NORTH WEBSTER — Looking for some new and different dishes for holiday meals this year? Check out the A-to-Z Food America database on North Webster Community Public Library’s website and explore America’s vast variety of cuisine and culture.
All about food, this searchable, user-friendly database can be explored by region, state or ethnic group. There you will find thousands of recipes from appetizers and main courses, to desserts and beverages including classic dishes and ethnic foods. Recipes can be printed and shared.
You will also find video tutorials on food preparation and cooking techniques as well as interesting facts and trivia. There is also a history section that includes vintage advertisements, food package labels, menus and information on what Americans ate in bygone years. A reference section contains even more information such as cooking conversions, glossaries, spices, farmers’ market directory and much more.
To access the A-to-Z Food America database, go to the library’s website at nweb.lib.in.us, click on the research tools tab at the top of the home page, then click on A-to-Z Food America in the right column. A library card is not needed to access the database. It is available to everyone.
The library’s weekly dance exercise class “Let’s Move” will not be meeting during the upcoming holiday season but will resume at 6 pm. Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, to dance away those extra holiday pounds.
The statewide Evergreen Library System will be undergoing an upgrade throughout the entire Thanksgiving weekend, which means North Webster Library will be offline with certain services not available during this time. Therefore, the library will remain closed on Saturday, Nov. 28, in addition to Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27. Access to Indiana Overdrive, Hoopla and the Evergreen Indiana Mobile App will also be unavailable. The library will re-oepn at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 30.