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

D2B - Design to Build Camp: Squirrel House Edition

10:00am - 2:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
At Capacity
Registration
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, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Learn to design and then build a usable squirrel house! Design will include hand sketch and the use of design software. Proof of concept will be completed through the development of a prototype followed by the actual build.

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.
 

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 "Teen" group.

D2B - Design to Build Camp: Squirrel House Edition

10:00am - 2:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
At Capacity
Registration
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, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Learn to design and then build a usable squirrel house! Design will include hand sketch and the use of design software. Proof of concept will be completed through the development of a prototype followed by the actual build.

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.
 

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 "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.
 

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

BB - Foodie Tuesdays

10:30am - 2:30pm
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
Event Details:

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. 

Join the City of La Porte Park and Recreation Department and the LPCPL Book Bike at Unity Park on third Tuesdays of each month this summer for a delicious and relaxing lunch break.

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

Storytime in the Park

10:00am - 11:00am
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: 0-5, 6-11
Program Description: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for a storytime and craft in the park!

This month we will be visiting Creek Ridge County Park and learning about turtles!

This event is in the "Teen" group.

D2B - Design to Build Camp: Squirrel House Edition

10:00am - 2:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
At Capacity
Registration
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, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Learn to design and then build a usable squirrel house! Design will include hand sketch and the use of design software. Proof of concept will be completed through the development of a prototype followed by the actual build.

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.
 

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 "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.
 

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

Play and Learn Ages 0-3

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

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.

D2B - Design to Build Camp: Squirrel House Edition

10:00am - 2:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
At Capacity
Registration
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, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Learn to design and then build a usable squirrel house! Design will include hand sketch and the use of design software. Proof of concept will be completed through the development of a prototype followed by the actual build.

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.
 

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 "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.

D2B - Design to Build Camp: Squirrel House Edition

10:00am - 2:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
At Capacity
Registration
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, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Learn to design and then build a usable squirrel house! Design will include hand sketch and the use of design software. Proof of concept will be completed through the development of a prototype followed by the actual build.

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.
 

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 "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: 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.
 

This event is in the "Family" group.

Olympic Medals

10:00am - 12:00pm
Kingsford Heights Branch
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Kingsford Heights Branch
Age Group: Family
Program Description: STEAM
Event Details:

Go for the gold (and silver and bronze) to get ready for Paris 2024! Stop by and create your original Olympic medal to wear while you watch the games at home.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Summer Reading Celebration - Foam Fest

10:00am - 12:00pm
Fish Lake Branch
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Library Branch: Fish Lake Branch
Room: FL-Outdoor Space
Age Group: Family
Program Description: Special Event
Event Details:

Celebrate your summer reading success with a FOAM PARTY! Take a break from PaddleFest by having a bubble-tastic time at the Library. Play in the foam and explore the outdoor educational space. Fair weather event only. 

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.
 

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

Farmed & Forged Market

11:00am - 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
Event Details:

Join LPCPL on the 2nd Sunday of the month at Farmed & Forged for a fun family event. 

 

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

ML-Luhr Park

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: 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. 

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

ML-Strengthening Indiana Families

11:30am - 12:30pm
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. 

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

Play and Learn - Ages 0-3

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Coolspring Branch
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Coolspring Branch
Age Group: 0-5
Program Description: Storytime
Event Details:

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.

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

This event is in the "0-5" group.
This event is in the "6-11" group.
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Multipurpose Room
Age Group: 0-5, 6-11
Program Description: Book Discussion
Event Details:

Would you survive a zombie apocalypse?

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

Summer Author Series Viewing Party - Max Brallier

12:45pm - 1:45pm
Coolspring Branch
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Coolspring Branch
Room: CS-Meeting Room
Age Group: 0-5, 6-11
Program Description: Book Discussion
Event Details:

Would you survive a zombie apocalypse?

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

Summer Author Series Viewing Party - Max Brallier

12:45pm - 1:45pm
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, 6-11
Program Description: Book Discussion
Event Details:

Would you survive a zombie apocalypse?

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

Summer Author Series Viewing Party - Max Brallier

12:45pm - 1:45pm
Kingsford Heights Branch
Please note you are looking at an event that has already happened.
Library Branch: Kingsford Heights Branch
Age Group: 0-5, 6-11
Program Description: Book Discussion
Event Details:

Would you survive a zombie apocalypse?

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

Summer Author Series Viewing Party - Max Brallier

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

Would you survive a zombie apocalypse?

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

Summer Author Series Viewing Party - Max Brallier

12:45pm - 1:45pm
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, 6-11
Program Description: Book Discussion
Event Details:

Would you survive a zombie apocalypse?

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

ML-Carriage House 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 "Everyone" group.

Art Club

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Kingsford Heights Branch
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Library Branch: Kingsford Heights Branch
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Local Interests
Event Details:

Are you into textiles, clay, coloring books, pastels, or painting? Come and share your artistic side with others! Bring your work and materials and spend some time sharing, being inspired by others, and creating what you like to do best.

This event is in the "Family" group.

ML- 2024 Summer Playground Program Ben Rees Park

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: 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 "Family" group.

ML-2024 Summer Playground Program Scott Park

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

ML- 2024 Summer Playground Program Koomler Park

2:15pm - 3:15pm
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: 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 "Family" group.

ML- 2024 Summer Playground Program Rumley Park

2:15pm - 3:15pm
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: 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.
3 pm
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

ML- Butterfly Garden Estates

3:30pm - 4:30pm
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. 

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

Make It! Embroider a Constellation

4:00pm - 6:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
At Capacity
Registration
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Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

Learn basic embroidery skills and stitch a constellation. You’ll also learn about simple electrical circuits so you can add an LED sequin for embellishment and really make your project shine! 

5 pm
This event is in the "Family" 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: 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.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

LPCPL Exchange Mural Community Meeting

5:00pm - 7:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
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Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Event Details:

Exciting news - the LPCPL Exchange is getting a mural!

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Talk and Stitch Tuesdays

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

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.
 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Stretch and Refresh Yoga

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Coolspring Branch
At Capacity
Registration
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Library Branch: Coolspring Branch
Room: CS-Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Health and Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
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 event is in the "0-5" group.
This event is in the "6-11" group.

Cooking with Kids

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Multipurpose Room
Age Group: 0-5, 6-11
Program Description: Health and Wellness
Event Details:

In this event series, we will learn basic cooking skills, promote healthy eating habits, and enjoy some yummy food together! Today we will be making a strawberry almond milkshake! Cooking experience is not required.

Disclaimer(s)

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 "Everyone" group.
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Meeting Room B
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Board Meeting

Public Meeting of the La Porte County Public Library Board of Trustees.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Carts in the Park: FOAM and Bubble Party!

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Library in the Community
Offsite Event
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Library Branch: Library in the Community
Age Group: Everyone
Program Description: Games and Play
Event Details:

LPCPL is bringing FOAM to Carts in the Park! Join your friends and family at the Hanna Park for a bubble-tastic Foam Party. Fair weather event only.

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

Start It! Equipment Training

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

This event is in the "Teen" 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
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.
 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Make It! Cricut® Mug Press

6:00pm - 7:30pm
LPCPL Exchange
At Capacity
Registration
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Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:

Create your own mug and learn new skills using the Cricut® and Cricut® Mug Press at the Library Makerspace!

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.
 

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

ML-Arts in the Park

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library in the Community
Offsite Event
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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.