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  • Read By the Author

    I love to listen to memoirs read by the authors that wrote them. Not so long ago, I was quite skeptical of all audiobooks. I viewed listening to a book as cheating, unless it was a matter of poor eyesight. I have, however, warmed somewhat to audiobooks, and memoirs read by their authors have become a...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Shh_ImReading@evpl on 09-24-2012
  • Support EVPL & save money with a free home energy assessment

    With the record-breaking temps we've had this summer, many are looking for ways to reduce their utility bills. Energizing Indiana offers free home energy assessments to those who apply. An Energy Advisor will visit your home to perform the assessment. You'll receive step-by-step guidance; energy...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by professor.knowsitall@evpl on 07-26-2012
  • Hoosier Ghosts

    Perhaps you'd like to read about reported hauntings right here in Indiana as Halloween approaches. Even if you don't believe in ghosts, these books can be entertaining and spooky reads perfect for the season. Haunted Travels of Indiana by Mark Marimen Encyclopedia of Haunted Indiana by Nicole...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Shh_ImReading@evpl on 10-26-2010
  • New Local History Titles

    The Indiana Room, located on the 2nd Floor of Central Library, has received several new titles. The Interim Reports for Clay County, Dubois County, Washington County, Union County, Crawford County, and Decatur County. Interim Reports contain information about historic structures in each county are are...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by just_renny@evpl on 09-02-2010
  • Go Outside!

    It's springtime! Time to leave the house and enjoy the outdoors! Two recent books you should know about if you're planning on going further than the park down the street are Botanic Gems: Indiana Public Gardens, Including Greater Chicago, Dayton, Cincinnati & Louisville by Alan McPherson...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Shh_ImReading@evpl on 03-20-2010
  • Fiction with an Indiana twist

    I tried searching the catalog under the heading of Indiana -- fiction and found a list of fascinating titles. Here are some of the most recent: Sleeping with Anemone , by Kate Collins, is the latest installment in a series about a young female flower-shop owner/amateur sleath in small-town Indiana. Well...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by googler@evpl on 02-11-2010
  • The Ripest Moments by Norbert Krapf

    The Ripest Moments is a simple pleasure to read. While reading this memoir of growing up in the 40s and 50s in Jasper and rural Dubois County, Indiana, I found myself reminded over and over again of my own childhood in northern Indiana, and the cousins, aunts, and uncles we'd often visit in Ohio...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Bufkinite@evpl on 09-15-2009
  • Indiana 24/7

    Indiana 24/7 is a beautiful collection of photographs from all over our state. It is a modern photo essay of our day-to-day lives as Hoosiers. The variety the photographers have managed to capture is just amazing. There are many familiar sights in Indiana 24/7 , but there are also many surprises. I found...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Shh_ImReading@evpl on 06-10-2009
  • Indiana Economic Stimulus Info

    A new website was launched today for those who would like information about the Economic Stimulus Package and the use of funds in the state of Indiana. The address for the website is INvest.in.gov. It will be maintained to keep Hoosiers informed about how our state's stimulus money is being used...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by wag.mado@evpl on 03-03-2009
  • Help protect your credit with a security freeze

    Here's a tip from Indiana State Senator Vaneta Becker: Hoosiers can help protect their credit with one of the strongest security freeze laws in the nation. Consumers can freeze access to their credit reports. When the consumer wishes to release their credit report, they use their personal identification...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by MediaPhile@evpl on 02-08-2009
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