101 E. Winslow St., 825-5601
The public is invited to the library this spring for the “Let’s Talk About It” lecture/book discussion series. The theme is “Serendipity.”
Judith Davis will lecture on “House of Spirits” by Isabel Allende, Pat Furlong with lecture on “The Killer Angels” by Michael Shaara, and Leonard Beechy will lecture on “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
For more information, visit the library’s homepage. Stop by the front desk to register and pick up the books.
The public is invited to the library April 3 at 10 a.m. to the animated adventure, “Rise of the Guardians.”
Trip to Paris
Library patrons are invited to enter for a chance to win a trip Paris this fall with author Cara Black to trace the footsteps of her celebrated P.I. Aimee Leduc. Stop by the library to pick up an entry form.
601 S. Fifth St., 533-9531
537-0241, Children’s Services
534-6650, Audiovisual Services
Closed for Easter
The library will be closed for the Easter holiday Sunday. However, the library will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Good Friday.
Mother Goose Mondays
Mother Goods Mondays sessions take place from 10:30 to 11 a.m. through May 20.
The program features learning activities geared for babies from birth through age 2 who attend with their parent or caregiver. Rhymes, stories, songs and playtime are planned. No advance registration is required, and participants can attend as many sessions at they like.
Storytime Express will not meet this week due to spring break.
The Crafty Bandits group will meet today at 6:30 p.m. in the Teen Space located on the main floor. Library staffers supply the craft materials, while “Bandits” supply the creativity. This program is open to young people in grades six through 12. Sign up for the program at the front desk, or by calling 574-533-9531.
124 N. Elkhart St., 862-2465
The library will be closing at noon Friday in observance of Good Friday. The library will re-open at 9 a.m. March 30.
Story Hour will not take place on April 1 or April 2 due to spring break for students in the WaNee Community School Corp.
“Sarai” by Jill Eileen Smith and “Psalms 23” are given in memory of Pearl Anderson by Mr. and Mrs. Tim Weldy, Mr. and Mrs. Jared Clark and Mr. and Mrs. Chandler Fairchild.
Dial A Story
“The Titans” is the story of the warring children of Mother Earth and Father Sky. Hear this tale at 862-4441.
101 N. Main St., 658-4312
Spring Story Time
Preschool Spring Story Time sessions for children ages 3 to 6 will be on Wednesdays at 10:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. from April 3 to May 8. There will also be Thursday sessions at 7 p.m. from April 4 to May 9. Children will hear stories, learn songs, make crafts and eat snacks. Themes include: “Fairy Tales,” “The Very Hungry Caterpillar,” “Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head,” “Spring Chickens,” “Down on the Farm” and “Mother’s Tea.” Sign up at the children’s desk or by calling 658-4312.
The Scrapbooking club will meet on April 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the library meeting room. The Cricut will be available for the group to use.
Tax forms are available at the library.
505 W. Vistula St., 848-7458
Starting April 1, for-profit groups will be assessed a fee for using the library’s meeting room. Call 848-7458 for details.
Calling All Crafters
The Calling All Crafters circle will meet Tuesday at 6 p.m. Call 848-7458 for more information.
Teen Otaku Club
The Teen Otaku Club will meet April 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. This club is for teens interested in manga and anime. Call Desi at 848-7458 for details.
The Soul, Ink group for writers working in all genres will meet April 3 at 6 p.m.
Teen Game Night
Teens are invited to Game Night at the library April 2 at 6 p.m. Young people can play video games and board games.
The Book Club’s next meeting will be on April 10 at noon. The selection will be “Burn” by Nevada Barr. Copies will be available at the circulation desk.
115 E. Main St., 457-3022
The book discussion group will meet April 10. The featured selection will be “Remarkable Creatures,” in which author Tracy Chevalier imagines the life of pioneer paleontologist Mary Anning. Call the library for assistance in getting a copy.
Story Times sessions take place Mondays and Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Parents of preschool-age children are invited to sign their child up for “1000 Books Before Kindergarten.” In this self-paced program, rewards and recognition are given at each hundred-book milestone.
Free tax forms are available for both state and federal tax preparation. Any forms not available can be printed for 10 cents a page.
The library will close at 3 p.m. Friday in honor of Good Friday.
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