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Friday April 16, 2021
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Baby Storytime - Zoom
9:45 AM - 10:05 AM

Children (Birth-23 months)

Join Miss Kate for rhymes and stories perfect for the littlest of learners. This short program (approximately 20 minutes) is perfect for you and baby to share a special morning literacy moment. 

Registration is required. Click on this link to register for all six sessions: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAqd-2rpjMsGdThrjc_x-zlfQtPcB8BEKxD Details on when and where to pick-up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants.

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Morning Makers - Zoom
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Adults (18+)

Join us on Zoom for a morning of conversation and crafting! For this session, we will be creating a spring embroidery design.

Registration is required and is limited to MPHPL cardholders. Click https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMvceytqj0pG9xr32FIVAdG7AtHW9xftopi to register. Details on when and where to pick-up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants. 

CONTACT:  Jennifer Ludwig  574-259-5277 x1701  j.ludwig@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
Monday April 19, 2021
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Lifelong Learning: Relaxation - Zoom
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Adults (18+)

Why should learning be reserved just for kids? If you have an interest in learning new things, then join us to learn about a unique topic through short stories, videos, music, and more. This month, we'll explore different forms of relaxation, where and why they originated, and how they could help to bring a little extra peace to your life.

Attendees are encouraged to checkout the Big Library Read pick for April, The Art of Taking it Easy by Dr. Brian King, available with no wait on Libby/Overdrive, however attendees do not have to read this book to attend the program.

Registration is required. Click on this link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwvc-6orDgoG9zzKTdDl6j_Bz_hGaHySprJ.

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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D&D for Teens - Virtual Session
4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Mondays: April 5-May 24 

Teens (Grades 8-12 )

Adventurers! Ready your sword-arm and prepare your spells! The library is looking for aspiring heroes to join us for Dungeons & Dragons™! New players are encouraged and we will cover the basics of character creation. E-mail a.russell@mphpl.org to join and for set-up instructions. Huzzah! 

CONTACT:  Adam Russell  5742595277 ext. 1704  a.russell@mphpl.org
 
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The Great American Road Trip: Valley Forge National Historic Park (PA) - Zoom
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Children (Ages 4-8)

Buckle your seatbelts and get ready to travel around the United States! From the east coast to the west coast, we’ll discover some of the most fun and interesting places to visit right here in the USA and do a craft together before hitting the road for our next destination.  

April 19: Valley Forge National Historic Park (PA) 

Registration is required. Click here to register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctf-2srTIoEtQAiTQ2KZLwTKaX3qWJUY2D. Details on when and where to pick-up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants. 

CONTACT:  Carolyn Wirtz-Poelstra  574-259-5277 x1400  c.wirtz-poelstra@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
Tuesday April 20, 2021
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Spring Storytime: Tuesdays - Zoom
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Children (Ages 2-5)

Join us for storytime! This is a great chance to get your wiggles out. We’ll read stories, sing songs, say rhymes together, and we’ll give you a craft to do at home! 

THIS EVENT IS FULL. SPOTS ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY SESSIONS.

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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STEAM Squad: Tuesday Mornings - Zoom
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

** THIS SESSION IS FULL **

April 13, 20, 27 & May 4, 11, 18

Children (Ages 6-11)

STEAM Squad is a 45-minute weekly STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Music) inspired program. Example activities include circuit flowers, wind chimes, and a solar oven.

Registration is required; register once for all 6 weeks. Due to scope and quantity of kits, please register if you know that you'll be able to join all (or the majority) of the sessions.

CONTACT:  Kim Hooser  574-259-5277 x1701  k.hooser@mphpl.org
 
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STEAM Squad: Tuesday Afternoons - Zoom
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

April 13, 20, 27 & May 4, 11, 18

Children (Ages 6-11)

STEAM Squad is a 45-minute weekly STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Music) inspired program. Example activities include circuit flowers, wind chimes, and a solar oven.

Registration is required; register once for all 6 weeks. Click https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctcOGsrDIqGtA4YRMUt2Hc-blOFYjlENcw to register. Due to scope and quantity of kits, please register if you know that you'll be able to join all (or the majority) of the sessions.

CONTACT:  Kim Hooser  574-259-5277 x1701  k.hooser@mphpl.org
 
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Camp Half-Blood Book Club - Zoom
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Teens (Grades 6-8)

Are you a fan of the Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan? Join us for our monthly book discussion where we will be discussing Sea of Monsters. This month, we will create cabin flags. 

Registration is required. Click https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJErceGppj4qG91PjnlW8c3Kbhdi4qhmq6Af to register. 5th and 9th graders are welcome as space allows. Details on when and were to pick-up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants.

CONTACT:  Jennifer Ludwig  5742595277 x1701  j.ludwig@mphpl.org
 
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Grants, Scholarships and Loans: A College Financial Overview
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Teen and Adult 

The organization My College Planning Team will introduce students and parents to various financial aid options and focus on some of the biggest college planning mistakes families should avoid. It will also reveal unique techniques to reduce the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) that can save thousands on college costs. This webinar is perfect for the parents of middleschool and high school students.

Registration is required. Click here to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88575485874?pwd=MnArNkpOaEwrVXdFVVJmSDNQY254dz09

CONTACT:  Stephanie Maggart  574 259-5277Ext.1409  steph.maggart@gmail.com
LOCATION: Virtual
Wednesday April 21, 2021
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Spring Storytime: Wednesdays - Zoom
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Children (Ages 2-5)

Join us for storytime! This is a great chance to get your wiggles out. We’ll read stories, sing songs, say rhymes together, and we’ll give you a craft to do at home! 

Registration is required. Click here to register for all six weeks: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZErf-qrrTwoGd0KhIqf72AQJ2JtEIlHosA9 Details on when and where to pick up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants.

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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D&D Quest Girls - Virtual Session
4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Wednesdays: April 7-May 26 

Teens (Grades 8-12)

In search of adventure? MPHPL will be running a weekly Dungeons and Dragons™ adventure for a group of girls seeking to test their mettle in a fantasy world of heroes and villains!  Beginners are encouraged to join. E-mail a.russell@mphpl.org to join and for set-up instructions. Join the Quest Girls and see what dangers and excitement lie ahead! 

