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All Day
10 am
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Bookies

10:00am - 11:00am
Rolling Prairie Branch
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Library Branch: Rolling Prairie Branch
Room: RP-Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Book Discussion, Special Event
Event Details:
Happy New Year, Bookies! As the first club meeting of the New Year, we will discuss our upcoming book selections for 2024. There will also be a trivia competition for everyone to participate in - come join in on the fun!   ...
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 "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 "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
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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

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

Free Reading Screening

10:00am - 10:15am
Main Library
Closed
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Study Room A
Age Group: 6-11, Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Next Step Learning is an organization that helps students of all ages who struggle with reading and comprehension. Next Step is offering a free reading screening, using the Gray Oral Reading Test (GORT), so that parents can get a sense of t...
This event is in the "6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Free Reading Screening

10:00am - 10:15am
Main Library
Closed
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Study Room B
Age Group: 6-11, Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Next Step Learning is an organization that helps students of all ages who struggle with reading and comprehension. Next Step is offering a free reading screening, using the Gray Oral Reading Test (GORT), so that parents can get a sense of t...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Cancelled

Make It! Sawtooth Star Quilt Block

10:00am - 12:00pm
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:
Learn how to make a classic quilt block – the Sawtooth Star! In this class, you’ll learn the basics of quilt piecing and assemble a sawtooth star block. This versatile and classic quilt block can be used in different sewing projects like bags, coaste...

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.

Free Reading Screening

10:15am - 10:30am
Main Library
Closed
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Study Room A
Age Group: 6-11, Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Next Step Learning is an organization that helps students of all ages who struggle with reading and comprehension. Next Step is offering a free reading screening, using the Gray Oral Reading Test (GORT), so that parents can get a sense of t...
This event is in the "6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Free Reading Screening

10:15am - 10:30am
Main Library
Closed
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Study Room B
Age Group: 6-11, Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Next Step Learning is an organization that helps students of all ages who struggle with reading and comprehension. Next Step is offering a free reading screening, using the Gray Oral Reading Test (GORT), so that parents can get a sense of t...
This event is in the "6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Free Reading Screening

10:30am - 10:45am
Main Library
Closed
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Study Room A
Age Group: 6-11, Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Next Step Learning is an organization that helps students of all ages who struggle with reading and comprehension. Next Step is offering a free reading screening, using the Gray Oral Reading Test (GORT), so that parents can get a sense of t...
This event is in the "6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Free Reading Screening

10:30am - 10:45am
Main Library
Closed
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Study Room B
Age Group: 6-11, Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Next Step Learning is an organization that helps students of all ages who struggle with reading and comprehension. Next Step is offering a free reading screening, using the Gray Oral Reading Test (GORT), so that parents can get a sense of t...
This event is in the "6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Free Reading Screening

10:45am - 11:00am
Main Library
Closed
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Study Room A
Age Group: 6-11, Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Next Step Learning is an organization that helps students of all ages who struggle with reading and comprehension. Next Step is offering a free reading screening, using the Gray Oral Reading Test (GORT), so that parents can get a sense of t...
This event is in the "6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Free Reading Screening

10:45am - 11:00am
Main Library
Closed
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Study Room B
Age Group: 6-11, Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Next Step Learning is an organization that helps students of all ages who struggle with reading and comprehension. Next Step is offering a free reading screening, using the Gray Oral Reading Test (GORT), so that parents can get a sense of t...
11 am
This event is in the "6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Homeschool Hub

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: 6-11, Teen
Program Description: STEAM
This event is in the "6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Free Reading Screening

11:00am - 11:15am
Main Library
Closed
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Study Room A
Age Group: 6-11, Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Next Step Learning is an organization that helps students of all ages who struggle with reading and comprehension. Next Step is offering a free reading screening, using the Gray Oral Reading Test (GORT), so that parents can get a sense of t...
This event is in the "6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Free Reading Screening

11:00am - 11:15am
Main Library
Closed
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Study Room B
Age Group: 6-11, Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Next Step Learning is an organization that helps students of all ages who struggle with reading and comprehension. Next Step is offering a free reading screening, using the Gray Oral Reading Test (GORT), so that parents can get a sense of t...
This event is in the "6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Free Reading Screening

