NORTH WEBSTER — Books by the bushel will be available at the fall book sale sponsored by Friends of North Webster Community Public Library Thursday, Sept. 19 through Saturday, Sept. 21. Hundreds of good quality, gently used books, DVDs, and puzzles will be on sale at bargain prices with proceeds going to support the work of the library. The sale will be held in the North Webster Community Center banquet 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.
Also in support of the library, a lunch fundraiser is planned for Tuesday, Sept. 17. For a $10 ticket, lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the banquet hall of the North Webster Community Center and will include hot chicken salad along with a variety of cold salad, rolls, desserts and drinks. Tickets are available at the circulation desk with proceeds going to help fund the building of the new library facility.
Registrations are being accepted for a five-class Beginning Genealogy course held 11 a.m. every Tuesday in October. In this course, students will learn how to get started researching their family ancestry. The course is free, but pre-registration is required. Sign up at the circulation desk or call (574) 834-7122.
In other library activities, Writer’s Corner meets at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 16 as the group shares the compositions each has written about a festival. Later that day at 5:30 p.m. Summer Book Club meets to discuss “The Secrets We Carried” by Mary McNear.
A representative from the United States Census Bureau will be at the library from 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, with information on temporary employment opportunities during the 2020 U.S. Census. If you’re interested in worthing for the national census, stop by the information table and learn about available positions, qualification eligibility and job requirements.
The Youth Department starts its fall session of Preschool Story Time at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, for ages three to six. Children learn through books, story activities and crafts. The next day the Youth Department celebrates International Talk Like a Pirate Day and encourages kids to visit the library dressed as a pirate, make a pirate craft, check out a pirate book and have fun with pirate linguistics.