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Programs for Adults

At your Library

BOOK DISCUSSIONS, BOOK TALKS, AUTHOR VISITS: Click here for topics and times.

Join us in April for a NEW discussion series, International Book-ings.

COMPUTER CLASSES:Click here for a schedule. Classes are open to teens and adults.
FILMS:Thanks to Friends of the Library for funding Public Performance Licensing.

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY: Click here for information on the Friends, fundraisers, and Book Sales.

ADVOCACY COMMITTEE: Wanted: people who want to keep our library a strong community

resource. Ideas and helping hands are welcome!

Meeting dates are at 5:30 p.m. on these Tuesdays:

April 8

May 20

June 17

PROGRAMS FOR YOUTH: Click here for a schedule.

PROGRAMS FOR TEENS: Click here for a schedule.

OTHER PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS:

>> WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF MUSIC

Wed., March 26; April 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 (6:30 p.m.)

Florian Bolsega teaches mind training and music theory. Please bring paper and pencil.

>> ACME PAWN PUSHERS CHESS CLUB

Mon., March 24 & 31; April 7, 14, 21 & 28 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Also the 2nd Saturday of the month from 1-4 p.m.

Some boards are available; feel free to bring your own set, clock, etc.

>> HAMMOND HEALTH MATTERS (new series!)

The Alzheimer’s Association presents these free programs:

NOTE: THE ABOVE PROGRAM IS CANCELLED, due to staffing changes at the Alzheimer's Association. We hope to reschedule at a future date. The following two programs are expected to continue:

>> PRESENTED BY THE CALUMET REGIONAL ARCHIVES, IUN:

Thurs., April 10 at 2 p.m.: “Northwest Indiana's Steel Giants"

Co-director and Archivist/Curator Stephen McShane of Calumet Regional Archives and Gary Wilk, co-editors of Steel Giants: Historic Images from the Calumet Regional Archives discuss the history of steel mills and the book. The books are also available for purchase.

Mon., June 9 at 2 p.m.: "Moonlight in Duneland: The South Shore Line's 1920s Marketing Campaign"

Co-director and Archivist/Curator Stephen McShane of Calumet Regional Archives and Ronald D. Cohen, co-editors of Moonlight in Duneland, discuss the history of the railroad, the posters, and the book. The books are also available for purchase.

>> VOTER REGISTRATION

Wed., March 26 from 4-5 p.m. or Wed., April 2 from 4-5 p.m.

Register to Vote using Indianavoters.com

Register to vote, check your registration status, and learn how to register other Hoosiers to vote using Indianavoters.com! The class is free and no advance registration is required. An Indiana driver’s license or state ID is helpful but not required to attend.

>> MONEYSMART WEEK IN INDIANA (April 5-12)

•Identify the major types of insured financial institutions.

•Identify five reasons to use a bank.

•Describe the steps involved in opening a bank account.

•Describe two types of deposit accounts.

•Identify additional bank services that come with deposit accounts.

>> A NIGHT OF POETRY WITH YUSEF ALI EL

Thurs., April 10 at 6 p.m.

Celebrate National Poetry Month with Yusuf Ali El, a poet, author, public speaker, and spoken word performer. He received his B. A. from the University of New Hampshire and his M.A. from Governors State University. He has released several books, including Raw Tears (love and relationship poetry); Ryme Tyme for Growing Minds, a book for children; and a success manual, How To Feel Good About Yourself.


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