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July Scavenger Hunt: Inside Out!

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Your favorite characters from Inside Out have snuck themselves into Youth Services and have gotten lost. Can you spot all the pictures hiding in Youth Services during July? Find them all for a prize!  Come back each week for more prizes after the characters change places!

Weekly Crafts for Kids & Teens

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Each week we will have different projects and crafts for kids and teens. Take-home craft kits are still available, but now you may make some of them here in the Makerspace! We have all the supplies you need to be “crafty.” Visit the Youth Services desk to find out more. Crafts and activities change weekly.…

Story Time!

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Join Mr. Dave and Miss Dana for stories, activities, songs, and crafts each Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.! For children birth through age 5 and accompanied by an adult. And be sure to check out all of our previous story time videos through our YouTube channel, Facebook page, and website.

D&D @MCPL For Kids

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Learn how to play Dungeons and Dragons with other kids! Work on teambuilding, storytelling, and more while earning cool magical items and loot! For tweens and teens ages 10-17. All supplies are provided, but are first come, first served. No registration is needed. Please email Miss Dana with questions at dwolf@mclib.org.

Summer Reading Program Movie: Labyrinth

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Join us for a free family film every Thursday at 10:00 am during the Summer Reading Program. On July 18 we will show Labyrinth. Sixteen-year-old Sarah is given thirteen hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother Toby when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King Jareth.…

Friday Afternoon Movie: Ordinary Angels

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

A struggling hairdresser finds a renewed sense of purpose when she meets a widowed father working hard to care for his two daughters. With his youngest critically ill and waiting for a liver transplant, the fierce woman single-handedly rallies an entire community to help. Starring Hilary Swank. Rated PG, Runtime is 2 hours 10 minutes.…

Movies in Washington Park: Wish

North Pointe Pavilion, Washington Park 2 on the Lake, Michigan City, IN, United States

Michigan City Parks and Recreation Department and the library join together to show Movies in Washington Park every summer. July's movie is Wish. A young girl named Asha wishes on a star and gets a more direct answer than she bargained for when a trouble-making star comes down from the sky to join her. Rated…

Weekly Crafts for Kids & Teens

Each week we will have different projects and crafts for kids and teens. Take-home craft kits are still available, but now you may make some of them here in the Makerspace! We have all the supplies you need to be “crafty.” Visit the Youth Services desk to find out more. Crafts and activities change weekly.…

Creative Tech Activities

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO Spike, Micro:bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, 3D pens, and more! For children ages 6 - 17. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian attend the session with them.

Story Time!

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Join Mr. Dave and Miss Dana for stories, activities, songs, and crafts each Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.! For children birth through age 5 and accompanied by an adult. And be sure to check out all of our previous story time videos through our YouTube channel, Facebook page, and website.

Tinkercad 3D Modeling

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Design, remix, and explore your creativity with Tinkercad! This session is for children ages 09 -17 and serves as an introduction to anyone that is curious about, or interested in, 3D design, art, and 3D printing. No prior experience is necessary. All participants will get a free 3D print of their creations (Printing time is…

Summer Reading Program Movie: Spiderman: Across the Spider-Verse

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Join us for a free family film every Thursday at 10:00 am during the Summer Reading Program. On July 25 we will show Spiderman: Across the Spider-Verse. After reuniting with Gwen Stacy, Brooklyn’s full-time, friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is catapulted across the Multiverse, where he encounters a team of Spider-People charged with protecting its very existence. However,…

Scratch Club

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Learn to code with Scratch by working through projects, sharing ideas, and exploring your creativity. Scratch is a coding platform to create stories, games, and animations. For children ages 7 - 17. For more info, call 219-873-3045 and ask for Dave.

Family Puzzle Challenge

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Work together as a family to solve a puzzle in the best time! All competitors will take home their puzzles and the fastest time will win a prize! For families of all ages!

