Fulton County Public Library has been awarded a Community Read grant of $750 from Indiana Humanities to participate in a statewide read of Jean Thompson’s “The Year We Left Home.” Twenty-eight other communities and students at 4 Indiana colleges will be reading the book as part of “One State / One Story: The Year We Left Home.” Fulton County Public Library will host three community programs tied to the book during June 2021, including a community book discussion. Jean Thompson’s 2011 novel offers a
If you are currently pregnant, or already a parent, and you are still in your teenage years, you are not alone. Pregnancy and parenthood are difficult journeys to navigate for anyone, but they present unique challenges for teenagers and young adults. A new support group at Logansport Memorial Hospital will focus on helping pregnant teens and teen parents connect with one another for encouragement and friendship during this shared experience. The support group will offer mentorship, education, and community
Logansport Memorial Hospital will be hosting Babysitting Basics classes on Thursday, June 10 and Thursday, June 24 at McHale Complex in Logansport. Each class will be from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, and is open to adolescents ages 12 – 17. Cost is $10 per participant, with lunch provided. To register for Babysitting Basics please visit, https://www.logansportmemorial.org/Babysitting-Basics/. Each class is limited to 25 participants. Drop off will begin at 8:00 am and please plan to pick up your child at 4:00 pm.
Life changes and uncertainty can be challenging for anyone, especially for individuals dealing with mental illness and/or addiction. Over the past year, COVID-19 has changed almost every aspect of our day-to-day lives, and the latest data from the CDC indicates our opioid epidemic has grown. In 2021, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) estimated that 10.1 million people misused prescription opioids in 2019, causing 70,000+ deaths from opioid-related drug overdoses
We need your support! The Kewanna-Union Township Public Library is offering a summer reading program to the children in our community to encourage them to read for pleasure during the summer. This year’s theme is “Tails and Tales”. The program will be held June 1- July 24. To add to the fun and to create a sense of challenge that will keep everyone reading, we’d like to offer incentives and contest prizes at various times during the summer. Because of our limited budget, we cannot afford to offer this