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This event is in the "Adult" group.

Diabetic Basics by Northshore Health

Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 5:00pm - 7:00pm
MN-Multipurpose Room at Main Library
Program Description:
Presentation, Special Event
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes? Diabetic Basics is designed to guide you through understanding what type 2 diabetes is and how to stay healthy living w

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Presentation, Special Event
Event Details:
Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes? Diabetic Basics is designed to guide you through understanding what type 2 diabetes is and how to stay healthy living with diabetes. We will discuss how to identify signs and symptoms of di...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

La Porte County Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
MN-Meeting Room B at Main Library
Program Description:
Board Meeting
Age Group:
Everyone
Board Meeting_Monthly:

Public Meeting of the La Porte County Public Library Board of Trustees.

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Meeting Room B
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Board Meeting

Public Meeting of the La Porte County Public Library Board of Trustees.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Make It! Turn a Mechanical Pencil on the Lathe

Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
EX-Classroom at LPCPL Exchange
Program Description:
Maker
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

Make your own mechanical pencil and leave your mark while learning to use the lathe! Come learn the basics of operating a woodworking lathe and what you can do with it! Lathes c

At Capacity
Registration
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Make your own mechanical pencil and leave your mark while learning to use the lathe! Come learn the basics of operating a woodworking lathe and what you can do with it! Lathes can create a variety of unique objects out of wood. The pencil you’ll m...

Disclaimer(s)

Equipment Training

Like what you see? Staff can help you! Contact the LPCPL Exchange by email or phone to set up your one-on-one training.

 

Exchange Safety

During this class, you will work with machinery and a variety of tools. Closed toe shoes are required. Avoid wearing baggy clothing or dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair.

If you have any questions, contact the LPCPL Exchange at 219-344-5895.
 

This event is in the "0-5" group.

Stories and More - Ages 3-5

Friday, April 19, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
MN-Multipurpose Room at Main Library
Program Description:
Storytime
Age Group:
0-5
Storytime_Stories and More - Ages 3-5:

Get ready for kindergarten with stories, songs, movement and more!Preparing for kindergarten begins long before preschool and kindergarten sign ups! Storytimes build the skills nee

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Multipurpose Room
Age Group: 0-5
Program Description: Storytime

Get ready for kindergarten with stories, songs, movement and more!

Preparing for kindergarten begins long before preschool and kindergarten sign ups! Storytimes build the skills needed for kindergarten and provide helpful tips for adults to use at home. Structured around the Every Child Ready to Read™ Curriculum, storytime is a great way to have fun while working on reading skills, social skills, and motor skills.

This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Start It! Equipment Training

Friday, April 19, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
LPCPL Exchange
Program Description:
Equipment Training
Age Group:
Teen, Adult
Exchange_Start It! Equipment Training:

Start It! Equipment Training is intended for individuals who would like to begin using equipment at the Library's Makerspace. Complete the Makerspace Safety Training to l

At Capacity
Registration
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Description: Equipment Training
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Start It! Equipment Training is intended for individuals who would like to begin using equipment at the Library's Makerspace. Complete the Makerspace Safety Training to learn more about safety and age requirements at the Exchange. All individuals should complete this tutorial before their first in-person training. 

A different Equipment Training session is required for each piece of equipment. Choose one piece of equipment from list for your training.

To ensure that all customers are accommodated, we kindly ask that each customer limits their number of trainings to one per week.

Note: It is possible that training may take more than 1 hour. 

For training on the Precision Mini Lathe, the Resin 3D Printer, or the Bandsaw, call or email the LPCPL Exchange.

When learning a new skill, it is best to build upon our knowledge step-by-step. To best support a strong foundation of knowledge on the Makerspace equipment, we require the following:

  • General sewing machine training before Heavy Duty sewing machine
  • Sindoh and/or UltiMaker 3D Printer training before Resin 3D Printer
  • X-Carve CNC Machine training before Roland CNC Mill
  • Wood lathe training before Precision Mini Lathe

To learn more about the Library's Makerspace visit our website

Disclaimer(s)

Exchange Safety

During this class, you will work with machinery and a variety of tools. Closed toe shoes are required. Avoid wearing baggy clothing or dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair.

