Downton Abbey Day at the Museum
Do you love watching and talking about the PBS series Downton Abbey? If so, join other fans at the Westchester Township History Museum, 700 W. Porter Avenue, Chesterton, on November 8, at 2 p.m. for Downton Day at the Brown Mansion.
Chat about the characters that are loved and the characters that are hated, the storylines that broke your hearts and the ones that lasted too long. Review season 4 in preparation for season 5, premiering in January. Enjoy chatter about the show while snacking on tea and scones.
Play Downton Abbey Bingo. Someone will win a wonderful Downton Abbey prize.
The Westchester Township History Museum, a free cultural and educational service of Westchester Public Library, is housed in the Brown Mansion at 700 W. Porter Ave., Chesterton. The museum is open to the public Wednesday-Sunday from 1-5 p.m. Groups may make reservations for tours by calling the museum at 983-9715.
Introduction to Word 2013 Class at Thomas Library
Bits and Bytes will continue at Westchester Public Library with an Introduction to Word 2013 class. Introduction to Word 2013 will take place in the new classroom located in the Serials/Automation Department on the second floor of Thomas Library, 200 W. Indiana Ave., Chesterton. The same class will be offered twice. An evening class will be offered on Tuesday, November 18, from 6-8 pm, and an afternoon class will be held on Thursday, November 20, from 1-3 pm. Classes are free but registration is necessary and will begin October 21.
To reserve your spot, visit or call the Serials Department or register online at http://www.wpl.lib.in.us/. Click on the Bits and Bytes link. The class is free of charge.
Learn the basics of the latest version of Word. An overview of the new features will be given. Some of the new features include an integrated screen capture tool, ease in inserting Youtube videos within a document, and a new share function. How to get started with Word in order to give your documents that professional look will be demonstrated as well.
Attendees must have some computer knowledge and must know how to use a mouse. Typing skills are preferred but not necessary.
For more information or to reserve your spot in the Word 2013 class, please call the Serials/Automation Department at 926-7696, extension 1125.
Meet the Author: Dan Keilman
Join local author Dan Keilman at the Westchester Township History Museum, 700 W. Porter Avenue, Chesterton, on Sunday, November 9, when he will present his autobiography, The Unordained Priest. The program will take place from 2-3 pm. Refreshments will be served.
The Unordained Priest tells the story of Keilman, who, although never fully ordained, has fulfilled the mission of priesthood in many ways. He has served as a teacher, principal, and educational administrator at the state level, in addition to his role as husband, father, and friend.
The Westchester Township History Museum is a free educational and cultural service of Westchester Public Library and is open to the public free of charge Wednesday-Sunday from 1-5 p.m. or by appointment. For more information please call the museum at 983-9715.
Knitting Together at the Museum
Area knitters are invited to gather in the Brown Mansion parlor for a cozy afternoon of knitting, conversation, and refreshments on Sunday, November 2, from 1-5 pm for Knitting Together. The program is free of charge and open to the public. Those who crochet or do needlework are also welcome to attend.
The Westchester Township History Museum, a cultural and educational service of Westchester Public Library, is housed in the Brown Mansion at 700 W. Porter Ave., Chesterton. The museum is open to the public Wednesday-Sunday from 1-5 pm. Groups may make reservations for tours by calling the museum at 983-9715.
For more information about museum programs and events please call 983-9715.