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March - May

Spring 2020 FREE COPY

IN THIS ISSUE • Databases Inside Cover • Storytimes Page 10 & 11 • Job Fair Page 28

3-Month Program Guide |

For Children, Teens, & Adults


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Program Guide Contents: March Program Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p. 5 April Program Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p. 7 May Program Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p. 9 Spring Break Storytime & STEAM Squad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p. 10 Children's Storytime . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p. 11 Children's Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p. 12-20 Teen Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p. 21-25 Adult Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p. 26-31 Library Card Sign-Up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p. 32 Additional Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p. 33-34 Phone Contact List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . p. 35 Locations, Hours, Social Media, Closings & Late Openings . . . . . Back Cover

Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library

Our Mission: The Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library inspires and empowers our community by connecting patrons to literature, information, ideas, and new experiences for lifelong enrichment.


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4:15-5 pm - H DIY Tornado Bottles (Grades 3-5) 6-7:30 pm - M Teen Gaming Night (Grades 8-12)

4:15-5 pm - B Weather Watchers (Grades K-2)

10:15-11 am - H Wonders of Weather (Birth-Age 7)

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6:30-7:30 pm - M American Heritage Roundtable - No Reg. Required -

5:30-7:30 pm - M MAR10 Day (All Ages) - No Reg. Required -

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10:15-11 am - H March with the Dinosaurs (Birth-Age 7) 10:30-11:30 am - H Yak, Snack, & Read Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff - No Reg. Required -

6-7:30 pm - M Teen Gaming Night (Grades 8-12)

5:30-7:30 pm - M e-Fight Club

4-5 pm - H If You Build It (Birth-Grade 5) - No Reg. Required -

10:30 am-Noon - H Morning Makers: Picture Frame Pincushion

Tuesday

4-5:45 pm - B Dungeons & Dragons ™ (Grades 9-12)

10:15-11 am - H Passport Pals: Egypt (Birth-Age 7)

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4-5:45 pm - B Dungeons & Dragons ™ (Grades 9-12)

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10:15-11 am - M March with the Dinosaurs (Birth-Age 7)

4:30-5:30 pm - M Minecraft ™ Monday (Grades 6 & 7)

4-5:45 pm - B Dungeons & Dragons™ (Grades 9-12)

10:30 am-Noon - B Morning Makers: Paper Quilt Squares

Monday

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10:15-11 am - M Wonders of Weather (Birth-Age 7)

19 10:15-11 am - M Mug 'n' Muffin The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe - No Reg. Required 10:15-11 am - B Wonders of Weather (Birth-Age 7) 11:30 am-1 pm - H Aspiring Authors - No Reg. Required 3:30-7:30 pm - M League of Legends ™

Board Meeting

4 pm - Call for Location

3:30-7:30 pm - M League of Legends ™ (Ages 14-24) - No. Reg. Required -

4-5 pm - M Minecraft ™ Mania (Grades 3-5)

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11:30 am-1 pm - H Aspiring Authors - No Reg. Required

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10:15 -11 am - B All Aboard with Thomas & Friends ™! (Birth-Age 7)

3:30-7:30 pm - M League of Legends ™ (Ages 14-24) - No. Reg. Required -

11:30 am-1 pm - H Aspiring Authors - No Reg. Required -

10:15-11 am - B Max & Ruby ™ Playdate (Birth-Age 7)

Thursday

BITTERSWEET BRANCH & MISHAWAKA LIBRARY

OPENING AT 1:30 PM

STAFF IN-SERVICE

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4:30-5:30 pm - B Teen Craf ternoon (Teens 12+)

4-4:45 pm - M Super-Secret Spy School (Grades K-5)

Wednesday

MARCH 2020

20 4-5 pm - M Tween Time: 8-Bit Candy Art (Grades 4-7)

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10:15-11 am - M All Aboard with Thomas & Friends ™! (Birth-Age 7)

Friday

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3-4 pm - H Pi Day Celebration (Grades 6-12)

11 am-4:45 pm - M Dungeons & Dragons ™

10:30 am-12:30 pm - H Book Folding 101: 3D Hedgehog (Teens 12+ & Adults)

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10 am-1 pm - M Next Step Learning Literacy Screening (Ages 7+)

Saturday

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR PROGRAMS UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.


6:30-7:30 pm - H Will It Waffle? (Grades 6-12)

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4-5:45 pm - B Dungeons & Dragons ™ (Grades 9-12)

Free required tickets available today at the Youth Services desks at Bittersweet and Harris for The Roz Puppets (4/6 & 4/9) and Zoo-to-You at Mishawaka (4/7)

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10 am-5 pm - M Spring Cleaning Walk-In Craft Day (Birth-Grade 5) - No Reg. Required 11 am-Noon - B Senior Sessions: I'm Downsizing… Please Help Me! 4-5:45 pm - B Dungeons & Dragons™ (Grades 9-12)

Children (Birth- 5th Grade) Tweens (4th -7th Grade) Teens (6th -12th Grade) Teens & Adults Adults (18+ Years) Family & All Ages ST Children’s Storytime Free Required Tickets - M Mishawaka Library Location - B Bittersweet Branch Location - H Harris Branch Location

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6:30-7:15 pm - M Pop-Tarts® Taste Off (All Ages)

4-5 pm - H "Egg"-streme Explorers (Grades K-5)

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10:30-11:15 am - H Spring "Egg"-stravaganza (Birth-Age 5)

6-7:30 pm - M Get Your Game On (Grades 6 & 7)

10:30 am-Noon - H Morning Makers: DIY Jar Luminaries

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10 am-5 pm - H Spring Cleaning Walk-In Craft Day (Birth-Grade 5) - No Reg. Required -

St. Patrick’s Day

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7 pm - Penn High School Battle of the Books (5th Graders)

6:30-7:30 pm - M Genealogy Roundtable - No Reg. Required -

3:30-7:30 pm - M League of Legends ™ (Ages 14-24) - No Reg. Required -

11:30 am-1 pm - H Aspiring Authors - No Reg. Required -

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10 am-5 pm - B Spring Cleaning Walk-In Craft Day (Birth-Grade 5) - No Reg. Required -

First Day of Spring

(Ages 14-24) - No Reg. Required 4-5 pm - H Gears, Gears, Gears! (Grades 3-5)

10 am-3 pm - M Aging & Wellness Resource Fair - No Reg. Required -

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10 am-2 pm - M Free Practice SAT Test (Grades 9-12)

Note: Some programs have varying age groups. These programs have ages listed below the event. Programs are subject to change without notice.

Should a program be canceled patrons will be notif ied at least 72 hours prior to the program.

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4:30-5:30 pm - M Teen Advisory Group (TAG) (Grades 6-12)


The Frog Prince

The Roz Puppets Present

Monday Featuring Lenny the Sloth

Tuesday

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6-7:30 pm - H Come and Get It! - Vegetarian Chili Tasting

4-5:45 pm - B Dungeons & Dragons™ (Grades 9-12)

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4:30-5:30 pm - M Minecraft ™ Monday (Grades 6 & 7)

4-5:45 pm - B Dungeons & Dragons ™ (Grades 9-12)

2:30-3 pm - B The ROZ Puppets Present The Frog Prince (All Ages) - Free tickets required; Available Beginning 3/23 -

9:30-10:15 am - B or 10:45-11:30 am Trolls ™ Dance Party (Birth-Age 7) - No Reg. Required -

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Mishawaka Spring Break Storytime (See page 10 for details) (Birth-Age 5) - No Reg. Required -

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4:30-5:30 pm - B Teen Crafternoon (Teens 12+)

4-5 pm - M "Egg"-streme Explorers (Grades K-5)

10:30-11:15 am - M Spring "Egg"-stravaganza (Birth-Age 5)

Wednesday

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Harris Storytime (See page 11 for details) (Birth-Age 5) - No Reg. Required 11-11:30 am - H STEAM Squad (Ages 5-11) - No Reg. Required 10:30-11:30 am - H

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4-5 pm - H If You Build It (Birth-Grade 5) - No Reg. Required 5:30-7:30 pm - M e-Fight Club 6-7:30 pm - M Teen Gaming Night (Grades 8-12)

(All Ages) - Free Tickets Required; Available Beginning 3/23 -

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Mishawaka Storytime (See page 11 for details) (Birth-Age 5) - No Reg. Required -

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4-5 pm - M Minecraft ™ Mania (Grades 3-5)

Mishawaka STEAM Squad: Spring Break Edition (See page 10 for details) 1-1:45 pm OR (Ages 5-11) 2:30-3:15 pm - M Zoo-to-You - No Reg. Required -

Harris STEAM Squad: Spring Break Edition (See page 10 for details) (Ages 5-11) - No Reg. Required -

Harris Spring Break Storytime (See page 10 for details) (Birth-Age 5) - No Reg. Required -

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While available, free required tickets can be picked up at the Youth Services locations hosting each program beginning Monday, March 23.

Do you have your free required tickets for The Roz Puppets & EdZOOcation program?