If you have any questions, contact the LPCPL Exchange at 219-344-5895.
 

This event is in the "Family" group.

Star Wars Celebration

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 9:00am - 11:00am
MN-Reading Wi-Fi Garden at Main Library
Program Description:
Special Event
Age Group:
Family
Event Details:

Happy Star Wars Day! To celebrate, we will have Star Wars craft and movie marathon held in the Study Cafe. We will have a special visit from the 501st in the Reading Wi-Fi Garden.&

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Reading Wi-Fi Garden
Age Group: Family
Program Description: Special Event
Event Details:
Happy Star Wars Day! To celebrate, we will have Star Wars craft and movie marathon held in the Study Cafe. We will have a special visit from the 501st in the Reading Wi-Fi Garden.  ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Start It! Equipment Training

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
LPCPL Exchange
Program Description:
Equipment Training
Age Group:
Teen, Adult
Exchange_Start It! Equipment Training:

Start It! Equipment Training is intended for individuals who would like to begin using equipment at the Library's Makerspace. Complete the Makerspace Safety Training to l

At Capacity
Registration
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Description: Equipment Training
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Start It! Equipment Training is intended for individuals who would like to begin using equipment at the Library's Makerspace. Complete the Makerspace Safety Training to learn more about safety and age requirements at the Exchange. All individuals should complete this tutorial before their first in-person training. 

A different Equipment Training session is required for each piece of equipment. Choose one piece of equipment from list for your training.

To ensure that all customers are accommodated, we kindly ask that each customer limits their number of trainings to one per week.

Note: It is possible that training may take more than 1 hour. 

For training on the Precision Mini Lathe, the Resin 3D Printer, or the Bandsaw, call or email the LPCPL Exchange.

When learning a new skill, it is best to build upon our knowledge step-by-step. To best support a strong foundation of knowledge on the Makerspace equipment, we require the following:

  • General sewing machine training before Heavy Duty sewing machine
  • Sindoh and/or UltiMaker 3D Printer training before Resin 3D Printer
  • X-Carve CNC Machine training before Roland CNC Mill
  • Wood lathe training before Precision Mini Lathe

To learn more about the Library's Makerspace visit our website

Disclaimer(s)

Exchange Safety

During this class, you will work with machinery and a variety of tools. Closed toe shoes are required. Avoid wearing baggy clothing or dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair.

If you have any questions, contact the LPCPL Exchange at 219-344-5895.
 

This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Start It! Equipment Training

Monday, April 22, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
LPCPL Exchange
Program Description:
Equipment Training
Age Group:
Teen, Adult
Exchange_Start It! Equipment Training:

Start It! Equipment Training is intended for individuals who would like to begin using equipment at the Library's Makerspace. Complete the Makerspace Safety Training to l

At Capacity
Registration
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Description: Equipment Training
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Start It! Equipment Training is intended for individuals who would like to begin using equipment at the Library's Makerspace. Complete the Makerspace Safety Training to learn more about safety and age requirements at the Exchange. All individuals should complete this tutorial before their first in-person training. 

A different Equipment Training session is required for each piece of equipment. Choose one piece of equipment from list for your training.

To ensure that all customers are accommodated, we kindly ask that each customer limits their number of trainings to one per week.

Note: It is possible that training may take more than 1 hour. 

For training on the Precision Mini Lathe, the Resin 3D Printer, or the Bandsaw, call or email the LPCPL Exchange.

