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Summer Reading Program

Stay sharp by reading

Stay sharp by reading

LOWELL | The Summer Reading Program, "Reading Keeps You Sharp," is in full swing at the Lowell Public Library, 1505 E. Commercial Ave., with programs and reading rewards for all ages.

July 10, 2014 12:00 am
Busting myths at the Crete Library

Busting myths at the Crete Library

CRETE | At the Crete Public Library District, about 20 tweens turned up on June 19 to test their myth-busting chops against such "everybody knows it" type facts as "bread always falls butter side down" and "eggs are very fragile." Well, according to their tally, bread does NOT always fall wi…

June 29, 2014 12:00 am
Junior scientists whip up a bit of meteorological magic

Junior scientists whip up a bit of meteorological magic

Creole Bellrroll makes a lava lamp during a recent Experiment Day event, part of the summer reading program at the East Chicago Public Library. Participants also used baking soda and vinegar to create an acid-based reaction to create a tornado in a bottle.

June 27, 2014 7:28 pm
Lake County Fair and Lake County Public Library promote literacy

Lake County Fair and Lake County Public Library promote literacy

“Bea,” the Lake County Fair mascot and a symbol of the summer season in Northwest Indiana, will be flying into five local Lake County Public Library branches in the coming weeks to remind region families that the 162nd Lake County Fair is coming up Aug. 1 to 10 while helping promote summer r…

June 09, 2014 12:00 am
Explore science through summer reading program

Explore science through summer reading program

CROWN POINT | This year, children and teens will explore science through reading as the Crown Point Community Library presents “Fizz, Boom, Read!” as its summer reading theme. The free Summer Reading Club is open to all ages, preschool through adult, and will run from Monday through July 25.…

June 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Crete library announces winners in Summer Reading Program

Crete library announces winners in Summer Reading Program

Liliana Posada poses with her new backpack full of school supplies from the Crete Public Library's summer reading program's drawings.

August 31, 2013 12:00 am
Crete library announces winners in Summer Reading Program

Crete library announces winners in Summer Reading Program

Mitchell Dutczak won a backpack full of school supplies from the Crete Public Library's summer reading program's drawings. Supplies include spiral notebooks, scissors, glue, a ruler and markers.

August 31, 2013 12:00 am
Crete library announces winners in Summer Reading Program

Crete library announces winners in Summer Reading Program

John Swift won a backpack full of school supplies from the Crete Public Library's summer reading program's drawings.

August 31, 2013 12:00 am
Crete library announces winners in Summer Reading Program

Crete library announces winners in Summer Reading Program

Tyler Matthias won the TI-83 Plus Graphing Calculator. during the Crete Public Library's summer reading program's drawing.

August 31, 2013 12:00 am
Readers are winners

Readers are winners

August 23, 2013 12:00 am

Hammond library hosts Reader's Theater play

HAMMOND | The Hammond Public Library’s Reader’s Theater presents “How I Became a Pirate” by Melinda Long at 2 p.m. Saturday at the library, 564 State St.

August 15, 2013 12:00 am
Crete library hosts Creepy Crawly Zoo

Crete library hosts Creepy Crawly Zoo

CRETE | The Crete Public Library’s summer reading program, Dig Into Reading, has been a blast.

August 08, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Summer reading going to the dogs at library

LOWELL | Celebrate the “dog days of summer” at the Lowell Public Library and its Shelby and Schneider branches by joining the summer reading club and Wrap Your Paws Around A Good Book. Children, preschool  through grade 5, can register at any time now through July 27, the last day to enter b…

July 12, 2013 12:00 am
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
Finger painting: Lansing library hosts henna workshop

Finger painting: Lansing library hosts henna workshop

John Tellaz, right, 8, of Lansing creates henna-style art on his hand during a Henna Hand Art Day as part of the summer reading program at the Lansing Public Library.

June 26, 2013 8:49 pm
Finger painting: Lansing library hosts henna workshop

Finger painting: Lansing library hosts henna workshop

Dulce Gonzalez, 6, of Lansing, creates henna-style art on her hand during a Henna Hand Art Day as part of the summer reading program at the Lansing Public Library.

June 26, 2013 8:49 pm
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