Community Calendar 4/21-4/28 | Community

The following events are set to take place between Thursday, April 21, and Thursday, April 28. Baby Storytime 9:30 am and 11 am, Thursdays, April 21 and 28 Attend at whatever time works best for you and your baby. Enjoy rhymes, bounces, and stories with Ms. Wendy along with social time for babies and caregivers. … Read more

COLUMN: Connect, relate, and grow through the written word | Columns

I started writing poetry when I was young. Being rather shy, I found my outlet in poetry. It was my go-to when things didn’t make sense or when I was feeling sad or lonely or angry. When my grandpa passed away in 2011, I wrote a poem and read it during the ceremonies of Relay … Read more

Library: Book sale returns to Chanhassen | Chanhassen Opinion

The Friends of the Chanhassen Library’s book sale returns beginning Thursday, April 28 from 4 to 8 pm Visit and find great prices on used books, CDs, and DVDs. The sale continues Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 from 10 am to 5 pm The sale ends on Sunday from 1 to 4 pm … Read more

Library: Book sale returns to Chanhassen | Chanhassen Opinion

The Friends of the Chanhassen Library’s book sale returns beginning Thursday, April 28 from 4 to 8 pm Visit and find great prices on used books, CDs, and DVDs. The sale continues Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 from 10 am to 5 pm The sale ends on Sunday from 1 to 4 pm … Read more

Garrett Public Library News | Garrett Clipper

107 W. Houston St. 357-5485 www.garrettpl.org Day of Dreams carnival The Day of Dreams carnival will take place in the children’s department from noon to 3 pm this Saturday. Snacks will be available from 3-6 pm Ask youth staff for specifics or assistance. Author visit Local author Gary Bowser will visit the library at 10 … Read more

Twin Lakes system returns to full-service in-person programming | News

While libraries within the Twin Lakes system have been back to functioning at their regular service hours for quite some time since the pandemic, the number of in-person programming continues to grow and expand offered. Particularly exciting is the fact that the popular Summer Reading Program will return to hosting the in-person activities that local … Read more

Interlaken author releases new poem collection | Regional News

Falling Bodies, a new collection of poems from Finishing Line Press, explores loss, identity, and family through the lens of the natural world. It is a collaborative effort by three local women: a poet, a graphic artist, and a photographer. The chapbook, part of Finishing Line’s critically acclaimed Chapbook Series, is by Interlaken author, Jillian … Read more

This Week at the Johnson City Public Library | Sunday Stories

Submitted by Hannah Kiger JOHNSON CITY — Here’s a look at what’s on tap this week at the Johnson City Public Library (100 W. Millard St.). The library is closed on Sunday, April 17. The library’s board of directors meets on Tuesday, April 19, at 4:30 pm in the Jones Meeting Room. Board meetings are … Read more

On the shelf: Life in the Garden | Free

Reviewed by Marcia Lawrence “Life in the Garden” by Penelope Lively, Viking, 2017, ISBN 9780525558378, hardcover, $25.00 Penelope Lively is a grande dame of art, literature, and all that grows. This compilation of poetic reflections is as much philosophy and poetry as it is memoir. The Booker Prize winner and bestselling author, now in her … Read more

Indiana Free Library offers weekly programs | News

The New Century Club is still collecting books for a used book sale to be held from 10 am to 4 pm Saturday, April 23, at the John Grauer Social Hall at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 285 Twolick Drive, with a bag sale on Sunday, April 24, from noon to 3 pm Please stop by … Read more