Officials with the Culver-Union Township Public Library asked the Culver Town Council members to delay marking spaces for accessible parking as required by the American Disability Act. Town Manager Jonathan Leist presented the information where he explained the library board is waiting for the final design for the courtyard before designating areas for accessible parking.
The Culver-Union Township Public Library will soon be getting some American Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant renovations to the exterior of the building along with other improvements.
Library Board member Bill Clevenger explained to the Culver Town Council Tuesday night that the board recently hired an architect to do an envelope study of the library. That study entails an analysis of potential facility modifications to bring codes up to standards or to improve operations.
The staff at the Culver-Union Township Public Library invites you to the facility this month to join them in recognizing women who have provided inspiration and leadership as part of Women’s History Month.
Patrons may stop by the youth room to decorate a thank you postcard for a woman who has made a difference in one’s life. Personal, historical and inspirational quotes are welcome. They may be colored, sketched, embellished with photos, or uniquely crafted to represent the honoree. Completed postcards will be on display throughout the month.
The Culver-Union Township Public Library has been successful in refinancing some of its debt. Continue reading
The Culver-Union Township Public Library hopes to make some facility upgrades, while refinancing some of its debt. Continue reading
Faster Internet is now available at the Culver-Union Township Public Library. The library has completed its computer infrastructure upgrade project, which involved the replacement of most of the network switches, as well as the firewall. Continue reading
Local kids will have the chance to show off their talents this week at the Culver-Union Township Public Library. The library’s hosting a talent show tomorrow afternoon from 2:00 to 3:00. Continue reading
The Culver School Board got a look at the corporation from a different perspective this week. Culver Community High School’s three foreign exchange students had the chance to discuss their impressions of the school. Continue reading
The Culver-Union Township Public Library is celebrating the birthday of Dr. Seuss tomorrow, and Youth Services Manager Jill Gavlick says local kids are invited to join in the fun. “We have a story time,” she says. “We do crafts and some games and just a little bit of everything, all revolving around Dr. Seuss.” Continue reading
The Culver-Union Township Public Library is looking at the legacy of Andrew Carnegie at a program Saturday. Continue reading
Tomorrow at 10:30 am Eastern the Culver-Union Township Public Library is hosting a program that uses music and canine companions to promote safety education. The Kasey Program uses black Labrador Retrievers to teach children practical safety methods in a memorable way. Children learn the ‘stop, drop and roll’ routine along with other safety tips dealing with fire and animal safety. Continue reading
Just in time for LakeFest, the Culver Union Township Public Library has switched out the book on its StoryWalk. Visitors to the lakefront are invited to start reading their way through the town park at the pedestrian walk on Lake Maxinkuckee at the end of Washington Street. The latest book is “The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog.” Continue reading
Many things cease during the summer months such as snow and school but there is one thing that never ceases and that is the need for blood donations. According to the American Red Cross every two seconds someone in the U.S needs a transfusion. The Culver Union Township Public Library is doing their part by hosting a blood drive from noon until 5 pm tomorrow. You can do your part by turning up to donate. Continue reading
Families are encouraged to take a stroll through the Culver Town Park and enjoy a story. Officials with the Culver-Union Township Public Library cut the ribbon on the StoryWalk along Lake Maxinkuckee on Saturday. The idea originated in Vermont. Culver-Union Township Public Library Youth Services Director Jill Gavlick says the library board and staff was looking for a special way to celebrate the centennial and came across the idea by doing a Google search. Continue reading
The community of Culver is celebrating the 100th birthday of its Carnegie Library with the ribbon cutting of an exhibit designed to keep future generations excited about reading. The town’s StoryWalk consists of 18 stations along Lake Maxinkuckee in the community park. Each houses a different laminated page from a children’s storybook to encourage families to stroll through the park share a story. The Culver-Union Township Public Library and Culver Park Board teamed up on the project. The first book is “The Ice Cream Hotel” by local author Jack Johnston. StoryWalk books in the Park will change every two weeks from June through September. Continue reading
Over $66,200 in grant funds were awarded to 10 organizations in Marshall County Thursday afternoon.
The Marshall County Community Foundation held its second round of 2014 Community Fund grants where non-profit organizations submitted proposals for specific projects. Linda Yoder, Executive Director of the Marshall County Community Foundation explained that the Community Fund is one of the most flexible and responsive of the Foundation’s 318 funds.
The Culver-Union Township Public Library is getting the summer started with an ice cream party. The Monday afternoon event marks the start of their summer reading program for children, teens and adults. The hourlong event starts at 2 p.m. EDT Monday afternoon in the library’s large meeting room. Local author Jack Johnson will read from his children’s book “The Ice Cream Hotel” and sign copies. Registration is open to library patrons of all ages. The free summer reading program continues through Thursday, July 31. Call the Culver-Union Township Public Library at 574-842-2941 or visit http://www.culver.lib.in.us/ for more information.
Several libraries in the area are getting a positive start to 2013 by offering a number of new programs to their visitors.
In Starke County, the Henry F. Schricker Public Library will show a recently-released documentary on the Grand Kankakee Marsh, entitled “Everglades of the North.” The documentary, which was released in the fall of 2011, explores the diverse ecology, illustrates the astonishing history, and unveils the controversial saga of the marshlands that were once known as the Northern Everglades.
For those of you who receive a new electronic device for Christmas and have no idea how to use it, worry not – Culver-Union Township Public Library recently announced a number of new technology classes they will begin offering in January. Two weeks of classes are scheduled for January, in addition to a class on Overdrive, their new downloadable eBook and Audiobook service.
The Military Vehicle Preservation Club and the Starke County Military Vehicle Collectors Club will showcase several historic vehicles at the Culver-Union Township Public Library.
Several vehicles will be on display, plus more than 10 large tables of military artifacts and memorabilia from the Civil War through the current conflicts. This event will be featured for one day only on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET.
The library will also have the Military Veterans Honor Tree where hand-crafted photo display cards will be provided for service member photos and remembrances.