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Bubble Wrap Hopscoth, Lansing Public Library

Bubble Wrap Hopscoth, Lansing Public Library

Children make certain that all the bubble wrap bubbles have been popped following a game of Bubble Wrap Hopscotch Monday at the Lansing Public Library.The library hosted the indoor hopscotch game for youth as part of their youth program. From left is Isaac Alvarez, 9 of Lansing with his sist…

March 31, 2014 5:49 pm
Bubble Wrap Hopscoth, Lansing Public Library

Bubble Wrap Hopscoth, Lansing Public Library

Krishiv Pastel, 3 jumps over numbers with bubble wrap after helping set up the games Monday at the Lansing Public Library where they hosted the Bubble Wrap Hopscotch, an indoor hopscotch game as part of their youth program. Activities vary as do the days they are offered, but there is usuall…

March 31, 2014 5:49 pm
Bubble Wrap Hopscoth, Lansing Public Library

Bubble Wrap Hopscoth, Lansing Public Library

Aryan Patel, 7, of Lansing, participates in indoor Bubble Wrap Hopscotch Monday at the Lansing Public Library while his mother, Asha Patel, left and Associate Librarian Tracey Steward watch.

March 31, 2014 5:49 pm
DeMotte program teaches kids how to deflect bullies

DeMotte program teaches kids how to deflect bullies

Xcelsior Martial Arts owner Sean Harrington works with children on their confident stance or posture during the summer at a bully-prevention program at the DeMotte Public Library. Harrington also works with the nonprofit Team Pride to offer anti-bullying information to kids.

March 11, 2014 3:18 pm
Area zoos, parks, libraries find a friend in nonprofit groups

Area zoos, parks, libraries find a friend in nonprofit groups

Selection of the right name wasn't a stretch when Hobart residents in 2009 formed a group to preserve and improve a city-owned park.

September 08, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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South Holland youths put things in motion

South Holland youths put things in motion

South Holland young people test their motion and momentum project Thursday night at the South Holland Public Library.

August 03, 2013 12:00 am

Hobart releases list of cooling centers available to residents

HOBART | The city has established cooling centers for residents seeking relief from the high temperatures.

July 18, 2013 7:45 pm
DeMotte program teaches kids how to deflect bullies

DeMotte program teaches kids how to deflect bullies

Xcelsior Martial Arts owner Sean Harrington works with children on their confident stance or posture Tuesday during a bully prevention program Tuesday at the DeMotte Public Library. Harrington also works with the nonprofit Team Pride to offer anti-bullying information to kids.

July 02, 2013 3:18 pm
DeMotte program teaches kids how to deflect bullies

DeMotte program teaches kids how to deflect bullies

Xcelsior Martial Arts instructors Mary Williamson and Dan Clancy demonstrate blocking Tuesday during a bully prevention program at the DeMotte Public Library.

July 02, 2013 3:18 pm
DeMotte program teaches kids how to deflect bullies

DeMotte program teaches kids how to deflect bullies

Braden VanderMeer, 8, of DeMotte, practices blocking with instructor Austin Ruuska, of Xcelsior Martial Arts, during a bully prevention program Tuesday at the DeMotte Public Library. Nearly 50 elementary school kids participated in the program. The kids were taught four basic principles used…

July 02, 2013 3:12 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Open new chapter in your life at local library

GUEST COMMENTARY: Open new chapter in your life at local library

“There are three kinds of people. Those who make things happen, those who watch things happen and those who wonder, 'What happened?'”

June 30, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Study on library services needed

EDITORIAL: Study on library services needed

The examination of long-term debt at Northwest Indiana libraries has brought to light some interesting developments and a reminder of what could be.

June 20, 2013 12:00 am Related
Not all libraries have debt on their books

Not all libraries have debt on their books

Northwest Indiana's public libraries have been anything but quiet in recent years.

June 15, 2013 5:15 pm Photos

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MARC CHASE: Porter County library system is nobody's fool

MARC CHASE: Porter County library system is nobody's fool

Imagine actually waiting to buy something until you've saved up enough cash in the old piggy bank to make the purchase outright. No credit cards, no loans, just good old-fashioned saving — and not buying until you can actually afford to pay for it.

June 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Libraries serve vital needs in digital age

GUEST COMMENTARY: Libraries serve vital needs in digital age

I heard someone ask the other day, “Are libraries still relevant with the advent of the internet and e-books?” For those who haven’t stopped by their libraries in a while, take some time during National Library Week (April 14-20) to visit the library and experience the vast array of services…

April 17, 2013 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: McDermott deserves credit for library stance

RICH JAMES: McDermott deserves credit for library stance

Tackling what’s tough is difficult. Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. knows that. And that’s why he deserves credit for his latest undertaking.

March 10, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Study library mergers at county level

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. has been pushing for a merger between the Hammond Public Library and the Lake County Public Library system. While we're not saying no, it's a complicated issue that merits a thorough examination.

February 26, 2013 12:00 am
"Do you use your local public library?"

"Do you use your local public library?"

Region views on public libraries

October 21, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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"Do you use your local public library?"

"Do you use your local public library?"

Joe Poliguim, Crown Point | "I feel ashamed but I don't. I don't do things but read hot rod magazines. I haven't been there for a long time."

October 21, 2012 12:00 am
"Do you use your local public library?"

"Do you use your local public library?"

Mike Gary, Oak Lawn | "No, because I have the Internet at home and get my information there. I'm a magazine reader, that I get delivered to the house."

October 21, 2012 12:00 am
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