Follow the story of Art and Max, written and illustrated by Caldecott Award winning artist David Wiesner, through downtown La Porte. The story starts in the planter at the corner of Lincolnway and Monroe Ave., in front of Angie's. Read the book along Lincolnway and Indiana Ave. until you come to "The End" at the Library. At the Library, you'll be able to view the painting, Coyote, by Jeff Hamm, which is on loan from the art collection at Purdue North Central. Learn about Jeff Ham's style of painting and create your own work of art. Check out this completely new way to experience a book, it's the perfect family outing.
Join us for our August selection, Whistling in the Dark by Lesley Kagen. "Sally O'Malley made a promise to her daddy before he died. She swore she'd look after her sister Troo. Keep her safe. But like her granny always said, actions speak louder than words."
Mr. Arnie Bass, a retired teacher and president of the La Porte County Historical Society, will talk about his research on cars in La Porte County. Then those in attendance can share their memories or just listen. We'll meet just outside of the Indiana Room on the main floor of the library.
"Discovering a tattered letter that says she is to open it only in the event of her husband's death, Cecelia, a successful family woman, is unable to resist reading the letter and discovers a secret that shatters her life and the lives of two other women."
Come and discuss The Supremes at Earl's all-You-Can-Eat by Edward Kelsey Moore, a novel about 3 friends since high school who meet at a restaurant every Sunday. Refreshments based on the book will be served, compliments of the Friends of the Library. You may bring a sack lunch if you wish. Copies of the book in regular and large print and as an e-book may be checked out to read ahead of time if you wish. Everyone is welcome to join in on this friendly discussion!
Unpulped; A book club for patrons in their 20s and 30s who are looking for a non traditonal book club. We'll be reading contemporary eclectic fiction, non-fiction, classics, plays, myths and whatever we feel like! Come join us to discuss books and expand your social circle. We meet at Twisted K-8 in downtown LaPorte.
Google Apps, Android Apps and Apple Apps, there are millions of them. Appy Hour is a great time to talk about your favorite ones and learn about what others download and use. Being tech savvy is not necessary, bring your new devices and we will get you started and even stick around afterwards to answer any questions you might have.
Tech Help is an opportunity to ask any kind of question about your electronic devices, software, Apps or anything else computer related. Whether it is a tablet, smartphone, laptop or digital camera, there are experts on staff that can help you understand how your device works. We can also help you check out a book, magazine or download music from our digital collection. No question is too small, so stop in and see us!
Join us for a special nighttime storytime with our friends from Dunebrook! Sing, play, read, and laugh your way to early literacy with this interactive storytime. Intended for children ages 0-5, with a caretaker.