CONTACT:  Adam Russell  5742595277 ext. 1704  a.russell@mphpl.org
 
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STEAM Squad: Wednesday Afternoons - Zoom
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

*** THIS SESSION IS FULL ***

April 14, 21, 28 & May 5, 12, 19

Children (Ages 6-11)

STEAM Squad is a 45-minute weekly STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Music) inspired program. Example activities include circuit flowers, wind chimes, and a solar oven.

Registration is required; register once for all 6 weeks. Due to scope and quantity of kits, please register if you know that you'll be able to join all (or the majority) of the sessions.

CONTACT:  Kim Hooser  574-259-5277 x1701  k.hooser@mphpl.org
Thursday April 22, 2021
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Spring Storytime: Thursdays - Zoom
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Children (Ages 2-5)

Join us for storytime! This is a great chance to get your wiggles out. We’ll read stories, sing songs, say rhymes together, and we’ll give you a craft to do at home! 

Registration is required. Click on this link to register for all six weeks: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0pd-6prDwqG9DlfFXXsihc0bwL0lTUBfE1 Details on when and where to pick up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants.

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Aspiring Authors - Virtual Meeting
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Thursdays: April 1-May 27 

11:30 am-1 pm

Adults (18+) 

Attention aspiring novelists: weary of toiling alone? Join the MPHPL writer's group to share your victories and struggles with a gathering of peers. Participants are encouraged to bring their first chapter of an original work for presentation, praise, and critique. E-mail a.russell@mphpl.org to join and for log-in instructions. 

 

CONTACT:  Adam Russell  5742595277 ext. 1704  a.russell@mphpl.org
 
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League of Legends - Mishawaka
3:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Thursdays: April 1-May 27 

3:30-7:30 pm  

(Ages 14-24) 

Summoners unite! Want to keep your League skills sharp? Add our Programming Gamer Adam (IGN: Shadybug) as a friend on League and ask for an invite to our League Night Discord server. 

 

CONTACT:  Adam Russell  5742595277 ext. 1704  a.russell@mphpl.org
 
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Book & Cook @ Home
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

April 1, 8, 15, & 22

Children (Grades 3-5) 

Join Ms. Carolyn and Ms. Kim for this virtual book club just for kids. This month's selection is My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George. During our last session, join us on Zoom for a special cooking demonstration based on the book! 

Registration is required for each monthly series. Click here to register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZItc-yorDwuHNedzbT0vxZv4y2oBBPQAHvZ. Details on when and where to pick up your copy of the selected title will be sent via e-mail to registrants. 

CONTACT:  Carolyn Wirtz-Poelstra    c.wirtz-poelstra@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Spill the Tea - Zoom
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Adults (18+)

Join us as we celebrate National Tea Day! During this program, we’ll explore the history of tea, learn about proper tea-drinking etiquette, and even make our own homemade tea blend. 

Registration is required and limited to MPHPL cardholders. Click on this link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rduytpzkoHtzemSJDflywA13we_2Q7HaLDetails on when and where to pick-up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants. 

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
Friday April 23, 2021
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Baby Storytime - Zoom
9:45 AM - 10:05 AM

Children (Birth-23 months)

Join Miss Kate for rhymes and stories perfect for the littlest of learners. This short program (approximately 20 minutes) is perfect for you and baby to share a special morning literacy moment. 

Registration is required. Click on this link to register for all six sessions: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAqd-2rpjMsGdThrjc_x-zlfQtPcB8BEKxD Details on when and where to pick-up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants.

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
Monday April 26, 2021
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D&D for Teens - Virtual Session
4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Mondays: April 5-May 24 

Teens (Grades 8-12 )

Adventurers! Ready your sword-arm and prepare your spells! The library is looking for aspiring heroes to join us for Dungeons & Dragons™! New players are encouraged and we will cover the basics of character creation. E-mail a.russell@mphpl.org to join and for set-up instructions. Huzzah! 

CONTACT:  Adam Russell  5742595277 ext. 1704  a.russell@mphpl.org
 
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Passport Pals: India - Zoom
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Children (Ages 4-8)

Ready to travel the world? During this fun and informative session, you’ll learn all about countries from around the world. This month, we'll be visiting India! Craft, activity, and recipe resources will be provided so you can experience a little bit of the country from home. 

Registration is required. Click on this link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEsd-2urjsiG9QX_g8tjQ5ZFoah_tSStKqrDetails on when and where to pick-up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants. 

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
Tuesday April 27, 2021
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Spring Storytime: Tuesdays - Zoom
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Children (Ages 2-5)

Join us for storytime! This is a great chance to get your wiggles out. We’ll read stories, sing songs, say rhymes together, and we’ll give you a craft to do at home! 

THIS EVENT IS FULL. SPOTS ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY SESSIONS.

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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STEAM Squad: Tuesday Mornings - Zoom
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

** THIS SESSION IS FULL **

April 13, 20, 27 & May 4, 11, 18

Children (Ages 6-11)

STEAM Squad is a 45-minute weekly STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Music) inspired program. Example activities include circuit flowers, wind chimes, and a solar oven.

Registration is required; register once for all 6 weeks. Due to scope and quantity of kits, please register if you know that you'll be able to join all (or the majority) of the sessions.

CONTACT:  Kim Hooser  574-259-5277 x1701  k.hooser@mphpl.org
 
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STEAM Squad: Tuesday Afternoons - Zoom
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

April 13, 20, 27 & May 4, 11, 18

Children (Ages 6-11)

STEAM Squad is a 45-minute weekly STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Music) inspired program. Example activities include circuit flowers, wind chimes, and a solar oven.

Registration is required; register once for all 6 weeks. Click https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctcOGsrDIqGtA4YRMUt2Hc-blOFYjlENcw to register. Due to scope and quantity of kits, please register if you know that you'll be able to join all (or the majority) of the sessions.

