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May 13, 2013

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Goshen

Public Library

601 S. Fifth St., 533-9531

537-0241, Children’s Services

534-6650, Audiovisual Services

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

Mother Good Mondays


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

These learning activities are geared for babies from birth through age 2, who attend with their parents or caregivers.  Rhymes, stories, songs and playtime are planned. No advance registration is required.

Storytime Express

Storytime Express sessions are set for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Stories, fingerplays, songs and a craft activity about flowers will be offered. This program is free and is recommended for children ages 2 to 5.

Classes

Free classes are available to help people prepare to take the GED test. Those interested must attend a two-day orientation session at the library today and Wednesday. Sessions run from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information, call 262-5678.

Wakarusa

Public Library

124 N. Elkhart St., 862-2465

www.wakarusa.lib.in.us

Book Bites


A Book Bites program is set for May 23 at 10:15 a.m. at the library. This is a program designed for children ages 3 to 5 years old. Older children are invited to attend as well. Younger children must be accompanied by an adult. No registration is required.

eBooks

Patrons can now access eBooks at the Wakarusa library. Anyone having a valid card can download an eBook to their e-reader device. The Overdrive icon on the Wakarusa homepage at www.warkarusa.lib.in.us is for selecting eBooks available at the Wakarusa Library.

Dial A Story

“Molly Whupie” is the Dial A Story title for this week. Hear this story by calling 862-4441.

To submit news for “Library News,” which is normally published every Monday in The Goshen News, e-mail to news@goshennews.com no later than Wednesday each week.

 

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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?

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