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LIBRARY NEWS: ‘Rhythm & Rhyme’ set at GPL

Goshen

Public Library


601 S. Fifth St., 533-9531

537-0241, Children’s Services

534-6650, Audiovisual Services

http://www.goshenpl.lib.in.us/

“Rhythm & Rhyme Time: Special Programs for Kids with Special Needs” is planned at the library Saturday and on Sept. 29 at 10 a.m.

Families with children having special needs are invited to this two-part children’s series featuring double visuals, stories, music and other activities. Children of all agesare invited, accompanied by their parents. Siblings are also welcome.

While geared for children all types of special needs, the primary audience for this type of program is children on the autism spectrum.

Storytime Express

Storytime Express is set for Wednesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Library staffers say attendees will be going “someplace special.” Stories. fingerplays, songs and a craft activity are planned. This free program is recommended for children ages 2 to 5.  

Milford

Public Library


101 N. Main St., 658-4312

Dial-A-Story, 658-9540

www.milford.lib.in.us

On the move

Some collections in the library have been moved to a new location. Patrons needing help locating an item can ask the clerk at the circulation desk.

Cake pans

New cake pans available for checking out. Kathy Schlipf donated the assortment of cake pans to the library in hopes staffers could make them available to patrons.

Cake pans can be checked out for one week. Many of the pans include a color instruction sheet on how to decorate a cake. The new collection is located in the nonfiction area of the adult department.   

‘Paws to Read’

Children are invited to the library to read stories to Whisper the dog. Whisper will be at the library Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. to noon. Sign-up is available at the children’s desk. Each child will have 20 minutes to read to Whisper.

Community cookbook

Friends of the Library invite members of the Milford community and anyone with connections to Milford, past or present, to share some of their favorite recipes to be included in the “Milford Community Cookbook.”  

Recipe forms are available at the library or recipes may be submitted electronically by e-mailing them to mpl.cookbook@gmail.com. Recipes must be submitted by Oct. 1. This is a fundraising project coordinated by the Friends of the Library to support programs of the Milford library.

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