Author: Lydia Daniels

26 Sep Oh the Places You Will Go!

How often have you written up a grocery list, gone to the store, found what you needed, and left with only buying a few extra items (*cough* chocolate ice cream) that weren’t on your list?  Okay, so maybe you did buy more than you meant...

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17 Aug Fall Storytimes

Even if the temperatures are still summer-like, school has started, which means fall storytimes are just around the corner!  With Main closed for renovation projects (check out our progress here), we will move all storytimes to our Coolspring Branch 7089 West 400 North Michigan City, IN...

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08 Aug Spark Labs 101: 3D Printing

If you’re like me, when you first learned 3D printing existed you might have thought it was a made up technology.  How could a printer actually print off tools, spare parts, jewelry, key chains, edible chocolate?  (Do I have your attention now?)  We traditionally associate...

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10 Jun Become a Master Coder Today!

Coding can be an ominous word and task reserved for an elite club of computer enthusiasts.   A quick poll of library staff revealed that learning to code would probably be “difficult,” “time-consuming,” and “definitely not fun.”  So why would we, those of us that organize...

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06 May Explorers Unite!

Are you daring enough, brave enough, gutsy enough to take on three books full of high risks and adventure?  Buckle up your seat belt.  These books are not for the faint of heart! Airman by Eoin Colfer In the late nineteenth century, when Conor Broekhart discovers a...

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26 Feb Meet Dash!

It is easy to assume that working with robots is best done with older ages.  After all, robots must be expensive and fragile and hard to understand.  How could younger children possibly use robots?   That’s just what we set out to do when we ordered...

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23 Feb Scary Stories for Late at Night

Here at the library we don't save spooky mystery books just for Halloween.  Do you find yourself in the need for a thrilling, chilling, action-packed, stay-up-late-because-now-you-can’t-sleep kind of book?  Try one or more of the library’s recommendations! Something Upstairs by Avi When he moves from Los Angeles to...

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03 Feb Happily Ever After

Once upon a time… These four little recognizable words may carry more weight than you realize. Researchers at Durham University in the United Kingdom and the New University of Lisbon in Portugal recently announced that fairy tales like Beauty and the Beast and Rumpelstiltskin can be...

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20 Nov Teen Art Show 2015

This year’s Teen Art Show boasted over 100 original pieces of art from local middle and high school students.  Artists submitted a variety of mediums including 3D, ceramics, paintings, drawings, yarn art, and even a jacket created entirely out of Capri Sun packets.   Our seven...

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