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Speaker's Bureau

Need an interesting and informative speaker for your organization, club or group? 
The Frankfort Community Public Library maintains a Speaker's Bureau ready to inform and educate your
members about the many programs and services offered by the Library.

Booking a Speaker:

Call Mindy Emswiller at (765) 654-8746 or email

Please make your requests at least 2 weeks before the scheduled event.
Although we will attempt to supply speakers on shorter notice, we cannot guarantee
we will have someone available.

Available Speakers


Michelle Bradley, Library Director

Tom Smith, Assistant Library Director

Peggy Williams, Children's Librarian

Flo Caddell, Arts Director



Grace Gouveia, Head of Genealogy and Local History

Pam Seabolt, Head of Technical Services and Outreach

Kim Redington, Clinton County Adult Literacy Director

Peggy Kloenne, Assistant Children's Librarian


Speaker Topics



General Library Programs & Services

  • Trends and the Future of the Library
  • Volunteer Opportunities @ the Library
  • State and Federal Library Legislative Issues
  • The Freedom to Read
  • Overview of Library Services

Arts & Programming

  • The Frankfort Community Public Library
    Art Collection
  • The Anna and Harlan Hubbard School
    of Living Programs at the Frankfort Library

Genealogy & Local History

  • Family History 101
  • Photographs and Fashion
  • Dating Photographs
  • Census Records
  • The History of Clinton County
  • Court House Records
  • Genetics and Genealogy
  • The History of the Frankfort Library




  • The Importance of American Citizenship & You
  • Why English is so Difficult (and Necessary)
    to Learn
  • Literacy in the Workplace: How to Help
    Recognize People Who Can't Read
  • Adult Literacy and Illiteracy in America:
    You Are Not Alone!
  • How to Use the Spanish collection at the
    Frankfort Library
  • Every Child Ready to Read
  • Health Literacy
  • You, Your Grandchildren and Books
  • Clinton County Reads
  • Book Talks
  • Graphic Novels
  • Literary Fiction
  • Offbeat and Indie Movies
  • Fiction for Teens


  • Blogging/Myspace and the Importance
    of Internet Safety for Kids and Teens
  • Database/Internet/Inspire Searching
  • Introduction to Computers (a mobile
    class utilizing 6 laptop computers)
  • Introduction to Web 2.0




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