Smithsonian traveling exhibit to tour the North Webster Community Public Library

NORTH WEBSTER, Indiana (WANE) – A Smithsonian traveling exhibit titled “Water / Ways” arrives at the North Webster Community Public Library in partnership with the Watershed Foundation.

The exhibition explores the effect of water on landscapes, communities, culture and spirituality. In addition, two complementary exhibitions will highlight the unique history and history of water in the region. The library said a series of educational and interactive programs for adults and families will be offered that examine the impact of water on our lives and environment. A list of programs is available on www.nweb.lib.in.us/waterways/.

“We are proud to offer this Water / Paths exhibit to our community and surrounding neighbors, ”said Beth Smith, director of adult services at the North Webster Community Public Library. “Water is a very big part of our community and having the opportunity to learn and share together helps us make connections within our community. The partnership with the Watershed Foundation is a perfect union for us. We can’t wait to share this experience with everyone.

Photo courtesy of the North Webster Community Public Library

North Webster is the first stop on the exhibit’s six-community tour of Indiana. “Water / Ways” is part of the Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and the Indiana Humanities Council to bring quality exhibits to rural areas.

“We are honored to have been selected by the Indiana Humanities Council through a very competitive process, and we are delighted to partner with the North Webster Library to present this exhibit and share the history of our resources in exceptional water and community. Said Lyn Crighto, CEO of the Watershed Foundation.

The North Webster Community Public Library is located at 110 E. North Street in North Webster. The exhibition hours from June 26 to August 7 are:

  • Monday to Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • July 11 and August 1 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

More information is available at www.nweb.lib.in.us Where watershedfoundation.org.

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