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This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:
Want to learn more about what you can make with the embroidery machines at the Library Makerspace? Learn about advanced techniques like: applique, working with tricky fabrics, and the basics of how to develop your own embroidery designs in ...

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.

 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Checking Your Credit Score

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Meeting Room B
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 "Adult" group.

Make It! Leather Trinket Tray

10:00am - 12:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:
Make your own trinket tray for holding jewelry, candy, small crafting supplies, or other little items! We’ll use leather and learn how to make this customizable project that also makes a great gift.  ...

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! Engrave a Cheese Board

6:00pm - 7:30pm
LPCPL Exchange
Open
Registration
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Want to learn how to use the laser engraver to make fancy cheese boards known as charcuterie boards? Pick from 3 different templates and engrave your own board to take home with you! Learn All About Charcuterie (Cheese Boards) on August 22 fr...

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.

Power of Budgeting Workshop

10:00am - 11:00am
Rolling Prairie Branch
Library Branch: Rolling Prairie Branch
Room: RP-Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Presentation
Event Details:
Budgeting is a tool that can help you set yourself up for financial freedom. Tracking your income, learning about your monthly expenses, and knowing how to utilize any money leftover is the very first step. Not sure where to start? Come learn all ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Make It! Lathe Salt and Pepper Shakers

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: 5
Event Details:
Learn to use the lathe while making your own salt and pepper shakers!  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. Salt and pepper shakers are ...

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.

Make It! Lathe Salt and Pepper Shakers

2:00pm - 4:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
Open
Registration
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Learn to use the lathe while making your own salt and pepper shakers!  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. Salt and pepper shakers are ...

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.

Make It! Silver Solder Pendant

5:30pm - 7:30pm
LPCPL Exchange
Open
Registration
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
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.

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.

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: Courtiers: Intrigue, Ambition, and the Power Players behind the House of Windsor by Valentine Low  Summary: ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

All About Charcuterie (Cheese Boards)

6:00pm - 7:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
Open
Registration
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Presentation, Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Details:
Have you always wanted to know what charcuterie is and how to present a beautiful charcuterie board? Chrissie Lai, Health and Human Sciences Educator from the Purdue Extension Office, will demonstrate how to make healthy and delicious food choices. ...

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.

 

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 "Adult" group.

Make It! Sew a Rope Bowl

6:00pm - 7:30pm
LPCPL Exchange
Open
Registration
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Learn the basics of sewing and transform cotton rope into a beautiful bowl! You will leave with new sewing skills and a new, useful container!   ...

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.

Readers Corner

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Coolspring Branch
Library Branch: Coolspring Branch
Room: CS-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: Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty Summary: "If your mother was missing, would you tell the police? Even if th...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Make It! X-Carve + Resin

10:00am - 12:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:
Thanks to a Howmet Aerospace Foundation grant, we now have a huge CNC machine! Learn about how to carve projects on material up to 4x4 feet.  In this class, we will demonstrate how the X-Carve can make signs. After, we will help participants ...

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.
 

Labor 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
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 Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid Summary: "Aging and reclusive Hollywood movie icon Eve...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Readers Corner

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Coolspring Branch
Library Branch: Coolspring Branch
Room: CS-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: Simply Lies by David Baldacci Summary: "Mickey Gibson, single mother and former detective, leads a hectic life ...
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: Incomparable Grace: JFK in the Presidency by Mark K. Updegrove  Summary: Nearly sixty years after his deat...
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: Pioneer Girl by Bich Minh Nguyen Summary: "Discovering a family heirloom that her mother may have received from...
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: The White House Plumbers: The Seven Weeks that Led to Watergate and Doomed Nixon’s Presidency by Egil Krogh Summar...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Readers Corner

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Coolspring Branch
Library Branch: Coolspring Branch
Room: CS-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: Opera Sisters by Marianne Monson Summary: "Based on the true story of the Cook sisters, who smuggled valuables ...
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 Divorce Colony: How Women Revolutionized Marriage and Found Freedom on the American Frontier by April White Su...