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CUTPL Board Meeting (December 2019)

Culver-Union Township Public Library’s December 2019 board meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, December 17 at 7:00 PM in the Carnegie Room.

Club & Organization Fair

@ the Culver-Union Township Public Library

If you are looking for something to help with cabin fever, stop by CUTPL, warm up in our cozy library, visit the Farmers’ Market and check out the Club Fair! CUTPL will host a Club & Organization Fair on Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the lower level of the library near the Culver Farmers’ Market.

If you would like to represent your club or organization at the event and you haven’t been contacted, please contact Adult Services Clerk Erin Schoberg by phone or email, at 574-842-2941 or eschoberg@culver.lib.in.us to be included. We hope you’ll join us for a day of fun, fellowship, and the opportunity to get involved in our stellar community. All library programs are free to attend and open to the public

Book Clubs
Culver-Union Township Public Library

The Culver-Union Township Public Library currents runs three book clubs each month. The first Wednesday of each mouth, you will find Novel Approach meeting at noon to watch a movie based on a book. The second Wednesday, Ladies of the Lake will meet at 1 p.m. to discuss the monthly selection. The third book club is Ryan’s Chapter Chat and will meet on the fourth Thursday at 6 p.m. through December and then look for a new place and time to meet monthly with Ryan called "Come In, We’re Discussing"

Copies of the selected books are available for checkout at the Book Club display on the library’s main floor. For more information about any of the book clubs, call the library 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.

Adult Crafternoon

Calling all knitters, crocheters, needle workers, beaders, and paper-crafters! 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 will take place on Monday, December 16 at 2:00 PM. 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 cemerick@culver.lib.in.us. The Culver-Union Township Public Library is located at 107 N. Main St. in Culver, Indiana.

Wandering Minds Freewriting

Freelance written Kristen Counts is excited to invite you to join her at the table to write, share, and enjoy. Every Tuesday evening from 6:45-7:45 p.m., the Culver-Union Township Public Library is hosting Wandering Minds Freewriting.

Kristen first participated in a freewriting group at a bookstore in Traverse City, Michigan and now practices freewriting on her own. The sessions are based on books Writing Down the bones and Writing from the Heart and from conference sessions Kristen attended that were led by the authors of these books, Natalie Goldberg and Nancy Slonim Aronie. Come to as few or as many freewriting sessions as your schedule allows. Kristen looks forward to writing with you!

As always, programs are free and open to the public at the Culver-Union Township Public Library, located at 107 N Main St, Culver, IN 46511.

For more information on this or any other adult library program, please call the library at 574-842-2941 or e-mail jwinrotte@culver.lib.in.us.

Life Size Candy Land

Come join us explore the famous board game Candy Land at the Culver Public Library as a ginger bread boy or girl, as we bring the game to life on Wednesday, December 18th at 4pm. Free and open to all ages 3 and up. For more information please call the library at 574-842-2941 or email erodgers@culver.lib.in.us.

CUTPL Life Skills 101

The Life Skills for teens for this month "Christmas Gift Wrapping", on Wednesday, December 11th at 4pm. Learn to wrap any shape of gift box with wrapping paper and the perfect bow tying. If you have presents of your own to wrap, please feel free to bring them. This is open for ages 9 and up. For more information please call the library at 574-842-2941.

Holiday Open House at the Culver-Union Township Public Library

The Culver-Union Township Public Library (CUTPL) will host a Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 7 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Santa will be visiting from 10:00 to noon and is excited to visit with the children. Local musician Cynthia Boener will be at the library from noon until 1:30 p.m. as she shares her talents on the harp.

Be sure to stop by the Culver Winter Market located in the lower level of the library from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. There will also be an open-crafts day in the Children’s Room from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Please join us for a day of holiday celebration! Questions? Contact the library at 574-842-2941 or email jwinrotte@culver.lib.in.us for more information.

Krafty Krabs for Teens

Krafty Krabs a crafts for teens open for ages 10 and up on Saturday, November 23rd at 12pm. For this month the teens are making a Pony Bead Lizards. No need to sign up just come and join us for crafting.

