Online Courses

In light of the need to social distance during the COVID-19 outbreak, Indiana Room staff are working to bring more online programming to patrons stuck at home. In the weeks to follow, look here for new videos, handouts, and slide shows related to regional history, genealogy, and fact-checking (because in this historic moment, we need to know what is really happening in our world).

History of Indiana Poetry Playlist
Click on the link above to view two short video presentations about the history of Indiana poetry, presented by Genealogy and Local History Librarian Diane Stepro. In addition to a background in library science, Stepro holds a Master of Fine Arts in writing poetry from Indiana University, with an emphasis in Twentieth Century American poetry. She is a published poet and taught English for over 20 years, including a creative writing course in the maximum security federal penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana.