Nappanee Public Library157 N. Main St., 773-7919www.nappaneelibrary.org
Drop in during library hours to celebrate spring. Each day, a picture book will be available to enjoy along with a project or activity.
Create custom magnets and notebooks, hang out with friends and enjoy snacks from 4–5 p.m. April 3. Registration is requested, but not required. Call the library or visit its website to register.
ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP
Meet together for information, sharing and support with others who are caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s or dementia, from 6–8:30 p.m. April 3. No registration necessary.
FROM PENCILS TO PIXELS
From Pencils to Pixels explores the adventures of comic strip characters such as Garfield, Brown County savant Abe Martin, and “Chic” Jackson’s “Roger Bean.” The exhibit will run from April 4–May 4 during library hours. Drawn from the collections of IHS, the Indiana State Library and other institutions throughout the state, the exhibit also examines the life and work of the Indiana artists who have entertained and informed millions of newspaper readers (with syndication) across the country. No registration necessary.
BOOK A LIBRARIAN
Schedule a 30-minute appointment with Martha Owen, library skills trainer. Owner will be available 9:30 a.m.–noon and 3–6 p.m. April 5. Learn the ins and outs of the library catalog, how to download ebooks to a device, basic computer skills, how to use email and more. To register, call Martha at 574-773-7812 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Goshen Public Library601 S. Fifth St., 533-9531537-0241, Children’s Services534-6650, Audiovisual Serviceswww.goshenpl.lib.in.us
The library will be open from 10 a.m.–6 p.m. March 30. The library will also be open for Saturday hours March 31, from 10 a.m.–4 p.m., however, the library will be closed April 1 to observe the Easter holiday.
STORIES BUILDINGS TELL
From 2–3 p.m. April 18 in the library auditorium, Todd Zeiger of Indiana Landmarks will present a program designed to help residents uncover the history of their homes and communities through clues provided in buildings’ style and architecture.
Attendees may take photographs of their homes and use them to learn tips for revealing the buildings’ ages and styles, and the changes made to them over the years. Registration is requested; attendees should stop by the reference desk or call 533-9531 to register.
BABY & ME
Join Miss Tina at 10:30 a.m. Friday for 20 minutes of structured preliteracy activity, followed by 30 minutes of free play.
A scavenger hunt will be held in the children’s department each Monday. Follow clues from one shelf to the next all the way to the prize at the end.
DROP-IN NEEDLE CRAFT GROUP
Drop-In Needle Craft Group meets from 4–7 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of each month in meeting room A/B. All those who knit, crochet, embroider, etc. will be welcome — all skill levels, any age (those younger than 13 must be with an adult). Take your own projects and supplies and come create with a crowd of crafters. No registration necessary.
Milford Public Library101 N. Main St., 658-4312Dial-A-Story, 658-9540www.milford.lib.in.us
Make-and-take crafts will be available in the children’s department during spring break. Each day will feature a different craft. On, April 2 children are invited to create a bunny frame April 2. On April 3, a wooden bug craft will be available, and on April 4, participants will create a flower. On April 6, an Easter-themed craft will be available. Any leftover crafts will be available April 7.
SPRING STORY TIME
This spring, children will learn about trains, libraries, Earth Day, and have a Teddy Bear Tea Party at the library. Spring Story Time for preschool-aged children will begin April 4, with sessions at 10:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Parents and caregivers are invited to take children to this free program where they will listen to books, create a craft and enjoy a snack. No library card is needed.
Syracuse Public Library115 E. Main St., 457-3022www.syracuse.lib.in.us
BOOKS AND BREWS
The next informal book discussion group will meet at 41 Degrees North restaurant at 5:30 p.m. March 27. The book is “Moon Over Manifest” by John Green. Adults 21 and older may register at the front desk to pick up a copy of the book.
SPRING BREAK ACTIVITIES
At 1 p.m. April 2, see the Academy Award-winning 2018 Best Animated Feature, Disney-Pixar’s “Coco”. At 10 a.m. April 3, a musical Family Story Time will be presented. At 10:00 a.m., April 4, watch the family drama “Wonder” starring Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson.
'DUNGEONS & DRAGONS'
The next 'Dungeons & Dragons' meeting will be at 10:30 a.m. April 7. This program is for teens and adults; beginners and experts are welcome. Register through the online event calendar, or call Nikki at 574-825-5601 ext. 1104.
Middlebury Public Library101 E. Winslow St., 825-5601www.mdy.lib.in.us
LET’S TALK ABOUT IT
This spring’s topic is Radical Changes: Luther and the Reformation. Goshen College’s John Roth will give the second lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday on the book “Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther” by Roland H. Bainton.
Stop by the front desk to register and pick up the book. Visit the library homepage for more information about this series.
LaGrange County Public Library203 W. Spring St., LaGrange, 260-463-2841www.lagrange.lib.in.us
CHILDREN'S STORY TIME
During April's Story Time, attendees will explore different animal themes. The program will take place at 10 a.m. April 3, 10, 17 and 24.
Lego Time is open to children in first grade and older. The program will be offered at 3:30 p.m. April 5, 12, 19, and 26. This month, participants will be building spring flowers and animals. Children may also have a free-play day with Legos.
Wakarusa Public Library124 N. Elkhart St., 862-2465www.wakarusa.lib.in.us
BEGINNING STORY HOUR
Beginning Story Hour, for children ages 18 months–3 years old, will meet at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday. Registered children will hear “I’m a Frog” by Mo Willems. This will be the last Beginning Story Hour program for this session.
CHAIR YOGA, TRAIL WALKING
Chair yoga is following the usual winter schedule of Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10:15 a.m. at library. Walk with the Trails takes place at 9:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Community Center.
Teen Cafe occurs every Thursday from 4–6 p.m. in the Young Adult Space located on the main floor. Join staff for after school hot chocolate, coffee, fun and games. All teens in grades six through 12 are welcome.