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This event is in the "Kids 5-12" group.

Book Cooks

11:00am - 11:45am
Cooking and Food
Closed
Registration
Location: Nappanee Public Library
Room: Kids Craft Room
Age Group: Kids 5-12
Program Type: Cooking and Food
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Lets cook up some fun! Each week we will make a new recipe, that will include something home grown, and enjoy a story together! 

This event is in the "Teens 12-18" group.

Candy & Crayons

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Location: Nappanee Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Teens 12-18
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Teens are invited to join us monthly for a relaxing afternoon of coloring. Drop in for a bit or stay for the whole hour. Candy and snacks will be provided. Registration is not required.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Not So Young Adult Book Club

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Book Club
Closed
Registration
Location: Nappanee Public Library
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

The Not So Young Adult Book Club is for adults who love to read young adult books. If you are too old for our teen book club, but secretly want to join it.. this is the book club for you! 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Creative Canvas

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Closed
Registration
Location: Nappanee Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:

Join us as we paint a sunflower field painting. 

This event is in the "Babies 0-1" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers 1-3" group.
This event is in the "PreK 3-5" group.

Firefly Storytime

10:00am - 10:45am
Storytime
Open
Registration
Location: Nappanee Public Library
Room: Kids Storytelling Area and Craft Room
Age Group: Babies 0-1, Toddlers 1-3, PreK 3-5
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

The Indiana Early Literacy Firefly Awards rewards one outstanding picture book each year. Join us on Wednesday mornings as we read the 2024 Nominees. Books include Bear Has a Belly by Jane Whittingham, Firefighter Flo!

This event is in the "Children" group.
Location: Nappanee Public Library
Room: Kids Storytelling Area and Craft Room
Age Group: Children
Event Details:

Drop your stuffed animal off at the library and let them stay overnight for a sleepover! On Thursday, June 20th, drop off your stuffed animal at the library. While you are here, make them a name tag and read them a story.

This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Location: Nappanee Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1 & 2
Age Group: Children
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 47
Event Details:

An hour of family-friendly stories, music and folk dances from various cultures from around the world.

This event is in the "Teens 12-18" group.

Snacks in the Stacks

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cooking and Food
Open
Registration
Location: Nappanee Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Teens 12-18
Program Type: Cooking and Food
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

Join us on Thursday afternoons as we make and eat snacks at the library. This week is Ice Cream Floats, experiment with different flavors of pop and ice cream.

This event is in the "Teens 12-18" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Magic: The Gathering

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Games
Open
Registration
Location: Nappanee Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Teens 12-18, Adults
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Join in once a month to play this fun game!  

This event is in the "Children" group.
Location: Nappanee Public Library
Room: Kids Storytelling Area and Craft Room
Age Group: Children
Event Details:

On Thursday, June 20th, drop off your stuffed animal at the library. While you are here, make them a name tag and read them a story.

This event is in the "Kids 5-12" group.
This event is in the "Teens 12-18" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Bingo

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Games
Location: Nappanee Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1 & 2
Age Group: Kids 5-12, Teens 12-18, Adults
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Play Bingo on the first and third Fridays, monthly*. All ages are welcome. 

*Subject to change for holidays and closures

This event is in the "Teens 12-18" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tracking Our Beginning Barn Quilt painting

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Arts & Crafts, Educational
Open
Registration
Location: Nappanee Center
Age Group: Teens 12-18, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:

Come and join the Heritage Collection as they paint Barn Quilt blocks of the Nappanee Center's Quilt Garden called Tracking Our Beginning. 

12x12 wood panels will be provided. 

This event is in the "Kids 5-12" group.

Block Party

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Open
Registration
Location: Nappanee Public Library
Room: Kids Storytelling Area
Age Group: Kids 5-12
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:

Meet at the library every month for a Block Party. Get creative with imaginative building play using Lincoln Logs, Magna Tiles, Tinker Toys, and more.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Michiana Bee Keepers

9:00am - 12:00pm
Educational
Location: Nappanee Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1 & 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:

Join the Michiana Bee Keepers for their monthly meeting and learn more about bees and bee keeping

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Heritage Skills: Growing and Using Herbs

10:00am - 11:00am
Educational, Cooking and Food, Health & Wellness
Open
Registration
Location: Nappanee Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Cooking and Food, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:

Return to your roots by learning classic heritage skills that help you have a more wholesome lifestyle.

Join us as we learn about different herbs and their benefits as well as growing them. 

This event is in the "Kids 5-12" group.

Chapter Chats

11:30am - 12:00pm
Book Club
Open
Registration
Location: Nappanee Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids 5-12
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Join us weekly during Summer Reading for our Chapter Chats Book Club!

This event is in the "Teens 12-18" group.

Tie Dye

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Open
Registration
Location: Nappanee Public Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Teens 12-18
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:

Try out Tie Dye at the library! Please include your shirt size when registering.

This event is in the "Kids 5-12" group.

Book Cooks

11:00am - 11:45am
Cooking and Food
Waitlist
Registration
Location: Nappanee Public Library
Room: Kids Craft Room
Age Group: Kids 5-12
Program Type: Cooking and Food
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Lets cook up some fun! Each week we will make a new recipe, that will include something home grown, and enjoy a story together! 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cover to Cover Book Club

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Book Club
Open
Registration
Location: Nappanee Public Library
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15

Disclaimer(s)

Must be a valid NPL cardholder to get a copy of the book. 

Event Details:

Join fellow book lovers as they plan future books to read. New members are always welcome!
Titles will alternate between fiction and non-fiction.

If you have any questions, please see any service desk or call 574.773.7919.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Evie's History Bytes

All Day
Educational, Historical
Virtual Event
Location: Nappanee Public Library
Room: Podcast Platform
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Historical
Event Details:

Episode Name: Redevelopment in Nappanee

This event is in the "Babies 0-1" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers 1-3" group.
This event is in the "PreK 3-5" group.

Firefly Storytime

10:00am - 10:45am
Storytime
Open
Registration
Location: Nappanee Public Library
Room: Kids Storytelling Area and Craft Room
Age Group: Babies 0-1, Toddlers 1-3, PreK 3-5
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:

The Indiana Early Literacy Firefly Awards rewards one outstanding picture book each year. Join us on Wednesday mornings as we read the 2024 Nominees. Books include Bear Has a Belly by Jane Whittingham, Firefighter Flo!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Make-a-Mix

10:00am - 11:00am
Cooking and Food
Open
Registration
Location: Nappanee Public Library
Room: Cube
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Cooking and Food
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Make real food convenient by making a different mix each month to store in your pantry!

This month make cobbler mix. 

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Free Movie: The Mutant Mayhem

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Movie
Location: Nappanee Public Library
Room: Outside
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:

The Turtle brothers work to earn the love of New York City while facing down an army of mutants. Free movie showing at the Nappanee Theatre.

Concessions will be available for purchase.