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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.

MAC & CHEESE THROWDOWN AT CUTPL

Come one, come all! Carry in your best Mac & Cheese and enter to win the first ever Culver Mac & Cheese Throwdown! On Saturday, November 16, 2019 the Culver-Union Township Public Library will host a Mac & Cheese contest in the lower level of the library next to the Farmer’s Market.

Please bring your entries, along with your recipe, at 11 a.m. The judging will begin promptly at 11:30 a.m. After the judge appraises the entries, those in attendance will be able to sample and vote on a winner. There will be a judge’s choice and a people’s choice award.

During the month of November, the Culver-Union Township Public Library will be collecting boxed macaroni and cheese products for the Culver Community food Pantry during the Food for Fines program.

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

ESTATE PLANNING

Bring your lunch and learn about Estate Planning on Tuesday, November 19 at 12 noon at the Culver-Union Township Public Library.

The free event, presented by Murray Law, will cover Healthcare Power of Attorney, Durable Power of Attorney, HIPPA Releases, Trusts and Wills. Estate Planning is for those wanting to protect yourselves, your money, your family and your legacy.

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.

FREE Nutrition Lessons

FREE Nutrition Lessons will be held at the Culver-Union Township Public Library on Friday, November 1 and Friday, November 15 at 11 a.m. Learn the basics of how to choose healthy foods and cook affordable, delicious meals. Renell Finke, Nutrition Education Program Assistant with Purdue Extension will provide information on stretching your food dollars, plan fast and healthy meals, and cook and sample food.

For questions, contact the Janet Winrotte at 574-842-2941 or jwinrotte@culver.lib.in.us.

Krafty Krabs for Teens

A crafts for teens open for ages 10 and up on Saturday, October 26th at 12pm. This month we are carving Styrofoam pumpkins! No need to sign up just come and enjoy the craft and meet new friends.

STEM CLUB

Join us to explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics in STEM Club! Expect activities, experiments and crafts on Wednesday, October 23rd at 4pm. Suggested to ages 9 and up.

FREE Nutrition Lessons

FREE Nutrition Lessons will be held at the Culver-Union Township Public Library on Friday, November 1 and Friday, November 15 at 11 a.m. Learn the basics of how to choose healthy foods and cook affordable, delicious meals. Renell Finke, Nutrition Education Program Assistant with Purdue Extension will provide information on stretching your food dollars, plan fast and healthy meals, and cook and sample food.

For questions, contact the Janet Winrotte at 574-842-2941 or jwinrotte@culver.lib.in.us.

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 month, 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.

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.

Genealogy for Beginners ONLY

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, October 19 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 jwinrotte@culver.lib.in.us or 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 at CUTPL (October)

Free computer classes at CUTPL continue in October, featuring a new class on Google Docs, plus Smartphone & Tablet Training. This program covers basic operation and advanced functions of all smartphones and tablets.

Smartphone and Tablet Training

Google Docs & More Part 1

Google Docs & More Part 2

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.

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 Sept 10 through Nov 26, 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.

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.

Chess Club at the library

Come join us learn or share your talent with others in chess! Players of all ages and skill levels are welcome on Wednesday, October 30th at 4pm. Snacks and chess sets are provided.

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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