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video has a short introduction by the actor before transitioning to
the reading of the story. Children can follow along with the
pictures and words of each story.
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Indiana Authors Award
The Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award was
established when the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library
Foundation received a generous grant from The Glick Fund, a fund
of Central Indiana Community Foundation. This program seeks to
recognize the contributions of Indiana authors to the literary
landscape in Indiana and across the nation.
The Award categories are:
National Author - $10,000 prize: A writer with Indiana ties, but
whose work is known and read throughout the country. The
national author will be evaluated on their entire body of work.
Regional Author - $7,500 prize: A writer who is well known and
respected throughout the State of Indiana. The regional author
will be evaluated on their entire body of work.
Emerging Author - $5,000 prize: A writer with only one published
book. The emerging author will be evaluated on their single
In addition to a cash prize,
each author’s Indiana hometown public library will receive a
grant of $2,500 from the Library Foundation.
From start to finish, the Indiana Authors Award invites
participation from people around the state beginning with the
nomination process, and continuing throughout the year with
outreach to organizations serving readers and writers, an
interactive Web site, public programs, and more.
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Marshall County Book Club
This year, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the
library, the book club will read and discuss books written in the year 1913.
link to see the complete list.
The Marshall County Book Club
will meet on Thursday, June 6, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., in
the Jim Neu Room, to discuss the book The Patchwork Girl of Oz by
L. Frank Baum.
Books for checkout are available
the computer room.
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Overdrive or at
The Marshall County Book Club is a non-profit organization. Our goal
is to provide a relaxed atmosphere for adults to discuss topics and
books of interest. Everyone who loves reading and books is welcome
Light refreshments will be served.
Talking Book and Braille Library
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Indiana State Library, circulates via mail, audio books and
magazines, Braille, large print, and descriptive videos to Indiana
residents who cannot use regular print because of a visual or
physical disability. They also provide specialized playback
equipment for recorded materials, including a digital talking book
player. To qualify for this free library service, the
applicant fills out an application and has it signed by a healthcare
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