Hasnerl said the presentation will be held on April 18 as part of National Library Week April 14–20 at the library, where a video will be shown with loads of information and history. Hasnerl said that even those who visit the courthouse on a regular basis are surprised by some of the things they’ve learned from the video.
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The contest offered three different categories of landscape, object, and people, and four grade groups ranging from K-12.
The winners are in for the Starke County Public Library’s third annual adult photo contest. With two winners for each of the three categories, three people left with the first place prize of a $30 gift certificate to Five Star, while second place winners received a $5 gift certificate to Fingerhut Bakery of Knox or North Judson.
Several libraries in the area are getting a positive start to 2013 by offering a number of new programs to their visitors.
In Starke County, the Henry F. Schricker Public Library will show a recently-released documentary on the Grand Kankakee Marsh, entitled “Everglades of the North.” The documentary, which was released in the fall of 2011, explores the diverse ecology, illustrates the astonishing history, and unveils the controversial saga of the marshlands that were once known as the Northern Everglades.
The Third Annual Amateur Photography Contest is underway.
If you are 18 years of age and older and have a photo that you’d like to share and have judged, take it to the Starke County Public Library, Main Branch in Knox, or to the Koontz Lake Branch, and submit it for the contest.
The Starke County Public Library expansion project is at a bit of a standstill, but Library Director Sheila Urwiler says they should be requesting bids come September. She says there was a bit of a mix-up last spring when they requested bids which put a bit of a delay on their plans, but she’s confident they’ll soon be back on track.
Urwiler says the library has been keeping busy, particularly with the Summer Reading Program which will come to a close on Saturday. She says they’re still looking for people to participate in the literacy program that they’ve been running, and she encourages anyone interested in participating in the program to call (574) 772-7323 or stop by any Starke County Library branch.
Representatives from the Starke County Public Library approached the Knox Community School Board members Monday night to discuss their upcoming expansion project. Superintendent A.J. Gappa explained that the library’s property is just north of the Knox Elementary School property and part of their project involves the school.