Library Happenings

 

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Children's Activity Schedule: Click here
Young Adult Activities: Click here

 


Protecting Your Identity and Other Assets

Topeka Branch Library
Thursday, October 17
1:00 p.m. 
Free!
Walk-ins welcome!

Shisphewana Branch Library
Thursday, October 24
3:00 p.m. 
Free!
Please call 260-768-7444 by October 17 to register.

Learn ways to recognize, respond to, and reduce the risks of identity theft, along with strategies for protecting other assets.  

 

This free class will be led by educators from Lake City Bank.

 

Minimum 3



 

Painting Class with Carl Mosher

LaGrange County Public Library
This painting requires two classes to complete.
Part 1:  Friday, September 20
Part 2:  Friday, October 18
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Please call 260-463-2841 x1030 to register.
Cost:  $20 per class ($40 total) Please pay Carl $20 at each class.

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

Carl will supply all the materials, and he loves to teach.  His classes fill up fast, so sign up today at the LaGrange County Public Library’s Adult Services desk, or by calling 260-463-2841 x1030.

Ages 12


Writers' Roundtable

LaGrange County Public Library
Saturday, October 19
11:00 a.m. 

The Writers’ Roundtable is a creative writing group for adults and teens.  We meet every three months and have a fantastic time!   

 

Anyone can come!  This is a great group for aspiring writers who want to get feedback on their work, or who want to be motivated to start writing again.  But it’s also a treat for anyone who loves a good story and enjoys discussing books, movies, and TV and analyzing their favorite characters and plotlines.   

 

We have so much fun!  Why don’t you come join us?

Ages 12+


Gentle Flow Yoga with Farra

LaGrange County Public Library
Mondays
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
No registration is required, just come!
The first session is free!  For each further session, a $5 donation is suggested.

Please bring a yoga mat if you have one.  If you don’t have a yoga mat, feel free to bring a rug or a blanket instead.

All Ages


Caregiver Survival Tips

Shipshewana Branch Library
Tuesday, November 5
3:00 p.m. 
Free!
Please call 260-768-7444 by October 29 to register.

LaGrange County Public Library
Tuesday, November 5
6:00 p.m. 
Free!
Please call 260-463-2841 x1030 by October 29 to register.

Topeka Branch Library
Thursday, November 7
4:00 p.m. 
Free!
Please call 260-593-3030 by October 29 to register.

Are the challenges of caregiving causing stress? 

Come learn and share tips that will make caregiving easier and get the support you need to care for yourself.   

 

Presenter: Lois Wiegmann of Humana.

 


Second Saturday Book Club

LaGrange County Public Library
Second
Saturday of the Month
11:30 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! 

 

Click here for a list of our book club selections, past and present.

 

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.)


Veterans Day: November 11

All branches of the library will be closed.

 



 Painting Class with Carl Mosher

LaGrange County Public Library
Friday, November 15
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Please call 260-463-2841 x1030 to register.
Cost:  $20 per person, payable to Carl at class.

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

Carl will supply all the materials, and he loves to teach.  His classes fill up fast, so sign up today at the LaGrange County Public Library’s Adult Services desk, or by calling 260-463-2841 x1030.

Ages 12+


Calligraphy with Markers

LaGrange County Public Library
Saturday, November 16
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Please call 260-463-2841 x1030 to register.
Cost:  $5 per person
 Exact change is appreciated.

Learn how simple the ancient art of calligraphy can be!  With calligraphy markers, there are no ink spills, no smudges, and no mess.   

Join us and learn how to draw an italic alphabet.   

No experience is necessary. All materials will be supplied.  

Space is limited, so sign up today at the LaGrange County Public Library’s Adult Services desk, or by calling 260-463-2841 x1030.

Maximum 15
Ages 12+


Library Board Meeting

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

The public is welcome.

 


Stamp Camp: Holiday Card Class

LaGrange County Public Library
Saturday, November 23
9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Please register at the LaGrange Library's Adult Services desk by November 9.
Cost:  $15 per person:  $5 at signup, $10 at the class

 

Instructors Lisa Walb and Dale Waltz will help you make an assortment of cards for the upcoming holidays:

        Fall Harvest          Thanksgiving          Christmas          Valentine’s Day          St. Patrick’s Day          Easter  

Materials will be supplied, but if you have a small pair of scissors, please bring them.  

You’re welcome to bring a drink and a snack, if you like.

Minimum 4/Maximum 15
Ages 18+


Thanksgiving Day: November 28

All branches of the library will be closed.

 


Black Friday: November 29

All branches of the library will be closed.

 


Mocktail Recipes

LaGrange County Public Library
Saturday, December 7
10:00 a.m. 
Free!
Please call 260-463-2841 x1030 by November 30 to register.

Learn how to make delicious alcohol-free drinks for your holiday parties!

Minimum 3/Maximum 12
Ages 16+


Wrap Party

Shipshewana Branch Library
Monday, December 9
Noon - 1:30 p.m. 
Free!

LaGrange County Public Library
Tuesday, December 10
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Free!

Topeka Branch Library
Thursday, December 12
Noon - 1:30 p.m. 
Free!

Sneak out of the house while the kids are in school and/or the spouse is at work! Bring some presents to wrap and a roll or two of holiday wrapping paper to share.  We’ll drink cocoa, listen to Christmas music, and wrap gifts together!   

 


Second Saturday Book Club

LaGrange County Public Library
Second
Saturday of the Month
11:30 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! 

 

Click here for a list of our book club selections, past and present.

 

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.)


Library Board Meeting

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

The public is welcome.

 



  Painting Class with Carl Mosher

  LaGrange County Public Library
  Friday, November 15
  1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  Please call 260-463-2841 x1030 to register.
  Cost:  $20 per person, payable to Carl at class.

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

  Carl will supply all the materials. This painting will be done on slate. 

  Carl's classes fill up fast, so sign up today at the LaGrange County Public Library’s Adult Services desk, or by calling 260-463-2841 x1030.

Ages 12+


Christmas Eve: December 24

All branches of the library will be closed.

 


Christmas Day: December 25

All branches of the library will be closed.

 


New Year's Eve: December 31

All branches of the library will be closed.

 


New Year's Day: January 1, 2020

All branches of the library will be closed.

 


2020 Holidays

All branches of the library will closed on:

 

New Year's Day:  Wednesday, January 1

Presidents Day:  Monday, February 18

Good Friday:  Friday, April 10

Memorial Day:  Monday, May 25

Independence Day:  Saturday, July 4

Labor Day:  Monday, September 7

Veteran's Day:  Wednesday, November 11

Thanksgiving:  Thursday, November 26

Black Friday:  Friday, November 27

Christmas Eve:  Thursday, December 24

Christmas:  Friday, December 25

New Year's Eve:  Thursday, December 31

 

 


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