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16 ST Bittersweet Storytime (See page 11 for details) (Birth-Age 5) - No Reg. Required 10:15-11 am - M Mug 'n' Muffin True Grit by Charles Portis - No Reg. Required 11-11:30 am - B STEAM Squad

Board Meeting

4 pm - Call for Location

Bittersweet STEAM Squad: Spring Break Edition (See page 10 for details) (Ages 5-11) - No Reg. Required 11:30 am-1 pm - H Aspiring Authors - No Reg. Required 2:30-3 pm - H The ROZ Puppets Present The Frog Prince (All Ages) - Free Tickets Required; Available Beginning 3/23 3:30-7:30 pm - M League of Legends ™ (Ages 14-24) - No Reg. Required 6-7:30 pm - H Mix-n-Make Mocktail Party

Bittersweet Spring Break Storytime (See page 10 for details) (Birth-Age 5) - No Reg. Required -

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10:30-11:15 am - B Spring "Egg"-stravaganza (Birth-Age 5) 11:30-1 pm - H Aspiring Authors 3:30-7:30 pm - M League of Legends ™ (Ages 14-24) - No Reg. Required 4-5 pm - B "Egg"-streme Explorers (Grades K-5)

Thursday

APRIL 2020

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6:30-8 pm Battell Center Teen NERF ™ Night

4-5 pm - M Tween Time: DIY Squishies (Grades 4-7)

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10:30-11:15 am - H or 3-3:45 pm - H Unbirthday Celebration (Birth-Grade 5)

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6:30-8:30 pm - B Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt Lock-In (Grades 6-12)

Friday

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11 am-4:45 pm - M Dungeons & Dragons ™

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3-4:30 pm - B DIY Spring Jewelry

2-3 pm - H Rockin' Ramen (Grades 8-12)

Saturday

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR PROGRAMS UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.


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Tax Day (Taxes Due)

6-6:45 pm - B The 19th Amendment and the Battle for Women's Suffrage

- No Reg. Required -

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4-5 pm - H Book & Cook (Grades 3-5) 6-7:30 pm - M Get Your Game On (Grades 6 & 7)

6-7 pm - H Morse Code Jewelry (Grades 6-12)

11-11:30 am - H STEAM Squad (Ages 5-11) - No Reg. Required -

Harris Storytime (Birth-Age 5) (See pg. 11 for details)

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4-6 pm - B Earth Day 50th Anniversary Celebration (All Ages)

6-7:30 pm - M Teen Gaming Night (Grades 8-12)

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11-11:30 am - M STEAM Squad (Ages 5-11) - No Reg. Required -

Mishawaka Storytime (Birth-Age 5) (See pg. 11 for details)

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Earth Day

11-11:30 am - M STEAM Squad (Ages 5-11) - No Reg. Required -

11-11:30 am - H STEAM Squad (Ages 5-11) - No Reg. Required -

Mishawaka Storytime Harris Storytime (See page 11 for details) (See page 11 for details) (Birth-Age 5) (Birth-Age 5) - No Reg. Required - No Reg. Required -

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4-5:45 pm - B Dungeons & Dragons ™ (Grades 9-12)

1-4 pm - M Ask a Lawyer - No Reg. Required -

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10:15-Noon - M Tape Town! (Birth-Age 5) - No Reg. Required -

4:30-6 pm - H DIY Pretzels (Grades 4-7)

4-5:45 pm - B Dungeons & Dragons ™ (Grades 9-12)

10:15-11 am - H Passport Pals: Japan (Birth-Age 7)

Children (Birth- 5th Grade) Tweens (4th -7th Grade) Teens (6th -12th Grade) Teens & Adults Adults (18+ Years) Family & All Ages ST Children’s Storytime Free Required Tickets - M Mishawaka Library Location - B Bittersweet Branch Location - H Harris Branch Location

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Easter Sunday

Yak, Snack & Read The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce - No Reg. Required 6-7:30 pm - M Nickelodeon™ Family Trivia Night (All Ages) 6:30-7:30 pm - M American Heritage Roundtable - No Reg. Required -

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3:30-7:30 pm - M League of Legends ™ (Ages 14-24) - No Reg. Required -

11:30 am-1 pm - H Aspiring Authors -No Reg. Required-

11-11:30 am - B STEAM Squad (Ages 5-11)

Bittersweet Storytime (See pg. 11 for details)

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Bittersweet Storytime (See page 11 for details) (Birth-Age 5) - No Reg. Required 11-11:30 am - B STEAM Squad (Ages 5-11) - No Reg. Required 11:30 am -1 pm - H Aspiring Authors - No Reg. Required 3:30-7:30 pm - M League of Legends ™ (Ages 14-24) - No Reg. Required 6:30-7:30 pm - M Genealogy Roundtable - No Reg. Required -

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(Ages 5-11) - No Reg. Required 11:30 am -1 pm - H Aspiring Authors -No Reg. Required3:30-7:30 pm - M League of Legends ™ (Ages 14-24) - No Reg. Required 4-5 pm - B If You Build It (Birth-Grade 5) -No Reg. Required-

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Note: Some programs have varying age groups. These programs have ages listed below the event. Programs are subject to change without notice.

Should a program be canceled patrons will be notif ied at least 72 hours prior to the program.

Arbor Day

4:30-5:30 pm - M Teen Advisory Group (TAG) (Grades 6-12)

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Mother's Day

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6-7 pm - H Bad Art Night Exhibit (Grades 6-12)

4:30-5:30 pm - M Minecraft ™ Monday (Grades 6 & 7)

4-5 pm - M May the 4th Be With You (Birth-Grade 5) - No Reg. Required -

10:30 am-Noon - B Morning Makers: Miniature Birdhouses

Monday

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Harris Storytime (See pg. 11 for details) 11-11:30 am - H STEAM Squad (Ages 5-11) - No Reg. Required 10:30-11:30 am - H Yak, Snack & Read The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah - No Reg. Required 1-4 pm - M Job Fair (Teens 16+ & Adults) - No Reg. Required 6:30-7:30 pm - M American Heritage Roundtable - No Reg. Required 6-7:30 pm - M Family Game Night (All Ages) - No Reg. Required -

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Harris Storytime (See pg. 11 for details) 11-11:30 am - H STEAM Squad (Ages 5-11) - No Reg. Required 4-5 pm - H If You Build It (Birth-Grade 5) - No Reg. Required 6-7:30 pm - M Teen Gaming Night (Grades 8-12) 5:30-7:30 pm - M e-Fight Club

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4-5 pm - M Minecraft ™ Mania (Grades 3-5)

11-11:30 am - M STEAM Squad (Ages 5-11) - No Reg. Required -

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Mishawaka Storytime (See pg. 11 for details)

4:30-5:30 pm - B Teen Crafternoon (Teens 12+)

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Board Meeting

4 pm - Call for Location

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3:30-7:30 pm - M League of Legends ™ (Ages 14-24) - No Reg. Required -

11:30 am -1 pm - H Aspiring Authors -No Reg. Required-

11-11:30 am - B STEAM Squad (Ages 5-11)

Bittersweet Storytime (See pg. 11 for details)

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3:30-7:30 pm - M League of Legends ™ (Ages 14-24) - No Reg. Required -

11:30 am-1 pm - H Aspiring Authors - No Reg. Required -

11-11:30 am - B STEAM Squad (Ages 5-11)

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11-11:30 am - M STEAM Squad (Ages 5-11) - No Reg. Required -

ST Bittersweet Storytime (See pg. 11 for details)

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Thursday

Mishawaka Storytime (See pg. 11 for details)

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Wednesday

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15 4-5 pm - M Tween Time: Stained Glass Art (Grades 4-7)

6:30-8 pm - M Adult Animation Trivia Night

10 am-5 pm - H Mother's Day Walk-In Craft (Birth-Grade 5) - No Reg. Required -

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Pre-Register for Summer Reading today!

4-5 pm - M Volunteer Day (Teens 12+ & Adults)

Friday

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3-4 pm - H DIY Skin Care (Teens 12+ & Adults)

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Armed Forces Day

16 11 am- 3 pm Hillis Hans Park Kids to Parks Day (All Ages) - No Reg. Required -

11 am-4:45 pm - M Dungeons & Dragons ™

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Noon-1:30 pm - H Teen Game & Grub (Grades 6-12)

Saturday

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR PROGRAMS UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.