Last Day of the Summer Reading Program

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

The last day to record your Summer Reading Program reading hours and enter the prize raffle is Saturday, July 27. The raffle drawing will be held following the end of the program. Winners will be notified by a phone call.The Summer Reading Program is for all ages and 100% free to participate. For every 10 hours…

Bless the Mic Open Mic Event

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Carnessa Carnes will host an Open Mic event at the library! All ages are welcome – either as participants or in the audience at the BlessTheMic Open Mic show. Comprised of poetry, rap, and singing, the event is free-flowing, family-friendly and performative. All types of talent are welcome. Join us for refreshments and fun! Carnes…

Weekly Crafts for Kids & Teens

Each week we will have different projects and crafts for kids and teens. Take-home craft kits are still available, but now you may make some of them here in the Makerspace! We have all the supplies you need to be “crafty.” Visit the Youth Services desk to find out more. Crafts and activities change weekly.…

Creative Tech Activities

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO Spike, Micro:bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, 3D pens, and more! For children ages 6 - 17. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian attend the session with them.

Story Time!

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Join Mr. Dave and Miss Dana for stories, activities, songs, and crafts each Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.! For children birth through age 5 and accompanied by an adult. And be sure to check out all of our previous story time videos through our YouTube channel, Facebook page, and website.

Blackout Poetry

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Learn how to make cool poems with pages of old books! Use markers to "black out" the pages except for the words of your poem. For tweens and teens ages 10-17 years old.

Creative Tech Activities

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO Spike, Micro:bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, 3D pens, and more! For children ages 6 - 17. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian attend the session with them.

D&D @ MCPL For Kids

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Learn how to play Dungeons and Dragons with other kids! Work on teambuilding, storytelling, and more while earning cool magical items and loot! For tweens and teens ages 10-17. All supplies are provided, but are first come, first served. No registration is needed. Please email Miss Dana with questions at dwolf@mclib.org.

3D Pen Workshop

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Come hang out in the children's makerspace and create whatever you can imagine with 3D pens! No experience necessary. This event is for children 6-17 years old. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian attend the session with them.

Creative Tech Activities

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO Spike, Micro:bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, 3D pens, and more! For children ages 6 - 17. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian attend the session with them.

Tinkercad 3D Modeling

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Design, remix, and explore your creativity with Tinkercad! This session is for children ages 9 -17 and serves as an introduction to anyone that is curious about, or interested in, 3D design, art, and 3D printing. No prior experience is necessary. All participants will get a free 3D print of their creations (Printing time is…

Bubble Dance Party!

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Do you like to dance with BUBBLES? Come get groovy and have fun surrounded by bubbles. This family friendly event is for all ages.

Creative Tech Activities

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO Spike, Micro:bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, 3D pens, and more! For children ages 6 - 17. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian attend the session with them.

D&D @ MCPL For Kids

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Learn how to play Dungeons and Dragons with other kids! Work on teambuilding, storytelling, and more while earning cool magical items and loot! For tweens and teens ages 10-17. All supplies are provided, but are first come, first served. No registration is needed. Please email Miss Dana with questions at dwolf@mclib.org.

3D Pen Workshop

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Come hang out in the children's makerspace and create whatever you can imagine with 3D pens! No experience necessary. This event is for children 6-17 years old. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian attend the session with them.

Lifesize Candyland

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Play a giant version of this classic game. Make your way through the candy world picking up small prizes! This family friendly event is for all ages.

Creative Tech Activities

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO Spike, Micro:bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, 3D pens, and more! For children ages 6 - 17. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian attend the session with them.

Story Time!

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Join Mr. Dave and Miss Dana for stories, activities, songs, and crafts each Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.! For children birth through age 5 and accompanied by an adult. And be sure to check out all of our previous story time videos through our YouTube channel, Facebook page, and website.

Stomp Rockets

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

Make a paper rocket and watch it soar from a launchpad made with PVC pipe and a two-liter plastic bottle! Everyone is encouraged to bring an empty two-liter plastic bottle for launch; however, we will have supplies available. This program is fun for the whole family!

Library Closed

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

The library is closed on Monday, September 2, for the Labor Day holiday.

Library Closed

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

The library is closed on Thursday, November 28, for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Library Closes at Noon

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

The library will close at 12:00 PM on Monday, December 23, for a staff event.

Library Closed

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

The library is closed on Tuesday, December 24.

Library Closed

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

The library is closed on Wednesday, December 25.

Library Closed

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN, United States

The library is closed on Tuesday, December 31, for the New Year's Eve holiday.

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