Reading Programs at Porter County Public Libraries
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Monday, February 27, 2017
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Free Computer Coding Workshop. Web based program basics are shown at this workshop. Attendees can work at their own pace. Space is limited. Program Date: Monday, March 13th.
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Tuesday February 28th
from 3:30pm - 5pm
Come to a scavenger hunt and find where all the fantastic beasts at the library! Search for clues to find where the magical creatures like to hide. After all the creatures are found you can make your own fantastic creature in a movie-inspired craft. Wizard inspired snacks will be provided. For children ages 7 to 12 years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required, space is limited.
For more information please call: 763-6546.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Bring a project and knit along with our friendly group! Beginners welcome!
Location
Meeting Room B - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Monthly meetings held to develop new programs for teens.
New members welcome!
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Thursday, March 02, 2017
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Gentle, restorative yoga with experienced instructor Kate Schlobohm. Includes poses for stretching and strengthening, breathing exercises, and progressive-relaxation style meditation. For ages teen through 70+. $10 per session or 5 for $40; deposit required. Sign up today at the Portage check-out desk!
Location
Meeting Room A & B - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Bring a project and knit along with our friendly group! Beginners welcome!
Location
Meeting Room B - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Thursday, March 09, 2017
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Gentle, restorative yoga with experienced instructor Kate Schlobohm. Includes poses for stretching and strengthening, breathing exercises, and progressive-relaxation style meditation. For ages teen through 70+. $10 per session or 5 for $40; deposit required. Sign up today at the Portage check-out desk!
Location
Meeting Room A & B - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Description
Beginning oil painting class. Project will vary-- see the example at the check-out desk! Pre-registration and prepayment ($55) is requested. Fee covers all supplies. Bring your lunch, and come create your own masterpiece!
Location
Meeting Room A & B - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Monday, March 13, 2017
Time
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Free Computer Coding Workshop. Web based program basics are shown at this workshop. Attendees can work at their own pace. Space is limited. Registration is required and begins Monday, February 27.
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
For Gr. 6-12
Wednesday, March 29
6-7 pm
Play bingo and win books!

Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Bring a project and knit along with our friendly group! Beginners welcome!
Location
Conference Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Teens! Come celebrate the new live-action movie coming out on Friday with this fun party, including food, games, a craft, and trivia!
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Looking for a way to be involved at the library? You can help develop new programs for teens and plan displays for the Young Adult area.
No registration.
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Play Bingo to win Books!
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Gentle, restorative yoga with experienced instructor Kate Schlobohm. Includes poses for stretching and strengthening, breathing exercises, and progressive-relaxation style meditation. For ages teen through 70+. $10 per session or 5 for $40; deposit required. Sign up today at the Portage check-out desk!
Location
History Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Time
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Children grades K-5th are invited to build their very own LEGO creation that will be on display in the Youth Services Department for one month. We'll provide the LEGOS, you provide the imagination...
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Bring snacks and a blanket to sit on!
Parent must attend with child.

Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, March 20, 2017
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Drop in and relax with some good old fashioned coloring! We will provide the coloring sheets, colored pencils, crayons and markers. Or feel free to bring your own! A perfect way to relieve stress and make new friends.
No registration required.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Bring a project and knit along with our friendly group! Beginners welcome!
Location
Conference Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Join us as we explore and prepare new recipes that our taste buds will enjoy. All middle schoolers welcomed
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Gentle, restorative yoga with experienced instructor Kate Schlobohm. Includes poses for stretching and strengthening, breathing exercises, and progressive-relaxation style meditation. For ages teen through 70+. $10 per session or 5 for $40; deposit required. Sign up today at the Portage check-out desk!
Location
Meeting Room A & B - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us to play and learn this classic game of strategy and tactics!
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Enter your user name and password and click on the Login button.
Rules
Your summer reading goal is to finish a bingo card!
You can get a bingo card from the library, or print one here.

Dates:
June 1st - Sign up and get your bingo cards.
June 30th - Last day to sign up.
July 16th - Last day to log your bingo card.

Rules:
1. For teens who have finished 6th grade through age 17.
2. The books you read should come from a Porter County library.
3. The programs you go to should be at a Porter County library.
Reviews
Title
Timepiece
Author
Richard Paul Evans
Review
Really good book!
Rating
Format:
Printed Book
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Title
The Avengers
Author
Alex Irvine
Review
It was a very awesome book! I liked being able to experience the movie the book was based off of, through the book, without having to watch the movie itself.  Request this book
Rating
Format:
Printed Book
ISBN
9780316256377
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Title
The Counterfeit Princess
Author
Jane Resh Thomas
Review
It was a fairly good book. There was adventure and intrigue and I liked that it was about a real princess.  Request this book
Rating
Format:
Printed Book
ISBN
0395938708
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Title
Road Trip Summer
Author
Lauren Barnholdt
Review
The road trip summer is an amazing book about 2 teens who goes on a trip to Florida while that is happening there is an another 2 teens who goes on the trip to Florida and all 4 teens are fighting while they go to the trip.  Request this book
Rating
Format:
Printed Book
ISBN
978-1-4814-5992-1
Title
Kristy's Great Idea
Author
Raina Telgemeier
Review
Kristy has an idea to form a baby sitters club with some of her friends. They baby sit for kids in their neighborhood.
Rating
Format:
Printed Book
Title
ultimate star wars
Author
patricia barr, adam bray, daniel wallace, ryder windham
Review
awesome
Rating
Format:
Printed Book