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  IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

The library is reopening in phases: Please click here for the latest information.


 JULY CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES


Summer Reading Club  Ages 3-18
  
  
Oceans of Possibilities
All Branches 

June 4 - July 30!
  
Sign up at any library branch!
    
  

Storytime @ the Library  Ages 0-5  
LaGrange Main Library Topeka Branch Library Shipshewana Branch Library
Tuesdays @ 10:30 a.m.
No registration necessary!
Wednesdays @ 11:00 a.m.
No registration necessary!
Tuesdays @ 1:00 p.m.
No registration necessary!

Take and Make Activity Bags  
All Branches
New bag every week!
**While Supplies Last**

Make and Take Activity Room Crafts    
LaGrange Main Library Topeka Branch Library Shipshewana Branch Library
When you come visit the library, head down to the Activity Room and make a fun craft--some are for you  to take when you  are done, and some are to stay to decorate the room!
**While Supplies Last**

June 26-July 9:
Mythical Creatures Flip Book

July 11-16:
Shark Binoculars

July 18-23:
Glittery Floating Shark

July 25-30:
Misc.
If you'd like a craft kit sent to your branch, request it at the library or call 260-463-2841 x1070. If you'd like a craft kit sent to your branch, request it at the library or call 260-463-2841 x1070.

STEAM at the Library   
LaGrange Main Library Topeka Branch Library Shipshewana Branch Library
Lego Play!
Every Thursday
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Legos will be out for you to play and build whatever you want!

Jewels of the Sea
Ages 8 & up
Wednesday, July 6 @ 4:00 p.m.

-or-

Friday, July 8 @ 11:00 a.m.
Must register by July 1.
Learn about pearl diving and do some pearl diving yourself! Use your pearls and other beads to make a bracelet or keychain, and enjoy a fun "oyster" snack.

Science Program: Light-Up Angler Fish
Ages 8 & up
Wednesday, July 13
4:00 p.m.
Must register by July 6.

Create a circuit to emulate the angler fish's lure!

Art Program! Sharpie costers
Ages 8 & up
Wednesday, July 20
4:00 p.m.
Must register by July 11.

We'll be using sharpie markers and rubbing alcohol to decorate coasters.
Lego Play!
Every Friday
11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Legos will be out for you to play and build whatever you want!
Lego Play!
Every Friday
11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Legos will be out for you to play and build whatever you want!

Family Activity: Bermuda Triangle Escape Room  Ages 8 & up
Limited spaces! You must register for a time by visiting the library or calling 260-463-2841 x1070.  
LaGrange Main Library  
Friday, July 1

Multiple times are available through each day, but spaces are limited. You must sign up for a time slot.

Your family will have 60 minutes to solve multiple puzzles to figure out the mystery of people going missing in the Bermuda Triangle.
   

Monday Movies   All Ages!  Free popcorn!  
LaGrange Main Library  
Monday, July 4
Closed for Independence Day.


Monday, July 11
1:00 p.m.
The Little Mermaid
 
1989
1 hr. 23 min.
Rated G

Monday, July 18
1:00 p.m.
Dolphin Tale
 
2011
1 hr. 53 min.
Rated PG

Monday, July 25
1:00 p.m.
Ponyo  
2008
1 hr. 41 min.
Rated G
   

Movie Night   All Ages!  Free popcorn!  
LaGrange Main Library
Friday, July 22
6:00 p.m.

The Bad Guys
2022
1 hr. 40 min.
Rated PG

Feel free to bring your own covered drink from home.
   

Elementary Book Club  Grades 2-5
For more information or to register, visit the library or call 260-463-2841 x1070.
LaGrange Main Library    
Tuesday, July 25
4:00 p.m.

We will be discussing three Magic Tree House books--you choose which one you want to read! Pick up a copy of the book at the library starting June 21 and get reading!

   

Summer Reading Club Finales  
LaGrange Main Library Topeka Branch Library Shipshewana Branch Library
Saturday, July 30
1:00 p.m.
Water show & ice cream
Saturday, July 30
10:30 a.m.
Water show & Reason 4 Hope
Saturday, July 30
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Spend your sand dollars!
Feed a shark!
Go fishing!
Answer questions about the ocean!
Win prizes!