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  • May is the 5th month, but that's not all! How about Cinco de Mayo and the Indy 500? Come celebrate this great number by making a robot-like hand and doing something artistic with the number 5! Fun with five and STEAM for all you future scientists, engineers, and artistic types! Monday, May 8 ...

    By KCG

  • Tornados and lightning and floods, oh my! On Wednesday, May 10 at 6:00pm in the Main Library Cardinal Room, WISH-TV meteorologist Randy Ollis will discuss several fascinating weather-related topics and provide severe weather safety tips during this casual, conversational event suitable for all ages, ...

    By Danielle A.

  • Do you long for adventure in the great outdoors? Many of Paulsen's novels involve wilderness survival. Test your skills and maybe learn a thing or two! If you think it would be fun to try a survival adventure this program is for you! Saturday, May 6 2:00-3:30pm Cardinal Room

    By KCG

  • Here's a sampling of our new fiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Anything Is Possible by Elizabeth Strout Recalling Olive Kitteridge in its richness, structure, and complexity, Anything Is Possible explores the whole range of human emotion through the intimate ...

    By Cristella

  • Military records are integral to researching genealogy. They contain a myriad of details about any ancestor who served in any military branch. However, accessing them can have restrictions. Indiana Room librarian Bill Hartley will discuss the information military records can provide, which military records are readily available, and the channels to pursue to find additional military records.

    By Bill

  • The city of Anderson played a major role in the history of the American automobile industry--and not just in regard to General Motors subsidiaries Delco-Remy and Guide Lamp. In fact, numerous automobiles were manufactured in Anderson, the majority of which are long since forgotten. Listen as John L. Rupp of the Center for Automotive History discusses the cars produced in Anderson during the automotive boom.

    By Bill