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Library Events
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.
Limit by location:  Limit by audience:  
Main
Monday, Jan. 26, 2-4pm
Register Online or call 219-362-6156.

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Main
Monday, Jan. 26, 7:00 PM
Learn how to blog from a professional blogger who started from her kitchen table right here in La Porte, IN.  She has turned her hobby into a money making business and you can too!
Expert Tech Help
Main
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 4:30-6:30
Drop by and learn anything from why your tablet won't let you download books to why won't your computer let you browse the internet. Our experts can help you navigate technology. Bring your own device or use one of ours.
Coolspring
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 7:00 PM
Local author, Stephanie Wilson Medlock will be will be discussing her novel, The Lives of Things. Books will be available for purchase in January ahead of the event at a reduced cost. Author signing and book purchases will be available during the event.  Visit Stephanie's blog to learn more about her and her book, swilsonmedlock.wordpress.com.
Union Mills
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 1:00-3:00 PM
This is a crochet and knitting group.  Please bring a project to work on.
Main
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 6:30 PM
Explore the vast universe of mystery stories with us!  At our January 28th meeting, we'll be talking about The Amazing Mrs. Pollifax by Dorothy Gilman.  We meet in Study Room #2 in the Adult Services Department.  Extra copies are being reserved through interlibrary loan, so check with the Information Desk if all our copies are checked out.  If you don't mind spoilers, feel free to join us even if you've not read the book.
Main
Thursday, Jan. 29, 10:00 AM
Caregivers and babies 0-24 months, join us for stories, songs, aand played designed to promote early language development and future reading skills.  This is an Every Child Ready to Read program.
Kingsford Heights
Thursday, Jan. 29, 3:30-4:30 PM
Register Online or call 219-393-3280.
Strengthen your child's reading skills by having them read out loud to a certified therapy dog in a friendly, relaxed setting.
Main
Friday, Jan. 30, 10:00 AM
Enjoy interactive stories, songs, crafts, and activities that includes using iPads to build early literacy skills.  This Every Child Ready to Read program is intended for children ages 3-5 with their caregivers.
All Locations
Sunday, Feb. 1,
Stop in to your nearest Library location all month long and participate in the Winter Reading Program.  Students in grades K-5 can complete a variety of activites, games, reading, and attend programs all month long to earn books and grand prize entries.  Preschool age children and parents can pick up an activity calendar with activities that help get your child ready to read.  Complete 14 activities, return it to the Library, and win a book.
Union Mills
Monday, Feb. 2, 12:00 - 1:30pm
Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa.  She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells - taken without her knowledge - became one of the most important tools in medicine.  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot.
Maker Mondays
Main
Monday, Feb. 2, 3:30
The Maker Movement is here!  Makers learn by doing, crafting, and creating, so join us afterschool to for something cool, like exploring a long exposure app on an iPad and creating light art
Rolling Prairie
Tuesday, Feb. 3, 10:00 AM
An unlikely friendship develops between an adolescent, pre-movie-star, and the woman that accompanies her to New York City for the summer in The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty.
Union Mills
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 1:00-3:00 PM
This is a crochet and knitting group.  Please bring a project to work on.
Union Mills
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 4:00 PM
Discover what penguins really do all day long--and all winter long.  Then join our penguin walk and play Penguin Tic-Tac-Toe.
Main
Thursday, Feb. 5, 10:00 AM
Caregivers and babies 0-24 months, join us for stories, songs, aand played designed to promote early language development and future reading skills.  This is an Every Child Ready to Read program.
Kingsford Heights
Thursday, Feb. 5, 3:30-4:30 PM
Register Online or call 219-393-3280.
Strengthen your child's reading skills by having them read out loud to a certified therapy dog in a friendly, relaxed setting.
Expert Tech Help
Main
Thursday, Feb. 5, 5- 6:45 PM
Drop by and learn anything from why your tablet won't let you download books to why won't your computer let you browse the internet. Our experts can help you navigate technology. Bring your own device or use one of ours.
Coolspring
Thursday, Feb. 5, 5:00-6:45 PM
Drop by the Coolspring Branch to learn anything from why your tablet won't let you download books to why won't your computer let you browse the internet. Our experts can help you navigate technology.
Main
Friday, Feb. 6, 10:00 AM
Enjoy interactive stories, songs, crafts, and activities that includes using iPads to build early literacy skills.  This Every Child Ready to Read program is intended for children ages 3-5 with their caregivers.
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