CONTACT:  Kim Hooser  574-259-5277 x1701  k.hooser@mphpl.org
 
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Spice Club - Zoom
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Adults (18+)

Want to spice up your meals? Join us for the inaugural meeting of what we hope becomes a monthly taste experience. Registrants will receive a sample pack of the spice of the month, a brief historical background, and a couple of recipes that highlight the spice's taste. Come and discuss your opinions, experience, and love (or hate) of the spice of the month. 

Registration is required. Click https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYscuuhqjsqGNeCpLCdHa75x9G1YxTH1J-y to register. Details on when and where to pick up program supplies will be sent via email to registrants.

CONTACT:  Jennifer Ludwig  5742595277 x1701  j.ludwig@mphpl.org
Wednesday April 28, 2021
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Spring Storytime: Wednesdays - Zoom
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Children (Ages 2-5)

Join us for storytime! This is a great chance to get your wiggles out. We’ll read stories, sing songs, say rhymes together, and we’ll give you a craft to do at home! 

Registration is required. Click here to register for all six weeks: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZErf-qrrTwoGd0KhIqf72AQJ2JtEIlHosA9 Details on when and where to pick up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants.

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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D&D Quest Girls - Virtual Session
4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Wednesdays: April 7-May 26 

Teens (Grades 8-12)

In search of adventure? MPHPL will be running a weekly Dungeons and Dragons™ adventure for a group of girls seeking to test their mettle in a fantasy world of heroes and villains!  Beginners are encouraged to join. E-mail a.russell@mphpl.org to join and for set-up instructions. Join the Quest Girls and see what dangers and excitement lie ahead! 

CONTACT:  Adam Russell  5742595277 ext. 1704  a.russell@mphpl.org
 
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STEAM Squad: Wednesday Afternoons - Zoom
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

*** THIS SESSION IS FULL ***

April 14, 21, 28 & May 5, 12, 19

Children (Ages 6-11)

STEAM Squad is a 45-minute weekly STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Music) inspired program. Example activities include circuit flowers, wind chimes, and a solar oven.

Registration is required; register once for all 6 weeks. Due to scope and quantity of kits, please register if you know that you'll be able to join all (or the majority) of the sessions.

CONTACT:  Kim Hooser  574-259-5277 x1701  k.hooser@mphpl.org
Thursday April 29, 2021
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Spring Storytime: Thursdays - Zoom
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Children (Ages 2-5)

Join us for storytime! This is a great chance to get your wiggles out. We’ll read stories, sing songs, say rhymes together, and we’ll give you a craft to do at home! 

Registration is required. Click on this link to register for all six weeks: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0pd-6prDwqG9DlfFXXsihc0bwL0lTUBfE1 Details on when and where to pick up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants.

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Aspiring Authors - Virtual Meeting
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Thursdays: April 1-May 27 

11:30 am-1 pm

Adults (18+) 

Attention aspiring novelists: weary of toiling alone? Join the MPHPL writer's group to share your victories and struggles with a gathering of peers. Participants are encouraged to bring their first chapter of an original work for presentation, praise, and critique. E-mail a.russell@mphpl.org to join and for log-in instructions. 

 

CONTACT:  Adam Russell  5742595277 ext. 1704  a.russell@mphpl.org
 
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League of Legends - Mishawaka
3:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Thursdays: April 1-May 27 

3:30-7:30 pm  

(Ages 14-24) 

Summoners unite! Want to keep your League skills sharp? Add our Programming Gamer Adam (IGN: Shadybug) as a friend on League and ask for an invite to our League Night Discord server. 

 

CONTACT:  Adam Russell  5742595277 ext. 1704  a.russell@mphpl.org
 
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Tween Gaming: Among Us Edition - Zoom
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Children (Ages 9-12)

You might be a little sus...so come join us to play Among Us, a multi-platform whodunnit game. We will use a combination of in-game play and Zoom chat to deduce the mystery of who the imposter is...among us. Important: Users will need a copy of the game (available free on Androis/iOS and available for purchase on PC/Nintendo Switch). You will also need to be able to run the Zoom app for voice chat. 

Registration is required. Click https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIqd--srjMvGdYk7FMLX2DYIGFJoHHY_Va3 to register.

CONTACT:  Jennifer Ludwig  5742595277  j.ludwig@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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3D Paper Crafts: Stacking Teacups - Zoom
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Adults (18+)

Create 3-dimensional work of art made of paper in this new, bi-monthly program. We will be creating an Alice in Wonderland-esque layered stacking teacup scene. 

Registration is required. Click https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYsceivrDMvGdMI3fwUQCoaO8jxwFdZm5BK to register. Details on when and where to pick up program supplies will be sent via email to registrants. 

CONTACT:  Jennifer Ludwig  5742595277x1701   j.ludwig@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
Friday April 30, 2021
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Baby Storytime - Zoom
9:45 AM - 10:05 AM

Children (Birth-23 months)

Join Miss Kate for rhymes and stories perfect for the littlest of learners. This short program (approximately 20 minutes) is perfect for you and baby to share a special morning literacy moment. 

Registration is required. Click on this link to register for all six sessions: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAqd-2rpjMsGdThrjc_x-zlfQtPcB8BEKxD Details on when and where to pick-up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants.

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
Monday May 3, 2021
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Morning Makers: Scrapbook Wallflowers - Zoom
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Adults (18+)

Join us on Zoom for a morning of conversation and crafting!  For this session, we will be creating scrapbook wallflowers.

Registration is required for each session and is limited to MPHPL cardholders. Click here to register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUodeGurDIjHdMDIyfAlid9W7x61PNJ4fnG. Details on when and where to pick-up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants

CONTACT:  Carolyn Wirtz-Poelstra  574-259-5277 x1400  c.wirtz-poelstra@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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D&D for Teens - Virtual Session
4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Mondays: April 5-May 24 

Teens (Grades 8-12 )

Adventurers! Ready your sword-arm and prepare your spells! The library is looking for aspiring heroes to join us for Dungeons & Dragons™! New players are encouraged and we will cover the basics of character creation. E-mail a.russell@mphpl.org to join and for set-up instructions. Huzzah! 

