Make a Vintage Halloween Drum Shaker Noise Maker, October 27th!

halloweenAntique drum noise makers are very rare and can sell for hundreds of dollars. Make these reproduction noise makers, with cute Halloween quotes on the back for your Halloween décor. We have several vintage images, and quotes to choose from. Cost for this program is $3.00 and you must sign up. Time & date for this program is Tuesday, October 27th at 6:00 PM

Questions? Contact Bell Library at: 574-353-7234 or Shelly Krueger at: 


Computer Classes at Bell Library, October 21st & 28th!

computer classesStarting the last two Wednesday’s in October, the 21st & 28th from 6:00 to 7:30 PM. Classes will be held in the large conference room. Laptops will be available but you may bring your own if you have one. There is no charge for these classes but you must pre-register with name, phone#, and email if you have one. Class size is limited to just 6 people. Information covered will be:

  1. Turning it on
  2. What do all of these blasted keys on the keyboard do?
  3. How to launch/start a program
  4. Difference between right and left click with the mouse
  5. Difference between file and folder
  6. How to use e-mail
  7. What is a good price for a computer

For more information or questions about classes, contact Stephen Boggs at: or by phone: 574-353-7234




Tactical Edge, Firearm Training Simulator, October 22nd!


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Tactical Edge is a Firearm Training Simulator. Tactical Edge offers training in NRA basic pistol, NRA personal protection in the home, NRA home firearm safety, one on one personal firearm instruction, and active shooter training and engagement. Steve Cooper, NRA Pistol Instructor and NRA Personal Protection Instructor will be at Bell Library to demonstrate this interactive video format; utilizing actual firearms with Wireless Bluetooth Capabilities and real time training diagnostics. It provides the most realistic training experience in using firearms, including magazine reloads, jam exercises, and recoil. Learn to be prepared to effectively engage the firearm you are licensed to carry. Time and date is Thursday, October 22nd at 6:00 PM.

For more information contact Bell Library at 574-353-7234 or Shelly Krueger at:

Make a Mini Book Necklace!

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Wear your favorite book as a necklace. These are mini books with real pages. You can seal the pages shut or leave them loose. Cost for this program is $2.00. Put your favorite book title down when you sign up. Time and Date is Tuesday, September 29th at 6:00 PM.

Chris Lee Field Representative for Congresswoman Jackie Walorski Coming to Bell Library!

jackie walorskiHave a question, concern, or comment for Congresswoman Jackie Walorski?

Chris Lee, a recent graduate of IUPUI and resident of North Judson, Indiana will be joining Jackie Walorski’s team as her field representative. He will be coming to Bell Memorial Public Library Tuesday, September 29th from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Chris Lee will have regularly scheduled constituent office hours at Bell Library.



Meet Our New Children’s Coordinator!

sharonBell library would like to welcome our new Children’s Coordinator, Sharon Kindig. Many of you may already know her as one of the teachers at Jack & Jill Preschool. Sharon is looking forward to working with the  kids & parents here at Bell Library. Stop in and give her a warm welcome and check out the new times for our Children’s Programs on the Kid’s Web Page and in our September Newsletter !