News from the Kendallville Public Library:

 Libraries Closed During Apple Festival

apple.pngThe Kendallville and Limberlost Public Libraries will be closed Saturday, October 4 during the Apple Festival.

Business hours for the week of September 29 at the Kendallville Public Library are:


Books for Blood on October 17

prn-american-red-cross-logo2812-1y-1-1-1high-1.pngWhat: Red Cross Blood Drive          Where: Kendallville Public Library

When: Friday, October 17 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Why: There is an urgent need!

The American Red Cross needs to increase its blood supplies, and you can help. In exchange, you will receive your choice of book - for free!



Look for "Unique" Books Featured on Facebook

farts.pngOur library does its best to keep the popular books coming. Nora Roberts, John Green, Mo Willems...we all have our favorites. But we have been scouring the shelves of the Kendallville Public Library and others in the Evergreen Indiana system to find books that are a little strange...a little gross...and very funny.

Farts: A Spotter's Guide is one such book.


 Library Expands Services with Technology, Outreach


Rather than focusing on what the library has for people, the Kendallville Public Library is concentrating more on what it can do for the community. Since the library moved into a new building on South Park Avenue in June of 2007, library visits have increased significantly.

"It's wonderful that people are continuing to come to us, to take advantage of the technology and resources we offer," said Library Director Katie Mullins.


 Library Adds TASC DVDs to Collection


The number of Americans who don't finish high school is truly staggering. Some wish they could get a “second chance” by earning their high school equivalency (HSE) credential, but many find the TASC exam too intimidating.

Now not only can they find help through the Impact Institute's HSE classes, they can get some extra visual assistance from the Kendallville Public Library.


 Lower Level Project Adds Flexibility & Space

IMG_8102.JPGThe Kendallville Public Library will kick off the first year of its next century with some newly designed space.

Construction is happening right now to finish the library's lower level. The project, slated to be complete in early November, includes adding a kitchen, a dedicated Friends of the Library area, and three large meeting rooms, one of which will be used primarily for children's programming.


 Take Part in Noble County READS

9780757315237_p0_v1_s600.JPGInternationally known speaker David Parnell will be returning to Noble County to do several presentations during the months of September and November on the dangers of methamphetamine.

David is a husband and father of seven from Tennessee. He is also a methamphetamine and suicide survivor, recovering addict and alcoholic, former drug dealer and convicted felon.