December 2016 – February 2017

Christmas Workshop
December 1, 2016 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
It’s that time of year! Christmas is almost here…wouldn’t it be nice to have a new ornament for your tree? How about learning how to [...]
Book Bites
December 5, 2016 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Children will hear a story or 2, including “Charlie Needs a Cloak” by Tomie dePaola, and participate in either a craft or activity related to [...]
Indiana Birthday Party – Bicentenial Open House
December 8, 2016 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate Indiana’s 200th birthday. Enjoy some refreshments, test your knowledge of Hoosier trivia, create a Hoosier birthday hat, and enter one [...]
Grey Spider Club
December 14, 2016 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Participants will be asked to read books from one of the nominee lists so that they are eligible to vote in April 2017 for their [...]
Celebrate the Holidays
December 15, 2016 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us for an evening full of holiday cheer! Have your family photo taken and create a frame to preserve the memory, welcome our Elf [...]
Book Bites
December 21, 2016 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Children will hear a story or 2, including “Harold at the North Pole” by Crockett Johnson, and participate in either a craft or activity related [...]
Closed
December 24, 2016 all-day
The library will be closed in observance of Christmas Eve.
Closed
December 26, 2016 all-day
The library will be closed in Observance of Christmas Day.
Closed at Noon
December 31, 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 12:01 pm
The library will be closing at noon in observance of New Year’s Eve.
Closed
January 1, 2017 all-day
The library will be closed in observance of New Year’s Day.
Registration Begins
January 3, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Registration begins for the following events: Preschool Story Hour (Session runs 1/30– 4/25) Beginning Story Hour (Session runs 2/1 – 3/22) Winter Reading Program (1/3 [...]
Friends of the Library
January 3, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This is a group of volunteers that advocate and assist the Wakarusa Library. Anyone interested in the Library may attend.
Book Bites
January 11, 2017 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Children will hear a story or 2, including “The First Day of Winter” by Denise Fleming, and participate in either a craft or activity related [...]
Library Board Meeting
January 13, 2017 @ 7:45 am – 8:15 am
This is the monthly meeting of the Wakarusa Library Board of Trustees. The public is welcome to attend.
‘Finding Winnie’
January 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Join us for a celebration of one of the world’s most famous bears, Winnie the Pooh. There will be make-it-take-it crafts, coloring pages and activity [...]
BINGO
January 19, 2017 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Family Programming – Join us and try your luck at our family friendly BINGO program for fun and prizes. All ages are welcome to attend. [...]
Locke Township Informational Meeting
January 24, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Wakarusa Public Library, 124 N. Elkhart Street in Wakarusa, will hold an informational meeting about library service in Locke Township on Tuesday, January 24 [...]
Grey Spider
January 25, 2017 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Participants will be asked to read books from one of the nominee lists so that they are eligible to vote in April 2017 for their [...]
Afterthoughts Book Club
January 26, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us as we watch the movie, “The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency”. The discussion night for this session will be next week, Feb. 2 [...]
Book Bites
January 27, 2017 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Children will hear a story or 2, including “The Snowy Day” by Ezra Jack Keats, and participate in either a craft or activity related to [...]
AstroNuts Space Club
January 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Space is Awesome! (Event takes place at the Nappanee Center) Students will learn about the basics of space. They will create space lava lamps to [...]
YA Registration – Book Club
January 30, 2017 all-day
Young adults (grades 6-8) are invited to register for the upcoming book club that will take place on Friday, February 24. Students will be asked [...]
Preschool Story Hour
January 30, 2017 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
This is a program for registered children ages 3 – 5 years old. Get creative as we explore through stories, songs, and play. Children will [...]
Preschool Story Hour
January 31, 2017 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
This is a program for registered children ages 3 – 5 years old. Get creative as we explore through stories, songs, and play. Children will [...]
Beginning Story Hour
February 1, 2017 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Are your little ones’ winter wiggles getting the best of you? Join us at Beginner Story Hour each Wednesday morning for stories, crafts and activities. [...]
Afterthoughts Book Club
February 2, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Adults will be invited to discuss “The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency” by Alexander McCall Smith. Refreshments will be served. Registration is required.
Preschool Story Hour
February 6, 2017 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
Get creative as we explore through stories, songs, and play. Children will hear a story about knitting. This week they will hear “Extra Yarn” by [...]
Preschool Story Hour
February 7, 2017 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
Get creative as we explore through stories, songs, and play. Children will hear a story about knitting. This week they will hear “Extra Yarn” by [...]
Friends of the Library
February 7, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This is a group of volunteers that advocate and assist the Wakarusa Library. Anyone interested in the Library may attend.
Beginning Story Hour
February 8, 2017 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Are your little ones’ winter wiggles getting the best of you? Join us at Beginner Story Hour each Wednesday morning for stories, crafts and activities. [...]

Upcoming Events

Apr
4
Tue
1:00 pm Friends of the Library
Friends of the Library
Apr 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This is a group of volunteers that advocate and assist the Wakarusa Library. Anyone interested in the Library may attend. Posterboard Posterboard Month Week [...]
Apr
5
Wed
9:00 am Walk-in Craft Sampler
Walk-in Craft Sampler
Apr 5 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
A variety of crafts will be available to make and take home. Each craft will take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete. Make one or [...]
Apr
6
Thu
6:30 pm Coloring Cafe
Coloring Cafe
Apr 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Looking for a quiet night out to de-stress and just relax with some friends? Join us for our first Coloring Cafe! This event is [...]
Apr
10
Mon
10:15 am Preschool Story Hour
Preschool Story Hour
Apr 10 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
Get creative as we explore through stories, songs, and play. Children will hear a story about eggs. This week they will hear “Egg” by [...]
Apr
11
Tue
10:15 am Preschool Story Hour
Preschool Story Hour
Apr 11 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
Get creative as we explore through stories, songs, and play. Children will hear a story about eggs. This week they will hear “Egg” by [...]

WAKARUSA PUBLIC LIBRARY
124 North Elkhart Street
P.O. Box 485
Wakarusa, IN 46573

Phone: (574) 862-2465
Fax: (574) 862-4156

Dial-A-Story: (574) 862-4441

Email: info@wakarusa.lib.in.us