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Great Books 102: Free Online College Course

LaGrange County Public Library
Fridays, October 12 - December 21
10
:00 a.m.

This 11-week, not-for-credit course, taught by Hillsdale College faculty, will introduce you to great books from the Renaissance through the modern era. You will explore the writings of Shakespeare, Dostoevsky, Austen, Twain, and more.  This 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.

Food for Fines 

All Branches of the LaGrange County Public Library
Tuesday, November 13 - Saturday, November 25


Library patrons are invited to bring undamaged and unexpired boxed or canned food items to any library location. For each food item, the library will forgive $1 in fines, up to $20 per patron.

Overdue items must be returned before food items can be used to forgive fines. Donations for the program cannot be applied toward charges for lost or damaged items.

This program applies only at the LaGrange County Public Library and its branches, and it will only apply to overdue charges owed to the LaGrange County Public Library.

Suggested food donations include:

  • Canned soups
  • Peanut Butter
  • Crackers
  • Canned fruits
  • Canned Meats
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Tuna

The library will not accept:

  • Expired food items
  • Items in glass containers
  • Sample-size items
  • Items separate from multipacks
  • Single serve items.

All food items will be donated to the Clothes & Food Basket of LaGrange County, Inc.  


Thanksgiving

All Branches:

 

Wednesday, November 21:  All branches of the LaGrange County Public Library will close at 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 22:  All branches of the LaGrange County Public Library will be closed in celebration of Thanksgiving Day.

Friday, November 23:  All branches of the LaGrange County Public Library will close at 3:00 p.m.

 


Calligraphy with Markers

LaGrange County Public Library
Saturday, December 1
2:00 p.m.
Please register by November 28, at the library or by calling 260-463-2841 x1030.
Cost:  $5.00 per person, payable at the class.

Join us and learn how to draw an italic alphabet!  With calligraphy markers, there are no ink spills, no smudges, and no mess. 

No experience is necessary.  All materials will be supplied.

Space is limited, so sign up today!

Ages 12+ 


Dining with Diabetes

LaGrange County Public Library
Session 1: Thursday, December 6
Session 2: Friday, December 7
Session 3: Thursday, December 20
Session 4: Friday, December 21
All sessions: Noon
Please register by November 28, at the library or by calling 260-463-2841 x1030.
Cost:  $20.00 per person covers all four sessions.  Payable at the first session.

Nutrition and physical activity are keys to managing your type 2 diabetes.  But where do you start?  The Dining with Diabetes program can help!

Adults with type 2 diabetes (or who are at risk) are invited to participate.  Family members, caregivers, and support persons are too.  

Presenter: Brittney Schori, Purdue Extension Health and Human Sciences Instructor  

Min.7 


Second Saturday Book Club

Millie's Market Cafe, 225 N. Harrison St. #301, Shipshewana
Saturday, December 8
11:00 a.m. 

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: evergreen.lib.in.us/opac/extras/feed/bookbag/rss2-full/3203

 

Follow us on Goodreads at:  www.goodreads.com/group/show/156715-second-saturday-book-club


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


Board Meeting 

LaGrange County Public Library
Wednesday, December 12
5:30 p.m.

The public is always welcome.


Holiday Closings

All Branches:

 

Monday, December 24:  All branches of the LaGrange County Public Library will be closed on Christmas Eve.

Tuesday, December 25:  All branches of the LaGrange County Public Library will be closed on Christmas Day.

Monday, December 31:  All branches of the LaGrange County Public Library will be closed on New Year's Eve.

Tuesday, January 1:  All branches of the LaGrange County Public Library will be closed on New Year's Day.

 


 

 

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