Fort Branch & Haubstadt Public Library

Hours & Locations

    • Fort Branch Public Library

      107 E Locust St.
      Fort Branch, IN 47648

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      Phone: 812-753-4212

    • Business Hours

      Mon: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
      Tues: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
      Wed: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
      Thurs: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
      Fri: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      Sat: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
      Sunday: Closed

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    • Haubstadt Public Library

      101 W. Gibson St.
      Haubstadt, IN 47639

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      Phone: 812-768-6005

    • Business Hours

      Mon: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
      Tues: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
      Wed: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
      Thurs: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
      Fri: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      Sat: Closed
      Sunday: Closed

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News

Historical Snapshot- Schiffmobile

Historical Snapshot- Schiffmobile

“Around the turn of the century in 1899-1900, Henry Schiff was already dreaming of building a ‘horseless carriage’.” His idea and plans for such an invention was considered outlandish. “Undeterred by all this Mr. Schiff soon was making his dream come true, making all...

Hidden Gems- June Staff Recommendations

Hidden Gems- June Staff Recommendations

Looking for something new and different to read, look no further than this month’s staff picks! Each month we give a staff member a few prompts to pick some of their favorite books. June's staff picks were chosen by our library clerk John. What has been your favorite...

Current Events- Disney Trivia Night

Current Events- Disney Trivia Night

Come join us Thursday. June 6 at 6:00pm for Disney Trivia Night. Questions are geared for the whole family, so don't worry about a babysitter. Bring the kids along too. Sign up is required. You can either sign up in person at the library or call us on our phone number...

Did You Know?- Booklist Reader

Did You Know?- Booklist Reader

Did you know you can help us with suggestions for new books? Grab the latest issue of Booklist Reader and take it home. Look through it and make note of any interesting books you find. Then bring it back and shwo it to our staff, and we will consider purchasing it for...

Historical Snapshot- Millinery Shop

Historical Snapshot- Millinery Shop

Pictured below is the interior of a millinery shop in Fort Branch, circa 1895. Behind the counter is local Bertha Genung (later the wife of Walter C. Polk). A millinery shop is a hat shop. Millinery became a profession around the 1700s, when the fashion industry...

Historical Snapshot- Haubstadt State Bank

Historical Snapshot- Haubstadt State Bank

The Haubstadt State Bank was organized in 1902 by the gentlemen pictured below (left to right): Martin Schaefer, Fred Luhring, Dan Luhring, Alois Ziliak, Fred Heldt, Theodore Stunkel, Geo. D. Seitz, Albert Lynn, W. W. Sipp, and Dr. V. H. Marchand. The red brick bank...

Current Events- Master Gardeners

Current Events- Master Gardeners

It is nearly May, so it is time to get your gardens all ready for the summer. Before you plant anything, come see us Thursday to see the Gibson County Master Gardeners. They will have lots of botanical advice for you, including color combos, planting locations, and...