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All branches of the library will be closed on Monday, Nov. 12, in observance of Veterans Day and Thursday, Nov. 22, for Thanksgiving.

IPAD discussion group...

The public is invited to come to the library from 10-11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, to share tips, tricks, and favorite apps for the iPad. Walk-ins are welcome.

This month’s meeting will be held a week early because of Veterans Day.

Genealogy assistance...

Volunteers from the LaGrange County Genealogical Society are available in the Genealogy Department on the first Wednesday of each month to help the public with family history questions and challenges.

Help will be available from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7.

Intro to Microsoft Word 2010...

An Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 class will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the LaGrange County Public Library. Space is limited,  so registration is required.

Participants must be able to touch type and use a computer mouse. Participants will learn how to cut, copy and paste, save and re-open documents, format documents, add color and graphics, and much more.

Register at the LaGrange County Public Library Reference Desk or call 260-463-2841 ext. 1030.

Etsy Craft...

Recover from the hectic holiday by joining library staff for a fragrant and relaxing craft involving clove oranges beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24.

Registration is needed by Friday, Nov. 16, at the LaGrange County Public Library Reference Desk and there is a small cost due at registration.

Second Saturday Book Club...

The Second Saturday Book Club will meet at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10. This month the book of discussion will be A Test of Wills by Charles Todd.

The book club is open to anyone age 16 and older who wishes to attend.

Frankenmuth trip...

Experience the holiday season in the Bavarian village of Frankenmuth, Mich., on Saturday, Dec. 15. Registration is needed by Friday, Nov. 23, and there is a cost per person.

Travel from LaGrange to Frankenmuth, Mich., via chartered motor coach. Travelers will be free to shop, eat, and tour the village. Visit boutiques, bakeries, and see the giant glockenspiel. Enjoy a cream tea at Sue and Esther’s American Tea Room, and then continue on to Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland, where you can browse an enormous selection of Christmas ornaments, lights, and decorations.

Pick up a registration form at any branch of the LaGrange County Public Library or download the form from the library’s website at www.lagrange.

For more information, call 260-463-2841 ext. 1030.

Llamas in your library...

Come meet a real llama and learn the uses for these beneficial animals – pack animal, a guard for livestock and, of course, wool for sweaters on a cold November day. The whole family will enjoy this informative program presented by the Wensink Family’s Llamash Acres Farm.

This event will take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, at the LaGrange County Public Library.

Come see Sydney...

Sydney, the bearded dragon has moved into the LaGrange County Public Library. After the library closes, he likes to leave his home in the tank and find interesting things in the library.

This time he found the book Milly and the Macy’s Parade by Shana Corey. It is about a little girl named Milly who helped Mr. Macy come up with the idea of a great parade.

The story is fiction but it is based on facts. If you like watching Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, you just might enjoy this story.