11:15am - 11:30am
Main Library
Closed
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Study Room A
Age Group: 6-11, Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Next Step Learning is an organization that helps students of all ages who struggle with reading and comprehension. Next Step is offering a free reading screening, using the Gray Oral Reading Test (GORT), so that parents can get a sense of t...
This event is in the "6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Free Reading Screening

11:15am - 11:30am
Main Library
Closed
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Study Room B
Age Group: 6-11, Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Next Step Learning is an organization that helps students of all ages who struggle with reading and comprehension. Next Step is offering a free reading screening, using the Gray Oral Reading Test (GORT), so that parents can get a sense of t...
This event is in the "6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Free Reading Screening

11:30am - 11:45am
Main Library
Closed
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Study Room A
Age Group: 6-11, Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Next Step Learning is an organization that helps students of all ages who struggle with reading and comprehension. Next Step is offering a free reading screening, using the Gray Oral Reading Test (GORT), so that parents can get a sense of t...
This event is in the "6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Free Reading Screening

11:30am - 11:45am
Main Library
Closed
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Study Room B
Age Group: 6-11, Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Next Step Learning is an organization that helps students of all ages who struggle with reading and comprehension. Next Step is offering a free reading screening, using the Gray Oral Reading Test (GORT), so that parents can get a sense of t...
This event is in the "6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Free Reading Screening

11:45am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Closed
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Study Room A
Age Group: 6-11, Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Next Step Learning is an organization that helps students of all ages who struggle with reading and comprehension. Next Step is offering a free reading screening, using the Gray Oral Reading Test (GORT), so that parents can get a sense of t...
This event is in the "6-11" group.
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Free Reading Screening

11:45am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Closed
Registration
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Study Room B
Age Group: 6-11, Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Next Step Learning is an organization that helps students of all ages who struggle with reading and comprehension. Next Step is offering a free reading screening, using the Gray Oral Reading Test (GORT), so that parents can get a sense of t...
12 pm
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Cover to Cover with Local Author Matt Werner

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Union Mills Branch
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Library Branch: Union Mills Branch
Room: UM-Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Book Discussion
Event Details:
Please join us for lively conversation concerning this month's selection: Dispatches from a Northern Hoosier by Matt Werner. Feel free to contact us at the Library to borrow your copy or with any questions. As a special event, on this day we'...
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:
Please join us for a lively discussion of this month's selection. Newcomers are always welcome! Our title for discussion is: The Book Woman's Daughter by Kim Michelle Richardson Summary: "Revisit the packhorse librarians of Kentucky wit...
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. 

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 Art Thief by Noah Charney Summary: While three separate thefts are simultaneously investigated in three separate...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Learn It! Sashiko Stitching

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Coolspring Branch
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Library Branch: Coolspring Branch
Room: CS-Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:
Enjoy the Japanese art of Sashiko, or “little stabs” stitching!   In this class, you will learn the basics of Sashiko stitching. Sashiko means little stabs and is a type of traditional Japanese embroidery used for the decorative and functiona...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
Cancelled

Make It! Sawtooth Star Quilt Block

2:00pm - 4:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Teen
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:
Learn how to make a classic quilt block – the Sawtooth Star! In this class, you’ll learn the basics of quilt piecing and assemble a sawtooth star block. This versatile and classic quilt block can be used in different sewing projects like bags, coaste...

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.
 

3 pm
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Setting Up Your New Device

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Coolspring Branch
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Library Branch: Coolspring Branch
Room: CS-Meeting Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Technology
Event Details:
Did you get a new device over the holiday season and need help setting it up? Stop by the Coolspring Branch any time between 3:00-5:00pm to get your device activated and ready to go in the new year - no appointment needed. Please bring in your phone,...
4 pm
5 pm
6 pm
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: 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

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.
 

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.
 

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 "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 evening with New York Times bestselling author Rebecca Serle her bestselling novels, One Italian Summer, In Five Years, The Dinner List, and many more. Register Here. Zoom link sent upon completion...