Adult cardholders age 18 and older can read items from Eckhart Public Library, including books, magazines, audiobooks, e-books, e-audiobooks and graphic novels, to be eligible. Each item completed in a week is an entry into a weekly prize drawing.
In addition, each reader who participates each week will receive a small prize while supplies last. Weekly prizes are: June 9, $25 Bob Evans gift card; June 16, $25 Auburn business gift card; June 23, $25 Barnes and Noble gift card; June 30, dinner and a movie for two; and July 14, Flip video camera and training. In addition, all entries turned in throughout Summer Reading Club will be in the grand prize drawing on July 21, to win a private library program – either a film screening, author talk, or “Downton Abbey” themed tea.
There will also be programs for adults during Summer Reading and Summer Research clubs.
On Wednesday, June 18, at 6 p.m., Heather Barth, fund development manager for ACRES Land Trust, will give a presentation on ACRES and share information about a new project in DeKalb County. Her presentation will be in the Learning Lab at the Willennar Genealogy Center.
Wes Gehring, author of a biography of Auburn native Will Cuppy, will give a presentation on the eccentric and famously curmudgeonly satirist on Tuesday, July 1, at 6:30 p.m. in the Close Community Room in the main library building.
People can learn about the progress of the digitization of the massive John Martin Smith Collection on Wednesday, July 16, at 6 p.m. at the restored Sinclair Station on North Main Street in Auburn. The library has digital rights to the collection, which includes items with local, state and national significance.
Dr. Jim Farlow of Auburn, a professor of geology at IPFW, will present his research on dinosaur footprints on Tuesday, July 22, at 6 p.m., in the Close Community Room.