Friends of the Ferdinand Library Basement Book Sale

By Herald Staff

FERDINAND — The Friends of the Ferdinand Library will hold their Second Saturday Basement Book Sale on Saturday, Dec. 12, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (as long as the county stays in Orange as far as COVID-19 is concerned). The sale can be entered from either the library’s main floor or through the north side doors off the community center parking lot.

Masks will be required and social distancing enforced. Hand sanitizer will be available.

There will also be another drawing for three sets of Christmas books. Large print books, young adult books, and children and tween books are plentiful. Additional jigsaw puzzles and DVDs to keep families occupied during the winter months have been recently donated. A table of “Special “ books including first editions, author-signed, and otherwise extraordinary books is teeming with selections. Two sets of Childcraft books from 1963 and 1974 are available for sale.

Purdue crop seminar to focus on grain storage, management

Purdue Extension’s Southwest Indiana Crop Seminar on Dec. 11 will focus on grain storage and management, including regulations, safety and pest management.

The seminar runs from noon to 3 p.m. at the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds Clover Pavilion, 6 miles south of Jasper on State Road 162. It is geared toward farmers, crop advisers, and the general public.

There is no charge to attend, but a reservation with name, phone, and email is required by Dec. 8 to or 812-482-1782 to participate.

Due to COVID-19 concerns this event is limited to 40 participants and pre-registration is mandatory. Correctly worn masks and social distancing will also be required. No food or drink will be served at this event.

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