When learning a new skill, it is best to build upon our knowledge step-by-step. To best support a strong foundation of knowledge on the Makerspace equipment, we require the following:

  • General sewing machine training before Heavy Duty sewing machine
  • Sindoh and/or UltiMaker 3D Printer training before Resin 3D Printer
  • X-Carve CNC Machine training before Roland CNC Mill
  • Wood lathe training before Precision Mini Lathe

To learn more about the Library's Makerspace visit our website

Disclaimer(s)

Exchange Safety

During this class, you will work with machinery and a variety of tools. Closed toe shoes are required. Avoid wearing baggy clothing or dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair.

If you have any questions, contact the LPCPL Exchange at 219-344-5895.
 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Senior Center Tech Help Table

Monday, April 22, 2024 at 10:30am - 12:30pm
Library in the Community
Program Description:
Technology
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

Join us for a Tech Help Table at the Activity Center for Older Adults. We are able to help answer your questions about your phone or laptop you might not be familiar with! Bring in

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library in the Community
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Technology
Event Details:
Join us for a Tech Help Table at the Activity Center for Older Adults. We are able to help answer your questions about your phone or laptop you might not be familiar with! Bring in your device and we can teach you the basics on how to use it.  ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

ML-Maple City Square Apartments

Monday, April 22, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library in the Community
Program Description:
Community Stop
Age Group:
Everyone
Community Stop_Mobile Library:

Join the Mobile Library in your neighborhood! La Porte County Public Library offers mobile library service that carries books, movies, and more to customers in our service area.&nb

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library in the Community
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Community Stop

Join the Mobile Library in your neighborhood! La Porte County Public Library offers mobile library service that carries books, movies, and more to customers in our service area. 

At the bookmobile, you can:

  • Borrow popular books, DVDs, and more -- just like at the library!
  • Get a library card or update your account
  • Pick up holds and return items
  • Get answers to your questions or help finding community resources

Do you have an event you'd like the Mobile Library to attend? Know a good place for the Mobile Library to stop? Email outreach@laportelibrary.org to get started. 

This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Start It! Equipment Training

Monday, April 22, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
Program Description:
Equipment Training
Age Group:
Teen, Adult
Exchange_Start It! Equipment Training:

Start It! Equipment Training is intended for individuals who would like to begin using equipment at the Library's Makerspace. Complete the Makerspace Safety Training to l

At Capacity
Registration
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Description: Equipment Training
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Start It! Equipment Training is intended for individuals who would like to begin using equipment at the Library's Makerspace. Complete the Makerspace Safety Training to learn more about safety and age requirements at the Exchange. All individuals should complete this tutorial before their first in-person training. 

A different Equipment Training session is required for each piece of equipment. Choose one piece of equipment from list for your training.

To ensure that all customers are accommodated, we kindly ask that each customer limits their number of trainings to one per week.

Note: It is possible that training may take more than 1 hour. 

For training on the Precision Mini Lathe, the Resin 3D Printer, or the Bandsaw, call or email the LPCPL Exchange.

When learning a new skill, it is best to build upon our knowledge step-by-step. To best support a strong foundation of knowledge on the Makerspace equipment, we require the following:

  • General sewing machine training before Heavy Duty sewing machine
  • Sindoh and/or UltiMaker 3D Printer training before Resin 3D Printer
  • X-Carve CNC Machine training before Roland CNC Mill
  • Wood lathe training before Precision Mini Lathe

To learn more about the Library's Makerspace visit our website

Disclaimer(s)

Exchange Safety

During this class, you will work with machinery and a variety of tools. Closed toe shoes are required. Avoid wearing baggy clothing or dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair.

If you have any questions, contact the LPCPL Exchange at 219-344-5895.
 

