Valparaiso Public Library
VALPARAISO | Porter County schools got a $15,000 donation from the Porter County Substance Abuse Council to help fund random drug testing.
VALPARAISO – Jennifer Pharr Davis, who holds a record for fastest hike of the Appalachian Trail, plans to share a message of hope during her visit to the Valparaiso branch of the Porter County Library.
Porter Public Library System, based in Valparaiso, has more than enough cash to build a new branch in Porter Township but construction is waiting for enough money to become available to pay for operating costs once the new branch is built.
Porter County Public Library System, based in Valparaiso, has more than enough cash to build a new branch in Porter Township but construction is waiting for enough money to become available to pay for operating costs once the new branch is built.
VALPARAISO | The building at 204 Lincolnway started out as a livery stable when it first opened as the Empire Hall building in 1901, according to records at the Valparaiso Public Library.
VALPARAISO | When she attended a special ceremony honoring region Civil War veterans in May, Valparaiso native Pat Lane had no idea she would learn her great-great-grandfather served as a sergeant in the war.
VALPARAISO | The city's newest library offers selections ranging from National Geographic to "Great Expectations," but it does have a fairly limited catalog. About 20 items.
VALPARAISO | The group circulating petitions to change to an elected School Board for Valparaiso schools is taking the advice it has been giving the schools: It is seeking more public input.
VALPARAISO | An Estate Planning and Medicaid Seminar will be held Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Valparaiso Public Library.
VALPARAISO | Most people don't expect to find tombstones when they are digging in their yard, but Mike Pardo found fragments of one while trenching around the foundation of his house recently.
VALPARAISO | A sliver of life in the Middle Ages arrived Saturday.
VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Public Library Youth Services Department is hosting a Spring Break Staycation Series March 26 to 31 at the library, 103 Jefferson St.
VALPARAISO | He's been the symbol of Christmas for generations of Valparaiso children, but his origins and his actual size are shrouded in mystery.
Tracing the family roots became a popular pastime decades ago following the broadcast of the TV miniseries "Roots," but it has really taken off with the advent of Internet sites such as ancestry.com and familysearch.org.
More than 2,000 local children registered for the Valparaiso Public Library Youth Services Department's summer reading program.
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