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

Start It! Equipment Training

10:30am - 11:30am
LPCPL Exchange
Closed
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Description: Equipment Training
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1

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

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

10:30am - 11:30am
LPCPL Exchange
Closed
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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 Maker 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.  

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 "0-5" group.

Stories and More

10:00am - 10:30am
Union Mills Branch
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Library Branch: Union Mills Branch
Room: UM-Meeting Room
Age Group: 0-5
Program Description: Storytime
Event Details:
Get set for school, with stories, songs, movement and more! Preparation begins long before preschool and kindergarten registration. Storytimes build skills needed and provide helpful tips for adults to use at home. Structured around the Every Child R...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Make It! Wood Turned Ornament

10:00am - 12:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
Closed
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Transform wood blanks into festive ornaments with the lathe. Practice following a pattern and using measuring tools to make a tree, snowman, light, or bauble. ...

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 "0-5" group.

Play and Learn Ages 0-3

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Multipurpose Room
Age Group: 0-5
Program Description: Storytime

Sing, move, dance, and rhyme with us during this interactive storytime!

Babies and their grown-up are encouraged to engage and participate in a storytime structured around the Every Child Ready to Read™ curriculum! Classes incorporate books, technology, movement, and hands-on practice to engage children and adults in a fun, friendly environment.

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

Start It! Equipment Training

10:30am - 11:30am
LPCPL Exchange
Closed
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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 Maker 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.  

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 "0-5" group.

Stories and More - Ages 3-5

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
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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 "Adult" group.

ML-Miller's Merry Manor Lobby Stop

10:00am - 11:00am
Library in the Community
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Library Branch: Library in the Community
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Community Stop
Event Details:
The La Porte County Public Library is excited to bring its services right to your lobby monthly! We offer a wide variety of books, movies, and other resources for your enjoyment.You can:Borrow popular books, DVDs, and more -- just like at the library...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Start It! Equipment Training

10:30am - 11:30am
LPCPL Exchange
Closed
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Description: Equipment Training
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1

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

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

10:30am - 11:30am
LPCPL Exchange
Closed
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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 Maker 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.  

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.
 

11 am
This event is in the "Adult" group.

ML-Oak Woods Manor Lobby Stop

11:30am - 12:30pm
Library in the Community
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Library Branch: Library in the Community
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Community Stop
Event Details:
The La Porte County Public Library is excited to bring its services right to your lobby! We offer a wide variety of books, movies, and other resources for your enjoyment.You can:Borrow popular books, DVDs, and more -- just like at the library!Get a l...
12 pm
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Page Turners

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Book Discussion
Event Details:
Join us for a lively discussion as we talk about this month's festive book club selection: The Christmas Promise by Richard Paul Evans About the book:  "This holiday season, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The No...
1 pm
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

ML-Maple City Square Apartments

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library in the Community
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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 "Adult" group.
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Book Discussion
Event Details:
Join us for an afternoon with New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Land her bestselling memoir, Class: A Memoir of Motherhood, Hunger, and Higher Education.  Register Here. Zoom link sent upon completion of registra...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

ML-Brentwood Lobby Stop

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library in the Community
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Library in the Community
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Community Stop
Event Details:
The La Porte County Public Library is excited to bring its services right to your lobby monthly! We offer a wide variety of books, movies, and other resources for your enjoyment.You can:Borrow popular books, DVDs, and more -- just like at the library...
2 pm
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Hooked on Books

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Fish Lake Branch
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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: The It Girl by Ruth Ware Summary: After John Neville, the man convicted of killing her best friend April 10 yea...
3 pm
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Teen ChangeMAKErs - Making for good

3:00pm - 5:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
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Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Teen
Program Description: Maker

Spend your Monday afternoons at the Exchange Makerspace. We provide the supplies and training, you make cool things that can be donated to people and animals in need! You can even earn service hours while learning something new and having fun. 

First time at the LPCPL Exchange? A parent/guardian will need to sign a waiver before you can use certain equipment. 

4 pm
This event is in the "Family" group.

Holiday Crafting

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Meeting Room B
Age Group: Family
Program Description: Special Event
Event Details:
Get in the holiday spirit with a festive craft for the entire family! Create your own wooden ornament for your tree with fingerprint artwork! The creative designs are unlimited! Create a reindeer, gingerbread, wreath, Christmas lights, snowman, or mo...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Holiday Pigeon Party

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Hanna Branch
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Library Branch: Hanna Branch
Room: HA-Meeting Room
Age Group: Family
Program Description: Storytime
Event Details:
Happy Holidays at the Hanna Branch! Join us to sip on some hot cocoa while reading Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Sleigh by Mo Willems. Then, we'll make a fun Handprint Pigeon ornament for you to take home!  ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Make It! Cricut Garland

4:00pm - 5:30pm
LPCPL Exchange
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:
Looking for a simple way to spruce up your home holiday decorations this year? Come learn how to make a simple winter garland using the Cricut and Cricut Design Space. There will be some designs pre-cut already to make your garland or you can create ...
5 pm
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Make It! Wood Turned Ornament

5:30pm - 7:30pm
LPCPL Exchange
Closed
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Transform wood blanks into festive ornaments with the lathe. Practice following a pattern and using measuring tools to make a tree, snowman, light, or bauble. ...

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! Lathe Pen Turning

5:30pm - 7:30pm
LPCPL Exchange
Closed
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Make your own custom pen 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 pen you...

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! Wood Turned Ornament

5:30pm - 7:30pm
LPCPL Exchange
Closed
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Transform wood blanks into festive ornaments with the lathe. Practice following a pattern and using measuring tools to make a tree, snowman, light, or bauble. ...

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.
 

6 pm
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Reading Wi-Fi Garden
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Special Event
Event Details:
Join Silly Safari at the La Porte County Public Library to meet a live reindeer of the North Pole! This event is open to all ages and is a wonderful way to get in the holiday spirit! This photo op will take place outdoors in the Reading Wi-Fi Gard...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Start It! Equipment Training

6:00pm - 7:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
Closed
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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 Maker 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.  

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.
 

7 pm
This event is in the "Family" group.

Storytime with the Symphony

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Coolspring Branch
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Library Branch: Coolspring Branch
Room: CS-Meeting Room
Age Group: Family
Program Description: Special Event, Storytime
Event Details:
Five members of the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra will be making a special visit to the Coolspring Library on Thursday, December 14th at 7 p.m. for an evening of Christmas carols to help ring in the holiday season! Children can also make holiday...