NAPPANEE — The Nappanee Public Library has announced its list of upcoming activities and events.
Preschool Story Time — Nov. 28, 10 to 10:45 a.m. (ages 3-5)
Children, accompanied by a favorite adult, are invited to have fun with engaging books, songs and activities for a beard story time.
Pokemon Club — Nov. 29, 4 to 5 p.m. (ages eight and older)
Any patrons interested in Pokémon Go or trading, battling, and discussing all things Pokémon, can join the library for its first Pokémon Club meeting. Snacks and crafts will be available while a Pokémon movie plays on the big screen. No registration is necessary.
Elf On The Library Shelf — Dec. 1-23, during library hours (all ages)
NPL is excited to introduce Archie, the elf on the Library shelf. He will be here hiding in different spots around the library, keeping an eye on staff, and reporting back to Santa. Interested patrons can visit the library from Dec. 1-23 to see if they can find him. Remember, don’t touch the elf or he will lose his magic. Tell any staff member you found him and get entered to win a Christmas prize bundle. The library can be followed on Facebook to see what Archie is up to. He promises to behave, but he’s good at causing trouble.
Holiday Wellness With Essential Oils — Dec. 1, 10:30 a.m. to noon (adults)
NPL will host a holiday essential oils presentation with a make and take afterward. The cost is $8 per adult for the make and take, which includes a Vapor Rub and a wellness roll-on. Additional essential oil recipes will be available to make for a separate cost. Register by (574) 773-7919
Winter DIY — Dec. 1, 2 to 3 p.m. (teens and adults)
Interested patrons can fulfill winter decorating needs with fun DIY Mason jar crafts. The cost is $5 per project. Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Register by calling (574) 773-7919 or visit nappaneelibrary.org.
Blending In — Dec. 1, 3 to 4:30 p.m. (teens and adults)
Blending In is a group for high functioning autistic teens and other unique teens seeking to meet others in a safe, laid-back, positive environment. Registration is required. Call Cami for more information at (574) 333-6201 or to register.
Family Make And Take — Dec. 3-9, Cube hours (all ages)
Interested patrons can stop by anytime during library Cube hours to make a DIY Mason jar lid ornament. Instructions and supplies will be provided. There is a limit of two per person. No registration is necessary.
Rock Band — Dec. 4, 4 to 5 p.m. (teens)
Rock Band is coming to The Cube. Rock Band offers the unique social play of a full band experience—featuring a next-gen microphone, wireless drums and a guitar. Attendees can add their personal signature to every performance with a sound track featuring some of the world’s best hits. No registration is necessary.
Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiver Support Group — Dec. 4, 6 to 8:30 p.m. (adults)
Attendees will meet together for information, sharing, and support with others who are caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s or Dementia. No registration is necessary.
Pushing The Limits: Privacy — Dec. 4, 7 to 8:30 p.m. (teens and adults)
Interested patrons can join the library for a discussion of the book, “I’ll be Gone in the Dark,” by Michelle McNamara. Anyone who registers will receive a free copy of the book. Pushing the Limits combines fiction and nonfiction books, author videos, and discussions to explore how humans push their own limits every day. Register by Nov. 27. Pushing the Limits is funded by a grant from Rural Gateways.