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10 am
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

MC- La Porte County Fair

10:00am - 5:00pm
Library in the Community
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library in the Community
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Community Stop
Event Details:

Find us at the La Porte County Fair all week long!

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

MC- La Porte County Fair

10:00am - 5:00pm
Library in the Community
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library in the Community
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Community Stop
Event Details:

Find us at the La Porte County Fair all week long!

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
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 "Everyone" group.

MC- La Porte County Fair

10:00am - 5:00pm
Library in the Community
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library in the Community
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Community Stop
Event Details:

Find us at the La Porte County Fair all week long!

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
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
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.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

MC- La Porte County Fair

10:00am - 5:00pm
Library in the Community
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library in the Community
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Community Stop
Event Details:

Find us at the La Porte County Fair all week long!

This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Performance
Event Details:

Crikey! Join the Caterpillar Hunter on another exciting adventure as he travels around the world to rescue a rare endangered parrot known as the Kakapo from New Zealand.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

MC- La Porte County Fair

10:00am - 5:00pm
Library in the Community
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library in the Community
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Community Stop
Event Details:

Find us at the La Porte County Fair all week long!

This event is in the "0-5" group.

Stories and More Ages 3-5

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

MC- La Porte County Fair

10:00am - 5:00pm
Library in the Community
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library in the Community
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Community Stop
Event Details:

Find us at the La Porte County Fair all week long!

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

MC- La Porte County Fair

10:00am - 5:00pm
Library in the Community
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library in the Community
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Community Stop
Event Details:

Find us at the La Porte County Fair all week long!

11 am
12 pm
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!

This event is in the "0-5" group.
This event is in the "6-11" group.

Summer Author Series Viewing Party - Kate DiCamillo

12:45pm - 1:45pm
Kingsford Heights Branch
Library Branch: Kingsford Heights Branch
Age Group: 0-5, 6-11
Program Description: Book Discussion
Event Details:

Join us for a visit to Deckawoo Drive with everyone’s favorite adventure loving pig, Mercy Watson!

This event is in the "0-5" group.
This event is in the "6-11" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Multipurpose Room
Age Group: 0-5, 6-11
Program Description: Book Discussion
Event Details:

Join us for a visit to Deckawoo Drive with everyone’s favorite adventure loving pig, Mercy Watson!

This event is in the "0-5" group.
This event is in the "6-11" group.
Library Branch: Coolspring Branch
Room: CS-Meeting Room
Age Group: 0-5, 6-11
Program Description: Book Discussion
Event Details:

Join us for a visit to Deckawoo Drive with everyone’s favorite adventure loving pig, Mercy Watson!

This event is in the "0-5" group.
This event is in the "6-11" group.
Library Branch: Fish Lake Branch
Room: FL-Meeting Room
Age Group: 0-5, 6-11
Program Description: Book Discussion
Event Details:

Join us for a visit to Deckawoo Drive with everyone’s favorite adventure loving pig, Mercy Watson!

This event is in the "0-5" group.
This event is in the "6-11" group.

Summer Author Series Viewing Party - Kate DiCamillo

12:45pm - 1:45pm
Rolling Prairie Branch
Library Branch: Rolling Prairie Branch
Room: RP-Meeting Room
Age Group: 0-5, 6-11
Program Description: Book Discussion
Event Details:

Join us for a visit to Deckawoo Drive with everyone’s favorite adventure loving pig, Mercy Watson!

This event is in the "0-5" group.
This event is in the "6-11" group.

Summer Author Series Viewing Party - Kate DiCamillo

12:45pm - 1:45pm
Union Mills Branch
Library Branch: Union Mills Branch
Room: UM-Meeting Room
Age Group: 0-5, 6-11
Program Description: Book Discussion
Event Details:

Join us for a visit to Deckawoo Drive with everyone’s favorite adventure loving pig, Mercy Watson!

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

ML-Maple City Square Apartments

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library in the Community
Offsite Event
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 "Everyone" group.

Salsa Making

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Kingsford Heights Branch
Library Branch: Kingsford Heights Branch
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Gardening and Nature
Event Details:

Using the fresh herbs and veggies that we have grown here at the Kingsford Heights Branch, we will be making and then tasting our own homemade salsa! Feel free to bring your own salsa recipe to share with others. 

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

ML-2024 Summer Playground Program Allesee Park

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Library in the Community
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library in the Community
Age Group: Family
Program Description: Community Stop
Event Details:

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 stop is in partnership with the La Porte Park and Recreation Department offering a FREE drop-in program that will have a ton of fun activities for local children throughout summer break located in five neighborhood parks.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

"Painting" With Fabric: Fiber Arts Space Scene

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Coolspring Branch
Library Branch: Coolspring Branch
Room: CS-Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:

Continue "Summer Under the Stars" and create your own space scene using fabric and iron-on adhesive to make a one-of-a-kind view of what you might see while gazing at the night sky.

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!

This event is in the "Family" group.

ML- Creek Ridge County Park

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library in the Community
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library in the Community
Age Group: Family
Program Description: Community Stop
Event Details:

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. 

Enjoy LPCPL and the park! Check out a book from the LPCPL Mobile Library, then pick your favorite spot to read in nature! 
3 pm
4 pm
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

BB-Dunebrook Pop-Up Playdate Splash Bash at La Park

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Book Bike
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Book Bike
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Community Stop

Join the Book Bike in your neighborhood! 

At the Book Bike, you can:

  • Learn more about La Porte County Public Library
  • Get a library card or update your account
  • Access LPCPL's digital resources like eBooks, eAudiobooks, and more -- just like at the library!

Do you have an event you'd like the Book Bike to attend? Know a good place for the Book Bike to stop? Email outreach@laportelibrary.org to get started. 

This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Library Branch: Hanna Branch
Room: HA-Outdoor Space
Age Group: Everyone
Event Details:

Enjoy building your Pokémon knowledge, meeting other fans in your community, and focusing on fun. Come paint rocks to look like your favorite characters, hide them outside, and leave them for other fans to find!

5 pm
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Reading Wi-Fi Garden
Age Group: Family
Program Description: Storytime, Health and Wellness
Event Details:

Enjoy a storytime and yoga in our outdoor space where there is plenty of room to stretch out and unwind. This all-levels yoga is a great opportunity for kids and their families to practice healthy living strategies together.

6 pm
This event is in the "Teen" group.

Start It! Equipment Training

6:00pm - 7:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
Open
Registration
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Teen
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.

Start It! Equipment Training

6:00pm - 7:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
Open
Registration
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Teen
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.
 

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

ML-Arts in the Park

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library in the Community
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library in the Community
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Community Stop
Event Details:

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. 

Come join us for 2024 La Porte City Band Concert Series. ​The La Porte City Band, founded in 1879, is the oldest continuously operating municipal band in the United States.