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NaNoWriMo 2020 is “Write” Around the Corner

National Novel Writing Month, aka NaNoWriMo, began in 1999 with the ambitious goal of writing 50,000 words in thirty days. Even amid a pandemic, NaNoWriMo is still happening this year with a twist, it is all virtual. The event is slated to begin on November 1st.... read more

Podcasts to Welcome Halloween

In the month-long lead-up to Halloween that is October, there are plenty of ways to celebrate. From watching campy B-list horror movies to reading spine-chilling true crime, there is no shortage of material to get your spook on. Check out these podcasts that range... read more

Books vs movies: Which is Better?

Many will argue that books are better than movies. Why is this? Mostly because you can use your own imagination to visualize the setting, what the characters look like, and the important details in a scene. The writing generally lends itself to vivid descriptions to... read more

Black Women’s Suffrage Digital Collection

As part of this year’s on-going centennial celebration of women’s right to vote, the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) launched its new Black Women’s Suffrage Digital Collection in September. The Black Women’s Suffrage Digital Collection is a... read more

Coming to a Phone Near You: Dial-A-Story!

La Porte County Public Library presents Dial-A-Story. The newest offering in our collection of services bridges the digital divide since it does not require any special software for you to download to participate, it only requires a phone.    LPCPL Dial-A-Story... read more

Voting in Indiana: Voter Rights

The general election is held in Indiana on November 3, 2020, from 6:00am-6:00pm. Registered voters in Indiana have rights when they vote to ensure a fair election where their voices are heard. Knowing your voter rights is just as important as knowing who is on the... read more

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