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All branchesof theLaGrange County Public Librarywill be closedon Monday,Feb.17, in observance of PresidentsDay.

Winter reading…

    “Ice-BreakingReads: A Winter Reading Adventure” is going on at allbranches until March1.

    Recommendyourfavoritebooksandtryotherpeople’sfavorites! Participants also have the chance to winahomemadequiltdonatedbytheFriendsoftheLibrary.

    Detailsareavailableatthelibrary.

Book club to meet…

    The Second Saturday Book Club will meet at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb.8, at the LaGrangeCountyPublicLibrary on Spring St. This month’s book is Riding theBuswith My Sister byRachelSimon.

Poetry reading...

    Patrick Read will be at the LaGrangeCountyPublicLibrary from 2-3p.m. on Saturday, Feb.8.

    ReadistheauthorofTheWrittenWork,acollectionofpoemsfromvariousperiods in hislife,fromgrowingupinpoorneighborhoodsinFt.Wayne,Ind.,andAda,Ohio,to attendingJobCorpsinJoliet,Ill.,tobeingamemberoftheU.S.ArmySignalCorpsfrom 1993-1996.Hisbookisdedicatedtohischildren,CorynChristine,SamanthaCatherine,and RobertDaniel,whoareallspecialneedschildren.

Computer class…

    “Word 2010withRosetta” will be held from 5:30-7:30p.m. on Tuesday,Feb.18, at the LaGrangeCountyPublicLibrary.

    JoininstructorRosettaMillerforabeginning-intermediateclassinMicrosoftWord2010.Attendees will learn howto open,close,andsavedocuments, cut,copy,andpaste, formattext, insertpictures, andotherwordprocessingskills.

    Asalways,Rosettaishappytoanswerquestionsandhelpherstudentswhentheygetstuck, sothiswillbearelaxedandinformative classforall.

    Theclassisfree,butregistrationisrequiredby Monday, Feb.10. Attendeesmustbeabletotouch-type.

    For more information or to register, calltheLaGrangeCountyPublicLibraryat260-463-2841ext. 1030 or stop in at the library on Spring St. in LaGrange.

Learn to crochet…

    There will be a “Learn to Crochet” class from 2-4p.m. on Saturday,Feb.22, at the LaGrangeCountyPublicLibrary.

    Thisisaclassforadultswhohavenevercrochetedbefore.Allmaterialswillbesuppliedand willbeyourstokeep.

    Registrationdeadline is Friday, Feb.14, and there is a small costtocovermaterials,dueatsignup.

    RegisterattheLaGrangeCountyPublicLibrary ReferenceDeskorcall 260-463-2841ext. 1030.Registrationisnotfinal untilthedonationformaterialsisreceived.

 

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GenealogyAssistance

LaGrangeCountyPublicLibrary

 

 

VolunteersareavailableintheGenealogyDepartmentatregulartimes toassistthepublic withfamilyhistoryquestionsandchallenges.

 

VolunteersfromtheGenealogicalSocietyareavailable:

EveryWednesday 9:30a.m.-1:30p.m.

 

 

VolunteersfromtheLaGrangeCountyDaughtersoftheAmericanRevolutionareavailable:

SecondTuesdayof EachMonth 1:00p.m.-5:00p.m.

Checkout aneReader! LaGrangeCountyPublicLibrary BeginningJanuary20

 

ThelibraryhasKindleeReadersavailableforcheckouttoadultborrowers(18+). Ifyou’dlike toborrow one,pleaseenquire atLaGrange’smain circulationdesk.

 

eReadercheckoutrequiresboth:

 

·       AcurrentLaGrangeCountyPublicLibrarycard,and

·       Acurrentgovernment-issuedphotoornon-photoID

·       Didyouknowthatyoucansendandreceive faxesatyourlocallibrary?

·       Faxescost$1perpagetosendorreceive.Faxesto toll-freenumbersarefree!

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