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October 15, 2012

Library news for week of Oct. 15

Nappanee

Public Library

157 N Main St., Nappanee, 773-7919

www.nappanee.lib.in.us


The Nappanee Public Library’s Super Science Saturday Club will hold a “monster mash” at its next meeting Oct. 27.

Children will meet at the Library at 10 a.m. for activities with “Sonic Boom Cans,” “Screaming Balloons” and a “Screaming Chorus.”

This program for students in grades one through five is led by Jim Myers and meets at the library monthly during the school year.  

Register by Oct. 23 by calling 574-773-7919 before 5 p.m., or go to www.nappaneelibrary.org.  

Board to meet

The Board of Trustees of the Nappanee Public Library will meet in regular session Oct. 25 at 7 a.m. A special session to adopt the proposed 2013 budget will follow immediately in the library. The public is invited to attend both sessions.

Goshen

Public Library

601 S. Fifth St., 533-9531

537-0241, Children’s Services

534-6650, Audiovisual Services

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

Mother Goose Mondays


Mother Goose Mondays take place Mondays from 10:30 to 11 a.m. through Nov. 26. These learning activities are geared for babies from birth through age 2 who attend with their parent or caregiver. Share rhymes, stories, songs and playtime are planned.  No advance registration is required.

Storytime Express

Storytime Express is set for Wednesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Fairy tales are featured this week, along with Fingerplays or songs and a craft activity. This program is free and is recommended for children ages 2 through 5.

Film screening

A “Fall Break Family Film” will be shown Tuesday in the auditorium. Showtimes are 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.

This computer-animated film is a “threequel” featuring the adventures of four animals trying to get home to the Big Apple from Africa. The movie is rated PG and is 93 minutes long.  

Snacks and a drink will be served. For more information contact Audio Visual Services staff at 534-6650.

‘Lights Out!’

The fifth annual “Lights Out! @ the Library” is set for Friday. The theme is “Fairy Tales ... Once Upon a Time.”

The library will close at 6 p.m. and doors will reopen at 6:30 p.m. for the program. Tours will begin at 6:30 p.m. and run until 8:30 p.m.

This program is free and open to library patrons of all ages.

Crafty Bandits

The Crafty Bandits for Teens group will meet Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium. Artful Jack-o’-lantern carving.  This event is free and open to young people in grades six through 12. Sign up at the library circulation desk or call 533-9531.

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