Indiana Memory

Calling all genealogists, students, and history buffs - have you seen the new Indiana Memory and the Indiana Digital Historic Newspaper Program websites?  Funded in large part through a National Endowment for the Humanities grant, these two websites have huge collections of historic newspapers, photographs and other archives.  These can be reached directly through the list below, or on our website, under the "Resources, Online Databases, INSpire" tab.

From Book to Screen: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

From Book to Screen will be reading Philip K. Dick’s dystopian science fiction novel "Do Android’s Dream of Electric Sheep?", adapted into the 1982 cult classic movie "Blade Runner", starring Harrison Ford, Sean Young, and Rutger Hauer. The film is Rated R.

New Activities at the San Pierre Branch

During the month of April, the San Pierre Library will be offering all day, drop-in activities.  Bring a project you're working on, get some help, or just to sit and chat with others while you work. Diane Koenig will be there to offer assistance and suggestions.  While there will be a focus each day, you are welcome to bring your projects on days other than the specified one.  

Mondays - Crochet

Wednesdays - Knitting

          Recipe Club - 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Friday - Genealogy


IndieFlix provides unlimited streaming access to award-winning shorts, feature films, and documentaries.  Independent films from over 50 countries are available in many languages and can be viewed on any device that is internet-enabled, including computers, smartphones, or tablets!  Roku, xBox, and Apple TV via Apple devices offer IndieFlix.  All that is required is a Starke County Public Library System library card; and then to create an account through RBdigital, which will enable access to IndieFlix and Zinio magazines.  

Healthcare Resources

Wondering how the new healthcare law will affect you?  Here are some great resources to help you find the answers.

Navigating the marketplace to find insurance coverage for you and your family:

Health coverage and your taxes:

Digital Magazines are Here!

Zinio from Starke County Public Library brings free magazines to your computer or web-enabled device!   Zinio is an unlimited, simultaneous-use digital newsstand. This high quality service is the same as that used by many consumers to access magazines in their digital form, but is now available for libraries through Recorded Books Digital.

Everglades of the North Discussion

On Jan 23, 1 p.m. to  2:30 p.m. Starke County Public Library is proud to present :Everglades of the North Discussion with GUEST SPEAKERS: Jody Melton—executive director of the Kankakee River Basin Commission, Pat Wisniewski and Jeff Manes - Producers of the Everglades of the North and Jim Shilling—Starke County Historical Society. Call 574-772-7323 to make reservation.

San Pierre Recipe Club

The San Pierre Branch Library will be hosting Recipe Club meetings every other week, on Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.  

If you are interested in attending, please contact Diane Koenig at the San Pierre Library 219-828-4352 for the upcoming dates.

Woodcutter's Revival

In August, we were honored with a visit from local Knox author Jerry Slauter, who shared his book "The Woodcutter’s Revival," its setting, and history.


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