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Music Performer at CUTPL

Tom Sieling, widely acclaimed singer and songwriter from Newfield, New York, will perform a free family/children’s program called “Take a Tromp Through the Swamp!” at CUTPL at 2:00pm on Friday, June 23. This show consists of the most fun, humorous, and participatory kid’s songs, along with cool facts about area animals and pictures of them and the homes they build. Tom accompanies himself on guitar, banjo, harmonica, and a drum machine, and all songs include parts for the whole family. This program is free and everyone is invited. For more information , please call 574-842-2941, or email Esmie Rodgers at erodgers@culver.lib.in.us

Fresh Picked Book Club

CUTPL’s newest book club, Fresh Picked, will meet on Wednesday, July 12th 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 Firelight Girls by Kaya McLaren, picked for you by Dana. Attendees of this book discussion will receive 5 points for our Adult Summer Reading Program.

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.

Fun Creative Writing for Teens

CUTPL will be offering creative writing workshops this summer for middle schoolers (incoming 6th-8th grades) and high schoolers (incoming 9th-12th grades). They will be facilitated by local freelance writer and CUTPL member Kristen Counts. The middle school group will meet on June 13, 20, 27, and July 11, 18, & 25. The high school group will meet on June 15, 22, 29, and July 6, 13, 20, & 27. All meetings are from 3:30 to 4:30 PM. There is room for eight students in each group. Please call and make your reservation by June 5th at 842-2941. Journals, pens, and snacks provided. For more information contact Esmie Rodgers at erodgers@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: July 17 at 2:00 PM in the large meeting room. This program is free and open to the public and counts for adult summer reading points.

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.

Summer Adult Coloring at Culver-Union Township Public Library

Culver-Union Township Public Library is revamping their Adult Coloring program this summer. 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. CUTPL will also offer a special “Family Coloring Night” on Wednesday, July 19th at 5:30 PM. Adult Coloring and all of CUTPL’s adult programs count for summer reading points in June and July. 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.

Author Lori Rader-Day to visit Culver

The Culver-Union Township Public Library is excited to announce that Lori Rader-Day will be visiting CUTPL on June 29, 2017, as a part of our Celebrated Voices Series. Lori is originally from central Indiana and her third novel, The Day I Died, was released this spring. Copies of Lori’s novels: The Black Hour, Little Pretty Things, and The Day I Died are available for check out at the library’s adult circulation desk. CUTPL will be hosting two programs with the author that day, a young adult book discussion at 4:00 PM and a general program and book signing that evening at 6:00 PM. The CUTPL Friends of the Library will have copies of The Day I Died available for purchase at the event. Your RSVP is kindly requested by calling the library at 574-842-2941 as refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Reference/Adult Services Manager, Dana Thomas, at dthomas@culver.lib.in.us.

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

For more information in any Children’s/Young Adult Program. Contact Esmie Rodgers Youth Services Manager at 574-842-2941 or email erodgers@culver.lib.in.us

Youth Tech Class

How much do you know about your devices? This class is to start an open group discussion of what, how and why. Youth can bring their own device and whether you're just learning about computers or any technology, this class was a great way to expose yourself to new tech skills. Join us on Mondays, June 12 & 26, July 10 & 24 at 2:00 pm

Free Computer Classes (June)

Free computer classes for June 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.

Genealogy Building on the Basics

Find out more about your ancestors using FREE resources available at the library.

Build on your basic research by seeing what’s available for FREE at the library and on-line, and touch on the current hot-topics in genealogy. Figuring out what and who to trust in this rapidly expanding digital frontier is no easy task.

Join us as we build on the basics on Saturday, June 17th at 10:00 AM, at the Culver-Union Township Public Library. Participants are encouraged to bring their laptop or tablet, but it is not required for the program.

This program is free and open to the public and counts for adult summer reading points. For more information, contact Janet Winrotte at jwinrotte@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.

YA Book Club

High School book club successfully raise money for their club T-shirts by hosting a free movie night and bake sale. A big "thank you" to the Culver Community School and the community for coming out and showing their support!

Summer Storytime at CUTPL

Starting in June 6, join us every Tuesday and Thursday for Storytime at 10:30AM, followed with free lunch at 11:15AM for children 18 and under, provided by the Culver Community School Corporation and a Federally Funded Grant. Space for weekly Storytime is limited! You must sign-up by calling the library at 574-842-2941. Watch for Teen Programs, as well as special events for the whole family throughout the summer. Information can be found on our website at www.culver.lib.in.us/ , on the Youth Services Facebook page.

Summer Reading Program Sign-up & Ice Cream Kickoff Party at CUTPL

Build a Better World is the theme of Culver-Union Township Public Library’s 2017 Summer Reading Programs. CUTPL offers programs for children, teens, and adults with programs, prizes, book discussions, and special events. To kick off the 2017 Summer Reading Programs, CUTPL is holding an ice cream kick off, along with a free craft, movie and popcorn! Sign up party is on Monday, June 5, 2017 from 2:00 to 3:00 PM in the large meeting room and movie starts at 2:30 pm in the Carnegie Room. Ice cream sundaes will be provided, compliments of the CUTPL Friends of the Library.

We hope you’ll bring the whole family to sign-up and enjoy an ice cream sundae on Monday, June 5! Summer reading registration is open to library patrons of all ages. The program will run from Monday, June 5, 2017 through July 29, 2017. For more information, call the library at 574-842-2941 or check out our website at http://www.culver.lib.in.us/. This program is free of charge and open to the public.

Youth Services Department - Join us every Tuesday and Thursday for Storytime at 10:30AM, followed with free lunch at 11:15AM for children 18 and under, provided by the Culver Community School Corporation and a Federally Funded Grant. Space for weekly Storytime is limited! You must sign-up by calling the library at 574-842-2941. Watch for Teen Programs, as well as special events for the whole family throughout the summer. Information can be found on our website at www.culver.lib.in.us/ , on the Youth Services Facebook page, and Twitter @cutpl_yazone.

Weekly Storytime

Every Tuesday at 10:30 is storytime and crafts in the Children’s Room. Each week includes a story and hands-on arts projects designed for preschoolers. Recommended ages 0-5 years old. More information is available on the Youth Services Facebook page.

Fun Creative Writing for Teens

CUTPL will be offering creative writing workshops this summer for middle schoolers (incoming 6th-8th grades) and high schoolers (incoming 9th-12th grades). They will be facilitated by local freelance writer and CUTPL member Kristen Counts. The middle school group will meet on June 13, 20, 27, and July 11, 18, & 25. The high school group will meet on June 15, 22, 29, and July 6, 13, 20, & 27. All meetings are from 3:30 to 4:30 PM. There is room for eight students in each group. Please call and make your reservation by June 5th at 842-2941. Journals, pens, and snacks provided. For more information 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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