Library Happenings


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Presidents Day

All Branches
Monday, February 19

All branches of the LaGrange County Public Library will be closed.

There will be no bookmobile service. 


Board Meeting 

LaGrange County Pubic Library
Wednesday, March 21
5:30 p.m.

The public is always welcome.

The Walking Well-Read

LaGrange County Public Library
Mondays & Thursdays

Noon - 12:30 p.m.

Wondering how to stay in shape this winter?  Wonder no more!  Join the library's indoor walking group. 


We'll meet at the LaGrange County Public Library twice a week and walk laps of the building.  (Includes stairs.)


Hillsdale College Online:  Great Books 101


LaGrange County Public Library

Friday Mornings:  January 5 - March 16

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Great Books 101 will introduce you to important stories from ancient Greece through medieval Europe. We’ll explore the writings of Homer, St. Augustine, Dante, and more. The course will challenge you to seek timeless lessons regarding human nature, virtue, self-government, and liberty in the pages of the great books.

This is a noncredit course.  No registration is needed.

There are no tests or reading requirements.

We’ll watch one 45-min. lecture each Friday, while enjoying coffee, tea, and Deep Thoughts.  

Scherenschnitte with Christine Franke

LaGrange County Public Library
Tuesday, March 6
6:00 p.m. 


Please bring a pair of small, sharp scissors, such as surgical or embroidery scissors.

Scherenschnitte is the traditional art of fine papercutting. 


This free class is open to any age, although we recommend that younger children be accompanied by their parents.

The Second Saturday Book Club

LaGrange County Public Library
Saturday, March 10
11:00 a.m. 

This month's meeting will be followed by a carry-in lunch!  Please bring a dish to share.

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:


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(Please note: This is an adult reading group; you must be at least 16 to attend.)

Microsoft Excel for the Home-Based Business

LaGrange County Public Library
Tuesday, March 13
6:00 p.m. 


Space is limited, so please call 260-463-2841 x1030 to reserve your spot.

Rosetta Miller will teach a class about Excel, Microsoft’s popular spreadsheet program!


Learn how Excel can help you plan budgets, figure interest, track inventory, and more.  


This relaxed class will be geared toward people who run (or would like to run) a business from home, but it’s open to anyone who wants to learn about this simple yet powerful computer program. 


Plant an Herb Garden

LaGrange County Public Library
Tuesday, March 20

5:30 p.m. 


Please call 260-463-2841 x 1030 to register.


Shipshewana Branch Library
Thursday, March 22

2:00 p.m. 


Please call 260-768-7444 to register.


Topeka Branch Library
Tuesday, March 23

2:00 p.m. 


Please call 260-593-3030 to register.


 Nothing compares to food seasoned with fresh herbs! 

Celebrate spring’s arrival by planting your very own herb garden from seed.  


All materials will be supplied. 

Each participant will plant a variety of herb seeds in a recycled container that can be kept on a windowsill or transplanted outside.  


This program is free, but we need to know how many supplies to bring. 

Please register at the library of your choice either in person or by phone.  



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