History and Escape Room at North Webster Public Library – InkFreeNews.com

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NORTH WEBSTER — Many know who Kosciusko County was named for, but few know the potential controversy behind that choice. At 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20, the public is invited to join Faye Myers of the Kosciusko County Historical Society as she presents a brief history of Kosciusko County.

Myers will not only explain the arguably sneaky way the county got its name, she’ll describe many other memorable aspects of its history.

escape room

September 19 kicks off Forbidden Books Week and NWCPL invites teens and adults to put their brains to the test with a themed escape room.

Five time slots are available throughout the week, with the possibility of adding others if the existing ones fill up. The 45-minute escape room features clues and puzzles that revolve around banned books and authors, many of which may surprise participants.

Youth programs

Baby and Toddler Time begins at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, September 20.

Time slots for preschool story time are 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 21.

Teen programs

Teen Café meets from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Mondays. Activities include video games, board games, snacks, coffee, and social time. Teens are invited to the Anime Club at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20. The Thursday study hall begins at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 22. Teens can bring homework and study materials and enjoy snacks while they work.

Adult programs
It’s not too late to sign up for Needle Felting with Rachel Kruger, scheduled for 4:30 p.m. on Monday, September 19. There is a cost to cover the materials.

The Glean Team Genealogy Group meets at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 21. The group is launching a new program called “Book a Genealogist”. Members of the public with questions about genealogy can call the NWCPL and arrange an appointment to meet one-on-one with an experienced genealogist, who can guide them in their research. Chair Dance for Fitness begins at 4 p.m. on Thursday, September 22. Let’s Move Dance Class follows at 5 p.m.

For more information on any of the above events, contact the library at (574) 834-7122 or visit www.nwcpl.org.

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