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

Morning Makers

9:30am - 11:30am
LPCPL Exchange
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Event Details:

Join your fellow crafters and makers for this monthly gathering where we will work on various projects at the Exchange Makerspace!

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.
 

LakeFest Kids Fun Zone

9:00am - 11:00am
Library in the Community
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library in the Community
Program Description: Community Stop
Event Details:

Looking for a fun-filled morning for your kids? We’ve got a variety of games and activities planned for the 2024 LakeFest Kids Fun Zone, guaranteed to provide endless laughs and entertainment for kids of all ages.

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

Cybersecurity Camp

10:00am - 2:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
Open
Registration
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Teen
Program Description: Maker, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

Join us for five days of hands-on labs & game play activities, & learn about the cybersecurity and IT world! Topics include phishing, ethical hacking, computer language for coding, programming, and networking, and more.

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 "Adult" group.

Senior Center Tech Help Table

10:30am - 12:30pm
Library in the Community
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library in the Community
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Technology
Event Details:

Tech Help Table at the Activity Center for Older Adults. We are able to help answer your questions about your phone, laptop, or mobile device you might not be familiar with! Bring it in and we can teach you the basics on how to use it. 

This event is in the "Teen" group.

Cybersecurity Camp

10:00am - 2:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
Open
Registration
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Teen
Program Description: Maker, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

Join us for five days of hands-on labs & game play activities, & learn about the cybersecurity and IT world! Topics include phishing, ethical hacking, computer language for coding, programming, and networking, and more.

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 "Teen" group.

Cybersecurity Camp

10:00am - 2:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
Open
Registration
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Teen
Program Description: Maker, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

Join us for five days of hands-on labs & game play activities, & learn about the cybersecurity and IT world! Topics include phishing, ethical hacking, computer language for coding, programming, and networking, and more.

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 "0-5" group.

Play and Learn Ages 0-3

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
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.

Cybersecurity Camp

10:00am - 2:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
Open
Registration
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Teen
Program Description: Maker, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

Join us for five days of hands-on labs & game play activities, & learn about the cybersecurity and IT world! Topics include phishing, ethical hacking, computer language for coding, programming, and networking, and more.

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 "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 "Teen" group.

Cybersecurity Camp

10:00am - 2:00pm
LPCPL Exchange
Open
Registration
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Teen
Program Description: Maker, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

Join us for five days of hands-on labs & game play activities, & learn about the cybersecurity and IT world! Topics include phishing, ethical hacking, computer language for coding, programming, and networking, and more.

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.

11 am
12 pm
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 "Adult" group.

Talking Books

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Kingsford Heights Branch
Library Branch: Kingsford Heights Branch
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!

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.

How to Apply for Jobs Online

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Union Mills Branch
Library Branch: Union Mills Branch
Room: UM-Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Technology
Event Details:

Come learn how to apply for jobs online from one of our Digital Navigators! Applying for jobs can be a stressful process, but you don't need to do it alone!

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Meeting Room B
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 "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 "6-11" group.

Epic Book Club

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Rolling Prairie Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Rolling Prairie Branch
Room: RP-Meeting Room
Age Group: 6-11
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

Do you love Dav Pilkey, Dog Man, Captain Underpants, and Cat Kid? Create your own original comic book - you’ll learn how to storyboard, create hilarious characters, and write dialogue in this 3 day camp.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Sunny Salutations Yoga

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Union Mills Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Union Mills Branch
Room: UM-Meeting Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Health and Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Need some balance in your life? Harness the energy of the sun and summer with yoga! Join us at the Union Mills Branch for gentle yoga for all ages, abilities, and bodies. All of the exercises are adaptable for chair yoga as well!

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

Epic Book Club

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Rolling Prairie Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Rolling Prairie Branch
Room: RP-Meeting Room
Age Group: 6-11
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

Do you love Dav Pilkey, Dog Man, Captain Underpants, and Cat Kid? Create your own original comic book - you’ll learn how to storyboard, create hilarious characters, and write dialogue in this 3 day camp.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Speed Cubers

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Hanna Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Hanna Branch
Room: HA-Meeting Room
Age Group: Family
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

Learn some tips and tricks for solving Rubik’s cubes. All levels are welcome.

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

Epic Book Club

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Rolling Prairie Branch
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Rolling Prairie Branch
Room: RP-Meeting Room
Age Group: 6-11
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

Do you love Dav Pilkey, Dog Man, Captain Underpants, and Cat Kid? Create your own original comic book - you’ll learn how to storyboard, create hilarious characters, and write dialogue in this 3 day camp.

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.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Make It! Lathe Chess Piece

5:30pm - 7:30pm
LPCPL Exchange
Open
Registration
Library Branch: LPCPL Exchange
Room: EX-Classroom
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Maker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Now is your chance to make your first chess piece. Using the chuck on the wood lathe, you will learn how to design, turn, and measure on the lathe so you will be prepared to take on this challenging project.

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.
 

This event is in the "Family" group.

DIY Moonrocks

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Coolspring Branch
Library Branch: Coolspring Branch
Room: CS-Meeting Room
Age Group: Family
Program Description: Presentation
Event Details:

Rocket right in to the library as we create our very own moonrocks! The recipe is as easy as 1-2-3, and you will leave with a shiny, glittery rock that simulates the sun reflecting the surface of the moon. 

This event is in the "Family" group.

Summer Reading Celebration - Friday Night Live @ LakeFest

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Library in the Community
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Library in the Community
Age Group: Family
Program Description: Special Event
Event Details:

Celebrate your summer reading success with LPCPL at LakeFest! Join us at the Friday Night Live event at Fox Park for music, activities, and loads of family-friendly fun.

6 pm
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.