MEMORIAL DAY

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ALL MPHPL LOCATIONS

Children (Birth- 5th Grade) Tweens (4th -7th Grade) Teens (6th -12th Grade) Teens & Adults Adults (18+ Years) Family & All Ages ST Children’s Storytime Free Required Tickets - M Mishawaka Library Location - B Bittersweet Branch Location - H Harris Branch Location

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4-5:45 pm - B Dungeons & Dragons ™ for Beginners (Grades 7 & 8)

Registration begins today for June-August programs! 10:15-11 am - H Passport Pals: Mexico (Birth-Age 7)

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6-7:30 pm - M Get Your Game On (Grades 6 & 7)

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4-5 pm - H Book & Cook (Grades 3-5)

6-7:30 pm - M Teen Gaming Night (Grades 8-12)

10:30 am-Noon - H Morning Makers: DIY Picture Frame Serving Trays

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5:30-6:45 pm - B Family Feud ™ (All Ages)

BITTERSWEET BRANCH & MISHAWAKA LIBRARY

OPENING AT 1:30 PM

STAFF IN-SERVICE

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4:30-5:30 pm - M Teen Advisory Group (TAG) (Grades 6-12)

Note: Some programs have varying age groups. These programs have ages listed below the event. Programs are subject to change without notice.

Should a program be canceled patrons will be notif ied at least 72 hours prior to the program.

Are you looking for a new job? Are you interested in a new career? The time is now!

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11 am-Noon - M Family Research with Ancestry.com: A Case Study - No Reg. Required -

Tuesday, May 12 | 1-4 pm Mishawaka Library

6:30-7:30 pm - M Genealogy Roundtable - No Reg. Required -

3:30-7:30 pm - M League of Legends ™ (Ages 14-24) - No Reg. Required -

11:30 am-1 pm - H Aspiring Authors - No Reg. Required -

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10-11 am - B Bittersweet Kiddie Drive-In Theater (Ages 3-5)

4-5 pm - B If You Build It (Birth-Grade 5) - No Reg. Required -

3:30-7:30 pm - M League of Legends ™ (Ages 14-24) - No Reg. Required -

11:30 am -1 pm - H Aspiring Authors - No Reg. Required -

10:15-11 am - M Mug 'n' Muffin The Ladies Auxiliary by Tova Mirvis - No Reg. Required -


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SPRING BREAK STORYTIME For children birth to age 5 Join us for stories, f ingerplays, songs, and more! Adult caregivers must remain in the room. No registration is required.

Harris Branch

Tuesday, April 7 10:15-10:45 am or 11-11:30 am

Mishawaka Library Wednesday, April 8 10:15-10:45 am or 11-11:30 am

Bittersweet Branch Thursday, April 9 10:15-10:45 am or 11-11:30 am

STEAM Squad: Spring Break Edition For children ages 5-11 STEAM Squad is a 45-minute STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math-inspired) program. During this time, children will be exploring hands-on programs to encompass some or all STEAM areas. Children are encouraged to interact socially with other children and attend sessions independently. Caregivers must remain in the library.

Harris Branch

Tuesday, April 7 10:15-10:45 am or 11-11:30 am

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Mishawaka Library Wednesday, April 8 10:15-10:45 am or 11-11:30 am

Bittersweet Branch Thursday, April 9 10:15-10:45 am or 11-11:30 am


APRIL - MAY 2020 SCHEDULE

LAPSIT PROGRAM

TODDLER TIME

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

Birth-23 Months Old

2-3 Years Old

3½-5 Years Old

For children birth to 23 months old with an adult caregiver.

For children 2 & 3 years old with an adult caregiver.

For children 3½ to 5 years old. Kindergartners are welcome.

Lapsit combines short rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books to introduce children to the wonder of language, as well as sensory play to improve motor skills.

Toddler Time is a structured 30-minute program in which books, story-related activities, and take-home crafts provide an enjoyable group experience.

Preschool Storytime is a structured 30-minute program in which books, story-related activities, and take-home crafts are used to increase early literacy skills and Kindergarten readiness.

Harris Branch

Harris Branch

Tuesdays: 10:15-10:40 am April 14, 21, & 28 May 5 & 12

Tuesdays: 11-11:30 am April 14, 21, & 28 May 5 & 12

Mishawaka Library

Mishawaka Library

Wednesdays: 10:15-10:40 am April 15, 22, & 29 May 6 & 13

Wednesdays: 11-11:30 am April 15, 22, & 29 May 6 & 13

Bittersweet Branch

Bittersweet Branch

Thursdays: 10:15-10:40 am April 16, 23, & 30 May 7 & 14

Thursdays: 9:30-10 am or 11-11:30 am April 16, 23, & 30 May 7 & 14

STEAM Squad

Harris Branch

Tuesdays: 10:15-10:45 am April 14, 21, & 28 May 5 & 12

Mishawaka Library

Wednesdays: 10:15-10:45 am April 15, 22, & 29 May 6 & 13

Bittersweet Branch

Thursdays: 10:15-10:45 am April 16, 23, & 30 May 7 & 14 (Children are encouraged to interact socially with other children and attend sessions independently. Caregivers must remain in the library)

Ages 5-11 | 11-11:45 am

Harris Branch Tuesdays

Library Bittersweet Branch Mishawaka Wednesdays

Thursdays

STEAM Squad is a 45-minute STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math-inspired) program. During this time, children will be exploring hands-on programs to encompass some or all STEAM areas. Children are encouraged to interact socially with other children and attend sessions independently. Caregivers must remain in the library. No registration is required for storytime. Please note that we will close to additional attendees 15 minutes into our Toddler and Preschool sessions to help reduce distractions to our young audience members. Caregivers are expected to participate in activities as able. Groups may contact the Programming Coordinator at x1701 to inquire about special accommodations.

Questions? Call us! Harris Branch - (574) 259-5277 x3400 | Mishawaka Library - (574) 259-5277 x1400 Bittersweet Branch - (574) 259-5277 x2400 March - May Programming | 11


Children Birth - Grade 5 & Tweens Grades 4-7

At-A-Glance Registration begins Tuesday, February 18 for March - May programs that require registration (as noted). Register online at mphpl.org, by calling (574) 259-5277, or in person.

Mishawaka Library Questions? Call (574) 259-5277 x 1400

Super-Secret Spy School Wednesday, March 4 4-4:45 pm Grades K-5 Youth Activity Room Are you sneaky like a spy? Do you like spy books and movies and want to try being a private eye yourself? At this top secret program, you’ll learn the ins and outs of being a great spy: Morse code, reading invisible ink messages, and identifying shoe prints! Children may come into the room independently; adult caregivers must remain in the library. Registration is required.

March with the Dinosaurs Monday, March 9 10:15-11 am Birth–Age 7 Youth Activity Room March your way to the library to see everyone’s favorite ancient lizards, the dinosaurs! Stomp to songs, roar for stories, and enjoy games and activities. Adult caregivers must remain in the room. Registration is required.

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MAR10 Day Tuesday, March 10 5:30-7:30 pm All Ages Youth Activity Room Travel down Rainbow Road to the library with the whole family to celebrate Mario™ Day! Dress as your favorite character from the Mushroom Kingdom and get in on the action! We will have the Nintendo Switch™ available, as well as a variety of other activities commemorating Mario™ and all of his friends and nemeses. Adult caregivers must remain in the room for participants 11 years of age and younger. No registration is required.

Minecraft ™ Mania 2nd Wednesdays: March 11, April 8, May 13 4-5 pm Grades 3-5 Friends Learning Center Join us to play Minecraft ™ on the library’s server. New and experienced players are welcome. Children may come into the room independently; adult caregivers must remain in the library. Registration is required for each session.

All Aboard with Thomas and Friends ™! Friday, March 13 10:15-11 am Birth-Age 7 Youth Activity Room Trembling tracks… join us as we celebrate our favorite tank engine and his friends! Enjoy train-themed games, activities, a craft, and more. Adult caregivers must remain in the room. Registration is required.

MARCH

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DINOSAURS


Next Step Learning Free Literacy Screening

Spring Cleaning Walk-In Craft Day

Saturday, March 14 10 am-1 pm Ages 7+ Youth Activity Room

Monday, March 23 10 am-5 pm Birth-Grade 5 Youth Activity Room

Reading skills consist of three components: speed, accuracy, and comprehension. Next Step Learning will be administering a free reading screening to gauge these skills using the Gray Oral Reading Test, the benchmark test in these three reading components. The results will provide caregivers with a detailed, quantitative look at their child’s strengths and weaknesses relative to their peers. Caregivers can register for a 20-minute session.

Spring is here and that means it’s time to clean-up! Help us make room in our cupboards by bringing your friends and family to see what we’ve found for you to make and take. Adult caregivers must remain in the room. No registration is required.

Pop-Tarts® Taste Off Tuesday, March 31 6:30-7:15 pm All Ages Youth Activity Room Test your Pop-Tart® knowledge – can you tell the difference between cherry and strawberry? Chocolate chip and chocolate fudge? The person who can identify the most f lavors will win a small prize. Adult caregivers must remain in the room. Registration is required.

Wonders of Weather Wednesday, March 18 10:15-11 am Birth-Age 7 Youth Activity Room Learn about the wonders of weather with activities based on the water cycle. Be prepared to get a little messy. Adult caregivers must remain in the room. Registration is required.

Tween Time: 8-Bit Candy Art Friday, March 20 4-5 pm Grades 4-7 Youth Activity Room Game on! Using M&M’s ®, create a classic 8-bit video game character. Participants can choose between Mario™, Link™, Sonic™, or Pac-Man™. Candy and patterns will be provided. Adult caregivers must remain in the library for participants under 12. Registration is required.

