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  • WWII Rosie the Riveters

    Dr. Heidi Strobel will be presenting a program titled "Harmony of the Homefront: Homegrown Rosie the Riveters" tomorrow (March 20, 2013) starting at 6:30 in the Browning Room at Central Library. This program will feature information from an oral history research project Dr. Strobel conducted...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by just_renny@evpl on 03-19-2013
  • Evansville in WWII Digital Collection

    EVPL worked with the University of Southern Indiana and the Evansville Museum of Arts, History, and Science for the last year on the " Evansville in WWII " Digital Collection. The collection was funded with a grant from the US Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Indiana...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by just_renny@evpl on 03-04-2013
  • 1888 Bird's Eye View of Evansville

    To help celebrate the Bicentennial of Evansville and Historic Preservation Month, EVPL has enlarged an 1888 Bird's Eye View map of Evansville! The map is 10 feet by 15 feet, so you can see a lot of detail. It is located at Central on the 2nd Floor just outside the Indiana Room. Be sure to sign the...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by just_renny@evpl on 05-22-2012
  • Meditation For Beginners

    It's almost time for the Spring Savvy Senior Series to begin! Our first program will be Meditation For Beginners presented by Mary MacGregor. The program will be held on Thursday February 2 in Central Library's Browning Events Room B at 2:00 PM. Come join us for a mindful afternoon. For a list...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by wag.mado@evpl on 01-25-2012
  • River City Community Art Project

    We will begin celebrating the Evansville Bicentennial with River City a Community Art Project here at EVPL. Come and participate in Central's lobby beginning Tuesday, January 17th. Art project participation is open to everyone and it will be fun and possibly a bit messy. The focus is on what you...
    Posted to Kids Blog (Weblog) by jennywren@evpl on 01-03-2012
  • Celebrate National Young Readers Week!

    Celebrate National Young Readers Week with EVPL! Visit any of our 8 library locations or the book bus this week to vote for your favorite books. Children ages 2 - 8th grade may select their top 3 choices on a picture ballot. Submit that ballot for a chance to win Prizes! All votes will be tallied and...
    Posted to Kids Blog (Weblog) by Blazer@evpl on 11-07-2011
  • Do You Know Your Local History?

    Do you know the name of the restaurant that was located at 218 N.W. Fourth in the 1950's? Hint: The owner's last name was Topper. Well, if you'd like to take a stroll down "memory lane" and discover the answer to this question and many more, please join us for our next Savvy Senior's...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by wag.mado@evpl on 06-06-2011
  • Central's anniversary celebration SUNDAY features mini-golf, Book Cart Drill Team, & more!

    View larger version. Starting with a press conference on Thursday, September 17, we've been honoring Central Library's 5th anniversary with some special events . Our Film Festival wraps up this afternoon with a showing of Citizen Kane . On Saturday, we'll be hosting a Poetry Festival . On...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by professor.knowsitall@evpl on 09-25-2009
  • Celebrate Poetry Month!

    98 young poets in grades K-12 submitted 130 poems to McCollough Branch for our first (annual?) Poetry Month celebration and contest. Subjects ranged from the African Plains to a humble Hoosier mushroom, from love and friendship to the wisdom of starting over. We hope that all those who participated enjoyed...
    Posted to Kids Blog (Weblog) by mrsweasley@evpl on 04-21-2009
  • Finding Your First Job or Your Next Job

    Finding your first job or your next job this summer may be a challenge, especially in this economy. To be successful, you must skillfully represent yourself. On Tuesday, April 14 at 6:00pm, Central Library Browning Events Room there will be a program called Finding Your First Job. Two human resources...
    Posted to Teens Blog (Weblog) by TeenLibrarian@evpl on 04-10-2009
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