Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at La Porte County Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
Job Search Workshop
Wednesday, Apr. 23 ,1:00 PM
Join librarian Deborah Meserve as she discusses FREE library resources you can use in your job search. She'll also show you where to look for jobs online and how to apply for them.
Knotty Stitchers and Crafting Group
Wednesday, Apr. 23 ,1:00 PM (Every Wednesday in March, April, and May at 1:00 PM)
Bring a stitching, knitting, or crafting project to work on at the library! Join the fun every Wednesday in March, April, and May at 1:00 PM.
Thursday, Apr. 24 ,10:00 AM (Thursdays at 10:00 AM)
Join us for stories, songs, and play designed to promote early language development and future reading skills. Enjoy sensory play and time to socialize after the program. This program is intended for babies 0-24 months and their caregivers.
Thursday, Apr. 24 ,3:30 PM
or call 219-393-3280.
At 3:30 every Thursday, March through May, children can come read to our canine tutor, Parker! Kids K-8 can reserve their spots online or by calling the branch at 219-393-3280.
Plant Swap Saturday
Saturday, Apr. 26 ,11:00 AM
Come celebrate National Gardening Month! Bring a plant (or two) from your garden to swap with another gardener. See what exciting new plants you can grow this year... for FREE!
Teen Swap Meet
Saturday, Apr. 26 ,1:00-3:00 PM
Spring cleaning time! Are you tired of your stuff? Would you like some new stuff? Bring in your clean, working-order clothes, books, games, room decorations, and anything else you think another teen might want. You may drop off items in the Youth Services Department at the Main Library from April 1-25. Each item you bring in may be redeemed for one ticket to spend at the Swap Meet. Tickets will be distributed on the day of the Swap Meet. Spend all your tickets and score something new!
Tail Waggin’ Tutors
Monday, Apr. 28 ,4:00-5:00 pm
or call 219-362-6156.
Children strengthen reading skills in a comforting environment by reading to a canine tutor. Students in grades K-8 may have their caregivers register online or by calling their branch.
Monday, Apr. 28 ,6:30 PM
Come to the library for a special nighttime storytime with our friends from Dunebrook's Playgroup Babytalk. Enjoy songs, stories, and fingerplays with your child as you build literacy skills. This storytime is intended for children ages 0-5.