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Make an Earth Day Terrarium

Monday, April 22, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
EX-Classroom at LPCPL Exchange
Program Description:
Maker
Age Group:
Everyone
Event Details:

Celebrate Earth Day by making a small terrarium. As a bonus, you will learn how the resin 3D printer can be used to make figures to populate your tiny plant world.   B

Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:
Celebrate Earth Day by making a small terrarium. As a bonus, you will learn how the resin 3D printer can be used to make figures to populate your tiny plant world.   Bring a clear glass container to upcycle for your project. The larger t...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Start It! Equipment Training

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
LPCPL Exchange
Program Description:
Equipment Training
Age Group:
Teen, Adult
Exchange_Start It! Equipment Training:

Start It! Equipment Training is intended for individuals who would like to begin using equipment at the Library's Makerspace. Complete the Makerspace Safety Training to l

At Capacity
Registration
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Description: Equipment Training
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Start It! Equipment Training is intended for individuals who would like to begin using equipment at the Library's Makerspace. Complete the Makerspace Safety Training to learn more about safety and age requirements at the Exchange. All individuals should complete this tutorial before their first in-person training. 

A different Equipment Training session is required for each piece of equipment. Choose one piece of equipment from list for your training.

To ensure that all customers are accommodated, we kindly ask that each customer limits their number of trainings to one per week.

Note: It is possible that training may take more than 1 hour. 

For training on the Precision Mini Lathe, the Resin 3D Printer, or the Bandsaw, call or email the LPCPL Exchange.

When learning a new skill, it is best to build upon our knowledge step-by-step. To best support a strong foundation of knowledge on the Makerspace equipment, we require the following:

  • General sewing machine training before Heavy Duty sewing machine
  • Sindoh and/or UltiMaker 3D Printer training before Resin 3D Printer
  • X-Carve CNC Machine training before Roland CNC Mill
  • Wood lathe training before Precision Mini Lathe

To learn more about the Library's Makerspace visit our website

Disclaimer(s)

Exchange Safety

During this class, you will work with machinery and a variety of tools. Closed toe shoes are required. Avoid wearing baggy clothing or dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair.

If you have any questions, contact the LPCPL Exchange at 219-344-5895.
 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Healthy Talks: Good Sleep for Good Health

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
RP-Meeting Room at Rolling Prairie Branch
Program Description:
Presentation
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

Getting good quality sleep is important for your health - just as important for your health as diet and exercise. Studies show that good sleep improves your brain performances, moo

Library Branch: Rolling Prairie Branch
Room: RP-Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Presentation
Event Details:
Getting good quality sleep is important for your health - just as important for your health as diet and exercise. Studies show that good sleep improves your brain performances, mood, and has several benefits to your health.  At Healthy Talks,...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Meet the Embroidery Machine - Drop in Event

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm
LPCPL Exchange
Program Description:
Maker
Age Group:
Teen, Adult
Event Details:

It's here! Thanks to a Howmet Aerospace Foundation grant, two embroidery machines have joined us in the makerspace!     Drop by anytime during this session to lea

Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:
It's here! Thanks to a Howmet Aerospace Foundation grant, two embroidery machines have joined us in the makerspace!     Drop by anytime during this session to learn about this most requested machine by far! The Brother 725 ...

Disclaimer(s)

Equipment Training

Like what you see? Staff can help you! Contact the LPCPL Exchange by email or phone to set up your one-on-one training.

 

Exchange Safety

During this class, you will work with machinery and a variety of tools. Closed toe shoes are required. Avoid wearing baggy clothing or dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair.

If you have any questions, contact the LPCPL Exchange at 219-344-5895.
 

This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Start It! Equipment Training

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
Program Description:
Equipment Training
Age Group:
Teen, Adult
Exchange_Start It! Equipment Training:

Start It! Equipment Training is intended for individuals who would like to begin using equipment at the Library's Makerspace. Complete the Makerspace Safety Training to l

At Capacity
Registration
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Description: Equipment Training
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Start It! Equipment Training is intended for individuals who would like to begin using equipment at the Library's Makerspace. Complete the Makerspace Safety Training to learn more about safety and age requirements at the Exchange. All individuals should complete this tutorial before their first in-person training. 

A different Equipment Training session is required for each piece of equipment. Choose one piece of equipment from list for your training.

To ensure that all customers are accommodated, we kindly ask that each customer limits their number of trainings to one per week.

