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Board Meetings: 
LaGrange County Public Library 
Thursday, August 21
Shipshewana Branch Library

6:00 p.m.

The public is always welcome.


LaGrange Movie Night
LaGrange County Public Library
God's Not Dead
Tuesday, August 5
6:00 p.m.
*Film is Rated PG

The Second Saturday Book Club

LaGrange County Public Library
Saturday, August 9
11:00 a.m.

This month, we’ll be discussing:

What Alice Forgot
by Liane Moriarty

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:

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

Elements of Indiana
September 8 - 11, 2014
Depart & Return:  LaGrange, Kendallville, Fort Wayne
Registration Deadline:  August 8, 2014

Join us on a tour of Southern Indiana, and visit some of the most famous and most important elements of our state!  We’ll visit:

Complete details and registration forms are available at all branches of the LaGrange County Public Library (260-463-2841 x1030), from S&S Travel (888-262-4423), or by clicking here.

Hunter Education Class
LaGrange County Public Library
Monday & Tuesday, July 28 & 29
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Hunter education is not just for kids and not just for hunters. The program is for all
folks who enjoy the outdoors and have an interest in conservation. Taking a hunting
class will allow you to comply with Indiana hunter education law and will also make
you a safer and more knowledgeable hunter. The class can also be an excellent
refresher for veteran hunters.

The class is free and open to all ages, but please note:
 Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
 Bring a packed meal to eat during the supper break.
Register online at:
Choose the “Classic Course” link.

Motorcoach Trip:  Art Institute of Chicago

Depart & Return: LaGrange County Public Library
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Cost: $89 per person
Registration deadline: June 24

Some of the greatest works of art ever created are only a couple of hours away!  The Art Institute of Chicago not only displays famous paintings and sculptures, but also Egyptian mummy art, suits of medieval armor, Tiffany lamps, early American quilts, and much, much more!

Don’t miss this opportunity to see them with your own eyes! Join us!

We’ll depart from the library in the morning, traveling to Chicago on a comfortable Cardinal motorcoach. The coach will drop us off at the museum, where we’ll enjoy a fresh tortilla wrap buffet in the museum’s private Millennium Room.

After lunch, our travelers will be free to wander the museum at leisure until late afternoon. Then we will re-board the coach for the trip home, stopping along the way for a supper break.

Thanks to the Friends of the Library, we are able to offer this trip at a cost of only $89 per person! The price includes transportation, admission, and catered lunch.

The registration deadline is June 24, 2014, but this trip may sell out early! Click here to print a registration form, or pick one up at any branch of the library.

Don’t delay, sign up today

Double-Ended Crochet
LaGrange County Public Library
Tuesday, August 26
5:30 p.m.
Needleworker Carla Whitlock will teach you how to crochet using a double ended crochet hook.
*  You must already know the basic crochet stitches.
*  Double-ended crochet hooks will be provided.
*  Bring two skeins of yarn (suggested:  acrylic yarn in two different colors, but of the same weight, either worsted or baby weight).
*  Register by August 18 at the LaGrange County Public Library's reference desk or call us at 260-463-2841 x 1030.

 Genealogy Assistance 

LaGrange County Public Library 
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.

         May Date:
         Tuesday, August 12
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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