Spring “Egg”-stravaganza Wednesday, April 1 10:30-11:15 am Birth-Age 5 Youth Activity Room Hop over to the library for some fun! Enjoy stories, "egg-citing" musical activities, and a craft. Afterwards, join in the egg hunt for a small prize! Adult caregivers must remain in the room. Registration is required.

“Egg”-streme Explorers Wednesday, April 1 4-5 pm Grades K-5 Youth Activity Room Get hands-on with “egg-stremely” fun STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities. Afterwards, join in the egg hunt for a small prize! Adult caregivers must remain in the library. Registration is required.

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Zoo-to-You Tuesday, April 7 1-1:45 pm or 2:30-3:15 pm All Ages Youth Activity Room Join us for another fantastic visit from our friends at the Potawatomi Zoo. We’ll view and learn about three of the zoo’s special animal friends, including Lenny the Sloth! Free tickets are required for this program and will be available at the Mishawaka Youth Services desk beginning Monday, March 23. Adult caregivers must remain in the room for participants under 12. Due to the popularity of this show, the last 50 tickets will be held for MPHPL cardholders (please bring your library card when you pick up tickets). Limit ten tickets per adult.

Nickelodeon™ Family Trivia Night Tuesday, April 14 6-7:30 pm All Ages Youth Activity Room Are you All That? Did you grow up watching Nickelodeon ™? Do you come home from school every day and turn on your favorite Nicktoons? Then join us for our Nickelodeon ™ Family Trivia Night! We’ll cover shows from the '80s to today. Bring the whole family, including the Rugrats. Teams must have between 3-8 members. Participants under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and limited to 15 teams.

Tween Time: DIY Squishies Friday, April 17 4-5 pm Grades 4-7 Youth Activity Room Squishies are all the rage right now, and they’re super fun and surprisingly simple to make for yourself! Come play with our assortment of paints and markers and make your own unique squishy to take home with you. Adult caregivers must remain in the library for participants under 12. Registration is required.

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Tape Town! Monday, April 27 10:15 am-Noon Birth-Age 5 Youth Activity Room Drop in and take a tour around Tape Town! Follow the roads using one of our cars (or bring one of your own) to different activity stations. Adult caregivers must remain in the room. No registration is required.

May the 4th Be With You Monday, May 4 4-5 pm Birth-Grade 5 Youth Activity Room Calling all Jedis and Sith Lords! Join us for this year’s May the 4th celebration. We’ll have challenges, games, and other activities available for all ages, from young Padawans to those more experienced with the Force. Adult caregivers must remain in the room. No registration is required.

Family Game Night Tuesday, May 12 6-7:30 pm All Ages Youth Activity Room Game on! We’ll have a variety of family-friendly tabletop board and card games, as well as our Nintendo Switch™ consoles. Come solo or bring the whole family! Adult caregivers must remain in the room for participants 11 years of age and younger. No registration is required.

Tween Time: Stained Glass Art Friday, May 15 4-5 pm Grades 4-7 Youth Activity Room Stained glass is simply lovely to look at. Did you know that you can create your own twist on this beautiful art form using just a few household items? Join us at the library to make your very own stained glass-inspired candle holder! Adult caregivers must remain in the library for participants under 12. Registration is required.


Bittersweet Branch Questions? Call (574) 259-5277 x 2400

Max & Ruby ™ Playdate Thursday, March 5 10:15-11 am Birth-Age 7 Zimmerman Room Join us for a playdate with two of our favorite bunnies, Max and Ruby!™ Enjoy stories, play activities to earn Bunny Scout badges, and create Max & Ruby™ puppets. Adult caregivers must remain in the room. Registration is required.

All Aboard with Thomas and Friends ™! Thursday, March 12 10:15-11 am Birth-Age 7 Zimmerman Room Trembling tracks… join us as we celebrate our favorite tank engine and his friends! Enjoy train-themed games, activities, a craft, and more. Adult caregivers must remain in the room. Registration is required.

Weather Watchers Weather Watchers Monday, March 16 4:15-5 pm Grades K-2 Zimmerman Room Lightning, thunder, hail…oh my! Learn about how different storms are made and the science behind them. Be prepared to get a little messy. Adult caregivers must remain in the room. Registration is required.

Wonders of Weather Thursday, March 19 10:15-11 am Birth–Age 7 Zimmerman Room Learn about the wonders of weather with activities based on the water cycle. Be prepared to get a little messy. Adult caregivers must remain in the room. Registration is required.

Spring Cleaning Walk-In Craft Day Thursday, March 26 10 am-5 pm Birth-Grade 5 Zimmerman Room Spring is here and that means it’s time to clean-up! Help us make room in our cupboards by bringing your friends and family to see what we’ve found for you to make and take. Adult caregivers must remain in the room. No registration is required.

Spring “Egg”-stravaganza Thursday, April 2 10:30-11:15 am Birth-Age 5 Zimmerman Room Hop over to the library for some fun! Enjoy stories, "egg-citing" musical activities, and a craft. Afterwards, join in the egg hunt for a small prize! Adult caregivers must remain in the room. Registration is required.

“Egg”-streme Explorers Thursday, April 2 4-5 pm Grades K-5 Zimmerman Room Get hands-on with “egg-stremely” fun STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities. Afterwards, join in the egg hunt for a small prize! Adult caregivers must remain in the library. Registration is required.

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Dance Party Trolls™ Dance Party Monday, April 6 9:30-10:15 am or 10:45-11:30 am Birth-Age 7 Zimmerman Room I can’t stop the feeling that there is fun to be had! Come join the party and enjoy songs and games celebrating Poppy, Branch, and the rest of the gang. Adult caregivers must remain in the room. No registration is required.

The ROZ Puppets Present: The Frog Prince Monday, April 6 2:30-3 pm All Ages Zimmerman Room April is National Frog Month and what better way to celebrate than another fantastic retelling of The Frog Prince with a classic ROZ Puppets twist! Free tickets are required for this program and will be available at the Mishawaka Youth Services desk beginning Monday, March 23. Adult caregivers must remain in the room for participants under 12. Due to the popularity of this show, the last 50 tickets will be held for MPHPL cardholders (please bring your library card when you pick up tickets). Limit ten tickets per adult.

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3rd Thursdays: April 16, May 21 (no session 3/19) 4-5 pm Birth-Grade 5 Zimmerman Room Join us for this building block program where the only limit is your imagination! Create a unique masterpiece with Legos®, Duplos®, Keva® planks, Interstar Rings®, and more. Adult caregivers must remain in the room with children birth to 2nd grade. 3rd-5th graders may come into the room independently; adult caregivers must remain in the library. Register for an e-mail reminder.

Earth Day 50th Anniversary Celebration Wednesday, April 22 4-6 pm All Ages Zimmerman Room Earth Day is on its way, and if you are wondering what you can do in order to celebrate this special day, we have a program for you! Check it out and have some fun reducing, reusing, and recycling, while helping the Earth to be all it deserves to be. Adult caregivers must remain in the room for any participant 11 years of age or younger. Registration is required.

Family Feud ™ Wednesday, May 27 5:30-6:45 pm All Ages Zimmerman Room Survey says! Join us for a special night of Family Feud™ for the whole family! We’ll have our own version of the popular game show with questions for all ages. Gather up the crew; teams must have between 3-8 members. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and limited to 12 teams.

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Bittersweet Kiddie Drive-In

Passport Pals

Thursday, May 28 10-11 am Ages 3-5 Zimmerman Room

3rd Mondays: March 16, April 20, May 18 10:15-11 am Birth-Age 7 Meeting Room A/B

Join us for a morning Drive-In! We’ll start by decorating our cars and then settle in to watch short films based off of children’s books. Snacks and water will be provided. Adult caregivers are expected to remain in the room. Registration is required.

Ready to travel the world? We’ll explore a new country every month through stories, music, games, and crafts. Each child will get a passport that they can use to collect stamps from the countries we visit. Adult caregivers must remain in the room. Registration is required. Register once (found under the 3/16/2020 date) for all three sessions.

Harris Branch Questions? Call (574) 259-5277 x 3400

March with the Dinosaurs Tuesday, March 10 10:15-11 am Birth-Age 7 Meeting Room A/B March your way to the library to see everyone’s favorite ancient lizards, the dinosaurs! Stomp to songs, roar for stories, and enjoy games and activities. Adult caregivers must remain in the room. Registration is required.

If You Build It 1st Tuesdays: March 3, April 7, May 5 4-5 pm Birth-Grade 5 Children’s Activity Room Join us for this building block program where the only limit is your imagination! Create a unique masterpiece with Legos®, Duplos®, Keva® planks, Interstar Rings®, and more. Adult caregivers must remain in the room with children birth to 2nd grade. 3rd-5th graders may come into the room independently; adult caregivers must remain in the library. Register for an e-mail reminder.

