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9/1/14   Who's Hiding This Month in The Library - ALL MONTH - Each month the Bittersweet Branch hosts "Who's Hiding in the Library?" A drawing is held at the end of the month for two lucky children.  Bittersweet Branch
9/1/14   The Sharing Box - ALL MONTH - The "Sharing Box" is an activity box for a child and an adult caregiver. Just ask for The Sharing Box at the Children's Services Desk. All Locations
10/20/14   Indiana Bicentennial Poetry Contest - Help our state celebrate its 200th Birthday by submitting a poem that caputes the essence of St. Joseph County. All Locations
10/22/14   The Perks of Being a Knitter - TAG Member Emily will help you work on a knitting or crochet project or teach you the basics. All skill levels are welcome. For teens in grades 7-12. Harris Branch
10/23/14   Learn Excel! - In this class, you will learn how to create a checkbook register. Basic computer skills are necessary. Mishawaka Library
10/23/14   Genealogy Roundtable - Interested in genealogy? Beginners and experienced family researchers are welcome to ask questions, share research tips and family stories. Mishawaka Library
10/24/14   Teen Zombie Lock-In - Enjoy zombie food and games, zombie-fy yourself, and join our zombie walk. Costumes are optional. Mishawaka Library
10/24/14   Frightful Friday - Enjoy crafts, stories, and trick-or-treat around the library at this annual Halloween celebration. Tickets are required for The ROZ Puppets performance at 3:00 p.m. and will be available at the Children's Services desk beginning October 13. Mishawaka Library
10/25/14   Perks of Being a Knitter - TAG Member Emily will help you work on a knitting or crochet project or teach you the basics. All skill levels are welcome. For teens in grades 7-12. Harris Branch
10/25/14   Relax with your eReader - Walk-in sessions are available to help you download library eBooks, change font size, and explore features on your own eReader. Harris Branch
10/25/14   Knitting & Crocheting - All levels of experience welcome. Instruction is available for beginners. Please bring your own crochet hook or knitting needles. Mishawaka Library
10/27/14   Fall Fun - Bittersweet Branch - Monday, October 27 3-4 p.m. All ages. We are celebrating fall with crafts, stories, and fun. Adult caregivers are expected to remain in the room with children 7 years and younger. Registration is required.  Bittersweet Branch
10/27/14   Stories "N" More - Stories, songs, activities, and more! Adult caregivers are expected to remain in the room with children 7 years and younger. No registration is required. Bittersweet Branch
10/28/14   Middle School Book Club - Join us as we discuss Smile by Raina Telgemeier. Copies will be available for checkout beginning Wednesday, October 8. Registration is required.  Mishawaka Library
10/30/14   Zombie Apocalypse Party - How long would you last in a zombie apocalypse? You'll find zombie food, games, survival skills, and trivia at this special after-hours teens-only event. Zombie costume is optional. Harris Branch
11/1/14   Mishawaka Library - Hello Kitty Program - Ages 3-7 Registration begins October 13. Enjoy Hello Kitty games, crafts and snacks! Mishawaka Library
11/1/14   Remembering "The Late War in Western Country" - Dr. Timothy Willig, Assistant Professor of History at IUSB, will give a presentation on the War of 1812 and its effect on the Midwest region. Mishawaka Library
11/1/14   NaNoWriMo Write-in! - Want to write a novel in November? Attendees are invited to work on their novels in a private room with other aspiring authors. Morning coffee and a pizza lunch will be served. Mishawaka Library
11/1/14   NaNoWriMo @ the Harris Branch - It's your chance to do what you always wanted--write a book! Join us for information on getting started with NaNoWriMo, how it works, hear from others who have tried it, and get inspired! For ages 12 and up. Harris Branch
11/4/14   Japanese Art and Culture Celebration - Learn about Japanese art and culture at this special evening for families. Activities include presentations on fashion, susi, origami, and Shirojiri, Mishawaka's Sister City. Mishawaka Library
11/5/14   Creating Chocolate Candy Treats - Dip, decorate and melt with us! Teens in grades 6-12 will make three delicious treats. Registration is required. Bittersweet Branch
11/6/14   Teen NaNoWriMo - November is National Novel Writing month! Join us to learn more about the program and then meet weekly to share your progress and brainstorm with other teen writers. Mishawaka Library
