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9/1/14   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
9/1/14   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
9/2/14   Online Book Club for Teens - Teens are invited to join MPHPL's Online Book Club for Teens. The first book Looking for Alaska by John Green, will be available for checkout starting today. Mishawaka Library
9/2/14   Guessing Challenge - Guess how many pencils are in the jar. The child whose guess is the closest to the actual number, without going over, will win a special prize. Harris Branch
9/2/14   Look and Find: Crayons - Ask for an entry form at the Children's Services desk and look for the hidden crayons. Participants will be entered into a prize drawing. Mishawaka Library
9/2/14   Fall Storytime Registration Begins - Fall Storytime registration begins today.  All Locations
9/15/14   Apples Everywhere! - There are apples hiding in the Children's Department. Find all 10 apples, and receive a prize, while supplies last. Bittersweet Branch
9/16/14   Junior Lego Club - Children in grades K-2 can let their imaginations fly as they build a new Lego creation each month. Mishawaka Library
9/16/14   Cooperative Antique Study Group - Bring up to two items to share with the group. Mishawaka Library
9/16/14   Teen Maze Runner Party - What job will you do in the Maze? Teens will find out during the Maze Runner Party. Design a floor maze, answer trivia, eat snacks, and try not to meet any Grievers. Mishawaka Library
9/17/14   Library Opening Late - All MPHPL locations will open at 1:30 p.m. today, so staff can participate in workshops. All Locations
9/17/14   Family Movie - Enjoy more Minion madness in this popular sequel. Mishawaka Library
9/18/14   Lego Club - Children in grades 3-5 will create a new project and show it off at the end of the session. Mishawaka Library
9/18/14   Mug 'n Muffin Book Discussion Group - Discuss: State of Wonder by Ann Patchett. Mishawaka Library
9/18/14   Classic Movie - Join u s for a classic movie based on the book True Grit by Charles Portis. Harris Branch
9/19/14   Teen Lock-In Fridays - Teens are invited to celebrate National Miniature Golf Day by putt-putting throughout the Mishawaka Library. Mishawaka Library
9/19/14   Basic Email - Learn how to create a new email account, as well as address basic functions such as sending an email, setting up contacts, and creating attachments. Mishawaka Library
9/20/14   Lego League - Children in grades 1-3 can join the Harris Branch Lego League. Each month, league members will have a chance to create a new project and show it off at the end of the session. Harris Branch
9/22/14   Banned Books Week Silent Read-In - It's a Read-In! Celebrate the freedom to read by coming to the library to read your favorite banned book in honor of Banned Books Week. Harris Branch
9/22/14   Stories N More - All ages will enjoy stories, songs, activities, and more. Bittersweet Branch
9/23/14   Middle School Book Club - Discuss: Wonder by R.J. Palacio Mishawaka Library
9/23/14   Pizza and a Movie - Teens are welcome to enjoy pizza as they watch a movie based on the book The Fault in our Stars by John Green. Harris Branch
9/23/14   Knitting and Crocheting Group - All skill levels are welcome. Bring a project or come to learn. Instruction is available. Bittersweet Branch
9/25/14   Explore Science - Theme: Explore Color Bittersweet Branch
9/25/14   Who Are You? A Genealogy Roundtable - Interested in genealogy? Join fellow researchers and share ideas, tips, and even ancestral stories during a genealogy roundtable. Mishawaka Library
9/25/14   One Hit Wonder: Name That Tune - Teens will have the chance to try to guess the tune before the time runs out. There will be a prize for the person who guesses the most tunes.  Harris Branch
9/26/14   Resume Writing and Basic Word - Patrons without a resume will have a chance to learn the ins and outs of creating one using Microsoft Word. Those who already have a resume are welcome to attend. Mishawaka Library
9/27/14   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
9/27/14   Genealogy for Beginners - Interested in learning more about your family tree but don't know how to begin the research? Join us as we show you how to begin your search and use databases to help with your research. Mishawaka Library
9/27/14   Relax with Your eReader - Walk-in sessions are available to help you relax as you search for and download library ebooks, change font size, and explore other features on your own ereader. Harris Branch
9/27/14   TAG: Teen Advisory Group - Teens are invited to help librarians create teen programs and select library materials. Attend this introductory meeting to learn how more about TAG. Bittersweet Branch
9/29/14   Teen Star Wars Read and Play - Teens will discuss their favorite Star Wars book and play Star Wars on the Wii-U. Bittersweet Branch
9/30/14   Scottish Music with Lorica - Join this local band for some favorite Scottish songs, strathspeys, marches, and more. Harris Branch
9/30/14   Junior Bookworms Book Club - Children in grades K-1 can join the Junior Bookworms Book Club. The club meets every Tuesday for seven weeks. Harris Branch
10/1/14   Bookworms Book Club - Children in grades 2 and 3 can join the Bookworms Book Club. The club meets every Wednesday for seven weeks. Harris Branch
10/2/14   Pizza and a Movie - Teens are welcome to enjoy pizza as they watch a movie based on the book The Fault in our Stars by John Green. Mishawaka Library
10/2/14   Online High School Book Club - Join our online book discussion on Goodreads. October's book is Beastly by Alex Flinn. Copies will be available for checkout beginning Monday, September 29. Mishawaka Library
10/4/14   Creating Projects Using Washi Tape - There are hundreds of ways to use washi tape (a decorate tape similar to masking tape) to decorate everything in your home. Bring a clean glass container and create a project. Bittersweet Branch
10/6/14   Pizza and a Movie - Teens are welcome to enjoy pizza as they watch a movie based on the book The Fault in our Stars by John Green. Bittersweet Branch
10/9/14   Teen "Trashy" Fashion Show - Create a piece of clothing made out of recycled trash. Then come model it at our fashion show! Prizes will be awarded.  Mishawaka Library
10/11/14   Scrap and Yap - Bring your scrapbooking supplies and get your scrap on! A Cricut machine and select cartridges will be available for use. Mishawaka Library
10/18/14   Teen Read to Feed - Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to participate in a special Food Drive Readathon to benefit the Humane Society of St. Joseph County. Special pizza lunch for teen readers! All Locations

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