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Do you have a hobby, skill, or are you an expert on a certain topic? Do you want the opportunity to share your love for your interests and give back to the Decatur County community? Consider signing up to CommuniTeach a program at the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library!

Some CommuniTeach program examples:

  • You’re a Trekkie.  You would like to CommuniTeach a series of lectures to share your knowledge of the history of the franchise and its impact on society, the science of Star Trek, and an introduction to spoken Klingon.
  • You’re a lawyer. You would like to CommuniTeach a workshop on public speaking skills.
  • You’re philatelist.  You would like to CommuniTeach a presentation on the history of stamps, stamp collecting, and display some of your collection.
  • You’re a knitter.  You would like to CommuniTeach a series of workshops for beginners through more advanced knitters.
  • You’re a fly fisherman.  You would like to CommuniTeach a series of programs on fishing skills, fly tying, and matching flies to conditions.
  • You’re an Arthurian legend enthusiast. You would like to CommuniTeach a talk about historical theories of the real Arthur and media adaptations of the King Arthur story.
  • You’re a guitarist.  You would like to CommuniTeach an introductory skills workshop.
  • You’re a fantasy football player.  You would like to CommuniTeach an introduction to playing fantasy football, along with tips and tricks.
  • You’re a world traveller. You would like to CommuniTeach as series of presentations related to locales you have visited, discussing history, culture and showing images of your travels.
  • You’re a beekeeper. You would like to CommuniTeach a session on the methods and processes of beekeeping.
  • You’re a bicyclist.  You would like to CommuniTeach a bicycle repair and tune-up workshop.
  • You’re a G.I. Joe action figure collector. You would like to CommuniTeach a discussion about the history of the figures and how changes in design of the figures over time demonstrates cultural attitudes toward soldiers, war, and other societal issues, such as the environment, and show off representative figures from your collection.
  • You’re a photographer.  You would like to CommuniTeach a workshop for kids about basic photography, including options for inexpensive cameras to get started.
  • You’re a wine or beer maker. You would like to CommuniTeach a workshop on making wine or beer in your own home.

These are just some ideas. What do you love? What do you have a wealth of information about? How and what you CommuniTeach is up to you. Do you want to conduct a one time presentation, a series of workshops, or a variety of lectures on different topics? Get in touch with Lori Durbin at the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library to discuss options and get involved as a CommuniTeacher at the Library!

To apply, please either: