LPCPL Labs Events
Thu, Nov 14, 9:00am - 10:00am
Main Library
Babies 0-24 months (and their favorite grown-up) will be introduced to songs, movement, rhythm and rhyme designed to foster a love of books and reading.

Thu, Nov 14, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Maker Lab
(Ages 8+) Build real-world STEAM skills with self-paced STEAM challenges.

Thu, Nov 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Kingsford Heights
Dolly and her service dog Parker will be at the Branch waiting to hear a good story. Stop by and snuggle up with Parker and practice your reading skills

Fri, Nov 15, 10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Children ages 2-5 (and their favorite grown-up) will enjoy stories, songs, movement and more in this fun program designed to get them ready for Kindergarten.

Mon, Nov 18, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Maker Lab
Create and collaborate during Maker Mondays! Each month we'll highlight a different skill and the LPCPL Labs equipment you can use to practice and become proficient in that skill.

Tue, Nov 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Coolspring - Meeting Room
"Hike" through National Parks but leave the bug spray at home! Virtual reality goggles make it possible to go places you've never been and have an immersive experience without spending a fortune.

Tue, Nov 19, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Maker Lab
(Ages 8+) Build real-world STEAM skills with self-paced STEAM challenges.

Tue, Nov 19, 4:30pm - 4:50pm
Mobile Services
1704 Country Lane Dr, La Porte, IN 46350

Tue, Nov 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Meeting Room A
What do you want from your library? Come to TAB, share your ideas, and get involved!

Tue, Nov 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Coolspring - Meeting Room
We will discuss end of life planning and hear Melanie Marshall of VNA Hospice of Northwest Indiana speak on in hospice services and care. This is the final class in the series.

Wed, Nov 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Kingsford Heights
Please join us for coffee or tea and lively discussion as we talk about this month's book selection. Newcomers always welcome!

Wed, Nov 20, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Mobile Services
2003 E 1000 N, La Porte, IN 46350

Wed, Nov 20, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Maker Lab
(Ages 8+) Build real-world STEAM skills with self-paced STEAM challenges.

Wed, Nov 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Kingsford Heights
Become a scientist and explore ideas about wind and air by creating and testing your own wind-detecting device!

Thu, Nov 21, 9:00am - 10:00am
Main Library
Babies 0-24 months (and their favorite grown-up) will be introduced to songs, movement, rhythm and rhyme designed to foster a love of books and reading.

Thu, Nov 21, 2:00pm - 2:20pm
Mobile Services
W Indian Trail and N Verma Drive, La Porte IN 46350

Thu, Nov 21, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Maker Lab
(Ages 8+) Build real-world STEAM skills with self-paced STEAM challenges.

Thu, Nov 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Kingsford Heights
Dolly and her service dog Parker will be at the Branch waiting to hear a good story. Stop by and snuggle up with Parker and practice your reading skills

Fri, Nov 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Children ages 2-5 (and their favorite grown-up) will enjoy stories, songs, movement and more in this fun program designed to get them ready for Kindergarten.

Fri, Nov 22, 1:15pm - 2:05pm
Mobile Services
2400 Andrew Ave, La Porte IN 46350

Fri, Nov 22, 2:15pm - 2:35pm
Mobile Services
1111 Longwood Drive, La Porte IN 46350

Fri, Nov 22, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Mobile Services
1700 Andrew Ave, La Porte IN 46350

Mon, Nov 25, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Maker Lab
Create and collaborate during Maker Mondays! Each month we'll highlight a different skill and the LPCPL Labs equipment you can use to practice and become proficient in that skill.

Tue, Nov 26, 12:45pm - 1:15pm
Mobile Services
Regency Pkwy, La Porte, IN 46350

Tue, Nov 26, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Maker Lab
(Ages 8+) Build real-world STEAM skills with self-paced STEAM challenges.

Tue, Nov 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Coolspring - Meeting Room
Please join us for coffee or tea and lively discussion as we talk about this month's book selection. Newcomers always welcome!

Wed, Nov 27, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Mobile Services
E Saugana Trail & N Pottawatomi Trail

Fri, Nov 29, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Meeting Room B
Interactive movies encourage audience participation. Movement, laughter, and noise are welcome as we journey with Dorothy and her pals down the yellow brick road.

Mon, Dec 02, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Union Mills - Meeting Room
Please join us for coffee or tea and lively discussion as we talk about this month's book selection. Newcomers always welcome!

Mon, Dec 02, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Maker Lab
Create and collaborate during Maker Mondays! Each month we'll highlight a different skill and the LPCPL Labs equipment you can use to practice and become proficient in that skill.

Tue, Dec 03, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Maker Lab
(Ages 8+) Build real-world STEAM skills with self-paced STEAM challenges.

Tue, Dec 03, 4:30pm - 4:50pm
Mobile Services
1704 Country Lane Dr, La Porte, IN 46350

Wed, Dec 04, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library in the Community
Outreach Librarians conduct visits to senior living facilities to share stories, activities, and information. Visits engage adults in meaningful conversations that enrich their quality of life.  

