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Culver Winter Fest this weekend Feb. 12-14


The second weekend in February brings everyone out of their houses and into the park for fun-filled winter days. The National Ice Fishing Competition is held on Lake Maxinkuckee along with a Kids Ice Fishing Camp. Come out and enjoy the winter with ice sculptures displayed throughout the town, sledding and ice skating in the Town Park, and the popular Polar Plunge. Oh – and some warm chili to fill your bellies. Also don’t miss out on the Cupid’s Crawl shopping event Friday. Visit the website for a complete schedule.

Grandma’s Recipe Book available for download

cookbookRemember that recipe you were supposed to write down and didn’t?  Remember that meal that you enjoyed and lost the recipe?  One of our Library patrons was kind enough to share with us her mother’s recipe book.  Feel free to download and enjoy some mighty tasty vittles!  The book is 104 pages and our server is slow, so be patient while the file loads.

Make a Mini Book Necklace!

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book necklace

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 !


New Internet Name For BMPL

Attempting to provide folks with an easy to remember website name was nearly impossible with our original website address (, especially for us men folk who don’t do well with lotsa’ letters and dots! 🙂


We purchased a new web name to make it easier for you to get to us!  We are now also at:  Get it?  Bell Memorial Public Library, ergo the bellmpl.  We deal with information, so the dot (.) info works just fine for what we do.  You can still get to us at our original address above, just easier at !