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College Adviser Presentation

Are you thinking about College Application? College Adviser Mr. Brian Rodgers will be here at CUTPL on Saturday, Oct.14 at 11 am to give a presentation about College Advising and to answer your questions about Colleges. Parents and high school students are welcome. For more info please call 574-842-2941 or email erodgers@culver.lib.in.us

Fun Science Experiment

High School Students will perform a Fun Science Experiment for kids to enjoy. Bring your family and friends on Saturday, October 7 at 10:30 am at Culver Public Library. Free and welcome to all ages.

Fresh Picked Book Club

CUTPL’s Fresh Picked book club, will meet on Wednesday, October 11th at 1:00 PM in the downstairs meeting room. Each month Fresh Picked will feature a staff favorite as selected by: Chris Emerick, Cathy Thomas, Dana Thomas, or Polly Thompson Wolf. Book discussions will be moderated by Polly and the “picking” staff member.

Please join us this October as we examine mysteries as a genre. This diverse genre has a story to thrill everyone and is picked for you by the entire Fresh Picked crew.

For more information, contact Polly Thompson Wolf at pwolf@culver.lib.in.us or Dana Thomas at dthomas@culver.lib.in.us or give us a call at 574-842-2941. The Culver-Union Township Public Library is located at 107 N. Main St. in Culver, Indiana. All programs are free and open to the public.

Thursday Tech Time – September 2017

Thursday Tech Time is an open discussion group for anyone interested in computers and technology. Come and talk, share, listen and ask questions!

Sessions will be held from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM on the third Thursday of each month. Each session may have a speaker and topic or may simply be an open discussion. All sessions are free and open to the public.

September 21st - 6:00 PM

Advanced Malware Removal

Find out how malicious software works and how to repair any damage it causes.

Learn about techniques to removed malware programs.

For more information, call the Culver Library at 574-842-2941, visit our website at www.culver.lib.in.us or e-mail abaker@culver.lib.in.us. The library’s street address is 107 N. Main St.

Free Computer Classes at CUTPL (September)

Free computer classes at CUTPL continue in June, including Computers for Beginners, Internet for Beginners, plus Smartphone and Tablet Training. Classes are free and open to the public and patrons are encouraged to bring their own computer, smartphone, or tablet if possible.

Computers for Beginners

Digital Photography Basics

Smartphone and Tablet Training

These sessions are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Andrew Baker at abaker@culver.lib.in.us or 574-842-2941.

Astronomy Talk/Activity at CUTPL

Dr. Angela Meyer is a physics and astronomy instructor at Culver Academies, and an Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassador. On Saturday, Sept. 30th at 10 am, Dr. Meyer will present some of the amazing U.S.-funded astronomy observatories in Chile, why northern Chile is one of the best places in the world for doing astronomy, and the spectacular science taking place. Families and children welcome, there will be hands-on activities about astronomical images and telescopes. Free and open to all ages. For more information contact us at 574-842-2941 or email erodgers@culver.lib.in.us

Pokemon Club

Calling all Pokemon Fans. Come and join to our Pokemon Club at the CUTPL. We will meet once a week and starts on Friday, Sept.22 @ 3:30 pm, bring your card collection, share and learn the power of your favorite Pokemon.

CoderDojo at the Library

If you are in middle school and interested in exploring technology in an informal , creative , and social environment, please join us on Friday, September 8th from 3:45-5 pm at the CUTPL for our first CoderDojo meeting. Our first meeting will discuss basic coding resources and languages. Free and please sign up, email caren.standfast@culver.org or erodgers@culver.lib.in.us or call the CUTPL at 574-842-2941

Superhero Party at the CUTPL

Calling all Superheroes! Please join us for a day of Spectacular Super Hero Fun during our Super Hero Party at Culver Union Township Public Library on Saturday, September 16th from 10-11:30 am Boys and Girls who are fans of Super Heroes are invited to hear a superhero story, play super games, eat superhero themed snacks, and do a craft which they will be able to take home with them. Bring your camera and don’t forget to dress up in your favorite Super Hero Gear! We ask that you sign-up prior to the event. You can do this at the Culver-Union Township Public Library Children’s Room Desk or simply by calling the library. All library programs are free and open to the public. For More Information or to RSVP Contact Esmie Rodgers at (574)842-2941 or erodgers@culver.lib.in.us

Genealogy Basics

Explore your family history . . . find your ancestors . . . build your family tree . . . discover your story . . .

If you have an interest in genealogy, knowing where to get started in your search is highly important. Join us Saturday, September 23rd at 10:00 AM, at the Culver-

Union Township Public Library for the basics to build a solid foundation as you begin your genealogy journey.

For more information, contact Janet Winrotte at 574-842-2941 or jwinrotte@culver.lib.in.us. The Culver-Union Township Public Library is located at 107 N. Main St. in Culver, Indiana. All programs are free and open to the public; this workshop is also included in the People’s University fall 2017 class schedule.

INSPIRE Classes at CUTPL

The Culver-Union Township Public Library is pleased to offer one more INSPIRE class this fall in conjunction with the People’s University of Marshall County. Come & learn how to navigate INSPIRE, Indiana’s virtual online library. This class will meet on Wednesday, October 25th at 6:00 PM in the small meeting room and will focus on resources available for high school through grad school, including test prep, college search, and career tools. This class is free and open to the public.

