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National Library Week 2019

April 7-13 is National Library Week, an annual celebration highlighting the valuable role libraries, librarians and library workers play in transforming lives and communities.

Libraries are at the heart of their cities and towns. They have public spaces where people of all backgrounds can come together and connect.

Library programs encourage community members to meet to discuss civic issues, work together using new technologies like robots or learn alongside one another in computer classes.

Enrollment Begins for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Enrollment for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, the popular book gifting program, has begun in Pulaski County!

Register your child at

Every month, the Imagination Library mails high-quality, age-appropriate books to children under the age of five, at no cost to the child’s family.

Arrow Head RC&D recently partnered with the Pulaski County Public Library to launch the program in our area to promote early childhood literacy throughout the county.

Closed Hours Due to Cold

Due to the frigid temperatures and dangerous wind chills, the library will close at 3:00 on Tuesday, January 29; remain closed all day Wednesday, January 30; and reopen at noon on Thursday, January 31.

No fines will be charged on any materials during these days.

If you find yourself without heat in the next few days, local warming centers are available.  See here for more info:

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library Is Coming to Pulaski County

Arrowhead RC&D and the Pulaski County Public Library have joined forces to bring Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to the children of Pulaski County.

Each month, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library mails a high quality, age appropriate book to all registered children, addressed to them, at no cost to the child’s family.

Children are eligible to receive Imagination Library’s free books from birth until age five. The only requirement is that the children reside in Pulaski County.

Check Out a New Museum Pass

Check out a pass to the History Museum, the Studebaker National Museum, and the Oliver Mansion, free with your library card!

The pass provides free admission for up to six people to each of these museums.  All the museums are located in South Bend, Indiana.

Santa Visits the Library

Santa Claus is coming to town!

Yes, Jolly Old St. Nick will be making a bunch of stops here throughout the month of December.  See him at the library on:

• Tuesdays (Dec. 4, 11, & 18), 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

• Saturdays (Dec. 1, 8, 15, & 22), 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.

Santa will also visit the West Side Center in Medaryville on Thursday, December 20th, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Senator Todd Young Visits the Library

We were honored to have Todd Young, United States Senator from Indiana, visit the library this week!

Senator Young spoke with members of our Teen Activity Board, saw how we've used federal grants to improve our technology offerings, and learned about the many ways the library makes an impact in our community every day!

The Great American Read

Vote for your favorite books and help choose America's number one read!

The Great American Read is an eight-part series on PBS that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey).

The series investigates how and why writers create their fictional worlds, how we as readers are affected by these stories, and what these 100 different books have to say about our diverse nation and our shared human experience.

Banned Books Week 2018

Celebrate your freedom to read during Banned Books Week, September 23–29!

The Pulaski County Public Library supports the freedom to seek and to express ideas, even those some consider unorthodox or unpopular.

By focusing on efforts across the country to remove or restrict access to books, Banned Books Week draws national attention to the harms of censorship.

Books are still being banned and challenged today. A challenge is an attempt to remove or restrict materials, based upon the objections of a person or group. A banning is the removal of those materials.

National Voter Registration Day 2018

Register to vote or confirm your registration at the library on Tuesday, September 25th!

September 25th is National Voter Registration Day, a unofficial national holiday celebrating our democracy.

If you haven't voted before, come in to the library on September 25th to sign up.  You'll want to bring your Indiana driver's license or state ID.

National Voter Registration Day isn't just for new voters.  Have you moved, changed your name, or not voted in a while?  You can update your information to make sure you don't get turned away on election day.


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