Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Local News

September 9, 2013

LIBRARY NEWS: Craft programs planned

(Continued)

Syracuse

Public Library

115 E. Main St., 457-3022

www.syracuse.lib.in.us


Upcoming programs

Several upcoming events are planned in the Children’s Department:

• Ice cream is the theme Tuesday starting at 5 p.m. The Children’s Book Club will read books about ice cream and how to make it. The group will make their own ice cream and finishing it with toppings.

• The “Dear America” party is set for Sept. 20 at 5 p.m.    Pizza and games are in store for all the readers who took up the librarian’s challenge to read books from the “Dear America” series during the summer.

Call the children’s department to register.

Children are invited to answer this question to earn a free diary: “In which book does Betty Sato make an origami crane to give to the wounded soldier John?”

• On Sept. 26 at 2 p.m., library staffers will host a program for home-schooled children and their parents. The program will provide opportunities to meet other home-school families, talk about how the library can be of service, and exchange information while the children read, play and have a snack with the librarian.

Book discussion

Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., the book discussion group will gather to discuss “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.”

 

Bristol

Public Library

505 W. Vistula St., 848-7458

www.youseemore.com/bristolwash


Book clubs

Registration for Boys and Girls Book Clubs begins Sept. 16.  Boys Book Club meets Tuesdays at 5 p.m. starting Oct. 1.  Girls Book Club meets Wednesdays at 5 p.m. starting Oct. 2.  Both sessions last eight weeks. Registration is required. For more information, call 848-7458.

Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime sessions begin today at 11 a.m. and Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. Stories, songs, crafts and games are planned, and children ages 3 to 5 are invited to participate. Registration is required

Lapsit program

The Lapsit program begins Friday at 11 a.m. Stories, rhymes, songs and fingerplays are planned, and children up to 3 years old are invited to participate.

Young Authors Club

Young Authors Club sessions begin Thursday at 5 p.m. The club is designed for young authors to improve their writing skills and receive constructive criticism. Children in grades four to eight are invited to participate. Registration is required.

Movie

Friday at 4:45 p.m., the public is invited to the library for a family-friendly movie event. “Wreck-It Ralph” will be shown. The film is rated PG and runs for 108 minutes. Registration is not required.

Otaku Club

The Otaku Club will meet Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

This group is for young people who are interested in Japanese manga, anime and video games. Participants are invited to bring their manga and anime fan art to share with the group. Registration is not required. Young people ages 12 to 18 are invited to attend. For more information, call 848-7458.

Book club

The next meeting of the library book club is set Wednesday at noon. “Defending Jacob” by William Landay will be discussed. Copies of the book are available at the library’s front desk.

 

Text Only
Local News
  • GN140719 fairfield transfer families 02 School transfer rules offers families flexibility When it came time to choose which local school district the Howell children would attend, their parents had a decision to make.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • GN140802 first friday sandblast 06 FIRST FRIDAYS: Volleyball tourney, hoops events take center stage GOSHEN — Lori Shreiner and Kim Gallagher sat in lawn chairs, relaxing after winning their first round of competition in First Fridays SandBlast in downtown Goshen.

    August 1, 2014 2 Photos

  • GN140730 city council summit 01 Proposed annexation vote set for Tuesday GOSHEN — It may seem like jumping the gun, but there’s a method to their madness.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • GN140801 Cellular Connection backpack giveaway 011.jpg For free school supplies, head to The Cellular Connection GOSHEN — Residents in Goshen are about to benefit from a national backpack giveaway campaign. The Cellular Connection, the largest Verizon Premium Wireless Retailer in the United States, in a joint effort with its customers, will be donating 100,000

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • GN140801 jeffery hunt Warsaw man gets 120 years for home invasion

    GOSHEN — An elderly New Paris couple who were victims of a violent home invasion last fall recounted that frightening night during one of their attackers’ sentencing hearing.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • BIZ GN140801 eby ford image 02 Eby Ford renovates showroom and more GOSHEN — The remodeled and expanded Eby Ford, Lincoln, Mercury dealership was celebrated Thursday night during an open house and ribbon cutting. “Without our awesome customers, we wouldn’t be here,” said owner Todd Eby as he addressed the crowd of fr

    July 31, 2014 2 Photos

  • GN140801 Mackowiak new Millersburg marshal.jpg Retired Goshen police officer sworn in as new Millersburg town marshal

    Retired Goshen police officer Al Mackowiak was sworn in as Millersburg's new town marshal Wednesday.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wawasee Conservancy map Conservancy buys wetlands property at Syracuse Lake SYRACUSE — The Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation has purchased 44 1/2 acres of property along the southeast corner of Syracuse Lake. It is adjacent to the CSX railroad tracks, East Shore Drive and Cornelius Road and includes the Bonar Lake wetlands

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • GN140731 Habitat auction2.jpg Friday auction to benefit Habitat SHIPSHEWANA — On Friday, LaGrange County Habitat for Humanity will host its annual auction at Shipshewana Auction Barn.The auction begins at 3:30 p.m. and includes, among many other items, a five-piece bedroom suite, a white oak trestle table and a d

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • City heads seek more employees GOSHEN — Like the 2014 budget, the city of Goshen’s proposed 2015 budget will include a number of requests for new personnel as department heads fight to maintain services amidst growing responsibilities and shrinking coffers.The Goshen City Council

    July 31, 2014

Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Poll

Classes at Goshen Community Schools and St. John the Evangelist Catholic School will begin the 2014-15 school year on Thursday, Aug. 7. School corporations throughout the state have been trending toward earlier start dates the past few years. When do you think school should start?

I think early August is a good time to start
I think later in August would be a good time to start
I think school should start after Labor Day
     View Results
AP Video
Renewed Violence Taking Toll on Gaza Residents 2 Americans Detained in North Korea Seek Help US Employers Add 209K Jobs, Rate 6.2 Pct House GOP Optimistic About New Border Bill Gaza Truce Unravels; Israel, Hamas Trade Blame Raw: Tunisia Closes Borders With Libya Four Rescued From Crashed Plane Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction