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2017 Summer Reading Program: “Build a Better World”

Our summer reading program is for children who are age 1 through those who have just completed grade 6.

Registration begins on  Monday, May 22nd  and continues through July 16th.

Families may register in the Children’s Room at the special summer reading club tables.

Please note that the Library will open at noon, instead of 10 a.m., on Thursday, May 25th.





Here's a MAP showing closures in our area.


Full details of the project can be found HERE.



EssentialPresented by Stacy Quasebarth

Monday, June 5th at 6pm

In the Elm Room

Are you wondering about essential oils and if they would be of benefit for you and your family?  They can be useful powerful allies in our quest for wellness. There is virtually no limit on how essential oils can be used. Join us for an in-depth 101 class as we review what essential oil are, how they work, and what you can use them for. 

More about the presenter: Stacy Quasebarth is a mother, designer, photographer, and essential oil enthusiast. She has been utilizing essential oils for her family of four for seven years and loves helping others find the natural path to achieving health and wellness.


June 12, at 6:45pm

In the Elm and Walnut Rooms

124 Minutes, Rated R

In 1947, successful screenwriter Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston) and other Hollywood figures get blacklisted for their political beliefs.Please call or come into the Library to learn the title of this film: 765-743-2261.

Nick Schenkel's Book Reviews on WBAA



To celebrate National Poetry Month in April, this week's features showcase two collections of poetry by female authors. Carrie Newcomer, a beloved singer-songwriter based in Indiana, released an insider-look into her writing process and inspirations in A Permeable Life, a book of prose and poetry. And Lynn Emmanuel, a prominent poet, has collected pieces from her other collections and formed The Nerve of It. West Lafayette Public Library Director Nick Schenkel has a review.

                                                a permeable life  the nerve of it