Note: It is possible that training may take more than 1 hour. 

For training on the Precision Mini Lathe, the Resin 3D Printer, or the Bandsaw, call or email the LPCPL Exchange.

When learning a new skill, it is best to build upon our knowledge step-by-step. To best support a strong foundation of knowledge on the Makerspace equipment, we require the following:

  • General sewing machine training before Heavy Duty sewing machine
  • Sindoh and/or UltiMaker 3D Printer training before Resin 3D Printer
  • X-Carve CNC Machine training before Roland CNC Mill
  • Wood lathe training before Precision Mini Lathe

To learn more about the Library's Makerspace visit our website

Disclaimer(s)

Exchange Safety

During this class, you will work with machinery and a variety of tools. Closed toe shoes are required. Avoid wearing baggy clothing or dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair.

If you have any questions, contact the LPCPL Exchange at 219-344-5895.
 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Hoosier Author Talk with Bruce Johnson

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
MN-Meeting Room B at Main Library
Program Description:
Presentation, Local Interests
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

Join County Historian, Bruce Johnson, for an inspiring discussion of Hoosier authors such as Kurt Vonnegut, Gene Stratton-Porter, James Whitcomb Riley, and the creators of beloved

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Presentation, Local Interests
Event Details:
Join County Historian, Bruce Johnson, for an inspiring discussion of Hoosier authors such as Kurt Vonnegut, Gene Stratton-Porter, James Whitcomb Riley, and the creators of beloved characters Garfield and Clifford the Big Red Dog! ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Start It! Equipment Training

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
LPCPL Exchange
Program Description:
Equipment Training
Age Group:
Teen, Adult
Exchange_Start It! Equipment Training:

Start It! Equipment Training is intended for individuals who would like to begin using equipment at the Library's Makerspace. Complete the Makerspace Safety Training to l

At Capacity
Registration
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Description: Equipment Training
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Start It! Equipment Training is intended for individuals who would like to begin using equipment at the Library's Makerspace. Complete the Makerspace Safety Training to learn more about safety and age requirements at the Exchange. All individuals should complete this tutorial before their first in-person training. 

A different Equipment Training session is required for each piece of equipment. Choose one piece of equipment from list for your training.

To ensure that all customers are accommodated, we kindly ask that each customer limits their number of trainings to one per week.

Note: It is possible that training may take more than 1 hour. 

For training on the Precision Mini Lathe, the Resin 3D Printer, or the Bandsaw, call or email the LPCPL Exchange.

When learning a new skill, it is best to build upon our knowledge step-by-step. To best support a strong foundation of knowledge on the Makerspace equipment, we require the following:

  • General sewing machine training before Heavy Duty sewing machine
  • Sindoh and/or UltiMaker 3D Printer training before Resin 3D Printer
  • X-Carve CNC Machine training before Roland CNC Mill
  • Wood lathe training before Precision Mini Lathe

To learn more about the Library's Makerspace visit our website

Disclaimer(s)

Exchange Safety

During this class, you will work with machinery and a variety of tools. Closed toe shoes are required. Avoid wearing baggy clothing or dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair.

If you have any questions, contact the LPCPL Exchange at 219-344-5895.
 

This event is in the "6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Homeschool Makers

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
EX-Classroom at LPCPL Exchange
Program Description:
Maker
Age Group:
6-11, Teen
Event Details:

Hey homeschoolers—Are you interested in making things or crafting? Looking for new ideas to give away as gifts or keepsakes for yourself? Come make with us! We’ll have a variety of

Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: 6-11, Teen
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:
Hey homeschoolers—Are you interested in making things or crafting? Looking for new ideas to give away as gifts or keepsakes for yourself? Come make with us! We’ll have a variety of fun projects to choose from using different materials and tools. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Checking Your Credit Score

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:30pm
FL-Meeting Room at Fish Lake Branch
Program Description:
Technology
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

