-17 years)

Other:

To register, please send an email to remarks@lcplin.org.

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BOOKreMARKS Online

Event Type: .Adult Program

Date: Saturday, January 01, 2011

Start Time: All Day

Library: Central Library

Description:

January 1-30 Online book discussion of A GOOD YARN by Debbie Macomber.

In a heartfelt tale of camaraderie, four women bond during knitting classes at a Seattle yarn store. To join the discussion send...

Age(s): Adult, Teen (12-17 years)

Other:

To register, please send an email to remarks@lcplin.org. For further details visit www.lcplin.org/books/bookremarks/remarks.htm

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Sc-Fi Fantasy Readers

Event Type: .Adult Program

Date: Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Library: Griffith

Description:

Stephen King and Peter Starub collaborate in this horror/fantasy novel. In "The Talisman," 12-year-old Jack Sawyer takes on a quest in this and a parallel world, the "Territories," to acquire a mystic...

Age(s): Adult

Status: Openings(20)

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:

Linda Johnsen

374-7121

 

Programming for adults at the Cedar Lake Branch Library

 

Cedar Lake - The Cedar Lake Branch Library, 10010 E. 133rd Avenue, is offering the following programs for adults.

 

Registration required for all programs: visit www.lcplin.org/pgm-cla.htm or call 374-7121.

 

 

Knitting Class

Jan. 10 & 17, Mon. at 7pm Both Beginning and experienced knitters will receive instruction. Participants should bring size 7 knitting needles and cotton yarn.

 

Books & Chat

Jan. 19, Wed. at 6:30pm

Readers will discuss The Things They Carried by Pulitzer Prize winning author Tim O'Brien. This is a series of compelling interconnected short stories about a platoon serving in the Vietnam War. Based on the author's own experiences in Vietnam, this book has received universal critical appraise. Please register.

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:

Kathy Deal

838-2394

 

 

Highland - The Highland Branch Library, 2841 Jewett St., is offering the following program for adults.

 

Registration required for all programs: visit www.lcplin.org/pgm-hia.htm or call 838-2394.

 

Armchair Travelers - Cruise Hawaii and Tahiti

Jan. 17, Mon. at 2pm & 6:30pm

This film will take us to the main ports-of-call on the six Hawaiian Islands before moving on to the French Polynesia. We will view the beautiful beaches, the natural flora and the magnificent volcanoes of this beautiful vacation hot-spot. Please register.

Stamp Camp

Jan. 19, Wed. at 6:30pm

Stampin-Up's Melissa Krenkel-Sullivan will demonstrate how to create several paper projects with rubber stamps. There is a $5 fee due at the time of the class to cover the cost of the projects. Registration is required.

Inspirational Book Discussion

Jan. 20, Thurs. at 2pm

My Heart Remembers is the story of 3 Irish-immigrant siblings, orphaned in a tenement fire and put on the Orphan Train to Missouri where they are all adopted by different families. Maele, the oldest vows to find her brother and sister one day and as time passes her hope grows dim that she will ever find them.

 

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Contact:

Carol Daumer-Gutjahr

942-2243

 

Hobart - The Hobart Branch Library, 100 N. Main St., is offering the following program for adults.

 

Registration required for all programs: visit www.lcplin.org/pgm-hoa.htm or call 942-2243.

 

 

Book Chat: The Book Thief

Jan. 18, Tues. at 10:30am

Liesel rescues books from Nazi book-burnings and steals from the library of the mayor. Liesel is illiterate when she steals her first book, but with help, uses her prized books to learn to read. This is Liesel's life on Himmel Street, told from Death's point of view.

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:

Linda Dunn

836-8450

 

Munster - The Munster Branch Library, 8701 Calumet Ave., is offering the following program for adults.

 

Registration required for all programs: visit www.lcplin.org/pgm-mua.htm or call 836-8450.

 

Learning to Love Ourselves

Jan. 18, Tues. at 6:30pm

Learning to love ourselves sounds so easy. So, why do we need this seminar? Because many of us do not do this, explains Life Coach, Dr. Myrna Sarowitz. You will learn to treat yourself gently. You will learn to honor yourself, your gifts, your feelings, your preferences, and your own style. Come to learn, come to hear others share, and share yourself and you will come away with a clearer picture of who you really are.

 

Explore Chicago Neighborhoods by the "L"

Jan. 20, Thurs. at 2pm or 7pm

Tour Chicago neighborhoods via the elevated subway system.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:

Bob Mele

322-4731

 

Schererville - The Dyer-Schererville Branch Library, 1001 W. Lincoln Hwy., is offering the following programs for adults.

 

Registration required for all programs: visit www.lcplin.org/pgm-dsa.htm or call 322-4731.

 

Virtual Tourists

Jan. 19, Wed. at 7pm

Austria features high mountains and alpine pastures in the west, Mediterranean lakes in the south, and scenic plains in the east. Visit Vienna, Linz, Salsburg, and the Hohe Tauem National Park in this dvd presentation on the cinematic screen.

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:

Deborah Walker

365-5379

 

St. John - The St. John Branch Library at 9450 Wicker Avenue, St. John, is offering the following program for adults.

 

Registration required for all programs: visit www.lcplin.org/pgm-sjj.htm or call 365-5379.

Big Screen Musical

Jan. 18, Tues. at 1:30pm

From the opening frames star Doris Day, donned in a tux, sings and dances her way delightfully through the song Just One of Those Things. The audience will be whisked away on a melodic journey. Also starring Gene Nelson and Billy DeWolfe. Runtime: 93 minutes.

Wii for Seniors

Jan. 19, Wed. at 2pm

Join the fun and learn or improve gaming skills on Wii, the popular electronic game. Participate in bowling or tennis at your library. Refreshments for spectators will be served.

 

 

 

Mystery Loves Company: The Wrong Stuff

Event Type: .Adult Program

Date: Monday, January 10, 2011

Start Time: 1:00 PM

Library: Griffith

Description:

Share your thoughts about THE WRONG STUFF, by Sharon Fiffer, with other readers. The story involves Antiques picker Jane Wheel who has vowed to reduce the clutter in her home after losing her son's fi...

Age(s): Adult

Status: Openings(25)

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Fiction Discussion - The Code of the Woosters

Event Type: .Adult Program

Date: Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Start Time: 2:00 PM

Library: Highland

Description:

P.G. Wodehouse's gentlemen's gentlemen, Jeeves rescues the bumbling nitwit Bertie over and over from his escapades in the "The Code of the Woosters." Copies of the book will be available for checkout...

Age(s): Adult

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Circle of Readers

Event Type: Book Discussion

Date: Thursday, January 13, 2011

Start Time: 6:15 PM

Library: Central Library

Description:

The Mighty Queens of Freeville: A Mother, a Daughter, and the Town That Raised Them by Amy Dickinson. "I make the mistkes so you don't have to!" This memoir by the popular author whose "Ask Amy" ad...

Age(s): Adult

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Books and Chat

Event Type: .Adult Program

Date: Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Start Time: 6:30 PM

Library: Cedar Lake

Description:

Readers will discuss The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien. Pulitzer Prize winner O'Brien has written a series of compelling interconnected short stories about a platoon serving in the Vietnam War. B...

Age(s): Adult

Status: Openings(120)

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Inspirational Book Discussion - My Heart Remembers

Event Type: .Adult Program

Date: Thursday, January 20, 2011

Start Time: 2:00 PM

Library: Highland

Description:

My Heart Remembers is the story of 3 Irish-immigrant siblings, orphaned in a tenement fire and put on the Orphan Train to Missouri where they are all adopted by different families. Maele, the oldest ...

Age(s): Adult

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StoryLovers: SARAH'S KEY

Event Type: .Adult Program

Date: Monday, January 24, 2011

Start Time: 1:00 PM

Library: Griffith

Description:

Share your opinions about SARAH'S KEY, by Tatiana de Rosnay, with other readers.It is a fictional tale of the 1942 Paris roundups and deportations, in which thousands of Jewish families were arrested ...

Age(s): Adult

Status: Openings(20)

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Thursday Afternoon Book Club---The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

Event Type: .Adult Program

Date: Thursday, January 27, 2011

Start Time: 1:30 PM

Library: Munster

Description:

If you've ever wondered what your dog is thinking, Garth Steins novel,The Art of Racing in the Rain, offers an answer. Enzo is a lab terrier mix plucked from a farm outside Seattle to ride shotgun wit...

Age(s): Adult

Status: Openings(75)

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Great Books: The Virtues

Event Type: .Adult Program

Date: Thursday, January 27, 2011

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Library: Munster

Description:

The "Great Books Reading & Discussion Program" includes the best that has been thought and written in the Western tradition. These classics are specially chosen by University of Chicago's Hutchins & A...

Age(s): Adult, Senior

Status: Openings(25)

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Mystery Book Discussion - Murder Must Advertise

Event Type: .Adult Program

Date: Thursday, January 27, 2011

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Library: Highland

Description:

This classic mystery title by Dorothy Sayers, finds Lord Peter Wimsey going undercover to solve the mysterious death of an advertising man.

Age(s): Adult

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Book Buddies: Rumspringa

Event Type: .Adult Program

Date: Monday, January 31, 2011

Start Time: 4:00 PM

Library: Forty First Ave

Description:

Share your thoughts about RUMSPRINGA: TO BE OR NOT TO BE AMISH, by Tom Shachtman, with other readers. Amish teenagers experience a period called rumspringa, when the strict rules of community life are...

Age(s): Adult

Status: Openings(20)

Send local book signings and  library events to margaret.kullerstrand@nwi.com or fax (219) 933-3249

 

 

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