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June 18, 2013

LIBRARY NEWS: Reading programs underway

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LaGrange County Public Library

203 W. Spring St.,

260-463-2841

www.lagrangelib.in.us\

Reading program


The 2013 Adult Summer Reading Challenge is underway. For every three books they read, participants can fill out an entry form for a prize drawing. The prizes are an espresso and cappuccino machine and an auto-measure spice rack.

Class planned

A rug-hooking class is planned at the library Saturday from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Register at the library. The cost is $40 per person, and attendees must provide their own 14-inch quilting hoop.

Genealogy

Volunteers from the LaGrange County Genealogical Society will be at the library every Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to help people with family history questions.

Wakarusa

Public Library

124 N. Elkhart St., 862-2465

www.wakarusa.lib.in.us

‘Golden Tales’


“Golden Tales” is the Story Hour theme for June 25. Children ages 3 to 5 years will honor the Caldecott Awards with a birthday celebration, including a story, a game, a snack and a craft. This program will take place in the Wakarusa Library meeting room at 10:15 a.m. Registration is required.

Class planned

An e-reader/e-book class for students completing third through eighth grades will take place on June 25 at 2 p.m. This program will introduce how to use Overdrive for the selection of e-books and how to use an e-reader if needed. Registration is required.

Book Bites

Book Bites will take place June 26 and June 28. Children will hear a story and participate in either a craft or an activity. No registration is needed.

‘Gold Rush’

“Gold Rush” is the Dig into Reading activity for June 26 at 2 p.m. Participants will try their luck and pan for “gold.” Students having completed grades kindergarten through fifth grades can register to attend.

Deadline

The last day to register for the children’s Summer Reading Club and summer library card is June 29.

Dial A Story

“Flag Day” is the Dial A Story selection for this week. Hear this tale by calling 862-4441.

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