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All Day
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Eclipse Viewing Party at Creek Ridge County Park

All Day
Library in the Community
Offsite Event
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Library in the Community
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Special Event
Event Details:
We have partnered with the LaPorte County Public Parks to have an eclipse viewing party! We will be at both Creek Ridge and Luhr County Parks from 11:30am to 4:00pm today. Make an eclipse viewer, participate in a STEM eclipse project, and enjoy a pla...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Eclipse Viewing Party at Luhr County Park

All Day
Library in the Community
Offsite Event
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Library in the Community
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Special Event
Event Details:
We have partnered with the LaPorte County Public Parks to have an eclipse viewing party! We will be at both Creek Ridge and Luhr County Parks from 11:30am to 4:00pm today. Make an eclipse viewer, participate in a STEM eclipse project, and enjoy a pla...
9 am
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Meet the Resin 3D Printer - Drop in Event

9:30am - 11:30am
LPCPL Exchange
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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.
 

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
At Capacity
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 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

10:30am - 11:30am
LPCPL Exchange
At Capacity
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 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 "0-5" group.

Stories and More

10:00am - 10:30am
Union Mills Branch
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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 "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 "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Sports Fever: Baseball

10:00am - 11:30am
LPCPL Exchange
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:
Play ball! Show everyone in the stands who your favorite player is using the Cricut and Heat Press. Learn how to repurpose old equipment like balls and gloves to make accessories you can gift to your child’s coach or keep for yourself to celebrate Am...

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

Homeschool Hub

11:00am - 12:00pm
Library in the Community
Offsite Event
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Library in the Community
Age Group: 6-11, Teen
Program Description: STEAM
Event Details:
Today is the day of the solar eclipse, and we will be at Creek Ridge and Luhr County Parks to celebrate! Please join us at either location for stories, crafts, and to watch the eclipse.  For more information on our special eclipse events, ...
12 pm
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Page Turners

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Main Library
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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: Zero Days by Ruth Ware Summary: "Hired by companies to break into buildings and hack security systems, Jack and...
1 pm
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

ML-Maple City Square Apartments

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library in the Community
Offsite Event
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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 "0-5" group.

Toddler Tales

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Fish Lake Branch
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Fish Lake Branch
Room: FL-Meeting Room
Age Group: 0-5
Program Description: Storytime
Event Details:
Engage with storytime for toddlers, featuring readings from a representative of the La Porte County Family Resource Center, a local organization committed to "Strengthening Indiana Families." ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Virtual Author Talk with Colum McCann

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Online
Virtual Event
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Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Book Discussion
Event Details:
Join us for an afternoon with National Book Award-winner Colum McCann as he is joined by Diane Foley, the inspiration behind the heartrending book American Mother. Register Here. Zoom link sent upon completion of registration. American Mot...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Tech Help Table

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Hanna Branch
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Library Branch: Hanna Branch
Room: HA-Meeting Room
Age Group: Everyone
Event Details:
Have questions about your iPad? How about your smartphone? Laptop giving you a headache? Come in and speak with one of our Digital Navigators to better understand your technology and how it can work for you! We can help you with anything from le...
2 pm
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Hooked on Books

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Fish Lake Branch
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Summary: "A book burning official in a future fascist state finds out that ...
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Sports Fever: Baseball

2:00pm - 3:30pm
LPCPL Exchange
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Teen, Adult
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:
Play ball! Show everyone in the stands who your favorite player is using the Cricut and Heat Press. Learn how to repurpose old equipment like balls and gloves to make accessories you can gift to your child’s coach or keep for yourself to celebrate Am...

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

Ribbon Cutting

4:00pm - 6:00pm
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: Special Event
Event Details:
Join us as we unveil the Exchange's newest additions - cutting-edge equipment thanks to the generous support of the Howmet Aerospace Foundation! See skilled demonstrations on the new multi-material and resin 3D printers, CNC router, mini lathe, an...
5 pm
This event is in the "Teen" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Meet the Resin 3D Printer - Drop in Event

5:30pm - 7:30pm
LPCPL Exchange
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
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.
 

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
At Capacity
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 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

6:00pm - 7:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
At Capacity
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 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

6:00pm - 7:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
At Capacity
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 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.