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November 18, 2013

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‘After School is Cool’

The next “After School is Cool” program is set for Tuesday at 3:30 pm. The craft activity will involve making “leaves” from tissue paper, and snacks will be provided. On Nov. 26, youngsters can learn how to make Thanksgiving place mats and play holiday word puzzles.

“After School is Cool” is designed for students in kindergarten through fifth grade.

Story Time

Preschool Story Time sessions are set for Wednesday at 10:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Youngsters can listen to “Cooking with Henry and Ellie Belly” by Caroline Park Hurst and other stories about children cooking. Attendees will share their favorite recipes, prepare and make an apron to protect their clothing during future cooking projects. A cookbook with all the children’s favorite recipes will be available at the Thanksgiving Feast.

“Miss Heidi” will present the session Thursday, and attendees will celebrate Thanksgiving at 7 p.m. Children who attend the 7 p.m. program will do two Story Times in one on Thursday. Children are asked to provide their recipes and a snack to share.

The morning and afternoon Story Time groups will celebrate Thanksgiving on Nov. 27.

Dial A Story

A new story can be heard each week by calling Dial A Story at 658-9540.

Nappanee Public Library

157 N Main St., Nappanee, 773-7919

www.nappanee.lib.in.us

Lego Club

The next meeting of the Nappanee Public Library Lego Club is set for Thursday.

Children ages 5 and older are invited to take part in age-group appropriate challenges and free building time on the third Thursday of every month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. This month’s building challenge is “Name Creations.”

No registration is required, and parents are invited to stay and participate. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult. All materials will be provided.

Book drive

A selection of books for children of all ages will be on display and ready for donation today through Dec. 15. Priced at a discount, the books are given to Nappanee’s Open Door food pantry for distribution with Christmas baskets. This year donors will have the chance to give by either purchasing a book for donation or contributing a donation toward the book fund.

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