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4/1/14   Who's Hiding This Month in The Library - ALL MONTH - Each month the Bittersweet Branch hosts "Who's Hiding in the Library?" A drawing is held at the end of the month for two lucky children.  Bittersweet Branch
4/1/14   Where's Waldo, Jr. - Waldo, from the famous series by Martin Handford, is hiding in various places throughout Children's Services. Children aged 0-6 are invited to stop by the Children's Services desk to receive a clue sheet, begin their search, and receive a small prize. Mishawaka Library
4/1/14   Limerick Writing Contest - Teens can participate in a Limerick Writing Contest and enter a drawing to win a prize. Harris Branch
4/1/14   We're Going on an Egg Hunt! - Go on an egg hunt from April 1-April 18. Find 10 colorful eggs and receive a prize, while supplies last. Bittersweet Branch
4/1/14   The Sharing Box - ALL MONTH - The "Sharing Box" is an activity box for a child and an adult caregiver. Just ask for The Sharing Box at the Children's Services Desk. All Locations
4/1/14   Guessing Challenge - Children are invited to guess how many sea shells are in the jar. The child whose guess is the closest to the actual number, without going over, will win a prize. Harris Branch
4/14/14   Declaration of Rights to Libraries - This week is National Library Week. Show your support for MPHPL by signing the "Declaration for the Right to Libraries." It's available at the Reference Services desk at all MPHPL locations through Saturday, April 19All Locations
4/19/14   Paws to Read - Children in grades 1-6 are invited to read to Lady, a Great Pyrenees and her handler. Parental permission is needed for reach 15-minute session. Bittersweet Branch
4/21/14   Magic Tree House Book Club - Follow the adventures of Jack and Annie in the Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne. Children will explore the book Lions at Lunchtime through trivia, games, facts, and snacks. Mishawaka Library
4/21/14   Homework Assistance - National Honor Society students will be available from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. to assist students in grades 1-12 with their homework. Students must bring necessary supplies. This is not a tutoring session. Mishawaka Library
4/22/14   Homework Assistance - National Honor Society students will be available from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. to assist students in grades 1-12 with their homework. Students must bring necessary supplies. This is not a tutoring session. Bittersweet Branch
4/22/14   Knitting and Crocheting Group - All skill levels are welcome. Bring a project or come to learn. Instruction is available. Bittersweet Branch
4/23/14   Feature Movie - Enjoy a 1974 classic horror comedy about a descendant of the infamous Dr. Victor Frankenstein. Mishawaka Library
4/24/14   Homework Assistance - National Honor Society students will be available from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. to assist students in grades 1-12 with their homework. Students must bring necessary supplies. This is not a tutoring session. Harris Branch
4/24/14   Explore Science - Theme: "Blowing in the Wind" Bittersweet Branch
4/26/14   Family Research - Interested in family research but don't know where to start? Learn the ins-and-outs and start exploring. Mishawaka Library
4/26/14   Knitting and Crocheting at the Library - Are you an avid knitter? Are you a beginner who's always wanted to learn more? Whatever your level of experience, bring your own crochet hook or knitting needles and join us!  Mishawaka Library
4/28/14   Stories "N" More - Join us for stories, songs, and activities for all ages. Bittersweet Branch
4/28/14   Homework Assistance - National Honor Society students will be available from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. to assist students in grades 1-12 with their homework. Students must bring necessary supplies. This is not a tutoring session. Mishawaka Library
4/29/14   Homework Assistance - National Honor Society students will be available from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. to assist students in grades 1-12 with their homework. Students must bring necessary supplies. This is not a tutoring session. Bittersweet Branch
5/1/14   Lego Club - Club members will create a new project each month and show it off at the end of the session.  Mishawaka Library
5/1/14   Where's Waldo? - Waldo, from the famous series by Martin Handford, is back again. This time he is hiding in trickier locations throughout Children's Services. Children aged 7-12 are invited to stop by the Children's Services desk to pick up a clue sheet, and begin their  Mishawaka Library
5/1/14   Suzuki Music School Concert - Dr. Shinichi Suzuki believed that all children can learn to play a musical instrument the same way they learn to speak. The Suzuki Music School will discuss and demonstrate the method during a concert. Harris Branch
5/1/14   Homework Assistance - National Honor Society students will be available from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. to assist students in grades 1-12 with their homework. Students must bring necessary supplies. This is not a tutoring session.  Harris Branch
5/3/14   Preservation Basics - Interested in preserving pictures, books, textiles, documents, or newspapers? Liz Dube, the Conservator for Hesburgh Libraries will discuss "Preservation Basics: Caring for Your Family Treasures." Bittersweet Branch
5/5/14   Homework Assistance - National Honor Society students will be available from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. to assist students in grades 1-12 with their homework. Students must bring necessary supplies. This is not a tutoring session. Mishawaka Library
5/5/14   1st Mondays in the Garden - 1st Mondays in the Garden is a monthly adult gardening and lawn program featuring various speakers and topics. May topic: "New Annuals Your Grandma Didn't Know!" presented by Greg Leyes, Ginger Valley, Granger. Harris Branch
