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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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F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main
Monday, Mar. 16, 4-6pm (Monday and Tuesday 4-6pm)
Register Online or call 219-362-6156.
If you’re curious about the process of building a 3D printer and want to be a part of this exciting time at the library register online for this class. We will have limited space for the actual hands on build, however, anyone can come and be a spectator and watch the process unfold as it all takes shape from scratch. This class is for 3D printing enthusiasts of all ages.
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Main
Tuesday, Mar. 17, 4-6pm (Monday and Tuesday 4-6pm)
Register Online or call 219-362-6156.
If you’re curious about the process of building a 3D printer and want to be a part of this exciting time at the library register online for this class. We will have limited space for the actual hands on build, however, anyone can come and be a spectator and watch the process unfold as it all takes shape from scratch. This class is for 3D printing enthusiasts of all ages.
Coolspring
Saturday, Feb. 28, 1:00-3:00 PM
Register Online or call 219-879-3272.
Strengthen your child's reading skills by having them read out loud to Cody, a certified canine tutor, in a friendly, relaxed setting.
Union Mills
Monday, Mar. 2, 12:00-1:30 PM
The stories of two women struggling to define themselves intertwine in The Valley of Amazement by Amy Tan.  
 
Rolling Prairie
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 10:00 AM
After his prized possession is stolen, bookstore owner isolates himself until a mysterious package compels him to change his life in The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin.
Main
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Ready to enroll your child in preschool? Come to this free "one stop shop" where you can visit with staff of local preschools.
Union Mills
Wednesday, Mar. 4, 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, Mar. 5, 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, Mar. 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, Mar. 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.
Coolspring
Thursday, Mar. 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, Mar. 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.
Union Mills
Friday, Mar. 6, 6:00 PM
La Porte County basketball history comes alive through native Matt Werner's book Season of Upsets: Farm boys, city kids, Hoosier basketball and the dawn of the 1950s. Hear the history of Matt's book and visit with him. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Kingsford Heights
Saturday, Mar. 7, 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.
Main
Saturday, Mar. 7, 10:00 AM-1:00 PM
The 2015 La Porte Bridal and Party-Planning Expo is an excellent opportunity for planners and interested parties to connect with local businesses to plan their big day! The show will feature representatives from venues, caterers, decorators, jewelers, make-up and hair stylists, creative gift and favor providers, dance instructors, and much more! There is no registration or fee to attend, and everyone is welcome, whether you are planning a wedding, shower, graduation party, or another event. While you are at the show, don't miss out on the dance demonstration and crafting breakout sessions!  Below is the list of participating vendors.
  • 31 Bags: Showers, Gifts, Favors
  • Arbor Hill Inn: Venue
  • Civic Auditorium: Venue
  • Dance Sophisticates: Dancing Lessons
  • Danes Dishes: Catering
  • Designed by Gail, Inspired by God: Invitations
  • Edward Jones: Financial Advisement
  • Etropal: Venue
  • First Travel Center: Destination Weddings
  • Full Throttle Salon: Hair/Tanning
  • Goose Feathers: Event Decoration
  • Isagenix: Health and Nutrition
  • Judee’s: Women's Clothing
  • L.R. Clothiers: Men's Clothing
  • Lakeshore Travel: Destination Weddings
  • Little Chocolates: Favors
  • Mary Kay: Make-up/Hair
  • Origami Owl: Jewelry, Favors
  • Pampered Chef: Showers, Gifts
  • Peace, Love and Parties: Event Planner, specializing in Children's parties
  • Silver Palace: Venue
  • Unique Creations: Jewelry
  • Whimsical Zee: Favors, Decorations
  • Wings of Love Weddings: Officiant
Hanna Branch
Monday, Mar. 9, 1:00 PM
Enjoy interactive stories, fingerplays, crafts, and activities, including using iPads to build early literacy skills. This Every Child Ready to Read program is intended for children ages 0-5 with their caregivers.
Main
Monday, Mar. 9, 2-4pm
Kingsford Heights
Monday, Mar. 9, 3:30-6:30 PM
Bring your action figures and barbies (or borrow one of ours) to star in stop motion movies.
Page Turners
Main
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Come and discuss Peyton Place by Grace Metalious in the Small Meeting Room with other friendly people.  The book and movie were controversial when they came out in the late 1950's. What do you think of them now?  Refreshments based on the book funded by the Friends of the Library are included.
Libraries are for Ma
Main
Tuesday, Mar. 10, 3:00 PM
What do you make when you tape together an LED bulb, a coin battery, and a magnet? You get an LED Throwie! Make one or make a bunch. The Library will provide all materials. For ages 11-17.
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