Churubusco Public Library news

Furthermore, in order to keep the library grounds attractive and litter free, a large trash recepticle will be placed near the library entrance for any trash. Please help keep the library grounds tidy and clean. These new improvements are being made possible from Capital Projects funds.

Library Card Sign-up Month

With school in full swing, what better place to visit than the library to celebrate Library Card Sign-Up Month? Any child kindergarten age or older may receive their own personal card. Remember: The library only issues family accounts, meaning parents and children share one card number.

If you are 18 years or older and are interested in setting up a CPL account please present proof of address and a staff member will be happy to help you. To be eligible for a library card, you must live in Smith or Union Township. Green Township residents are also eligible to become members of the Churubusco Public Library if they have a valid Noble County Library card. New patrons may only check out three items at a time for the first three months starting the day their card is issued. Just a reminder, when checking out any library material we ask that you please have your library card available. Without it you will not be able to check out.

New Discovery Box

The library has received a new Discovery Box! This interactive kit for children includes a variety of fun activities, books, and biofacts, all surrounding the interesting topic of animal body coverings.

New Computers at the Library

The library has recently updated all public and staff computers. These new computers now offer the most current Microsoft programs, Microsoft Office 2010. If you have questions or need help with the new additions, a staff member will be happy to assist you. The new computers were made possible from Capital Projects funds.

New Non-Fiction DVD’s

The library has recently added a number of “Best of History” History Channel DVD’s to the collection. Titles include: “Armageddon: Exploring the Doomsday Myth,” “Christianity: The First 2000 Years,” “Clash of the Gods,” “Cowboys and Outlaws,” “Holy Grail in America,” “I Know What I Saw,” “Monster Quest,” “Mystery Quest,” “Secrets of the Founding Fathers,” “Surviving History,” “The Korean War: Fire and Ice,” “The People Speak,” “The Real Face of Jesus,” “The Real Wolfman,” and “World War II.”

Adult Discussion Group

The Adult Discussion Group will be meeting Thursday, September 30 at 10 a.m. Join the group this month as they discuss “The Lost Symbol,” by Dan Brown, a thrilling novel that is sure to spark a wonderful discussion. (Group discussion led by board member, Harold Norman). “What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us: what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.” – The Lost Symbol.

Grim Readers Group

The Grim Readers will be meeting Friday, September 17 at 5:30 p.m. (note time change). This month the group will be discussing “Thirteen Days to Midnight” by Patrick Carman, an enthralling novel that tests the boundaries of life and death. (Group discussion led by staff member, Shelly Becraft). “The Grim Reaper doesn’t disappear . . . he catches up.” – “Thirteen Days to Midnight.”

Children’s books picks

Just in time for school, the CPL staff would like to share their favorite children’s book titles.

Carol Scherer: “Are You My Mother,” by P.D. Eastman; Joanne Sattison: “Wrinkle In Time,” by Madeline L’Engle; Marna Perlich: “Corduroy,” by Don Freeman; Sam Fry: “A Bad Case of the Stripes,” by David Shannon; Shelly Becraft: “James and the Giant Peach,” by Roald Dahl.

For more information, call 693-6466.

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