5/6/14   Homework Assistance - National Honor Society students will be available from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. to assist students in grades 1-12 with their homework. Students must bring necessary supplies. This is not a tutoring session. Bittersweet Branch
5/6/14   Lego Club - Club members will create a new project each month and show it off at the end of the session.  Mishawaka Library
5/7/14   eBay 101 - De-clutter your home and make money! Learn how to sell your items on eBay from Wendy Carrier. Carrier has sold over 7,000 items online. Harris Branch
5/7/14   Treetop Tales - Share stories, songs, and fingerplays. Harris Branch
5/8/14   Decorate a Cupcake for Your Mom - Want a yummy treat for Mom on Mother's Day? Children of all ages are invited to decorate a cupcake for Mom. Space is limited. Harris Branch
5/8/14   Mother's Day Make and Take - Stop by the Young Adult room and make a card and matching bookmark clip for Mom. Mishawaka Library
5/8/14   American Heritage Roundtable - Did you grow up in Mishawka? Bring your childhood stories and attend tonight's meeting.  Mishawaka Library
5/8/14   Novel Ideas Book Discussion Group - The group will be reading Letters from Skye by Jessica Brockmole. This discussion will include a visit from the author. Harris Branch
5/8/14   Homework Assistance - National Honor Society students will be available from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. to assist students in grades 1-12 with their homework. Students must bring necessary supplies. This is not a tutoring session. Harris Branch
5/9/14   Mother's Day Make and Take - Stop by the Young Adult room and make a card and matching bookmark clip for Mom. Mishawaka Library
5/10/14   Mother's Day Walk-In Craft: No Moms Allowed - Dads are invited to bring their children to create something special for Mom (while supplies last.) Mishawaka Library
5/10/14   Knitting and Crocheting at the Library - Are you an avid knitter? Are you a beginner who's always wanted to learn more? Whatever your level of experience, bring your own crochet hook or knitting needles and join us! Mishawaka Library
5/10/14   Mother's Day Walk-In Craft: No Moms Allowed - Dads are invited to bring their children to create something special for Mom (while supplies last.) Harris Branch
5/10/14   Chocolate Kiss Rosebuds - Teens are invited to give Mom a kiss on Mother's Day -- a chocolate kiss rosebud. Stop by and prepare a delicious treat. Harris Branch
5/12/14   Stories "N" More - Join us for stories, songs, and activities for all ages. Bittersweet Branch
5/12/14   Instagram and Beyond: Photography in a Snap - Celebrate National Photography Month by learning how to create better selfies and snapshots! Learn about free applications available for Apple and Android devices. Bring your own device or work with one of ours. Mishawaka Library
5/13/14   Library Opening Late - All MPHPL locations will open at 1:30 p.m. today, so library staff can participate in a training seminar. All Locations
5/13/14   Homework Assistance - National Honor Society students will be available from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. to assist students in grades 1-12 with their homework. Students must bring necessary supplies. This is not a tutoring session. Bittersweet Branch
5/14/14   Friends' Writing Group - Writers of all genre and experience levels can attend. Share tips, techniques, and writing. Mishawaka Library
5/14/14   Yak, Snack, & Read Book Discussion Group - The group will be discussing Frankenstein by Mary W. Shelley. This is a One Book, One Michiana Program. Note the change in date for this discussion. Harris Branch
5/14/14   Instagram and Beyond: Photography in a Snap - Celebrate National Photography Month by learning how to create better selfies and snapshots! Learn about free applications available for Apple and Android devices. Bring your own device or work with one of ours. Harris Branch
5/15/14   Instagram and Beyond: Photography in a Snap - Celebrate National Photography Month by learning how to create better selfies and snapshots! Learn about free applications available for Apple and Android devices. Bring your own device or work with one of ours.  Bittersweet Branch
5/15/14   Homework Assistance - National Honor Society students will be available from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. to assist students in grades 1-12 with their homework. Students must bring necessary supplies. This is not a tutoring session. Harris Branch
5/15/14   Mug 'n Muffin Book Discussion Group - Discuss The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba. Mishawaka Library
5/15/14   Classic Movie - Enjoy a classic, romantic comedy/mystery about a widow pursued by several men who want the fortune her murdered husband had stolen. Free tickets required. Harris Branch
5/15/14   Knitting and Crocheting Group - All skill levels are welcome. Bring a project or come to learn. Instruction is available. Bittersweet Branch
5/17/14   Cardboard Race Car Craft Program - Children of all ages are invited to create their own cardboard tube race car. The Library will provide supplies and an opportunity to race your hot rod. Harris Branch
5/17/14   Craft: Duct Tape Wallet - Teens are invited to learn how to make a duct tape wallet. Mishawaka Library
5/20/14   Diggin' in the Dirt Kids Garden Club - Plant a butterfly and rainbow-shape garden. Bittersweet Branch
5/20/14   Cooperative Antique Study Group - Bring up to two items to share with the group. Mishawaka Library
5/21/14   Treetop Tales - Share stories, songs, and fingerplays. Harris Branch
5/26/14   Memorial Day Holiday Closing - All MPHPL locations will be closed today for Memorial Day. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday. All Locations
5/29/14   Who Are You? A Genealogy Roundtable - Interested in genealogy? Join fellow researchers and share ideas, tips, and even ancestral stories. Beginners and experienced researchers are welcome to chat about their family history and research. Mishawaka Library

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