CONTACT:  Adam Russell  5742595277 ext. 1704  a.russell@mphpl.org
 
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My Special Lady and Me - Zoom
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Children (Ages 3-9)

It’s time to celebrate and honor the special ladies in our lives! Join us for a themed storytime and some catchy tunes. To top it off, we have an extra-special floral craft planned for you to give to Mom, Grandma, Aunt, or any of your other leading ladies! 

Registration is required. Click here to register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0vdu6orzsoEtUCOpPD73NBiKg-KkHE2b3Y. Details on when and where to pick up program supplies will be sent via email to registrants. 

CONTACT:  Kimberly Hooser    k.hooser@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
Tuesday May 4, 2021
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Spring Storytime: Tuesdays - Zoom
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Children (Ages 2-5)

Join us for storytime! This is a great chance to get your wiggles out. We’ll read stories, sing songs, say rhymes together, and we’ll give you a craft to do at home! 

THIS EVENT IS FULL. SPOTS ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY SESSIONS.

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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STEAM Squad: Tuesday Mornings - Zoom
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

** THIS SESSION IS FULL **

April 13, 20, 27 & May 4, 11, 18

Children (Ages 6-11)

STEAM Squad is a 45-minute weekly STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Music) inspired program. Example activities include circuit flowers, wind chimes, and a solar oven.

Registration is required; register once for all 6 weeks. Due to scope and quantity of kits, please register if you know that you'll be able to join all (or the majority) of the sessions.

CONTACT:  Kim Hooser  574-259-5277 x1701  k.hooser@mphpl.org
 
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STEAM Squad: Tuesday Afternoons - Zoom
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

April 13, 20, 27 & May 4, 11, 18

Children (Ages 6-11)

STEAM Squad is a 45-minute weekly STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Music) inspired program. Example activities include circuit flowers, wind chimes, and a solar oven.

Registration is required; register once for all 6 weeks. Click https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctcOGsrDIqGtA4YRMUt2Hc-blOFYjlENcw to register. Due to scope and quantity of kits, please register if you know that you'll be able to join all (or the majority) of the sessions.

CONTACT:  Kim Hooser  574-259-5277 x1701  k.hooser@mphpl.org
Wednesday May 5, 2021
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Spring Storytime: Wednesdays - Zoom
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Children (Ages 2-5)

Join us for storytime! This is a great chance to get your wiggles out. We’ll read stories, sing songs, say rhymes together, and we’ll give you a craft to do at home! 

Registration is required. Click here to register for all six weeks: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZErf-qrrTwoGd0KhIqf72AQJ2JtEIlHosA9 Details on when and where to pick up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants.

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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D&D Quest Girls - Virtual Session
4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Wednesdays: April 7-May 26 

Teens (Grades 8-12)

In search of adventure? MPHPL will be running a weekly Dungeons and Dragons™ adventure for a group of girls seeking to test their mettle in a fantasy world of heroes and villains!  Beginners are encouraged to join. E-mail a.russell@mphpl.org to join and for set-up instructions. Join the Quest Girls and see what dangers and excitement lie ahead! 

CONTACT:  Adam Russell  5742595277 ext. 1704  a.russell@mphpl.org
 
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STEAM Squad: Wednesday Afternoons - Zoom
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

*** THIS SESSION IS FULL ***

April 14, 21, 28 & May 5, 12, 19

Children (Ages 6-11)

STEAM Squad is a 45-minute weekly STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Music) inspired program. Example activities include circuit flowers, wind chimes, and a solar oven.

Registration is required; register once for all 6 weeks. Due to scope and quantity of kits, please register if you know that you'll be able to join all (or the majority) of the sessions.

CONTACT:  Kim Hooser  574-259-5277 x1701  k.hooser@mphpl.org
Thursday May 6, 2021
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Spring Storytime: Thursdays - Zoom
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Children (Ages 2-5)

Join us for storytime! This is a great chance to get your wiggles out. We’ll read stories, sing songs, say rhymes together, and we’ll give you a craft to do at home! 

Registration is required. Click on this link to register for all six weeks: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0pd-6prDwqG9DlfFXXsihc0bwL0lTUBfE1 Details on when and where to pick up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants.

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Aspiring Authors - Virtual Meeting
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Thursdays: April 1-May 27 

11:30 am-1 pm

Adults (18+) 

Attention aspiring novelists: weary of toiling alone? Join the MPHPL writer's group to share your victories and struggles with a gathering of peers. Participants are encouraged to bring their first chapter of an original work for presentation, praise, and critique. E-mail a.russell@mphpl.org to join and for log-in instructions. 

 

CONTACT:  Adam Russell  5742595277 ext. 1704  a.russell@mphpl.org
 
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League of Legends - Mishawaka
3:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Thursdays: April 1-May 27 

3:30-7:30 pm  

(Ages 14-24) 

Summoners unite! Want to keep your League skills sharp? Add our Programming Gamer Adam (IGN: Shadybug) as a friend on League and ask for an invite to our League Night Discord server. 

 

CONTACT:  Adam Russell  5742595277 ext. 1704  a.russell@mphpl.org
 
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Book & Cook @ Home
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

May 6, 13, 20, & 27

Children (Grades 3-5) 

Join Ms. Carolyn and Ms. Kim for this virtual book club just for kids. This month's selection is Zane and the Hurricane by Rodman Philbrick. During our last session, join us on Zoom for a special cooking demonstration based on the book! 

Registration is required for each monthly series. Click here to register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEpd-GoqDkqEt0IhgD1np1e5iY31we7AmbP. Details on when and where to pick up your copy of the selected title will be sent via e-mail to registrants. 

CONTACT:  Carolyn Wirtz-Poelstra    c.wirtz-poelstra@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
Friday May 7, 2021
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Baby Storytime - Zoom
9:45 AM - 10:05 AM

Children (Birth-23 months)

Join Miss Kate for rhymes and stories perfect for the littlest of learners. This short program (approximately 20 minutes) is perfect for you and baby to share a special morning literacy moment. 

Registration is required. Click on this link to register for all six sessions: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAqd-2rpjMsGdThrjc_x-zlfQtPcB8BEKxD Details on when and where to pick-up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants.

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Fri-DIY! Woven Wire Suncatchers - Zoom
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Children (Grades 3-5)

Celebrate the beginning of the weekend with a DIY project! This month, we will be creating woven wire suncatchers.

Registration is required. Click here to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwsde2pqjMuGNULsmWAMmnbUx88WbnMtaa8. Details on when and where to pick-up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants.

CONTACT:  Carolyn Wirtz-Poelstra  574-259-5277 x1400  c.wirtz-poelstra@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Star Wars Adult Trivia Night - Zoom
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Adults (18+)

Join us in a galaxy far, far away (better known as Zoom) for a Star Wars trivia night! Make sure you do some rewatching ahead of time; we’ll have questions covering all of the Star Wars films, including all three trilogies as well as Solo and Rogue One. Play on your own or get a group together (please no more than 6 people per group). A small prize will be given to the winner. Winner must be able to pick-up prize in-person.  

Registration is required. Only one registration needed per team. Click on this link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcqdOmoqzouHNMxSZh5sSOPbKRK4vTaszio

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
Monday May 10, 2021
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Recycling & Composting 101 - Zoom
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Adults (18+)

Ever wondered if you’ve been recycling properly? Heard about compost recycling but want to learn more? The St. Joseph County Soil and Water Conservation District will be joining us to teach us all about recycling and composting and how you can most effectively incorporate these activities into your life. 

Registration is required. Click on this link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUlfuqurzwjGte5QmA9OI20uIAcP-oAbXPp.

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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D&D for Teens - Virtual Session
4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Mondays: April 5-May 24 

Teens (Grades 8-12 )

Adventurers! Ready your sword-arm and prepare your spells! The library is looking for aspiring heroes to join us for Dungeons & Dragons™! New players are encouraged and we will cover the basics of character creation. E-mail a.russell@mphpl.org to join and for set-up instructions. Huzzah! 

CONTACT:  Adam Russell  5742595277 ext. 1704  a.russell@mphpl.org
 
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LEGO Squad - Zoom
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Children (Ages 6-11) 

Do you love to build and design? Let your imagination soar in LEGO® Squad, where you will be challenged and have your engineering skills put to the test! You will also get to show off your innovative designs and discuss building strategies with a group of creative peers.  

Registration is required for each session. Click https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZclf--uqD0tHNBrx_exkBLM8nR-WHXRVMhR to register. Participants must provide their own LEGOs® or other building materials. 

CONTACT:  Kim Hooser    k.hooser@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
Tuesday May 11, 2021
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Spring Storytime: Tuesdays - Zoom
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Children (Ages 2-5)

Join us for storytime! This is a great chance to get your wiggles out. We’ll read stories, sing songs, say rhymes together, and we’ll give you a craft to do at home! 

THIS EVENT IS FULL. SPOTS ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY SESSIONS.

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Yak, Snack & Read - Zoom
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Adults (18+)

Join one of our longest-running book clubs for a morning of book discussion and fellowship. Books may be picked up at the Harris Branch Adult Services desk. This month we will be reading the Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd.

Interested in joining our morning book club? E-mail c.eskander@mphpl.org for assistance with registration and Zoom.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Eskander    c.eskander@mphpl.org
 
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STEAM Squad: Tuesday Mornings - Zoom
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

** THIS SESSION IS FULL **

April 13, 20, 27 & May 4, 11, 18

Children (Ages 6-11)

STEAM Squad is a 45-minute weekly STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Music) inspired program. Example activities include circuit flowers, wind chimes, and a solar oven.

Registration is required; register once for all 6 weeks. Due to scope and quantity of kits, please register if you know that you'll be able to join all (or the majority) of the sessions.

CONTACT:  Kim Hooser  574-259-5277 x1701  k.hooser@mphpl.org
 
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STEAM Squad: Tuesday Afternoons - Zoom
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

April 13, 20, 27 & May 4, 11, 18

Children (Ages 6-11)

STEAM Squad is a 45-minute weekly STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Music) inspired program. Example activities include circuit flowers, wind chimes, and a solar oven.

Registration is required; register once for all 6 weeks. Click https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctcOGsrDIqGtA4YRMUt2Hc-blOFYjlENcw to register. Due to scope and quantity of kits, please register if you know that you'll be able to join all (or the majority) of the sessions.

CONTACT:  Kim Hooser  574-259-5277 x1701  k.hooser@mphpl.org
 
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Twilight Time Tales - Zoom
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Children (Ages 5 and Under)

Let MPHPL bring some pre-bedtime stories to your home with our once-a-month evening storytime! This month we will be reading about ninjas! Ms. Jen will share some of her favorite stories and provide a walkthrough of the themed craft. 

Registration is required. Click https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkc-CtrjMvH9NbCws6fbpe8VKkymZbBufn to register. Details on when and where to pick-up craft supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants.

CONTACT:  Jennifer Ludwig  5742595277  j.ludwig@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
Wednesday May 12, 2021
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Spring Storytime: Wednesdays - Zoom
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Children (Ages 2-5)

Join us for storytime! This is a great chance to get your wiggles out. We’ll read stories, sing songs, say rhymes together, and we’ll give you a craft to do at home! 

Registration is required. Click here to register for all six weeks: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZErf-qrrTwoGd0KhIqf72AQJ2JtEIlHosA9 Details on when and where to pick up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants.

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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D&D Quest Girls - Virtual Session
4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Wednesdays: April 7-May 26 

Teens (Grades 8-12)

In search of adventure? MPHPL will be running a weekly Dungeons and Dragons™ adventure for a group of girls seeking to test their mettle in a fantasy world of heroes and villains!  Beginners are encouraged to join. E-mail a.russell@mphpl.org to join and for set-up instructions. Join the Quest Girls and see what dangers and excitement lie ahead! 

