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Fly Tying
FLY TYING

Come tie flies, talk fishing, and enjoy snacks with us! This monthly program, for aspiring and experienced fly fishers alike, will be led by Keith Loutzenhiser of the Little Elkhart Chapter of Trout Unlimited.

Cookies & Canvas
COOKIES & CANVAS

Join us for an evening of guided painting with local artist Linda Pieri. We'll paint bleeding heart flowers and eat chocolate cookies because, Valentine’s Day! All supplies are provided, but please register to secure your spot.

Homeschool Hangs
HOMESCHOOL HANGS

February 9th is National Pizza Day! We'll have plenty of ingredients to choose from (maybe even some special, silly ones!) and various types of sauce, cheese, and toppings to make something as unique as you.

Anti-Valentines Day Teens
ANTI-VALENTINE'S DAY for Teens

Join your fellow love skeptics this evening for pizza, a ginormous piñata (made in the shape of a heart for us to break), cookie decorating, and of course, a horror (PG-13+) movie.

Cookies & Canvas
LET'S TALK ABOUT IT

Join our long-running book series, Let's Talk About It! Our first book for Spring 2023 is The Residence by Kate Andersen Brower. Our guest speaker is Dr. Jonathan Nashel, Professor of History at IUSB.

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Kids

Parents, you’re not alone. We can find your kid’s next favorite book, read stories with your little ones, or help out with a homework assignment.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1000 Books Before Kindergarten encourages your reader through an incentivized, engaging program! Sign up at our Children’s Desk at the library.

Reading Ready! Early Life Storytime

Bring your little ones for an interactive storytime, where we’ll focus on early literacy skills, socio-emotional learning, and engaging experiences in themed segments.

Homeschool Hangs

All homeschool families with young children are invited to join us for family-oriented, fun, educational activities that encourage real-life knowledge and skills.

Teens

There’s home. There’s school. Then there’s here.

Craft Crew

We meet on the second Tuesday of each month (excluding April, August, and December) to create artwork in the style of a famous original artist.

I’d Rather Be Reading: A Teen Book Club

Readers in 7th grade are above, join us the second Thursday night of each month and have some snacks while we talk about the books we’re reading.

Reading Challenges

Visit our Children’s Department for instructions if you need help on signing up for any of our ongoing reading challenges via the Beanstack app.

Adults

View our many programs geared toward adults.

Books & Brews

Enjoy a lighter read? Join Books & Brews – an informal book club held at local restaurants the 3rd Tuesday of every month. Register and pick up your book at the library front desk.

LEARN Genealogy

Interested in tracking down your family’s past? Join our genealogy club, held the first Tuesday of every month, to learn strategies for researching genealogical records. We’ll laugh, educate, assist, research, and network together!

Let’s Talk About It!

At this long-standing book club, we read books on a theme each spring and fall. Speakers present on the theme and then lead a group book discussion. Register and pick up your book at the library front desk.

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