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Indiana library offers free community events

on July 26, 2014 10:50 AM

The Indiana Free Library will offer the following free programs next week:

Monday

• Dr. Marcus History Lecture, 1 p.m.: “Race and Education in the 1960s.” The 1960s was a time when education sparked controversy, conflict and cooperation. This program will examine several case studies to illustrate that assertion, including the James Meredith story, the free speech movement at Berkeley and the student protests at Columbia. Refreshments served. (Reading area)

• Creative Writing Club, 7 p.m. It’s time for the annual Ligonier Valley Writers Flash Fiction Contest. Cash prizes awarded. Pick a spooky setting and write a scary (or not so scary) story. Bring your submission to the meeting for a helpful critique. (Community room)

Wednesday

• Knitting Club, 10:30 a.m. Join the club and learn to knit or improve your skills. Experienced knitter Celesta Capizzi will be on hand to teach and provide guidance to both beginners and more experienced knitters. (Community Room)

• IFL Film Club, 6-8 p.m.: “Gattaca.” Starring Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman and Jude Law. Directed by Andrew Niccol, 1997. Rated PG-13. Refreshments served. (Community room)

Thursday

Pins and Patches Quilting Group, 1-3 p.m. Pins and Patches is for beginners and experts alike. Learn something new or improve your skills. Experienced quilters are on hand to share help and advice. (Community room)

The Indiana Free Library is located at Ninth and Philadelphia streets. All programs are free and open to the public.

For more information or updates, visit www.indianafreelibrary.org or call (724) 465-8841.

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