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CCPL renovation reflects libraries’ attempt to meet changing needs of students

Ella Joliet, Teen Library Council member and sophomore, volunteers in the QUEST Lab at the CCPL. The library offers a variety of volunteering opportunities for teenagers.

Leah Tan

February 21, 2020

Despite the common misconception that libraries are silent spaces for those who wish to solely read books, today’s libraries have transformed significantly to provide a wide array of services and resources for people of all ages. For students like Nicole Segaran, Teen Library Council (TLC) and seni...

Library Undergoes Major Rennovations in Effort to Modernize

Edward Dong

February 21, 2020

The Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL) announced plans for a complete renovation of the main library building at Fourth Avenue and Main Street, continuing a trend of construction in Carmel’s rapidly growing community. Library director Bob Swanay said the current building was simply not ...

Carmel Clay Public Library to host all-district art show

Raghav Sriram

February 5, 2020

The Carmel Clay Public Library will host the Carmel Clay Schools all-district art show from Feb. 6 to 29. According to Jamie Beckman, young adult department manager at the library, the reception is from 4 to 6 p.m. and will display paintings, drawings, and collages in the main library lobby with an acco...

After Indianapolis designated one of most wasteful American cities, Carmel community works to spread awareness, defy stereotype

After Indianapolis designated one of most wasteful American  cities, Carmel community works to spread awareness, defy stereotype

Sowmya Chundi

October 24, 2019

In his free time, sophomore Ethan Stoehr is an avid recycler and plastic collecter. In his room, Stoehr has bins full of plastic waste spanning from salad forks to shampoo bottles. He said that by creating a “plastic stockpile,” he’ll try and convince his mom to stop buying plastics once she ...

Media center to prepare for smart device event

Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, looks through her calendar of events. “The media center is always busy,” Ramos said. “We have to stay organized and be on top of things.

Karen Zhang

September 10, 2018

According to Terri Ramos, department chairperson for media and communications, the media center is preparing for it’s upcoming event in partnership with the Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL) for Digital Citizens Week. “This week is Digital Citizens Week,” Ramos said. “It’s about smart living ...

Media Center Event: Vietnam Veterans Round Table

Media Center Event: Vietnam Veterans Round Table

Armaan Goel, Entertainment Reporter

May 4, 2017

The Media Center will be closed this Friday, May 5, as it will host the 7th annual Vietnam Veterans Round Table. Around 30 veterans will participate in the event, and students in U.S. History classes will have the opportunity to attend. Students can participate in small group discussions with the...

Creative Writing Con to take place on March 9 and 10 in CHS Library

Creative Writing Con to take place on March 9 and 10 in CHS Library

Jai Sanghani, Social Media Editor

March 9, 2017

The Creative Writing Con will take place at the CHS Library on Thursday, March 9 and Friday, March 10. Students will attend with their classes, but may also request a MUSE pass for Thursday's SRT (already passed). Many authors will be attending including Shannon Lu Alexander (Love and Other Unknown Var...

CHS Media Center hosts Shakespeare exhibit

Sophomore Joseph Hsu reads the new exhibit in the Media Center. According to John Shearin, these exhibits usually coincide with what freshman classes are learning about.

Adam Stockholm

September 2, 2016

CHS is currently hosting a Shakespeare exhibit in Pod One of the library from now until Sept. 12. Media Center visitors can take a look at a 12-panel display about Shakespeare’s life, his works and his era, as well as an accompanying video and book assortment. “I thought (the Shakespeare exhibit)...

Local artist Carolyn Martens and media specialist Terri Ramos unveil new art installation

Local artist Carolyn Martens and media specialist Terri Ramos unveil new art installation

Allen Zhang

August 17, 2016

During SRT on Tues., Aug. 16, media specialist Terri Ramos and local artist Carolyn Martens unveiled a project that was long in the works. According to Ramos, Principal John Williams had asked her to find a way to fix the blank upper wall space, something she had long been wanting to do. Ramos said ...

CCPL to host Dine on a Dime

Beats

March 18, 2014

The Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL) will be hosting its second 1914 edition of Dine on a Dime on March 25 in the program room of the CCPL. The event will be from after school until 5 p.m. This is the second Dine on a Dime celebrating the library’s creation 100 years ago. Rather than peppermint cocoa, which was the food of focus for the first 1914 Dine on a Dime, this...

Teen Library Council to go on book buying trips

Beats

February 22, 2014

The Teen Library Council (TLC) of the Carmel Clay Public Library (CCPL) will host book buying trips on March 4 and 5 to help young adult services librarians pick out new books for the high school collection. TLC members can choose whether to go on March 4 or 5 based on their convenience. The book buying...