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Board Meetings: 
LaGrange County Public Library 
Thursday, September 15
:30 p.m.

The public is always welcome.

Genealogy Assistance 

LaGrange County Public Library 
9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Volunteers from the LaGrange County Genealogical Society are available in the Genealogy Department Wednesdays to help the public with family history questions and challenges.

Henna Body Art

LaGrange County Public Library
Saturday, August 27
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Please register by August 25.
One of our favorite presenters, Jen Shafer, returns with her beautiful artwork! 
Learn about the history, culture, and science of henna, as well as how to mix and apply henna yourself.  Then look through Jen’s design books and choose a gorgeous design.  Jen will apply it in minutes, and it will last for weeks (with proper skin care).
This beautiful and relaxing experience is a treat for ladies of all ages.  It makes a great mom’s day out or a special mother-daughter treat.
The program is free, but space is limited, so registration is required! 
Call 260-463-2841 x1030 today!
Participants under the age of 18 must either be accompanied by a parent or have a waiver signed at the library before the program. 
Children under 5 shouldn’t use henna. (It’s not dangerous, they’re just too wiggly.)


Tour Historic Kneipp Springs

Our Lady, Mother of Mercy Center, 2730 E. Northport Rd. Rome City, IN
Saturday, September 24
Three tour options:          
12:30 p.m.
              2:00 p.m.
              3:30 p.m.
Space is limited & registration is required.
A $5 donation is requested at signup.
Don’t miss this chance to tour newly restored portions of historic Kneipp Springs! 
The tour will begin at the doctor’s house, then move on to the main buildings.  We will visit the chapel where Sister Mary Nuzeil saw visions of Mary, the Mother of Jesus.  The chapel contains a marble altar that was donated by Bing Crosby, whose wife, Dixie, spent time at the Kneipp Springs sanitarium.  Then we will continue on to the nuns’ living quarters, which are newly open for tours. 
If you were with us on the 2012 tour, this tour will be different!
Space is very limited, so register today at the LaGrange County Public Library! 
A $5 per person donation (cash or check) is needed at signup. 
(Checks should be made out to Our Lady, Mother of Mercy Center.) 
Parking will be in the large lot south of the main building.  You may enter by either drive, from Northport Road or State Road 9.
The Kneipp Springs Sanitarium was founded by Dr. W. G. Geierman in 1895.  The doctor was assisted by the Sisters of the Precious Blood, medically-trained nuns from Dayton, Ohio.  In 1902 the Sisters bought the property, and ran it until 1976.  At that time, the Sisters sold the property to The Way International, who used it as a Biblical research and training facility until 1998. 
Now called Our Lady, Mother of Mercy Center, the historic campus is home to a growing religious order, the Franciscans Brothers Minor.  The Franciscans use the property for their novitiate year of formation.  When you visit, don’t be surprised to see bearded, barefoot, brown-robed men roaming the property.
The Center is the only Canonically-approved apparition sight in United States.  Mary, the Mother of Jesus, appeared to Sister Mary Neuzil there five times, beginning in 1956. 
The Mother of Mercy Foundation is restoring the historic property in hopes that it will be utilized as a retreat facility, with a contemporary conference center.


Cool, Colorful, Classical Lunch Hour

LaGrange County Public Library
August 25
Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Take a break from the breakroom! 
Come relax in our air-conditioned building.  De-stress by coloring a beautiful picture, or just bring a lunch to enjoy while listening to classical and/or world music.
You’re welcome to stay for the whole hour, or just drop in long enough
to relieve the stress of the day.
Coloring pages and colored pencils will be provided.

The Second Saturday Book ClubThe Second Saturday Book Club

LaGrange County Public Library
Second Saturday of the Month
11:00 a.m.
Second Saturday Book Club
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Come join us!  We meet on the second Saturday of each month at 11 a.m. Stop by after your Saturday morning shopping!  Leave the kids with Dad for an hour and come talk with other grown-ups!  Meet new friends!  Share your thoughts and ideas!  For a list of our book club selections, past and present, visit:
(Please note: This is an adult reading group; you must be at least 16 to attend.)

Credit Seminar

LaGrange County Public Library
Thursday, September 15
10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Learn how to establish and/or rebuild credit at this short and friendly seminar, presented by Krista Cocks and Heather Farber of Wells Fargo.
Walk-ins are welcome!

Credit Seminar

Topeka Branch Library
Thursday, September 22
1:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Learn how to establish and/or rebuild credit at this short and friendly seminar, presented by Krista Cocks and Heather Farber of Wells Fargo.
Walk-ins are welcome!

Patchwork Trails:  History Walk

LaGrange County Public Library
Tuesday, September 13
Bryan McCoy, President of the LaGrange County Historical Society, will tell us stories of olden times, ase we walk around downtown LaGrange.

Writers’ Roundtable

Writers' Roundtable is now on Goodreads!
LaGrange County Public Library
Saturday, September 17
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Led by local author Rita Robbins, this creative writing group will meet on the third Saturday of each month.  All aspiring writers, teen through adult, are invited!  Come share your passion for writing and hone your literary skills!




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