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Celebrate National Library Week - Lives change @ your library

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide to celebrate National Library Week, April 13-19, to highlight the value of libraries, librarians and library workers.

April 11, 2014 12:00 am
Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for April 2014

Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for April 2014

Our monthly round-up of new children's media.

April 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Youngsters learn to sing at Books, Brushes & Bands class

HAMMOND | Books, Brushes & Bands for Education will offer its Let's Sing! early elementary singing class beginning this week.

March 24, 2014 12:00 am

How well do you know your public library?

Even if you use the Lake County Public Library regularly, you may not be aware of all the library has to offer.

March 17, 2014 12:00 am
Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for March 6, 2014

Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for March 6, 2014

Our monthly round-up of new children's media.

March 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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The Week Ahead - Lake County

Fat Tuesday bake sale

March 02, 2014 12:00 am
Author hopes to help readers on their path to God

Author hopes to help readers on their path to God

Gary author Lisa Chism aims to help readers maintain the qualities that make them unique with her book, "My Prayer for You Is. . ."

February 26, 2014 12:00 am

Books, Brushes & Bands plans Poetry Pantry in Hammond

HAMMOND | Books, Brushes & Bands for Education will host a Poetry Pantry lll in partnership with First Friday Wordsmiths of Purdue University Calumet on Saturday at Circle of Services, 2835 165th St., Hammond.

February 21, 2014 12:00 am

There's so much to do at your Lake County Public Library

Where can you get a free cup of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate every week, build complex structures out of LEGOS, travel to a far off place without spending a dime, learn about gardening, and test your Wii game and Guitar Hero skills all in one place?

February 17, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Flower power,  book and 'Bachelor' floral, chase away winter blues

OFFBEAT: Flower power, book and 'Bachelor' floral, chase away winter blues

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for Feb., 2014

Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for Feb., 2014

Our monthly round-up of new children's media.

February 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Pastor aims to help readers overcome obstacles with faith

Pastor aims to help readers overcome obstacles with faith

Pastor Kurt Jackson hopes to show believers the creative and destructive power of words with his new book, "Effective Daily Confessions."

January 24, 2014 12:00 am

Make a decision to see the world through the library

Do you ever wonder about important international issues that influence our lives? The ice is melting in the Arctic and the Russians have planted their flag there. . .how threatening is this?

January 20, 2014 12:00 am
"Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley by Thunderbay Books

"Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley by Thunderbay Books

The original Mary Shelley "Frankenstein" story is shared once again in a beautiful leather-bond, compact edition by Thunder Bay Press. Emblazoned on the cover with embossed favorite characters and passages, it makes a wonderful reminder of the origin of the tale of chills. It is $14.95 in st…

January 16, 2014 6:30 pm
Birthday request shows generosity

Birthday request shows generosity

MERRILLVILLE | Sharing is a word that 9-year-old Bradleigh Graham doesn't have to look up in the dictionary, but when she does need a book, she knows exactly where to find one.

January 09, 2014 12:00 am
Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for Jan. 2, 2014

Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for Jan. 2, 2014

Here's our monthly showcase of the latest and greatest new selections in media for youth.

January 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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"Adventivity: A Countdown to Christmas with 25 Holiday Activities"

"Adventivity: A Countdown to Christmas with 25 Holiday Activities"

"Adventivity: A Countdown to Christmas with 25 Holiday Activities" is still a great fine to welcome the remaining 13 days before Dec. 25. Tiny windows open each day to welcome fun provided punchout crafts like making a gingerbread house, marshmallow snowmen of even an origami Santa. It is $1…

December 12, 2013 6:30 pm
Rep. Kelly donates books to Cal City school

Rep. Kelly donates books to Cal City school

CALUMET CITY| U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly on Friday delivered nearly 50 books to Creative Communications Academy in Calumet City as part of the Library of Congress Surplus Book Program.

December 06, 2013 6:42 pm Photos

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Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for Dec. 5, 2013

Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for Dec. 5, 2013

Here's our monthly showcase of the latest and greatest new selections in media for youth.

December 05, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tomorrow people look ahead and persevere despite hard times

For the last week or so I have been bugging my wife about a book that I am reading. Barb usually finds a way to shift the conversation, a skill honed during 20+ years of marriage.

November 17, 2013 12:00 am Related
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