11/7/14   Beginning Internet and Email - This class is designed for adults who would like the very basics of navigating the internet and creating an email address. Mishawaka Library
11/8/14   The Perks of Being a Knitter - TAG Member Emily will help you work on a knitting or crochet project or teach you the basics. All skill levels are welcome. For teens in grades 7-12. Harris Branch
11/11/14   Origami Day Make It & Take It Craft - Teens in grades 7-12, drop in to make a paper crane and other simple origami designs. No registration is required Harris Branch
11/12/14   Fun with Legos - Bittersweet Branch - Second Wednesday of the Month. Grades 3-6 Wednesday: September 10 October 8 November 12 December 10 We are very excited about our new lego program. Each month there will be a  Bittersweet Branch
11/13/14   Jack of All Games - Teens in grades 6-12, join us for organized games including checkers , chess, scrabble, backgammon, and more!  Bittersweet Branch
11/13/14   Teen NaNoWriMo - November is National Novel Writing month! Join us to learn more about the program and then meet weekly to share your progress and brainstorm with other teen writers. Mishawaka Library
11/14/14   Celebrate International Girls' Day with Henna - TAG Member Maheera will teach you how to draw your own henna tattoo and introduce you to traditional Indian culture through art, food, and dance. For teens in grades 7-12. A $5.00 fee is due upon registration. Harris Branch
11/14/14   Open Tech Help - If your laptop or tablet is sick, we can help with software troubleshooting. No registration is required, but help is on a first come, first served basis. Mishawaka Library
11/15/14   Teen Wii U Tournament - It's "Game On" for International Game Day! Teens in Grades 7-12 can sign up for one or both tournaments: Nintendoland Tournament 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Mario Kart Tournament 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. Prizes will be awarded!  Mishawaka Library
11/16/14   Build a Gingerbread House - Harris Branch - Build a Gingerbread House Tuesday, November 18 3:30-4:30 p.m. Grades 1-6. Children my join library staff in creating a gingerbread house that will be displayed at the Harris Branch. The library will provide the gingerbread panels and frosting. Partici Harris Branch
11/17/14   Discovery Middle School Piano Lab Performances - The students of the Discovery Middle School Piano Lab will perform beautiful music this evening. All ages are welcome. Harris Branch
11/18/14   Rocky and Bullwinkle Anniversary Celebration - It's Rocky and Bullwinkle's 55th Birthday! Join the party for games, trivia and snacks! For teens in grades 7-12. Harris Branch
11/18/14   Mockingjay Celebration - Enjoy book discussion, trivia, games, snacks, and more! Mishawaka Library
11/18/14   Playdough Play - Bittersweet Branch - Tuesday, November 18 10 a.m. Ages 3-5 We are creating with playdough. Come join in the fun! Play and shape your dough and then take your creation home. Adult caregivers are expected to remain in the room. Registration is required. Bittersweet Branch
11/20/14   NaNoWriMo @ the Harris Branch - Checkup session for your November novel. Come and share your progress and word counts. For ages 12 and up. Harris Branch
11/20/14   Teen NaNoWriMo - November is National Novel Writing month! Join us to learn more about the program and then meet weekly to share your progress and brainstorm with other teen writers. Mishawaka Library
11/21/14   Teen Lock In - Clue Edition - Work your way through the library departments gathering clues in this Thanksgiving-themed mystery. Mishawaka Library
11/22/14   Mockingjay Party - Get ready for the movie with a book discussion, trivia, games, snacks & more! Harris Branch
11/22/14   NaNoWriMo Write-In - Want to write a novel in November? Attendees are invited to work on their novels in a private room with other aspiring authors. Morning coffee and a pizza lunch will be served.  Mishawaka Library
11/25/14   Middle School Book Club - Join us to talk about the book! Snacks provided.  Mishawaka Library
12/4/14   Paddington Bear Party - Bittersweet - Paddington Bear Party for grades K-3 We are celebrating Paddington Bear! Join us for games, a craft and lots of “Beary” good fun! Registration is required. Register today, come in, call in or register online. Bittersweet Branch

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