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September 17, 2012

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Public Library

101 N. Main St., 658-4312

Dial-A-Story, 658-9540



Wednesday is “Talk Like a Pirate Day” at the Milford library. Every patron visiting the library that day will be given a “gold doubloon.”

Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time sessions will begin Sept. 26 at 10:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. or Thursday evenings at 7 starting Sept.  27. The first theme will be “Colors of Fall.” Miss Julie will be reading the book “Orange: Seeing Orange All Around Us, by Sarah L. Schuette and several other stories about fall colors.” Children will go on a scavenger hunt, make a craft and eat a snack.

Children ages 3 to 6 are invited to participate. Sign-up by calling 658-4312.


Public Library

157 N Main St., Nappanee, 773-7919


Science club

The Super Science Saturday Club will begin its 2012-2013 season with an off-site rocket launch this coming Saturday. Children will meet at the Library at 10 a.m. to learn rocket design basics and build their own model rockets. Transportation to the launch site will need to be provided by a parent or guardian.

This program for students in grades one through five is led by Jim Myers.  

Register by 5 p.m. Tuesday by calling 574.773.7919 before 5 pm, or go to www.nappaneelibrary.org.  

Book club

The Cover to Cover Book Club will meet at the library Oct. 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. to discuss “Perfume” by Patrick Suskind.

For more information or to reserve a copy of the book, call 574-773-7919, or go to www.nappaneelibrary.org. The Cover to Cover Book Club meets at the library on the second Sunday of each month.


Public Library

505 W. Vistula St., 848-7458


Book club

The Book Club’s next meeting is set for Oct. 9 at noon. The selection is “Madame Bovary.”

‘Calling All Crafters’

The next Calling All Crafters circle will be on Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. Call 848-7458 for more information.

Fall Festival

The Fall Festival is set for Oct. 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The first 50 children registered will receive a free pumpkin to paint. Registration is open to all children age 12 or younger. Call 848-7458 to sign up.


This month’s classic movie is “Young Man With a Horn.” It will be shown on Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. Snacks and a brief discussion will follow the film.

Book clubs

The “Girls Only” Book Club starts Oct. 3. It will meet every Wednesday for seven weeks from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the library. Girls in grades three to five are invited to participate. Registration is under way.

The “Boys Only” Book Club starts Oct. 2. It will meet every Tuesday for seven weeks from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the library. Boys in grades three to five are invited to participate. Registration is under way.

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