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Board Meetings: 
LaGrange County Public Library 
Thursday, February 18
5
:30 p.m.

The public is always welcome.


Wander Indiana:  2016 Bicentennial Reading Challenge
LaGrange, Topeka, and Shipshewana Libraries
January 4 - February 27

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The 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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An official book club of the LaGrange County Public Library in LaGrange, Indiana. We've been rea...

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

Stitch of the Month Club

LaGrange County Public Library
Thursday, February 18
11:00 a.m.-Noon
Knitters and crocheters of all skill levels are invited to meet on the third Thursday of each month.  We’ll chat and enjoy each other’s company, as well as learning a stitch at each meeting.
Please bring your own materials.  We’ll learn both a knit stitch and a crochet stitch, and you’re welcome learn either or both.
This month’s knit stitches will be: 
Seed Stitch
This month’s crochet stitch will be: 
Popcorn Stitch
(Ages 13+)

James Dean Film Series
LaGrange County Public Library 

James Byron Dean of Fairmount, Indiana only made three films before his death at age 24, but those films made him one of the greatest icons of cinema.  Come enjoy our Saturday matinee showings of an Indiana legend. 
The popcorn is free--and don’t forget, if you’re entering our Wander Indiana! Bicentennial Challenge, watching any of these movies counts toward your prize!
East of Eden
Saturday, February 6
2:00 p.m.
In this adaptation of the classic John Steinbeck novel, Dean plays Cal Trask, a rebellious and frustrated young man struggling to deal with his distant father, his “good” brother, and his brother’s kind-hearted girlfriend, Abra.
Rebel without a Cause
Saturday, February 13
2:00 p.m.
In his most iconic role, Dean stars as a troubled youth trying to start over in a new town and a new high school, where he finds both friends and enemies. 
Giant
Saturday, February 20
1:00 p.m.
A sprawling epic centered on a Texas ranching family, Dean stars alongside Elizabeth Taylor and Rock Hudson in this adaptation of the Edna Ferber novel.

Writers’ Roundtable

LaGrange County Public Library
Saturday, February 20
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!


Tea and Ink

LaGrange County Public Library
Saturday, February 27
2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
This is a gathering for paper and ink artists, from calligraphers, to colorists, to zentanglers.  We’ll meet on the fourth Saturday of each month to practice our favorite skills, drink tea, and do a small project together.
Please bring your own materials.
This month’s project: 

Design a beautifully addressed envelope.
(Envelopes will be provided.)

(Project materials will be provided.)
(Ages 13+)

Genealogy Assistance 

LaGrange County Public Library 
Wednesdays
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.

DAR Genealogy Assistance
         
         LaGrange County Public Library
         Second Tuesday of each month
         1:00p.m - 5:00 p.m.

         December Date:
         Tuesday,  February 9
Volunteers from the LaGrange County DAR will be available in the Genealogy Department on the second Tuesday of the month to help the public with family history questions and challenges.

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