March 16: Egypt April 20: Japan May 18: Mexico

Wonders of Weather Tuesday, March 17 10:15-11 am Birth–Age 7 Meeting Room A/B Learn about the wonders of weather with activities based on the water cycle. Be prepared to get a little messy. Adult caregivers must remain in the room. Registration is required.

DIY Tornado Bottles Tuesday, March 17 4:15-5 pm Grades 3-5 Makerspace If you’ve ever wanted to see a tornado up close, creating a tornado in a bottle is the safest way to experience it. Learn the science behind tornadoes and then take your tornado bottle creation home to share your knowledge with your friends and family! Supplies will be provided. Adult caregivers must remain in the library for participants under 12. Registration is required.

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“Egg”-streme Explorers Tuesday, March 31 4-5 pm Grades K-5 Youth Activity Room Get hands-on with “egg-stremely” fun STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities. Afterwards, join in the egg hunt for a small prize! Adult caregivers must remain in the library. Registration is required.

Gears, Gears, Gears! Thursday, March 19 4-5 pm Grades 3-5 Makerspace Have you ever wondered how gears work? Have you ever tried making your own? Come visit our Makerspace for an hour of fun with gears! We’ll be making our own gears and putting them to work for us. Participants may enter the room independently; adult caregivers must remain in the library. Registration is required.

Spring Cleaning Walk-In Craft Day Tuesday, March 24 10 am-5 pm Birth-Grade 5 Children’s Activity Room Spring is here and that means it’s time to clean-up! Help us make room in our cupboards by bringing your friends and family to see what we’ve found for you to make and take. Adult caregivers must remain in the room. No registration is required.

Spring “Egg”-stravaganza Tuesday, March 31 10:30-11:15 am Birth-Age 5 Meeting Room A/B Hop over to the library for some fun! Enjoy stories, egg-citing musical activities, and a craft. Afterwards, join in the egg hunt for a small prize! Adult caregivers must remain in the room. Registration is required.

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The ROZ Puppets Present: The Frog Prince Thursday, April 9 2:30-3 pm All Ages Youth Activity Room April is National Frog Month and what better way to celebrate than another fantastic retelling of The Frog Prince with a classic ROZ Puppets twist! Free tickets are required for this program and will be available at the Mishawaka Youth Services desk beginning Monday, March 23. Adult caregivers must remain in the room for participants under 12. Due to the popularity of this show, the last 50 tickets will be held for MPHPL cardholders (please bring your library card when you pick up tickets). Limit ten tickets per adult.

Unbirthday Unbirthday Celebration Friday, April 10 10:30-11:15 am or 3-3:45 pm Birth-Grade 5 Meeting Room A/B You are invited to a very happy unbirthday party at the Harris Branch! Come and enjoy some Alice in Wonderland inspired stories, activities, and treats! Adult caregivers must remain in the room. Registration is required.


DIY Pretzels Monday, April 20 4:30-6 pm Grades 4-7 Makerspace Did you know that National Pretzel Day is observed every year on April 26? Participants will celebrate a little early as they learn how to make soft pretzels and dipping sauces in this hands-on cooking workshop. Adult caregivers must remain in the room for participants 11 years of age and younger. Registration is required.

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Mother’s Day Walk-In Craft Friday, May 8 10 am-5 pm Birth-Grade 5 Youth Activity Room Adult caregivers are invited to bring their children to make something special for mom, grandmother, aunt, or a special lady in their life. Adult caregivers must remain in the room. No registration is required.

Book & Cook 4th Tuesdays: April 28, May 26 (no session 3/24) 4-5 pm Grades 3-5 Makerspace Elementary students in grades 3-5 are invited to make some delicious book-themed meals. Bring your culinary skills and appetite and we will bring the rest! Adult caregivers must remain in the room for participants 11 years of age and younger. Registration is required for each session. April 28: Dish: Pancakes and scrambled eggs Featured Book: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett

COMMUNITY EVENTS Kids to Parks Day Saturday, May 16 11 am-3 pm Hillis Hans Park Kids to Parks Day is a national event and Hillis Hans Park will be the place to be! Stop by for free games, kids’ activities, and music. Don’t forget to visit the library table, play a game, learn about upcoming programs, and sign up for our Summer Reading program! Sponsored by Mishawaka Parks Department and National Park Trust. No registration is required.

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UNATTENDED CHILD POLICY The Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library strives to provide an environment conducive to lifelong learning and the personal development of its users. The MPHPL staff is committed to helping children with activities related to the library. Library staff cannot, nor is it their responsibility to serve as babysitters, teachers, or disciplinarians.

Parents are responsible for the behavior of their children while they are in the library.

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Children 11 years of age and younger

must be accompanied and directly supervised at all times by a parent or other responsible person age 14 or older.

12 years 12 Children of age and older may use the library unattended subject to the library rules and policies concerning behavior, conduct, and demeanor.

Policy approved October 13, 2005 by the Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library Board of Trustees. Amended November 19, 2015.

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Teen Programs

At-A-Glance Grades 6-12

Registration begins Tuesday, February 18

for March-May programs that require registration (as noted). Register online at mphpl.org, by calling (574) 259-5277, or in person.

Mishawaka Library Questions? Call (574) 259-5277 x 1400

Minecraft ™ Monday

1st Mondays: March 2, April 6, May 4 4:30-5:30 pm Grades 6 & 7 Friends Learning Center Join us to play Minecraft™ on the library’s server. New and experienced players are welcome. Adult caregivers must remain in the library for participants under 12. Registration is required for each session.

League of Legends ™ Every Thursday Night 3:30-7:30 pm Ages 14-24 Friends Learning Center

Stop by to play the world’s largest multiplayer game in the Friends Learning Center. Space is limited to 10 players on a first-come basis. No registration is required.

MAR10 Day

Tuesday, March 10 5:30-7:30 pm All Ages Youth Activity Room Travel down Rainbow Road to the library with the whole family to celebrate Mario™ Day! Dress as your favorite character from the Mushroom Kingdom and get in on the action! We will have the Nintendo Switch™ available, as well as a variety of other activities commemorating Mario™ and all of his friends and nemeses. No registration is required.

Tween Time: 8-Bit Candy Art Friday, March 20 4-5 pm Grades 4-7 Youth Activity Room

Game on! Using M&M’s ®, create a classic 8-bit video game character. Participants can choose between Mario™, Link™, Sonic™, or Pac-Man ™. Candy and patterns will be provided. Adult caregivers must remain in the library for participants under 12. Registration is required.

Teen Gaming Night

1st & 3rd Tuesdays: March 3 & 17, April 7 & 21, May 5 & 19 6-7:30 pm Grades 8-12 Youth Activity Room Join us for teen gaming! Play our Nintendo Switch™ or choose from an assortment of card, dice, and board games. Registration is required.

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Get Your Game On

4th Tuesdays: March 24, April 28, May 26 6-7:30 pm Grades 6 & 7 Youth Activity Room Join us for middle grade gaming! Play our Nintendo Switch™ or choose from an assortment of card, dice, and board games. (Please note: teens in grades 8-12 who are accompanying a younger sibling in grade 6 or 7 are able to register). Registration is required.

Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

4th Fridays: March 27, April 24, May 22 4:30-5:30 pm Grades 6-12 Youth Activity Room Join the Teen Advisory Group (TAG)! Teen volunteers help create teen programs, advise on the collection, and help with other library projects. Check out a meeting to learn more. Registration is required.

Free Practice SAT Test Saturday, March 28 10 am–2 pm Grades 9-12 Youth Activity Room

MPHPL and Sylvan Learning Center are teaming up to provide high school students with an opportunity to take a free SAT practice test. The assessment will be proctored at the library, courtesy of Sylvan Learning Center. Space is limited. Registration is required. Students should bring a #2 pencil and a calculator. After the test, teens and their parents can contact Sylvan at (574) 254-1055 to receive their personalized results.

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Pop-Tarts® Taste Off Tuesday, March 31 6:30-7:15 pm All Ages Youth Activity Room

Test your Pop-Tart® knowledge – can you tell the difference between cherry and strawberry? Chocolate chip and chocolate fudge? The person who can identify the most f lavors will win a small prize. Registration is required.

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FAMILY TRIVIA NIGHT Nickelodeon™ Family Trivia Night Tuesday, April 14 6-7:30 pm All Ages Youth Activity Room Are you All That? Did you grow up watching Nickelodeon™? Do you come home from school every day and turn on your favorite Nicktoons? Then join us for our Nickelodeon™ Family Trivia Night! We’ll cover shows from the ‘80s to today. Bring the whole family, including the Rugrats. Teams must have between 3-8 members. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and limited to 15 teams.

Tween Time: DIY Squishies Friday, April 17 4-5 pm Grades 4-7 Youth Activity Room

Squishies are all the rage right now, and they’re super fun and surprisingly simple to make for yourself! Come play with our assortment of paints and markers and make your own unique squishy to take home with you. Adult caregivers must remain in the library for participants under 12. Registration is required.


