Michigan City Public Library
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100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN 46360, phone 219 - 873 - 3044 fax 219 - 873 - 3067

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      Writing Out Loud: Indiana Mystery Writers 7:30pm
Gentle Flow Yoga 12:15pm
Ah Tu Jams! 2:00pm
 Tuesday Afternoon Story Time 1:00pm
Wednesday Morning Story Time 10:00am
South Shore Scribes Writers Group 6:00pm
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 STEAM Ahead Kids: Art à la Carte 3:30pm
Celebrate Our Birthday with Cake 11:00am
Tuesday Afternoon Story Time 1:00pm
Wednesday Morning Story Time 10:00am
Angels Among Us 3:00pm
Duneland Stamp Club 6:00pm
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National Friends of the Library Week 22
Films on DVD Series: The Man Who Knew Infinity 2:00pm
 Tuesday Afternoon Story Time 1:00pm
Night Time Story Time 5:30pm
Wednesday Morning Story Time 10:00am
South Shore Scribes Writers Group 6:00pm
Everyone knows the classic tale of Little Red Riding Hood, but you haven't seen one this wacky and entertaining. Join improvPLAYHOUSE for their up close exploration of the classic story, filled with music and merriment.
improvPLAYHOUSE Presents: Little Red Riding Hood - 10:00am

Annemarie Kostyk will review The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert. Gilbert returns to fiction, inserting her inimitable voice into an enthralling story of love, adventure and discovery. Spanning much of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the novel follows the fortunes of the extraordinary Whittaker family. The Westchester Public Library will also host this review Thursday, October 20 at 2:00pm at the Westchester Township Historical Museum in Chesterton.
Bookmarks: The Signature of All Things - 2:00pm

October 16-22 is National Friends of Libraries Week, and we’re celebrating the Friends of the Michigan City Public Library. The Friends of the Library support a variety of services and programs at the library. The Friends will have a table in the library lobby with information about the organization and membership information all week. Stop by all week to check out fun Friends-related activities!
National Friends of the Library Week - 22

Jack Olesker was born in Chicago and attended Bradley University, majoring in Journalism. He has written, produced and directed many projects around the world. He has written over 1200 episodes of television, sold 18 screenplays, 10 of which were produced, and published 7 novels. Many of these franchises are household names, such as He-Man, Care Bears and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. His first novel, No Place Like Home, became a best seller. A consummate professional, he is currently working on a host of entertainment and writing projects.
Writing Out Loud: Author & Screenwriter Jack Olesker - 7:30pm

A workshop for people interested in dreams and their significance. Learn techniques on how to remember and understand your dreams. Terese Fabbri, an experienced dream therapist, will facilitate.
Understanding Your Dreams - 2:00pm

Blues guitarist Keith Scott and local artist Tara Lonzo will host a Mighty Mic Redux. Several years ago the library hosted musicians, poets, dancers and other talented community members in this open mic forum. We're looking for new and former participants to entertain, and we need an audience to appreciate the great talent. Join us and enjoy an afternoon of fun.
Mightiest of Mighty Mic Returns - 2:00pm

New! We are now offering the same Story Time twice a week. You pick the day that's best for you! Children and their grown-ups will enjoy stories, songs and crafts by our Story Time Crew during this program designed for parent/guardian and child interaction. Please arrive a few minutes early to receive a name tag. For ages birth through 5 years, accompanied by an adult.
Tuesday Afternoon Story Time - 1:00pm

The monthly meeting for the Library Board of Trustees will be held on Wednesday, October 26 at 2:30pm.
Library Board Monthly Meeting - 2:30pm

We will tell stories and then parade through the library collecting treats! Wear your favorite costume and bring a treat bag to collect the goodies. For ages birth through 5 years, accompanied by an adult.
Costume Parade - 10:00am

Make a scary craft! Choose from a selection of terrifyingly fun crafts and make your own creation. All materials will be provided for both programs. The child must be present to receive materials. For ages 4 to 10 accompanied by an adult.
STEAM Ahead Kids: Fly, Creep, Crawl, or Ooze - 3:30pm

Is your costume creatively unique? Super-creepy? Too cute for words? Come participate in our Costume Contest and show off your costume! Winners will receive a $40 gift card. There are three age groups (birth-5 years, 6-10years, 11-17 years). There will be two winners per age group: Most Orginal Costume and Scariest Costume. Registration is from 3:30 - 4:00pm. The contest begins at 4:00pm.
Costume Contest for Kids & Teens - 3:30pm

Halloween night will never be the same after three 17th century witches are accidentally conjured up in present day Salem where they brew a hilarious cauldron of mischief and mayhem. Children under 18 are eligible to win a copy of the movie. Light refreshments will be served. Rated PG.
Scary Saturday Boo-vie! Hocus Pocus - 10:00am

The LaPorte County Genealogical Society and the library will present A Piece of Eden, celebrating immigrants and the apple orchards of the county. The film was produced by prominent local film-maker, John Hancock and includes many area residents. Mr. Hancock will offer an introduction to the film. A Bicentennial Legacy Project.
Bicentennial Project Film: A Piece of Eden - 2:00pm


Thanks to the Friends of the Library, the Library Endowment Fund and the Platt-Coffin Trust Fund for their continued support of library programs.