NORTH WEBSTER — The lakes in our community not only provide recreation and contribute to the local economy, they also help to keep us safe. North Webster Fire Department will present a program on the Art of Water Drafting 1 p.m. Monday, July 26, at North Webster Community Public Library. North Webster Fire Chief Jeremy Likens will explain how water is drafted from local lakes to help fight fires. Weather permitting, the program will be held outside the library and is open to the public.
Enjoy a free afternoon at the movies 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 27, when the Adult Services Department shows a 2000 thriller drama based on a true story about a fishing vessel that is lost at sea when three raging weather fronts collide to produce the fiercest storm in modern history. The movie is rated PG and runs 130 minutes.
Return to the library 6 p.m. Thursday, July 29, for the Weeds in Our Lake program. Jim Donahoe, owner/operator of Aquatic Weed Control, shares his expertise as he talk about the weeds found in local lakes, how to identify and manage them and the problems they cause. Donahoe also serves on the Board of Directors for the Midwest Aquatic Plant Management Society.
Registrations are currently being accepted for a Beginning Genealogy Course that will be held 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 10, 17, 24 and 31. In this four-class course, participants will learn how to get started researching their family tree. The course is free, but pre-registration is required with limited enrollment. To register, sign up at the circulation desk or call (574) 834-7122.
Replenish your summer reading at the Friends of the Library Dixie Day book sale 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 31 outside in front of the library. Hundreds of good quality, gently used books, DVDs and puzzles will be for sale at bargain prices. Proceeds from the sale will go to support the work of the library.