Volunteer Day Friday, May 1 4-5 pm Teens (12+) & Adults Youth Activity Room

Want to help the library out and earn volunteer hours? Then join us for our spring Volunteer Day! You’ll help library staff prepare for the Summer Reading Program. Registration is required

Job Fair

Tuesday, May 12 1–4 pm Teens (16+) & Adults Youth Activity Room MPHPL is partnering with Trine University to bring a job fair to the Mishawaka Library! Several local employers from a variety of industries will be available to discuss employment opportunities. There will also be a number of local educational organizations on hand to help those looking to further their education. No registration is required.

Family Game Night Tuesday, May 12 6-7:30 pm All Ages Youth Activity Room

Game on! We’ll have a variety of family-friendly tabletop board and card games, as well as our Nintendo Switch™ consoles. Come solo or bring the whole family! Adult caregivers must remain in the room for any participant under the age of 10 and must remain in the library for any participant under 12. No registration is required.

Tween Time: Stained Glass Art Friday, May 15 4-5 pm Grades 4-7 Youth Activity Room

Stained glass is simply lovely to look at. Did you know that you can create your own twist on this beautiful art form using just a few household items? Join us at the library to make your very own stained glass-inspired candle holder! Adult caregivers must remain in the library for participants under 12. Registration is required.

Bittersweet Branch Questions? Call (574) 259-5277 x 2400

Dungeons & Dragons ™ Every Monday (March & April) 4-5:45 pm Grades 9-12 Conference Room

Adventurers, ready your sword arm and prepare your spells! The library is looking for f ive aspiring heroes to join us every Monday for Dungeons & Dragons™ New players are encouraged. Huzzah! Registration is required and is limited to MPHPL cardholders. Register once (found under the 3/2/20 date) to enroll for the entire March-April season. If a registered player misses two consecutive sessions without notifying the library, their spot will be open to another player.

Teen Crafternoons

1st Wednesdays: March 4, April 1, May 6 4:30-5:30 pm Teens (12+) Zimmerman Meeting Room Are you a creative person and need a space to practice in? Come to the library and get your craft on. Supplies will be provided. Registration is required. March 4: Washi Tape Cereal Box Organizers April 1: Initial String Wrap Art May 6: Magazine Wall Art

Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt Lock-In Friday, April 3 6:30-8:30 pm Grades 6-12 Zimmerman Meeting Room

Join us for our 5th annual egg hunt! Bring a f lashlight and join the quest to f ind hidden eggs full of candy. Glow-in-the-dark eggs will contain surprises. Find the glitter egg to receive the grand prize! Registration is required.

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Harris Branch Questions? Call (574) 259-5277 x 3400

Earth Day 50th Anniversary Celebration

Book Folding 101: 3D Hedgehog

Earth Day is on its way, and if you are wondering what you can do in order to celebrate this special day, we have a program for you! Check it out and have some fun reducing, reusing, and recycling, while helping the Earth to be all it deserves to be. Adult caregivers must remain in the room for any participant 11 years of age or younger. Registration is required.

Give new life to old books! Learn how to fold a book into a 3D hedgehog. Using the provided supplies, decorate your f inished piece to give your hedgehog its own unique personality. Registration is required.

Wednesday, April 22 4-6 pm All Ages Zimmerman Meeting Room

Saturday, March 14 10:30 am-12:30 pm Teens (12+) & Adults Makerspace

Dungeons & Dragons ™ for Beginners Monday May 18 4-5:45 pm Grades 7-8 Conference Room

Pi Day Celebration Saturday, March 14 3-4 pm Grades 6-12 Makerspace

New to D&D ? The library is looking for f ive aspiring heroes to join us for a short Dungeons & Dragons™ adventure. Beginners are encouraged and level 3 characters will be provided. Huzzah! Registration is required and is limited to MPHPL cardholders. ™

Can you think of a better way to celebrate Pi Day than by making pies? We can’t! Participants will create a pizza pie bagel and a graham cracker pudding pie with Cool Whip ©. Registration is required.

Family Feud ™

Wednesday, May 27 5:30-6:45 pm All Ages Zimmerman Meeting Room Survey says! Join us for a special night of Family Feud for the whole family! We’ll have our own version of the popular game show with questions for all ages. Gather up the crew; teams must have between 3-8 members. Participants under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and limited to 15 teams. ™

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Will It Waff le? Monday, March 30 6:30-7:30 pm Grades 6-12 Makerspace

Have you ever tried to make brownies with a waff le iron? How about pizza? We’re about to find out just what happens when we try to cook with nothing but a waff le iron! Be prepared to get a little messy and have a whole lot of fun. Adult caregivers must remain in the library for participants under 12. Registration is required.


Rockin’ Ramen

DIY Skin Care

Think you love ramen as much as we do? Then join us for an afternoon f illed with ramen. We will have a variety of spices, sauces, and more that you can add to your noodles to make your own unique ramen creation. Keep it simple or go crazy, the choice is yours! Registration is required.

It’s time to get out of the house for a little afternoon pampering! We’ll be making luscious nut-free hand and body cream as well as a refreshing facial spray. Registration is required.

DIY Pretzels

Monday, May 11 6-7 pm Grades 6-12 Makerspace

Saturday, April 4 2-3 pm Grades 8-12 Makerspace

Monday, April 20 4:30-6 pm Grades 4-7 Makerspace Did you know that National Pretzel Day is observed every year on April 26? Participants will celebrate a little early as they learn how to make soft pretzels and dipping sauces in this hands-on cooking workshop. Adult caregivers must remain in the room for participants 11 years of age and younger. Registration is required.

Morse Code Jewelry Monday, April 27 6-7 pm Grades 6-12 Makerspace

Morse code jewelry is a lovely way to send a secret message — and they’re so popular right now! Join us in our Makerspace for an evening of creating your very own lovely jewelry pieces that you can keep for yourself or give to a friend. Adult caregivers must remain in the library for participants under 12. Registration is required.

Teen Game & Grub Saturday, May 2 Noon-1:30 pm Grades 6-12 Children’s Activity Room

Who will take home the most wins? Play Super Smash Bros.™ Ultimate on the Nintendo Switch™ or enjoy a variety of popular teen board and card games including OrganATTACK!™, Exploding Kittens™, Sushi Go!™,and more. Pizza, water, and soda will be provided. A caregiver must remain in the library for any participant under 12. Registration is required.

Saturday, May 2 3-4 pm Teens (12+) & Adults Makerspace

Bad Art Night Exhibit

We’ve all seen “Pinterest® fails” online. Now is your chance to come try your hand at various arts and crafts! Will they turn out great, or will they be a complete bust? Come use the supplies in our Makerspace to build your own silly art! When we’re done, we’ll vote for the best of the best and best of the worst. Come prepared to get silly. Adult caregivers must remain in the library for participants under 12. Registration is required.

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COMMUNITY EVENT Teen NERF™ Night

Friday, April 17 6:30-8 pm Grades 6-12 Battell Community Center (904 N. Main St., Mishawaka) Join us at the Battell Community Center for Teen NERF™ Night! Enjoy a night of battling your friends and overcoming the obstacles set out for you. NERF™ darts for any N-strike Elite Series Rampage Blaster and most NERF™ toy guns will be provided, but teens must bring their own NERF™ toy guns. Registration is required. Parents of teens 17 and under must fill out a liability form in order for their teen to participate. These forms can be found ahead of time at the Youth Services desk at the Mishawaka Library. March - May Programming | 25


Adult Programs

At-A-Glance Adults 18+

Registration begins Tuesday, February 18 for March - May programs that require registration (as noted). Register online at mphpl.org, by calling (574) 259-5277, or in person.

MAR10 Day

Tuesday, March 10 5:30-7:30 pm All Ages Youth Activity Room Travel down Rainbow Road to the library with the whole family to celebrate Mario™ Day! Dress as your favorite character from the Mushroom Kingdom and get in on the action! We will have the Nintendo Switch™ available, as well as a variety of other activities commemorating Mario™ and all of his friends and nemeses. No registration is required.

American Heritage Roundtable

Mishawaka Library Questions? Call (574) 259-5277 x 1300

e-Fight Club

1st Tuesdays, March 3, April 7, May 5 5:30-7:30 pm Adults (18+) Friends Room Love f ighting games like Mortal Kombat XI ®, Street Fighter V ™, or UNIST ® ?Come to the library to fight and put your skills to the test! Both veteran players and newcomers are welcome. Registration is required for each session.

League of Legends ™ Every Thursday Night 3:30-7:30 pm Ages 14-24 Friends Learning Center

Stop by to play the world’s largest multiplayer game in the Friends Learning Center. Space is limited to 10 players on a first-come basis. No registration is required.

