Latest News From The Library

Monstrous Fun!

A chill is in the air, the sun is rising later and the leaves are changing color. These are sure signs that it’s time to turn our thoughts toward the spooky sights and sweet treats of Halloween!

Tell Me A Story

Fairy tales, puppet shows, nursery rhymes, and bedtime stories all have the ability to transport our imaginations with the power of storytelling.

Back to School!

Each new school year brings a mix of opportunities, excitement and struggles for our children. In the mad rush to make sure that supplies are bought, clothes are ready, and lunches are planned, it’s easy to forget that our little ones may be hiding nervousness about their new educational adventure.

Building Blocks of Early Learning

Talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing. These are five fun and easy things we can do with our children every day to get them ready to read!

National Bicycle Month

From tricycles to mountain bikes, many children spend a lot of time on their bikes. They explore their neighborhoods, race up and down driveways and around yards, and blaze trails through the forest with their friends. Read on to learn more about bicycles and for a short list of bike-related children's books.

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Explore Your Local World

Our Bittersweet and Harris branches both have wonderful outdoor spaces, and the downtown Mishawaka location is located very near the Riverwalk and many parks. Whether you visit the library to check out books, or use our digital resources to explore on the go, we can help enhance your adventures.

Springtime Fun!

Spring conjures up images of tiny green sprouts, sunshine, and baby animals. At the library, spring means preparing for a new round of storytime (for ages Birth - 5) and many other fun programs. Peek at the program guide for information on the fun things happening at your library!

Battle of the Books - Final Scores Announced

A big thanks to everyone who participated in this year's Battle of the Books!  Read on for final scores.

Being Bullied is Not Okay

It can be heartbreaking to know a child who is being bullied and feel unable to help them. Bullying is a real problem, and has the potential to ruin a child's school experience. How can you help?

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