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Westchester to repeat Gettysburg Campaign Saturday

CHESTERTON | The American Civil War. Those words conjure images in each person who hears them. The years between 1861 and 1865 saw brother against brother, father against son in a war that literally tore the young nation apart.

September 19, 2013 11:53 am

AARP Driver Safety Program to be held Oct. 2

CHESTERTON | The AARP Driver Safety Program will be held on Wednesday, October 2, at Westchester Public Library, 200 W. Indiana Avenue, Chesterton, in the Thomas Library Bertha Wood meeting room. The class will take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Cost for the program is $12 for AARP members and $…

September 19, 2013 11:49 am

New Program for Babies at Hageman Library

CHESTERTON | Parents of children 6-12 months old are invited to register for Westchester Public Library’s new 7-session program, Wiggles, Tickles, Giggles, and Songs, at Hageman Library, 100 Francis Street, Porter. The program will take place on Wednesday mornings from September 25-November …

September 19, 2013 11:46 am

New Early Literacy and AfterSchool Edge Stations Now Available at WPL

CHESTERTON | Westchester Public Library has updated the Early Literacy Stations at both Thomas Library, 200 W. Indiana Avenue, Chesterton, and Hageman Library, 100 Francis Street, Porter. AfterSchool Edge Stations have also been set up at both libraries. A library card is not necessary to us…

September 19, 2013 11:27 am

Westchester Public Library briefs

Knitting together

August 01, 2013 12:00 am

Westchester and Hageman Library events

Westchester Public Library’s continuing Lego Club will meet Friday, July 12, at 6:30 p.m. Clubbers meet at Thomas Library, 200 W. Indiana Avenue, Chesterton. Attendance is free of charge. Registration is necessary. Children ages six years and up are welcome to sign up in the Children’s Department.

June 26, 2013 3:57 pm
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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January 28, 2013 12:00 am
October photo contest entries on display at Thomas Library

October photo contest entries on display at Thomas Library

CHESTERTON | Twenty-four photo entries were received during the October photo contest at Westchester Public Library. The submitted photos are on display through the end of the year in the Bertha Wood meeting room on the second floor of Thomas Library, 200 W. Indiana Avenue, Chesterton. Patro…

November 28, 2012 3:41 pm

Bits and Bytes at Westchester Public Library

CHESTERTON | Bits and Bytes will continue Thursday, November 29, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Westchester Public Library, with Excel I. Attendees will meet in the Bertha Wood meeting room on the second floor of Thomas Library, 200 W. Indiana Avenue, Chesterton. The class is free, but registration …

November 07, 2012 3:56 pm
Staff appreciation luncheon at Westchester Public Library

Staff appreciation luncheon at Westchester Public Library

CHESTERTON | Westchester Public Library recently thanked library staff for the work they do with a Staff Appreciation Luncheon. Library Director Phil Baugher and Library Board President Drew Rhed spoke after an enjoyable meal of Wagner’s barbecue pork sandwiches and Wiseway broasted chicken.

November 01, 2012 2:38 pm

I Can Do That art class to contine in November

CHESTERTON | I Can Do That! Art will continue at Westchester Public Library each Saturday in November. All ages are welcome, but parents are asked to accompany little ones. The program will take place in the Children’s Department at Thomas Library, 200 W. Indiana Avenue, Chesterton, and is f…

October 25, 2012 9:08 am

Library to show Stellaluna Wednesday

CHESTERTON | Westchester Public Library’s newest film series, Preschool Movies, will continue on Wednesday at 9 a.m. Preschoolers and their parent/guardian are invited to come to Thomas Library, 200 W. Indiana Avenue, Chesterton, for Stellaluna. The film will be shown in the Bertha Wood meet…

October 25, 2012 9:03 am

Come and Discover WPL: Where Possibilities are Limitless – Library

CHESTERTON | Come and Discover WPL (Where Possibilities are Limitless). Westchester Public Library will host an open house on Nov. 3, from 1 to 3 p.m. All ages are invited to visit Thomas Library, 200 W. Indiana Ave., Chesterton; Hageman Library, 100 Francis St., Porter; and the Westchester …

October 25, 2012 8:59 am

Library’s Storytime at Chesterton’s European Market

CHESTERTON | The Westchester Public Library invites children to attend Market Storytime, a new event to be held in Thomas Centennial Park during Chesterton’s European Market this Saturday. Beginning at 10:45 a.m., children and their families should watch and listen for the Library’s Special …

August 28, 2012 5:30 pm

Loving Hands Baby Massage at Thomas Library

CHESTERTON | Loving Hands is a group infant massage class for babies up to six months old and their parents at Westchester Public Library, led by Sara Hernstrom. For six consecutive Mondays, beginning September 10, at 10 a.m., parents are invited to bring their babies to the Thomas Library C…

August 23, 2012 4:04 pm

Art Program at Thomas Library: I Can Do That! Art

“I Can Do That! Art” will resume at Westchester Public Library each Saturday in September. All ages are welcome, but parents are asked to accompany little ones. The program will take place in the Children’s Department at Thomas Library, 200 W. Indiana Avenue, Chesterton, and is free of charg…

August 23, 2012 4:01 pm

Children’s programs continue at Westchester Public Library

Westchester Public Library will continue with several popular children’s programs this fall and winter. These programs are for different ages and are held at different times to meet the needs of families with young children. Programs are held at Thomas Library, 200 W. Indiana Avenue, Chester…

August 23, 2012 3:58 pm

Clowning around at Westchester Public Library

CHESTERTON | Join the clowns from the Kelly Miller Circus when they make an early visit to Chesterton at Westchester Public Library. The circus isn’t coming to town until August 27, but the clowns are going to sneak over to do some clowning in the Children’s Department at Thomas Library, 200…

August 08, 2012 4:36 pm
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