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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.
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Main
Monday, Mar. 30, 5:30
Our friends from Dunebrook have the kids laughing and singing with their interactive storytime.  Each child takes home a free book.  Ages 0-5, with a caretaker
Union Mills
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 4:00 PM
Join us for a fun painting party to decorate the library for spring.
Coolspring
Tuesday, Mar. 31, 7:00 PM
“An intelligent and outspoken only child, Satrapi--the daughter of radical Marxists and the great-granddaughter of Iran's last emperor--bears witness to a childhood uniquely entwined with the history of her country. Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi's wise, funny, and heartbreaking memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution told through black-and-white drawings.”
Union Mills
Wednesday, Apr. 1, 1:00-3:00 PM
Love to cross stitch, crochet, or knit? Join this group and work on your latest project while you visit.
Teen Advisory Board
Main
Thursday, Apr. 2, 3:30 PM
Middle and High School students: give your ideas for library activities for teens!  Teen Advisory Board hours count toward volunteer hours for Work Ethic, NHS. etc.  Free popcorn for all that attend!  Open to grades 6-12.
Main
Thursday, Apr. 2, 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, Apr. 2, 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.
Coolspring
Thursday, Apr. 2, 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, Apr. 3, 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.
Kingsford Heights
Saturday, Apr. 4, 10:00 AM
Join us for tales, songs, and engaging play to promote early literacy.  This Every Child Ready to Read program is intended for children ages 3-5 with their caregivers.
Hanna Branch
Saturday, Apr. 4, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Stop by the IU Health Mobile for a free health screening at the annual Lions Club Easter Egg hunt.  
Main
Saturday, Apr. 4, 1:00 PM
Register Online or call 219-362-6156.
Students in 3-5th grade, join us for a hands on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) project. Build a card that lights up by making a simple electrical circuit with paper, tape, LED lights and batteries. Registration required, register online or by calling 219-362-7128.
Main
Saturday, Apr. 4, 2:30-4:30
Register Online or call 219-362-6156.
Join us as we explore sound manipulation when we introduce you to littleBits Korg synths and the fundamentals of manipulatings sound waves. Don't know the difference between a square wave and a sawtoothwave? You will after this program!. You will get hands on experience trying out a snap together synthesizer.
Main
Monday, Apr. 6, 11:00 AM
Join us for Spring Break Art Camp from 11am-noon.  Today we'll try Soup Can Pop Art.  Learn about the "Prince of Pop," Andy Warhol and make your own pop art project.  Join us again on Wednesday and Friday to learn about other artists and try new art techniques.
Union Mills
Monday, Apr. 6, 12:00-1:30 PM
When Cecilia opens a letter not intended to be read until after her husband's death, she unwittingly alters her own life as well as the lives of two other women in The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty.
Kingsford Heights
Monday, Apr. 6, 4:00 PM
Join others each day to play a game and win a prize!
Rolling Prairie
Tuesday, Apr. 7, 10:00 AM
The friendship between Doc Holliday and Wyatt Earp blossoms as they team up to investigate a Dodge City murder in Doc by Mary Doria Russell.  
Union Mills
Tuesday, Apr. 7, 2:00-4:00 PM
Become a movie actor or producer during our fun 2-hour workshop!  We'll supply the script and props and help you learn your part.  Then everyone can watch the video of the action. For elementary and middle school youth.
Kingsford Heights
Tuesday, Apr. 7, 4:00 PM
Join others each day to play a game and win a prize!
Main
Wednesday, Apr. 8, 11:00 AM
It's another day of Spring Break Art Camp! Today we'll learn about the glass artist Chihuly. Then you can make a bowl shaped form called Macchia out of a coffee filter and starch.  Join us again on Friday to learn about another artist and try a new technique.
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