CONTACT:  Adam Russell  5742595277 ext. 1704  a.russell@mphpl.org
 
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STEAM Squad: Wednesday Afternoons - Zoom
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

*** THIS SESSION IS FULL ***

April 14, 21, 28 & May 5, 12, 19

Children (Ages 6-11)

STEAM Squad is a 45-minute weekly STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Music) inspired program. Example activities include circuit flowers, wind chimes, and a solar oven.

Registration is required; register once for all 6 weeks. Due to scope and quantity of kits, please register if you know that you'll be able to join all (or the majority) of the sessions.

CONTACT:  Kim Hooser  574-259-5277 x1701  k.hooser@mphpl.org
Thursday May 13, 2021
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Spring Storytime: Thursdays - Zoom
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Children (Ages 2-5)

Join us for storytime! This is a great chance to get your wiggles out. We’ll read stories, sing songs, say rhymes together, and we’ll give you a craft to do at home! 

Registration is required. Click on this link to register for all six weeks: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0pd-6prDwqG9DlfFXXsihc0bwL0lTUBfE1 Details on when and where to pick up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants.

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Aspiring Authors - Virtual Meeting
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Thursdays: April 1-May 27 

11:30 am-1 pm

Adults (18+) 

Attention aspiring novelists: weary of toiling alone? Join the MPHPL writer's group to share your victories and struggles with a gathering of peers. Participants are encouraged to bring their first chapter of an original work for presentation, praise, and critique. E-mail a.russell@mphpl.org to join and for log-in instructions. 

 

CONTACT:  Adam Russell  5742595277 ext. 1704  a.russell@mphpl.org
 
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League of Legends - Mishawaka
3:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Thursdays: April 1-May 27 

3:30-7:30 pm  

(Ages 14-24) 

Summoners unite! Want to keep your League skills sharp? Add our Programming Gamer Adam (IGN: Shadybug) as a friend on League and ask for an invite to our League Night Discord server. 

 

CONTACT:  Adam Russell  5742595277 ext. 1704  a.russell@mphpl.org
 
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Book & Cook @ Home
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

May 6, 13, 20, & 27

Children (Grades 3-5) 

Join Ms. Carolyn and Ms. Kim for this virtual book club just for kids. This month's selection is Zane and the Hurricane by Rodman Philbrick. During our last session, join us on Zoom for a special cooking demonstration based on the book! 

Registration is required for each monthly series. Click here to register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEpd-GoqDkqEt0IhgD1np1e5iY31we7AmbP. Details on when and where to pick up your copy of the selected title will be sent via e-mail to registrants. 

CONTACT:  Carolyn Wirtz-Poelstra    c.wirtz-poelstra@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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American Heritage Roundtable - Zoom
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Adults (18+)

Learn about important moments and figures in area history. This month we welcome Travis Childs, Director of Education/St. Joseph County Historian at the History Museum who will be discussing shipwrecks of the Great Lakes.

Registration is required. Click https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZItc--prTooGtK5K497B9RC9OoPAnm45ij2 to register.

CONTACT:  Jennifer Ludwig  5742595277 x1701  j.ludwig@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
Friday May 14, 2021
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Baby Storytime - Zoom
9:45 AM - 10:05 AM

Children (Birth-23 months)

Join Miss Kate for rhymes and stories perfect for the littlest of learners. This short program (approximately 20 minutes) is perfect for you and baby to share a special morning literacy moment. 

Registration is required. Click on this link to register for all six sessions: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAqd-2rpjMsGdThrjc_x-zlfQtPcB8BEKxD Details on when and where to pick-up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants.

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Teen Crafternoon - Zoom
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Teens (Grades 6-12)

Take a brain break and let your creativity flow! This month, we will be creating canvas line art.

Registration is required and is limited to MPHPL cardholders. Click here to register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIpdu2orD0uE9YFbAmEQn8hUzMjLXuPrj3l. Details on when and where to pick-up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants.

CONTACT:  Carolyn Wirtz-Poelstra    c.wirtz-poelstra@mphpl.org
Monday May 17, 2021
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Lifelong Learning: The Movies - Zoom
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Adults (18+)

Why should learning be reserved just for kids? If you have an interest in learning new things, then join us to learn about a unique topic through short stories, videos, music, and more. This month, we'll explore the history of the movies!

Registration is required. Click on this link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMvc--rrTwrGNQ5-Dkrre5N5D07MQCKJUut.

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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D&D for Teens - Virtual Session
4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Mondays: April 5-May 24 

Teens (Grades 8-12 )

Adventurers! Ready your sword-arm and prepare your spells! The library is looking for aspiring heroes to join us for Dungeons & Dragons™! New players are encouraged and we will cover the basics of character creation. E-mail a.russell@mphpl.org to join and for set-up instructions. Huzzah! 

CONTACT:  Adam Russell  5742595277 ext. 1704  a.russell@mphpl.org
 
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The Great American Road Trip: New York City, NY - Zoom
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Children (Ages 4-8)

Buckle your seatbelts and get ready to travel around the United States! From the east coast to the west coast, we’ll discover some of the most fun and interesting places to visit right here in the USA and do a craft together before hitting the road for our next destination.  

May 17: New York City, NY 

Registration is required. Click https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIoc-murT8uHNSQTDd5U16ZpBvD50N-XN3S to register. Details on when and where to pick-up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants. 

CONTACT:  Carolyn Wirtz-Poelstra  574-259-5277 x1400  c.wirtz-poelstra@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
Tuesday May 18, 2021
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Spring Storytime: Tuesdays - Zoom
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Children (Ages 2-5)

Join us for storytime! This is a great chance to get your wiggles out. We’ll read stories, sing songs, say rhymes together, and we’ll give you a craft to do at home! 

THIS EVENT IS FULL. SPOTS ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY SESSIONS.

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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STEAM Squad: Tuesday Mornings - Zoom
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

** THIS SESSION IS FULL **

April 13, 20, 27 & May 4, 11, 18

Children (Ages 6-11)

STEAM Squad is a 45-minute weekly STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Music) inspired program. Example activities include circuit flowers, wind chimes, and a solar oven.

