Communications Staff
January 8, 2018

2018 One Book, One Michiana

The St. Joseph County Public Library’s 2018 One Book, One Michiana includes 38 scheduled events taking place across our community […]

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September 28, 2016

Life in Michiana

It’s that time again!  It is time to pick up your camera, look around you, and capture what you see. […]

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September 15, 2016

You Are Now Entering the Teen Zone

As I walk by the Main Library Teen area on a typical weekday after school I am never sure what I […]

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August 22, 2016

Find Your Park

By Patrice D., Guest Blogger By the Act of March 1, 1872, Congress established Yellowstone National Park in the Territories […]

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January 26, 2016

Segregation in South Bend

I got my first teaching job in 1969 and was assigned to Perley Elementary School.  In those days, Perley was […]

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December 23, 2015

A Maker Story

Yuletide is upon us and Studio 304's little MakerBots have been hard at work printing toys, ornaments, jewelry, T-Rex skulls, […]

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October 11, 2015

Be Kind, Stop Bullying

I recently read that 22% of students ages 12-18 were bullied during the 2012-2013 school year. Students who are bullied also tend […]

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June 25, 2015

Childhood Classics

With Summer Reading in full swing, my thoughts turn to my childhood experience checking out and reading books at my […]

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May 20, 2015

Happy Birthday, South Bend

Can you believe it, summer is nearly upon us and I have not even thought about all the things I […]

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April 27, 2015

Hot and New

One amazing perk of working in a library is finding out about upcoming  books and seeing the fresh, brand new books hit […]

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April 15, 2015

Celebrating Libraries!

 Since 1958,  a week in April is set aside to celebrate the wonders of libraries.  This week is appropriately called […]

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April 8, 2015

Go Take a Hike

As you have probably guessed by now, I am an advocate for getting outside. I believe that spending just a […]

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