September is National Sewing Month

September is National Sewing Month

“Sew it seams we should take time to honor the history of sewing and all those who enjoy sewing!”* Sewing is actually an ancient skill hailing from the Stone Age when fur and skin clothing were stitched together with bone, antler, or ivory needles....
2020 Great STEM Careers in Rural Areas

2020 Great STEM Careers in Rural Areas

Educators and parents: encourage students to let their passion and interest in science, technology, engineering, and math bloom right where we’re planted! Young adults don’t have to leave La Porte County to pursue a STEM-based career because there are many...
Celebrating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

Celebrating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

On January 16, 1920, Indiana became the 26th state to ratify the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote, which went into effect in Indiana on August 26, 1920, just eight days after the two-thirds majority for ratification had been achieved.    On August...
Volunteer Spotlight – Earl Adams

Volunteer Spotlight – Earl Adams

Earl Adams has been volunteering at the library since 2014. He decided to become a library volunteer so he could assist with and share skills in the development of a makerspace that exposes people to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM). “Part of my...
Volunteer Spotlight – Alan Zeller

Volunteer Spotlight – Alan Zeller

Alan Zeller is a seasoned genealogy researcher. He got started with genealogy in 2001 when he bought some software for his first computer. He practiced with Family Tree Maker, and soon after, joined the local genealogical society where he very much enjoyed fellowship...
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