Registration is required; register once for all 6 weeks. Due to scope and quantity of kits, please register if you know that you'll be able to join all (or the majority) of the sessions.

CONTACT:  Kim Hooser  574-259-5277 x1701  k.hooser@mphpl.org
 
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STEAM Squad: Tuesday Afternoons - Zoom
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

April 13, 20, 27 & May 4, 11, 18

Children (Ages 6-11)

STEAM Squad is a 45-minute weekly STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Music) inspired program. Example activities include circuit flowers, wind chimes, and a solar oven.

Registration is required; register once for all 6 weeks. Click https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctcOGsrDIqGtA4YRMUt2Hc-blOFYjlENcw to register. Due to scope and quantity of kits, please register if you know that you'll be able to join all (or the majority) of the sessions.

CONTACT:  Kim Hooser  574-259-5277 x1701  k.hooser@mphpl.org
 
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Camp Half-Blood Book Club - Zoom
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Teens (Grades 6-8)

Are you a fan of the Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan? Join us for our monthly book discussion and craft. This month, we will create shrinky dink pins. 

Registration is required. Click to https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMsfuGvrjouGtMGD6DRoA8r7zxFYXKReLwk register. 5th and 9th graders are welcome as space allows. Details on when and were to pick-up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants. Participants will need to supply their own Sharpie markers.

CONTACT:  Jennifer Ludwig  5742595277 x1701  j.ludwig@mphpl.org
Wednesday May 19, 2021
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Spring Storytime: Wednesdays - Zoom
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Children (Ages 2-5)

Join us for storytime! This is a great chance to get your wiggles out. We’ll read stories, sing songs, say rhymes together, and we’ll give you a craft to do at home! 

Registration is required. Click here to register for all six weeks: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZErf-qrrTwoGd0KhIqf72AQJ2JtEIlHosA9 Details on when and where to pick up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants.

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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D&D Quest Girls - Virtual Session
4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Wednesdays: April 7-May 26 

Teens (Grades 8-12)

In search of adventure? MPHPL will be running a weekly Dungeons and Dragons™ adventure for a group of girls seeking to test their mettle in a fantasy world of heroes and villains!  Beginners are encouraged to join. E-mail a.russell@mphpl.org to join and for set-up instructions. Join the Quest Girls and see what dangers and excitement lie ahead! 

CONTACT:  Adam Russell  5742595277 ext. 1704  a.russell@mphpl.org
 
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STEAM Squad: Wednesday Afternoons - Zoom
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

*** THIS SESSION IS FULL ***

April 14, 21, 28 & May 5, 12, 19

Children (Ages 6-11)

STEAM Squad is a 45-minute weekly STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Music) inspired program. Example activities include circuit flowers, wind chimes, and a solar oven.

Registration is required; register once for all 6 weeks. Due to scope and quantity of kits, please register if you know that you'll be able to join all (or the majority) of the sessions.

CONTACT:  Kim Hooser  574-259-5277 x1701  k.hooser@mphpl.org
Thursday May 20, 2021
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Spring Storytime: Thursdays - Zoom
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Children (Ages 2-5)

Join us for storytime! This is a great chance to get your wiggles out. We’ll read stories, sing songs, say rhymes together, and we’ll give you a craft to do at home! 

Registration is required. Click on this link to register for all six weeks: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0pd-6prDwqG9DlfFXXsihc0bwL0lTUBfE1 Details on when and where to pick up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants.

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Mug 'n' Muffin - Zoom
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Adults (18+)

This morning book club is going virtual! This month, we'll be reading and discussing Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. Books will be available to pick-up from the Mishawaka Library beginning on Thursday, April 15. 

Registration is required. Click on this link to register: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIvce2pqjotHdEhB3ZJm4A1nlW3xt_r6mYc. Contact k.rhoton@mphpl.org for assistance with registration and Zoom.

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Aspiring Authors - Virtual Meeting
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Thursdays: April 1-May 27 

11:30 am-1 pm

Adults (18+) 

Attention aspiring novelists: weary of toiling alone? Join the MPHPL writer's group to share your victories and struggles with a gathering of peers. Participants are encouraged to bring their first chapter of an original work for presentation, praise, and critique. E-mail a.russell@mphpl.org to join and for log-in instructions. 

 

CONTACT:  Adam Russell  5742595277 ext. 1704  a.russell@mphpl.org
 
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League of Legends - Mishawaka
3:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Thursdays: April 1-May 27 

3:30-7:30 pm  

(Ages 14-24) 

Summoners unite! Want to keep your League skills sharp? Add our Programming Gamer Adam (IGN: Shadybug) as a friend on League and ask for an invite to our League Night Discord server. 

 

CONTACT:  Adam Russell  5742595277 ext. 1704  a.russell@mphpl.org
 
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Board Meeting - Mishawaka
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
CONTACT:  Donna Meeks   574-259-5277 x 1101  d.meeks@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Mishawaka Library
 
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Book & Cook @ Home
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

May 6, 13, 20, & 27

Children (Grades 3-5) 

Join Ms. Carolyn and Ms. Kim for this virtual book club just for kids. This month's selection is Zane and the Hurricane by Rodman Philbrick. During our last session, join us on Zoom for a special cooking demonstration based on the book! 

Registration is required for each monthly series. Click here to register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEpd-GoqDkqEt0IhgD1np1e5iY31we7AmbP. Details on when and where to pick up your copy of the selected title will be sent via e-mail to registrants. 

CONTACT:  Carolyn Wirtz-Poelstra    c.wirtz-poelstra@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
Friday May 21, 2021
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Baby Storytime - Zoom
9:45 AM - 10:05 AM

Children (Birth-23 months)

Join Miss Kate for rhymes and stories perfect for the littlest of learners. This short program (approximately 20 minutes) is perfect for you and baby to share a special morning literacy moment. 

Registration is required. Click on this link to register for all six sessions: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAqd-2rpjMsGdThrjc_x-zlfQtPcB8BEKxD Details on when and where to pick-up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants.

