Monday, May 18, 2015

Mayor Dennis' "Welcome to the 2015 Spring Open House" for the West Lafayette History and Research Center

Join Mayor John Dennis as he welcomes attendees to the Spring Open House of the West Lafayette History and Research Center held on Saturday afternoon May 2, 2015 at the West Lafayette Public Library.

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Mayor Dennis is joined by former Mayor Sonya Margerum and former "first husband" Professor Dale Margerum and are filmed standing in front of Morton Community Center.

New postcards added

Our thanks to Bob Foerster who has donated six (6) historic postcards to the West Lafayette History Archives.  The postcards depict Soldiers Home, Tecumseh Trail, Wabash Valley Sanitarium and Lafayette as seen from the hills of West Lafayette. 

Thursday, May 7, 2015

We've added some local cookbooks to our library's collection!


"Blessed Recipes: Celebrating 50 years from 1957-2007"  
Parishioners of Church of the Blessed Sacrament, West Lafayette
"Country Goodness: Stidham United Methodist Church" 
"Covenant Country Cooking: Evangelical Covenant Church" 
Lafayette Indiana
"Mintonye Elementary School Cookbook, 2000-2001"
"PEFCU Family Favorites" 
from the Purdue Employees Federal Credit Union
"PEFCU Family Traditions" 
from the Purdue Employees Federal Credit Union
"Silver Edition of Recipes from Home"  
from the Home Hospital Auxiliary

All of these cookbooks, and other cookbooks from local organizations, are available for checkout at the West Lafayette Public Library.

May 7, 2015