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Make Your Own Fascinator

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Rolling Prairie Branch
Library Branch: Rolling Prairie Branch
Room: RP-Meeting Room
Age Group: 6-11, Teen, Adult
Program Description: Presentation
Event Details:
With the Kentucky Derby happening in two days, get in the spirit by creating your very own fascinator! Fascinators are ornamental headpieces, typically attached to a band or clip and come in spring colors to make your outfit pop! They are the perfect...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Learn It! Clothing Mending Basics

6:00pm - 7:30pm
LPCPL Exchange
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:
Do you have clothing that needs fixing? Do you want to learn how to mend it yourself? In this class, you will learn the darning mending technique. Darning is method of mending holes in knitwear, such as sweaters or socks.  Learn this techn...

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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.

 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Intro to Cross Stitch

10:00am - 12:00pm
Coolspring Branch
Library Branch: Coolspring Branch
Room: CS-Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:
Have you always wanted to learn how to cross stitch or learned years ago and would like a refresher? Join us for this program where we will learn about basic supplies, techniques and stitch a small design. You just might pick up a fun new h...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

How to Apply for Jobs Online

10:00am - 12:30pm
Rolling Prairie Branch
Library Branch: Rolling Prairie Branch
Room: RP-Meeting Room
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Description: Technology
Event Details:
Come learn how to apply for jobs online from one of our Digital Navigators! Applying for jobs can be a stressful process, but you don't need to do it alone! Learn all about the do's and dont's of applying for jobs online to take some of that stress o...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Bookies

10:00am - 11:00am
Rolling Prairie Branch
Library Branch: Rolling Prairie Branch
Room: RP-Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Book Discussion
Event Details:
Please join us for a lively discussion of this month's selection. Newcomers are always welcome! Our title for discussion: Founding Mothers: The Women who Raised our Nation by Cokie Roberts Summary: "Cokie Roberts's number one New Y...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Cover to Cover

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Union Mills Branch
Library Branch: Union Mills Branch
Room: UM-Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Book Discussion
Event Details:
Please join us for a lively discussion of this month's selection. Newcomers are always welcome! Our title for discussion: Lost Roses: A Novel (Woolsey-Ferriday) by Martha Hall Kelly Summary: "It is 1914 and the world has been on th...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Meet the X-Carve, Plus Resin Pouring

6:00pm - 7:30pm
LPCPL Exchange
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:
It's here! Thanks to a Howmet Aerospace Foundation grant, we now have a huge CNC machine! Learn about ways you can use the machine - it can make projects on material up to 4 x 4 feet. In this class we will demonstrate how the X-Carve can make sign...

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 "Adult" group.

Talk and Stitch Tuesdays

5:30pm - 7:30pm
LPCPL Exchange
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:
Do you dream about fabric? Take your knitting project everywhere you go? Want to learn about different forms of fiber arts and discover a new hobby? Join us for Talk and Stitch Tuesdays at the Exchange! We’re inviting all Sewists, Quilters, Knitters,...

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.

Make It! Sew a Coaster Set

10:00am - 11:30am
LPCPL Exchange
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:
Join us and learn to sew simple fabric coasters! This is a great beginner sewing project or a quick sewing project for those who have more experience. These coasters assemble in a clever way, are simple to sew, and make a great gift!  ...

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 "Adult" group.

Hooked on Books

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Fish Lake Branch
Library Branch: Fish Lake Branch
Room: FL-Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Book Discussion
Event Details:
Please join us for a lively discussion of this month's selection. Newcomers are always welcome! Our title for discussion is: Full Life: Reflections at Ninety by Jimmy Carter Summary: "Jimmy Carter, thirty-ninth President, Nobel Peace Pr...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Make It! Sew a Coaster Set

6:00pm - 7:30pm
LPCPL Exchange
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:
Join us and learn to sew simple fabric coasters! This is a great beginner sewing project or a quick sewing project for those who have more experience. These coasters assemble in a clever way, are simple to sew, and make a great gift!  ...

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 "Adult" group.

Stroll Along the Avenues

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Reading Wi-Fi Garden
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Local Interests
Event Details:
Learn more about the historic homes located on Indiana and Michigan Avenues on this walking tour of the Historic District of La Porte. We'll meet in the Reading Wi-Fi Garden by the historic marker on Indiana Avenue. This guided tour will last approxi...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Meet the Embroidery Machine - Drop in Event

10:00am - 12:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
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 can stitch de...

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.

Meet the Embroidery Machine - Drop in Event

2:00pm - 4:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
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 can stitch de...

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 "Adult" group.

Page Turners

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Book Discussion
Event Details:
Please join us for a lively discussion of this month's selection. Newcomers are always welcome! Our title for discussion is: The Rabbit Hutch by Tess Gunty Summary: "Blandine isn't like the other residents of her building. An online ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Meet the Resin 3D Printer - Drop in Event

10:00am - 12:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:
It's here! Thanks to a Howmet Aerospace Foundation grant, we have a resin 3D printer!  Drop by anytime during this session to see how the resin printer works, how you clean and cure your print, and ask questions.  ...

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 "Adult" group.

Stretch and Refresh Yoga

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Coolspring Branch
Library Branch: Coolspring Branch
Room: CS-Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Event Details:
Yoga is a great way to improve your balance, flexibility, and strength. Whether you’re an experienced yogi or are interested in picking up a new hobby, come stretch and refresh your body and mind with all-levels yoga. This class is for adults of a...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Make It! Silver Solder Pendant

10:00am - 12:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
Open
Registration
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Local artist, Debbie Ault, will teach us how she transforms broken dishes into gorgeous accessories by soldering with silver. She will demonstrate how to prepare the ceramic pieces, then lead you through the steps to solder your own pendant. Previ...

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.

Talk and Stitch Tuesdays

5:30pm - 7:30pm
LPCPL Exchange
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:
Do you dream about fabric? Take your knitting project everywhere you go? Want to learn about different forms of fiber arts and discover a new hobby? Join us for Talk and Stitch Tuesdays at the Exchange! We’re inviting all Sewists, Quilters, Knitters,...

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.

Morning Makers

9:30am - 11:30am
LPCPL Exchange
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.
 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Talking Books

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Kingsford Heights Branch
Library Branch: Kingsford Heights Branch
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Book Discussion
Event Details:
Please join us for a lively discussion of this month's selection. Newcomers are always welcome! Our title for discussion is: Sam’s Letters to Jennifer by James Patterson  Summary: Discover two extraordinary romantic stories about t...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Crocheting Eco-Friendly Cleaning Supplies

10:00am - 12:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:
Learn how to crochet washcloths, facial cotton pads, dish scrubbies, and more! This is a great opportunity to commit to using reusable materials in your everyday life. Beginners and those with more experience with the hook will learn something new...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Chair Yoga

9:30am - 10:30am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Special Event
Event Details:
Join us for a hour of FREE chair yoga! In this hour, we will focus on breath and mindful movement while seated. There may be brief moments of standing with the option to remain seated, and all poses will have multiple variations/m...

Memorial Day

All Day
All Branches
Closing
Branches:
Book Bike, Coolspring Branch, Fish Lake Branch, Hanna Branch, Kingsford Heights Branch, LPCPL Exchange, Main Library, Mobile Library, Rolling Prairie Branch, Union Mills Branch, Library in the Community, Online