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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Morning Makers - Zoom
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Adults (18+) 

Join us on Zoom for a morning of conversation and crafting! For this session, we will create beaded wind chimes. 

Registration is required. Click https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIudeugqjopGdwK7wDbLtE2HVY51lF4z_H_ to register. Registration is limited to MPHPL cardholders. Details on when and where to pick-up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants. 

CONTACT:  Kimberly Hooser    k.hooser@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
Monday May 24, 2021
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D&D for Teens - Virtual Session
4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Mondays: April 5-May 24 

Teens (Grades 8-12 )

Adventurers! Ready your sword-arm and prepare your spells! The library is looking for aspiring heroes to join us for Dungeons & Dragons™! New players are encouraged and we will cover the basics of character creation. E-mail a.russell@mphpl.org to join and for set-up instructions. Huzzah! 

CONTACT:  Adam Russell  5742595277 ext. 1704  a.russell@mphpl.org
 
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Passport Pals: Canada - Zoom
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Children (Ages 4-8)

Ready to travel the world? During this fun and informative session, you’ll learn all about countries from around the world. This month, we'll be visiting Canada! Craft, activity, and recipe resources will be provided so you can experience a little bit of the country from home.  

Registration is required. Click on this link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAlfu-sqTMoGtfJzFqpHtr8Thait_V2XowyDetails on when and where to pick-up program supplies will be sent via e-mail to registrants. 

CONTACT:  Kate Rhoton  574-259-5277 x1706  k.rhoton@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
Tuesday May 25, 2021
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Spice Club - Zoom
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Adults (18+)

Want to spice up your meals? Join us for the inaugural meeting of what we hope becomes a monthly taste experience. Registrants will receive a sample pack of the spice of the month, a brief historical background, and a couple of recipes that highlight the spice's taste. Come and discuss your opinions, experience, and love (or hate) of the spice of the month. 

Registration is required. Click https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkce6trjkqHdEdVZPEmwaqf6cDWBlFFrqJ to register. Details on when and where to pick up program supplies will be sent via email to registrants.

CONTACT:  Jennifer Ludwig  5742595277 x1701  j.ludwig@mphpl.org
Wednesday May 26, 2021
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Move 'n' Groove - Zoom
10:15 AM - 10:40 AM

Children (Ages 2-5)

Move and groove with us on Zoom! This program is perfect for you and your little one to get your bodies in motion while having fun with silly songs. 

Registration is required. Click https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZArf--vpz4iE9xmWWPwMCo_PtLX03ztQkIg to register.

CONTACT:  Kimberly Hooser    k.hooser@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
 
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D&D Quest Girls - Virtual Session
4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Wednesdays: April 7-May 26 

Teens (Grades 8-12)

In search of adventure? MPHPL will be running a weekly Dungeons and Dragons™ adventure for a group of girls seeking to test their mettle in a fantasy world of heroes and villains!  Beginners are encouraged to join. E-mail a.russell@mphpl.org to join and for set-up instructions. Join the Quest Girls and see what dangers and excitement lie ahead! 

CONTACT:  Adam Russell  5742595277 ext. 1704  a.russell@mphpl.org
Thursday May 27, 2021
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Aspiring Authors - Virtual Meeting
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Thursdays: April 1-May 27 

11:30 am-1 pm

Adults (18+) 

Attention aspiring novelists: weary of toiling alone? Join the MPHPL writer's group to share your victories and struggles with a gathering of peers. Participants are encouraged to bring their first chapter of an original work for presentation, praise, and critique. E-mail a.russell@mphpl.org to join and for log-in instructions. 

 

CONTACT:  Adam Russell  5742595277 ext. 1704  a.russell@mphpl.org
 
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League of Legends - Mishawaka
3:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Thursdays: April 1-May 27 

3:30-7:30 pm  

(Ages 14-24) 

Summoners unite! Want to keep your League skills sharp? Add our Programming Gamer Adam (IGN: Shadybug) as a friend on League and ask for an invite to our League Night Discord server. 

 

CONTACT:  Adam Russell  5742595277 ext. 1704  a.russell@mphpl.org
 
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Book & Cook @ Home
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

May 6, 13, 20, & 27

Children (Grades 3-5) 

Join Ms. Carolyn and Ms. Kim for this virtual book club just for kids. This month's selection is Zane and the Hurricane by Rodman Philbrick. During our last session, join us on Zoom for a special cooking demonstration based on the book! 

Registration is required for each monthly series. Click here to register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEpd-GoqDkqEt0IhgD1np1e5iY31we7AmbP. Details on when and where to pick up your copy of the selected title will be sent via e-mail to registrants. 

CONTACT:  Carolyn Wirtz-Poelstra    c.wirtz-poelstra@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Virtual
Thursday June 17, 2021
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Board Meeting - Mishawaka
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
CONTACT:  Donna Meeks   574-259-5277 x 1101  d.meeks@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Mishawaka Library
Thursday July 15, 2021
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Board Meeting - Mishawaka
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
CONTACT:  Donna Meeks   574-259-5277 x 1101  d.meeks@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Mishawaka Library
Thursday August 19, 2021
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Board Meeting - Mishawaka
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
CONTACT:  Donna Meeks   574-259-5277 x 1101  d.meeks@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Mishawaka Library
Thursday September 16, 2021
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Board Meeting - Bittersweet
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
CONTACT:  Donna Meeks   574-259-5277 x 1101  d.meeks@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Bittersweet Branch
Thursday October 21, 2021
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Board Meeting - Mishawaka
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
CONTACT:  Donna Meeks   574-259-5277 x 1101  d.meeks@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Mishawaka Library
Thursday November 18, 2021
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Board Meeting - Mishawaka
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
CONTACT:  Donna Meeks   574-259-5277 x 1101  d.meeks@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Mishawaka Library
Thursday December 16, 2021
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Board Meeting - Mishawaka
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
CONTACT:  Donna Meeks   574-259-5277 x 1101  d.meeks@mphpl.org
LOCATION: Mishawaka Library

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