Your credit score is an important part of your total financial health, and checking it is important to ensure it is being accurately reported.  Credit is used for several r

Library Branch: Fish Lake Branch
Room: FL-Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Technology
Event Details:
Your credit score is an important part of your total financial health, and checking it is important to ensure it is being accurately reported.  Credit is used for several reasons and can change over time.  In this class, we will help ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Start It! Equipment Training

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
Program Description:
Equipment Training
Age Group:
Teen, Adult
Exchange_Start It! Equipment Training:

Start It! Equipment Training is intended for individuals who would like to begin using equipment at the Library's Makerspace. Complete the Makerspace Safety Training to l

At Capacity
Registration
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Description: Equipment Training
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Start It! Equipment Training is intended for individuals who would like to begin using equipment at the Library's Makerspace. Complete the Makerspace Safety Training to learn more about safety and age requirements at the Exchange. All individuals should complete this tutorial before their first in-person training. 

A different Equipment Training session is required for each piece of equipment. Choose one piece of equipment from list for your training.

To ensure that all customers are accommodated, we kindly ask that each customer limits their number of trainings to one per week.

Note: It is possible that training may take more than 1 hour. 

For training on the Precision Mini Lathe, the Resin 3D Printer, or the Bandsaw, call or email the LPCPL Exchange.

When learning a new skill, it is best to build upon our knowledge step-by-step. To best support a strong foundation of knowledge on the Makerspace equipment, we require the following:

  • General sewing machine training before Heavy Duty sewing machine
  • Sindoh and/or UltiMaker 3D Printer training before Resin 3D Printer
  • X-Carve CNC Machine training before Roland CNC Mill
  • Wood lathe training before Precision Mini Lathe

To learn more about the Library's Makerspace visit our website

Disclaimer(s)

Exchange Safety

During this class, you will work with machinery and a variety of tools. Closed toe shoes are required. Avoid wearing baggy clothing or dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair.

If you have any questions, contact the LPCPL Exchange at 219-344-5895.
 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Storytime for Adults

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
MN-Meeting Room B at Main Library
Program Description:
Presentation, Storytime
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

Join us for Grown-Up Storytime because why should the kiddos get to have all the fun? At Grown-Up Storytime we will read from short stories, excerpts from novels, maybe even some p

Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Presentation, Storytime
Event Details:
Join us for Grown-Up Storytime because why should the kiddos get to have all the fun? At Grown-Up Storytime we will read from short stories, excerpts from novels, maybe even some poetry! Each reading will be about 10 minutes long. Bring a friend...

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Storytime Under the Stars

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
UM-Anna's Orchard at Union Mills Branch
Program Description:
Storytime
Age Group:
Family
Event Details:

Come experience the magic of storytime under the stars! We will be reading a story about the moon and creating a fun craft. We will also learn the basics of how to use a telescope

Library Branch: Union Mills Branch
Room: UM-Anna's Orchard
Age Group: Family
Program Description: Storytime
Event Details:
Come experience the magic of storytime under the stars! We will be reading a story about the moon and creating a fun craft. We will also learn the basics of how to use a telescope and will have the chance to use it to view the moon and stars!  ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Morning Makers

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 9:30am - 11:30am
EX-Classroom at LPCPL Exchange
Program Description:
Maker
Age Group:
Adult
Event Details:

Join your fellow crafters and makers for this monthly gathering where we will work on various projects at the Exchange Makerspace! We’ll gather at the Exchange from 9:30-11:30

Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:
Join your fellow crafters and makers for this monthly gathering where we will work on various projects at the Exchange Makerspace! We’ll gather at the Exchange from 9:30-11:30 on the 4th Thursday of the month to share tips and tricks, chat, and ...

Disclaimer(s)

Exchange Safety

During this class, you will work with machinery and a variety of tools. Closed toe shoes are required. Avoid wearing baggy clothing or dangling jewelry, and tie back long hair.

If you have any questions, contact the LPCPL Exchange at 219-344-5895.