Chesterton Tribune

Homebound Service available through Thomas Library

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Westchester Public Library offers a Homebound Library Service for patrons in Westchester Township who, for reasons of extended illness, injury or disability have difficulty visiting either Thomas or Hageman Libraries. Participants in the program receive personalized book selections and a delivery of materials either every two weeks or once a month.

Ellen Adams, Homebound service provider and Merribeth Paunicka, Thomas Library Children's Department manager recently visited with Dorothy Hoffman, a homebound library patron.

Hoffman said she is grateful for the program and the fact that she can have the service every couple of weeks because it gives her a greater variety of book choices. She loves the library and recently donated 39 mini nutcrackers to the Children's Department. Paunicka accompanied Adams on the recent visit to thank Hoffman, bringing along a thank you card from the children.

To learn more about the Homebound Library Service, please call the Circulation Department at Thomas Library, 200 W. Indiana Avenue, Chesterton, at 926-7696 and leave a message for Outreach Coordinator Anna Moore, who will return your call.

 

Posted 1/26/2012