The Pulaski County Public Library is celebrating banned books this week. Banned Books Week, according to the library’s website, is a celebration of more than 30 years of the freedom to read, a freedom firmly rooted in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that guarantees not only freedom of speech but freedom of the press as well.
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The gallery features portraits of children in need of adoptive families. The Heart Gallery is used by the Indiana Department of Child Services to help raise awareness about children in foster care in need of a forever home. More than 1000 children in Indiana are in need of a home.
The Indiana Heart Gallery will display a dozen portraits daily from Aug. 5 to Aug. 26 at the Pulaski County Public Library in Winamac. The exhibit may be viewed Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET.
This summer’s theme is “Dig Into Reading,” for kids up to 12 years old, while the theme for teens ages 13-18 is “Beneath the Surface.” Participants receive points for checking out and reading books rom the library, and prizes will be awarded as points are earned while the top readers in the age groups will receive a copy of their favorite book in library binding.
Someone is always tracking you. Whether it’s on social media, phone calls or the websites you visit, your daily activities are monitored, recorded, collected and stored. Who is collecting this information?
The staff will feature technology help on Tuesday, April 16 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. If you’ve been to the library and need help accessing library services from your tech device, all of your questions will be answered during this time.
Pulaski County Public Library resident cardholders are eligible for three MP3 downloads per week, available online at www.pulaskicounty.lib.in.us. Library officials expect Freegal will appeal to patrons of all ages and musical tastes, and librarians will be happy to assist users with the new service.
Santa Claus is coming to Pulaski County! He’ll be making himself at home at the Pulaski County Public Library in Winamac on Thursdays and Saturdays from Dec. 6 to 22.
The library has already been all decked out for the season, with a decorated tree in the reading room and a wonderful winter scene throughout the library. Santa will be at the library to pose for pictures and hear children’s Christmas wishes this season.
Bettilou Pullins, 87, of Alamogordo, New Mexico passed away April 14, 2012. Memorial services will be Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. ET at the Frain Mortuary-Querry Ulbricht Chapel in Medaryville. Visitation is one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Pulaski County Public Library or to the Ralph Harris Scholarship Fund (make checks payable to West Central Education Foundation).