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2nd Tuesdays: March 10, April 14, May 12 6:30-7:30 pm Adults (18+) Eisen Room Join us for special guest speakers highlighting important moments and figures in area history. In May, our annual roundtable allows participants to share memories of the Princess City. No registration is required. March 10: The Lincoln Highway – Speaker Ed Chamberlin April 14: Tales from the East Side – Speaker Peter DeKever May 12: Mishawaka Memories Roundtable

Dungeons & Dragons ™

2nd Saturdays: March 14, April 11, May 9 11 am-4:45 pm Adults (18+) Friends Room Desperate to get your Dungeons & Dragons™ f ix? We understand that adulthood can make finding a group difficult, so we will be hosting a one-shot campaign for five heroes with the sternest of mettle! Attendees will be allowed to prepare a 6th level character in advance using ONLY the 5E Player’s Handbook as a resource. For those registrants unable to do so, a pre-made character will be provided. Beginners are welcome. Registration is required for each session and limited to MPHPL cardholders.


Pop-Tarts® Taste Off Tuesday, March 31 6:30-7:15 pm All Ages Youth Activity Room

Mug 'n’ Muffin

Test your Pop-Tart® knowledge – can you tell the difference between cherry and strawberry? Chocolate chip and chocolate fudge? The person who can identify the most f lavors will win a small prize. Registration is required.

3rd Thursdays: March 19, April 16, May 21 10:15-11 am Adults (18+) Friends Room Enjoy coffee and a muff in as we discuss the book of the month. Books can be picked up a month in advance at the front desk. No registration is required; register for an e-mail reminder. March 19: The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe April 16: True Grit by Charles Portis May 21: The Ladies Auxiliary by Tova Mirvis

Nickelodeon™ Family Trivia Night Tuesday, April 14 6-7:30 pm All Ages Youth Activity Room

4th Thursdays: March 26, April 23, May 28 6:30-7:30 pm Adults (18+) Heritage Center

Are you All That? Did you grow up watching Nickelodeon™? Do you come home from school every day and turn on your favorite Nicktoons? Then join us for our Nickelodeon™ Family Trivia Night! We’ll cover shows from the ‘80s to today. Bring the whole family, including the Rugrats. Teams must have between 3-8 members. Registration is required and limited to 15 teams.

Join us as we work together to discover our family stories. Come with your questions, and share your knowledge. All family history researchers welcome. No registration is required.

Ask a Lawyer

Genealogy Roundtable

Monday, April 27 1-4 pm Adults (18+) Spencer Gallery

Attorneys from the Volunteer Lawyers Network, Inc. will provide free legal advice to the public on a f irst-come, f irst-served basis. Bring all pertinent information and documents. No registration is required.

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Adult Programs

Volunteer Day Friday, May 1 4-5 pm Teens (12+) & Adults Youth Activity Room Want to help the library out and earn volunteer hours? Then join us for our spring Volunteer Day! You’ll help library staff prepare for the Summer Reading Program. Registration is required.

Adult Animation Trivia Night Friday, May 8 6:30-8 pm Adults (18+) Youth Activity Room Are you an adult who never outgrew cartoons? Do you prefer to spend your nights at home watching Family Guy, King of the Hill, Bob’s Burgers, and other adult cartoons? Well leave the house for one night and join us for our Adult Animation Trivia Night! We’ll cover everything from The Flintstones to Beavis and Butt-Head, from The Simpsons to Disenchantment, and more. Make sure to bring some friends; teams must have between 3-6 members. Registration is required and limited to 15 teams.

Family Game Night Tuesday, May 12 6-7:30 pm All Ages Youth Activity Room Game on! We’ll have a variety of family-friendly tabletop board and card games, as well as our Nintendo Switch™ consoles. Come solo or bring the whole family! No registration is required.

Family Research with Ancestry.com®: A Case Study Saturday, May 23 11 am-Noon Adults (18+) Eisen Room Presented by the Mishawaka Library and the South Bend Area Genealogical Society. Join us as we demonstrate how to do family history research using Ancestry.com®. We will cover how to find records using their many databases and how to build and share family trees. No registration is required.

Bittersweet Branch Questions? Call (574) 259-5277 x 2300

Job Fair Tuesday, May 12 1-4 pm Teens (16+) & Adults Youth Activity Room MPHPL is partnering with Trine University to bring a job fair to the Mishawaka Library! Several local employers from a variety of industries will be available to discuss employment opportunities. There will also be a number of local educational organizations on hand to help those looking to further their education. No registration is required.

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Morning Makers: Paper Quilt Squares Monday, March 2 10:30 am-Noon Adults (18+) Zimmerman Room Join us for a morning of muff ins, coffee, and a DIY masterpiece. Choose your patterns and piece together a paper quilt block. Supplies (including frames) will be provided. Registration is required and limited to MPHPL cardholders.


Senior Sessions: I’m Downsizing… Please Help Me! Monday, March 23 11 am-Noon Adults (18+) Zimmerman Room The kids are grown, upkeep continues to rise, and health issues may make it hard to navigate your current home. If you are faced with the decision of whether or not to downsize, join us as The Journey Ahead Council shares tips to help you navigate the downsizing process. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is required.

DIY Spring Jewelry Saturday, April 4 3-4:30 pm Adults (18+) Zimmerman Room Using glass and metal beads, create a wrap bracelet and a pair of spring f ling dangle earrings. Supplies will be provided. Registration is required and limited to MPHPL cardholders.

The 19th Amendment and the Battle for Women’s Suffrage Wednesday, April 15 6-6:45 pm Adults (18+) Zimmerman Room This year marks the 100th anniversary of women having the right to vote. Dr. April Lidinsky, Ph.D., Master of Liberal Studies at IUSB, will discuss the race and class dynamics woven into this history, including change-makers we may already know, and many more that we should know. Registration is required.

The 19th Amendment ’ and the battle for Women s Suffrage

Earth Day 50th Anniversary Celebration Wednesday, April 22 4-6 pm All Ages Zimmerman Room Earth Day is on its way, and if you are wondering what you can do in order to celebrate this special day, we have a program for you! Check it out and have some fun reducing, reusing, and recycling, while helping the Earth to be all it deserves to be. Adult caregivers must remain in the room for any participant 11 years of age or younger. Registration is required.

Morning Makers: Miniature Birdhouses Monday, May 4 10:30 am-Noon Adults (18+) Zimmerman Room Join us for a morning of muffins, coffee, and a DIY masterpiece. Using paint and a little imagination, create a whimsical miniature birdhouse. Supplies will be provided. Registration is required and limited to MPHPL cardholders.

Family Feud ™ Wednesday, May 27 5:30-6:45 pm All Ages Zimmerman Room Survey says! Join us for a special night of Family Feud™ for the whole family! We’ll have our own version of the popular game show with questions for all ages. Gather up the crew; teams must have between 3-8 members. Registration is required and limited to 15 teams.

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Adult Programs

Harris Branch Questions? Call (574) 259-5277 x 3300

Morning Makers: Picture Frame Pincushion Tuesday, March 3 10:30 am-Noon Adults (18+) Makerspace

Are you handy with a sewing machine or embroidery f loss but have too many pins and needles to keep track of? This Morning Makers is the perfect opportunity for you to make a pincushion home for all of your crafting needs! Supplies will be provided. Registration is required and limited to MPHPL cardholders.

Aspiring Authors Every Thursday 11:30 am-1 pm Adults (18+) Meeting Room C

Attention aspiring authors: Weary of toiling alone? Join the MPHPL writers group to share your victories and struggles with a gathering of peers. Participants are encouraged to bring the first chapter of an original work for presentation, praise, and critique. No registration is required.

Yak, Snack & Read

2nd Tuesdays: March 10, April 14, May 12 10:30-11:30 am Adults (18+) Meeting Room C Join us for Harris’ morning book club! Books can be picked up a month in advance at the front desk. No registration is required; register for an e-mail reminder. March 10: Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff April 14: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce May 12: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

Book Folding 101: 3D Hedgehog Saturday, March 14 10:30 am-12:30 pm Teens (12+) & Adults Makerspace

Give new life to old books! Learn how to fold a book into a 3D hedgehog. Using the provided supplies, decorate your finished piece to give your hedgehog its own unique personality. Registration is required.

Morning Makers: DIY Jar Luminaries Tuesday, March 24 10:30 am-Noon Adults (18+) Makerspace

Join us for a morning of crafting as we make beautiful luminaries using only paint and a mason jar. Pre-printed stencils will be available, but feel free to bring your own. All other supplies will be provided. Registration is required and limited to MPHPL cardholders. 30 | Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library


Mix-n-Make Mocktail Party

DIY Skin Care

Why should the kids get to have all the fun during spring break? Take a night off with this adults-only event to help you relax at the end of a busy spring break. We’re getting together for some exclusively grown-up fun! We’ll be mixing up our own mocktails and enjoying some more mature company and conversation. Registration is required.

It’s time to get out of the house for a little afternoon pampering! We’ll be making luscious nut-free hand and body cream, as well as a refreshing facial spray. Adult caregivers must remain in the library for participants under 12. Registration is required.

