Library Happenings

 

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Board Meeting 

LaGrange County Public Library
Third Wednesday of the Month
5:30 p.m.

The public is always welcome.

 


Painting Class with Carl Mosher

Garden Gate by Carl MosherLaGrange County Public Library
Friday, April 20

1:00 p.m. 

Cost: $20, payable at the class

Space is limited, so please call 260-463-2841 x1030 to register.

 
In this introductory class, Carl will teach you how to paint a beautiful garden scene.

Even if you’ve never painted before, you’ll be amazed at what you’re capable of. 

 

All materials will be supplied.

 


Writers' Roundtable

LaGrange County Public Library
Saturday, April 21
11:00 a.m. 

 

The Writers’ Roundtable is a creative writing group for adults and teens. 

We meet four times a year and have a fantastic time! Anyone can come!  

 


Where Does Your Money Go?Money Smart Week, April 21-28, 2018

Topeka Branch Library

Cancelled.

 

LaGrange County Public Library
Cancelled.

 

Shipshewana Branch Library

Cancelled.

 

   Your tax refund is about to arrive!  Do want to do more than just watch it vanish? 

Do you want to stop living paycheck to paycheck and start planning for the future?

This free two-part class will show you how!   

Sign up by April 18 to attend at any of our three library branches.  

 

Presented in partnership with Purdue Extension - LaGrange.

 

(Minimum 5 for each class)


Patchwork Trails: Flowers & Erratics

Maple Wood Nature Center, 4550E 100S, LaGrange
Tuesday, April 24
6:00 p.m. 

 

It’s near the peak of woodland wildflower season, and the ground cover is still open enough to reveal glacial erratics, boulders deposited here by ancient rivers of ice.

 

Join us as we explore the Great Outdoors!  We’ll combine exercise, education, friendship, and fun! 

No fees or registration are required, just meet us at the designated starting point. 

The 2018 Patchwork Trails walking season will really rock, as we focus on rocks and stones of all sorts!

 


Crochet for Beginners

LaGrange County Public Library
Tuesday, May 8
6:00 p.m. 

Register by: May 1, at the LaGrange Library Adult Services desk.

Cost:  $5 per person, due at registration.

This class is full, but we're accepting names for the waiting list.

 
This is a class for adults who have never crocheted before.  Space is limited, so sign up at the LaGrange Library today!  


Friends of the Library Book Sale

LaGrange County Public Library
Friday, May 11 - Tuesday, May 15
During library business hours 

 

Come shop our huge selection of used and/or donated books, CDs, and DVDs!

 

Early admission for Friends of the Library members only:

Thursday, May 10

4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

 

For a Friends of the Library membership application, click here.

 


The Second Saturday Book Club

Huckleberries, 111 W. Spring St., LaGrange
Saturday, May 12
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.)

 


Intermediate Excel with Rosetta Miller

LaGrange County Public Library
Tuesday, May 15
6:00 p.m. 

Free!

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

 
For this class, participants should be able to type.  They should also be familiar with basic computer functions like Cut, Copy, and Paste.  

 


Painting Class with Carl Mosher

Mountain Lake by Carl MosherLaGrange County Public Library
Friday, May 18

1:00 p.m. 

Cost: $20, payable at the class

Space is limited, so please call 260-463-2841 x1030 to register.

 
This month’s painting is a peaceful mountain lake scene. 

Even if you’ve never painted before, you’ll be amazed at what you’re capable of.

 

All materials will be supplied.

 


Patchwork Trails: Riverside Walk

Riverside Cemetery, S. Third St., Howe
Tuesday, May 22
6:00 p.m. 

 

This summer's trails feature walks in places of memory. There are many stories to explore in this worthy destination.  

 

Park at the back (east) edge, and meet at the Burnell mausoleum.  

 

Join us as we explore the Great Outdoors!  We’ll combine exercise, education, friendship, and fun! 

No fees or registration are required, just meet us at the designated starting point. 

The 2018 Patchwork Trails walking season will really rock, as we focus on rocks and stones of all sorts!

 


Holiday Closings

Memorial Day

Monday, May 28

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

 


Let's Rock! Road Trip

Cleveland, Ohio via Motorcoach
Saturday, August 4

Cost:  $140 per adult

            $133 per child (ages 2-12)

Please mail reservation forms and deposits to S&S Travel by July 6, 2018.

Click here to download a registration form.

 

First we’ll Rock the Boat!     

Board the Goodtime III, Cleveland’s largest excursion ship for a hot buffet lunch, with a variety of entrees, sides, desserts, served with style.  After lunch, the ship will set sail for a two-hour narrated cruise of the Cuyahoga River and Lake Erie.     

 

Then get ready to Rock and Roll!        

Our next stop is the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame,where you can immerse yourself in legenday video performances in the Connor Theater, and view memorabilia from rock’s greatest artists in the exhibit halls.  The exhibits include the largest collection of Beatles artifacts in the world, ranging from John Lennon’s report cards to the drum kit Ringo played at their last official concert.

 

Pickup/dropoff points are:  Middlebury Town Hall, LaGrange County Public Library, and Steuben County Council on Aging.

 

We'll make stops on the way to Cleveland and back, where you can stretch your legs and buy something to eat.

 

 

 

 

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