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

               
      September Newsletter


 

Library Hours

The library will be closed Monday, September 5 for Labor Day. Sunday hours resume Sunday, September 11 from 1-5pm.

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The Learning Center

Do you love to read? Share that with someone else. The Learning Center is in need of a few good people! We have students on a waiting list for tutoring assistance, especially for reading. Give just a few hours a week. You can make a big difference in the lives of students in our community. Reading is truly FUNdamental. Consider joining the fun! Volunteer! Call 219-873-3043 or stop by the library and see Jessica.

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The Learning Center

Do you love to read? Share that with someone else. The Learning Center is in need of a few good people! We have students on a waiting list for tutoring assistance, especially for reading. Give just a few hours a week. You can make a big difference in the lives of students in our community. Reading is truly FUNdamental. Consider joining the fun! Volunteer! Call 219-873-3043 or stop by the library and see Jessica.

yoga in a gymGentle Flow Yoga
Saturday, October 1, 12:15pm

Certified yoga instructor Lauralee Sikorski, who has taught over 1,000 hours of classes, will lead a free gentle flow yoga with emphasis on deep breathing and releasing stress. Bring your own mat, wear comfortable attire and come on an empty stomach.

Writing Out Loud: Indiana Mystery Writers
Lori Radar-DayTony Perona and Liz DombroskySaturday, October 1, 7:30pm

We're celebrating the Indiana Bicentennial by featuring mystery writers Lori Radar-Day, Tony Perona, and Liz Dombrosky, who all hail from Indiana. Lori Rader-Day's debut mystery, The Black Hour, won the 2015 Anthony Award for Best First Novel and was a finalist for the 2015 Mary Higgins Clark Award. Her second novel, Little Pretty Things, won the 2016 Mary Higgins Clark Award. Tony Perona and Liz Dombrosky are a father-daughter writing duo. They write under the name Liz Perona. Murder on the Bucket List and Murder under the Covered Bridge are their first two novels together. Tony also authored the Nick Bertetto mystery series, The Final Mayan Prophecy, and is co-editor and contributor to the anthologies Racing Can Be Murder and Hoosier Hoops & Hijinks.

Ah TuAh Tu Jams!
Sunday, October 2, 2:00pm

The local, lively and eclectic music ensemble Ah Tu will perform their annual community concert with special guest Chris Kang, a young rising star in the local music scene. And there is a rumor of a surprise appearance by Elvis!

South Shore Scribes Writers Group
Thursdays, October 6 & 20, 6:00pm

Join our writing group which meets the first and third Thursdays each month. Share your work with people who share your passion.

Celebrate Our Birthday with Cake
Monday, October 10, 11:00am

Sunday, October 9th, is the library's 119th birthday! Monday, October 10th, we'll celebrate with cake and cider and sing happy birthday.

Angels Among Us
Thursday, October 13, 3:00pm

Join us and share inspiring stories about the presence of angels in our everyday lives. Ange Benz will guide you to connect with your angel.

Duneland Stamp Club
Thursday, October 13, 6:00pm

The Duneland Stamp Club meets the second Thursday of each month. New members are invited.

movie posterFilms on DVD Series: The Man Who Knew Infinity
Sunday, October 16, 2:00pm

The Films on DVD series features The Man Who Knew Infinity. This biopic from writer/director Matt Brown details the extraordinary life of Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan (Dev Patel), who travels to England in 1913 to study. He faces prejudice from many of his colleagues, but he also bonds with a professor named G. H. Hardy (Jeremy Irons). In time, Ramanujan authors a number of pioneering equations. The film is co-sponsored with the Purdue University Northwest Odyssey Series at the North Central campus.

Bookmarks: The Signature of All Things
book jacketFriday, October 21, 2:00pm

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.

Understanding Your Dreams
Saturday, October 22, 2:00pm

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.

Writing Out Loud: Author & Screenwriter Jack Olesker
Jack OleskerSaturday, October 22, 7:30pm

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.

Mightiest of Mighty Mic Returns
Sunday, October 23, 2:00pm

Keith ScottBlues 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.

Library Board Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, October 26, 2:30pm

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

movie posterBicentennial Project Film: A Piece of Eden
Sunday, October 30, 2:00pm

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.