We hope you’ll feel inspired to join us for this educational class. For more information, please contact Reference/Adult Services Manager, Dana Thomas, at 574-842-2941 or dthomas@culver.lib.in.us.

Adult Crafternoon

Calling all knitters, crocheters, needle workers, beaders, and colorers! Bring your own craft project to the library and work on it while enjoying conversation with other crafters. (Please, no crafts involving glue or paint.) Take advantage of the many books available at the library to get ideas for your next project or to explore a new craft.

Crafternoon with Chris takes place once a month and is currently scheduled for: September 18, and October 16 at 2:00 PM in the small meeting room.

For more information, please call the library at 574-842-2941 or contact Chris Emerick at cemerick@culver.lib.in.us or Dana Thomas at dthomas@culver.lib.in.us. The Culver-Union Township Public Library is located at 107 N. Main St. in Culver, Indiana. All programs are free and open to the public.

Solar Eclipse Presentation at CUTPL

CUTPL has been chosen to receive an eclipse glasses kit from Space Science Institute based on Boulder Colorado, to help our Library to prepare for the August 2017 Solar Eclipse, part of our preparation, our library are going to have a special presentation from Dr. Angela Meyer.

Dr. Angela Meyer is a Senior Instructor of Science at Culver Academies in Culver, IN and an Educator Ambassador with the NSF-funded Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassadors Program. On Saturday, August 19th at 10:30 am, Dr. Meyer will speak about the total solar eclipse that will pass over the continental United States on Monday, August 21st. Her presentation will include the astronomy behind the eclipse, citizen science opportunities, important safety information for viewing the eclipse from Culver, and a chance to try out NASA-approved solar viewing glasses. Free eclipse glasses will be available for families to keep. The programs is free and welcome to all ages. For more info please call 574-842-2941 or email erodgers@culver.lib.in.us

Fresh Picked Book Club

CUTPL’s Fresh Picked book club, will meet on Wednesday, September 13th at 1:00 PM in the downstairs meeting room. Each month Fresh Picked will feature a staff favorite as selected by: Chris Emerick, Cathy Thomas, Dana Thomas, or Polly Thompson Wolf. Book discussions will be moderated by Polly and the picking staff member.

The book picked for this month is The Assistants by Camille Perri, picked for you by Cathy.

For more information, contact Polly Thompson Wolf at pwolf@culver.lib.in.us or Dana Thomas at dthomas@culver.lib.in.us or give us a call at 574-842-2941. The Culver-Union Township Public Library is located at 107 N. Main St. in Culver, Indiana. All programs are free and open to the public.

Free Computer Classes (August)

Free computer classes for August include Smartphone and Tablet Training.

Smartphone and Tablet Training

These sessions are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Andrew Baker at abaker@culver.lib.in.us or 574-842-2941.

Creative Writing Group

CUTPL will be offering Fun Creative Writing for all 6th-12th graders .They will be facilitated by CUTPL staff Kristen Counts. All meetings are every Monday from 4-5 pm. Journals, pens, and snacks provided. Programs are free. For more info please call 574-842-2941.

Creative Writing Contest

Tell us your story any story! Enter your writing every other month. Submissions are now open July-August 24th. There are 4 categories, Lower and Upper Elementary, Middle School and High School. Write on any topic/genre, one paragraph minimum and 2 pages. Winners will receive a small prize.For more information please call 574-842-2941 or email erodgers@culver.lib.in.us

Book Club at the Clubhouse

Read the book and join us to our Book Discussion for 3rd-5th graders, on Monday, Sept. 26th @ 3:30, “THE One and Only Ivan” by Katherine Applegate and for 6th-8th graders, on Thursday, Sept 26 @3:45,” Wonder” by R.J Palacio. For more information please call 574-842-2941 or email erodgers@culver.lib.in.us

Storytime at CUTPL

Starting in August 1, join us every Tuesday for Storytime and craft designed for preschoolers at 10:30AM.

Fall into Adult Coloring at Culver-Union Township Public Library

Culver-Union Township Public Library invites you to fall into a new hobby with our Adult Coloring program. Coloring isn’t just for kids anymore! It’s a relaxing, stress-relieving and fun way to spend an hour or so. We’re providing the coloring sheets and colors, but feel free to bring your own. Please join us weekly on Thursdays at 10:00 AM. This program is free and open to the public. Contact Reference/Adult Services Manager, Dana Thomas, at 574-842-2941 or dthomas@culver.lib.in.us for more information.

Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

We are looking for motivated, dedicated teens, in grades 6th-12th for our Teen Advisory Group. You can recommend books & movies, meet new friends, brain storm and plan your kind of library programs and earn community service hours. If you are interested, please contact Esmie Rodgers at erodgers@culver.lib.in.us

Seated Fitness at CUTPL

Culver-Union Township Public Library is pleased to offer Seated Fitness. The seated fitness class meets on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 10:00 AM in the Carnegie Room and is free and open to the public.

For more information on this or any other adult library program, please call the Culver-Union Township Public Library at 574-842-2941 or e-mail Reference/Adult Services Manager, Dana Thomas, at dthomas@culver.lib.in.us.

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