Nappanee Public Library Story Times focus is Clifford
More fun with Clifford the Big Red Dog and Elmer the Elephant is coming up during October Story Times at the Nappanee Public Library. Preschoolers age 3 to 6 will meet for songs, stories, and crafts about Clifford Wednesdays, Oct. 3, 10 and 17, from 10 to 10:45 a.m. or 1 to 1:45 p.m.
Toddler Time set
Toddlers, ages 2 to 3 will meet Thursday mornings from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Oct. 4, 11, and 18, for fun with Elmer the Elephant.
Help little one develop a love of reading from the start with Lullababies, a special program for babies at The Nappanee Public Library. Infants ages 9 to 23 months and their caregivers meet in this high-energy group Tuesdays, Oct. 2, 9, and 16, from 10 to 10:30 a.m.
Lullababies gives babies and caregivers the chance to interact with each other through songs, finger plays, rhymes, and more. Designed to match the shorter attention spans of the little ones, Lullababies is lively and entertaining; not a “sit still and listen” kind of program.
Library opens late
The Nappanee Public Library will open late at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5 for a staff development program and will remain open until 5:30 p.m. Regular hours at the library are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Internet class offered
Interested in a basic introduction to the Internet? Nappanee Public Library offers a class for those unfamiliar with surfing the Web on the second Monday of each month. The next session is scheduled for Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. at the library. Several ways to search for information on the Internet are demonstrated. Club discusses ‘Perfume’
Read along with the Cover to Cover Book Club at the Nappanee Public Library. The club will meet Sunday, Oct. 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. to discuss “Perfume” by Patrick Suskind. An acclaimed bestseller and international sensation, Suskind’s classic novel provokes a terrifying examination of what happens when one man’s indulgence in his greatest passion — his sense of smell — leads to murder.
For more information or to reserve a copy of the book, call 574-773-7919, or go to www.nappaneelibrary.org The Cover to Cover Book Club meets at the library on the second Sunday of each month.
Wakarusa Public Library Story Hour theme set
“A Beary Good Friend” is the theme for Story Hour Oct. 1 and Oct. 2 at 10:15 a.m. Participants will hear a story about sharing with friends. The craft will be a bear mask. Registration is required for children age 3 years to 5 years wanting to attend this program.
Toddler Time focus is autumn
Autumn is the time to harvest apples. Children and their caregivers will hear a story about apples during Toddler Time Oct. 3 at 10 a.m. The children will create a craft.
Friends of the Library will meet Oct. 2 at 1 p.m. in the library meeting room. Anyone interested in volunteering their time to this group is invited to attend.
“The Caterpillar’s Surprise” is the dial-a-story selection for this week. This is the story of how a caterpillar becomes aware of the bright new world around him. Hear this tale at 574-862-4441.