Hobbit Shire Studio at CUTPL

Fine paintings and stitchery by BJ Lawrance of Culver, IN are currently on display on the lower level of the Culver Union Twp. Public Library located at 107 N. Main St., Culver, IN. Some items are for purchase. More information about these works and others, may be obtained at hobbitshireart@outlook.com. All are encouraged to stop by and take a look at this one of a kind artwork. For more information on this display, or if you have a collection you would like to display at CUTPL, please contact Erin Schoberg at 574.842.2941 or eschoberg@culver.lib.in.us

Tony Straw Photography at CUTPL

Stunning photographs taken by Tony Straw of Culver, IN are currently on display on the main level of the Culver-Union Twp. Public Library located at 107 N. Main St., Culver, IN. Tony specializes in human and pet portraits, landscapes, and events. For more information on Tony's photography, visit www.tonystrawphotography.com or call 574.250.3142. For more information on this display, or if you have a collection you would like to display at CUTPL, please contact Erin Schoberg at 574.842.2941 or eschoberg@culver.lib.in.us.

FOOD FOR FINES AT CUTPL

Attention all Culver-Union Township Public Library (CUTPL) card holders . . . if you have overdue fines, you may be eligible for the November Food for Fines program offered at the library.

To take advantage of the fine forgiveness, donate nonperishable boxed macaroni and cheese during the month of November at the library. One box will equal one dollar in fines, with a maximum of $20 in fines waived per card. Donations must be undamaged, unopened, and not expired; the donations will be given to the Culver Community Food Pantry to help stock their shelves.

This offer is only good for materials owned by, and borrowed from, Culver-Union Township Public Library by CUTPL resident or reciprocal cardholders. Fees for lost or damaged materials, processing, collection referrals, or replacement cards costs are ineligible.

For more information on the Food for Fines program, please call the Culver-Union Township Public Library at 574-842-2941 or e-mail jwinrotte@culver.lib.in.us.

Adult Crafternoon

Calling all knitters, crocheters, needle workers, beaders, and paper-crafters! 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 on the third Monday at 2:00 PM. 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 cemerick@culver.lib.in.us. The Culver-Union Township Public Library is located at 107 N. Main St. in Culver, Indiana.

CUTPL Story hours

Storytime introduces children to the public library and the joy of reading. It focuses on early literacy skills and includes stories, finger plays, songs and crafts. Come join us every Tuesday at 10:30 am and every Thursday at 3:30pm.

Quilting at CUTPL

Every 2nd Saturday and every 4th Monday, quilters gather at the Culver-Union Township Public Library for a day of quilting and friendship beginning at 9 a.m. Come and stay for an hour, or for several. Bring a project you’re working on, or just come to visit. Get inspiration, motivation, and a location to quilt for the day.

If you have an interest in quilting, stop by the Culver-Union Township Public Library and check out the quilting group. For questions, contact the library at 574-842-2941 or jwinrotte@culver.lib.in.us.

Seated Exercise at CUTPL

Culver-Union Township Public Library is pleased to offer Seated Exercise three days each week. This free exercise class especially for seniors meets on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 10:00 AM in the Carnegie Room and features easy exercises.

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 jwinrotte@culver.lib.in.us.

Summer Adult Coloring at Culver-Union Township Public Library

Culver-Union Township Public Library invites you stop in and relax at our Adult Coloring table each Thursday morning. Coloring isn’t just for kids anymore! Adults can earn points for Summer Reading through July at this stress-relieving, fun activity. We’re providing the coloring sheets and colored pencils, 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. For more information, call 574-842-2941 or jwinrotte@culver.lib.in.us.

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 ages 11-18. Journals, pen and after school snacks provided. Writing together every Tuesday @ 4-5pm. For more information, please call Esmie Rodgers at 574-842-2941 or email erodgers@culver.lib.in.us

Genealogy LIVE!

Genealogy LIVE! meets each Wednesday from 10 a.m. to Noon at the Culver-Union Township Public Library. All ages and research levels are welcome, and assistance is available.

Questions? Contact Janet Winrotte at the library (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.

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