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

The public is always welcome.


Columbus, Indiana Motor Coach Tour

Now available for reservation!

The Second Saturday Book Club

LaGrange County Public Library
Second Saturday of the Month
11:00 a.m.
Second Saturday Book Club
Second Saturday Book Club 5 members
An official book club of the LaGrange County Public Library in LaGrange, Indiana. We've been rea...

Books we're currently reading

Girl Waits with Gun Girl Waits with Gun
by Amy Stewart
Start date: May 13, 2017

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.)


Patchwork Trails:  Kneipp Springs Walk

Our Lady, Mother of Mercy Center (2730 E. Northport Rd., Rome City)

Tuesday, June 20

6:00 p.m.


Explore the grounds of historic Kneipp Springs, and learn about the history of this famous campus. 

Please note:  This is a tour of the grounds only.  There will be a tour of the building in September.  Watch for details later in the summer! 

Enter by either gate and park in the big south parking lot.



Patchwork Trails:  Prairie Walk

Pine Knob Park  (2825E  SR 120, Howe)

Tuesday, July 18

6:00 p.m.


Visit the tallgrass prairie restoration at Pine Knob Park while the tall flowers are at their best.


Writers’ Roundtable

Writers' Roundtable is now on Goodreads!



Mocktail Matinee

LaGrange County Public Library

Saturday, June 3

2:00 p.m.


This month’s movie:  Lilies of the Field

This month’s mocktail:  Vanilla Rosemary Lemonade


LaGrange County Public Library
Saturday, July 1
2:00 p.m.

This month’s movie:  3:10 to Yuma (2007)
This month’s mocktail:  A Red, White & Blue Mocktail 


Free Health Coverage Assistance

Topeka Branch Library
Monday, June 12
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Shipshewana Branch Library
Monday, July 17
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Assistants from Heart City Health Care will be available to answer questions about health care options for uninsured and/or low-income clients. 
Heart City has certified Navigators available to help with
Affordable Care Act Marketplace
HIP 2.0 enrollment
Walk-ins are welcome!
Please bring:
 Photo ID
 Social Security Card
 Proof of income (or of no income)
 Birth Certificate or Passport
 Permanent Resident Card


Spice Program

Taste a variety of spices, and discuss ways to use them!

The same program will be held at all three branches. 

It’s free, and no registration is required!


LaGrange County Public Library
Tuesday, June 6
6:00 p.m.
Shipshewana Branch Library
Friday, June 16
Topeka Branch Library
Friday, July 14


Basics of Gluten-Free Dieting

What can I eat without any wheat?

Please register for the program of your choice at 260-463-2841 x1030.


LaGrange County Public Library
Thursday, June 8
Shipshewana Branch Library
Friday, July 7
Topeka Branch Library
Friday, July 21

Mastering the Interview:

Please call 260-463-2841 x1030 to register for either or both classes.

Resume Building
LaGrange County Public Library
Monday, June 19 11:00 a.m. - Noon

Learn what goes into an attention‑getting resume.
Conquering the Job Interview
LaGrange County Public Library
Monday, June 2611:00 a.m. - Noon

Learn how to impress an interviewer.


Ask a Vegan

Please call 260-463-2841 x1030 to register for either program.

Topeka Branch Library
Tuesday, June 27
4:00 p.m.
Shipshewana Branch Library
Tuesday, July 11
4:00 p.m.


Retired teacher Elaine Hostetler adopted a meat- and dairy-free lifestyle four years ago.  Come hear how she decided to take the plunge, and how it’s working out for her.  Elaine will be happy to share her own experiences and offer her personal advice to others who are interested in changing the way they eat and live.


Please call 260-463-2841 x1030 to register for either program.

Parsnips & Kohlrabi

LaGrange County Public Library
Thursday, June 29 at 11:00 a.m.

Please register at the LaGrange County Public Library.

Cost is $5 per person.

Try a new vegetable, you might love it!
 Brittney Schori of Purdue Extension will explain what these two vegetables are, how to peel them, how to cook them, and what they taste like.  (Samples!)
There is a cost of $5 per person to reimburse Purdue Extension for the veggies we'll be eating.

Building Blocks of Latin

LaGrange County Public Library
4 Thursdays, July 6-27
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Please register by June 29.

Call 260-463-2841 x1030 today to register for this introductory Latin class.
Come learn the building blocks of Latin!
Why Latin?  Because...
It's like hiring a personal trainer for your brain! 
Studies show that studying Latin improves your memory and learning ability!
Latin is the basis of many modern languages.  Want to learn Spanish or Italian? Save time and effort by studying Latin first!
It will improve your English reading and writing skills!  Knowing Latin grammar makes English grammar easier to understand!
It's a gateway to the past!  For over 1,000 years, Latin was the language of Western civilization.

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