Thursday, April 9 6-7:30 pm Adults (18+) Makerspace

Saturday, May 2 3-4 pm Teens (12+) & Adults Makerspace

Come and Get It! Vegetarian Chili Tasting

Morning Makers: DIY Picture Frame Serving Trays

What says True Grit more than a bowl of hot chili? Join us in the Makerspace for an evening of making and tasting delicious chili recipes! No meat? No problem. All of our recipes will be vegetarian, but still hearty and tasty. Registration is required.

Want to fancy up your home with a serving tray? Then join us for Morning Makers, where we’ll make our own serving trays using picture frames. Supplies will be provided. Registration is required and limited to MPHPL cardholders.

Monday, April 13 6-7:30 pm Adults (18+) Makerspace

Tuesday, May 19 10:30 am-Noon Adults (18+) Makerspace

Tuesday, May 12 | 1-4 pm See page 28 for details.

ASK & LEARN

Monday, April 27 | 1-4 pm See page 27 for details.

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*Members must live in Penn or Harris Township or live in a reciprocal library district and provide a photo ID with proof of current address (utility bill, phone bill, car registration, etc.)

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What do I need for a library card at the Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library? To obtain your Library card you must: 1. Live in Penn or Harris Township, or have a home library card from a library system which is reciprocal with MPHPL (some restrictions may apply). 2. Provide required documentation: (a) a valid photo ID with current address OR (b) a valid photo ID and proof of current address if ID address is not current OR (c) a valid photo ID and a valid resident home library card for reciprocal applicants 3. A parent/legal guardian's signature is required for any minor under the age of 18 wishing to register for or renew a library card. *Non-residents may purchase a fee card. Contact the Circulation Department for prices.

If your card is stolen, please call Circulation Services at any MPHPL location. You are f inancially responsible for material that is checked out until you report your card lost or stolen. Your favorite Magazines Now Available!

Your favorite Magazines Now Available! Enjoy ebooks, audiobooks &

magazines all in one app! Enjoy ebooks, audiobooks &

Libby. magazines The one-tap reading app mphpl.org/libby all in one app! from your local library.

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from your local library.

Lending Limits: - Books, audiobooks, magazines - no limit - Music CDs – 20 per card - Movies - 10 per card - Playaway Views - 2 per card

Loan Periods: - Books, music CDs, audiobooks, Playaway audiobooks, non-f iction movies, TV series - 21 days - Magazines - 14 days - Playaway Views - 7 days - Children’s & adult entertainment movies - 4 days

Fees & Fines: - Movies & Playaway Views - $1 per day - All other items - 25¢ per day

Renewals: - Movies - No renewals - All other items - 3 renewals, as long as no one else has placed a hold on the item. You may renew by calling Circulation Services at any location or by going online to mphpl.org.

Holds:

Your favorite Magazines Now Available!

- Placing a hold is free and is available for Magazines most materials. Now Available!

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eBooks & eAudiobooks

Text Notif ications

We have those. mphpl.org/ebooks

We send those. mphpl.org/text-notif ications

Access eBooks, eAudiobooks, and streaming video. Read books from your web browser, add them to your Kindle, or download them to your Apple or Android device using the Libby* app by OverDrive.

• Receive text notices about available holds, items that are due soon, and overdue items

*The Libby app is not available for Kindle devices.

• Renew eligible items by text message • Add multiple cards to get all of your family’s notices in one place

Download & Stream Free Music We rock it. mphpl.org/freegal Stream and download music on your computer, tablet, or smart phone. All you need is your library card number. Freegal offers access to a collection of over 13 million songs from over 40,000 labels, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists.

Meeting Rooms We have those. mphpl.org/meeting-rooms Find the best f it for your needs and book today! Visit our website for room applications, fee schedules, & room policy.

Book a Librarian Homebound Services We provide that. mphpl.org/homebound Are you unable to come to the library but still want access to materials? We can help! Delivery of library materials is available to homebound elderly and disabled patrons in Penn and Harris townships. For more information, call Ashley Cornwell at (574) 259-5277 x 2303 or email us at homebound@mphpl.org.

We do that. mphpl.org/book-librarian Do you need some extra help researching a problem or learning a new skill? Book-a-Librarian is a free 30-minute session with a reference librarian available to our card holders. We are happy to help you with complicated questions. Please note: We cannot assist with medical, legal, or f inancial issues, maintenance or set-up of your personal computer equipment, credit card transactions, or the typing of documents.

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Readers Resources We have those.

mphpl.org/readers-resources

Are you interested in a classroom presentation, a field trip to the library, or curriculum support? Book Talks Coding STEM Activities Storytime Visits Themed Lessons and more!

Author Alerts

Receive email notif ications when new books by your favorite authors are added to our collection! Create alerts!

Books in Your Inbox

Receive electronic newsletters with reading recommendations on a variety of topics sent right to your inbox! Sign up!

Recommended Reads

Check out these staff picks in a variety of genres and on a variety of topics for children, teens, and adults!

Please contact one of our MPHPL School Outreach Specialists: Monicah Fratena (574) 259-5277 x 2401 - or Stephanie Maggart (574) 259-5277 x 1401 schooloutreach@mphpl.org Visits can be tailored to fit your classroom needs.

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MISHAWAKA LIBRARY CONTACT LIST Phone: (574) 259-5277 Fax: (574) 255-8489

Title

Name

Extension Email

Director

Donna Meeks

x 1101

d.meeks@mphpl.org

Director of Patron Services

Eric Mims

x 1103

e.mims@mphpl.org

Director of Operational Services

Dena Wargo

x 1102

hr@mphpl.org

Adult Services Coordinator

Melissa Renner

x 3101

m.renner@mphpl.org

Heritage Center Supervisor

Deanna Juday

x 1801

heritage@mphpl.org

Homebound Services

Ashley Cornwell

x 2303

homebound@mphpl.org

Interlibrary Loan

Susan Freehan

x 1605

ill@mphpl.org

Meeting Room Rentals

(Staff)

x 1300

s.schroeder@mphpl.org

Programming Coordinator

Jennifer Ludwig

x 1701

j.ludwig@mphpl.org

Youth Services Coordinator

Anne Britton

x 2101

a.britton@mphpl.org

BITTERSWEET BRANCH CONTACT LIST Phone: (574) 259-5277 Fax: (574) 255-0399

Title

Name

Branch Administrator

Anne Britton

Extension Email x 2101

a.britton@mphpl.org

HARRIS BRANCH CONTACT LIST Phone: (574) 259-5277 Fax: (574) 255-3183

Title

Name

Branch Administrator

Melissa Renner

We now offer mobile printing. Ask an Adult Services staff member how today!

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Extension Email x 3101

m.renner@mphpl.org

Did you know you can borrow books outside of the MPHPL locations? Call x1605 or email ill@mphpl.org for more informastion.

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MISHAWAKA LIBRARY 209 Lincolnway East Mishawaka, IN 46544 (574) 259-5277 Circulation Desk x 1200 Reference Services x 1300 Youth Services x 1400

Monday

10 am-6 pm

Tuesday

10 am-8 pm

Wednesday 10 am-6 pm Thursday

10 am-8 pm

Friday

10 am-6 pm

Saturday

10 am-5 pm

Sunday CLOSED

IMPORTANT DATES Wednesday, March 11

Opening at 1:30 pm - Staff In-Service (Mishawaka Library & Bittersweet Branch)

Wednesday, May 20

Opening at 1:30 pm - Staff In-Service (Mishawaka Library & Bittersweet Branch)

BITTERSWEET BRANCH 602 Bittersweet Road Mishawaka, IN 46544 (574) 259-5277 Circulation Desk x 2200 Reference Services x 2300 Youth Services x 2400

HARRIS BRANCH 51446 Elm Road Granger, IN 46530 (574) 259-5277 Circulation Desk x 3200 Reference Services x 3300 Youth Services x 3400

Monday

9 am-7 pm

Tuesday

9 am-6 pm

Wednesday

9 am-7pm

Thursday

9 am-6 pm

Friday Saturday

Monday, May 25

CLOSED in observance of Memorial Day

Board Meetings 3rd Thursdays each month 4 pm - Call for location

CLOSED 10 am-5 pm

Sunday CLOSED

Monday

10 am-8 pm

Tuesday

10 am-8 pm

SOCIAL MEDIA

Wednesday CLOSED Thursday

10 am-8 pm

Friday

10 am-6 pm

Saturday

10 am-5 pm

www.mphpl.org/facebook www.mphpl.org/twitter www.mphpl.org/instagram

Sunday CLOSED

www.mphpl.org/youtube

Monday CLOSED

HERITAGE CENTER (Mishawaka Library) 209 Lincolnway East Mishawaka, IN 46544 (574) 259-5277 x 1800

Tuesday

Noon-8 pm

Wednesday CLOSED Thursday

Noon-8 pm

Friday CLOSED Saturday

PHOTO POLICY We often take pictures at library events to use in library marketing materials and on our website. If you do not want us to use a picture of you or your child, please tell a librarian prior to the event.

10 am-5 pm

Sunday CLOSED

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