Escape Room Popularity Is No Puzzle

  WARSAW — Tuesday, June 27, the Warsaw Community Public Library hosted two escape room events – one for teens and one for adults. The teen and adult escape room games were very similar, with only minor changes in difficulty. An escape room is an adventure game in … Read More

Warsaw Community Library Summer Programs

By Amanda McFarland, Adult Programming Administrator Take a break from summer’s heat with these upcoming, “cool” programs at Warsaw Community Public Library. Chess Club meets at 10 a.m. Saturdays. Jon Siesennop presents, “Travel to Israel” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 3. Register. Ages 13-18 can “drop in” to … Read More

Lusk Promotes Message Of Unity Through Magic And Humor

WARSAW — Daniel Lusk, a professional entertainer from Indianapolis, performed his new show, “Leggo My Magic Show,” Friday, June 16, at the Warsaw Community Public Library. Lusk entertains and educates thousands of people each year through magic, comedy and puppets. He performs hundreds of shows every year at … Read More

Fab Fridays At Warsaw Community Public Library

By Katie Warrener, Children’s Services WARSAW — Do you have young innovators in the family? We invite all budding builders, engineers, architects, and artists to make it a “Fab Friday” at the public library this summer. Fab Friday is a pop-up makerspace, a place for school-age children to … Read More

Paczkowski Honored For Serving As Library Trustee

WARSAW — During the Warsaw Community Public Library Board of Trustees meeting held Monday, June 12, library trustee Rick Paczkowski was honored during his last meeting for serving on the board for eight years. Paczkowski has decided not to pursue another term with the library board after his … Read More

Warsaw Library Hosts Stories In The Park Program

WARSAW — Every Monday from 11 to 11:30 a.m. during the month of June, Warsaw Community Public Library will be offering Stories in the Park at Central Park, Warsaw. This will include stories, songs and rhymes with special guest readers. No registration or library card is required in … Read More

Science Central Presents Program At Warsaw Library

WARSAW — “What’s the Matter,” a program about solids, liquids, gas and plasma was presented by Science Central, Fort Wayne at Warsaw Community Public Library Thursday, June 8. The presentation included demonstrations and interactive experiments. Dry ice, balloons, rubber nails and other items were used during the demonstrations. … Read More

Build A Better World At The Warsaw Community Public Library

By Ann M. Zydek, Library Director I invite you to visit Warsaw Community Public Library this summer as we celebrate 100 years of service and to register for the library’s summer reading program, “Build a Better World” during the months of June and July. Explore program activities at … Read More

Adult And Teen Summer Activities At The Warsaw Community Public Library

By Amanda McFarland, Adult Programming Administrator WARSAW — Teens and adults can participate in the following activities this summer at Warsaw Community Public Library. Adults Build self-defense skills with Steve Zorn from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, June 5. Register. Paint a masterpiece with Carl Mosher from 5:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, … Read More

One Hundred Years and Counting at Warsaw Public Library

One hundred years after its construction in 1917, Warsaw Community Public Library is once again getting crowded. The original structure was called the Carnegie Library, named after the corporation which provided the grant for its construction: $15,000 for a 6,134 square foot building. There was a librarian and … Read More

Brian Smith Is The New Chair Of Kosciusko County Democrats

  LEESBURG — “I started getting involved (in politics) in 2012 on Joe Donnelly’s first run,” said Brian Smith of Leesburg. Smith is the chairman of the Kosciusko County Democrats. His interest in politics was peaked when he saw how Senator Richard Lugar was treated when he ran … Read More

Warsaw Community Public Library Considers Elevator Repair Costs

WARSAW — Concerns with the future of the elevator at the Warsaw Community Public Library dominated the Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, May 8. Library director Ann Zydek explained that at this time the limited use/limited application elevator is not working, and they have been told by … Read More

Warsaw Community Public Library Hosts Events In May

WARSAW — Warsaw Community Public Library hosts the following events in May. Details are available on the library’s website. Cookbook Club brings Cinco de Mayo dishes at 10 a.m. Monday, May 1. Friends of the Library meet at 1 p.m. Monday, May 1. New author Anneliese Rider signs … Read More

TinCaps Mascot Visits The Warsaw Community Public Library

WARSAW — The Fort Wayne TinCaps mascot Johnny came to the Warsaw Community Public Library for a brief visit on Thursday, April 13. The mascot’s visit was part of many celebratory activities being held at the WCPL in during National Library Week. Johnny wandered through the library during … Read More

Warsaw Community Public Library Celebrates 100 Years With Birthday Party

WARSAW — One hundred years ago, the Warsaw Community Public Library opened its doors with 5,000 books on its shelves and 1,936 patrons. On Tuesday, April 11, the WCPL celebrated 100 years of service with a birthday party open house from 3-7 p.m. at the library. The community … Read More