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Teen Creative Freewriting Club

Join us for this free style process, where your thoughts are your adventure. Published freelance writer and CUTPL staff member Kristen Counts will facilitate the Teen Creative Freewriting Club. It is open to all tweens/teens, ages 11-18. Journals, pen and after school snacks provided. Writing together every Monday @4-5pm. For more information, please call Esmie Rodgers at 574-842-2941 or email

DAR – Daughters of the American Revolution

Join DAR member Anita Kopetski on Wednesday, April 25 at 10:00 a.m., as she presents information on the Daughters of the American Revolution and how genealogy plays a special role in this organization. Anita and other DAR members will be available during the library’s normal Genealogy LIVE! hours that day to answer your questions about the DAR and genealogy research. Also, be sure to stop by the library and see the DAR display located in the lower level hallway at the library during the month of April.

Questions? Contact Janet Winrotte at the library or 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 at CUTPL (April)

Free computer classes at CUTPL continue in April, featuring 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.

Smartphone and Tablet Training

These sessions are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Andrew Baker at or 574-842-2941.

Pokemon Club

Calling all Pokemon Fans. If you are interested in trading, battling and discussing all things about Pokemon, come and join to our Pokemon Club at the CUTPL. We will meet on Friday, April 20th @ 3:30 pm, bring your card collection and others.

Book Club at the Clubhouse

Come and bring a friend, join our Book clubs at the Clubhouse. We will be meeting and reading one book a month. We discuss and share thoughts with friends and others, 3rd-5th grades will be reading “Towers Falling” by Jewell Parker Rhodes on Tuesday, April 24th at 3:30 pm, 6th-8th grades will be reading “Harry Potter and Sorcerer’s Stone” by JK Rowling on Thursday, April 26th at 3:45pm. Multiple copies of the books and audiobooks are available at the library. Free and welcome to the public. For more information please call 574-842-2941 or email

Adult Crafternoon

Let’s get crafty this spring at your Culver-Union Township Public Library! 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: April 16th, and May 21st at 2:00 PM in the downstairs meeting room. This program is free and open to the public.

For more information, please call the library at 574-842-2941 or contact Chris Emerick at or Dana Thomas at The Culver-Union Township Public Library is located at 107 N. Main St. in Culver, Indiana.

Spring Adult Coloring at Culver-Union Township Public Library

Looking for a break from all that spring cleaning? Dust off your colored pencils, markers, or crayons and join us for Adult Coloring at Culver-Union Township Public Library. It’s a relaxing, stress-relieving and fun way to get together and 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 for more information.

Creative Writing

Freelance writer Kristen Counts will lead a “Fun Creative Writing” (students 6th-12th grades) “freewriting” group. Learn the process and apply it to your own future creative writing projects. Come join us and enjoy this fun and creative process every Mondays at 4pm. Journals and pen are provided. Free and welcome to the public. For more information please call 574-842-2941

Storytime and Crafts at CUTPL

Join us for Storytime and Crafts every Tuesdays at 10:30am. Fun songs and activities, good stories and related crafts. All young children and their guardian are welcome.

Genealogy LIVE at CUTPL

Genealogy LIVE is the new name given to the Wednesday morning genealogy group at the Culver-Union Township Public Library.

People interested in genealogy are encouraged to gather each Wednesday morning from 10 a.m. to noon in the computer lab, located on the Main Street level, to use the resources available at the library to research their family history. Janet Winrotte, Local History & Genealogy Librarian, will be on hand to assist anyone researching, regardless of age or research levels.

For more information about this weekly event, contact Janet at the library in person, by phone (574) 842-2941, or via email to

CUTPL to Temporarily Stop Accepting Book and DVD Donations

Culverites have been very generous in donating their books to the CUTPL and we are most grateful to each of you! We review every gift and decide whether we will add it to our collection or give it to our Friends of the Library group, which then sells the items. The funds they raise are given to the Library, and we rely on our Friends to finance several programs for us, including the High School Book Club and our Celebrated Voices series.

At this time we have a fortunate challenge at the Library: we have received a large number of book and DVD donations from members of the community. However, due to our current space and staff constraints, and the large number of donated items we have to process, we will not be accepting any more donations until sometime after the new year. We’ll let you know as soon as we are again ready to receive your most generous donations!

Thank you!

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.

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

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

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