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Father and Son Life Lessons: New book and local signing event highlight Polish family life with a father's strict guidance

Father and Son Life Lessons: New book and local signing event highlight Polish family life with a father's strict guidance

Early on, in his new 176-page paperback book of his childhood stories, author Richard Post, who was raised in the Polish neighborhood of Chicago known as "Goose Island" during the 1940s and 1950s, shares a vivid story about the importance his father placed on discipline:

June 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Reception celebrates senior art, talent

Reception celebrates senior art, talent

PORTAGE | The 14th annual Senior Art Exhibit reception will be from 1-3 p.m. on Feb. 15 at the Portage Public Library, 2655 Irving St. The event showcases the senior community’s talents and artwork, which remains on display throughout the month at the library.

February 12, 2014 2:08 pm
July Fourth crafts at the Portage Public Library

July Fourth crafts at the Portage Public Library

PORTAGE | Local youngsters created holiday crafts Tuesday at the Portage branch of the Porter County Public Library.

July 03, 2013 4:29 pm Photos

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Workshops on downloading ebooks at Portage Library

PORTAGE | The library will be offering regular workshops on downloading ebooks from the Portage Library, 2665 Irving St. The next session is Tuesday, June 11 at 2PM

May 31, 2013 4:45 pm

Voice over classes at Portage Library June 3

PORTAGE | Ever been told you have a good voice, or you just heard someone on a commercial and said to yourself:” HEY! I can do THAT…”

May 22, 2013 11:29 am

Register now for writing workshop for adults at Portage Public Library

PORTAGE | Jane Schroeder will lead a series of writing workshops for adults at 6:30 p.m., April 18 at the Portage Public Library, 2665 Irving St. Participants will hone and enhance their writing skills for either publication or for personal record. There is a $30 charge for all 5 sessions wh…

April 03, 2013 10:02 pm

Guatemala Travelogue at the Portage Public Library, April 4

PORTAGE | Hear about the Librarian's recent trip to Guatemala and the work of the Central American Lutheran Mission Society (CALMS) at 7 p.m., April 4, at the Portage Public Library, Youth Services Room, 2665 Irving St.

March 21, 2013 5:18 pm

Youth Art Month opening reception at the Portage Library

PORTAGE | Celebrate the creativity of youth at the Youth Art Month Opening Reception 4 to 6 p.m. March 4 at the Portage Library, 2665 Irving St. More than 200 Portage Township students will be exhibiting paintings, drawings and other multi-media pieces in the Youth Services Department and di…

February 22, 2013 10:24 am
Seniors’ talent on display at art fair

Seniors’ talent on display at art fair

PORTAGE | Seniors are showcasing their artistic talents again this year during the 13th annual Senior Art Fair at the Portage Public Library.

February 18, 2013 10:26 am Photos

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Voice Over Classes at the Portage Library

PORTAGE | Take your talent to the next level by attending Voice Over Classes with professional voice actor Zain Arcane. By the end of the 5 week course you will be equipped with the skills to take your voice acting to whatever level you choose!

February 14, 2013 12:38 pm
Reception, exhibit features senior artists

Reception, exhibit features senior artists

PORTAGE | The public will have a chance to meet the seniors behind the artwork during a reception for the annual Senior Art Exhibit from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.

February 14, 2013 12:34 pm

February programs at the Portage Public Library

PORTAGE |The following programs are offered at the Portage Public Library, 2665 Irving St.

January 28, 2013 6:07 pm

Taking Submissions for the Senior Art Exhibit

PORTAGE | Local artists 55 and older may submit up to 2 pieces of media to the Portage Public Library, 2665 Irving St. between now and January 23.

January 11, 2013 4:21 pm

Weekly and Monthly Craft programs at the Portage Library

PORTAGE | The Knit-A--Long group meets every Wednesday at 10 am. Bring your latest knitting project and share ideas, inspiration and tips. Novices are welcome, but basic skills are required.

January 11, 2013 4:01 pm

Meet Barnabas the Comfort Dog at the Portage Library

PORTAGE | Meet Barnabas Engel, Comfort Dog for Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Portage, and his handler Pastor Tim Engel. Comfort dogs bring a calming influence, allowing people to open up their hearts and receive help for what is affecting them. Meet & Greet with Barnabas from 6:30 to 7 p…

January 11, 2013 3:57 pm

Preschool Preview night at the Portage Library

PORTAGE | Do you have a child that's ready for preschool? Stop in the Portage Public Library, 2665 Irving St. anytime between 6 to 8 p.m. to see what area preschools have to offer.

January 11, 2013 12:16 pm

Fall programs for youth at the Portage Library

PORTAGE | Lego Club, November 3; 10:30 AM

October 31, 2012 4:50 pm

Beginning oil painting class Nov. 17

Beginning Oil Painting Class at the Portage Public Library; November 17, 10 am – 4 pm.

October 24, 2012 2:31 pm

Jewelry making classes in November and December at Portage Library

PORTAGE | Mara Wible will lead jewelry making classes on Fridays from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Portage Public Library, 2665 Irving St.

October 15, 2012 4:00 pm

Banned Books Week Sept. 30 to Oct. 6

PORTAGE | What's your favorite book? Chances are good that someone has tried to ban it. Celebrate your freedom to read during Banned Books Week, September 30 to October 6.

September 21, 2012 11:04 am
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