NORTH WEBSTER — The North Webster Community Public Library will be hosting a press release writing class at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22. Local journalist Martha Stoelting will instruct how to write professional press releases and get better news coverage for organizations. The class is free, but pre-registration is needed to attend. Interested individuals can register for the class by calling (574) 834-7122 or stopping by the library’s circulation desk.
There are still openings available for next week’s Coffee and Canvas at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24. A few of $18 includes a 11×14 canvas, painting supplies and refreshments, Karla Hayden will provide step-by-step instructions on painting a fall barn scene. Advance registration and pre-payment is needed by Sept. 22. Registrations and payment are being accepted at the circulation desk.
Writer’s Corner and R.E.A.D. book club both meet on Monday, Sept. 19. Aspiring writers are challenged to use their imaginations and write something to share at 10 a.m. at the Writer’s Corner. Then at 5:30 p.m., R.E.A.D. Book Club will discuss “Air Raid Nights and Radio Days”, a memoir by Don Schroeder of growing up in Indianapolis during the 1940s.
The children will be enjoying stories and crafts at preschool story time at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21 when the eight-week fall session begins. Geared toward ages three through five, preschool story time provides an opportunity for children to develop early literacy skills while having fun with other children.
The whole family can have fun together enjoying a free movie along with free popcorn starting at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22. Showing is a G-rated family comedy about a snowboarding chimpanzee.
The next day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, is make it/take it craft day in the youth department. Individuals can stop by the library during the day and let the kids make a fun craft. The kids can do more crafts at crafts and stories at 4 p.m. every Tuesday.
Wooly Webster, the library’s Bison-tennial public art bison, can be viewed inside the library where he will make his permanent home. It has been painted by Barrett Family Artists and depicts scenes from Hoosier-authored books, local landmarks, nature, and other points of interest.