Library staffers are offering Book Buddies the next two Thursdays at 1 p.m. Children ages 18 months to 5 years old and their caregivers are invited.
Families will receive free books and learning materials at each session, and children will play educational games.
Goshen Public Library
601 S. Fifth St., 533-9531
537-0241, Children’s Services
534-6650, Audiovisual Services
Letters to Santa
Children wanting to write a letter to “Santa Claus” can mail their letters in the mailbox located in the library lobby. Letters can be mailed through Dec. 14.
A “Magic Tree House Book Party” is set at the library Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. The event will include activities, trivia and snacks related to the “Magic Tree House” children’s book series. Register at the Children’s Desk or by calling 537-0241.
Youngsters are invited to the Children’s Department for weekly make-it, take-it craft projects all this month. Each week a new craft will be available to make while supplies last.
Storytime Express sessions are set for Wednesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
A craft activity and stories about giving are featured this week. This program is free and recommended for children ages 2 to 5. No registration is necessary. Call 537-0241 for more information.
Nappanee Public Library
157 N. Main St., Nappanee, 773-7919
The Nappanee Quilt Guild, a club for those interested in new quilting techniques, meets on the second Thursday of each month at the library. Members will meet at the library next on Dec. 12 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Children are invited to the library Dec. 14 to make ornaments for their Christmas trees. Materials for the make-and-take craft will be available in the Children’s Department from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Also that day, “Santa Claus” will be in the reference area for free photos from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.