Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Local News

April 22, 2013

LIBRARY NEWS: Crafty Bandits meet today in Goshen

Goshen

Public Library

601 S. Fifth St., 533-9531

537-0241, Children’s Services

534-6650, Audiovisual Services

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


The Crafty Bandits will meet at the library today at 6:30 p.m. This month, group members will build their own personal terrariums.

Young people in grades six through 12 are invited to participate. For more information, call the library at 533-9531.

Mother Goose Mondays

Mother Goose Mondays sessions take place from 10:30 to 11 a.m. through May 20.

The program features learning activities geared for children 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

Storytime Express sessions are set for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday. This month Caldecott Award-winning books will be featured. Fingerplays, songs and a craft activity are also offered. This program is free, and is recommended for children ages 2 to 5.

‘Alienology!’

An “Alienology!” program is set at the library April 29 at 6:30 p.m. The event will feature “out of this world” activities, challenges and crafts with a space-alien theme. Children will have a chance to win a new copy of “Alienology,” too. Call the Children’s Department at 537-0241 for more information.

Pre-GED classes

Free classes to help students prepare to take the GED test are being offered. To find out more, potential pupils must attend a two-day orientation session at the library either Today and Wednesday or May 13 and 15. Sessions run from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information, call 262-5678.

Milford

Public Library

101 N. Main St., 658-4312

Dial-A-Story, 658-9540

www.milford.lib.in.us

Music service


The Milford library has joined the Library Ideas network of public library websites that offer access to more than 3 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of artists.

Library staffers report that the Freegal Music Service will allow the Milford library to increase the size and diversity of its collection by offering access to more than 10,000 music labels from 65 different countries.

Registered card holders of the Milford library can download a select number of Freegal Music tracks in the MP3 format each month at no direct cost via the website www.milford.lib.in.us Library officials will underwrite the purchase of the music.

The Freegal Music Service recently announced the availability of free mobile apps for registered cardholders of subscribing libraries. The Freegal Music apps are available in the Apple App Store and Google Play.

“We think this will be incredibly popular with our patrons and will help the library in marketing all its services to the community,” said Julie Frew, director of Milford Public Library.

To learn more about downloading music from the library website, call 658-4312.

Spring Story Time

Spring Preschool Story Time continues. The theme for the week is “Spring Chickens.” Miss Julie will read “Chicken Cheeks” by Michael Ian Black and “Chickens to the Rescue” by John Himmelman. Participants can learn how to do the “chicken dance.”

Story time is for children ages 3 to 6 and will be on Wednesday at 10:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. There will also be a session Thursday at 7 p.m.

Lapsit

Lapsit will take place at the library Tuesday at 10:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Lapsit is for children newborn through 3 years old. Caregivers participate with their infants.

Miss Heidi will be doing finger plays, songs and reading books about creatures that live in a small pond. Sign up by calling 658-4312.

Nutrition program

Joan Younce from the Kosciusko County Purdue Extension branch will soon be presenting a program called “Cooking Your Catch.” There will be samples and recipes for seafood and fish dishes. Sign up at the adult desk.

Text Only
Local News
  • GN140821 Pike Street Project 2 INDOT meeting held to discuss Pike Street project GOSHEN — Major changes may be on the way for a small section of Pike Street in downtown Goshen.

    August 20, 2014 2 Photos

  • 0821 goshen college challenge Locals embrace ice bucket challenge It’s a challenge that has united participants with the shared sensation of an icy burst of water, sopping wet clothing and video evidence — all in the name of philanthropy.

    August 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • GN140821 nisly complaint Complaint filed against state rep candidate Accusations of wrongdoing, in the form of a complaint to the Indiana Election Commission, have been levied against District 22 representative Republican nominee Curt Nisly.

    August 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • GN140820 dometic groundbreaking Dometic breaks ground on significant expansion in Goshen GOSHEN — As Dometic officials gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony for the $7 million expansion of their Goshen distribution center Wednesday, the work was already underway in the background. “It’s happening right now,” said Dave Schutz, vice presi

    August 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • GN140821 Ignition art Plenty of good music on horizon at Ignition Several upcoming shows at Ignition Garage in Goshen were announced this week.

    August 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • City plan nearing a final draft GOSHEN — The city’s new comprehensive plan is nearing completion, and a near-final draft has now been released for public review. Goshen Plan Commission members released the draft of the city’s newly penned comprehensive plan, titled “Uncommonly Grea

    August 19, 2014

  • GN140820 Hakws building Hotel, brew pub plans progressing GOSHEN — Plans for a new boutique hotel and brew pub at the historic Hawks building in downtown Goshen continue to move ahead steadily.

    August 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • GN140820 nappanee awards 031.jpg Nappanee mayor honors 'Spirited' youth NAPPANEE — Two Elkhart County 4-H’ers were honored by their hometown mayor during Monday’s city council meeting. Receiving the Community Spirit Award and a key to the city were Lane Flowers and Sarah Stump. Mayor Larry Thompson recognized Flowers, a

    August 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • arlo.jpg SLIDESHOW: Pets of the Week Cats and dogs are looking for loving permanent homes at the Humane Society of Elkhart County.

    August 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Nappanee Town Hall 02 Pay increases, gas part of Nappanee's 4% proposed budget increase NAPPANEE — Two percent pay increases and an increase in gasoline spending contributed toward a 4 percent increase in the proposed 2015 city budget. Council members approved the proposed budget on first reading Monday night. As it stands, the total of

    August 19, 2014 1 Photo

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

Three Goshen elementary schools — Chandler, Chamberlain and West Goshen — are providing free meals to all students during the school year as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Community Eligibility Provision of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Nearly 80 percent of students at Chandler, 89 percent of students at Chamberlain and 78 percent of students at West Goshen already qualify for free or reduced-price lunches based on their family income. How do you feel about the new lunch program?

I think it’s a good idea to feed all the students free of charge
I think those who can afford it should pay for their school meals
I think all students should be required to pay for their school meals
     View Results
AP Video
US Mission to Rescue Hostages in Syria Failed Manfred, Torre and MLB Take Ice Bucket Challenge Bank of America Reaches Record $17B Settlement Holder Reassures Ferguson Community With Visit GlobalPost CEO Remembers Foley As a Brave Man Seth Meyers Rolls Out Emmy Red Carpet Obama: World Is Appalled by Murder of Journalist Israel, Militants Trade Fire After Talks Fail Pres. George W. Bush Takes Ice Bucket Challenge Pierce Brosnan's Call to Join the Expendables Changes Coming to No-Fly List Raw: IDF Footage Said to Show Airstrikes Police: Ferguson More Peaceful Raw: Aftermath of Airstrike in Gaza Raw: Thousands March on Pakistani Parliament Raw: World's Oldest Man Lives in Japan Fire Crews Tame Yosemite Fire Raw: Police Weapon Drawn Near Protesters, Media Raw: Explosions in Gaza As Airstrikes Resume Charter Schools Alter Post-Katrina Landscape