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  • What Stories are For

    "Forty-three years old, and the war occurred half a lifetime ago, and yet the remembering makes it now. And sometimes remembering will lead to a story, which makes it forever. That's what stories are for. Stories are for joining the past to the future. Stories are for those late hours in the...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by kiya@evpl on 03-06-2012
  • Are you App Happy?

    EVPL is presenting two programs on Apps for your Apple and Android products. Apps Galore! is this coming Monday, March 5 th , at North Park Branch, 6:30 pm. Amazing Apps will be Thursday, April 19 th , 6:30 pm at Red Bank Branch. Come join us to learn more about cool stuff for your smartphone or tablet...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by kiya@evpl on 03-02-2012
  • [UPDATE] North Park Branch now open

    As of 9:00am on Friday, August 26, North Park Branch has reopened to the public. There is still a boil order in effect for the area, so water fountains will be unavailable. Previous blog post, posted on Thursday, August 25 2011, 4:00pm. North Park Branch will be closed until further notice due to a water...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by professor.knowsitall@evpl on 08-26-2011
  • Red Bank Branch CLOSED June 20 - 22

    Red Bank Branch will be closed Monday, June 20 - Wednesday, June 22 for HVAC replacement. During closing all Red Bank programs will move to West Branch Library. To check-out and return items, visit West Branch (open until 8:00pm). To use public computers, visit North Park Branch or Central Library. Thank...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by professor.knowsitall@evpl on 06-16-2011
  • Earthquake Drill @ EVPL libraries on Tuesday

    The EVPL will be participating in The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut . On Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at 9:15am, all EVPL locations will be participating in this earthquake drill. At the time of the drill, an audio broadcast will be played announcing the drill. Staff and customers in the building at the time...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by professor.knowsitall@evpl on 04-15-2011
  • Zoo Story: Life in the Garden of Captives by Thomas French

    "Eleven elephants. One plane. Hurtling together across the sky." From these opening sentences, I was captivated by this account of the inner workings of zoos, in particular Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa. The author is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and currently a professor of journalism at Indiana...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by lit.fic.reader@evpl on 08-09-2010
  • Like Animals? Zoobooks Are For You!

    Zoobooks magazine is published monthly. Each issue specializes in one animal or type of animal, and you can find out lots of info from reading it! While I am here in READ Center in Central LIbrary this Sunday, I see issues on skunks, koalas, lions, and zebras. The January issue is on dinosaurs, and includes...
    Posted to Kids Blog (Weblog) by UndergroundLibrarian@evpl on 01-25-2009
  • Celebrate with us!

    On December 9, 1968, Meadow Park Branch Library opened. In June of 1984 its name was changed to North Park Branch. And in April of 2005 the new North Park Branch was dedicated at its present location, 960 Koehler Dr, next to Central High School. On Tuesday, December 9, North Park Library will celebrate...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by myzticrhythmz@evpl on 12-02-2008
  • Early Voting begins today

    Beginning today and running through October 31, Vanderburgh County residents may vote early at several of our EVPL locations: Central Library, McCollough Branch, North Park Branch, Oaklyn Branch, and Red Bank Branch. The hours are Monday through Thursday, 1:00-7:00 PM, and on Friday from 1:00 to 5:00...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by myzticrhythmz@evpl on 10-14-2008
  • "Mockingbird" author Charles Shields coming to North Park Branch

    Author Charles Shields will visit North Park Branch's Popular Books Discussion Group to discuss his book Mockingbird: a Portrait of Harper Lee next Tuesday, October 7, at 6:30 p.m. Seating is limited, so please register online , or by calling 428-8237.
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by myzticrhythmz@evpl on 10-01-2008
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