Wed, Dec 04, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Mobile Services
2003 E 1000 N, La Porte, IN 46350

Wed, Dec 04, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Maker Lab
(Ages 8+) Build real-world STEAM skills with self-paced STEAM challenges.

Thu, Dec 05, 9:00am - 10:00am
Main Library
Babies 0-24 months (and their favorite grown-up) will be introduced to songs, movement, rhythm and rhyme designed to foster a love of books and reading.

Thu, Dec 05, 2:00pm - 2:20pm
Mobile Services
W Indian Trail and N Verma Drive, La Porte IN 46350

Thu, Dec 05, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Maker Lab
(Ages 8+) Build real-world STEAM skills with self-paced STEAM challenges.

Thu, Dec 05, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Kingsford Heights
Dolly and her service dog Parker will be at the Branch waiting to hear a good story. Stop by and snuggle up with Parker and practice your reading skills

Thu, Dec 05, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Maker Lab
Discover the possibilities in the Maker Lab! Find out how to get started during Beginners Night. We’ll answer your questions about equipment & explain how to access the lab during library open hours.

Fri, Dec 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Children ages 2-5 (and their favorite grown-up) will enjoy stories, songs, movement and more in this fun program designed to get them ready for Kindergarten.

Fri, Dec 06, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Maker Lab
Join us as our volunteer Dungeon Masters guide us on a journey through the depths of Castle Ravenloft. Together, we will face the evil that lies within.

Sat, Dec 07, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Main Library - Maker Lab
Ready to dial your soldering skills up a notch? We'll assemble and solder a mini USB mobile charger that uses a 9V battery for power. Registration required at laportelibrary.org

Mon, Dec 09, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Maker Lab
Create and collaborate during Maker Mondays! Each month we'll highlight a different skill and the LPCPL Labs equipment you can use to practice and become proficient in that skill.

Mon, Dec 09, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Coolspring - Meeting Room
Build Lego Robots and code them to light up, make sounds, and move.

Tue, Dec 10, 10:30am - 11:30am
Library in the Community
Outreach Librarians conduct visits to senior living facilities to share stories, activities, and information. Visits engage adults in meaningful conversations that enrich their quality of life.

Tue, Dec 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Main Library - Meeting Room B
Please join us for coffee or tea and lively discussion as we talk about this month's book selection. Newcomers always welcome!

Tue, Dec 10, 12:45pm - 1:15pm
Mobile Services
Regency Pkwy, La Porte, IN 46350

Tue, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Meeting Room B
"Swim" in the Caribbean but leave the sunscreen at home! Virtual reality goggles make it possible to go places you've never been and have an immersive experience without spending a fortune.

Tue, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Mobile Services
2019 W 1800 S, Hanna, IN 46340

Tue, Dec 10, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Maker Lab
(Ages 8+) Build real-world STEAM skills with self-paced STEAM challenges.

Tue, Dec 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Coolspring
Join us as we tell classic stories with robots! Help a hungry caterpillar eat delicious food and a brown bear see colorful animals. Come see how robots add an extra-special element to storytelling!

Tue, Dec 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Fish Lake - Meeting Room
Please join us for coffee or tea and lively discussion as we talk about this month's book selection. Newcomers always welcome!

Wed, Dec 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Library in the Community
Outreach Librarians conduct visits to senior living facilities to share stories, activities, and information. Visits engage adults in meaningful conversations that enrich their quality of life.

Wed, Dec 11, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Maker Lab
(Ages 8+) Build real-world STEAM skills with self-paced STEAM challenges.

Wed, Dec 11, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Hanna - Meeting Room
Students learn Javascript and build keyboarding skills by creating apps on a virtual tablet.

Thu, Dec 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Colors, numbers, and directional language are just a few of the topics kids need to learn! Technology can help teach these skills! Come see technology in action supporting early childhood education!

Thu, Dec 12, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Maker Lab
(Ages 8+) Build real-world STEAM skills with self-paced STEAM challenges.

Thu, Dec 12, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Rolling Prairie - Meeting Room
MaKey MaKey is an invention kit that turns everyday objects into touchpads. Paired with Scratch, students build and code interactive projects.

Thu, Dec 12, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Kingsford Heights
Dolly and her service dog Parker will be at the Branch waiting to hear a good story. Stop by and snuggle up with Parker and practice your reading skills

Fri, Dec 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Oh no! Bees are loose in the library! Can the bees find their way back to their hive? Help wrangle these insects while learning fun facts about them! Come join us and see if we can rescue the bees!

Fri, Dec 13, 1:15pm - 2:05pm
Mobile Services
2400 Andrew Ave, La Porte IN 46350

Fri, Dec 13, 2:15pm - 2:35pm
Mobile Services
1111 Longwood Drive, La Porte IN 46350

Fri, Dec 13, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Mobile Services
1700 Andrew Ave, La Porte IN 46350